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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 99 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 3 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.90% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.06% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 18
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £56,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -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
1084 1136 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.81% 85.48% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 707 737 533
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) Physics
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Sybase
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Front Office
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
1 5 (41.67%) Physics
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
1 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 2 (16.67%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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