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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 200 151 127
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -24
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1520 2016 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.93% 2.23%
As % of the General category 3.43% 4.38% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1631 1904
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
44258 45998 44732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.11% 44.14% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35184 36107 36038
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 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 27 March 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 -16 1425 £70,000 -3.44% 226
South East +5 61 £47,500 +58.33% 8
East of England +16 13 £35,000 +27.27%
West Midlands -38 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North West +12 5 £50,000 +143.90% 4
South West -19 5 £32,250 -52.22% 4
Yorkshire +4 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1495 (46.60%) Finance
2 1086 (33.85%) Banking
3 1082 (33.73%) SQL
4 968 (30.17%) Java
5 867 (27.03%) C#
6 745 (23.22%) Investment Banking
7 666 (20.76%) Derivative
8 640 (19.95%) Fixed Income
9 530 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 529 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
11 526 (16.40%) UNIX
12 511 (15.93%) Degree
13 510 (15.90%) Multithreading
14 506 (15.77%) SQL Server
15 496 (15.46%) .NET
16 449 (14.00%) Equities
17 421 (13.12%) C++
18 399 (12.44%) Linux
19 395 (12.31%) Windows
20 393 (12.25%) Oracle
21 375 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
22 365 (11.38%) Microsoft
23 356 (11.10%) Back Office
24 328 (10.22%) Low Latency
25 323 (10.07%) OO
26 300 (9.35%) WPF
27 298 (9.29%) Python
28 290 (9.04%) Asset Management
29 287 (8.95%) Computer Science
30 268 (8.35%) Risk Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (1.78%) TIBCO EMS
2 52 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
3 36 (1.12%) JBoss
3 36 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 25 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 23 (0.72%) Node.js
6 22 (0.69%) Apache
7 20 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.59%) GemFire
8 19 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 19 (0.59%) Confluence
9 16 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (0.34%) IIS
12 10 (0.31%) nginx
12 10 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.19%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 196 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.68%) MS Office
3 29 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.19%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.094%) MS Project
8 2 (0.062%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 93 (2.90%) thinkFolio
2 41 (1.28%) ION MarketView
3 40 (1.25%) RMDS
4 38 (1.18%) LatentZero
5 35 (1.09%) SAP CRM
6 32 (1.00%) Markit EDM
7 22 (0.69%) Endur
8 16 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
10 14 (0.44%) SAP ERP
11 13 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
11 13 (0.41%) SAP SM
12 10 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
13 7 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 6 (0.19%) Sage CRM
14 6 (0.19%) Kondor+
14 6 (0.19%) LongView
15 5 (0.16%) Adaptiv
15 5 (0.16%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 86 (2.68%) SaaS
2 10 (0.31%) GitHub
2 10 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.094%) Force.com
3 3 (0.094%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.65%) Internet
2 42 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 25 (0.78%) SMTP
4 21 (0.65%) FTP
5 18 (0.56%) Firewall
6 17 (0.53%) WAN
7 11 (0.34%) LAN
8 8 (0.25%) VoIP
9 7 (0.22%) HTTP
9 7 (0.22%) SSL
10 5 (0.16%) SAN
10 5 (0.16%) DNS
10 5 (0.16%) DHCP
10 5 (0.16%) Network Security
11 4 (0.12%) SNMP
11 4 (0.12%) Intranet
12 3 (0.094%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.094%) Multicast
12 3 (0.094%) VLAN
13 2 (0.062%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.43%) Relational Database
3 87 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.18%) RDBMS
5 68 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 47 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (1.25%) KDB
10 36 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 35 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (1.03%) DB2
13 32 (1.00%) QlikView
14 29 (0.90%) Big Data
15 26 (0.81%) OLAP
16 24 (0.75%) MySQL
16 24 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (1.90%) Subversion
2 47 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 43 (1.34%) Maven
4 40 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 35 (1.09%) JIRA
6 29 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 24 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 22 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.62%) JUnit
10 17 (0.53%) NUnit
11 15 (0.47%) MSTest
12 14 (0.44%) Ant
12 14 (0.44%) Hudson
13 13 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.31%) FindBugs
14 10 (0.31%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.28%) Moq
16 8 (0.25%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.22%) WebDriver
17 7 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 1495 (46.60%) Finance
2 1086 (33.85%) Banking
3 745 (23.22%) Investment Banking
4 356 (11.10%) Back Office
5 151 (4.71%) Financial Institution
6 89 (2.77%) Retail
7 70 (2.18%) Marketing
8 59 (1.84%) Retail Banking
9 57 (1.78%) Legal
10 30 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.50%) Games
11 16 (0.50%) Private Banking
12 15 (0.47%) French Language
13 14 (0.44%) German Language
14 13 (0.41%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.28%) Billing
17 8 (0.25%) Dutch Language
18 6 (0.19%) Italian Language
19 5 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1547 (48.22%) Developer
2 833 (25.97%) Analyst
3 560 (17.46%) Java Developer
4 438 (13.65%) C# Developer
5 417 (13.00%) Support Analyst
6 387 (12.06%) Applications Support
7 304 (9.48%) Business Analyst
8 189 (5.89%) Applications Support Analyst
9 146 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 125 (3.90%) C++ Developer
11 123 (3.83%) Front Office Developer
12 105 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (2.90%) Consultant
14 87 (2.71%) .NET Developer
15 83 (2.59%) Programmer
16 79 (2.46%) Quantitative Developer
17 69 (2.15%) Project Manager
18 63 (1.96%) Desktop Support
18 63 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
19 62 (1.93%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (15.46%) .NET
2 300 (9.35%) WPF
3 205 (6.39%) FIX Protocol
4 181 (5.64%) WCF
5 169 (5.27%) XML
6 152 (4.74%) Spring
7 117 (3.65%) ASP.NET
8 115 (3.58%) HTML
9 98 (3.05%) WinForms
10 86 (2.68%) Middleware
11 80 (2.49%) Web Services
12 78 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 74 (2.31%) .NET Framework
14 70 (2.18%) JMS
15 64 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (1.96%) SOAP
17 61 (1.90%) J2EE
18 55 (1.71%) HTML5
19 50 (1.56%) REST
20 48 (1.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 666 (20.76%) Derivative
2 640 (19.95%) Fixed Income
3 530 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 449 (14.00%) Equities
5 375 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
6 287 (8.95%) Computer Science
7 252 (7.86%) Hedge funds
8 155 (4.83%) Equity Derivative
9 131 (4.08%) Mathematics
10 100 (3.12%) Credit Risk
11 85 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 85 (2.65%) Algorithms
12 66 (2.06%) Market Risk
13 65 (2.03%) Credit Derivative
14 64 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 62 (1.93%) Blackberry
16 59 (1.84%) N-Tier
17 54 (1.68%) Management Information System
17 54 (1.68%) Spread Betting
18 50 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 526 (16.40%) UNIX
2 399 (12.44%) Linux
3 395 (12.31%) Windows
4 68 (2.12%) Windows 7
5 30 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (0.78%) Solaris
7 15 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.28%) Android
10 6 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.062%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.062%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.062%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.031%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (15.90%) Multithreading
3 328 (10.22%) Low Latency
4 323 (10.07%) OO
5 290 (9.04%) Asset Management
6 268 (8.35%) Risk Management
7 238 (7.42%) TDD
8 218 (6.80%) ITIL
8 218 (6.80%) Investment Management
9 204 (6.36%) Business Analysis
10 203 (6.33%) Analytics
11 178 (5.55%) Algorithmic Trading
12 165 (5.14%) Project Management
13 162 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
14 150 (4.68%) Software Engineering
15 133 (4.15%) CRM
15 133 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 120 (3.74%) OOD
17 108 (3.37%) Unit Testing
18 104 (3.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1082 (33.73%) SQL
2 968 (30.17%) Java
3 867 (27.03%) C#
4 421 (13.12%) C++
5 298 (9.29%) Python
6 258 (8.04%) VBA
7 191 (5.95%) Perl
8 166 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 114 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 64 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 62 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 62 (1.93%) Scala
12 61 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 50 (1.56%) C
14 31 (0.97%) VB
15 28 (0.87%) VBScript
16 25 (0.78%) Delphi
17 23 (0.72%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.65%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 511 (15.93%) Degree
2 50 (1.56%) MCP
2 50 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.53%) MCSE
4 37 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 36 (1.12%) PMP
6 34 (1.06%) PhD
7 18 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.34%) ISEB
9 9 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.16%) MBA
12 4 (0.12%) CCNA
12 4 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.094%) ACCA
13 3 (0.094%) CFA
14 2 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.031%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.031%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.031%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.21%) QA
2 56 (1.75%) SLA
3 25 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (0.69%) EMIR
5 19 (0.59%) CRD IV
6 18 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.50%) Basel III
7 16 (0.50%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.31%) COREP
9 10 (0.31%) FINREP
10 7 (0.22%) FATCA
11 5 (0.16%) RosettaNet
11 5 (0.16%) MiFID
11 5 (0.16%) Basel II
12 1 (0.031%) GAAP
12 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.031%) AIFMD
System Software
1 80 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.65%) IMail Server
3 11 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.094%) XenApp
5 3 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.031%) GridGain
7 1 (0.031%) Varnish
7 1 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.031%) Xen
7 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.37%) Puppet
2 11 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.31%) Ansible
4 7 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.19%) WSUS
6 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.12%) Control-M
7 3 (0.094%) Nagios
7 3 (0.094%) Netcool
7 3 (0.094%) SCCM
7 3 (0.094%) RTView
8 2 (0.062%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.031%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.031%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.031%) OpenView
Vendors
1 393 (12.25%) Oracle
2 365 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 192 (5.99%) Sybase
4 156 (4.86%) Bloomberg
5 140 (4.36%) TIBCO
6 81 (2.52%) Charles River
6 81 (2.52%) ION Trading
7 61 (1.90%) Fidessa
8 59 (1.84%) Reuters
9 58 (1.81%) SAP
10 51 (1.59%) ServiceNow
11 45 (1.40%) Murex
12 44 (1.37%) 29West
13 40 (1.25%) Informatica
14 37 (1.15%) IBM
15 36 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (0.94%) DataSynapse
16 30 (0.94%) FactSet
17 28 (0.87%) Calypso
18 27 (0.84%) SunGard
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus and good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to 90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + £1,250 Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday