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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 136 152 174
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 13 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +57.57%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
2466 2949 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.77% 90.27% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1876 2072
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
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
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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +9 12 £75,000 +15.38%
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Equities
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Qpid
3 8 (57.14%) Kafka
3 8 (57.14%) JMS
3 8 (57.14%) SonicMQ
3 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) Front Office
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Derivative
5 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (14.29%) GemFire
6 2 (14.29%) Market Making
6 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 2 (14.29%) Swing
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (14.29%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) KDB
General
1 5 (35.71%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Messaging Specialist
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) JMS
1 8 (57.14%) Kafka
1 8 (57.14%) SonicMQ
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Swing
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Flask
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Equities
2 3 (21.43%) Derivative
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (14.29%) Market Making
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Process Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
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