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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 148 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 21 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 1.75% 1.27%
As % of the General category 1.34% 3.98% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 51 31
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
1572 1633 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.31% 43.92% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1054 866
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Edinburgh +12 13 £50,000 - 3
Glasgow -28 6 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Stirling -15 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Investment Management
3 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
5 12 (29.27%) Derivative
5 12 (29.27%) Charles River
5 12 (29.27%) Equities
6 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Markit EDM
7 9 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (21.95%) Fund Management
7 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (19.51%) Perl
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.07%) UNIX
9 7 (17.07%) Python
9 7 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (14.63%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (14.63%) Linux
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
11 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
11 5 (12.20%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (12.20%) HTML
11 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (12.20%) thinkFolio
11 5 (12.20%) Spring

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Markit EDM
2 5 (12.20%) HiPortfolio
2 5 (12.20%) thinkFolio
3 3 (7.32%) LatentZero
4 1 (2.44%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) KDB
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (12.20%) Spring
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) J2SE
5 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Equities
1 12 (29.27%) Derivative
2 6 (14.63%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (2.44%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (36.59%) Investment Management
2 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
3 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (21.95%) Fund Management
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) RAD
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Workflow
8 3 (7.32%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) F#
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Charles River
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Fidessa
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