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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 54 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 270 532 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.59% 6.28% 5.32%
As % of the General category 7.65% 10.32% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 246 468 540
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -7.10%
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
3531 5154 6582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.06% 60.88% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3235 4473 5445
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 347 (65.72%) Finance
2 247 (46.78%) SQL
3 189 (35.80%) Banking
4 170 (32.20%) Java
5 130 (24.62%) C#
6 108 (20.45%) Mathematics
7 107 (20.27%) Derivative
7 107 (20.27%) Python
8 106 (20.08%) Fixed Income
9 104 (19.70%) Degree
10 96 (18.18%) Equities
11 89 (16.86%) C++
12 86 (16.29%) Linux
13 83 (15.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 78 (14.77%) Multithreading
15 74 (14.02%) .NET
16 73 (13.83%) Unix
16 73 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (13.64%) OOD
18 69 (13.07%) SQL Server
19 58 (10.98%) Asset Management
20 57 (10.80%) Investment Management
21 55 (10.42%) Investment Banking
22 52 (9.85%) Oracle
23 48 (9.09%) Computer Science
24 45 (8.52%) Spring
24 45 (8.52%) Back Office
25 44 (8.33%) Advertising
25 44 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (7.95%) VBA

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 12 (2.27%) IIS
2 9 (1.70%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.70%) Jetty
3 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.38%) Apache
4 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) GemFire
5 1 (0.19%) IPython
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 32 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.70%) MS Project
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.36%) thinkFolio
2 14 (2.65%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.52%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.57%) Endur
4 3 (0.57%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.57%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (0.38%) DEFINITY
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) WebEx
2 2 (0.38%) Wireless
3 1 (0.19%) DHCP
3 1 (0.19%) DSL
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) LDAP
3 1 (0.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.22%) Big Data
3 14 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.70%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.70%) Redis
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.76%) KDB
11 4 (0.76%) QlikView
11 4 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 39 (7.39%) Maven
2 34 (6.44%) JUnit
3 32 (6.06%) Gradle
4 21 (3.98%) NUnit
5 13 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.89%) JIRA
7 7 (1.33%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.14%) Ant
9 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.76%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.76%) Selenium
11 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.38%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.38%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.38%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 347 (65.72%) Finance
2 189 (35.80%) Banking
3 55 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 45 (8.52%) Back Office
5 44 (8.33%) Advertising
6 18 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.76%) Games
8 4 (0.76%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (56.25%) Developer
2 132 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 127 (24.05%) Analyst
4 109 (20.64%) Front Office Developer
5 96 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 84 (15.91%) C# Developer
7 73 (13.83%) Business Analyst
8 51 (9.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 39 (7.39%) C++ Developer
9 39 (7.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 38 (7.20%) Applications Support
11 37 (7.01%) Python Developer
12 26 (4.92%) .NET Developer
12 26 (4.92%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 24 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (4.36%) Support Analyst
15 22 (4.17%) C# WPF Developer
15 22 (4.17%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
15 22 (4.17%) WPF Developer
16 21 (3.98%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.02%) .NET
2 45 (8.52%) Spring
3 41 (7.77%) WPF
4 37 (7.01%) FIX Protocol
5 36 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 32 (6.06%) J2SE
6 32 (6.06%) JDBC
7 30 (5.68%) XML
8 28 (5.30%) AngularJS
9 22 (4.17%) STL
10 21 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (3.60%) WCF
12 16 (3.03%) Esper
12 16 (3.03%) HTML
12 16 (3.03%) JMS
13 15 (2.84%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.46%) HTML5
15 12 (2.27%) .NET Framework
15 12 (2.27%) jQuery
15 12 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 108 (20.45%) Mathematics
2 107 (20.27%) Derivative
3 106 (20.08%) Fixed Income
4 96 (18.18%) Equities
5 83 (15.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 39 (7.39%) Hedge funds
8 28 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (4.36%) Algorithms
10 20 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
11 17 (3.22%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.65%) Market Risk
13 13 (2.46%) Physics
14 12 (2.27%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.70%) Grid Computing
16 9 (1.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 7 (1.33%) Credit Risk
17 7 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.29%) Linux
2 73 (13.83%) Unix
3 24 (4.55%) Windows
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.57%) Solaris
6 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.77%) Multithreading
2 73 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (13.64%) OOD
4 58 (10.98%) Asset Management
5 57 (10.80%) Investment Management
6 44 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (7.77%) Risk Management
8 40 (7.58%) Electronic Trading
9 38 (7.20%) Project Management
10 36 (6.82%) Analytics
10 36 (6.82%) Wealth Management
11 33 (6.25%) Low Latency
12 32 (6.06%) Business Analysis
12 32 (6.06%) MVC
12 32 (6.06%) SDLC
13 28 (5.30%) OO
14 25 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (4.55%) MVVM
16 23 (4.36%) Concurrent Programming
17 19 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 247 (46.78%) SQL
2 170 (32.20%) Java
3 130 (24.62%) C#
4 107 (20.27%) Python
5 89 (16.86%) C++
6 42 (7.95%) VBA
7 38 (7.20%) JavaScript
8 28 (5.30%) VB
9 23 (4.36%) Scala
10 19 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.03%) C
12 14 (2.65%) Perl
13 8 (1.52%) Haskell
14 6 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.14%) VB6
15 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (19.70%) Degree
2 17 (3.22%) PMP
3 16 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.76%) PhD
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
7 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CISA
8 1 (0.19%) CISM
8 1 (0.19%) CISSP
8 1 (0.19%) CRISC
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.41%) MiFID
2 13 (2.46%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) FATCA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.38%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (9.85%) Oracle
2 26 (4.92%) Bloomberg
2 26 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.73%) Sybase
4 22 (4.17%) Charles River
4 22 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 20 (3.79%) ION Trading
6 16 (3.03%) StreamBase
7 10 (1.89%) SimCorp
8 8 (1.52%) Eze Castle Integration
9 6 (1.14%) Murex
9 6 (1.14%) OpenLink
9 6 (1.14%) StatPro
10 5 (0.95%) BISAM
10 5 (0.95%) HP
10 5 (0.95%) Reuters
10 5 (0.95%) Vermilion
11 4 (0.76%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.57%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.57%) Splunk
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