The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 127 148
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 9 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.06% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2019 2634 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.46% 90.30% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1700 1775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Low Latency
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Scotland region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in Scotland

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in Scotland

Low Latency
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £27,500 -
Glasgow -3 4 £51,250 +2.50%
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (15.38%) Process Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) KDB
8 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 2 (15.38%) Django
8 2 (15.38%) Data Protection

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) KDB
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) CSS3
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (15.38%) Django
4 2 (15.38%) Flask
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Swing
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 2 (15.38%) Equities
4 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (7.69%) Fintech
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Process Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) Market Making
6 1 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree