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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 105 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 2 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 1
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,995 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -8.90%
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
1177 916 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.07% 81.64% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 699 610 434
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014, 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 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) Scala
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) JMS
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (28.57%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 3 (21.43%) MVVM
8 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
8 2 (14.29%) Equities
8 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Advertising
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Derivative
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 2 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) WPF
2 5 (35.71%) JMS
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) J2SE
4 3 (21.43%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Equities
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) MVVM
3 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Sybase
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft