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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 147 164
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 115 116 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 1.85% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.04% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 112 109 125
Median salary £86,250 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

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 4674 5696 9220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.25% 90.60% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4129 5199 7893
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 £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 219 (69.30%) Java
2 208 (65.82%) Finance
3 155 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (46.84%) Multithreading
5 102 (32.28%) Banking
6 92 (29.11%) Fintech
7 86 (27.22%) Degree
8 82 (25.95%) J2SE
9 78 (24.68%) Front Office
10 72 (22.78%) C++
11 71 (22.47%) C#
12 68 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (21.20%) Concurrent Programming
14 65 (20.57%) Linux
15 59 (18.67%) OO
16 52 (16.46%) JavaScript
16 52 (16.46%) .NET
17 48 (15.19%) FIX Protocol
18 47 (14.87%) React
18 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
19 46 (14.56%) Hedge funds
20 45 (14.24%) Scrum
21 44 (13.92%) Investment Banking
21 44 (13.92%) JIRA
22 43 (13.61%) Java SE
22 43 (13.61%) Electronic Trading
23 42 (13.29%) Python
24 40 (12.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
25 39 (12.34%) Node.js
25 39 (12.34%) Spring

Low Latency
Co-occurring 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 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.32%) IPython
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) MetaTrader
1 3 (0.95%) RMDS
2 1 (0.32%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) GitHub
1 3 (0.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) Firewall
2 7 (2.22%) WAN
3 5 (1.58%) MPLS
3 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.27%) LAN
4 4 (1.27%) Multicast
4 4 (1.27%) VPN
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
5 3 (0.95%) DNS
5 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 3 (0.95%) SDH
6 2 (0.63%) BGP
6 2 (0.63%) OSPF
7 1 (0.32%) DWDM
7 1 (0.32%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.53%) MySQL
3 6 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.95%) KDB
5 2 (0.63%) Kdb+
5 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.32%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 44 (13.92%) JIRA
2 31 (9.81%) Maven
3 26 (8.23%) Gradle
4 23 (7.28%) JUnit
5 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.58%) Ant
6 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.27%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.27%) Subversion
8 3 (0.95%) CodeRush
8 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.95%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.63%) Hudson
9 2 (0.63%) Mockito
10 1 (0.32%) GCC
10 1 (0.32%) Grunt
10 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.32%) JBehave
10 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 208 (65.82%) Finance
2 102 (32.28%) Banking
3 78 (24.68%) Front Office
4 44 (13.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.27%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 259 (81.96%) Developer
2 194 (61.39%) Java Developer
3 67 (21.20%) Senior Developer
4 65 (20.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (14.87%) C++ Developer
6 46 (14.56%) C# Developer
7 45 (14.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 43 (13.61%) .NET Developer
9 41 (12.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (11.39%) Senior .NET Developer
10 36 (11.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 36 (11.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 36 (11.39%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 34 (10.76%) Core Java Developer
12 28 (8.86%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 19 (6.01%) Front Office Developer
14 17 (5.38%) Java Pricing Developer
15 16 (5.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 14 (4.43%) Electronic Trading Developer
17 13 (4.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (25.95%) J2SE
2 52 (16.46%) .NET
3 48 (15.19%) FIX Protocol
4 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
4 47 (14.87%) React
5 43 (13.61%) Java SE
6 39 (12.34%) Node.js
6 39 (12.34%) Spring
7 26 (8.23%) Hibernate
8 18 (5.70%) STL
9 16 (5.06%) JMS
10 15 (4.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (4.11%) TIBCO EMS
11 13 (4.11%) XML
12 11 (3.48%) HTML
12 11 (3.48%) Rendezvous
13 8 (2.53%) HTML5
13 8 (2.53%) Kafka
14 6 (1.90%) REST
15 5 (1.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 92 (29.11%) Fintech
2 68 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (14.56%) Hedge funds
4 31 (9.81%) Algorithms
5 29 (9.18%) Computer Science
6 26 (8.23%) Equities
7 19 (6.01%) Derivative
8 15 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (3.48%) Grid Computing
10 9 (2.85%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.22%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.90%) Clustering
12 6 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.95%) Spread Betting
15 3 (0.95%) User Experience
16 2 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
16 2 (0.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.57%) Linux
2 30 (9.49%) Unix
3 28 (8.86%) Windows
4 9 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.95%) SUSE
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (46.84%) Multithreading
3 67 (21.20%) Concurrent Programming
4 59 (18.67%) OO
5 45 (14.24%) Scrum
6 43 (13.61%) Electronic Trading
7 40 (12.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 33 (10.44%) TDD
9 31 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (9.18%) Microservices
11 28 (8.86%) DevOps
12 25 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.96%) Algorithmic Trading
14 22 (6.96%) Code Optimisation
14 22 (6.96%) OOD
14 22 (6.96%) Software Engineering
15 21 (6.65%) Multithreaded Programming
16 18 (5.70%) OOP
17 17 (5.38%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 219 (69.30%) Java
2 72 (22.78%) C++
3 71 (22.47%) C#
4 52 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.29%) Python
6 34 (10.76%) SQL
7 19 (6.01%) C
8 15 (4.75%) Perl
9 13 (4.11%) Scala
10 12 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.95%) Erlang
12 3 (0.95%) F#
12 3 (0.95%) Ruby
13 2 (0.63%) Haskell
13 2 (0.63%) OCaml
14 1 (0.32%) Clojure
14 1 (0.32%) Go
14 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 86 (27.22%) Degree
2 16 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.48%) PhD
4 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.53%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) MiFID
3 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.85%) Ansible
2 6 (1.90%) Puppet
3 5 (1.58%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.95%) MOM
5 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) OpenView
6 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (12.03%) StreamBase
1 38 (12.03%) TIBCO
2 10 (3.16%) Oracle
3 9 (2.85%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.22%) Cisco
5 6 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.58%) BMC
7 3 (0.95%) Arista
7 3 (0.95%) Calypso
7 3 (0.95%) HP
7 3 (0.95%) Perforce
7 3 (0.95%) Veritas
7 3 (0.95%) VMware
8 2 (0.63%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.63%) Solace
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Informatica
9 1 (0.32%) Intel
9 1 (0.32%) Remedy
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus & shares
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £115k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago