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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 93 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 8 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 2.38% 2.52%
As % of the General category 1.48% 5.10% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 28
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -
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
542 667 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.32% 46.74% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 332 428 377
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 28 July 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Derivative
4 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
4 5 (55.56%) Equities
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) RAD
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Sybase
5 4 (44.44%) KDB
5 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) KDB
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Real Time Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) J2SE
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 5 (55.56%) Equities
3 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) RAD
2 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase