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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 41 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 652 990 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.41% 8.17% 9.28%
As % of the General category 9.29% 13.32% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 579 863 1129
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7018 7434 7961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.27% 61.34% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 6581 7278
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 596 (45.71%) Finance
2 533 (40.87%) Java
3 527 (40.41%) SQL
4 494 (37.88%) Banking
5 324 (24.85%) Investment Banking
6 317 (24.31%) Equities
7 314 (24.08%) UNIX
8 294 (22.55%) C#
9 272 (20.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 272 (20.86%) Derivative
10 254 (19.48%) Multithreading
11 242 (18.56%) Degree
12 236 (18.10%) Fixed Income
13 215 (16.49%) Low Latency
14 210 (16.10%) Linux
15 179 (13.73%) SQL Server
16 157 (12.04%) .NET
16 157 (12.04%) Computer Science
17 153 (11.73%) C++
18 150 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
19 139 (10.66%) OO
20 137 (10.51%) Oracle
21 126 (9.66%) Asset Management
22 120 (9.20%) Python
23 116 (8.90%) Windows
24 112 (8.59%) Electronic Trading
25 108 (8.28%) WPF
25 108 (8.28%) VBA
26 104 (7.98%) Mathematics
27 99 (7.59%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
3 15 (1.15%) GemFire
4 8 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.15%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.15%) Jetty
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.077%) CMS
9 1 (0.077%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.077%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.077%) IIS
9 1 (0.077%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.84%) MS Office
3 8 (0.61%) MS Project
4 7 (0.54%) LaTeX
5 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.84%) LatentZero
1 24 (1.84%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
2 11 (0.84%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.69%) RMDS
4 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.54%) Endur
4 7 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.46%) Summit
6 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.23%) LongView
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.15%) Minerva
7 2 (0.15%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.15%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.077%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.077%) Global One
8 1 (0.077%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.61%) FTP
2 4 (0.31%) HTTP
2 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.31%) Firewall
2 4 (0.31%) Internet
3 3 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.077%) H.323
4 1 (0.077%) BGP
4 1 (0.077%) MPLS
4 1 (0.077%) SAN
4 1 (0.077%) VoIP
4 1 (0.077%) LDAP
4 1 (0.077%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (3.22%) KDB
5 37 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (2.15%) Big Data
7 23 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.07%) QlikView
9 14 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.46%) Impala
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.38%) OLAP
15 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (1.38%) JUnit
2 17 (1.30%) Subversion
3 16 (1.23%) Maven
4 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.92%) JIRA
6 10 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.61%) Mockito
9 7 (0.54%) NUnit
9 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (0.46%) Ant
10 6 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.46%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.38%) Selenium
12 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.31%) CruiseControl
General
1 596 (45.71%) Finance
2 494 (37.88%) Banking
3 324 (24.85%) Investment Banking
4 74 (5.67%) Back Office
5 45 (3.45%) Legal
6 19 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.23%) Retail
8 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.61%) Marketing
10 7 (0.54%) Advertising
11 6 (0.46%) Games
12 5 (0.38%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.077%) French Language
16 1 (0.077%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.077%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 679 (52.07%) Developer
2 341 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 299 (22.93%) Analyst
4 172 (13.19%) Applications Support
5 126 (9.66%) Business Analyst
6 123 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 119 (9.13%) Support Analyst
8 96 (7.36%) Front Office Developer
9 75 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 59 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 41 (3.14%) C++ Developer
12 36 (2.76%) .NET Developer
13 34 (2.61%) Junior
14 33 (2.53%) Project Manager
15 32 (2.45%) WPF Developer
16 30 (2.30%) Python Developer
16 30 (2.30%) SQL Developer
16 30 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
17 29 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
18 26 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.04%) .NET
2 108 (8.28%) WPF
3 73 (5.60%) Spring
4 66 (5.06%) WCF
4 66 (5.06%) FIX Protocol
5 53 (4.06%) HTML
6 50 (3.83%) XML
7 35 (2.68%) Hibernate
8 33 (2.53%) Middleware
9 30 (2.30%) WinForms
10 28 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 27 (2.07%) HTML5
12 22 (1.69%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.53%) Rendezvous
14 17 (1.30%) Web Services
15 16 (1.23%) STL
15 16 (1.23%) JMS
16 13 (1.00%) LINQ
16 13 (1.00%) CSS
17 12 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 317 (24.31%) Equities
2 272 (20.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 272 (20.86%) Derivative
3 236 (18.10%) Fixed Income
4 157 (12.04%) Computer Science
5 104 (7.98%) Mathematics
6 99 (7.59%) Hedge funds
7 73 (5.60%) Equity Derivative
8 42 (3.22%) Credit Risk
9 39 (2.99%) Physics
10 31 (2.38%) Market Risk
11 30 (2.30%) Open Source
12 20 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.53%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 18 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
14 16 (1.23%) Reference Data
15 11 (0.84%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.54%) Statistics
16 7 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 314 (24.08%) UNIX
2 210 (16.10%) Linux
3 116 (8.90%) Windows
4 16 (1.23%) Solaris
5 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.23%) AIX
7 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.15%) HPUX
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (19.48%) Multithreading
2 215 (16.49%) Low Latency
3 150 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (10.66%) OO
5 126 (9.66%) Asset Management
6 112 (8.59%) Electronic Trading
7 95 (7.29%) Investment Management
8 91 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 90 (6.90%) TDD
10 88 (6.75%) Risk Management
11 77 (5.90%) Project Management
11 77 (5.90%) Analytics
12 68 (5.21%) Algorithmic Trading
13 50 (3.83%) E-Commerce
14 46 (3.53%) Fund Management
15 45 (3.45%) Configuration Management
16 41 (3.14%) Data Management
17 37 (2.84%) Unit Testing
17 37 (2.84%) Software Engineering
18 34 (2.61%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 533 (40.87%) Java
2 527 (40.41%) SQL
3 294 (22.55%) C#
4 153 (11.73%) C++
5 120 (9.20%) Python
6 108 (8.28%) VBA
7 69 (5.29%) Perl
8 41 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 37 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 27 (2.07%) C
12 19 (1.46%) VB
13 17 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.30%) Scala
14 14 (1.07%) R
15 11 (0.84%) Ruby
16 9 (0.69%) Clojure
17 6 (0.46%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.46%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 242 (18.56%) Degree
2 14 (1.07%) PhD
3 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.38%) ISEB
4 5 (0.38%) PMP
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.15%) MBA
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.077%) MCTS
6 1 (0.077%) MCITP
6 1 (0.077%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.077%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.37%) QA
2 11 (0.84%) EMIR
3 10 (0.77%) SLA
4 8 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.077%) MiFID
5 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.077%) FATCA
5 1 (0.077%) UCITS
5 1 (0.077%) COREP
5 1 (0.077%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.077%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.077%) vSphere
2 1 (0.077%) XenApp
2 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) Control-M
2 6 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.077%) SCOM
4 1 (0.077%) Nagios
4 1 (0.077%) Foglight
4 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (10.51%) Oracle
2 89 (6.83%) Sybase
3 78 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 61 (4.68%) thinkFolio
5 51 (3.91%) Bloomberg
6 50 (3.83%) Fidessa
7 47 (3.60%) Charles River
8 39 (2.99%) TIBCO
9 24 (1.84%) Murex
10 23 (1.76%) ION Trading
11 17 (1.30%) Reuters
12 16 (1.23%) Calypso
13 15 (1.15%) 29West
14 13 (1.00%) Citrix
14 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
15 12 (0.92%) FactSet
16 11 (0.84%) SimCorp
17 10 (0.77%) Wall Street Systems
18 9 (0.69%) Sun
18 9 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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