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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 85 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the General category 1.37% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £61,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
732 750 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.59% 55.11% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 451 424 461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 14 February 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 23 (82.14%) Banking
3 20 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (64.29%) Investment Banking
5 17 (60.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) C++
8 7 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (25.00%) Six Sigma
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Fund Management
9 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
9 5 (17.86%) Workflow
9 5 (17.86%) Siebel
9 5 (17.86%) ERP
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.86%) XBRL
9 5 (17.86%) SAP
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) XML
9 5 (17.86%) Unix

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (82.14%) Banking
2 18 (64.29%) Investment Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Back Office
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 18 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 16 (57.14%) Asset Management Analyst
3 16 (57.14%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Quant Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) F# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
1 5 (17.86%) XBRL
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 20 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (60.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) Fund Management
6 7 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) ERP
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
10 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
10 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) F#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
1 5 (17.86%) Siebel
2 1 (3.57%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
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