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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 90 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 21 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.54% 0.64% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.72% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +35.80%
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
1232 971 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.52% 89.41% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 755 632 644
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 26 (59.09%) Java
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Python
4 20 (45.45%) C++
5 18 (40.91%) OO
5 18 (40.91%) Fixed Income
6 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
6 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 16 (36.36%) C#
6 16 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (36.36%) Market Risk
6 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
7 15 (34.09%) Banking
8 14 (31.82%) Investment Banking
8 14 (31.82%) Financial Institution
9 12 (27.27%) Firewall
9 12 (27.27%) Cognos
9 12 (27.27%) Asset Management
9 12 (27.27%) Workflow
9 12 (27.27%) Pega
10 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 10 (22.73%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
12 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.45%) TDD
13 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
13 8 (18.18%) Linux
14 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (9.09%) GemFire
1 4 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.09%) BigTable
4 4 (9.09%) KDB
4 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 14 (31.82%) Financial Institution
3 14 (31.82%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.64%) Front Office
5 4 (9.09%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) C++ Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Market Data Specialist
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Python Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 4 (9.09%) Spring
3 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 4 (9.09%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (6.82%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.55%) STL
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Fixed Income
2 16 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (36.36%) Market Risk
3 6 (13.64%) Derivative
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Biometrics
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.09%) Equities
4 4 (9.09%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) OO
3 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 12 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 12 (27.27%) Workflow
5 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.45%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
9 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (9.09%) Market Research
9 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Python
4 20 (45.45%) C++
5 16 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.09%) Ruby
7 4 (9.09%) Smalltalk
7 4 (9.09%) XPath
8 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Cognos
1 12 (27.27%) Pega
2 4 (9.09%) StreamBase
2 4 (9.09%) Sybase