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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 99 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.99% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
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
741 608 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.50% 50.71% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 475 366 372
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 August 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Charles River
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) thinkFolio
5 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Fund Management
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.67%) Derivative
7 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) C#

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Fund Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Greeks
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Charles River
2 3 (20.00%) thinkFolio
3 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
3 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg