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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 22 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 12 10 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.63% 4.22% 19.81%
As % of the General category 12.24% 5.59% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 56
Average salary £60,000 £100,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £64,500 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £115,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +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
98 179 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 54.14% 75.53% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 159 209
Average salary £57,500 £78,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.28% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £54,600 £45,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 April 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
3 8 (61.54%) Analytics
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
5 6 (46.15%) Middleware
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) Solace
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) SOA
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (15.38%) WCF

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
2 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 2 (15.38%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Database Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
5 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Solace