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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 192 147 157
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1533 1910 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.97% 1.85%
As % of the General category 3.57% 4.51% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1567 1669
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
42888 42346 44412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.48% 43.67% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34831 33299 37103
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -23 1441 £70,000 - 183
South East +10 69 £36,000 -42.40% 3
South West -11 10 £42,500 -10.52% 3
East of England -19 4 £33,750 -10.00%
East Midlands - 3 £77,500 -
West Midlands -48 2 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West - 1 £20,000 - 1
South Coast - 1 £37,500 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1562 (45.43%) Finance
2 1202 (34.96%) SQL
3 1176 (34.21%) Banking
4 1060 (30.83%) Java
5 905 (26.32%) C#
6 771 (22.43%) Investment Banking
7 702 (20.42%) UNIX
8 660 (19.20%) Derivative
9 659 (19.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 658 (19.14%) Fixed Income
11 581 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
12 523 (15.21%) Degree
13 522 (15.18%) Multithreading
14 505 (14.69%) .NET
15 498 (14.49%) SQL Server
16 477 (13.87%) Equities
17 476 (13.85%) Linux
18 468 (13.61%) C++
19 428 (12.45%) Windows
20 396 (11.52%) Oracle
21 386 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
22 382 (11.11%) OO
23 358 (10.41%) Low Latency
24 336 (9.77%) Back Office
25 333 (9.69%) Microsoft
26 329 (9.57%) Computer Science
27 315 (9.16%) Python
28 312 (9.08%) WPF
29 275 (8.00%) Risk Management
30 269 (7.82%) Asset Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
1 59 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
2 50 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 34 (0.99%) JBoss
4 24 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 24 (0.70%) GemFire
5 20 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.55%) Apache
6 19 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.47%) Node.js
8 16 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (0.44%) Confluence
10 13 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.38%) nginx
11 12 (0.35%) IIS
11 12 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.20%) MTS
Applications
1 179 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.47%) MS Office
3 37 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.12%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.058%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
9 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (1.28%) ION MarketView
2 31 (0.90%) RMDS
2 31 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 31 (0.90%) LatentZero
3 21 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.47%) Endur
5 15 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.41%) SAP SM
7 13 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
7 13 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 6 (0.17%) Aligne
9 6 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (0.17%) LongView
9 6 (0.17%) Summit
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.15%) Kondor+
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.12%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.12%) SaaS
2 13 (0.38%) GitHub
2 13 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.26%) CloudBees
4 3 (0.087%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.029%) Force.com
6 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.66%) Internet
2 43 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.02%) Firewall
4 21 (0.61%) SMTP
5 17 (0.49%) FTP
6 14 (0.41%) Multicast
7 11 (0.32%) WAN
8 8 (0.23%) SSL
9 7 (0.20%) LAN
9 7 (0.20%) LDAP
10 6 (0.17%) VoIP
11 5 (0.15%) DNS
11 5 (0.15%) DHCP
11 5 (0.15%) Extranet
12 4 (0.12%) SSH
12 4 (0.12%) SAN
12 4 (0.12%) HTTP
12 4 (0.12%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.087%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.087%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 155 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 73 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 49 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 47 (1.37%) KDB
8 45 (1.31%) Big Data
9 40 (1.16%) DB2
10 39 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.08%) QlikView
11 37 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (0.79%) Hadoop
13 25 (0.73%) MySQL
14 24 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.67%) MongoDB
16 21 (0.61%) OLAP
17 18 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (2.01%) Subversion
2 46 (1.34%) Maven
3 42 (1.22%) JIRA
4 41 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 39 (1.13%) Eclipse
6 34 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 29 (0.84%) Git (software)
8 22 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 21 (0.61%) NUnit
10 15 (0.44%) JUnit
11 14 (0.41%) Hudson
11 14 (0.41%) Ant
12 13 (0.38%) Artifactory
12 13 (0.38%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.35%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.35%) Selenium
14 10 (0.29%) FindBugs
15 9 (0.26%) NetBeans
15 9 (0.26%) MSTest
General
1 1562 (45.43%) Finance
2 1176 (34.21%) Banking
3 771 (22.43%) Investment Banking
4 336 (9.77%) Back Office
5 119 (3.46%) Financial Institution
6 83 (2.41%) Retail
7 53 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 51 (1.48%) Marketing
9 48 (1.40%) Legal
10 37 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.41%) Music Industry
12 12 (0.35%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.35%) Games
13 10 (0.29%) Billing
14 9 (0.26%) German Language
15 8 (0.23%) Military
16 7 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.20%) Advertising
16 7 (0.20%) French Language
17 6 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1656 (48.17%) Developer
2 868 (25.25%) Analyst
3 588 (17.10%) Java Developer
4 445 (12.94%) Support Analyst
5 436 (12.68%) C# Developer
6 404 (11.75%) Applications Support
7 326 (9.48%) Business Analyst
8 197 (5.73%) Applications Support Analyst
9 157 (4.57%) C++ Developer
10 156 (4.54%) Front Office Developer
11 151 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 106 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 91 (2.65%) Junior
14 85 (2.47%) Programmer
14 85 (2.47%) Quantitative Developer
15 82 (2.39%) .NET Developer
15 82 (2.39%) Consultant
16 81 (2.36%) WPF Developer
17 80 (2.33%) Excel Developer
18 79 (2.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (14.69%) .NET
2 312 (9.08%) WPF
3 225 (6.54%) FIX Protocol
4 178 (5.18%) Spring
5 159 (4.62%) WCF
6 141 (4.10%) XML
7 126 (3.66%) HTML
8 120 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 105 (3.05%) WinForms
10 99 (2.88%) Middleware
11 92 (2.68%) Hibernate
12 78 (2.27%) JMS
13 77 (2.24%) .NET Framework
14 73 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 73 (2.12%) HTML5
15 72 (2.09%) Rendezvous
16 70 (2.04%) J2EE
17 58 (1.69%) REST
18 54 (1.57%) SOAP
19 53 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 660 (19.20%) Derivative
2 659 (19.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 658 (19.14%) Fixed Income
4 477 (13.87%) Equities
5 386 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
6 329 (9.57%) Computer Science
7 242 (7.04%) Hedge funds
8 151 (4.39%) Equity Derivative
9 150 (4.36%) Mathematics
10 114 (3.32%) Credit Risk
11 98 (2.85%) Algorithms
12 88 (2.56%) Market Risk
13 83 (2.41%) Data Structures
14 64 (1.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 61 (1.77%) Credit Derivative
16 58 (1.69%) Management Information System
17 57 (1.66%) Open Source
18 55 (1.60%) N-Tier
19 53 (1.54%) Physics
20 52 (1.51%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 702 (20.42%) UNIX
2 476 (13.85%) Linux
3 428 (12.45%) Windows
4 47 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 37 (1.08%) Solaris
6 28 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.26%) Android
11 6 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.058%) AIX
13 2 (0.058%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.029%) Debian
14 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.029%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.029%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (15.18%) Multithreading
3 382 (11.11%) OO
4 358 (10.41%) Low Latency
5 275 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 269 (7.82%) Asset Management
7 237 (6.89%) ITIL
8 227 (6.60%) TDD
9 206 (5.99%) Electronic Trading
10 201 (5.85%) Business Analysis
11 198 (5.76%) Analytics
12 185 (5.38%) Software Engineering
13 169 (4.92%) Investment Management
14 167 (4.86%) Algorithmic Trading
15 154 (4.48%) Project Management
16 125 (3.64%) OOD
17 124 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 112 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
19 110 (3.20%) Mentoring
20 106 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1202 (34.96%) SQL
2 1060 (30.83%) Java
3 905 (26.32%) C#
4 468 (13.61%) C++
5 315 (9.16%) Python
6 260 (7.56%) VBA
7 248 (7.21%) Perl
8 179 (5.21%) JavaScript
9 103 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 71 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 65 (1.89%) C
12 55 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 54 (1.57%) Scala
14 52 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 45 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 39 (1.13%) VBScript
17 37 (1.08%) VB
17 37 (1.08%) Delphi
18 24 (0.70%) Groovy
19 15 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 523 (15.21%) Degree
2 21 (0.61%) PhD
2 21 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (0.55%) PMP
3 19 (0.55%) PMI Certification
4 18 (0.52%) ISEB
5 17 (0.49%) MCP
5 17 (0.49%) MCSE
5 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.15%) CFA
8 3 (0.087%) MBA
8 3 (0.087%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.087%) CCNA
9 2 (0.058%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.058%) ACCA
10 1 (0.029%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.029%) CIMA
10 1 (0.029%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (3.72%) QA
2 58 (1.69%) SLA
3 21 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.52%) EMIR
5 14 (0.41%) Basel III
6 13 (0.38%) CRD IV
7 12 (0.35%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.17%) FATCA
10 5 (0.15%) COREP
10 5 (0.15%) MiFID
11 4 (0.12%) Basel II
11 4 (0.12%) FINREP
12 1 (0.029%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 49 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.61%) IMail Server
3 9 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.20%) ClearTrust
6 4 (0.12%) XenApp
7 3 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.029%) GridGain
8 1 (0.029%) Docker
8 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (0.49%) Puppet
2 16 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.41%) Ansible
4 12 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.17%) Control-M
7 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.12%) Netcool
9 3 (0.087%) RTView
9 3 (0.087%) OpenView
9 3 (0.087%) Nagios
10 2 (0.058%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.058%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.029%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.029%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.029%) Salt
11 1 (0.029%) WSUS
11 1 (0.029%) SCCM
11 1 (0.029%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 396 (11.52%) Oracle
2 333 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 229 (6.66%) Sybase
4 180 (5.24%) Bloomberg
5 161 (4.68%) TIBCO
6 84 (2.44%) Charles River
7 79 (2.30%) ION Trading
8 78 (2.27%) thinkFolio
9 74 (2.15%) Reuters
10 72 (2.09%) Fidessa
11 62 (1.80%) Calypso
12 59 (1.72%) Murex
13 48 (1.40%) Informatica
14 47 (1.37%) DataSynapse
14 47 (1.37%) 29West
15 45 (1.31%) SAP
16 43 (1.25%) IBM
17 31 (0.90%) FactSet
18 28 (0.81%) Business Objects
19 26 (0.76%) Huawei
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Performance Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago