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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 94 110 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 13 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.00% 0.14% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.16% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £45,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+30.55% +9.77%
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
1171 1223 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.66% 87.36% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 731 723 623
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Sybase
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Workflow
5 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
6 4 (25.00%) Front Office
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Cognos
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Pega
6 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
3 4 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Real Time Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Market Data Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
2 4 (25.00%) Derivative
2 4 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Market Making
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Sybase
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos
2 4 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
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