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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 82 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 2 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the General category 0.60% 2.52% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £58,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +38.23%

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
333 515 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.29% 38.29% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 196 268 264
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Derivative
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) KDB
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Swing
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (25.00%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Market Making
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) KDB
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Concordion
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Guice
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) Market Making
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase