The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 31 9 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 10 59 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.26% 18.32% 4.60%
As % of the General category 5.62% 22.78% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 51 7
Average salary £100,000 £95,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £85,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £120,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
178 259 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.74% 80.43% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 155 201 206
Average salary £78,000 £90,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +35.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £80,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Front Office
London

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 April 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (59.38%) Java
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 12 (37.50%) WPF
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) WinForms
4 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
4 10 (31.25%) Clojure
5 8 (25.00%) Guice
5 8 (25.00%) Java Concurrency
5 8 (25.00%) GemFire
5 8 (25.00%) Guava
5 8 (25.00%) DataSynapse
5 8 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (25.00%) Spring
5 8 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 6 (18.75%) Derivative
6 6 (18.75%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (15.63%) Low Latency
8 4 (12.50%) Scala
8 4 (12.50%) MVVM
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) C++
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Equity Derivative

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (25.00%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) HBase
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Programmer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Programmer
4 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Project Leader
6 1 (3.13%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) WPF
2 10 (31.25%) WinForms
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) Guice
3 8 (25.00%) Java Concurrency
3 8 (25.00%) Guava
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Derivative
2 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (6.25%) Equities
4 2 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 8 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 8 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) Low Latency
4 4 (12.50%) MVVM
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) Clojure
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) XAML
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) DataSynapse
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft