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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 136 137 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 20 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.95% 1.54%
As % of the General category 1.34% 2.17% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 21
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1488 1615 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.88% 43.67% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1042 732
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £62,500 £62,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +8 11 £47,500 +8.57%
Glasgow +2 6 £55,000 -
Stirling -9 2 £48,750 - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 13 (39.39%) OO
6 11 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) Middleware
7 10 (30.30%) Derivative
7 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
8 9 (27.27%) Banking
8 9 (27.27%) JMS
8 9 (27.27%) OOD
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) Analytics
10 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
11 6 (18.18%) UNIX
12 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) C#
12 5 (15.15%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
13 4 (12.12%) Degree
13 4 (12.12%) Spring
13 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
13 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
13 4 (12.12%) Equities
14 3 (9.09%) Workflow
14 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Middleware
2 9 (27.27%) JMS
3 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) J2SE
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Derivative
2 5 (15.15%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (12.12%) Equities
4 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Exotic Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) OO
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) OOD
5 8 (24.24%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
7 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
8 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
9 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (9.09%) Workflow
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
10 2 (6.06%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (6.06%) Validation
10 2 (6.06%) Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Fund Management
10 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) F#
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
1 1 (3.03%) COREP
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.03%) Charles River
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