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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 112 93 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 251 328 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.77% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.38% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 225 303 278
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
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
9322 9712 10370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.84% 82.01% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7777 8476 9465
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,922
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 329 (56.53%) Java
2 310 (53.26%) Multithreading
3 290 (49.83%) Finance
4 218 (37.46%) Front Office
5 195 (33.51%) Banking
6 192 (32.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 171 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
8 152 (26.12%) Linux
9 136 (23.37%) UNIX
10 128 (21.99%) C++
11 124 (21.31%) Investment Banking
12 119 (20.45%) SQL
13 116 (19.93%) OO
14 97 (16.67%) Degree
15 93 (15.98%) Equities
16 91 (15.64%) Electronic Trading
17 81 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
18 78 (13.40%) Python
19 73 (12.54%) Computer Science
20 67 (11.51%) Fixed Income
21 59 (10.14%) Derivative
22 58 (9.97%) TDD
23 52 (8.93%) Algorithmic Trading
23 52 (8.93%) C#
24 49 (8.42%) Ultra-Low Latency
25 48 (8.25%) STL
25 48 (8.25%) Software Engineering
26 44 (7.56%) Spring
26 44 (7.56%) Unit Testing
26 44 (7.56%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.20%) Apache
3 7 (1.20%) Node.js
4 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.34%) GemFire
6 2 (0.34%) Jetty
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) MTS
7 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.23%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.81%) Multicast
2 26 (4.47%) BGP
3 20 (3.44%) EIGRP
4 17 (2.92%) OSPF
5 16 (2.75%) Firewall
5 16 (2.75%) MPLS
5 16 (2.75%) WAN
6 14 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.23%) SAN
8 10 (1.72%) DNS
8 10 (1.72%) LAN
9 9 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.86%) VPN
11 5 (0.86%) Wireless
12 4 (0.69%) Internet
12 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.52%) Network Security
13 3 (0.52%) IGMP
13 3 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.98%) KDB
3 17 (2.92%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.92%) Big Data
3 17 (2.92%) MySQL
4 13 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (7.56%) Jenkins
2 37 (6.36%) JIRA
3 35 (6.01%) Subversion
4 32 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 25 (4.30%) Maven
6 19 (3.26%) FlexUnit
6 19 (3.26%) Mockito
6 19 (3.26%) Jasmine
7 14 (2.41%) Hudson
8 12 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.06%) Ant
9 9 (1.55%) JUnit
10 8 (1.37%) Grunt
10 8 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (1.37%) Bower
11 6 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.03%) Mocha
12 5 (0.86%) Hamcrest
12 5 (0.86%) jMock
General
1 290 (49.83%) Finance
2 218 (37.46%) Front Office
3 195 (33.51%) Banking
4 124 (21.31%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.36%) Games
6 17 (2.92%) Back Office
6 17 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.23%) Legal
8 13 (2.23%) International Banking
9 8 (1.37%) Advertising
10 4 (0.69%) Retail
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 413 (70.96%) Developer
2 247 (42.44%) Java Developer
3 63 (10.82%) Senior Developer
4 62 (10.65%) C++ Developer
5 49 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (4.81%) C# Developer
7 23 (3.95%) Network Engineer
8 20 (3.44%) Architect
9 19 (3.26%) Python Developer
9 19 (3.26%) Flex Developer
10 17 (2.92%) Software Developer
10 17 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 17 (2.92%) Front Office Developer
11 15 (2.58%) Analyst
12 12 (2.06%) Programmer
12 12 (2.06%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (1.89%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.25%) STL
2 44 (7.56%) Spring
3 37 (6.36%) FIX Protocol
4 33 (5.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 29 (4.98%) .NET
6 25 (4.30%) Flash
7 24 (4.12%) JMS
8 23 (3.95%) XML
9 22 (3.78%) Hibernate
10 21 (3.61%) Web Services
11 20 (3.44%) J2SE
12 19 (3.26%) Parsley
12 19 (3.26%) Apache Flex
12 19 (3.26%) Cairngorm
13 17 (2.92%) WPF
13 17 (2.92%) HTML
14 16 (2.75%) SOAP
14 16 (2.75%) Middleware
15 15 (2.58%) CSS
15 15 (2.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 192 (32.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 93 (15.98%) Equities
3 81 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (12.54%) Computer Science
5 67 (11.51%) Fixed Income
6 59 (10.14%) Derivative
7 42 (7.22%) Mathematics
8 40 (6.87%) Hedge funds
9 35 (6.01%) Open Source
10 13 (2.23%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.55%) User Experience
12 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.37%) Physics
12 8 (1.37%) Statistics
13 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.03%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.86%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.86%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 152 (26.12%) Linux
2 136 (23.37%) UNIX
3 28 (4.81%) Solaris
4 25 (4.30%) Windows
5 22 (3.78%) NetWare
6 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) Android
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (53.26%) Multithreading
2 171 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (19.93%) OO
4 91 (15.64%) Electronic Trading
5 58 (9.97%) TDD
6 52 (8.93%) Algorithmic Trading
7 49 (8.42%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 48 (8.25%) Software Engineering
9 44 (7.56%) Unit Testing
10 38 (6.53%) Scrum
11 29 (4.98%) OOD
12 26 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.26%) E-Commerce
13 19 (3.26%) Risk Management
14 18 (3.09%) Mentoring
15 17 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (2.92%) Memory Management
15 17 (2.92%) System Testing
15 17 (2.92%) Data Management
16 16 (2.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 329 (56.53%) Java
2 128 (21.99%) C++
3 119 (20.45%) SQL
4 78 (13.40%) Python
5 52 (8.93%) C#
6 37 (6.36%) Perl
7 29 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.12%) Scala
8 24 (4.12%) JavaScript
9 23 (3.95%) C
10 15 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.06%) PHP
12 11 (1.89%) Ruby
13 10 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.55%) R
15 6 (1.03%) VC++
16 5 (0.86%) Lua
17 3 (0.52%) Erlang
17 3 (0.52%) PowerHouse
18 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 97 (16.67%) Degree
2 26 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (3.95%) CCNP
4 12 (2.06%) CCIE
5 4 (0.69%) PhD
6 2 (0.34%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.17%) CCIP
7 1 (0.17%) CCDP
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) EMIR
2 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) NFS
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.58%) Puppet
2 13 (2.23%) Nagios
3 12 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.89%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.17%) YUM
6 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (5.50%) Oracle
2 31 (5.33%) Cisco
3 29 (4.98%) TIBCO
4 26 (4.47%) Adobe
5 24 (4.12%) 29West
6 14 (2.41%) Sybase
7 13 (2.23%) Juniper
8 10 (1.72%) Reuters
8 10 (1.72%) F5
9 9 (1.55%) Tradeweb
9 9 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.55%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.37%) Google
10 8 (1.37%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.37%) Sencha
11 6 (1.03%) JBoss
11 6 (1.03%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.86%) MarketAxess
12 5 (0.86%) Terracotta
13 3 (0.52%) Aruba
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Equity
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago