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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 90 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 15 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.16% 1.78% 2.28%
As % of the General category 2.79% 3.88% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 19
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
538 645 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.67% 46.01% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 309 374 296
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 15 (83.33%) Derivative
4 13 (72.22%) Java
5 11 (61.11%) Shell Script
6 9 (50.00%) Sybase
6 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (44.44%) Python
7 8 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (33.33%) Perl
9 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 5 (27.78%) UNIX
9 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Equities
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Banking
9 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
10 4 (22.22%) Analytics
10 4 (22.22%) Low Latency
10 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
10 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Economics
10 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) Legal
10 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
10 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) KDB
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Real Time Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) J2SE
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Derivative
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (27.78%) Equities
5 4 (22.22%) Economics
5 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 4 (22.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 4 (22.22%) Commodity Exotics
6 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
7 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Sybase
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