The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
London / City of London
Rank 64 111 141
Rank change year-on-year +47 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 200 178 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.94% 2.52% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 2.79% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 172 161 180
Median salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £108,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04%  

Low Latency is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 6380 8928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.34% 90.23% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4184 5679 7513
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Low Latency as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Low Latency in the City of London

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the City of London

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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.

1 221 (60.71%) Java
2 205 (56.32%) Finance
3 202 (55.49%) Multithreading
4 153 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (31.87%) Banking
6 101 (27.75%) C++
6 101 (27.75%) Linux
7 100 (27.47%) Degree
8 90 (24.73%) C#
9 79 (21.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 78 (21.43%) Fintech
11 76 (20.88%) Front Office
12 70 (19.23%) Concurrent Programming
13 65 (17.86%) OO
14 63 (17.31%) J2SE
15 62 (17.03%) .NET
16 60 (16.48%) JavaScript
17 57 (15.66%) Unix
17 57 (15.66%) Hedge funds
17 57 (15.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 56 (15.38%) React
18 56 (15.38%) Python
19 54 (14.84%) FIX Protocol
19 54 (14.84%) AngularJS
19 54 (14.84%) Electronic Trading
20 51 (14.01%) Node.js
20 51 (14.01%) Scrum
21 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
22 44 (12.09%) JIRA
23 43 (11.81%) Java SE

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 7 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.65%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.82%) IPython
4 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) RMDS
2 2 (0.55%) Eikon
2 2 (0.55%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.12%) Firewall
2 8 (2.20%) VPN
3 7 (1.92%) BGP
3 7 (1.92%) MPLS
3 7 (1.92%) OSPF
3 7 (1.92%) SSL
3 7 (1.92%) WAN
4 6 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.65%) Multicast
5 5 (1.37%) IGMP
5 5 (1.37%) SDH
5 5 (1.37%) SNMP
6 3 (0.82%) DHCP
6 3 (0.82%) DNS
6 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.20%) MySQL
4 6 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.37%) KDB
6 4 (1.10%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.55%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) DB2
7 2 (0.55%) Kdb+
7 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.27%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.27%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 44 (12.09%) JIRA
2 24 (6.59%) Maven
3 17 (4.67%) Gradle
4 12 (3.30%) JUnit
5 8 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.37%) Ant
7 5 (1.37%) Subversion
8 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.10%) Gatling
8 4 (1.10%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.82%) CodeRush
9 3 (0.82%) GCC
9 3 (0.82%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.55%) jMock
10 2 (0.55%) Mockito
10 2 (0.55%) NUnit
10 2 (0.55%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.27%) gulp
General
1 205 (56.32%) Finance
2 116 (31.87%) Banking
3 76 (20.88%) Front Office
4 36 (9.89%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.75%) Advertising
6 8 (2.20%) Games
7 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 305 (83.79%) Developer
2 200 (54.95%) Java Developer
3 80 (21.98%) Senior Developer
4 75 (20.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (19.23%) C++ Developer
6 56 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 53 (14.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 45 (12.36%) .NET Developer
9 44 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (11.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 39 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 39 (10.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 39 (10.71%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 30 (8.24%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 28 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
14 24 (6.59%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 22 (6.04%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 17 (4.67%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 16 (4.40%) Investment Banking Java Developer
18 14 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.31%) J2SE
2 62 (17.03%) .NET
3 56 (15.38%) React
4 54 (14.84%) AngularJS
4 54 (14.84%) FIX Protocol
5 51 (14.01%) Node.js
6 43 (11.81%) Java SE
7 26 (7.14%) JMS
8 25 (6.87%) Spring
9 22 (6.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (6.04%) TIBCO EMS
10 21 (5.77%) Rendezvous
10 21 (5.77%) STL
11 15 (4.12%) REST
12 14 (3.85%) Middleware
13 12 (3.30%) HTML
13 12 (3.30%) HTML5
14 11 (3.02%) Kafka
14 11 (3.02%) XML
15 9 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 78 (21.43%) Fintech
3 57 (15.66%) Hedge funds
4 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
5 39 (10.71%) Algorithms
6 34 (9.34%) Equities
7 22 (6.04%) Derivative
8 16 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (4.40%) Fixed Income
9 11 (3.02%) Grid Computing
10 8 (2.20%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.92%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.10%) User Experience
14 2 (0.55%) Clustering
14 2 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (0.55%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.55%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 101 (27.75%) Linux
2 57 (15.66%) Unix
3 39 (10.71%) Windows
4 8 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Solaris
5 2 (0.55%) SUSE
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (55.49%) Multithreading
2 153 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.23%) Concurrent Programming
4 65 (17.86%) OO
5 57 (15.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 54 (14.84%) Electronic Trading
7 51 (14.01%) Scrum
8 40 (10.99%) TDD
9 34 (9.34%) High-Frequency Trading
10 33 (9.07%) Software Engineering
11 32 (8.79%) Mathematics
12 28 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
13 24 (6.59%) Multithreaded Programming
14 22 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.77%) DevOps
16 20 (5.49%) Microservices
16 20 (5.49%) OOP
17 17 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (4.67%) OOD
18 16 (4.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 221 (60.71%) Java
2 101 (27.75%) C++
3 90 (24.73%) C#
4 60 (16.48%) JavaScript
5 56 (15.38%) Python
6 27 (7.42%) SQL
7 18 (4.95%) Perl
8 17 (4.67%) Scala
9 16 (4.40%) C
10 12 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.65%) C-shell
12 6 (1.65%) Korn
13 3 (0.82%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.82%) Erlang
13 3 (0.82%) Haskell
13 3 (0.82%) OCaml
14 2 (0.55%) F#
14 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (27.47%) Degree
2 14 (3.85%) PhD
3 7 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.37%) CCNP
5 3 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.37%) Docker
2 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.65%) Nagios
2 5 (1.37%) Puppet
3 4 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.10%) Marathon
3 4 (1.10%) Mesos
4 3 (0.82%) Ansible
4 3 (0.82%) MOM
4 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (10.99%) TIBCO
2 18 (4.95%) StreamBase
3 13 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.02%) Cisco
5 8 (2.20%) Oracle
5 8 (2.20%) Solace
6 7 (1.92%) VMware
7 5 (1.37%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.82%) Arista
9 3 (0.82%) Calypso
10 2 (0.55%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.55%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.55%) Juniper
10 2 (0.55%) Reuters
10 2 (0.55%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.55%) Veritas
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.27%) Informatica
11 1 (0.27%) Remedy
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Large total comp
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £200000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pension,Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Banking bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £85000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Progression
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago