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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 138 140 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 16 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.55% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.19% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
1495 1511 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.12% 45.83% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 910 975 892
Average salary £47,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
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 26 January 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 +6 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Edinburgh +5 5 £45,000 +2.85%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (87.50%) Finance
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (65.00%) Java
4 23 (57.50%) OO
5 22 (55.00%) SQL
6 21 (52.50%) Python
6 21 (52.50%) TDD
7 20 (50.00%) Scrum
8 19 (47.50%) Middleware
9 18 (45.00%) Relational Database
10 17 (42.50%) Analytics
10 17 (42.50%) IBM
10 17 (42.50%) JMS
10 17 (42.50%) OOD
11 14 (35.00%) Banking
12 11 (27.50%) Derivative
13 10 (25.00%) Investment Banking
14 9 (22.50%) Degree
15 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
16 6 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
17 5 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
17 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
17 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
17 5 (12.50%) Equities
17 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (12.50%) C#
18 4 (10.00%) XML
18 4 (10.00%) UNIX
18 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 4 (10.00%) Service Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) KDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (87.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 10 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Private Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Python Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Scala Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Development Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Middleware
2 17 (42.50%) JMS
3 6 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) XSLT
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) FIXML
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Derivative
2 5 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (12.50%) Equities
3 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.00%) GIS
3 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) OO
3 21 (52.50%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) Scrum
5 17 (42.50%) OOD
5 17 (42.50%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
10 2 (5.00%) Functional Programming
10 2 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 21 (52.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) VBA
5 3 (7.50%) F#
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) Clojure
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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