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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 149 157 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 6 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.28% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.34% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -7.77%
Low Latency
UK

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
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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
Edinburgh - 5 £55,000 -
Glasgow +4 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) Physics
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
2 7 (63.64%) MVVM
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
1 7 (63.64%) Physics
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
1 7 (63.64%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) Munin
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase