The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 161 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 7 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.74% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.94% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 2
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £87,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -49.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,995 £66,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £107,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2927 2551 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 81.13% 79.00% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 1678 1683
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -30 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Dundee -8 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 - 1
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Banking
3 14 (51.85%) WPF
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) UNIX
5 11 (40.74%) Front Office
6 9 (33.33%) Spring
6 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 8 (29.63%) Equities
7 8 (29.63%) MVVM
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Python
8 7 (25.93%) JMS
8 7 (25.93%) Perl
8 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
9 6 (22.22%) LINQ
9 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 6 (22.22%) Derivative
10 5 (18.52%) WCF
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (18.52%) J2EE
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (14.81%) J2SE
11 4 (14.81%) Scala
11 4 (14.81%) Relational Database

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (11.11%) GemFire
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 17 (62.96%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Front Office
3 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
2 13 (48.15%) WPF Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) WPF
2 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) JMS
4 6 (22.22%) LINQ
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) J2SE
7 2 (7.41%) LAMP
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms
8 1 (3.70%) .NET
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Equities
2 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
3 6 (22.22%) Derivative
4 5 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.41%) Replication
7 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVVM
2 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
4 7 (25.93%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
1 2 (7.41%) Munin
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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