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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 48 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 339 466 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.21% 4.61% 5.18%
As % of the General category 8.64% 7.99% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 310 420 574
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £94,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
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
3922 5831 7721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.30% 57.64% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 4820 6413
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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.

1 395 (58.78%) Finance
2 243 (36.16%) Java
3 239 (35.57%) SQL
4 234 (34.82%) Banking
5 144 (21.43%) C#
6 135 (20.09%) Mathematics
7 130 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 122 (18.15%) Equities
9 118 (17.56%) C++
10 111 (16.52%) Degree
11 110 (16.37%) Python
12 109 (16.22%) Fixed Income
13 107 (15.92%) Linux
14 106 (15.77%) .NET
15 105 (15.63%) Multithreading
15 105 (15.63%) Investment Banking
16 99 (14.73%) Investment Management
17 94 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
18 93 (13.84%) Advertising
19 90 (13.39%) Derivative
20 86 (12.80%) Unix
21 77 (11.46%) Asset Management
22 76 (11.31%) Back Office
23 67 (9.97%) Spring
24 63 (9.38%) Wealth Management
24 63 (9.38%) SQL Server
25 62 (9.23%) MS Excel
25 62 (9.23%) OOD
26 54 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
26 54 (8.04%) Low Latency

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 11 (1.64%) IIS
2 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.30%) JBoss
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.15%) GemFire
6 1 (0.15%) Node.js
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.49%) MS Project
3 5 (0.74%) MS Office
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (4.61%) thinkFolio
2 17 (2.53%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.74%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.60%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.45%) Decalog
7 3 (0.45%) Eikon
7 3 (0.45%) HiInvest
7 3 (0.45%) RMDS
8 2 (0.30%) 3000 Xtra
8 2 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.30%) Endur
8 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.30%) Summit
9 1 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) GitHub
3 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.30%) VPN
2 2 (0.30%) WebEx
3 1 (0.15%) DNS
3 1 (0.15%) Skype
3 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.49%) KDB
6 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.34%) Redis
8 7 (1.04%) Big Data
8 7 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.89%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.60%) QlikView
11 4 (0.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 53 (7.89%) Maven
2 47 (6.99%) JUnit
3 45 (6.70%) Gradle
4 25 (3.72%) JIRA
5 9 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.04%) CruiseControl
8 6 (0.89%) Subversion
9 5 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.30%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.30%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 395 (58.78%) Finance
2 234 (34.82%) Banking
3 105 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 93 (13.84%) Advertising
5 76 (11.31%) Back Office
6 28 (4.17%) Retail
7 11 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.74%) International Banking
10 4 (0.60%) Legal
10 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.45%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 348 (51.79%) Developer
2 175 (26.04%) Java Developer
3 164 (24.40%) Analyst
4 119 (17.71%) Front Office Developer
5 99 (14.73%) Senior Developer
6 92 (13.69%) C# Developer
7 74 (11.01%) Business Analyst
8 52 (7.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 48 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 47 (6.99%) Applications Support
10 47 (6.99%) Python Developer
11 44 (6.55%) Support Analyst
12 43 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (6.10%) C++ Developer
14 33 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (3.27%) Architect
15 22 (3.27%) Front Office Business Analyst
15 22 (3.27%) Test Analyst
16 21 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
16 21 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.77%) .NET
2 67 (9.97%) Spring
3 47 (6.99%) J2SE
4 45 (6.70%) FIX Protocol
4 45 (6.70%) JDBC
5 37 (5.51%) WPF
6 35 (5.21%) ASP.NET
7 27 (4.02%) STL
8 25 (3.72%) AngularJS
9 24 (3.57%) Esper
10 20 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (2.98%) XML
11 19 (2.83%) WCF
12 16 (2.38%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.23%) jQuery
14 14 (2.08%) Apache Flex
14 14 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (1.93%) HTML
15 13 (1.93%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 135 (20.09%) Mathematics
2 130 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 122 (18.15%) Equities
4 109 (16.22%) Fixed Income
5 90 (13.39%) Derivative
6 49 (7.29%) Hedge funds
7 44 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (5.65%) Algorithms
9 32 (4.76%) Computer Science
10 31 (4.61%) Data Structures
11 23 (3.42%) Management Information System
12 19 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (2.23%) Reference Data
14 13 (1.93%) Physics
15 11 (1.64%) Credit Risk
15 11 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (1.64%) Market Risk
16 10 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
16 10 (1.49%) Spread Betting
17 9 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (15.92%) Linux
2 86 (12.80%) Unix
3 30 (4.46%) Windows
4 9 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Android
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (15.63%) Multithreading
2 99 (14.73%) Investment Management
3 94 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (11.46%) Asset Management
5 63 (9.38%) Wealth Management
6 62 (9.23%) OOD
7 54 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (8.04%) Low Latency
8 48 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
9 46 (6.85%) TDD
10 42 (6.25%) SDLC
11 39 (5.80%) Project Management
12 38 (5.65%) Data Management
12 38 (5.65%) Electronic Trading
13 36 (5.36%) MVC
13 36 (5.36%) OO
14 33 (4.91%) Business Analysis
15 32 (4.76%) ITIL
16 30 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (4.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (36.16%) Java
2 239 (35.57%) SQL
3 144 (21.43%) C#
4 118 (17.56%) C++
5 110 (16.37%) Python
6 49 (7.29%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.27%) C
8 15 (2.23%) VBA
9 13 (1.93%) VB
10 11 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.34%) Scala
12 6 (0.89%) Perl
13 5 (0.74%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.74%) R
14 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.30%) XPath
16 1 (0.15%) F#
16 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 111 (16.52%) Degree
2 24 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 24 (3.57%) PMP
3 12 (1.79%) ISEB
4 11 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.60%) PhD
6 3 (0.45%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CISA
7 1 (0.15%) CISM
7 1 (0.15%) CISSP
7 1 (0.15%) CRISC
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.53%) MiFID
2 11 (1.64%) EMIR
2 11 (1.64%) QA
3 10 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.74%) Basel III
7 3 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.45%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.45%) SLA
8 2 (0.30%) Basel II
8 2 (0.30%) FATCA
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.15%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.70%) Oracle
3 25 (3.72%) Bloomberg
3 25 (3.72%) StreamBase
4 21 (3.13%) Charles River
5 20 (2.98%) Sybase
6 14 (2.08%) Murex
6 14 (2.08%) SimCorp
7 13 (1.93%) TIBCO
8 11 (1.64%) Calypso
9 9 (1.34%) Currenex
10 8 (1.19%) OpenLink
10 8 (1.19%) SAP
11 7 (1.04%) Reuters
12 6 (0.89%) Eze Castle Integration
13 5 (0.74%) FXall
13 5 (0.74%) SunGard
13 5 (0.74%) Trayport
14 4 (0.60%) Fidessa
14 4 (0.60%) ION Trading
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