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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 40 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 552 687 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.33% 5.43% 8.26%
As % of the General category 9.06% 9.19% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 485 598 864
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.76%
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
6095 7479 7306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.80% 59.11% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5109 6211 6332
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 448 (44.09%) Finance
2 372 (36.61%) Banking
3 319 (31.40%) Java
4 287 (28.25%) SQL
5 269 (26.48%) Derivative
6 267 (26.28%) Investment Banking
7 252 (24.80%) C#
8 208 (20.47%) Fixed Income
9 201 (19.78%) Equities
10 183 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
11 173 (17.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 159 (15.65%) Asset Management
13 151 (14.86%) Multithreading
14 135 (13.29%) Degree
15 132 (12.99%) SQL Server
16 123 (12.11%) Investment Management
17 118 (11.61%) .NET
18 117 (11.52%) Low Latency
19 116 (11.42%) Linux
20 112 (11.02%) C++
21 111 (10.93%) UNIX
22 110 (10.83%) Back Office
23 108 (10.63%) Windows
24 99 (9.74%) Computer Science
25 97 (9.55%) Python
26 94 (9.25%) WPF
27 91 (8.96%) Business Analysis
28 89 (8.76%) Microsoft
29 87 (8.56%) OO
30 82 (8.07%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (0.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (0.59%) GemFire
3 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
3 5 (0.49%) Node.js
4 4 (0.39%) Lync
4 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.098%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.098%) IIS
7 1 (0.098%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 48 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.098%) MS Project
5 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (5.12%) thinkFolio
2 17 (1.67%) Markit EDM
3 16 (1.57%) SimCorp Dimension
4 15 (1.48%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.49%) Capstone
5 5 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.39%) LongView
7 3 (0.30%) HiInvest
7 3 (0.30%) Decalog
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.30%) Kondor+
7 3 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
7 3 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.20%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.20%) Endur
9 1 (0.098%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.39%) SaaS
2 3 (0.30%) Force.com
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.098%) PaaS
3 1 (0.098%) IaaS
3 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.39%) VPN
2 4 (0.39%) SAN
3 3 (0.30%) Firewall
3 3 (0.30%) Network Security
3 3 (0.30%) FTP
4 2 (0.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.098%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 42 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 27 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.26%) KDB
10 20 (1.97%) Big Data
11 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.69%) Data Mart
15 7 (0.69%) QlikView
15 7 (0.69%) Redis
16 6 (0.59%) OLAP
17 5 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (1.87%) Maven
2 18 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.48%) NUnit
5 11 (1.08%) Moq
5 11 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (0.98%) JUnit
7 5 (0.49%) MSTest
8 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.39%) Gradle
8 4 (0.39%) JBehave
9 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.20%) Subversion
10 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.20%) Selenium
10 2 (0.20%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 448 (44.09%) Finance
2 372 (36.61%) Banking
3 267 (26.28%) Investment Banking
4 110 (10.83%) Back Office
5 54 (5.31%) Financial Institution
6 45 (4.43%) Retail
7 35 (3.44%) Legal
8 17 (1.67%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.59%) Marketing
10 4 (0.39%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.098%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.098%) Games
Job Titles
1 511 (50.30%) Developer
2 320 (31.50%) Analyst
3 183 (18.01%) Java Developer
4 140 (13.78%) Support Analyst
5 131 (12.89%) C# Developer
6 112 (11.02%) Business Analyst
7 104 (10.24%) Applications Support
8 78 (7.68%) Senior Developer
9 53 (5.22%) Applications Support Analyst
10 46 (4.53%) Desktop Support
10 46 (4.53%) C++ Developer
11 44 (4.33%) Desktop Analyst
11 44 (4.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 43 (4.23%) Front Office Developer
12 43 (4.23%) Quantitative Developer
13 37 (3.64%) Excel Developer
14 34 (3.35%) Excel VBA Developer
14 34 (3.35%) VBA Developer
15 33 (3.25%) Senior C# Developer
15 33 (3.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.61%) .NET
2 94 (9.25%) WPF
3 59 (5.81%) Spring
4 55 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
5 39 (3.84%) WCF
5 39 (3.84%) XML
6 37 (3.64%) WinForms
7 34 (3.35%) ASP.NET
8 26 (2.56%) HTML
9 25 (2.46%) STL
10 24 (2.36%) Entity Framework
10 24 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 23 (2.26%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.97%) JMS
12 20 (1.97%) Ultra Messaging
13 19 (1.87%) HTML5
13 19 (1.87%) Middleware
14 18 (1.77%) Web Services
15 15 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
16 14 (1.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 269 (26.48%) Derivative
2 208 (20.47%) Fixed Income
3 201 (19.78%) Equities
4 173 (17.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 99 (9.74%) Computer Science
6 82 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (5.61%) Mathematics
8 52 (5.12%) Equity Derivative
9 51 (5.02%) Hedge funds
10 45 (4.43%) Blackberry
11 38 (3.74%) Algorithms
12 36 (3.54%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.77%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.38%) Physics
14 14 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
15 13 (1.28%) Market Risk
16 12 (1.18%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 10 (0.98%) Client/Server
19 9 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.42%) Linux
2 111 (10.93%) UNIX
3 108 (10.63%) Windows
4 48 (4.72%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.39%) Solaris
5 4 (0.39%) Android
5 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.098%) AIX
8 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (15.65%) Asset Management
3 151 (14.86%) Multithreading
4 123 (12.11%) Investment Management
5 117 (11.52%) Low Latency
6 91 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 87 (8.56%) OO
8 80 (7.87%) Risk Management
9 73 (7.19%) Analytics
10 72 (7.09%) TDD
11 67 (6.59%) Electronic Trading
12 65 (6.40%) ITIL
13 60 (5.91%) Algorithmic Trading
14 56 (5.51%) Service Management
15 51 (5.02%) Data Management
16 50 (4.92%) Project Management
16 50 (4.92%) Business Continuity
16 50 (4.92%) SDLC
17 49 (4.82%) Portfolio Management
18 46 (4.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 319 (31.40%) Java
2 287 (28.25%) SQL
3 252 (24.80%) C#
4 112 (11.02%) C++
5 97 (9.55%) Python
6 79 (7.78%) VBA
7 56 (5.51%) Perl
8 46 (4.53%) Shell Script
9 36 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.25%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.36%) Scala
12 19 (1.87%) C
13 13 (1.28%) VB
13 13 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.59%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.59%) R
16 5 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 135 (13.29%) Degree
2 44 (4.33%) MCP
2 44 (4.33%) MCSE
2 44 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.48%) PMI Certification
3 15 (1.48%) PhD
4 13 (1.28%) PMP
5 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.098%) MBA
6 1 (0.098%) CFA
6 1 (0.098%) CCNA
6 1 (0.098%) ISEB
6 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.098%) IIBA
6 1 (0.098%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.05%) QA
2 17 (1.67%) Solvency II
3 8 (0.79%) SLA
4 6 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.49%) EMIR
6 4 (0.39%) Basel III
6 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.39%) MiFID
7 3 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.098%) Basel II
System Software
1 50 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) vSphere
3 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.30%) WSUS
3 2 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.098%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.87%) Oracle
3 46 (4.53%) ServiceNow
4 43 (4.23%) TIBCO
5 39 (3.84%) Charles River
6 38 (3.74%) Sybase
7 36 (3.54%) Bloomberg
8 33 (3.25%) Fidessa
9 23 (2.26%) SimCorp
10 21 (2.07%) Murex
11 19 (1.87%) Reuters
12 15 (1.48%) Tradeweb
13 13 (1.28%) StreamBase
14 10 (0.98%) Portware
15 8 (0.79%) Fixnetix
16 7 (0.69%) Solace
16 7 (0.69%) Sun
16 7 (0.69%) Citrix
17 6 (0.59%) SunGard
17 6 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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