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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 144 155 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 193 212 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.68% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.03% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 214
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
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
9036 10459 9506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.08% 82.83% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7602 8729 8306
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,483 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 193 (52.16%) Finance
2 175 (47.30%) Multithreading
3 154 (41.62%) Java
4 129 (34.86%) Linux
5 121 (32.70%) Front Office
6 115 (31.08%) Banking
7 104 (28.11%) C++
8 93 (25.14%) UNIX
9 76 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (18.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 64 (17.30%) OO
12 63 (17.03%) Investment Banking
13 58 (15.68%) SQL
14 57 (15.41%) Algorithmic Trading
15 55 (14.86%) Degree
16 54 (14.59%) C#
16 54 (14.59%) Python
17 49 (13.24%) Fixed Income
18 48 (12.97%) TDD
18 48 (12.97%) Equities
19 43 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (11.08%) Computer Science
21 36 (9.73%) Derivative
22 35 (9.46%) JavaScript
22 35 (9.46%) Cisco
23 34 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
24 33 (8.92%) XML
25 31 (8.38%) Spring
26 30 (8.11%) Multicast
27 28 (7.57%) Ultra-Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (2.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.62%) Node.js
3 5 (1.35%) Drupal
3 5 (1.35%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.35%) JBoss
3 5 (1.35%) Apache
3 5 (1.35%) CMS
4 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.08%) Lightstreamer
5 3 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.54%) GemFire
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.54%) RMDS
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
1 8 (2.16%) PaaS
1 8 (2.16%) IaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.11%) Multicast
2 22 (5.95%) Firewall
3 20 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (5.14%) BGP
5 16 (4.32%) VPN
6 15 (4.05%) NX-OS
7 14 (3.78%) MPLS
7 14 (3.78%) OSPF
8 13 (3.51%) Network Security
9 12 (3.24%) WAN
10 11 (2.97%) Internet
11 10 (2.70%) SSL
11 10 (2.70%) SNMP
11 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
12 9 (2.43%) EIGRP
13 8 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (2.16%) HSRP
14 7 (1.89%) VoIP
15 6 (1.62%) DNS
15 6 (1.62%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.59%) MySQL
3 15 (4.05%) KDB
4 11 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.89%) OLAP
7 6 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.35%) Aerospike
9 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.41%) JIRA
3 19 (5.14%) Subversion
4 14 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.97%) Jasmine
5 11 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (2.70%) Maven
7 7 (1.89%) Grunt
8 6 (1.62%) FlexUnit
8 6 (1.62%) Mockito
8 6 (1.62%) Mocha
9 5 (1.35%) Sinon.JS
9 5 (1.35%) JUnit
10 4 (1.08%) Ant
11 3 (0.81%) NUnit
11 3 (0.81%) Moq
12 2 (0.54%) JConsole
12 2 (0.54%) Bower
12 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 193 (52.16%) Finance
2 121 (32.70%) Front Office
3 115 (31.08%) Banking
4 63 (17.03%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 15 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.51%) Games
8 6 (1.62%) Marketing
8 6 (1.62%) Advertising
9 5 (1.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Retail
10 4 (1.08%) Legal
11 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 221 (59.73%) Developer
2 108 (29.19%) Java Developer
3 45 (12.16%) C++ Developer
4 31 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 28 (7.57%) Network Engineer
6 21 (5.68%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.59%) Analyst
8 13 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 13 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (3.24%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 12 (3.24%) Quantitative Developer
10 11 (2.97%) Architect
10 11 (2.97%) Programmer
10 11 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.43%) Applications Developer
13 8 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.16%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.92%) XML
2 31 (8.38%) Spring
3 27 (7.30%) .NET
4 26 (7.03%) Web Services
5 24 (6.49%) STL
6 20 (5.41%) jQuery
7 19 (5.14%) HTML
8 18 (4.86%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (4.86%) RESTful
8 18 (4.86%) HTML5
9 17 (4.59%) WPF
9 17 (4.59%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (3.78%) CSS
11 13 (3.51%) JSON
11 13 (3.51%) Middleware
11 13 (3.51%) WCF
12 12 (3.24%) Backbone.js
13 11 (2.97%) SOAP
14 10 (2.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 49 (13.24%) Fixed Income
3 48 (12.97%) Equities
4 43 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (11.08%) Computer Science
6 36 (9.73%) Derivative
7 26 (7.03%) Hedge funds
8 18 (4.86%) Client/Server
9 16 (4.32%) Algorithms
10 14 (3.78%) Open Source
10 14 (3.78%) Mathematics
11 13 (3.51%) User Experience
12 12 (3.24%) Data Structures
13 8 (2.16%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.62%) Statistics
14 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.35%) Replication
16 3 (0.81%) PMI
16 3 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (0.81%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 129 (34.86%) Linux
2 93 (25.14%) UNIX
3 24 (6.49%) Windows
4 22 (5.95%) Solaris
5 10 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.89%) Android
7 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) SUSE
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (47.30%) Multithreading
2 76 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (17.30%) OO
4 57 (15.41%) Algorithmic Trading
5 48 (12.97%) TDD
6 28 (7.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 27 (7.30%) Electronic Trading
8 25 (6.76%) OOD
9 19 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.32%) OOP
11 15 (4.05%) ITIL
11 15 (4.05%) Unit Testing
11 15 (4.05%) DevOps
12 14 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.78%) MVC
13 13 (3.51%) Scrum
13 13 (3.51%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.51%) Web Development
14 12 (3.24%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 154 (41.62%) Java
2 104 (28.11%) C++
3 58 (15.68%) SQL
4 54 (14.59%) C#
4 54 (14.59%) Python
5 35 (9.46%) JavaScript
6 28 (7.57%) C
7 19 (5.14%) Perl
7 19 (5.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.51%) PHP
9 12 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.43%) Clojure
11 7 (1.89%) Ruby
12 5 (1.35%) Scala
13 4 (1.08%) Lua
13 4 (1.08%) Haskell
13 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.54%) R
15 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.27%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 55 (14.86%) Degree
2 34 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (6.22%) CCNP
4 10 (2.70%) CCNA
4 10 (2.70%) CCIE
5 6 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.08%) CCSP
6 4 (1.08%) JNCIP
7 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CEH
9 1 (0.27%) CISMP
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.97%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) iptables
2 1 (0.27%) NFS
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (2.16%) Nagios
3 5 (1.35%) Graphite
4 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) OpenView
5 2 (0.54%) Control-M
5 2 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 35 (9.46%) Cisco
2 24 (6.49%) TIBCO
3 21 (5.68%) 29West
4 19 (5.14%) Oracle
5 16 (4.32%) Adobe
6 15 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 10 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.43%) ION Trading
9 7 (1.89%) StreamBase
10 6 (1.62%) Juniper
11 5 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.35%) Avaya
11 5 (1.35%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.35%) SAP
11 5 (1.35%) Siebel
11 5 (1.35%) Omniture
11 5 (1.35%) Google
11 5 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.35%) Akamai
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £90000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum + Commission
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + share options
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago