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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 143 149 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 18 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.33% 0.93% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 12
Average salary £61,500 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.41% +19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
1356 1498 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.72% 48.21% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 772 892 1001
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +8 10 £61,500 +36.66% 3
Glasgow -23 7 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (49.06%) Banking
2 25 (47.17%) Java
2 25 (47.17%) Finance
3 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) Asset Management
4 21 (39.62%) Investment Banking
4 21 (39.62%) Unix
5 18 (33.96%) Business Analysis
5 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (26.42%) OO
8 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (22.64%) C#
9 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
10 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
11 10 (18.87%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (16.98%) XML
12 9 (16.98%) Linux
12 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
12 9 (16.98%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) Sybase
13 8 (15.09%) C++
13 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
13 8 (15.09%) Equities
13 8 (15.09%) Market Risk
13 8 (15.09%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
13 8 (15.09%) SDLC
14 7 (13.21%) Fund Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (9.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (7.55%) GemFire
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 4 (7.55%) KDB
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 26 (49.06%) Banking
2 25 (47.17%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Back Office
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Business Analyst
4 16 (30.19%) Java Developer
5 15 (28.30%) Asset Management Analyst
5 15 (28.30%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Architect
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# Application Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Smalltalk Developer
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (9.43%) Middleware
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
3 5 (9.43%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) XBRL
4 4 (7.55%) J2SE
4 4 (7.55%) JMS
5 2 (3.77%) .NET
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (15.09%) Equities
3 8 (15.09%) Market Risk
4 7 (13.21%) Derivative
5 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) Commodity Exotics
6 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.77%) Economics
6 2 (3.77%) Fintech
7 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Unix
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Asset Management
1 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analysis
3 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (26.42%) OO
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
7 8 (15.09%) SDLC
8 7 (13.21%) Fund Management
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
9 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
10 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
10 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) Python
4 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
5 8 (15.09%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Smalltalk
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) F#
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Sybase
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Siebel
3 4 (7.55%) StreamBase
4 1 (1.89%) Charles River
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