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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 140 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 186 252 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 2.40% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.89% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 169 215 274
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
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
8381 8728 8834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.79% 83.04% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7219 7401 7923
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 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 204 (50.62%) Finance
2 187 (46.40%) Multithreading
3 160 (39.70%) Java
4 141 (34.99%) Linux
5 132 (32.75%) Front Office
6 121 (30.02%) Banking
7 117 (29.03%) C++
8 105 (26.05%) UNIX
8 105 (26.05%) OO
9 85 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (21.09%) Investment Banking
10 79 (19.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 64 (15.88%) SQL
12 61 (15.14%) Python
13 60 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (14.39%) C#
15 54 (13.40%) Equities
15 54 (13.40%) Fixed Income
16 52 (12.90%) TDD
17 50 (12.41%) Degree
18 49 (12.16%) Algorithmic Trading
19 42 (10.42%) Electronic Trading
19 42 (10.42%) Derivative
19 42 (10.42%) Computer Science
20 40 (9.93%) STL
21 39 (9.68%) Subversion
21 39 (9.68%) Hedge funds
22 38 (9.43%) JIRA
22 38 (9.43%) Jenkins
22 38 (9.43%) Ultra-Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (1.24%) Apache
2 4 (0.99%) CMS
2 4 (0.99%) Drupal
2 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.74%) Node.js
3 3 (0.74%) GemFire
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.25%) MTS
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.69%) Multicast
2 25 (6.20%) BGP
3 23 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (5.46%) OSPF
5 20 (4.96%) MPLS
6 17 (4.22%) Firewall
6 17 (4.22%) VPN
6 17 (4.22%) EIGRP
7 12 (2.98%) Network Security
8 9 (2.23%) WAN
9 8 (1.99%) DNS
9 8 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.74%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.74%) HSRP
10 7 (1.74%) DHCP
11 6 (1.49%) VoIP
12 5 (1.24%) SNMP
12 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.24%) SSL
12 5 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.97%) MySQL
2 14 (3.47%) KDB
3 13 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.99%) Big Data
6 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (9.68%) Subversion
2 38 (9.43%) JIRA
2 38 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 27 (6.70%) FlexUnit
5 27 (6.70%) Mockito
6 17 (4.22%) Maven
7 7 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (1.49%) Ant
9 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.99%) Hudson
9 4 (0.99%) Bower
9 4 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.99%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (0.99%) Grunt
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.74%) Hamcrest
10 3 (0.74%) Mocha
10 3 (0.74%) jMock
General
1 204 (50.62%) Finance
2 132 (32.75%) Front Office
3 121 (30.02%) Banking
4 85 (21.09%) Investment Banking
5 34 (8.44%) Games
6 21 (5.21%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
9 4 (0.99%) Back Office
9 4 (0.99%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) International Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 274 (67.99%) Developer
2 116 (28.78%) Java Developer
3 64 (15.88%) C++ Developer
4 33 (8.19%) Network Engineer
5 29 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 27 (6.70%) Flex Developer
7 23 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.22%) Analyst
9 16 (3.97%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.23%) Quantitative Developer
12 12 (2.98%) Programmer
12 12 (2.98%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 10 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (2.23%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.23%) Architect
14 9 (2.23%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (1.99%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.93%) STL
2 34 (8.44%) Spring
3 33 (8.19%) .NET
4 30 (7.44%) Flash
5 29 (7.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (6.70%) Cairngorm
6 27 (6.70%) FIX Protocol
6 27 (6.70%) Parsley
6 27 (6.70%) Apache Flex
7 26 (6.45%) XML
8 17 (4.22%) WCF
9 16 (3.97%) HTML
10 15 (3.72%) Web Services
10 15 (3.72%) Hibernate
10 15 (3.72%) jQuery
11 13 (3.23%) CSS
12 12 (2.98%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.73%) HTML5
13 11 (2.73%) Middleware
13 11 (2.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 60 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (13.40%) Fixed Income
3 54 (13.40%) Equities
4 42 (10.42%) Derivative
4 42 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 39 (9.68%) Hedge funds
6 28 (6.95%) Algorithms
7 27 (6.70%) Open Source
8 23 (5.71%) Mathematics
9 19 (4.71%) Client/Server
10 16 (3.97%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.73%) N-Tier
11 11 (2.73%) Statistics
12 9 (2.23%) User Experience
13 5 (1.24%) Spread Betting
14 4 (0.99%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 141 (34.99%) Linux
2 105 (26.05%) UNIX
3 30 (7.44%) Solaris
4 24 (5.96%) Windows
5 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.49%) Android
7 4 (0.99%) NetWare
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) SUSE
9 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (46.40%) Multithreading
2 105 (26.05%) OO
3 85 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (12.90%) TDD
5 49 (12.16%) Algorithmic Trading
6 42 (10.42%) Electronic Trading
7 38 (9.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 37 (9.18%) Unit Testing
9 32 (7.94%) OOD
10 18 (4.47%) Software Engineering
11 16 (3.97%) Memory Management
11 16 (3.97%) Market Making
12 14 (3.47%) Scrum
13 13 (3.23%) OOP
14 12 (2.98%) MVC
15 11 (2.73%) Risk Management
15 11 (2.73%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.73%) Analytics
16 9 (2.23%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 160 (39.70%) Java
2 117 (29.03%) C++
3 64 (15.88%) SQL
4 61 (15.14%) Python
5 58 (14.39%) C#
6 24 (5.96%) C
7 23 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.46%) Perl
9 19 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.23%) PHP
11 12 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.98%) Scala
12 8 (1.99%) Clojure
12 8 (1.99%) Ruby
13 6 (1.49%) VC++
14 5 (1.24%) Lua
14 5 (1.24%) R
15 4 (0.99%) Haskell
16 2 (0.50%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (12.41%) Degree
2 36 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.45%) CCNP
4 18 (4.47%) CCIE
5 6 (1.49%) CCNA
6 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) NFS
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) Nagios
1 9 (2.23%) Puppet
2 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.99%) Graphite
2 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
2 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.74%) yum
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) OpenView
4 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.25%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (8.68%) Cisco
2 34 (8.44%) Adobe
3 19 (4.71%) CheckPoint
4 17 (4.22%) TIBCO
5 16 (3.97%) Oracle
6 12 (2.98%) Juniper
7 11 (2.73%) 29West
8 9 (2.23%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.99%) F5
10 7 (1.74%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.74%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.74%) ION Trading
10 7 (1.74%) Google
11 5 (1.24%) Tradeweb
11 5 (1.24%) Reuters
11 5 (1.24%) Avaya
12 4 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.99%) Sybase
12 4 (0.99%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.99%) SAP
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: COMPETITIVE + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago