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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 21 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 6 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.38% 2.75% 19.38%
As % of the General category 6.74% 3.62% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 31
Average salary £75,000 £88,750 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% +4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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
89 138 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 64.96% 75.82% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 71 122 107
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (50.00%) Analytics
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (40.00%) Solace
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) SOA
10 2 (10.00%) Mathematics

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (35.00%) Selenium
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Database Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) REST
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (50.00%) Analytics
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Solace