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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 100 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 4 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.60% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 19
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 £59,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £53,750 £46,000
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
1125 1150 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.86% 86.60% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 717 740 649
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (84.62%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (38.46%) Physics
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
2 5 (38.46%) MVVM
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Sybase
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Derivative
5 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Front Office

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 5 (38.46%) Physics
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
1 5 (38.46%) MVVM
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (15.38%) Systematic Trading
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) VMware