Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 190 192
Rank change year-on-year -44 +2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 11 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.30% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.72% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 21
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -2.44% +23.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,000 £45,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £64,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,112 1,943 2,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.58% 41.79% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,441 1,273 1,605
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Front Office in Scotland

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office in Scotland

Front Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -35 9 £35,500 -51.03% 2
Edinburgh -14 2 £72,500 +45.00%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Fintech

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Charles River Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Charles River Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JMS
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) Apache CXF
3 1 (9.09%) Apache MINA
3 1 (9.09%) J2SE
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (9.09%) BPMN
6 1 (9.09%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) FATCA
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase