The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 21 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 4 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.33% 13.03% 11.11%
As % of the General category 4.12% 17.03% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 40
Average salary £92,500 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Front Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 182 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 80.83% 76.47% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 86 169 305
Average salary £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region.

Front Office Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 10 (76.92%) Derivative
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (38.46%) Equities
5 5 (38.46%) Scala
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) VBA
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) PhD
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (7.69%) SmartSockets
8 1 (7.69%) Infragistics

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SmartSockets
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Quantitative Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Derivative
2 8 (61.54%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (38.46%) Equities
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Infragistics
1 1 (7.69%) Perforce
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) DevExpress