The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 95 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.35% 0.87%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.75% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £46,250 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -5.55%
Front Office
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
715 665 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.56% 46.21% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 401 458 369
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front Office
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region.

Front Office Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Front Office 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 Front Office.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Derivative
3 3 (33.33%) F#
3 3 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Equities
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (11.11%) iPad

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Front Office 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 Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Equities
3 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) VBA
1 3 (33.33%) F#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
2 1 (11.11%) Charles River
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