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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 217 224
Rank change year-on-year +45 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 663 670 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.94% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.74% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 586 601 593
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  

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 30852 38441 39962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.42% 90.12% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25719 33008 33379
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +61 195 £85,000 +21.42% 49
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Morden - 4 £57,500 -
Mitcham - 3 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £90,000 -
Heathrow - 2 £47,500 -
West End of London - 2 £71,250 - 4
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 732 (54.10%) Finance
2 731 (54.03%) Java
3 594 (43.90%) Multithreading
4 448 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
5 431 (31.86%) Linux
6 406 (30.01%) C++
7 351 (25.94%) Banking
8 281 (20.77%) Electronic Trading
9 275 (20.33%) C#
10 247 (18.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 240 (17.74%) OO
12 233 (17.22%) Software Engineering
13 231 (17.07%) Front Office
14 204 (15.08%) Degree
15 199 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
16 198 (14.63%) TDD
17 197 (14.56%) Unix
18 189 (13.97%) JavaScript
19 180 (13.30%) Investment Banking
20 176 (13.01%) .NET
20 176 (13.01%) Python
21 166 (12.27%) Algorithmic Trading
22 165 (12.20%) Equities
23 163 (12.05%) Scrum
23 163 (12.05%) Concurrent Programming
24 158 (11.68%) Algorithms
25 155 (11.46%) SQL
26 153 (11.31%) Computer Science
27 150 (11.09%) J2SE
28 136 (10.05%) High-Frequency Trading

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 21 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (0.59%) OpenStack
4 7 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (0.44%) Apache
5 6 (0.44%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (0.30%) Lightstreamer
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.30%) WebORB
7 3 (0.22%) CMS
7 3 (0.22%) Confluence
7 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.15%) IPython
8 2 (0.15%) MTS
8 2 (0.15%) nginx
8 2 (0.15%) Tornado
8 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.074%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.37%) RMDS
5 4 (0.30%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.15%) BondVision
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (0.52%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (0.37%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.30%) SaaS
7 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.074%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.074%) IaaS
8 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.59%) MPLS
2 33 (2.44%) Multicast
2 33 (2.44%) WAN
3 30 (2.22%) Firewall
4 25 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 24 (1.77%) LAN
6 23 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.55%) BGP
8 19 (1.40%) DNS
9 17 (1.26%) VPN
10 16 (1.18%) DHCP
11 14 (1.03%) InfiniBand
11 14 (1.03%) OSPF
12 13 (0.96%) FIX Connectivity
13 12 (0.89%) Network Security
14 11 (0.81%) IGMP
15 10 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.67%) HTTP
16 9 (0.67%) Internet
17 8 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.50%) NoSQL
2 61 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.21%) KDB
4 50 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 38 (2.81%) Big Data
6 23 (1.70%) MySQL
7 22 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (1.63%) Redis
8 21 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.03%) OLTP
11 13 (0.96%) Kdb+
12 10 (0.74%) Event Store
13 9 (0.67%) Blockchain
13 9 (0.67%) DB2
14 7 (0.52%) Hazelcast
14 7 (0.52%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (4.80%) JIRA
2 62 (4.58%) Maven
3 43 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.51%) TeamCity
6 31 (2.29%) JUnit
7 30 (2.22%) Gradle
8 28 (2.07%) Grunt
8 28 (2.07%) gulp
9 21 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (1.55%) Hudson
10 19 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.33%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.18%) Subversion
13 13 (0.96%) Mocha
13 13 (0.96%) Mockito
13 13 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.89%) GoCD
14 12 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 732 (54.10%) Finance
2 351 (25.94%) Banking
3 231 (17.07%) Front Office
4 180 (13.30%) Investment Banking
5 63 (4.66%) Games
6 51 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.70%) Retail
8 21 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.89%) Marketing
10 8 (0.59%) Advertising
11 7 (0.52%) Electronics
11 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
12 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 988 (73.02%) Developer
2 565 (41.76%) Java Developer
3 247 (18.26%) C++ Developer
4 213 (15.74%) Senior Developer
5 133 (9.83%) C# Developer
6 130 (9.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 96 (7.10%) Core Java Developer
8 95 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 89 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 81 (5.99%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 73 (5.40%) Senior C# Developer
12 72 (5.32%) Software Engineer
13 69 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
14 67 (4.95%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 66 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
16 65 (4.80%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 64 (4.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 52 (3.84%) Senior C++ Developer
19 51 (3.77%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
20 49 (3.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
2 176 (13.01%) .NET
3 150 (11.09%) J2SE
4 133 (9.83%) Spring
5 123 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 111 (8.20%) Node.js
7 109 (8.06%) React
8 99 (7.32%) HTML
9 85 (6.28%) REST
10 79 (5.84%) RESTful
11 77 (5.69%) JMS
12 70 (5.17%) Hibernate
13 66 (4.88%) HTML5
13 66 (4.88%) STL
14 65 (4.80%) XML
15 60 (4.43%) Middleware
15 60 (4.43%) Rendezvous
16 58 (4.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 56 (4.14%) Web Services
18 54 (3.99%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 247 (18.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 165 (12.20%) Equities
3 158 (11.68%) Algorithms
4 153 (11.31%) Computer Science
5 117 (8.65%) Fintech
6 116 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
7 113 (8.35%) Hedge funds
8 80 (5.91%) Derivative
9 78 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (5.40%) Fixed Income
11 72 (5.32%) Data Structures
12 33 (2.44%) Data Centre
13 32 (2.37%) Client/Server
13 32 (2.37%) N-Tier
14 31 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.11%) User Experience
16 13 (0.96%) Online Games
17 12 (0.89%) Verilog
17 12 (0.89%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 431 (31.86%) Linux
2 197 (14.56%) Unix
3 100 (7.39%) Windows
4 23 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (0.89%) CentOS
6 9 (0.67%) Solaris
6 9 (0.67%) SUSE
7 6 (0.44%) Debian
8 5 (0.37%) AIX
9 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.15%) Android
10 2 (0.15%) Fedora
10 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.074%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.074%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.074%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (43.90%) Multithreading
2 448 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (20.77%) Electronic Trading
4 240 (17.74%) OO
5 233 (17.22%) Software Engineering
6 198 (14.63%) TDD
7 166 (12.27%) Algorithmic Trading
8 163 (12.05%) Concurrent Programming
8 163 (12.05%) Scrum
9 136 (10.05%) High-Frequency Trading
10 133 (9.83%) Mathematics
11 105 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
12 104 (7.69%) High Availability
13 89 (6.58%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 87 (6.43%) DevOps
15 85 (6.28%) E-Commerce
16 83 (6.13%) Microservices
17 75 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
17 75 (5.54%) Unit Testing
18 65 (4.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 731 (54.03%) Java
2 406 (30.01%) C++
3 275 (20.33%) C#
4 189 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 176 (13.01%) Python
6 155 (11.46%) SQL
7 71 (5.25%) Scala
8 70 (5.17%) C
9 63 (4.66%) F#
10 58 (4.29%) Perl
11 51 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 43 (3.18%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.66%) Ruby
14 20 (1.48%) ES6
15 18 (1.33%) Go
16 14 (1.03%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.96%) ECMAScript
17 13 (0.96%) Korn
18 11 (0.81%) R
19 10 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 204 (15.08%) Degree
2 20 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (1.18%) CCNP
4 15 (1.11%) PhD
5 9 (0.67%) CCIE
6 4 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.15%) CCNA
8 1 (0.074%) CCDA
8 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.14%) QA
2 17 (1.26%) MiFID
3 4 (0.30%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.074%) SEPA
System Software
1 49 (3.62%) Docker
2 17 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.30%) NFS
7 3 (0.22%) iptables
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.074%) HDFS
9 1 (0.074%) Samba
9 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (2.59%) Puppet
2 32 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.07%) Ansible
4 15 (1.11%) Terraform
5 14 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.59%) Nagios
7 7 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.37%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.37%) Endace
9 5 (0.37%) Mesos
9 5 (0.37%) MOM
10 4 (0.30%) Graylog
10 4 (0.30%) Marathon
10 4 (0.30%) Riemann
11 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.15%) Consul
12 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.074%) Ambari
Vendors
1 122 (9.02%) TIBCO
2 40 (2.96%) Oracle
3 35 (2.59%) Solace
4 33 (2.44%) ION Trading
4 33 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 33 (2.44%) Sybase
5 32 (2.37%) Cisco
6 26 (1.92%) StreamBase
7 23 (1.70%) Google
8 22 (1.63%) Intel
9 21 (1.55%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.55%) Splunk
10 20 (1.48%) Microsoft
10 20 (1.48%) Reuters
11 19 (1.40%) Juniper
12 18 (1.33%) Arista
13 14 (1.03%) Vertica
14 12 (0.89%) Altera
14 12 (0.89%) Xilinx
15 11 (0.81%) VMware
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago