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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 144 127 130
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 18 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 1.33% 1.04%
As % of the General category 1.17% 2.96% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 28
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Front Office
UK

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
1532 1653 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.39% 44.94% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1075 882
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 8 £65,000 +36.84%
Edinburgh +4 7 £51,250 +36.66% 3
Stirling -14 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (71.05%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Investment Management
3 12 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 12 (31.58%) Charles River
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Equities
5 10 (26.32%) Markit EDM
6 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Fund Management
7 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.05%) Fixed Income
7 8 (21.05%) Perl
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) Sybase
8 7 (18.42%) Project Management
8 7 (18.42%) Derivative
9 6 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) Python
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) UNIX
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.16%) thinkFolio
10 5 (13.16%) Electronic Trading

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Markit EDM
2 5 (13.16%) thinkFolio
2 5 (13.16%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (7.89%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) KDB
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) DB2
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Real Time Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Project Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Change Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) jQuery
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
3 4 (10.53%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) J2SE
4 3 (7.89%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Equities
2 8 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 7 (18.42%) Derivative
4 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Investment Management
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Fund Management
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) RAD
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) OOD
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Charles River
2 7 (18.42%) Sybase
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
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