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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 19 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.33% 6.54% 3.33%
As % of the General category 10.13% 9.43% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 8
Median salary £105,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £38,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+34.86% -20.00%
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
79 106 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 52.67% 69.28% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 82 169
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of job ads across the Canary Wharf region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 8 (80.00%) C
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) KDB
3 8 (80.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Games
7 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (10.00%) sed
8 1 (10.00%) Confluence
8 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (10.00%) Derivative
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) sed
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com