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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 23 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.22% 7.26% 3.43%
As % of the General category 2.13% 9.78% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 11
Average salary £95,000 £120,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
47 225 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 57.32% 74.26% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 185 221
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £120,000
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL