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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 169 158 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -39
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1877 2046 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.86% 2.42%
As % of the General category 4.14% 4.19% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1748 2095
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £73,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.76%
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
45382 48834 44221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.54% 44.36% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36458 38467 35637
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 1750 £70,000 - 206
South East +7 75 £25,000 -28.57% 5
East of England +19 21 £26,250 -59.61% 2
West Midlands 0 19 £38,000 -10.58%
East Midlands +7 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West -10 5 £40,000 -34.69% 4
South West - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1570 (44.92%) Finance
2 1270 (36.34%) SQL
3 1090 (31.19%) Banking
4 992 (28.38%) Java
5 927 (26.52%) C#
6 847 (24.23%) Derivative
7 741 (21.20%) Investment Banking
8 633 (18.11%) UNIX
9 615 (17.60%) SQL Server
10 606 (17.34%) Fixed Income
11 594 (17.00%) Degree
12 589 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
13 585 (16.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 552 (15.79%) Equities
15 541 (15.48%) .NET
16 519 (14.85%) Multithreading
17 471 (13.48%) Linux
18 456 (13.05%) Oracle
19 421 (12.05%) Windows
20 416 (11.90%) C++
21 413 (11.82%) Python
22 410 (11.73%) Computer Science
23 404 (11.56%) Back Office
24 379 (10.84%) Low Latency
24 379 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
25 372 (10.64%) Microsoft
26 361 (10.33%) WPF
27 339 (9.70%) Asset Management
28 327 (9.36%) Hedge funds
29 325 (9.30%) Risk Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 30 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 28 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 26 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 24 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 23 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.60%) Node.js
7 20 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 16 (0.46%) JBoss
9 15 (0.43%) Apache
10 14 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.31%) SugarCRM
12 10 (0.29%) GemFire
12 10 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.29%) IIS
13 7 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.17%) SAS
14 6 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 269 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 111 (3.18%) MS Office
3 23 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.086%) MS Project
8 2 (0.057%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 109 (3.12%) thinkFolio
2 55 (1.57%) Markit EDM
3 44 (1.26%) ION MarketView
4 40 (1.14%) RMDS
4 40 (1.14%) LatentZero
5 31 (0.89%) Endur
6 26 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
7 21 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.54%) SAP CRM
9 16 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.31%) Sage CRM
11 10 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
12 6 (0.17%) Adaptiv
13 5 (0.14%) Kondor+
13 5 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
13 5 (0.14%) Capstone
14 4 (0.11%) SAP SRM
14 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
14 4 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.00%) SaaS
2 4 (0.11%) Force.com
2 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.11%) Office 365
3 2 (0.057%) IaaS
3 2 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.029%) Boomi
4 1 (0.029%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.49%) Internet
2 63 (1.80%) SMTP
3 56 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.94%) FTP
5 30 (0.86%) WAN
6 25 (0.72%) LAN
7 18 (0.52%) Firewall
8 16 (0.46%) VoIP
8 16 (0.46%) DNS
9 10 (0.29%) SSL
9 10 (0.29%) DHCP
9 10 (0.29%) SNMP
9 10 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (0.20%) SAN
11 6 (0.17%) VLAN
12 5 (0.14%) Intranet
13 4 (0.11%) VPN
13 4 (0.11%) HTTP
13 4 (0.11%) Network Security
13 4 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 188 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 160 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (2.55%) RDBMS
5 88 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 67 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.46%) KDB
10 46 (1.32%) Big Data
11 45 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 36 (1.03%) MySQL
14 35 (1.00%) OLAP
14 35 (1.00%) Hadoop
15 29 (0.83%) MongoDB
16 27 (0.77%) DB2
17 24 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 43 (1.23%) Maven
2 43 (1.23%) TeamCity
3 41 (1.17%) Subversion
4 38 (1.09%) JUnit
5 35 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (0.92%) NUnit
7 29 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 29 (0.83%) Moq
8 23 (0.66%) Git (software)
9 17 (0.49%) JIRA
9 17 (0.49%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.43%) Selenium
10 15 (0.43%) JBehave
10 15 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.34%) MSTest
11 12 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (0.31%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.26%) Gradle
13 9 (0.26%) FitNesse
General
1 1570 (44.92%) Finance
2 1090 (31.19%) Banking
3 741 (21.20%) Investment Banking
4 404 (11.56%) Back Office
5 148 (4.23%) Financial Institution
6 146 (4.18%) Retail
7 86 (2.46%) Retail Banking
8 74 (2.12%) Legal
9 56 (1.60%) Marketing
10 28 (0.80%) Games
11 26 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 20 (0.57%) German Language
13 18 (0.52%) Private Banking
14 16 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
15 15 (0.43%) Dutch Language
16 13 (0.37%) French Language
17 7 (0.20%) Publishing
18 6 (0.17%) Local Government
19 5 (0.14%) Music Industry
20 4 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1607 (45.98%) Developer
2 952 (27.24%) Analyst
3 502 (14.36%) Java Developer
4 450 (12.88%) Applications Support
5 448 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 446 (12.76%) Support Analyst
7 319 (9.13%) Business Analyst
8 208 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
9 191 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 157 (4.49%) C++ Developer
11 126 (3.61%) Front Office Developer
12 119 (3.40%) Consultant
13 93 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 91 (2.60%) .NET Developer
15 84 (2.40%) Project Manager
16 82 (2.35%) Quantitative Developer
17 81 (2.32%) Programmer
17 81 (2.32%) Excel Developer
18 74 (2.12%) Senior C# Developer
18 74 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (15.48%) .NET
2 361 (10.33%) WPF
3 267 (7.64%) FIX Protocol
4 201 (5.75%) WCF
5 189 (5.41%) XML
6 172 (4.92%) HTML
7 143 (4.09%) ASP.NET
8 139 (3.98%) Spring
9 124 (3.55%) Web Services
10 107 (3.06%) HTML5
11 105 (3.00%) Middleware
12 90 (2.58%) WinForms
13 86 (2.46%) AngularJS
14 82 (2.35%) .NET Framework
15 70 (2.00%) SOAP
16 69 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (1.75%) CSS
18 58 (1.66%) JMS
19 57 (1.63%) REST
20 55 (1.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 847 (24.23%) Derivative
2 606 (17.34%) Fixed Income
3 585 (16.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 552 (15.79%) Equities
5 410 (11.73%) Computer Science
6 379 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
7 327 (9.36%) Hedge funds
8 206 (5.89%) Equity Derivative
9 199 (5.69%) Mathematics
10 130 (3.72%) Data Structures
11 126 (3.61%) Algorithms
12 102 (2.92%) Credit Risk
13 78 (2.23%) Credit Derivative
14 76 (2.17%) Management Information System
15 73 (2.09%) Physics
16 62 (1.77%) Blackberry
17 61 (1.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 59 (1.69%) Market Risk
19 42 (1.20%) User Experience
20 40 (1.14%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 633 (18.11%) UNIX
2 471 (13.48%) Linux
3 421 (12.05%) Windows
4 86 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 18 (0.52%) Solaris
7 11 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.14%) Android
10 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.057%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.029%) AIX
12 1 (0.029%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (14.85%) Multithreading
3 379 (10.84%) Low Latency
4 339 (9.70%) Asset Management
5 325 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 302 (8.64%) OO
7 274 (7.84%) Investment Management
8 269 (7.70%) TDD
9 250 (7.15%) Analytics
10 226 (6.47%) ITIL
11 221 (6.32%) Business Analysis
12 208 (5.95%) Electronic Trading
13 180 (5.15%) Project Management
13 180 (5.15%) SDLC
14 175 (5.01%) Algorithmic Trading
15 163 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 144 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 137 (3.92%) Service Delivery
18 126 (3.61%) CRM
19 118 (3.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1270 (36.34%) SQL
2 992 (28.38%) Java
3 927 (26.52%) C#
4 416 (11.90%) C++
5 413 (11.82%) Python
6 267 (7.64%) VBA
7 239 (6.84%) Perl
8 218 (6.24%) JavaScript
9 157 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 101 (2.89%) Scala
11 92 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 53 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 48 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 46 (1.32%) C
15 42 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 33 (0.94%) VB
17 30 (0.86%) Haskell
18 15 (0.43%) F#
19 13 (0.37%) VB.NET
20 11 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 594 (17.00%) Degree
2 59 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 56 (1.60%) PMP
4 50 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (1.40%) MCP
6 48 (1.37%) MCSE
7 47 (1.34%) PhD
8 19 (0.54%) ISEB
9 10 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.23%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.20%) CCNA
12 7 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.086%) MBA
14 3 (0.086%) IIBA
15 2 (0.057%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.057%) ACCA
15 2 (0.057%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.35%) QA
2 34 (0.97%) SLA
3 32 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 28 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.72%) CRD IV
6 24 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 22 (0.63%) EMIR
8 14 (0.40%) MiFID
9 10 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.23%) Basel III
11 6 (0.17%) FATCA
11 6 (0.17%) COREP
11 6 (0.17%) FINREP
12 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
12 4 (0.11%) Basel II
13 2 (0.057%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.029%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.029%) GAAP
14 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.52%) IMail Server
3 18 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.057%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.057%) vSphere
7 1 (0.029%) Varnish
7 1 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.029%) HDFS
7 1 (0.029%) Xen
7 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.26%) Control-M
3 6 (0.17%) WSUS
4 5 (0.14%) SCCM
5 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.11%) Nagios
6 3 (0.086%) Oozie
7 1 (0.029%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.029%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.029%) OpenView
7 1 (0.029%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.029%) Puppet
7 1 (0.029%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 456 (13.05%) Oracle
2 372 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 228 (6.52%) Sybase
4 132 (3.78%) Bloomberg
5 113 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 82 (2.35%) Charles River
7 76 (2.17%) Reuters
8 70 (2.00%) ION Trading
9 68 (1.95%) Fidessa
10 61 (1.75%) Murex
11 58 (1.66%) ServiceNow
12 40 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.00%) SimCorp
14 33 (0.94%) SAP
15 32 (0.92%) Solace
16 29 (0.83%) Informatica
17 28 (0.80%) HP
17 28 (0.80%) Sophis
18 27 (0.77%) VMware
19 26 (0.74%) OpenLink
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