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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 90 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 212 204 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.18% 1.96% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.31% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 189 182 206
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (51.69%) Java
2 182 (43.96%) C++
3 172 (41.55%) Multithreading
4 171 (41.30%) Finance
5 158 (38.16%) Linux
6 132 (31.88%) Python
7 106 (25.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 103 (24.88%) Degree
9 93 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (22.46%) Unix
10 92 (22.22%) Front Office
11 83 (20.05%) Electronic Trading
12 66 (15.94%) C#
13 64 (15.46%) Hedge funds
14 62 (14.98%) Banking
15 60 (14.49%) Computer Science
15 60 (14.49%) Equities
15 60 (14.49%) Fixed Income
16 58 (14.01%) OO
17 56 (13.53%) FIX Protocol
18 55 (13.29%) SQL
19 47 (11.35%) STL
20 46 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
21 41 (9.90%) Concurrent Programming
22 40 (9.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 37 (8.94%) Functional Programming
23 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (8.94%) Data Structures
24 36 (8.70%) Investment Banking
24 36 (8.70%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (1.21%) MTS
1 5 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.24%) Node.js
2 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.48%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.35%) Multicast
2 10 (2.42%) BGP
3 8 (1.93%) Firewall
4 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.97%) OSPF
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.72%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.72%) NX-OS
5 3 (0.72%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) IPsec
6 2 (0.48%) SNMP
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Unicast
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.00%) Big Data
2 11 (2.66%) KDB
2 11 (2.66%) MySQL
3 9 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.21%) HBase
7 5 (1.21%) Redis
8 4 (0.97%) Tick Data
9 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospike
11 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 21 (5.07%) JIRA
2 14 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.14%) Maven
3 13 (3.14%) Subversion
4 8 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.93%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.45%) Ant
5 6 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.45%) Hudson
5 6 (1.45%) JUnit
6 5 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.21%) YourKit
7 3 (0.72%) GDB
7 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.48%) GCC
8 2 (0.48%) NUnit
8 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 171 (41.30%) Finance
2 92 (22.22%) Front Office
3 62 (14.98%) Banking
4 36 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.93%) Retail
7 6 (1.45%) Games
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 305 (73.67%) Developer
2 143 (34.54%) Java Developer
3 82 (19.81%) C++ Developer
4 51 (12.32%) Python Developer
5 45 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (7.00%) Programmer
8 18 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
9 16 (3.86%) Analyst
9 16 (3.86%) Senior C++ Developer
10 12 (2.90%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Network Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Quantitative Developer
12 10 (2.42%) Architect
12 10 (2.42%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (2.42%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 10 (2.42%) Lead Developer
12 10 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.42%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.53%) FIX Protocol
2 47 (11.35%) STL
3 40 (9.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 31 (7.49%) .NET
5 23 (5.56%) J2SE
6 21 (5.07%) HTML
6 21 (5.07%) Java SE
7 18 (4.35%) Apache Flex
8 15 (3.62%) Spring
9 14 (3.38%) CSS
9 14 (3.38%) Django
9 14 (3.38%) Rendezvous
10 12 (2.90%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.42%) HTML5
11 10 (2.42%) jQuery
12 9 (2.17%) React
12 9 (2.17%) REST
13 8 (1.93%) CSS3
13 8 (1.93%) LESS
13 8 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 106 (25.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 64 (15.46%) Hedge funds
3 60 (14.49%) Computer Science
3 60 (14.49%) Equities
3 60 (14.49%) Fixed Income
4 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (8.94%) Data Structures
5 32 (7.73%) Mathematics
6 28 (6.76%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.83%) Derivative
8 12 (2.90%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.17%) Fintech
9 9 (2.17%) Physics
10 6 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.48%) Statistics
13 2 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (38.16%) Linux
2 93 (22.46%) Unix
3 31 (7.49%) Windows
4 5 (1.21%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) CentOS
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) SUSE
5 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (41.55%) Multithreading
2 93 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.05%) Electronic Trading
4 58 (14.01%) OO
5 46 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
6 41 (9.90%) Concurrent Programming
7 37 (8.94%) Functional Programming
8 34 (8.21%) Proprietary Trading
8 34 (8.21%) TDD
9 29 (7.00%) Software Engineering
10 27 (6.52%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 26 (6.28%) Market Making
12 24 (5.80%) High Availability
13 20 (4.83%) DevOps
13 20 (4.83%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.83%) Machine Learning
14 19 (4.59%) Open Source
15 17 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (3.38%) Unit Testing
17 13 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (51.69%) Java
2 182 (43.96%) C++
3 132 (31.88%) Python
4 66 (15.94%) C#
5 55 (13.29%) SQL
6 35 (8.45%) C
7 28 (6.76%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.52%) Erlang
9 23 (5.56%) Scala
10 21 (5.07%) Perl
10 21 (5.07%) Ruby
11 17 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.38%) PHP
13 8 (1.93%) OCaml
14 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.97%) Groovy
15 4 (0.97%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.48%) R
17 1 (0.24%) Haskell
17 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (24.88%) Degree
2 36 (8.70%) PhD
3 10 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.93%) CCNP
5 6 (1.45%) CCIE
6 4 (0.97%) CCNA
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.48%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
1 1 (0.24%) NFS
1 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) Nagios
2 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.93%) Puppet
3 6 (1.45%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (4.59%) Google
2 18 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 18 (4.35%) Facebook
3 17 (4.11%) Oracle
4 15 (3.62%) Sybase
4 15 (3.62%) TIBCO
5 13 (3.14%) Cisco
6 11 (2.66%) Splunk
7 6 (1.45%) Solace
8 5 (1.21%) Currenex
8 5 (1.21%) Juniper
9 4 (0.97%) Fortinet
9 4 (0.97%) IBM
9 4 (0.97%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.97%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.72%) Intel
11 2 (0.48%) Algorithmics
11 2 (0.48%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.48%) Sony
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