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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 229 198 172
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1452 1725 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.67% 1.83%
As % of the General category 3.44% 3.77% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1431 1660
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
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
42217 45708 49389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.64% 44.29% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34756 36172 38751
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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 £45,000 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -21 1389 £70,000 - 141
South East -34 28 £36,250 -4.60% 1
East of England +24 24 £30,000 -14.28%
North West +25 4 £48,750 -2.50% 1
West Midlands -26 4 £34,750 -30.50%
South West +2 3 £41,500 +38.33%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1573 (54.26%) Finance
2 1064 (36.70%) SQL
3 906 (31.25%) Java
4 788 (27.18%) C#
5 772 (26.63%) Banking
6 604 (20.83%) Degree
7 551 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
8 532 (18.35%) Equities
9 520 (17.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 496 (17.11%) .NET
11 493 (17.01%) Python
12 478 (16.49%) Fixed Income
13 457 (15.76%) Unix
14 455 (15.70%) C++
15 446 (15.38%) Hedge funds
16 445 (15.35%) Derivative
17 417 (14.38%) SQL Server
18 413 (14.25%) Investment Banking
19 398 (13.73%) Computer Science
20 347 (11.97%) Asset Management
21 346 (11.94%) Multithreading
22 336 (11.59%) Back Office
23 332 (11.45%) Linux
24 296 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
25 291 (10.04%) Mathematics
26 288 (9.93%) Investment Management
27 281 (9.69%) OO
28 279 (9.62%) Oracle
29 273 (9.42%) Low Latency
30 259 (8.93%) WPF

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 47 (1.62%) Node.js
2 31 (1.07%) Confluence
3 27 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 25 (0.86%) JBoss
5 22 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
9 16 (0.55%) IIS
10 15 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.41%) Apache
12 10 (0.34%) GemFire
12 10 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.28%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.21%) Jetty
16 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 214 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.38%) MS Office
3 35 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 30 (1.03%) MS Project
5 25 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.034%) Mingle
9 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 112 (3.86%) thinkFolio
2 73 (2.52%) Markit EDM
3 38 (1.31%) LatentZero
4 17 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.45%) Kondor
6 12 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
6 12 (0.41%) Endur
7 11 (0.38%) ION MarketView
8 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.31%) Salerio
10 8 (0.28%) Eikon
10 8 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
11 7 (0.24%) Front Arena
11 7 (0.24%) MetaTrader
11 7 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 7 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.21%) Decalog
12 6 (0.21%) HiInvest
12 6 (0.21%) LongView
13 5 (0.17%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.14%) SaaS
2 18 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.17%) Force.com
5 5 (0.17%) GitHub
5 5 (0.17%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.17%) IaaS
5 5 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.10%) Office 365
7 2 (0.069%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.069%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.069%) Heroku
7 2 (0.069%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.45%) Internet
2 39 (1.35%) Multicast
3 38 (1.31%) Intranet
4 21 (0.72%) SMTP
5 15 (0.52%) Firewall
6 12 (0.41%) DNS
6 12 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.34%) LAN
7 10 (0.34%) WAN
8 5 (0.17%) Broadband
8 5 (0.17%) SNMP
8 5 (0.17%) VoIP
9 4 (0.14%) DHCP
9 4 (0.14%) Wireless
10 3 (0.10%) HTTP
10 3 (0.10%) Junos
11 2 (0.069%) Skype
11 2 (0.069%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.069%) VPN
11 2 (0.069%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 128 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 62 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (2.07%) KDB
7 59 (2.04%) Big Data
8 51 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 42 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
13 36 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 33 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.07%) QlikView
16 29 (1.00%) Hadoop
17 26 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 22 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
19 21 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 89 (3.07%) Maven
2 87 (3.00%) JIRA
3 69 (2.38%) JUnit
4 52 (1.79%) Gradle
5 49 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 37 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 27 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 25 (0.86%) Git (software)
10 19 (0.66%) Subversion
11 18 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.41%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.34%) MSTest
13 10 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.31%) GDB
15 8 (0.28%) Ant
15 8 (0.28%) FitNesse
15 8 (0.28%) Selenium
15 8 (0.28%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.21%) NUnit
General
1 1573 (54.26%) Finance
2 772 (26.63%) Banking
3 413 (14.25%) Investment Banking
4 336 (11.59%) Back Office
5 101 (3.48%) Advertising
5 101 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 80 (2.76%) Retail
7 60 (2.07%) Games
8 49 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
9 31 (1.07%) Marketing
10 30 (1.03%) Legal
11 29 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 21 (0.72%) Dutch Language
13 13 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.31%) Law
15 7 (0.24%) German Language
15 7 (0.24%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.21%) French Language
16 6 (0.21%) International Banking
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1401 (48.33%) Developer
2 724 (24.97%) Analyst
3 488 (16.83%) Java Developer
4 460 (15.87%) C# Developer
5 325 (11.21%) Business Analyst
6 318 (10.97%) Front Office Developer
7 271 (9.35%) Support Analyst
8 223 (7.69%) Python Developer
9 221 (7.62%) Applications Support
10 204 (7.04%) C++ Developer
11 201 (6.93%) .NET Developer
12 191 (6.59%) Senior Developer
13 182 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 161 (5.55%) SQL Developer
15 131 (4.52%) Applications Support Analyst
16 113 (3.90%) Junior
17 108 (3.73%) Consultant
18 104 (3.59%) Quantitative Developer
19 93 (3.21%) Junior Developer
20 91 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (17.11%) .NET
2 259 (8.93%) WPF
3 213 (7.35%) FIX Protocol
4 162 (5.59%) HTML
5 146 (5.04%) Spring
6 132 (4.55%) WCF
7 130 (4.48%) XML
8 122 (4.21%) ASP.NET
9 115 (3.97%) J2SE
10 100 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 82 (2.83%) CSS
11 82 (2.83%) HTML5
12 80 (2.76%) WinForms
13 70 (2.41%) Hibernate
14 69 (2.38%) .NET Framework
14 69 (2.38%) STL
14 69 (2.38%) Web Services
15 61 (2.10%) jQuery
16 60 (2.07%) JMS
17 58 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 532 (18.35%) Equities
2 520 (17.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 478 (16.49%) Fixed Income
4 446 (15.38%) Hedge funds
5 445 (15.35%) Derivative
6 398 (13.73%) Computer Science
7 296 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
8 291 (10.04%) Mathematics
9 198 (6.83%) Algorithms
10 148 (5.11%) Equity Derivative
11 141 (4.86%) Data Structures
12 88 (3.04%) Management Information System
13 60 (2.07%) Visualisation
14 55 (1.90%) Fintech
15 44 (1.52%) Physics
16 42 (1.45%) Market Risk
17 41 (1.41%) Reference Data
18 39 (1.35%) Statistics
19 38 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
20 29 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 457 (15.76%) Unix
2 332 (11.45%) Linux
3 197 (6.80%) Windows
4 35 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 33 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.62%) Android
7 12 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.34%) Solaris
9 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.069%) Debian
12 2 (0.069%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.069%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.069%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.034%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (11.97%) Asset Management
3 346 (11.94%) Multithreading
4 288 (9.93%) Investment Management
5 281 (9.69%) OO
6 273 (9.42%) Low Latency
7 252 (8.69%) Software Engineering
8 229 (7.90%) Project Management
9 221 (7.62%) Electronic Trading
10 193 (6.66%) Risk Management
11 185 (6.38%) Business Analysis
12 176 (6.07%) SDLC
13 175 (6.04%) TDD
14 169 (5.83%) Analytics
15 150 (5.17%) ITIL
16 146 (5.04%) Algorithmic Trading
17 142 (4.90%) OOD
18 126 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
19 118 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
20 114 (3.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1064 (36.70%) SQL
2 906 (31.25%) Java
3 788 (27.18%) C#
4 493 (17.01%) Python
5 455 (15.70%) C++
6 197 (6.80%) JavaScript
7 133 (4.59%) VBA
8 103 (3.55%) Perl
9 80 (2.76%) C
10 67 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 51 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 48 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 42 (1.45%) Scala
14 37 (1.28%) VB
15 28 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 28 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.66%) MATLAB
18 14 (0.48%) F#
19 13 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 604 (20.83%) Degree
2 41 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 40 (1.38%) PhD
4 39 (1.35%) PMP
5 31 (1.07%) CFA
6 25 (0.86%) ISEB
7 21 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.41%) MCP
11 11 (0.38%) MCDST
11 11 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.38%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.14%) CCIE
13 4 (0.14%) CCNP
13 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.10%) MCSE
14 3 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.00%) QA
2 40 (1.38%) SLA
3 37 (1.28%) MiFID
4 29 (1.00%) AIFMD
5 25 (0.86%) EMIR
6 23 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.62%) ISO20022
8 12 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.38%) SEPA
10 6 (0.21%) Basel III
11 3 (0.10%) COBIT
12 2 (0.069%) Basel II
12 2 (0.069%) SDET
13 1 (0.034%) COREP
13 1 (0.034%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.034%) FINREP
13 1 (0.034%) IAS 39
System Software
1 36 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.72%) IMail Server
3 12 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.31%) Docker
5 2 (0.069%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.034%) KVM
6 1 (0.034%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (1.45%) Control-M
2 27 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
3 13 (0.45%) Ansible
4 11 (0.38%) logstash
5 10 (0.34%) Nagios
6 9 (0.31%) SCCM
7 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.24%) Puppet
8 5 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.10%) Kibana
9 3 (0.10%) Salt
10 1 (0.034%) OpenView
10 1 (0.034%) OVSD
10 1 (0.034%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 279 (9.62%) Oracle
2 256 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 143 (4.93%) Charles River
4 113 (3.90%) Bloomberg
5 110 (3.79%) Sybase
6 75 (2.59%) Murex
7 63 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 45 (1.55%) Fidessa
9 40 (1.38%) StreamBase
10 38 (1.31%) SimCorp
11 36 (1.24%) Calypso
11 36 (1.24%) Reuters
12 29 (1.00%) Tableau
13 26 (0.90%) OpenLink
14 21 (0.72%) ION Trading
14 21 (0.72%) Tradeweb
15 20 (0.69%) SunGard
16 19 (0.66%) Sun
17 18 (0.62%) SAP
18 15 (0.52%) Cisco
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Energon People
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 3 days ago