Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 225 239
Rank change year-on-year +60 +14 -51
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 1603 1257 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.19% 1.53% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.69% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1130 1142
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66794 74218 79394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.11% 90.34% 88.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52836 63972 66505
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency 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 in London.

Salary trend for Low Latency in London

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in London

Low Latency
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the London region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 298 £85,000 +13.33% 38
Brentford - 9 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf -7 4 £90,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Morden - 4 £57,500 -
Mitcham - 3 £65,000 -
Heathrow - 2 £47,500 -
West End of London - 2 £71,250 - 4
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 1052 (65.63%) Finance
2 928 (57.89%) Java
3 735 (45.85%) Multithreading
4 658 (41.05%) Banking
5 635 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
6 499 (31.13%) Investment Banking
7 382 (23.83%) Front Office
8 372 (23.21%) Linux
9 370 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 369 (23.02%) Retail
11 355 (22.15%) Wealth Management
12 354 (22.08%) Retail Banking
12 354 (22.08%) Asset Management
13 350 (21.83%) C#
14 344 (21.46%) C++
15 324 (20.21%) OO
16 308 (19.21%) Electronic Trading
17 241 (15.03%) FIX Protocol
18 233 (14.54%) Derivative
19 222 (13.85%) Software Engineering
20 221 (13.79%) Degree
21 215 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
22 207 (12.91%) SQL
22 207 (12.91%) TDD
23 201 (12.54%) Python
24 196 (12.23%) .NET
25 191 (11.92%) Scrum
25 191 (11.92%) BDD
26 189 (11.79%) Unix
27 184 (11.48%) High Availability

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 18 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (0.87%) Apache Spark
3 14 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.62%) Apache
4 10 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.50%) JBoss
6 7 (0.44%) Apache Geronimo
6 7 (0.44%) CMS
6 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.44%) WildFly
7 4 (0.25%) IIS
8 3 (0.19%) Apache Qpid
8 3 (0.19%) Confluence
8 3 (0.19%) Lightstreamer
8 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.19%) WebORB
9 2 (0.12%) MTS
9 2 (0.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.062%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.19%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.69%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.31%) RMDS
4 2 (0.12%) BondVision
4 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.56%) GitHub
4 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (0.31%) SaaS
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.062%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.062%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.37%) WAN
2 42 (2.62%) MPLS
3 40 (2.50%) DNS
4 37 (2.31%) VPN
5 36 (2.25%) BGP
5 36 (2.25%) Firewall
6 34 (2.12%) OSPF
6 34 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.81%) Ethernet
8 27 (1.68%) LDAP
8 27 (1.68%) Multicast
9 26 (1.62%) LAN
10 24 (1.50%) InfiniBand
11 23 (1.43%) IGMP
11 23 (1.43%) RIP
12 22 (1.37%) Junos
13 19 (1.19%) Internet
14 15 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (0.94%) DHCP
14 15 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (6.49%) NoSQL
2 103 (6.43%) SQL Server
3 97 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 89 (5.55%) Big Data
5 79 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 71 (4.43%) Hadoop
7 62 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 38 (2.37%) KDB
8 38 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.12%) Redis
10 32 (2.00%) MySQL
11 18 (1.12%) Neo4j
12 15 (0.94%) Event Store
13 14 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
14 11 (0.69%) Kdb+
14 11 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.56%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (5.12%) JIRA
2 59 (3.68%) Maven
3 44 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 43 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 33 (2.06%) JUnit
7 32 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 31 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.68%) Gradle
10 22 (1.37%) NUnit
11 19 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.06%) Grunt
12 17 (1.06%) gulp
13 12 (0.75%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.69%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.56%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.56%) Mockito
17 6 (0.37%) Hudson
17 6 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 1052 (65.63%) Finance
2 658 (41.05%) Banking
3 499 (31.13%) Investment Banking
4 382 (23.83%) Front Office
5 369 (23.02%) Retail
6 354 (22.08%) Retail Banking
7 71 (4.43%) Games
8 51 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.93%) Marketing
10 25 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.43%) Electronics
11 23 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.69%) Back Office
13 8 (0.50%) Legal
13 8 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.25%) Advertising
14 4 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.25%) Law
14 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1016 (63.38%) Developer
2 568 (35.43%) Java Developer
3 210 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 188 (11.73%) C++ Developer
5 158 (9.86%) Software Engineer
6 144 (8.98%) C# Developer
7 112 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 110 (6.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 99 (6.18%) .NET Developer
10 93 (5.80%) Architect
11 92 (5.74%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 81 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 77 (4.80%) Core Java Developer
14 73 (4.55%) Low Latency C++ Developer
15 62 (3.87%) Quantitative Developer
16 57 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
17 55 (3.43%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
17 55 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
18 52 (3.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 49 (3.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (15.03%) FIX Protocol
2 196 (12.23%) .NET
3 153 (9.54%) Spring
4 116 (7.24%) J2SE
5 115 (7.17%) AngularJS
6 103 (6.43%) XML
7 90 (5.61%) HTML
8 88 (5.49%) Hibernate
9 85 (5.30%) REST
10 80 (4.99%) React
11 79 (4.93%) RESTful
12 76 (4.74%) Node.js
13 66 (4.12%) Middleware
14 64 (3.99%) STL
15 63 (3.93%) CSS
15 63 (3.93%) JMS
16 58 (3.62%) WebSockets
17 54 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
18 49 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 49 (3.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 370 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 233 (14.54%) Derivative
3 215 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (10.79%) Fintech
5 159 (9.92%) Equities
6 154 (9.61%) Computer Science
7 131 (8.17%) Algorithms
8 106 (6.61%) Hedge funds
9 100 (6.24%) Fixed Income
10 94 (5.86%) Data Structures
11 74 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
12 52 (3.24%) Management Information System
13 51 (3.18%) Data Centre
13 51 (3.18%) Equity Derivative
14 42 (2.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 35 (2.18%) N-Tier
15 35 (2.18%) Online Games
16 31 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.43%) User Experience
18 22 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 372 (23.21%) Linux
2 189 (11.79%) Unix
3 127 (7.92%) Windows
4 34 (2.12%) CentOS
4 34 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (0.87%) Debian
6 12 (0.75%) Solaris
7 10 (0.62%) SUSE
8 9 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.44%) AIX
10 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.44%) Fedora
10 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Android
13 2 (0.12%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (45.85%) Multithreading
2 635 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (22.15%) Wealth Management
4 354 (22.08%) Asset Management
5 324 (20.21%) OO
6 308 (19.21%) Electronic Trading
7 222 (13.85%) Software Engineering
8 207 (12.91%) TDD
9 191 (11.92%) BDD
9 191 (11.92%) Scrum
10 184 (11.48%) High Availability
11 183 (11.42%) SDLC
12 169 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (9.79%) OOD
14 125 (7.80%) Concurrent Programming
15 117 (7.30%) Algorithmic Trading
16 112 (6.99%) Mathematics
17 100 (6.24%) High-Frequency Trading
18 99 (6.18%) Test Automation
19 98 (6.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 928 (57.89%) Java
2 350 (21.83%) C#
3 344 (21.46%) C++
4 207 (12.91%) SQL
5 201 (12.54%) Python
6 155 (9.67%) Perl
7 143 (8.92%) JavaScript
8 111 (6.92%) C
9 84 (5.24%) Shell Script
10 81 (5.05%) Bash Shell
11 65 (4.05%) F#
12 43 (2.68%) Ruby
13 41 (2.56%) Scala
14 40 (2.50%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.87%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.25%) XAML
17 17 (1.06%) R
18 14 (0.87%) ES6
19 13 (0.81%) PowerShell
20 9 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 221 (13.79%) Degree
2 70 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (2.68%) Master's Degree
4 40 (2.50%) CCNP
5 32 (2.00%) CCIE
6 22 (1.37%) PhD
7 2 (0.12%) CCDA
7 2 (0.12%) CCNA
7 2 (0.12%) CISM
7 2 (0.12%) CISSP
7 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.62%) QA
2 29 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.68%) SEPA
4 11 (0.69%) MiFID
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.062%) GCP
7 1 (0.062%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (2.68%) Docker
2 25 (1.56%) NFS
3 22 (1.37%) iptables
3 22 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.75%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.50%) KVM
6 8 (0.50%) XenServer
7 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.37%) Firmware
8 5 (0.31%) LXC
9 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.062%) etcd
10 1 (0.062%) GPFS
10 1 (0.062%) HDFS
10 1 (0.062%) Samba
10 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.12%) Puppet
2 30 (1.87%) Opsview
3 27 (1.68%) Ansible
4 24 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.12%) Nagios
6 14 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.75%) CFEngine
7 12 (0.75%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.37%) yum
10 5 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.31%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.31%) collectd
10 5 (0.31%) rkt
10 5 (0.31%) Terraform
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.12%) Ambari
12 2 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 93 (5.80%) Oracle
2 85 (5.30%) TIBCO
3 75 (4.68%) ION Trading
4 57 (3.56%) Red Hat
5 52 (3.24%) Splunk
6 42 (2.62%) Juniper
6 42 (2.62%) Sun
7 37 (2.31%) Murex
8 36 (2.25%) StreamBase
9 29 (1.81%) Microsoft
10 27 (1.68%) Cisco
11 24 (1.50%) SAP
11 24 (1.50%) Sybase
12 21 (1.31%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.94%) VMware
14 14 (0.87%) HP
15 13 (0.81%) Google
16 12 (0.75%) Solace
17 11 (0.69%) F5
18 10 (0.62%) Intel
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000- £55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £75k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £65000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago