The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 18 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 40 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 696 902 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.50% 7.67% 7.86%
As % of the General category 9.33% 13.04% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 576 798 996
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7461 6919 8733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.94% 58.83% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 6033 7829
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the City of London region.

Front Office Salary Trend in the City of London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in the City of London

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 633 (47.20%) Finance
2 482 (35.94%) Java
3 481 (35.87%) SQL
4 472 (35.20%) Banking
5 363 (27.07%) Derivative
6 351 (26.17%) C#
7 329 (24.53%) Fixed Income
8 325 (24.24%) Equities
9 302 (22.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 259 (19.31%) UNIX
11 254 (18.94%) Investment Banking
12 247 (18.42%) Degree
13 209 (15.59%) Multithreading
14 194 (14.47%) .NET
15 186 (13.87%) SQL Server
16 182 (13.57%) Oracle
17 181 (13.50%) Computer Science
18 175 (13.05%) Linux
19 155 (11.56%) Low Latency
20 145 (10.81%) C++
21 144 (10.74%) WPF
22 135 (10.07%) Business Analysis
22 135 (10.07%) Windows
23 122 (9.10%) Algorithmic Trading
24 117 (8.72%) Asset Management
25 116 (8.65%) VBA
26 114 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
27 109 (8.13%) Microsoft
28 108 (8.05%) TDD
28 108 (8.05%) Equity Derivative

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 29 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 15 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (0.89%) GemFire
4 11 (0.82%) IBM Notes
5 9 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.15%) MTS
8 2 (0.15%) IIS
8 2 (0.15%) Confluence
9 1 (0.075%) Lync
9 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.075%) Jetty
9 1 (0.075%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.075%) Apache
9 1 (0.075%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.075%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.075%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) MS Project
4 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (2.39%) Markit EDM
2 28 (2.09%) LatentZero
3 18 (1.34%) Oracle BRM
4 12 (0.89%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.75%) Summit
6 5 (0.37%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.37%) RMDS
7 4 (0.30%) Endur
8 3 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.22%) Minerva
8 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.22%) Capstone
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.15%) LongView
9 2 (0.15%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.075%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.37%) Internet
3 3 (0.22%) FTP
3 3 (0.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.15%) DHCP
4 2 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.075%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.075%) AMQP
5 1 (0.075%) DNS
5 1 (0.075%) VPN
5 1 (0.075%) VoIP
5 1 (0.075%) LDAP
5 1 (0.075%) H.323
5 1 (0.075%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.64%) KDB
6 18 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.75%) Big Data
13 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.52%) SQLPlus
16 6 (0.45%) MongoDB
17 5 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (1.86%) NUnit
2 21 (1.57%) JUnit
3 20 (1.49%) Maven
4 13 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.89%) Subversion
5 12 (0.89%) Mockito
6 11 (0.82%) Gradle
6 11 (0.82%) JIRA
7 9 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.52%) Artifactory
8 7 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.45%) Ant
9 6 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.37%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.22%) NuGet
General
1 633 (47.20%) Finance
2 472 (35.20%) Banking
3 254 (18.94%) Investment Banking
4 86 (6.41%) Back Office
5 38 (2.83%) Legal
6 31 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.42%) General Ledger
9 18 (1.34%) Billing
10 12 (0.89%) Retail
11 9 (0.67%) Advertising
12 8 (0.60%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.52%) Marketing
14 3 (0.22%) Games
15 1 (0.075%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.075%) Local Government
15 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.075%) International Banking
15 1 (0.075%) French Language
15 1 (0.075%) German Language
Job Titles
1 656 (48.92%) Developer
2 323 (24.09%) Analyst
3 309 (23.04%) Java Developer
4 179 (13.35%) Applications Support
5 154 (11.48%) C# Developer
6 148 (11.04%) Business Analyst
7 125 (9.32%) Support Analyst
8 85 (6.34%) Front Office Developer
9 83 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
10 72 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 45 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 41 (3.06%) WPF Developer
13 39 (2.91%) C++ Developer
14 33 (2.46%) .NET Developer
15 32 (2.39%) Senior C# Developer
15 32 (2.39%) Architect
16 31 (2.31%) Quantitative Developer
17 30 (2.24%) Excel Developer
17 30 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
18 26 (1.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (14.47%) .NET
2 144 (10.74%) WPF
3 68 (5.07%) WCF
4 66 (4.92%) Spring
5 64 (4.77%) XML
6 53 (3.95%) WinForms
7 49 (3.65%) HTML
8 42 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
9 33 (2.46%) ASP.NET
10 31 (2.31%) Middleware
11 28 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 27 (2.01%) HTML5
13 25 (1.86%) Swing
14 24 (1.79%) STL
15 23 (1.72%) Rendezvous
15 23 (1.72%) Web Services
16 21 (1.57%) Hibernate
16 21 (1.57%) XSLT
17 19 (1.42%) J2SE
18 18 (1.34%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 363 (27.07%) Derivative
2 329 (24.53%) Fixed Income
3 325 (24.24%) Equities
4 302 (22.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 181 (13.50%) Computer Science
6 108 (8.05%) Equity Derivative
6 108 (8.05%) Hedge funds
7 105 (7.83%) Mathematics
8 58 (4.33%) Credit Derivative
9 54 (4.03%) Physics
10 37 (2.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 27 (2.01%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.49%) Market Risk
13 19 (1.42%) SWIFT
13 19 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.34%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.04%) Reference Data
16 11 (0.82%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.82%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.75%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 259 (19.31%) UNIX
2 175 (13.05%) Linux
3 135 (10.07%) Windows
4 19 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.34%) Solaris
6 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.15%) AIX
9 2 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.075%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (15.59%) Multithreading
2 155 (11.56%) Low Latency
3 135 (10.07%) Business Analysis
4 122 (9.10%) Algorithmic Trading
5 117 (8.72%) Asset Management
6 114 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (8.05%) TDD
8 106 (7.90%) Electronic Trading
9 104 (7.76%) OO
10 102 (7.61%) Risk Management
11 95 (7.08%) Investment Management
12 87 (6.49%) Project Management
13 81 (6.04%) Analytics
14 50 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 47 (3.50%) Data Management
16 45 (3.36%) Software Engineering
16 45 (3.36%) ITIL
17 39 (2.91%) Migration
18 38 (2.83%) Portfolio Management
19 36 (2.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 482 (35.94%) Java
2 481 (35.87%) SQL
3 351 (26.17%) C#
4 145 (10.81%) C++
5 116 (8.65%) VBA
6 98 (7.31%) Python
7 65 (4.85%) Perl
8 32 (2.39%) JavaScript
9 31 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 29 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.72%) VB
12 21 (1.57%) Scala
13 19 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.42%) Clojure
14 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.82%) C
16 10 (0.75%) XAML
16 10 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.75%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 247 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (0.52%) CFA
2 7 (0.52%) Sun Certification
3 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (0.45%) PhD
4 5 (0.37%) ISEB
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.30%) PMP
5 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.15%) MCSE
7 2 (0.15%) MCP
7 2 (0.15%) MCTS
8 1 (0.075%) MOS
8 1 (0.075%) MCSA
8 1 (0.075%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.83%) QA
2 18 (1.34%) COBIT
3 12 (0.89%) EMIR
4 10 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.67%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.075%) FATCA
7 1 (0.075%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.75%) Control-M
2 5 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.075%) Nagios
Vendors
1 182 (13.57%) Oracle
2 109 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 85 (6.34%) Sybase
4 77 (5.74%) TIBCO
5 50 (3.73%) Fidessa
5 50 (3.73%) thinkFolio
6 38 (2.83%) Charles River
7 31 (2.31%) Murex
7 31 (2.31%) ION Trading
8 30 (2.24%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.57%) Calypso
9 21 (1.57%) Siebel
10 18 (1.34%) Convergys
10 18 (1.34%) Amdocs
10 18 (1.34%) webMethods
11 16 (1.19%) Reuters
11 16 (1.19%) Citrix
12 15 (1.12%) Informatica
13 11 (0.82%) Sun
13 11 (0.82%) Lotus
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Liberum
Salary: Approximately £22,000 per annum + annual discretionary bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott and May
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago