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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 141 140 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 22 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.78% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.44% 1.73% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,250 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £63,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
1533 1505 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.53% 45.25% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 905 932 877
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £57,604 £63,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 18 £45,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh -7 2 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Stirling -13 2 - - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 35 (60.34%) SQL
3 31 (53.45%) Java
4 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (44.83%) Banking
6 24 (41.38%) Relational Database
7 21 (36.21%) TDD
7 21 (36.21%) Scrum
7 21 (36.21%) Python
8 17 (29.31%) OO
8 17 (29.31%) JMS
8 17 (29.31%) Investment Banking
9 15 (25.86%) OOD
9 15 (25.86%) IBM
9 15 (25.86%) Middleware
9 15 (25.86%) Analytics
10 12 (20.69%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
11 11 (18.97%) Oracle
12 9 (15.52%) Spring
12 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (15.52%) Investment Management
13 8 (13.79%) Use Case
14 7 (12.07%) Sybase
14 7 (12.07%) HTML
14 7 (12.07%) XML
14 7 (12.07%) Derivative
15 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
15 6 (10.34%) Degree
15 6 (10.34%) Asset Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (3.45%) GemFire
2 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) KDB
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) ERwin
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 26 (44.83%) Banking
3 17 (29.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Private Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Legal
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 27 (46.55%) Java Developer
3 19 (32.76%) Analyst
4 15 (25.86%) Python Developer
5 14 (24.14%) Business Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Development Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.17%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
10 2 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) JMS
2 15 (25.86%) Middleware
3 12 (20.69%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (15.52%) Spring
5 7 (12.07%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) HTML
6 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.90%) XSLT
8 3 (5.17%) .NET
8 3 (5.17%) J2EE
8 3 (5.17%) CSS
8 3 (5.17%) WPF
8 3 (5.17%) LINQ
8 3 (5.17%) REST
8 3 (5.17%) Task Parallel Library
8 3 (5.17%) Java SE
8 3 (5.17%) JSON
9 2 (3.45%) Spring Integration
9 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Derivative
2 6 (10.34%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.90%) GIS
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Equities
5 3 (5.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.45%) Statistics
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) TDD
2 21 (36.21%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) OO
4 15 (25.86%) OOD
4 15 (25.86%) Analytics
5 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.52%) Investment Management
6 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.79%) Use Case
8 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Wealth Management
10 4 (6.90%) UML
10 4 (6.90%) Service Management
10 4 (6.90%) Functional Programming
11 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.90%) Scala
5 4 (6.90%) Clojure
5 4 (6.90%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) IBM
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Sybase
4 5 (8.62%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.17%) thinkFolio
5 3 (5.17%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.45%) StreamBase
7 1 (1.72%) Charles River
7 1 (1.72%) Informatica
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos