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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 22 27 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 13 9 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.65% 4.23% 22.68%
As % of the General category 11.93% 5.59% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 58
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £66,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £100,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.61% +16.66%
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
109 161 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 64.12% 75.59% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 145 189
Average salary £57,500 £78,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,500 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 10 (66.67%) Analytics
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Solace
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) REST
6 7 (46.67%) Selenium
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) SOA
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (13.33%) Mathematics

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Database Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) REST
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Analytics
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
6 1 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Solace