Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
England > London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 180 205
Rank change year-on-year -46 +25 +36
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 1,079 1,358 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.99% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.18% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1,192 1,315
London median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £113,900
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,128 62,282 76,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.76% 91.30% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52,528 52,244 65,632
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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
Central London -92 262 £80,000 -5.88% 71
West London -22 12 £52,500 -12.50% 19
East London -19 5 £55,000 -52.17% 4
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 640 (59.31%) Java
2 634 (58.76%) Finance
3 367 (34.01%) Multithreading
4 356 (32.99%) Banking
5 321 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (26.69%) Linux
7 259 (24.00%) Front Office
8 255 (23.63%) Problem-Solving
9 227 (21.04%) C++
10 220 (20.39%) Python
11 219 (20.30%) SQL
11 219 (20.30%) Investment Banking
12 179 (16.59%) TDD
13 178 (16.50%) Software Engineering
14 167 (15.48%) Big Data
15 166 (15.38%) OO
16 158 (14.64%) Electronic Trading
17 157 (14.55%) Unix
17 157 (14.55%) Degree
18 153 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
19 145 (13.44%) Computer Science
19 145 (13.44%) C#
19 145 (13.44%) Risk Management
20 144 (13.35%) DevOps
21 142 (13.16%) Financial Institution
22 137 (12.70%) Spring
23 134 (12.42%) NoSQL
24 133 (12.33%) Investment Management
24 133 (12.33%) Microservices
25 132 (12.23%) Fintech

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 34 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (0.93%) Apache
4 10 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.83%) Drupal
6 6 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.46%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.37%) Lightstreamer
9 3 (0.28%) Confluence
9 3 (0.28%) GemFire
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.093%) IIS
11 1 (0.093%) IPython
11 1 (0.093%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.093%) SAS
11 1 (0.093%) Tornado
Applications
1 11 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.46%) Simulink
5 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.19%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 13 (1.20%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.83%) RMDS
3 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (8.34%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.06%) GitHub
3 28 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.76%) Serverless
5 18 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 12 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (1.11%) SaaS
10 11 (1.02%) CloudFront
11 9 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.83%) IaaS
12 8 (0.74%) npm
13 7 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.56%) Runscope
15 5 (0.46%) Heroku
16 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.08%) BGP
1 44 (4.08%) Multicast
1 44 (4.08%) WAN
2 42 (3.89%) OSPF
3 37 (3.43%) LAN
4 33 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.22%) Firewall
6 22 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 21 (1.95%) DNS
8 20 (1.85%) VPN
9 19 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (1.48%) MPLS
11 14 (1.30%) NX-OS
11 14 (1.30%) SNMP
12 13 (1.20%) HTTP
13 12 (1.11%) Network Security
13 12 (1.11%) RIP
14 11 (1.02%) Internet
14 11 (1.02%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.48%) Big Data
2 134 (12.42%) NoSQL
3 58 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 38 (3.52%) RDBMS
6 37 (3.43%) SQL Server
7 28 (2.59%) DB2
7 28 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (2.22%) MySQL
9 23 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (1.85%) KDB
11 17 (1.58%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.39%) Neo4j
13 12 (1.11%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.02%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
14 11 (1.02%) Redis
15 10 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (7.41%) Maven
2 65 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 52 (4.82%) JUnit
4 49 (4.54%) Jenkins
5 43 (3.99%) Gradle
6 22 (2.04%) Mockito
7 21 (1.95%) JIRA
8 19 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (1.67%) Subversion
10 16 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.39%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.83%) NUnit
13 9 (0.83%) PHPUnit
13 9 (0.83%) Protractor
13 9 (0.83%) Selenium
14 8 (0.74%) FitNesse
14 8 (0.74%) gulp
14 8 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 634 (58.76%) Finance
2 356 (32.99%) Banking
3 259 (24.00%) Front Office
4 219 (20.30%) Investment Banking
5 142 (13.16%) Financial Institution
6 74 (6.86%) Games
7 39 (3.61%) Online Betting
8 30 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.67%) Retail
10 13 (1.20%) Marketing
11 10 (0.93%) Advertising
12 9 (0.83%) Back Office
13 8 (0.74%) Legal
13 8 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.65%) Electronics
15 5 (0.46%) Law
16 3 (0.28%) Automotive
17 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.093%) International Banking
18 1 (0.093%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 625 (57.92%) Developer
2 369 (34.20%) Java Developer
3 119 (11.03%) Senior Developer
4 109 (10.10%) C++ Developer
5 68 (6.30%) Software Engineer
6 61 (5.65%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 58 (5.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 58 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 52 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
9 51 (4.73%) Network Engineer
10 45 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 45 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 44 (4.08%) Java Engineer
12 41 (3.80%) Architect
13 32 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
14 25 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (2.32%) Software Developer
15 24 (2.22%) Analyst
15 24 (2.22%) Linux Developer
16 23 (2.13%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (12.70%) Spring
2 99 (9.18%) FIX Protocol
3 97 (8.99%) Kafka
4 94 (8.71%) AngularJS
5 83 (7.69%) RESTful
6 81 (7.51%) HTML
7 72 (6.67%) REST
8 61 (5.65%) .NET
8 61 (5.65%) Web Services
9 55 (5.10%) JMS
10 47 (4.36%) Hibernate
10 47 (4.36%) React
11 45 (4.17%) HTML5
12 44 (4.08%) Node.js
13 43 (3.99%) CSS
14 40 (3.71%) WebSockets
15 38 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (3.34%) TIBCO EMS
17 32 (2.97%) Akka
18 29 (2.69%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (13.44%) Computer Science
3 132 (12.23%) Fintech
4 127 (11.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 125 (11.58%) Algorithms
6 124 (11.49%) Equities
7 122 (11.31%) Cyberthreat
8 102 (9.45%) Fixed Income
9 86 (7.97%) Hedge funds
10 84 (7.78%) Derivative
11 75 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
12 52 (4.82%) Data Centre
12 52 (4.82%) Data Structures
13 46 (4.26%) Online Games
14 40 (3.71%) Over-the-Top Content
15 30 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
16 29 (2.69%) Management Information System
16 29 (2.69%) Private Cloud
17 26 (2.41%) Public Cloud
18 23 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 288 (26.69%) Linux
2 157 (14.55%) Unix
3 40 (3.71%) Windows
4 29 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.11%) Solaris
6 11 (1.02%) CentOS
7 9 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.56%) Robot Operating System
10 5 (0.46%) SUSE
11 2 (0.19%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) Debian
11 2 (0.19%) VMS
12 1 (0.093%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.093%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (34.01%) Multithreading
2 321 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (23.63%) Problem-Solving
4 179 (16.59%) TDD
5 178 (16.50%) Software Engineering
6 166 (15.38%) OO
7 158 (14.64%) Electronic Trading
8 145 (13.44%) Risk Management
9 144 (13.35%) DevOps
10 133 (12.33%) Investment Management
10 133 (12.33%) Microservices
11 128 (11.86%) Mathematics
12 123 (11.40%) Strategic Thinking
13 120 (11.12%) Innovative Thinking
14 115 (10.66%) E-Commerce
15 101 (9.36%) Scrum
15 101 (9.36%) SDLC
16 99 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
17 94 (8.71%) Algorithmic Trading
18 79 (7.32%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 640 (59.31%) Java
2 227 (21.04%) C++
3 220 (20.39%) Python
4 219 (20.30%) SQL
5 145 (13.44%) C#
6 130 (12.05%) JavaScript
7 127 (11.77%) Java 8
8 82 (7.60%) Scala
9 69 (6.39%) Perl
10 50 (4.63%) Bash Shell
10 50 (4.63%) C
11 43 (3.99%) Ruby
12 36 (3.34%) PHP
13 30 (2.78%) F#
14 28 (2.59%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.02%) Go
16 11 (1.02%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.93%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 157 (14.55%) Degree
2 46 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (2.32%) PhD
5 24 (2.22%) CCNP
6 23 (2.13%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.93%) RHCE
9 8 (0.74%) CCNA
10 6 (0.56%) CCIE
11 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.19%) PMP
11 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.52%) QA
2 13 (1.20%) MiFID
3 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.093%) GCP
4 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (2.32%) Docker
2 14 (1.30%) NFS
3 11 (1.02%) HDFS
4 8 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.74%) iptables
5 7 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.56%) Firmware
6 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.46%) GridGain
7 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.28%) KVM
8 3 (0.28%) LXC
8 3 (0.28%) Samba
9 2 (0.19%) QEMU
10 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.093%) MapR-FS
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (4.54%) Ansible
2 47 (4.36%) Puppet
3 21 (1.95%) Nagios
4 19 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.65%) Kibana
7 6 (0.56%) Oozie
8 4 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.37%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.37%) Mesos
8 4 (0.37%) systemd
9 3 (0.28%) Grafana
10 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.093%) Ambari
11 1 (0.093%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.093%) Observium
11 1 (0.093%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.093%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (8.90%) Oracle
2 80 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 58 (5.38%) Sybase
4 47 (4.36%) Cisco
5 38 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 27 (2.50%) Juniper
7 22 (2.04%) Splunk
8 21 (1.95%) Microsoft
8 21 (1.95%) Solace
9 19 (1.76%) Arista
10 17 (1.58%) StreamBase
11 16 (1.48%) ION Trading
12 15 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.39%) Reuters
13 14 (1.30%) AppDynamics
13 14 (1.30%) Citrix
13 14 (1.30%) Qualys
13 14 (1.30%) WorldPay
14 12 (1.11%) VMware
15 10 (0.93%) F5