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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 135 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 36 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.05% 1.44%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.37% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 25
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
1679 1391 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.44% 44.09% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 868 853
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -15 24 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Stirling - 6 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -13 5 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 61 (58.10%) Java
2 47 (44.76%) Finance
3 42 (40.00%) SQL
4 38 (36.19%) Banking
5 35 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 26 (24.76%) Python
7 23 (21.90%) UNIX
8 22 (20.95%) C#
9 20 (19.05%) Spring
9 20 (19.05%) Investment Banking
9 20 (19.05%) Degree
9 20 (19.05%) WPF
10 19 (18.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (17.14%) OO
12 17 (16.19%) Perl
12 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
13 16 (15.24%) Oracle
13 16 (15.24%) Linux
13 16 (15.24%) HTML
13 16 (15.24%) Hibernate
14 15 (14.29%) Derivative
15 14 (13.33%) KDB
15 14 (13.33%) Investment Management
15 14 (13.33%) Scala
15 14 (13.33%) Fixed Income
15 14 (13.33%) Equities
16 13 (12.38%) TDD
16 13 (12.38%) .NET
17 12 (11.43%) C++
17 12 (11.43%) JMS

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.81%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (2.86%) Mule
2 3 (2.86%) GemFire
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.33%) KDB
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.90%) DB2
4 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) JUnit
2 3 (2.86%) Selenium
2 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.86%) Concordion
3 1 (0.95%) Toad
3 1 (0.95%) ERwin
3 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 47 (44.76%) Finance
2 38 (36.19%) Banking
3 20 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Legal
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Back Office
6 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Developer
2 38 (36.19%) Java Developer
3 28 (26.67%) Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 19 (18.10%) C# Developer
5 19 (18.10%) WPF Developer
6 16 (15.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Java Analyst Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) Spring
1 20 (19.05%) WPF
2 16 (15.24%) Hibernate
2 16 (15.24%) HTML
3 13 (12.38%) .NET
4 12 (11.43%) JMS
4 12 (11.43%) Task Parallel Library
5 9 (8.57%) LINQ
5 9 (8.57%) J2EE
5 9 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (7.62%) XML
7 6 (5.71%) CSS
7 6 (5.71%) HTML5
8 5 (4.76%) Java SE
9 4 (3.81%) jQuery
9 4 (3.81%) J2SE
10 3 (2.86%) REST
10 3 (2.86%) Spring Integration
10 3 (2.86%) XSLT
10 3 (2.86%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (14.29%) Derivative
3 14 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 14 (13.33%) Equities
4 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.90%) GIS
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) UNIX
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 18 (17.14%) OO
3 14 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 13 (12.38%) TDD
5 12 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 12 (11.43%) MVVM
6 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.52%) Low Latency
7 10 (9.52%) Functional Programming
8 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.62%) Scrum
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.71%) Use Case
10 6 (5.71%) OOD
10 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.10%) Java
2 42 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (24.76%) Python
4 22 (20.95%) C#
5 17 (16.19%) Perl
6 14 (13.33%) Scala
7 12 (11.43%) C++
8 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.90%) Clojure
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) MOM
2 1 (0.95%) Control-M
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Sybase
3 6 (5.71%) Charles River
4 5 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.81%) thinkFolio
5 4 (3.81%) StreamBase
5 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.81%) Murex
5 4 (3.81%) Calypso
6 3 (2.86%) JBoss
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Cognos
7 2 (1.90%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.95%) HP
8 1 (0.95%) Informatica
8 1 (0.95%) Business Objects