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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - 26 29
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 0 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.03% 6.54%
As % of the General category - 1.96% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 18
Average salary - £95,000 £120,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
68 51 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 55.74% 52.58% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 189
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £120,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Perl
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Equities
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) WinForms
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) Sybase
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (20.00%) GemFire
6 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 4 (20.00%) Collateral Management
6 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (20.00%) TIBCO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (20.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) KDB
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
2 6 (30.00%) WinForms
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) J2SE
4 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Equities
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (15.00%) Derivative
4 3 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Collateral Management
4 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.00%) Market Making
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) Scala
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Sybase
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) Informatica
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
Canary Wharf, London, South East
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago