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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 135 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 11 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.56% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 17
Median salary £70,000 £61,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% +23.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1080 1344 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.26% 47.27% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 712 685 921
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 9 £72,500 +7.40%
Edinburgh -8 2 £51,250 -16.66%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (43.75%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XSLT
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) RESTful
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Splunk
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) Robotics
8 3 (18.75%) Asset Management

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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Concordion
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 2 (12.50%) Gradle
3 2 (12.50%) JBehave
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Business Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Business Solution Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) IT Technical Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
3 2 (12.50%) Guice
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Robotics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (43.75%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (12.50%) EMIR
1 2 (12.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk