The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 90 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 9 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.76% 1.43% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.73% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 7
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+45.12% -3.52%
Low Latency
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1044 1156 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.40% 82.81% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 691 751 405
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (20.00%) Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Systematic Trading
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) VMware

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Physics
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 5 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) VMware