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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 160 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 143 278 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 2.18% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.60% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 125 247 242
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -3.52%
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
8502 10690 9752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.09% 83.71% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7224 8942 8382
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 191 (54.26%) Finance
2 165 (46.88%) Multithreading
3 149 (42.33%) Java
4 125 (35.51%) Linux
5 112 (31.82%) Front Office
6 106 (30.11%) C++
7 105 (29.83%) Banking
8 91 (25.85%) UNIX
9 77 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 77 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (16.19%) SQL
11 55 (15.63%) Python
11 55 (15.63%) Degree
12 53 (15.06%) Equities
13 52 (14.77%) Investment Banking
14 51 (14.49%) OO
15 48 (13.64%) C#
15 48 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
16 45 (12.78%) TDD
17 44 (12.50%) Fixed Income
18 43 (12.22%) Computer Science
19 36 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
19 36 (10.23%) Cisco
20 35 (9.94%) JavaScript
20 35 (9.94%) Derivative
20 35 (9.94%) Multicast
20 35 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (9.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
22 29 (8.24%) C
23 28 (7.95%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.42%) JBoss
2 5 (1.42%) Node.js
3 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.14%) Lightstreamer
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) MTS
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.57%) MetaTrader
1 2 (0.57%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) SaaS
1 8 (2.27%) PaaS
1 8 (2.27%) IaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.94%) Multicast
2 19 (5.40%) Firewall
2 19 (5.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (5.11%) NX-OS
3 18 (5.11%) BGP
4 15 (4.26%) VPN
4 15 (4.26%) Network Security
5 13 (3.69%) WAN
5 13 (3.69%) MPLS
6 12 (3.41%) Internet
6 12 (3.41%) OSPF
7 11 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (2.84%) SNMP
8 10 (2.84%) SSL
9 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.27%) VoIP
10 6 (1.70%) MRTG
10 6 (1.70%) HSRP
10 6 (1.70%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.98%) MySQL
3 13 (3.69%) KDB
4 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.99%) OLAP
6 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.70%) Aerospike
8 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.41%) JIRA
2 12 (3.41%) Subversion
3 10 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (2.27%) Moq
4 8 (2.27%) NUnit
5 7 (1.99%) Maven
5 7 (1.99%) JUnit
5 7 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.70%) Grunt
7 5 (1.42%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.42%) Mocha
7 5 (1.42%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.57%) JConsole
8 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) Hudson
9 1 (0.28%) GCC
9 1 (0.28%) GDB
General
1 191 (54.26%) Finance
2 112 (31.82%) Front Office
3 105 (29.83%) Banking
4 52 (14.77%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.97%) Financial Institution
6 17 (4.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.70%) Legal
7 6 (1.70%) Advertising
7 6 (1.70%) Back Office
7 6 (1.70%) Games
8 4 (1.14%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Retail
9 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (58.81%) Developer
2 104 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 43 (12.22%) C++ Developer
4 42 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 31 (8.81%) Network Engineer
6 19 (5.40%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (4.55%) Analyst
9 13 (3.69%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (2.56%) Applications Developer
10 9 (2.56%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.56%) Quantitative Developer
10 9 (2.56%) Architect
10 9 (2.56%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 8 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (1.99%) Programmer
12 7 (1.99%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.95%) XML
1 28 (7.95%) Spring
2 27 (7.67%) STL
3 24 (6.82%) Ultra Messaging
3 24 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
4 23 (6.53%) WPF
4 23 (6.53%) Web Services
5 22 (6.25%) .NET
6 19 (5.40%) HTML
7 18 (5.11%) HTML5
7 18 (5.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (4.83%) RESTful
9 16 (4.55%) WCF
9 16 (4.55%) jQuery
10 14 (3.98%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.69%) JMS
11 13 (3.69%) CSS
12 11 (3.13%) MSMQ
13 10 (2.84%) JSON
13 10 (2.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (15.06%) Equities
3 44 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 43 (12.22%) Computer Science
5 35 (9.94%) Derivative
5 35 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (7.95%) Hedge funds
7 24 (6.82%) Data Centre
8 19 (5.40%) Algorithms
9 15 (4.26%) Mathematics
9 15 (4.26%) Data Structures
10 14 (3.98%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.84%) User Experience
12 9 (2.56%) Statistics
13 6 (1.70%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.42%) Replication
14 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.14%) Online Gambling
16 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
16 3 (0.85%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 125 (35.51%) Linux
2 91 (25.85%) UNIX
3 27 (7.67%) Windows
4 17 (4.83%) Solaris
5 10 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.42%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (46.88%) Multithreading
2 77 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (14.49%) OO
4 48 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
5 45 (12.78%) TDD
6 34 (9.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 21 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (5.68%) OOP
8 20 (5.68%) OOD
9 18 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (5.11%) Unit Testing
10 17 (4.83%) Software Engineering
10 17 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.26%) ITIL
12 14 (3.98%) DevOps
13 13 (3.69%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.69%) MVC
14 12 (3.41%) Web Development
14 12 (3.41%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 149 (42.33%) Java
2 106 (30.11%) C++
3 57 (16.19%) SQL
4 55 (15.63%) Python
5 48 (13.64%) C#
6 35 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 29 (8.24%) C
8 20 (5.68%) Perl
9 19 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.84%) PHP
11 9 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.27%) Clojure
13 6 (1.70%) Ruby
13 6 (1.70%) Scala
14 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.85%) Haskell
15 3 (0.85%) Lua
16 2 (0.57%) R
17 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.28%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 55 (15.63%) Degree
2 36 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.97%) CCNP
4 13 (3.69%) CCIE
5 8 (2.27%) CCNA
6 6 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.14%) JNCIP
7 4 (1.14%) CCSP
8 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.85%) PhD
9 2 (0.57%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) CISM
10 1 (0.28%) CEH
10 1 (0.28%) RHCE
10 1 (0.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) QA
2 8 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) NFS
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) iptables
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) Nagios
1 9 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.42%) Graphite
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.57%) OpenView
3 2 (0.57%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (10.23%) Cisco
2 27 (7.67%) TIBCO
3 20 (5.68%) Oracle
4 13 (3.69%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.56%) Juniper
7 7 (1.99%) Adobe
7 7 (1.99%) StreamBase
8 5 (1.42%) Avaya
8 5 (1.42%) Sybase
8 5 (1.42%) F5
9 4 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.14%) CA
9 4 (1.14%) VMware
10 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.85%) Siebel
10 3 (0.85%) SAP
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