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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 85 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 10 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 1.86% 0.65%
As % of the General category 2.30% 4.03% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
435 521 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.55% 46.15% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 239 312 274
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,850 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 26 (78.79%) SQL
3 24 (72.73%) Java
4 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 20 (60.61%) Python
5 20 (60.61%) Scrum
6 19 (57.58%) TDD
7 16 (48.48%) OO
7 16 (48.48%) JMS
7 16 (48.48%) OOD
7 16 (48.48%) IBM
7 16 (48.48%) Middleware
7 16 (48.48%) Analytics
8 10 (30.30%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
10 7 (21.21%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (18.18%) Degree
11 6 (18.18%) Use Case
11 6 (18.18%) Investment Management
12 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
13 4 (12.12%) Service Management
13 4 (12.12%) GIS
13 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.12%) Retail
13 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
13 4 (12.12%) Private Banking
13 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
13 4 (12.12%) Scala
14 3 (9.09%) Oracle

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (6.06%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (6.06%) GemFire
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) KDB
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Private Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
1 24 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Python Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) JMS
1 16 (48.48%) Middleware
2 7 (21.21%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) FIXML
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) GIS
2 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 3 (9.09%) Equities
3 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Scrum
3 19 (57.58%) TDD
4 16 (48.48%) OOD
4 16 (48.48%) OO
4 16 (48.48%) Analytics
5 6 (18.18%) Use Case
5 6 (18.18%) Investment Management
6 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Memory Management
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO