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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 144 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 31 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.78% 1.46%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.76% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 21
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 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.77%
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
1675 1363 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.30% 44.40% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 997 846 877
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -8 22 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Edinburgh -14 4 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Stirling - 4 - -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (55.45%) Java
2 54 (53.47%) Finance
3 42 (41.58%) Banking
3 42 (41.58%) SQL
4 31 (30.69%) Multithreading
5 28 (27.72%) Python
6 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (23.76%) Investment Banking
8 22 (21.78%) Relational Database
9 21 (20.79%) C#
10 19 (18.81%) Spring
10 19 (18.81%) WPF
11 18 (17.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (17.82%) TDD
12 17 (16.83%) OO
12 17 (16.83%) UNIX
13 16 (15.84%) HTML
13 16 (15.84%) Derivative
14 15 (14.85%) Degree
14 15 (14.85%) JMS
14 15 (14.85%) Perl
15 14 (13.86%) Oracle
15 14 (13.86%) Hibernate
15 14 (13.86%) Scrum
15 14 (13.86%) KDB
15 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.87%) Fixed Income
16 13 (12.87%) .NET
17 12 (11.88%) Equities
17 12 (11.88%) Task Parallel Library

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (2.97%) GemFire
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.98%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Mule
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.86%) KDB
3 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) QlikView
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) JUnit
2 3 (2.97%) Concordion
2 3 (2.97%) Selenium
2 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) Toad
4 1 (0.99%) ERwin
General
1 54 (53.47%) Finance
2 42 (41.58%) Banking
3 24 (23.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
4 5 (4.95%) Legal
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (60.40%) Developer
2 38 (37.62%) Java Developer
3 27 (26.73%) Analyst
4 21 (20.79%) Business Analyst
5 18 (17.82%) WPF Developer
5 18 (17.82%) C# Developer
6 16 (15.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (15.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Development Specialist
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) Spring
1 19 (18.81%) WPF
2 16 (15.84%) HTML
3 15 (14.85%) JMS
4 14 (13.86%) Hibernate
5 13 (12.87%) .NET
6 12 (11.88%) Task Parallel Library
7 11 (10.89%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (7.92%) LINQ
8 8 (7.92%) Middleware
8 8 (7.92%) XML
9 7 (6.93%) J2EE
10 6 (5.94%) CSS
10 6 (5.94%) HTML5
11 5 (4.95%) Java SE
12 4 (3.96%) J2SE
12 4 (3.96%) jQuery
13 3 (2.97%) Spring Integration
13 3 (2.97%) REST
13 3 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (15.84%) Derivative
3 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (12.87%) Fixed Income
5 12 (11.88%) Equities
6 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.96%) GIS
8 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.98%) Statistics
8 2 (1.98%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) UNIX
2 10 (9.90%) Linux
3 7 (6.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Multithreading
2 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.82%) TDD
4 17 (16.83%) OO
5 14 (13.86%) Scrum
6 12 (11.88%) MVVM
6 12 (11.88%) Investment Management
6 12 (11.88%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.91%) OOD
8 9 (8.91%) Analytics
8 9 (8.91%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.92%) Use Case
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
10 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.94%) Functional Programming
11 5 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (4.95%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (55.45%) Java
2 42 (41.58%) SQL
3 28 (27.72%) Python
4 21 (20.79%) C#
5 15 (14.85%) Perl
6 11 (10.89%) Scala
6 11 (10.89%) C++
7 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) Clojure
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) MOM
2 1 (0.99%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) IBM
3 7 (6.93%) Sybase
4 5 (4.95%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.96%) Murex
5 4 (3.96%) Calypso
5 4 (3.96%) StreamBase
6 3 (2.97%) thinkFolio
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Charles River
7 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) Informatica
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago