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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 14 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 13 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.72% 2.65% 16.24%
As % of the General category 13.83% 3.23% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 32
Average salary £75,000 £92,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
94 124 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 63.09% 82.12% 78.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 142
Average salary £67,500 £66,250 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £37,950 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £110,000 £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
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 28 August 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (73.08%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Banking
5 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
6 10 (38.46%) TeamCity
6 10 (38.46%) Analytics
7 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
7 9 (34.62%) HTML5
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
8 8 (30.77%) Solace
9 7 (26.92%) REST
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (26.92%) Selenium
9 7 (26.92%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 4 (15.38%) QA
12 3 (11.54%) Python
12 3 (11.54%) Perl
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) TeamCity
2 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Database Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML5
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) Middleware
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (26.92%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) Equities
2 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 10 (38.46%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
4 9 (34.62%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
7 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Solace
2 2 (7.69%) TIBCO