The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 125 122 151
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 10 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.10% 1.99% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 2
Median salary £55,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% +11.81%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +41.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
905 1354 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.90% 46.87% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 572 803 897
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Front Office Salary Trend in Scotland

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 8 £55,000 -10.56%
Glasgow +8 2 - -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 14 (56.00%) Asset Management
2 11 (44.00%) Derivative
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) Charles River
6 6 (24.00%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) ION Trading
8 4 (16.00%) CFA
8 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) SunGard
8 4 (16.00%) Back Office
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) SunGard APT
8 4 (16.00%) KDB
8 4 (16.00%) Investment Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SunGard APT
2 1 (4.00%) LatentZero
2 1 (4.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) KDB
3 2 (8.00%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Concordion
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) JBehave
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (36.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Business Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Business Solution Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) Swing
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Guice
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Derivative
2 6 (24.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Equities
5 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (16.00%) Market Making
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CFA
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.00%) EMIR
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Charles River
2 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 4 (16.00%) SunGard
4 3 (12.00%) Sybase