The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 148 152
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 8 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.31% -10.86%  

Low Latency is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2072 2629 2732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.08% 90.59% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1695 1671
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Low Latency as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Low Latency 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 22 March 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
Glasgow +22 7 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 - 1
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Java EE
3 7 (46.67%) Data Structures
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) JMS
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) Servlets
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) XML

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 (13.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Hudson
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Junior
4 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Junior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Java EE
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) CSS3
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) J2EE
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) Servlets
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) GWT
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JSF
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Structures
2 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 5 (33.33%) High Availability
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sybase
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