The 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 40 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 358 462 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.36% 4.45% 6.08%
As % of the General category 8.92% 7.83% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 332 424 529
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4012 5903 6161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.10% 56.84% 58.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3635 5054 5253
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 452 (55.19%) Finance
2 322 (39.32%) Java
3 300 (36.63%) SQL
4 290 (35.41%) Banking
5 199 (24.30%) C#
6 165 (20.15%) Investment Banking
7 158 (19.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 155 (18.93%) Equities
9 151 (18.44%) .NET
10 150 (18.32%) Fixed Income
11 145 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (17.46%) Unix
13 141 (17.22%) Linux
13 141 (17.22%) Python
14 136 (16.61%) C++
15 128 (15.63%) Degree
16 123 (15.02%) Asset Management
17 120 (14.65%) Mathematics
18 116 (14.16%) Derivative
19 113 (13.80%) Multithreading
20 103 (12.58%) Back Office
20 103 (12.58%) Electronic Trading
21 97 (11.84%) Oracle
22 92 (11.23%) Low Latency
23 89 (10.87%) SQL Server
24 86 (10.50%) TDD
25 78 (9.52%) Windows
26 77 (9.40%) Investment Management
27 75 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
28 70 (8.55%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 11 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (1.10%) JBoss
4 7 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.61%) IIS
5 5 (0.61%) MTS
6 4 (0.49%) Node.js
6 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.37%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.61%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (5.62%) thinkFolio
2 15 (1.83%) SimCorp Dimension
3 14 (1.71%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.47%) LatentZero
5 8 (0.98%) Decalog
5 8 (0.98%) HiInvest
6 5 (0.61%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.49%) Summit
8 3 (0.37%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.37%) Eikon
9 2 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.24%) Endur
9 2 (0.24%) RMDS
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.12%) Beauchamp
10 1 (0.12%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.12%) LongView
10 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.59%) Internet
2 7 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.37%) Multicast
3 3 (0.37%) Wireless
4 2 (0.24%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) LAN
4 2 (0.24%) PBX
4 2 (0.24%) VoIP
4 2 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.12%) DHCP
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) SSH
5 1 (0.12%) Unicast
5 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.81%) KDB
4 17 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.47%) Big Data
7 12 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.85%) SQLPlus
12 6 (0.73%) Redis
12 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (4.40%) Maven
2 35 (4.27%) JUnit
3 25 (3.05%) Gradle
4 16 (1.95%) Subversion
4 16 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.95%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.22%) Selenium
6 10 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.85%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.61%) JIRA
10 4 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.37%) NUnit
11 3 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.24%) TestNG
12 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 452 (55.19%) Finance
2 290 (35.41%) Banking
3 165 (20.15%) Investment Banking
4 103 (12.58%) Back Office
5 39 (4.76%) Retail
6 30 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.95%) Advertising
8 10 (1.22%) International Banking
9 9 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.73%) Marketing
10 6 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.49%) Legal
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 445 (54.33%) Developer
2 190 (23.20%) Java Developer
3 167 (20.39%) Analyst
4 126 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
5 112 (13.68%) C# Developer
6 85 (10.38%) Senior Developer
7 73 (8.91%) Python Developer
8 63 (7.69%) Applications Support
9 61 (7.45%) Business Analyst
10 54 (6.59%) Support Analyst
11 42 (5.13%) C++ Developer
12 41 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (4.03%) Banking Analyst
14 32 (3.91%) .NET Developer
14 32 (3.91%) WPF Developer
15 31 (3.79%) C# WPF Developer
16 30 (3.66%) SQL Developer
17 29 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
18 27 (3.30%) Consultant
19 26 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (18.44%) .NET
2 70 (8.55%) WPF
3 66 (8.06%) FIX Protocol
4 64 (7.81%) Spring
5 32 (3.91%) JDBC
6 29 (3.54%) XML
7 27 (3.30%) J2SE
8 26 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 26 (3.17%) HTML
9 24 (2.93%) JMS
10 23 (2.81%) WCF
11 22 (2.69%) Apache Flex
12 20 (2.44%) ASP.NET
12 20 (2.44%) Web Services
13 19 (2.32%) STL
14 16 (1.95%) CSS
14 16 (1.95%) Reactive Extensions
15 13 (1.59%) Django
16 12 (1.47%) AngularJS
17 11 (1.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 158 (19.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 155 (18.93%) Equities
3 150 (18.32%) Fixed Income
4 120 (14.65%) Mathematics
5 116 (14.16%) Derivative
6 75 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (8.18%) Hedge funds
8 46 (5.62%) Computer Science
9 39 (4.76%) Algorithms
9 39 (4.76%) Data Structures
10 25 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (2.81%) Reference Data
12 19 (2.32%) Market Risk
13 17 (2.08%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.71%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.34%) Spread Betting
16 10 (1.22%) Fintech
16 10 (1.22%) Online Banking
17 9 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 7 (0.85%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 143 (17.46%) Unix
2 141 (17.22%) Linux
3 78 (9.52%) Windows
4 15 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.34%) Solaris
7 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.12%) SUSE
9 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (15.02%) Asset Management
3 113 (13.80%) Multithreading
4 103 (12.58%) Electronic Trading
5 92 (11.23%) Low Latency
6 86 (10.50%) TDD
7 77 (9.40%) Investment Management
8 61 (7.45%) SDLC
9 49 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (5.74%) Analytics
11 46 (5.62%) Project Management
12 44 (5.37%) Concurrent Programming
12 44 (5.37%) OO
13 43 (5.25%) Risk Management
14 41 (5.01%) OOD
14 41 (5.01%) Portfolio Management
15 38 (4.64%) Data Management
16 34 (4.15%) BDD
16 34 (4.15%) Fund Management
17 33 (4.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 322 (39.32%) Java
2 300 (36.63%) SQL
3 199 (24.30%) C#
4 141 (17.22%) Python
5 136 (16.61%) C++
6 44 (5.37%) VBA
7 33 (4.03%) JavaScript
8 32 (3.91%) Scala
9 27 (3.30%) Perl
10 17 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.95%) C
12 13 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.22%) VB
14 9 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.85%) Korn
16 6 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.49%) R
17 4 (0.49%) VB6
18 3 (0.37%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (15.63%) Degree
2 6 (0.73%) PhD
3 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.49%) PMP
4 3 (0.37%) CFA
4 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.24%) ISEB
5 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.12%) CISA
6 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.27%) QA
2 23 (2.81%) MiFID
3 14 (1.71%) EMIR
4 13 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.10%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.73%) Basel III
8 5 (0.61%) SLA
9 3 (0.37%) COBIT
10 2 (0.24%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.24%) Basel II
10 2 (0.24%) SDET
11 1 (0.12%) COREP
11 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.12%) FINREP
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.37%) Docker
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.37%) Control-M
5 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.24%) Nagios
5 2 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 97 (11.84%) Oracle
2 52 (6.35%) Sybase
3 44 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.64%) Bloomberg
5 34 (4.15%) Charles River
6 29 (3.54%) Murex
7 15 (1.83%) Eze Castle Integration
7 15 (1.83%) SimCorp
8 14 (1.71%) Sun
8 14 (1.71%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.22%) Calypso
9 10 (1.22%) Reuters
9 10 (1.22%) StreamBase
10 7 (0.85%) Remedy
10 7 (0.85%) SAP
11 6 (0.73%) Fidessa
11 6 (0.73%) GUPTA
11 6 (0.73%) HP
11 6 (0.73%) SunGard
12 5 (0.61%) Currenex
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago