The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 148 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +3
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 169 314 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 2.65% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 3.20% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 146 276 286
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £97,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,250 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.36% -7.77%
Low Latency
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the City of London

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 211 (49.88%) Finance
2 204 (48.23%) Multithreading
3 183 (43.26%) Java
4 142 (33.57%) Linux
4 142 (33.57%) Front Office
5 128 (30.26%) Banking
6 118 (27.90%) C++
7 112 (26.48%) OO
8 109 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (25.53%) UNIX
10 97 (22.93%) Investment Banking
11 90 (21.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 73 (17.26%) SQL
13 69 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
14 63 (14.89%) Python
15 59 (13.95%) Degree
15 59 (13.95%) TDD
16 56 (13.24%) Equities
17 55 (13.00%) Electronic Trading
18 51 (12.06%) Computer Science
18 51 (12.06%) Subversion
19 50 (11.82%) Jenkins
20 49 (11.58%) Fixed Income
20 49 (11.58%) JIRA
21 46 (10.87%) STL
22 45 (10.64%) C#
22 45 (10.64%) Algorithmic Trading
23 43 (10.17%) Adobe
24 42 (9.93%) Unit Testing
24 42 (9.93%) Git (software)

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.65%) Node.js
2 5 (1.18%) Apache
3 4 (0.95%) CMS
3 4 (0.95%) GemFire
3 4 (0.95%) Drupal
3 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) MTS
6 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.95%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.26%) BGP
1 18 (4.26%) Multicast
2 16 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (3.78%) EIGRP
2 16 (3.78%) MPLS
2 16 (3.78%) OSPF
3 12 (2.84%) Firewall
4 8 (1.89%) DNS
5 7 (1.65%) VPN
5 7 (1.65%) Network Security
5 7 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.18%) HSRP
6 5 (1.18%) DHCP
7 4 (0.95%) WAN
8 3 (0.71%) VoIP
8 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.71%) SAN
8 3 (0.71%) Internet
8 3 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.78%) MySQL
3 15 (3.55%) KDB
4 10 (2.36%) Big Data
5 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) DB2
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (12.06%) Subversion
2 50 (11.82%) Jenkins
3 49 (11.58%) JIRA
4 42 (9.93%) Git (software)
5 35 (8.27%) Jasmine
6 32 (7.57%) FlexUnit
6 32 (7.57%) Mockito
7 20 (4.73%) Maven
8 10 (2.36%) Ant
8 10 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (2.13%) Bower
9 9 (2.13%) Grunt
10 8 (1.89%) Hudson
10 8 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.65%) Mocha
12 6 (1.42%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.42%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (1.18%) jMock
13 5 (1.18%) Hamcrest
14 4 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 211 (49.88%) Finance
2 142 (33.57%) Front Office
3 128 (30.26%) Banking
4 97 (22.93%) Investment Banking
5 42 (9.93%) Games
6 14 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.42%) Back Office
8 5 (1.18%) Marketing
9 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) International Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Retail
11 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 306 (72.34%) Developer
2 136 (32.15%) Java Developer
3 67 (15.84%) C++ Developer
4 32 (7.57%) Senior Developer
4 32 (7.57%) Flex Developer
5 23 (5.44%) Network Engineer
6 22 (5.20%) C# Developer
7 19 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (3.31%) Analyst
9 12 (2.84%) .NET Developer
9 12 (2.84%) Programmer
9 12 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 11 (2.60%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (2.36%) Front Office Developer
11 10 (2.36%) Software Developer
11 10 (2.36%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 9 (2.13%) Architect
12 9 (2.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.87%) STL
2 39 (9.22%) Flash
3 38 (8.98%) Spring
3 38 (8.98%) FIX Protocol
4 35 (8.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 32 (7.57%) Cairngorm
5 32 (7.57%) Parsley
5 32 (7.57%) Apache Flex
6 26 (6.15%) XML
7 22 (5.20%) .NET
8 21 (4.96%) HTML
9 20 (4.73%) jQuery
10 19 (4.49%) Web Services
11 18 (4.26%) CSS
11 18 (4.26%) Middleware
12 15 (3.55%) Hibernate
12 15 (3.55%) AngularJS
13 14 (3.31%) CSS3
13 14 (3.31%) HTML5
14 13 (3.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (21.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 69 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (13.24%) Equities
4 51 (12.06%) Computer Science
5 49 (11.58%) Fixed Income
6 41 (9.69%) Derivative
7 38 (8.98%) Hedge funds
8 36 (8.51%) Algorithms
9 31 (7.33%) Open Source
10 27 (6.38%) Mathematics
11 22 (5.20%) Data Structures
12 13 (3.07%) Statistics
13 12 (2.84%) User Experience
14 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.89%) N-Tier
16 7 (1.65%) Graphic Design
16 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (1.42%) Visualisation
17 6 (1.42%) Physics
17 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 142 (33.57%) Linux
2 108 (25.53%) UNIX
3 29 (6.86%) Solaris
4 27 (6.38%) Windows
5 8 (1.89%) NetWare
6 6 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.95%) Android
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) SUSE
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (48.23%) Multithreading
2 112 (26.48%) OO
3 109 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (13.95%) TDD
5 55 (13.00%) Electronic Trading
6 45 (10.64%) Algorithmic Trading
7 42 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 38 (8.98%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 27 (6.38%) OOD
10 26 (6.15%) Software Engineering
11 25 (5.91%) Scrum
12 18 (4.26%) Market Making
13 15 (3.55%) MVC
14 14 (3.31%) Risk Management
14 14 (3.31%) Analytics
15 12 (2.84%) Web Development
15 12 (2.84%) E-Commerce
16 10 (2.36%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (2.36%) Memory Management
16 10 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 183 (43.26%) Java
2 118 (27.90%) C++
3 73 (17.26%) SQL
4 63 (14.89%) Python
5 45 (10.64%) C#
6 29 (6.86%) Perl
7 27 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.96%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.73%) C
10 15 (3.55%) PHP
11 14 (3.31%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.60%) Ruby
12 11 (2.60%) Scala
13 8 (1.89%) VC++
14 7 (1.65%) R
15 5 (1.18%) Clojure
15 5 (1.18%) Lua
16 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 59 (13.95%) Degree
2 25 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.02%) CCNP
4 15 (3.55%) CCIE
5 4 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.07%) Puppet
2 8 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.89%) Nagios
2 8 (1.89%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.71%) yum
4 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.47%) OpenView
4 2 (0.47%) Control-M
4 2 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (10.17%) Adobe
2 22 (5.20%) Cisco
3 20 (4.73%) TIBCO
4 19 (4.49%) Oracle
5 12 (2.84%) Juniper
5 12 (2.84%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.60%) 29West
7 10 (2.36%) Sybase
8 9 (2.13%) Bloomberg
8 9 (2.13%) Google
8 9 (2.13%) Sencha
8 9 (2.13%) F5
9 8 (1.89%) ION Trading
9 8 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.65%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.65%) Tradeweb
11 6 (1.42%) MarketAxess
12 5 (1.18%) Reuters
13 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.95%) Omniture
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrison James Executive
Salary: Very Competitive Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + 12% Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago