The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 83 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 21 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.65% 2.13% 3.22%
As % of the General category 3.72% 5.03% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 16
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
565 457 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.31% 42.31% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 310 264 252
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Front Office
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region.

Front Office Salary Trend in Glasgow

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 42 (68.85%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) Finance
3 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 29 (47.54%) Multithreading
4 27 (44.26%) Banking
5 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.07%) Python
7 18 (29.51%) TDD
7 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
8 17 (27.87%) C#
9 16 (26.23%) WPF
10 15 (24.59%) Investment Banking
10 15 (24.59%) Scrum
11 13 (21.31%) Spring
11 13 (21.31%) OO
12 12 (19.67%) JMS
12 12 (19.67%) Perl
12 12 (19.67%) KDB
13 11 (18.03%) Task Parallel Library
13 11 (18.03%) MVVM
13 11 (18.03%) Degree
13 11 (18.03%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (18.03%) .NET
13 11 (18.03%) UNIX
13 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
14 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.39%) HTML
15 9 (14.75%) OOD
15 9 (14.75%) Middleware
15 9 (14.75%) IBM

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (4.92%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.92%) GemFire
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.67%) KDB
3 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) ERwin
3 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 38 (62.30%) Finance
2 27 (44.26%) Banking
3 15 (24.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Private Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.59%) C# Developer
3 15 (24.59%) WPF Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Python Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) WPF
2 13 (21.31%) Spring
3 12 (19.67%) JMS
4 11 (18.03%) .NET
4 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
4 11 (18.03%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (18.03%) Task Parallel Library
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 9 (14.75%) Middleware
7 7 (11.48%) LINQ
8 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 5 (8.20%) J2EE
10 4 (6.56%) XML
10 4 (6.56%) jQuery
11 3 (4.92%) JSON
11 3 (4.92%) J2SE
12 2 (3.28%) FIXML
12 2 (3.28%) RESTful
13 1 (1.64%) REST
13 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Equities
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.56%) GIS
4 2 (3.28%) Derivative
4 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) UNIX
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Multithreading
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) TDD
4 15 (24.59%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) OO
6 11 (18.03%) MVVM
7 9 (14.75%) Analytics
7 9 (14.75%) OOD
8 8 (13.11%) Investment Management
8 8 (13.11%) Use Case
9 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
10 4 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Service Management
10 4 (6.56%) UML
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) Wealth Management
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) Python
4 17 (27.87%) C#
5 12 (19.67%) Perl
6 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.11%) C++
8 7 (11.48%) Scala
9 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) IBM
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) StreamBase
3 3 (4.92%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO