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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 99 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 7 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
772 717 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.02% 48.32% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 340
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Investment Management
3 12 (54.55%) Charles River
4 10 (45.45%) Markit EDM
5 9 (40.91%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
6 8 (36.36%) Fund Management
7 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Fixed Income
8 5 (22.73%) Equities
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) thinkFolio
8 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 4 (18.18%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) LatentZero
11 2 (9.09%) Data Management
11 2 (9.09%) Validation
11 2 (9.09%) Back Office
11 2 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
11 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (4.55%) iPad
12 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
12 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
12 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
12 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Markit EDM
2 5 (22.73%) thinkFolio
2 5 (22.73%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (13.64%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Fixed Income
2 5 (22.73%) Equities
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Investment Management
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
3 8 (36.36%) Fund Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
8 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Charles River
2 1 (4.55%) Fidessa
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £84,000
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