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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 121 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 130 186 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 2.14% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.45% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121 167 222
Median salary £90,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £101,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
5326 7592 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.38% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4861 6540 7980
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 147 (59.76%) Multithreading
2 133 (54.07%) Java
3 122 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (48.78%) Finance
5 85 (34.55%) C++
6 83 (33.74%) TDD
7 78 (31.71%) Degree
8 70 (28.46%) Linux
9 62 (25.20%) Unix
10 61 (24.80%) Concurrent Programming
11 53 (21.54%) Python
12 50 (20.33%) High-Frequency Trading
13 44 (17.89%) JIRA
14 39 (15.85%) J2SE
15 38 (15.45%) Java SE
16 37 (15.04%) Fintech
17 36 (14.63%) SDLC
17 36 (14.63%) Banking
18 33 (13.41%) BDD
19 32 (13.01%) Front Office
19 32 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 31 (12.60%) Hedge funds
21 30 (12.20%) Scala
22 29 (11.79%) NoSQL
22 29 (11.79%) Windows
22 29 (11.79%) STL
23 27 (10.98%) OO
23 27 (10.98%) Advertising
23 27 (10.98%) Computer Science
24 25 (10.16%) Market Making

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.81%) IPython
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.41%) GemFire
2 1 (0.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.44%) GitHub
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Multicast
2 3 (1.22%) DHCP
2 3 (1.22%) DNS
2 3 (1.22%) LAN
2 3 (1.22%) WAN
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) BGP
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) MRTG
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.41%) OSPF
4 1 (0.41%) SNMP
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.79%) NoSQL
2 20 (8.13%) Big Data
3 16 (6.50%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.47%) MySQL
5 8 (3.25%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.63%) KDB
8 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.41%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.41%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 44 (17.89%) JIRA
2 6 (2.44%) Mocha
3 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.81%) Ant
4 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.81%) GCC
4 2 (0.81%) GDB
4 2 (0.81%) Hudson
4 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.81%) Maven
4 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.41%) Broccoli
5 1 (0.41%) Grunt
5 1 (0.41%) gulp
General
1 120 (48.78%) Finance
2 36 (14.63%) Banking
3 32 (13.01%) Front Office
4 27 (10.98%) Advertising
5 23 (9.35%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.47%) Law
8 5 (2.03%) Automotive
9 4 (1.63%) Games
10 2 (0.81%) Marketing
10 2 (0.81%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 201 (81.71%) Developer
2 110 (44.72%) Java Developer
3 56 (22.76%) C++ Developer
4 49 (19.92%) Senior Developer
5 32 (13.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Python Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Core Java Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Programmer
8 13 (5.28%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Quantitative Developer
9 12 (4.88%) Scala Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Senior Scala Developer
11 10 (4.07%) C++ Programmer
11 10 (4.07%) Java Scala Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.85%) AWS Developer
13 7 (2.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.85%) J2SE
2 38 (15.45%) Java SE
3 29 (11.79%) STL
4 25 (10.16%) Akka
5 24 (9.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 24 (9.76%) Web Services
6 20 (8.13%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (6.10%) Spring
8 14 (5.69%) Kafka
9 11 (4.47%) REST
10 9 (3.66%) .NET
11 8 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.25%) JMS
11 8 (3.25%) Ultra Messaging
12 7 (2.85%) CSS
12 7 (2.85%) CSS3
12 7 (2.85%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.85%) Java EE
12 7 (2.85%) Node.js
12 7 (2.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.04%) Fintech
2 32 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (12.60%) Hedge funds
4 27 (10.98%) Computer Science
5 22 (8.94%) Derivative
6 20 (8.13%) Fixed Income
7 17 (6.91%) Mathematics
8 13 (5.28%) Equities
9 7 (2.85%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.03%) Physics
11 4 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.41%) Bitcoin
14 1 (0.41%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.46%) Linux
2 62 (25.20%) Unix
3 29 (11.79%) Windows
4 7 (2.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) SUSE
5 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (59.76%) Multithreading
2 122 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (33.74%) TDD
4 61 (24.80%) Concurrent Programming
5 50 (20.33%) High-Frequency Trading
6 36 (14.63%) SDLC
7 33 (13.41%) BDD
8 27 (10.98%) OO
9 25 (10.16%) Market Making
10 22 (8.94%) Algorithmic Trading
10 22 (8.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 21 (8.54%) Electronic Trading
12 17 (6.91%) High Availability
13 16 (6.50%) Kanban
14 15 (6.10%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 12 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (4.88%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.47%) Software Engineering
17 10 (4.07%) OOA/OOD
18 9 (3.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 133 (54.07%) Java
2 85 (34.55%) C++
3 53 (21.54%) Python
4 30 (12.20%) Scala
5 19 (7.72%) C#
6 17 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.50%) SQL
8 15 (6.10%) C
9 7 (2.85%) Ruby
10 5 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.03%) Erlang
10 5 (2.03%) Perl
11 3 (1.22%) OCaml
12 2 (0.81%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) ES6
13 1 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 78 (31.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.22%) CCNP
2 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (3.66%) Oracle
2 7 (2.85%) TIBCO
3 3 (1.22%) Cisco
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe
4 2 (0.81%) Cloudera
4 2 (0.81%) Fortinet
4 2 (0.81%) Google
4 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
4 2 (0.81%) Sybase
5 1 (0.41%) Calypso
5 1 (0.41%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) Murex
5 1 (0.41%) Sun
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago