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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 135 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 23 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.68% 1.79%
As % of the General category 1.53% 3.98% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 35
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +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
1503 1658 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.49% 42.27% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1028 821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +28 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Stirling -9 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Glasgow -28 1 £55,000 - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Investment Management
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) Asset Management
6 10 (27.03%) Derivative
6 10 (27.03%) Fund Management
6 10 (27.03%) Charles River
7 9 (24.32%) Banking
7 9 (24.32%) Equities
7 9 (24.32%) Markit EDM
8 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) UNIX
10 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (13.51%) Spring
11 5 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (13.51%) C#
11 5 (13.51%) Python
11 5 (13.51%) Middleware
11 5 (13.51%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) Fixed Income
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 4 (10.81%) JMS

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Markit EDM
2 5 (13.51%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (10.81%) thinkFolio
4 3 (8.11%) FINCAD Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Solutions Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Spring
1 5 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) JMS
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) J2SE
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Derivative
2 9 (24.32%) Equities
3 6 (16.22%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (13.51%) Fixed Income
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Investment Management
3 11 (29.73%) Asset Management
4 10 (27.03%) Fund Management
5 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) OOD
8 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
8 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) Systematic Trading
9 3 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (8.11%) ETL
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
10 2 (5.41%) Validation
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) F#
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Charles River
2 3 (8.11%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Fidessa
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Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
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