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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 84 95 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 12 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 1.03% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
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
1037 1156 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.29% 91.38% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 514 736 771
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £63,000
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 27 August 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Equities
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) JMS
3 8 (61.54%) SonicMQ
3 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Apache Qpid
3 8 (61.54%) Kafka
4 5 (38.46%) Front Office
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) Derivative
5 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 2 (15.38%) Market Making
6 2 (15.38%) GemFire
6 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Swing
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate

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 8 (61.54%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (15.38%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) KDB
General
1 5 (38.46%) Front Office
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Messaging Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) JMS
1 8 (61.54%) Kafka
1 8 (61.54%) SonicMQ
2 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 2 (15.38%) Swing
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
2 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (15.38%) Market Making
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase