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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 179 127 142
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +15
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 776 1033 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 2.33% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.79% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 704 713 932
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -18 265 £70,000 -9.67% 56
Docklands, London -3 6 £82,500 +17.85%
Canary Wharf -4 5 £75,000 -16.66%
Harrow - 1 - -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 932 (51.18%) Java
2 916 (50.30%) Multithreading
3 875 (48.05%) Finance
4 588 (32.29%) Linux
5 563 (30.92%) Front Office
6 550 (30.20%) C++
7 528 (29.00%) UNIX
8 511 (28.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 501 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
10 469 (25.76%) Banking
11 372 (20.43%) SQL
12 368 (20.21%) Degree
13 347 (19.06%) OO
14 319 (17.52%) Computer Science
15 286 (15.71%) Software Engineering
16 273 (14.99%) Investment Banking
17 270 (14.83%) Equities
17 270 (14.83%) Python
18 234 (12.85%) STL
18 234 (12.85%) Algorithmic Trading
19 233 (12.80%) TDD
20 228 (12.52%) C#
21 227 (12.47%) Electronic Trading
22 195 (10.71%) Spring
23 180 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 180 (9.88%) Hedge funds
24 172 (9.45%) Fixed Income
25 158 (8.68%) TIBCO
26 150 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
27 149 (8.18%) Windows

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (2.03%) Tomcat
2 33 (1.81%) TIBCO EMS
3 32 (1.76%) Apache
4 27 (1.48%) Node.js
5 19 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 17 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.88%) IIS
8 8 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.33%) Confluence
11 5 (0.27%) nginx
12 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.11%) MTS
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.11%) GemFire
14 2 (0.11%) Jetty
15 1 (0.055%) GlassFish
Applications
1 27 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.38%) MS Office
4 3 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.055%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 35 (1.92%) RMDS
2 2 (0.11%) Summit
2 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.33%) PaaS
2 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.22%) SaaS
4 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.49%) BGP
2 87 (4.78%) Firewall
3 71 (3.90%) EIGRP
4 69 (3.79%) Multicast
5 62 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 58 (3.19%) WAN
7 47 (2.58%) OSPF
8 45 (2.47%) LAN
9 44 (2.42%) MPLS
10 38 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.04%) VPN
13 18 (0.99%) SAN
14 17 (0.93%) Network Security
14 17 (0.93%) RIP
15 16 (0.88%) DNS
15 16 (0.88%) VoIP
16 13 (0.71%) Wireless
17 12 (0.66%) IGMP
18 11 (0.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.67%) KDB
3 79 (4.34%) Big Data
4 64 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 58 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.02%) MySQL
7 47 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 37 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 37 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.60%) Impala
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.55%) Apache Hive
11 10 (0.55%) QlikView
12 9 (0.49%) DB2
12 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 81 (4.45%) Subversion
2 78 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 78 (4.28%) Maven
3 77 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 65 (3.57%) JIRA
5 36 (1.98%) Hudson
6 27 (1.48%) Ant
6 27 (1.48%) JUnit
7 19 (1.04%) Mockito
8 18 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 17 (0.93%) FlexUnit
10 15 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.71%) Grunt
11 13 (0.71%) NUnit
12 11 (0.60%) GCC
13 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.55%) Bower
13 10 (0.55%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.44%) Apache Ivy
General
1 875 (48.05%) Finance
2 563 (30.92%) Front Office
3 469 (25.76%) Banking
4 273 (14.99%) Investment Banking
5 92 (5.05%) Games
6 63 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.81%) Marketing
8 33 (1.81%) Advertising
9 28 (1.54%) Back Office
10 21 (1.15%) Retail
11 14 (0.77%) Legal
12 13 (0.71%) International Banking
13 7 (0.38%) Publishing
14 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.055%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.055%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.055%) Law
15 1 (0.055%) Electronics
15 1 (0.055%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1268 (69.63%) Developer
2 629 (34.54%) Java Developer
3 332 (18.23%) C++ Developer
4 229 (12.58%) Senior Developer
5 158 (8.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 105 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 103 (5.66%) Network Engineer
8 90 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 75 (4.12%) Team Leader
10 70 (3.84%) Software Engineer
11 59 (3.24%) Programmer
11 59 (3.24%) Analyst
12 48 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 42 (2.31%) C++ Software Developer
14 39 (2.14%) Architect
14 39 (2.14%) Support Analyst
15 38 (2.09%) Lead Developer
15 38 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
16 37 (2.03%) Front Office Developer
17 36 (1.98%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (12.85%) STL
2 195 (10.71%) Spring
3 180 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 138 (7.58%) JMS
5 122 (6.70%) J2SE
6 116 (6.37%) .NET
7 111 (6.10%) Middleware
8 107 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
9 98 (5.38%) HTML
10 89 (4.89%) Rendezvous
11 78 (4.28%) CSS
12 71 (3.90%) Web Services
13 66 (3.62%) HTML5
14 57 (3.13%) SOAP
15 56 (3.08%) WPF
16 54 (2.97%) jQuery
17 52 (2.86%) Hibernate
18 49 (2.69%) XML
18 49 (2.69%) REST
18 49 (2.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 511 (28.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 319 (17.52%) Computer Science
3 270 (14.83%) Equities
4 180 (9.88%) Hedge funds
5 172 (9.45%) Fixed Income
6 150 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
7 148 (8.13%) Derivative
8 122 (6.70%) Mathematics
9 84 (4.61%) Open Source
10 34 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 30 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.43%) Spread Betting
13 24 (1.32%) Grid Computing
13 24 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (1.26%) Physics
15 18 (0.99%) Statistics
15 18 (0.99%) User Experience
16 16 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 16 (0.88%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 588 (32.29%) Linux
2 528 (29.00%) UNIX
3 149 (8.18%) Windows
4 61 (3.35%) Solaris
5 54 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.21%) NetWare
7 11 (0.60%) CentOS
8 4 (0.22%) SUSE
8 4 (0.22%) Android
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.16%) VMS
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (50.30%) Multithreading
2 501 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (19.06%) OO
4 286 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 234 (12.85%) Algorithmic Trading
6 233 (12.80%) TDD
7 227 (12.47%) Electronic Trading
8 132 (7.25%) Scrum
9 109 (5.99%) Risk Management
10 108 (5.93%) OOD
10 108 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (5.71%) Analytics
12 98 (5.38%) E-Commerce
13 94 (5.16%) OOP
14 89 (4.89%) Unit Testing
15 86 (4.72%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 82 (4.50%) MVC
17 81 (4.45%) Mentoring
18 65 (3.57%) BDD
19 46 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 932 (51.18%) Java
2 550 (30.20%) C++
3 372 (20.43%) SQL
4 270 (14.83%) Python
5 228 (12.52%) C#
6 137 (7.52%) C
6 137 (7.52%) JavaScript
7 128 (7.03%) Perl
8 72 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 55 (3.02%) Scala
10 38 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 33 (1.81%) PHP
12 31 (1.70%) Ruby
13 24 (1.32%) R
13 24 (1.32%) F#
14 17 (0.93%) Lua
14 17 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.82%) XAML
16 14 (0.77%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 368 (20.21%) Degree
2 103 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (4.83%) CCNP
4 67 (3.68%) CCIE
5 27 (1.48%) PhD
6 11 (0.60%) CCNA
7 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.27%) CCDP
8 5 (0.27%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.16%) CCIP
10 3 (0.16%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.11%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
11 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.055%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.055%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.055%) CCSE
12 1 (0.055%) CCSA
12 1 (0.055%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.055%) EMIR
3 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (1.43%) HDFS
2 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.16%) KVM
3 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.11%) Squid
4 2 (0.11%) Xen
4 2 (0.11%) NFS
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.055%) vCloud
5 1 (0.055%) Docker
5 1 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.055%) Samba
5 1 (0.055%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (2.09%) Puppet
2 32 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.70%) ZABBIX
4 30 (1.65%) Nagios
5 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.22%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.16%) OpenView
8 2 (0.11%) Netcool
8 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.055%) Cacti
9 1 (0.055%) Munin
9 1 (0.055%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.055%) YUM
9 1 (0.055%) Kibana
9 1 (0.055%) StatsD
9 1 (0.055%) logstash
Vendors
1 158 (8.68%) TIBCO
2 134 (7.36%) Cisco
3 121 (6.64%) 29West
4 113 (6.21%) Oracle
5 105 (5.77%) Sybase
6 85 (4.67%) Juniper
7 62 (3.40%) Microsoft
8 58 (3.19%) F5
9 52 (2.86%) Informatica
9 52 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.81%) Reuters
11 30 (1.65%) CheckPoint
12 29 (1.59%) JBoss
13 25 (1.37%) Adobe
14 22 (1.21%) Google
15 21 (1.15%) Bloomberg
16 17 (0.93%) IBM
17 16 (0.88%) Blue Coat
18 14 (0.77%) Fortinet
19 13 (0.71%) Ab Initio
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 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
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago