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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
London / City of London
Rank 48 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 244 387 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.87% 5.99% 4.93%
As % of the General category 8.57% 9.91% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 212 346 461
Median salary £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +35.29%

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
2847 3905 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.84% 60.45% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2583 3522 4997
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 January 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 January 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.

1 354 (67.95%) Finance
2 244 (46.83%) Banking
3 241 (46.26%) SQL
4 188 (36.08%) Java
5 130 (24.95%) C#
6 115 (22.07%) Degree
7 110 (21.11%) Linux
8 104 (19.96%) Python
9 96 (18.43%) Electronic Trading
10 94 (18.04%) Mathematics
10 94 (18.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 90 (17.27%) OOD
12 89 (17.08%) Multithreading
13 87 (16.70%) Fixed Income
13 87 (16.70%) Derivative
14 84 (16.12%) C++
15 79 (15.16%) Computer Science
16 70 (13.44%) .NET
17 69 (13.24%) Unix
18 64 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (12.28%) Low Latency
19 61 (11.71%) Spring
20 60 (11.52%) Maven
21 56 (10.75%) Equities
21 56 (10.75%) SQL Server
22 53 (10.17%) Investment Banking
22 53 (10.17%) WPF
23 51 (9.79%) Asset Management
24 50 (9.60%) Gradle
25 48 (9.21%) Analytics

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 16 (3.07%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.11%) Jetty
3 10 (1.92%) Apache
4 8 (1.54%) Confluence
4 8 (1.54%) IIS
5 7 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.38%) IPython
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.69%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.96%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 5 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.77%) Eze OMS
5 3 (0.58%) Endur
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) GitHub
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (0.58%) DEFINITY
1 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.58%) Wireless
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) FTP
2 2 (0.38%) LDAP
2 2 (0.38%) SAN
2 2 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.61%) Hadoop
3 15 (2.88%) Big Data
4 12 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.11%) KDB
6 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.34%) Redis
8 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.58%) DB2
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.38%) Power BI
13 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.38%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 60 (11.52%) Maven
2 50 (9.60%) Gradle
3 47 (9.02%) JUnit
4 29 (5.57%) NUnit
5 10 (1.92%) JIRA
6 8 (1.54%) FishEye
6 8 (1.54%) Moq
7 6 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.15%) Selenium
8 4 (0.77%) Ant
8 4 (0.77%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.58%) Subversion
10 2 (0.38%) FlexUnit
10 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.38%) MSTest
10 2 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.38%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 354 (67.95%) Finance
2 244 (46.83%) Banking
3 53 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.91%) Advertising
4 36 (6.91%) Back Office
5 13 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.96%) Games
8 4 (0.77%) Retail
9 3 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (60.84%) Developer
2 162 (31.09%) Java Developer
3 139 (26.68%) Front Office Developer
4 117 (22.46%) Senior Developer
5 94 (18.04%) Analyst
6 88 (16.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 79 (15.16%) C# Developer
8 53 (10.17%) Business Analyst
9 32 (6.14%) C++ Developer
10 29 (5.57%) Python Developer
11 28 (5.37%) Applications Support
11 28 (5.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 23 (4.41%) Architect
13 22 (4.22%) C# WPF Developer
13 22 (4.22%) Junior
13 22 (4.22%) Quantitative Developer
13 22 (4.22%) WPF Developer
14 20 (3.84%) Junior Developer
14 20 (3.84%) Junior Java Developer
14 20 (3.84%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.44%) .NET
2 61 (11.71%) Spring
3 53 (10.17%) WPF
4 48 (9.21%) FIX Protocol
5 47 (9.02%) J2SE
6 43 (8.25%) JDBC
7 29 (5.57%) WCF
8 27 (5.18%) XML
9 26 (4.99%) AngularJS
9 26 (4.99%) Rendezvous
10 25 (4.80%) JMS
10 25 (4.80%) TIBCO EMS
11 22 (4.22%) HTML
12 21 (4.03%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.69%) Hibernate
13 14 (2.69%) HTML5
14 13 (2.50%) Web Services
15 12 (2.30%) Apache Camel
15 12 (2.30%) JPA
15 12 (2.30%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 94 (18.04%) Mathematics
2 87 (16.70%) Derivative
2 87 (16.70%) Fixed Income
3 79 (15.16%) Computer Science
4 56 (10.75%) Equities
5 43 (8.25%) Hedge funds
6 42 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (4.61%) Physics
8 22 (4.22%) Market Risk
9 20 (3.84%) Algorithms
9 20 (3.84%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.69%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.30%) Fintech
12 11 (2.11%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
13 9 (1.73%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.54%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 6 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.11%) Linux
2 69 (13.24%) Unix
3 34 (6.53%) Windows
4 10 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.54%) CentOS
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.96%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.43%) Electronic Trading
2 90 (17.27%) OOD
3 89 (17.08%) Multithreading
4 64 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (12.28%) Low Latency
5 51 (9.79%) Asset Management
6 48 (9.21%) Analytics
7 45 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.68%) Risk Management
9 38 (7.29%) Investment Management
10 35 (6.72%) OO
11 34 (6.53%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.37%) SDLC
13 27 (5.18%) Business Analysis
14 26 (4.99%) MVVM
15 24 (4.61%) Project Management
16 22 (4.22%) Scrum
17 21 (4.03%) Concurrent Programming
18 20 (3.84%) DevOps
18 20 (3.84%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 241 (46.26%) SQL
2 188 (36.08%) Java
3 130 (24.95%) C#
4 104 (19.96%) Python
5 84 (16.12%) C++
6 34 (6.53%) Scala
7 32 (6.14%) VBA
8 25 (4.80%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.84%) Perl
10 18 (3.45%) VB
11 14 (2.69%) C
12 12 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.11%) R
13 11 (2.11%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.54%) Haskell
14 8 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.77%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 115 (22.07%) Degree
2 18 (3.45%) PhD
3 17 (3.26%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.77%) PMP
5 3 (0.58%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.95%) QA
2 20 (3.84%) MiFID
3 7 (1.34%) EMIR
4 5 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.77%) FATCA
5 4 (0.77%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) COREP
6 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) FINREP
System Software
1 7 (1.34%) Docker
2 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.92%) Puppet
3 8 (1.54%) Ansible
4 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (8.06%) Oracle
2 40 (7.68%) TIBCO
3 31 (5.95%) Sybase
4 24 (4.61%) Bloomberg
5 20 (3.84%) Charles River
6 16 (3.07%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.69%) ION Trading
8 12 (2.30%) Murex
9 9 (1.73%) SimCorp
10 7 (1.34%) Eze Castle Integration
10 7 (1.34%) StreamBase
11 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.96%) Fidessa
12 5 (0.96%) HP
12 5 (0.96%) Reuters
13 4 (0.77%) IBM
13 4 (0.77%) OpenLink
13 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.77%) StatPro
13 4 (0.77%) Sun
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Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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JM
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + plus large bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago