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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 105 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.20% 1.83%
As % of the General category 0.37% 0.39% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £42,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
809 769 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.14% 52.28% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 489 500 398
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 17 December 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) thinkFolio
4 2 (28.57%) Fidessa
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) Markit EDM
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Charles River
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Equities
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) F#
5 1 (14.29%) FINCAD Analytics

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (14.29%) FINCAD Analytics
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
1 1 (14.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) thinkFolio
2 2 (28.57%) Fidessa
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Charles River