The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 152 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1940 2544 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.81% 2.51% 2.77%
As % of the General category 4.13% 5.57% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 2087 2684
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
Front Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46970 45710 50232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.89% 45.17% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36543 36534 42373
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in England

Front Office
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the England region.

Front Office Salary Trend in England

Front Office
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in England

Front Office
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 1815 £72,500 - 229
South East +24 78 £35,000 -36.36% 4
West Midlands -4 13 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East of England -16 13 £55,000 +74.60% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -5 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West -8 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Yorkshire -33 3 £37,500 -
Midlands - 1 £72,500 - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1707 (43.10%) Finance
2 1462 (36.91%) SQL
3 1409 (35.57%) Java
4 1261 (31.84%) Banking
5 1026 (25.90%) C#
6 848 (21.41%) Derivative
7 845 (21.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 810 (20.45%) Investment Banking
9 809 (20.42%) UNIX
10 791 (19.97%) Degree
11 734 (18.53%) Multithreading
12 715 (18.05%) Equities
13 680 (17.17%) Fixed Income
14 627 (15.83%) SQL Server
15 610 (15.40%) .NET
16 584 (14.74%) Linux
17 574 (14.49%) C++
18 552 (13.94%) Low Latency
19 497 (12.55%) Computer Science
20 474 (11.97%) OO
21 440 (11.11%) Python
22 428 (10.81%) WPF
23 416 (10.50%) Oracle
24 399 (10.07%) Windows
25 398 (10.05%) Risk Management
26 390 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
27 364 (9.19%) Hedge funds
28 361 (9.11%) Back Office
29 326 (8.23%) Asset Management
30 320 (8.08%) Electronic Trading

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 59 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
2 48 (1.21%) TIBCO EMS
3 46 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 36 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (0.63%) GemFire
6 22 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 20 (0.50%) Apache
8 18 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.40%) IIS
9 16 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.33%) Confluence
11 12 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.20%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.13%) Node.js
15 5 (0.13%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.10%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 256 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 104 (2.63%) MS Office
3 31 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.43%) MS Project
4 17 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 53 (1.34%) LatentZero
2 41 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 33 (0.83%) RMDS
4 23 (0.58%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.30%) Kondor+
7 11 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
7 11 (0.28%) Summit
7 11 (0.28%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.20%) Endur
9 6 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.15%) Front Arena
9 6 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.10%) Sentinel
11 4 (0.10%) LongView
11 4 (0.10%) Global One
12 3 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.076%) Minerva
12 3 (0.076%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 101 (2.55%) SaaS
2 10 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.076%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.52%) Internet
2 60 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.21%) SMTP
4 28 (0.71%) HTTP
4 28 (0.71%) Firewall
5 22 (0.56%) FTP
6 11 (0.28%) Multicast
7 10 (0.25%) DHCP
8 8 (0.20%) SAN
8 8 (0.20%) DNS
9 7 (0.18%) LDAP
9 7 (0.18%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.15%) NAS
11 5 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.13%) LAN
11 5 (0.13%) VoIP
11 5 (0.13%) Intranet
12 4 (0.10%) VPN
12 4 (0.10%) Wireless
13 3 (0.076%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 155 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 123 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (2.98%) KDB
5 98 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 97 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (1.62%) Big Data
9 59 (1.49%) MySQL
10 56 (1.41%) DB2
11 48 (1.21%) QlikView
12 39 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 37 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (0.91%) MongoDB
16 35 (0.88%) Data Mining
17 33 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 28 (0.71%) Hadoop
19 25 (0.63%) NoSQL
20 23 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 92 (2.32%) Subversion
2 82 (2.07%) Eclipse
3 51 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (1.26%) Maven
5 49 (1.24%) JUnit
5 49 (1.24%) JIRA
6 46 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 31 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 28 (0.71%) NUnit
9 27 (0.68%) NetBeans
10 20 (0.50%) Git (software)
11 17 (0.43%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.43%) jMock
11 17 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 16 (0.40%) Selenium
13 15 (0.38%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 10 (0.25%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.25%) Ant
15 10 (0.25%) TestComplete
General
1 1707 (43.10%) Finance
2 1261 (31.84%) Banking
3 810 (20.45%) Investment Banking
4 361 (9.11%) Back Office
5 101 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 98 (2.47%) Retail
7 67 (1.69%) Legal
8 62 (1.57%) Marketing
9 55 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 35 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 33 (0.83%) German Language
12 32 (0.81%) Games
13 30 (0.76%) Music Industry
14 25 (0.63%) Dutch Language
15 11 (0.28%) Advertising
16 8 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.15%) Publishing
18 5 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.13%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2038 (51.45%) Developer
2 946 (23.88%) Analyst
3 775 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 501 (12.65%) C# Developer
5 406 (10.25%) Business Analyst
6 387 (9.77%) Support Analyst
7 385 (9.72%) Applications Support
8 227 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 200 (5.05%) Front Office Developer
10 199 (5.02%) C++ Developer
11 185 (4.67%) Applications Support Analyst
12 124 (3.13%) Consultant
13 120 (3.03%) Junior
14 117 (2.95%) WPF Developer
15 111 (2.80%) Python Developer
16 110 (2.78%) Project Manager
17 100 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
18 96 (2.42%) Excel Developer
19 91 (2.30%) .NET Developer
20 89 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (15.40%) .NET
2 428 (10.81%) WPF
3 250 (6.31%) Spring
4 208 (5.25%) WCF
5 178 (4.49%) XML
6 156 (3.94%) HTML
7 138 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
8 133 (3.36%) Middleware
9 127 (3.21%) ASP.NET
10 117 (2.95%) WinForms
11 99 (2.50%) .NET Framework
12 92 (2.32%) Rendezvous
13 90 (2.27%) Hibernate
14 89 (2.25%) J2EE
15 82 (2.07%) CSS
15 82 (2.07%) JMS
16 73 (1.84%) JSP
17 72 (1.82%) Servlets
18 68 (1.72%) HTML5
19 59 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 848 (21.41%) Derivative
2 845 (21.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 715 (18.05%) Equities
4 680 (17.17%) Fixed Income
5 497 (12.55%) Computer Science
6 364 (9.19%) Hedge funds
7 316 (7.98%) Mathematics
8 231 (5.83%) Equity Derivative
9 114 (2.88%) Credit Risk
10 107 (2.70%) Physics
11 100 (2.52%) Market Risk
12 90 (2.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 82 (2.07%) Credit Derivative
14 69 (1.74%) Open Source
15 58 (1.46%) N-Tier
16 56 (1.41%) Client/Server
16 56 (1.41%) Reference Data
17 52 (1.31%) Grid Computing
18 33 (0.83%) Spread Betting
19 31 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 809 (20.42%) UNIX
2 584 (14.74%) Linux
3 399 (10.07%) Windows
4 65 (1.64%) Solaris
5 31 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 29 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.13%) AIX
9 5 (0.13%) HPUX
10 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.076%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.076%) Android
12 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.025%) Debian
12 1 (0.025%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (18.53%) Multithreading
2 552 (13.94%) Low Latency
3 474 (11.97%) OO
4 398 (10.05%) Risk Management
5 390 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
6 326 (8.23%) Asset Management
7 320 (8.08%) Electronic Trading
8 302 (7.62%) TDD
9 270 (6.82%) Investment Management
10 267 (6.74%) Software Engineering
11 262 (6.61%) Algorithmic Trading
12 250 (6.31%) Project Management
13 248 (6.26%) Analytics
14 246 (6.21%) Business Analysis
15 156 (3.94%) E-Commerce
16 139 (3.51%) CRM
17 134 (3.38%) Migration
18 129 (3.26%) ITIL
18 129 (3.26%) MVVM
19 122 (3.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1462 (36.91%) SQL
2 1409 (35.57%) Java
3 1026 (25.90%) C#
4 574 (14.49%) C++
5 440 (11.11%) Python
6 319 (8.05%) VBA
7 309 (7.80%) Perl
8 179 (4.52%) JavaScript
9 119 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 102 (2.58%) C
11 88 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 84 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 74 (1.87%) Scala
14 43 (1.09%) Delphi
15 35 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 32 (0.81%) VB
16 32 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 30 (0.76%) Ruby
17 30 (0.76%) VBScript
18 26 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 791 (19.97%) Degree
2 46 (1.16%) PhD
3 43 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 41 (1.04%) PMP
5 34 (0.86%) ISEB
6 31 (0.78%) CFA
7 26 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.13%) OCA
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.13%) MOS
11 3 (0.076%) MCSE
11 3 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.076%) CCNA
12 2 (0.050%) MCP
12 2 (0.050%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.050%) CISA
12 2 (0.050%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (4.77%) QA
2 32 (0.81%) SLA
3 22 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (0.56%) EMIR
4 18 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.20%) FATCA
5 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 7 (0.18%) MiFID
7 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.050%) Basel III
7 2 (0.050%) UCITS
7 2 (0.050%) COREP
8 1 (0.025%) FINREP
8 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.025%) Basel II
System Software
1 48 (1.21%) IMail Server
2 35 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 13 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.13%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.025%) XenApp
6 1 (0.025%) vSphere
6 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 14 (0.35%) Control-M
4 4 (0.10%) Nagios
5 2 (0.050%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.050%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.050%) SCCM
5 2 (0.050%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.050%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.025%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.025%) SCOM
6 1 (0.025%) WSUS
6 1 (0.025%) Foglight
Vendors
1 416 (10.50%) Oracle
2 302 (7.62%) Sybase
3 296 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 186 (4.70%) Bloomberg
5 164 (4.14%) TIBCO
6 108 (2.73%) Fidessa
7 107 (2.70%) thinkFolio
8 89 (2.25%) Charles River
9 87 (2.20%) Reuters
10 83 (2.10%) 29West
11 72 (1.82%) Murex
12 58 (1.46%) Informatica
13 56 (1.41%) ION Trading
14 49 (1.24%) SunGard
15 47 (1.19%) IBM
16 40 (1.01%) Red Hat
17 38 (0.96%) Calypso
18 33 (0.83%) Business Objects
19 28 (0.71%) Citrix
20 27 (0.68%) Sun
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k (multiple roles) + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: Yesterday