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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 44 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 465 632 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.56% 6.02% 6.74%
As % of the General category 8.07% 10.35% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 429 530 704
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
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
5761 6108 6369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.45% 58.19% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4973 5234 5759
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 467 (45.34%) Finance
2 426 (41.36%) Banking
3 383 (37.18%) SQL
4 356 (34.56%) Java
5 303 (29.42%) Investment Banking
6 249 (24.17%) C#
7 220 (21.36%) UNIX
8 216 (20.97%) Fixed Income
9 195 (18.93%) Derivative
10 192 (18.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 171 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
12 162 (15.73%) Multithreading
13 149 (14.47%) Equities
14 147 (14.27%) Asset Management
15 135 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 134 (13.01%) Linux
17 132 (12.82%) Low Latency
18 126 (12.23%) .NET
19 122 (11.84%) C++
20 117 (11.36%) Degree
21 116 (11.26%) OO
22 110 (10.68%) Windows
23 104 (10.10%) VBA
24 101 (9.81%) Python
24 101 (9.81%) Computer Science
25 97 (9.42%) SQL Server
26 93 (9.03%) Back Office
27 88 (8.54%) Oracle
28 84 (8.16%) TDD
29 80 (7.77%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (1.46%) JBoss
3 12 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (1.17%) GemFire
4 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.68%) IIS
6 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.49%) Confluence
7 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.39%) Node.js
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 2 (0.19%) Documentum
10 2 (0.19%) CMS
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.97%) MS Office
3 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) MS Project
4 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.49%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) LatentZero
2 12 (1.17%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.68%) Endur
4 6 (0.58%) RMDS
4 6 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
5 5 (0.49%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.39%) LongView
6 4 (0.39%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.29%) Summit
7 3 (0.29%) Capstone
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.19%) 3000 Xtra
8 2 (0.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 1 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.097%) Eikon
9 1 (0.097%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.097%) GitHub
2 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.097%) Force.com
2 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.49%) Firewall
3 4 (0.39%) FTP
3 4 (0.39%) Internet
4 3 (0.29%) LAN
4 3 (0.29%) Network Security
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) MPLS
5 2 (0.19%) SAN
5 2 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.097%) BGP
6 1 (0.097%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.097%) WAN
6 1 (0.097%) DHCP
6 1 (0.097%) HTTP
6 1 (0.097%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.097%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.097%) Multicast
6 1 (0.097%) Wireless
6 1 (0.097%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 29 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 22 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.14%) QlikView
5 21 (2.04%) Big Data
5 21 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.36%) DB2
8 13 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.97%) KDB
10 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.39%) DB2 UDB
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.29%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (1.84%) Maven
2 15 (1.46%) Subversion
3 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 9 (0.87%) WebDriver
4 9 (0.87%) JIRA
4 9 (0.87%) Selenium
5 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.49%) Ant
6 5 (0.49%) MSTest
6 5 (0.49%) Hudson
7 4 (0.39%) JUnit
7 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.29%) jMock
8 3 (0.29%) Hamcrest
8 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
General
1 467 (45.34%) Finance
2 426 (41.36%) Banking
3 303 (29.42%) Investment Banking
4 93 (9.03%) Back Office
5 37 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.17%) Retail
7 10 (0.97%) Games
7 10 (0.97%) Legal
8 8 (0.78%) Marketing
9 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.097%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.097%) Law
Job Titles
1 538 (52.23%) Developer
2 252 (24.47%) Analyst
3 226 (21.94%) Java Developer
4 138 (13.40%) Support Analyst
5 120 (11.65%) Applications Support
6 114 (11.07%) C# Developer
7 76 (7.38%) Business Analyst
8 74 (7.18%) Front Office Developer
9 55 (5.34%) Applications Support Analyst
10 44 (4.27%) C++ Developer
10 44 (4.27%) Team Leader
11 33 (3.20%) Senior Developer
12 32 (3.11%) Quantitative Developer
13 30 (2.91%) Programmer
13 30 (2.91%) Excel Developer
14 27 (2.62%) Python Developer
14 27 (2.62%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.52%) Desktop Support
16 25 (2.43%) .NET Developer
17 22 (2.14%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (12.23%) .NET
2 76 (7.38%) Spring
3 73 (7.09%) WPF
4 67 (6.50%) FIX Protocol
5 37 (3.59%) Hibernate
6 34 (3.30%) WCF
7 31 (3.01%) WinForms
8 29 (2.82%) XML
9 26 (2.52%) JMS
10 25 (2.43%) Middleware
11 21 (2.04%) ASP.NET
12 20 (1.94%) HTML
13 15 (1.46%) Swing
14 14 (1.36%) STL
15 13 (1.26%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 10 (0.97%) HTML5
18 9 (0.87%) AngularJS
19 8 (0.78%) REST
19 8 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 216 (20.97%) Fixed Income
2 195 (18.93%) Derivative
3 192 (18.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 149 (14.47%) Equities
5 135 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (9.81%) Computer Science
7 57 (5.53%) Equity Derivative
8 54 (5.24%) Hedge funds
9 36 (3.50%) Mathematics
10 26 (2.52%) Credit Risk
11 25 (2.43%) Market Risk
12 24 (2.33%) Blackberry
12 24 (2.33%) Algorithms
13 22 (2.14%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.94%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
16 14 (1.36%) Open Source
17 13 (1.26%) N-Tier
18 12 (1.17%) Data Integration
19 11 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (21.36%) UNIX
2 134 (13.01%) Linux
3 110 (10.68%) Windows
4 40 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (15.73%) Multithreading
3 147 (14.27%) Asset Management
4 132 (12.82%) Low Latency
5 116 (11.26%) OO
6 84 (8.16%) TDD
7 80 (7.77%) Risk Management
8 72 (6.99%) Electronic Trading
9 64 (6.21%) Algorithmic Trading
10 60 (5.83%) Investment Management
10 60 (5.83%) Analytics
11 54 (5.24%) ITIL
12 46 (4.47%) Business Analysis
13 36 (3.50%) Unit Testing
14 34 (3.30%) Project Management
15 32 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (3.11%) Scrum
15 32 (3.11%) BDD
16 30 (2.91%) RAD
16 30 (2.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (37.18%) SQL
2 356 (34.56%) Java
3 249 (24.17%) C#
4 122 (11.84%) C++
5 104 (10.10%) VBA
6 101 (9.81%) Python
7 54 (5.24%) Perl
8 32 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 26 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.46%) VB
11 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.26%) R
12 12 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.07%) C
14 9 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.87%) Scala
14 9 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.78%) Ruby
16 7 (0.68%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (11.36%) Degree
2 17 (1.65%) MCP
2 17 (1.65%) MCSE
2 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.78%) PhD
4 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.19%) PMP
6 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.19%) ACCA
6 2 (0.19%) MBA
6 2 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.097%) CFA
7 1 (0.097%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.097%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.55%) QA
2 9 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (0.78%) Basel III
4 7 (0.68%) EMIR
5 5 (0.49%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.39%) SLA
7 3 (0.29%) Basel II
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.097%) FATCA
8 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.097%) COREP
System Software
1 33 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.39%) XenApp
3 1 (0.097%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.097%) GridGain
3 1 (0.097%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.19%) Control-M
1 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.097%) SCCM
2 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.097%) Puppet
2 1 (0.097%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.097%) Ansible
Vendors
1 88 (8.54%) Oracle
2 80 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.34%) Sybase
4 44 (4.27%) Bloomberg
5 43 (4.17%) Charles River
6 36 (3.50%) TIBCO
7 32 (3.11%) thinkFolio
8 29 (2.82%) Murex
8 29 (2.82%) Calypso
9 18 (1.75%) Fidessa
10 17 (1.65%) Wall Street Systems
11 16 (1.55%) Reuters
12 15 (1.46%) Citrix
12 15 (1.46%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.46%) ION Trading
13 14 (1.36%) SimCorp
14 13 (1.26%) DataSynapse
14 13 (1.26%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.97%) 29West
16 9 (0.87%) Tableau
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Resource Management
Salary: Excellent Salary & Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago