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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
London / City of London
Rank 49 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 245 349 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.93% 5.11% 4.49%
As % of the General category 8.55% 8.58% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 212 320 429
Median salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £50,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £102,500 £88,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%

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
2866 4068 5904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.72% 59.55% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2618 3654 5020
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 355 (67.36%) Finance
2 252 (47.82%) Banking
3 242 (45.92%) SQL
4 191 (36.24%) Java
5 126 (23.91%) Linux
6 125 (23.72%) C#
7 112 (21.25%) Degree
8 109 (20.68%) Electronic Trading
9 101 (19.17%) Python
10 99 (18.79%) OOD
10 99 (18.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 93 (17.65%) Multithreading
12 88 (16.70%) Mathematics
13 87 (16.51%) C++
14 81 (15.37%) Unix
14 81 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (14.99%) Maven
16 75 (14.23%) Fixed Income
17 73 (13.85%) Spring
17 73 (13.85%) Computer Science
18 72 (13.66%) Low Latency
19 70 (13.28%) .NET
20 67 (12.71%) Derivative
21 66 (12.52%) Gradle
22 65 (12.33%) JUnit
23 64 (12.14%) J2SE
24 60 (11.39%) WPF
25 59 (11.20%) Investment Banking
26 54 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
27 53 (10.06%) FIX Protocol

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (2.85%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.28%) Apache
2 12 (2.28%) Confluence
3 11 (2.09%) Jetty
4 7 (1.33%) IIS
4 7 (1.33%) JBoss
4 7 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.38%) IPython
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.28%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.76%) Eze OMS
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Endur
5 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) GitHub
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (0.57%) DEFINITY
1 3 (0.57%) DNS
1 3 (0.57%) LDAP
1 3 (0.57%) SAN
1 3 (0.57%) SSL
1 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.57%) Wireless
2 2 (0.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) DSL
3 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.98%) Hadoop
3 15 (2.85%) KDB
4 13 (2.47%) Big Data
5 11 (2.09%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.14%) Tick Data
9 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.95%) Redis
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.57%) DB2
11 3 (0.57%) Power BI
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.19%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 79 (14.99%) Maven
2 66 (12.52%) Gradle
3 65 (12.33%) JUnit
4 29 (5.50%) NUnit
5 15 (2.85%) JIRA
6 12 (2.28%) FishEye
7 9 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.52%) Moq
9 6 (1.14%) FlexUnit
9 6 (1.14%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.95%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) Ant
11 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.57%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.57%) Subversion
13 2 (0.38%) MSTest
13 2 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.38%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 355 (67.36%) Finance
2 252 (47.82%) Banking
3 59 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 38 (7.21%) Advertising
5 35 (6.64%) Back Office
6 11 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.76%) Games
8 4 (0.76%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) French Language
9 3 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.19%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (62.05%) Developer
2 162 (30.74%) Java Developer
3 147 (27.89%) Front Office Developer
4 117 (22.20%) Senior Developer
5 90 (17.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 80 (15.18%) Analyst
7 78 (14.80%) C# Developer
8 47 (8.92%) Java Pricing Developer
9 43 (8.16%) Business Analyst
10 36 (6.83%) C++ Developer
11 29 (5.50%) Architect
12 26 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (4.36%) Applications Support
13 23 (4.36%) Python Developer
14 22 (4.17%) C# WPF Developer
14 22 (4.17%) WPF Developer
15 21 (3.98%) Enterprise Architect
16 20 (3.80%) .NET Developer
16 20 (3.80%) Junior
16 20 (3.80%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (13.85%) Spring
2 70 (13.28%) .NET
3 64 (12.14%) J2SE
4 60 (11.39%) WPF
5 53 (10.06%) FIX Protocol
6 52 (9.87%) JDBC
7 32 (6.07%) WCF
8 28 (5.31%) AngularJS
9 24 (4.55%) HTML
9 24 (4.55%) Rendezvous
10 23 (4.36%) TIBCO EMS
10 23 (4.36%) XML
11 21 (3.98%) JMS
12 19 (3.61%) ASP.NET
13 17 (3.23%) Hibernate
14 16 (3.04%) HTML5
15 12 (2.28%) Web Services
16 11 (2.09%) Apache Camel
16 11 (2.09%) Guava
16 11 (2.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 99 (18.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 88 (16.70%) Mathematics
3 75 (14.23%) Fixed Income
4 73 (13.85%) Computer Science
5 67 (12.71%) Derivative
6 43 (8.16%) Equities
7 40 (7.59%) Hedge funds
8 36 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (5.12%) Physics
10 21 (3.98%) Fintech
11 20 (3.80%) Market Risk
12 18 (3.42%) Client/Server
13 14 (2.66%) Algorithms
14 11 (2.09%) Credit Risk
14 11 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.71%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.71%) OTC Derivatives
15 9 (1.71%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.14%) Clustering
16 6 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.91%) Linux
2 81 (15.37%) Unix
3 30 (5.69%) Windows
4 11 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.52%) CentOS
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.95%) Solaris
8 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (20.68%) Electronic Trading
2 99 (18.79%) OOD
3 93 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 81 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (13.66%) Low Latency
6 54 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (9.30%) Analytics
8 43 (8.16%) Asset Management
9 36 (6.83%) Mentoring
10 34 (6.45%) Investment Management
11 33 (6.26%) SDLC
12 32 (6.07%) OO
12 32 (6.07%) Risk Management
13 26 (4.93%) MVVM
13 26 (4.93%) TDD
14 25 (4.74%) Concurrent Programming
14 25 (4.74%) DevOps
15 24 (4.55%) Business Analysis
15 24 (4.55%) Scrum
16 23 (4.36%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 242 (45.92%) SQL
2 191 (36.24%) Java
3 125 (23.72%) C#
4 101 (19.17%) Python
5 87 (16.51%) C++
6 38 (7.21%) Scala
7 36 (6.83%) JavaScript
8 30 (5.69%) Perl
9 20 (3.80%) C
9 20 (3.80%) VBA
10 13 (2.47%) MATLAB
11 12 (2.28%) R
12 10 (1.90%) VB
13 9 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.14%) Haskell
16 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 112 (21.25%) Degree
2 28 (5.31%) PhD
3 21 (3.98%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CCAB
5 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.69%) QA
2 19 (3.61%) MiFID
3 8 (1.52%) EMIR
4 7 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.95%) SLA
6 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.19%) FINREP
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (2.09%) Puppet
2 10 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.52%) Ansible
4 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) MOM
6 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (7.97%) TIBCO
2 35 (6.64%) Oracle
3 21 (3.98%) Bloomberg
4 17 (3.23%) Charles River
5 16 (3.04%) Sybase
6 15 (2.85%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.47%) Murex
7 13 (2.47%) StreamBase
8 11 (2.09%) ION Trading
9 9 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.33%) SimCorp
11 6 (1.14%) Adobe
11 6 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.14%) Eze Castle Integration
11 6 (1.14%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.14%) InterSystems
12 5 (0.95%) Reuters
13 4 (0.76%) Eze Software Group
13 4 (0.76%) HP
13 4 (0.76%) Sun
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