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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 159 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-48 0
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1903 2491 2853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.78% 2.50% 2.58%
As % of the General category 4.08% 5.52% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 2035 2461
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
46636 45098 50189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.73% 45.29% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36434 36260 42100
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -19 1753 £72,500 - 229
South East +44 86 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -7 27 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England -17 10 £55,000 +74.60%
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 -
North West -11 9 £50,000 +17.64%
South West -38 4 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Yorkshire -45 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1717 (42.74%) Finance
2 1493 (37.17%) SQL
3 1404 (34.95%) Java
4 1277 (31.79%) Banking
5 1020 (25.39%) C#
6 875 (21.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 838 (20.86%) UNIX
8 821 (20.44%) Investment Banking
9 802 (19.97%) Derivative
10 779 (19.39%) Degree
10 779 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
11 727 (18.10%) Multithreading
12 680 (16.93%) Equities
13 668 (16.63%) Fixed Income
14 610 (15.19%) SQL Server
15 590 (14.69%) .NET
16 583 (14.51%) C++
17 582 (14.49%) Linux
18 572 (14.24%) Low Latency
19 499 (12.42%) Computer Science
20 487 (12.12%) OO
21 447 (11.13%) Python
21 447 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
22 430 (10.70%) Windows
23 413 (10.28%) Oracle
24 395 (9.83%) WPF
25 393 (9.78%) Risk Management
26 360 (8.96%) Back Office
27 348 (8.66%) Hedge funds
28 331 (8.24%) Electronic Trading

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 58 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
2 50 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
3 47 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 35 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (0.75%) GemFire
6 29 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 20 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 18 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.42%) Apache
9 17 (0.42%) IIS
10 12 (0.30%) Confluence
11 11 (0.27%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.20%) Node.js
14 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.17%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.12%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.100%) CMS
Applications
1 257 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 97 (2.41%) MS Office
3 26 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.40%) MS Project
7 7 (0.17%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 45 (1.12%) LatentZero
2 41 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 35 (0.87%) RMDS
4 26 (0.65%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.27%) Kondor+
6 11 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
6 11 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.22%) Endur
8 8 (0.20%) Summit
9 7 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
10 6 (0.15%) Front Arena
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.100%) LongView
13 3 (0.075%) Global One
13 3 (0.075%) Minerva
13 3 (0.075%) Sentinel
13 3 (0.075%) TRIRIGA
14 2 (0.050%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 105 (2.61%) SaaS
2 9 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.075%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.075%) GitHub
3 3 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.64%) Internet
2 62 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 52 (1.29%) SMTP
4 34 (0.85%) Firewall
5 25 (0.62%) FTP
6 20 (0.50%) HTTP
7 12 (0.30%) DHCP
8 11 (0.27%) DNS
8 11 (0.27%) Multicast
9 7 (0.17%) LDAP
10 6 (0.15%) SSL
10 6 (0.15%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.12%) SAN
11 5 (0.12%) VPN
11 5 (0.12%) LAN
11 5 (0.12%) VoIP
12 4 (0.100%) Intranet
12 4 (0.100%) Wireless
13 3 (0.075%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 610 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 174 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 119 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (2.59%) KDB
5 96 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (1.62%) Big Data
8 64 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (1.52%) MySQL
10 57 (1.42%) DB2
11 51 (1.27%) QlikView
12 43 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.02%) Data Mining
13 41 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (0.82%) MongoDB
16 31 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
17 28 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 26 (0.65%) OLAP
19 25 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (2.32%) Subversion
2 80 (1.99%) Eclipse
3 51 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.22%) Maven
5 48 (1.19%) JIRA
6 41 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 36 (0.90%) JUnit
8 30 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 29 (0.72%) NetBeans
10 26 (0.65%) NUnit
11 24 (0.60%) Git (software)
12 18 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 18 (0.45%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.42%) Selenium
14 15 (0.37%) LoadRunner
15 12 (0.30%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.27%) jMock
17 10 (0.25%) TestComplete
18 9 (0.22%) Ant
19 8 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1717 (42.74%) Finance
2 1277 (31.79%) Banking
3 821 (20.44%) Investment Banking
4 360 (8.96%) Back Office
5 99 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 88 (2.19%) Retail
7 62 (1.54%) Legal
8 59 (1.47%) Marketing
9 57 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 32 (0.80%) Games
10 32 (0.80%) German Language
11 30 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 29 (0.72%) Music Industry
13 24 (0.60%) Dutch Language
14 12 (0.30%) Advertising
15 9 (0.22%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.15%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.12%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.100%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2032 (50.59%) Developer
2 965 (24.02%) Analyst
3 761 (18.94%) Java Developer
4 481 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 412 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 403 (10.03%) Support Analyst
7 390 (9.71%) Applications Support
8 231 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 207 (5.15%) C++ Developer
10 196 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
11 183 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
12 134 (3.34%) Junior
13 129 (3.21%) Consultant
14 112 (2.79%) WPF Developer
15 110 (2.74%) Python Developer
16 108 (2.69%) Project Manager
17 100 (2.49%) Excel Developer
18 96 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 94 (2.34%) Team Leader
20 93 (2.32%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (14.69%) .NET
2 395 (9.83%) WPF
3 237 (5.90%) Spring
4 196 (4.88%) WCF
5 171 (4.26%) XML
6 160 (3.98%) HTML
7 147 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
8 145 (3.61%) Middleware
9 118 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 105 (2.61%) Rendezvous
11 101 (2.51%) WinForms
12 99 (2.46%) .NET Framework
13 96 (2.39%) JMS
14 86 (2.14%) Hibernate
15 83 (2.07%) J2EE
15 83 (2.07%) CSS
16 72 (1.79%) JSP
16 72 (1.79%) Servlets
16 72 (1.79%) HTML5
17 61 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 875 (21.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 802 (19.97%) Derivative
3 680 (16.93%) Equities
4 668 (16.63%) Fixed Income
5 499 (12.42%) Computer Science
6 447 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
7 348 (8.66%) Hedge funds
8 305 (7.59%) Mathematics
9 201 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
10 130 (3.24%) Credit Risk
11 108 (2.69%) Physics
12 106 (2.64%) Market Risk
13 87 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 73 (1.82%) Open Source
15 67 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
16 55 (1.37%) Reference Data
17 52 (1.29%) N-Tier
18 44 (1.10%) Grid Computing
19 43 (1.07%) Client/Server
20 35 (0.87%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 838 (20.86%) UNIX
2 582 (14.49%) Linux
3 430 (10.70%) Windows
4 64 (1.59%) Solaris
5 34 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 27 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.075%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.075%) Android
11 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.050%) AIX
12 1 (0.025%) HPUX
12 1 (0.025%) Debian
12 1 (0.025%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.025%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (18.10%) Multithreading
3 572 (14.24%) Low Latency
4 487 (12.12%) OO
5 393 (9.78%) Risk Management
6 331 (8.24%) Electronic Trading
7 317 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 287 (7.14%) TDD
9 265 (6.60%) Software Engineering
10 261 (6.50%) Business Analysis
11 252 (6.27%) Investment Management
12 245 (6.10%) Algorithmic Trading
13 242 (6.02%) Analytics
14 232 (5.78%) Project Management
15 164 (4.08%) ITIL
16 147 (3.66%) E-Commerce
17 133 (3.31%) CRM
17 133 (3.31%) Mentoring
18 127 (3.16%) Migration
19 125 (3.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1493 (37.17%) SQL
2 1404 (34.95%) Java
3 1020 (25.39%) C#
4 583 (14.51%) C++
5 447 (11.13%) Python
6 322 (8.02%) VBA
6 322 (8.02%) Perl
7 192 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 126 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 103 (2.56%) C
10 88 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 70 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 68 (1.69%) Scala
13 41 (1.02%) Delphi
14 34 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 34 (0.85%) VBScript
15 32 (0.80%) VB
16 28 (0.70%) Ruby
17 23 (0.57%) PowerShell
17 23 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 779 (19.39%) Degree
2 51 (1.27%) PhD
3 34 (0.85%) ISEB
4 32 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 31 (0.77%) CFA
6 30 (0.75%) PMP
7 26 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.100%) OCA
10 4 (0.100%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.100%) MCSE
10 4 (0.100%) MOS
11 3 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.075%) CCNA
11 3 (0.075%) MCP
12 2 (0.050%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.050%) CISA
12 2 (0.050%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (4.58%) QA
2 37 (0.92%) SLA
3 22 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 21 (0.52%) EMIR
5 11 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.25%) MiFID
7 7 (0.17%) FATCA
7 7 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.075%) COREP
10 2 (0.050%) UCITS
10 2 (0.050%) Basel III
10 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.025%) Basel II
11 1 (0.025%) FINREP
11 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
System Software
1 52 (1.29%) IMail Server
2 33 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 7 (0.17%) ClearTrust
7 2 (0.050%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.050%) XenApp
8 1 (0.025%) vSphere
8 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.025%) Docker
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
2 23 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.20%) Control-M
5 5 (0.12%) Puppet
5 5 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.100%) Ansible
7 3 (0.075%) Nagios
8 2 (0.050%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.050%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.050%) SCCM
8 2 (0.050%) OpenView
9 1 (0.025%) Salt
9 1 (0.025%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.025%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.025%) SCOM
9 1 (0.025%) WSUS
9 1 (0.025%) Foglight
9 1 (0.025%) Netcool
Vendors
1 413 (10.28%) Oracle
2 306 (7.62%) Sybase
3 288 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 204 (5.08%) Bloomberg
5 172 (4.28%) TIBCO
6 112 (2.79%) Fidessa
7 99 (2.46%) thinkFolio
8 94 (2.34%) 29West
8 94 (2.34%) Reuters
9 87 (2.17%) Charles River
10 65 (1.62%) Informatica
10 65 (1.62%) Murex
11 52 (1.29%) ION Trading
12 49 (1.22%) IBM
13 48 (1.19%) Calypso
14 40 (1.00%) SunGard
15 35 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 33 (0.82%) Business Objects
17 29 (0.72%) Jaspersoft
18 24 (0.60%) DataSynapse
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100k package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k (multiple roles) + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
WEX Europe
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Cash Allowance + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: Yesterday