The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 104 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 7 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 1.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 986 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.97% 78.82% 74.60%
Number of salaries quoted 731 663 459
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Low Latency
Scotland

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Low Latency
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Glasgow region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in Glasgow

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 16 (69.57%) Banking
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Front Office
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) WPF
4 9 (39.13%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 8 (34.78%) Spring
5 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
5 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) JMS
7 6 (26.09%) Equities
7 6 (26.09%) Scala
7 6 (26.09%) MVVM
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
8 5 (21.74%) LINQ
8 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Perl
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) J2SE
9 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Derivative
9 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) GemFire
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 12 (52.17%) Front Office
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# Developer
3 10 (43.48%) WPF Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) WPF
2 8 (34.78%) Spring
3 7 (30.43%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) LINQ
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) J2SE
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Equities
2 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
3 4 (17.39%) Derivative
3 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 6 (26.09%) MVVM
3 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase