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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 130 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 19 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.67% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.40% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 21
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
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
1249 1570 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 48.06% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 659 913 1051
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £68,000
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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +9 15 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Edinburgh +9 4 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 21 (51.22%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
4 14 (34.15%) OO
5 13 (31.71%) Python
5 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
6 11 (26.83%) HTML5
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) Banking
7 10 (24.39%) Derivative
8 9 (21.95%) CSS3
8 9 (21.95%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
8 9 (21.95%) CSS
9 8 (19.51%) JSP
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (19.51%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (19.51%) JSON
9 8 (19.51%) REST
9 8 (19.51%) User Experience
10 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
10 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (17.07%) Time Management
10 7 (17.07%) Equities
10 7 (17.07%) Charles River
10 7 (17.07%) C#
11 6 (14.63%) Perl

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.32%) Eikon
2 3 (7.32%) RMDS
3 2 (4.88%) LatentZero
3 2 (4.88%) thinkFolio
4 1 (2.44%) Hi Portfolio
4 1 (2.44%) LongView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.32%) KDB
3 3 (7.32%) MS Access
4 2 (4.88%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Team Leader
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Excel Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Excel VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
1 11 (26.83%) HTML5
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 9 (21.95%) CSS3
2 9 (21.95%) jQuery
3 8 (19.51%) JSON
3 8 (19.51%) JSP
3 8 (19.51%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) Spring
5 3 (7.32%) .NET
5 3 (7.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware
6 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.88%) Swing
6 2 (4.88%) WPF
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Derivative
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
3 7 (17.07%) Equities
4 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
5 4 (9.76%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
6 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) OO
2 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.51%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) Time Management
7 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
8 5 (12.20%) Market Making
8 5 (12.20%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
9 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.32%) Analytics
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) RAD
11 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
11 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) Perl
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) F#
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Charles River
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Sybase
3 3 (7.32%) Reuters
4 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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