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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 82 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 3 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.31% 2.13% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.37% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.07%
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
872 1180 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.44% 89.67% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 519 758 606
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Equities
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 4 (40.00%) JMS
5 4 (40.00%) SonicMQ
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Qpid
5 4 (40.00%) Kafka
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Swing
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) KDB
7 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Derivative
7 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (20.00%) GemFire
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Multicast

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (40.00%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (20.00%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) KDB
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) Kafka
1 4 (40.00%) SonicMQ
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Market Making
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle