The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 219 138 167
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +29
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 592 959 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.35% 2.15% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.57% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 537 781 737
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -7.77%
Low Latency
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36338 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in London

Low Latency
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the London region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in London

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in London

Low Latency
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -56 173 £75,000 - 33
Canary Wharf +4 1 £47,500 -47.22%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 723 (53.24%) Multithreading
2 696 (51.25%) Finance
3 654 (48.16%) Java
4 440 (32.40%) Linux
5 432 (31.81%) C++
6 419 (30.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 394 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
8 384 (28.28%) Front Office
9 371 (27.32%) UNIX
10 326 (24.01%) Banking
11 307 (22.61%) OO
12 238 (17.53%) Degree
13 207 (15.24%) TDD
14 203 (14.95%) Investment Banking
15 201 (14.80%) Computer Science
16 200 (14.73%) SQL
17 197 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
18 193 (14.21%) STL
19 190 (13.99%) Software Engineering
20 173 (12.74%) Python
21 171 (12.59%) C#
22 167 (12.30%) JavaScript
23 155 (11.41%) Algorithmic Trading
24 153 (11.27%) Fixed Income
25 152 (11.19%) Equities
26 150 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
27 148 (10.90%) Hedge funds
28 147 (10.82%) Algorithms
29 145 (10.68%) Electronic Trading
30 133 (9.79%) Windows

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 56 (4.12%) TIBCO EMS
2 22 (1.62%) Node.js
3 19 (1.40%) MQSeries
4 14 (1.03%) Apache
4 14 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (0.66%) MTS
6 8 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.59%) IIS
6 8 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.37%) JBoss
9 4 (0.29%) CMS
9 4 (0.29%) Drupal
9 4 (0.29%) GemFire
9 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.22%) nginx
10 3 (0.22%) Confluence
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.074%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 21 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 11 (0.81%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.81%) RMDS
3 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) IaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.30%) Firewall
2 60 (4.42%) Multicast
3 57 (4.20%) BGP
4 45 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 43 (3.17%) EIGRP
6 40 (2.95%) MPLS
7 38 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (2.50%) OSPF
9 32 (2.36%) WAN
10 30 (2.21%) Network Security
11 29 (2.14%) LAN
12 27 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (1.69%) VPN
14 19 (1.40%) SAN
15 17 (1.25%) DNS
16 16 (1.18%) Internet
17 13 (0.96%) Wireshark
18 11 (0.81%) Junos
18 11 (0.81%) RIP
18 11 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.74%) Relational Database
3 74 (5.45%) MySQL
4 64 (4.71%) Big Data
5 41 (3.02%) KDB
5 41 (3.02%) Hadoop
6 29 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 25 (1.84%) RDBMS
8 12 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.74%) Apache Hive
10 8 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.52%) HBase
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.44%) OLAP
13 4 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 82 (6.04%) Subversion
2 66 (4.86%) JIRA
2 66 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 47 (3.46%) Maven
5 45 (3.31%) GCC
6 44 (3.24%) Visual Studio
7 36 (2.65%) Jasmine
8 32 (2.36%) FlexUnit
8 32 (2.36%) Mockito
9 22 (1.62%) GoogleTest
9 22 (1.62%) NUnit
10 17 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 17 (1.25%) CppUnit
10 17 (1.25%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.03%) Hudson
11 14 (1.03%) Ant
12 13 (0.96%) Grunt
13 12 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 696 (51.25%) Finance
2 384 (28.28%) Front Office
3 326 (24.01%) Banking
4 203 (14.95%) Investment Banking
5 69 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 60 (4.42%) Games
7 31 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.55%) Advertising
9 15 (1.10%) Marketing
10 12 (0.88%) Back Office
11 10 (0.74%) Retail
12 6 (0.44%) Law
13 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.22%) International Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.074%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 932 (68.63%) Developer
2 417 (30.71%) Java Developer
3 268 (19.73%) C++ Developer
4 99 (7.29%) Senior Developer
5 86 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 77 (5.67%) Network Engineer
7 68 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 45 (3.31%) Analyst
9 40 (2.95%) Software Engineer
10 36 (2.65%) Software Developer
10 36 (2.65%) Team Leader
10 36 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 33 (2.43%) Flex Developer
12 30 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (2.14%) Architect
14 27 (1.99%) Programmer
15 25 (1.84%) Java Team Leader
15 25 (1.84%) Technical Leader
16 24 (1.77%) Support Analyst
17 22 (1.62%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
2 193 (14.21%) STL
3 132 (9.72%) Spring
4 129 (9.50%) HTML
5 124 (9.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 96 (7.07%) HTML5
7 84 (6.19%) .NET
8 80 (5.89%) Rendezvous
9 73 (5.38%) JMS
10 67 (4.93%) CSS
11 63 (4.64%) J2SE
12 61 (4.49%) Middleware
13 59 (4.34%) XML
14 54 (3.98%) jQuery
15 45 (3.31%) WPF
16 42 (3.09%) MFC
17 40 (2.95%) Flash
17 40 (2.95%) CSS3
18 35 (2.58%) Web Services
19 34 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 419 (30.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 201 (14.80%) Computer Science
3 153 (11.27%) Fixed Income
4 152 (11.19%) Equities
5 150 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
6 148 (10.90%) Hedge funds
7 147 (10.82%) Algorithms
8 107 (7.88%) Derivative
9 92 (6.77%) Data Structures
10 64 (4.71%) Mathematics
11 47 (3.46%) Open Source
12 27 (1.99%) Spread Betting
13 25 (1.84%) User Experience
14 23 (1.69%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.62%) Statistics
16 21 (1.55%) Grid Computing
17 19 (1.40%) N-Tier
17 19 (1.40%) Visualisation
18 17 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
18 17 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 440 (32.40%) Linux
2 371 (27.32%) UNIX
3 133 (9.79%) Windows
4 59 (4.34%) Solaris
5 41 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.81%) CentOS
7 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.52%) NetWare
8 7 (0.52%) SUSE
9 4 (0.29%) Debian
9 4 (0.29%) Fedora
9 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.29%) Android
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.074%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (53.24%) Multithreading
2 394 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (22.61%) OO
4 207 (15.24%) TDD
5 190 (13.99%) Software Engineering
6 155 (11.41%) Algorithmic Trading
7 145 (10.68%) Electronic Trading
8 106 (7.81%) Scrum
9 104 (7.66%) OOD
10 91 (6.70%) Analytics
11 89 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 80 (5.89%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 65 (4.79%) Risk Management
14 57 (4.20%) Pair Programming
14 57 (4.20%) Market Making
15 54 (3.98%) BDD
16 53 (3.90%) OOP
17 50 (3.68%) MVC
17 50 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 654 (48.16%) Java
2 432 (31.81%) C++
3 200 (14.73%) SQL
4 173 (12.74%) Python
5 171 (12.59%) C#
6 167 (12.30%) JavaScript
7 113 (8.32%) C
8 91 (6.70%) Perl
9 60 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.43%) Scala
11 29 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 25 (1.84%) PHP
13 19 (1.40%) Ruby
14 15 (1.10%) R
15 11 (0.81%) Golang
15 11 (0.81%) Korn
16 10 (0.74%) Lua
16 10 (0.74%) VC++
17 8 (0.59%) Clojure
18 7 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (17.53%) Degree
2 81 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (3.83%) CCIE
4 51 (3.76%) CCNP
5 18 (1.33%) CCNA
6 17 (1.25%) PhD
7 5 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.37%) JNCIE
8 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.074%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.074%) CCDP
10 1 (0.074%) CCSA
10 1 (0.074%) CCSE
10 1 (0.074%) PMP
10 1 (0.074%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.074%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.01%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.59%) NFS
1 8 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Squid
3 2 (0.15%) Docker
4 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 43 (3.17%) Puppet
2 29 (2.14%) ZABBIX
3 27 (1.99%) Nagios
4 15 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.59%) yum
5 8 (0.59%) CFEngine
6 7 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.29%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.15%) Control-M
8 2 (0.15%) OpenView
8 2 (0.15%) Ansible
8 2 (0.15%) Mesos
8 2 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.074%) Graphite
9 1 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.074%) MOM
Vendors
1 133 (9.79%) TIBCO
2 104 (7.66%) 29West
3 99 (7.29%) Cisco
4 80 (5.89%) Microsoft
5 65 (4.79%) Juniper
6 58 (4.27%) Oracle
7 52 (3.83%) Sybase
8 46 (3.39%) Adobe
9 44 (3.24%) Informatica
9 44 (3.24%) CheckPoint
10 38 (2.80%) F5
11 33 (2.43%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.69%) Bloomberg
13 17 (1.25%) Reuters
13 17 (1.25%) VMware
14 16 (1.18%) ION Trading
14 16 (1.18%) Blue Coat
14 16 (1.18%) Google
15 15 (1.10%) Fortinet
15 15 (1.10%) Tradeweb
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50 - £75 per annum
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City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
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Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + lucrative bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + 12% Pension + Benefits
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London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 10 days ago