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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 140 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 21 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +34.14%
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £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 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 5 February 2016. 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 +4 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (61.70%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (46.81%) Python
5 20 (42.55%) C++
6 18 (38.30%) OO
6 18 (38.30%) Fixed Income
7 16 (34.04%) Market Risk
7 16 (34.04%) C#
7 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
7 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 16 (34.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
8 15 (31.91%) Workflow
8 15 (31.91%) Banking
9 14 (29.79%) Investment Banking
9 14 (29.79%) Financial Institution
10 13 (27.66%) Degree
11 12 (25.53%) Pega
11 12 (25.53%) Asset Management
11 12 (25.53%) Firewall
11 12 (25.53%) Cognos
11 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
12 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
13 10 (21.28%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
14 9 (19.15%) Analytics
14 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (19.15%) TDD

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (8.51%) GemFire
1 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Drupal
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.38%) InfiniBand
2 3 (6.38%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (8.51%) BigTable
6 4 (8.51%) KDB
7 3 (6.38%) Big Data
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
1 4 (8.51%) Maven
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) Hudson
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Trac
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 14 (29.79%) Financial Institution
3 14 (29.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Front Office
5 4 (8.51%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) C++ Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Market Data Specialist
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Android Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C++ Applications Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Python Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.51%) Middleware
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 4 (8.51%) XML Schema
3 4 (8.51%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) LAMP
4 3 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.26%) STL
6 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Fixed Income
2 16 (34.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (34.04%) Market Risk
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.77%) Derivative
5 4 (8.51%) Biometrics
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.51%) Equities
5 4 (8.51%) User Experience
6 3 (6.38%) Grid Computing
6 3 (6.38%) Health Informatics
6 3 (6.38%) Informatics
6 3 (6.38%) Life Science
6 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) CentOS
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) OO
3 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
4 15 (31.91%) Workflow
5 12 (25.53%) Asset Management
6 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
7 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
8 9 (19.15%) Analytics
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.15%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Open Source
9 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Android Development
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Complex Event Processing
10 4 (8.51%) Market Research
10 4 (8.51%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Python
4 20 (42.55%) C++
5 16 (34.04%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 4 (8.51%) Smalltalk
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
8 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) MCSE
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) GPFS
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Cognos
1 12 (25.53%) Pega
2 4 (8.51%) StreamBase
2 4 (8.51%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Brocade
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Dell
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Opsware
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Remedy
3 3 (6.38%) VMware