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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 107 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.68% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
828 731 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.57% 49.80% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 458 467 368
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Investment Management
3 11 (52.38%) Charles River
4 10 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (42.86%) Markit EDM
6 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
6 8 (38.10%) Fund Management
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
9 5 (23.81%) Equities
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) HiPortfolio
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
10 4 (19.05%) thinkFolio
10 4 (19.05%) ETL
11 3 (14.29%) LatentZero
12 2 (9.52%) Data Management
12 2 (9.52%) Banking
12 2 (9.52%) Validation
12 2 (9.52%) Change Management
12 2 (9.52%) Back Office
12 2 (9.52%) SQL
12 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Fund Accounting
13 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
13 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
13 1 (4.76%) Test Automation

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Markit EDM
2 5 (23.81%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (19.05%) thinkFolio
4 3 (14.29%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
1 5 (23.81%) Equities
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Investment Management
2 10 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
3 8 (38.10%) Fund Management
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) Fund Accounting
9 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Charles River
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago