The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 153 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 2023 2496 3247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 2.45% 2.92%
As % of the General category 4.16% 5.53% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 2062 2802
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48573 45101 50011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.17% 44.27% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38143 35945 42592
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Front Office
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -17 1904 £72,500 - 223
South East +8 77 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +13 17 £50,000 +21.21% 1
North West +2 9 £42,500 - 1
East of England -10 9 £65,000 +108.00% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1782 (44.03%) Finance
2 1505 (37.19%) SQL
3 1445 (35.71%) Java
4 1284 (31.73%) Banking
5 1126 (27.82%) C#
6 896 (22.14%) Derivative
7 872 (21.55%) Degree
8 829 (20.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 819 (20.24%) Investment Banking
10 785 (19.40%) Equities
11 776 (19.17%) UNIX
12 748 (18.48%) Multithreading
13 712 (17.59%) Fixed Income
14 678 (16.75%) .NET
15 650 (16.06%) SQL Server
16 596 (14.73%) Linux
17 583 (14.41%) C++
18 536 (13.24%) Low Latency
19 516 (12.75%) Computer Science
20 480 (11.86%) WPF
21 453 (11.19%) Python
22 452 (11.17%) OO
23 436 (10.77%) Oracle
24 417 (10.30%) Windows
25 414 (10.23%) Hedge funds
26 403 (9.96%) Back Office
27 401 (9.91%) Risk Management
28 365 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
29 354 (8.75%) Asset Management
30 337 (8.33%) Microsoft

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.21%) WebSphere
3 47 (1.16%) TIBCO EMS
4 36 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 24 (0.59%) Apache
7 23 (0.57%) IIS
8 19 (0.47%) GemFire
8 19 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 18 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 16 (0.40%) Confluence
11 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.32%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.22%) Node.js
15 8 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.15%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
17 3 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 259 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 123 (3.04%) MS Office
3 36 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.49%) MS Project
6 7 (0.17%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.049%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 70 (1.73%) LatentZero
2 61 (1.51%) Markit EDM
3 29 (0.72%) RMDS
4 22 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.32%) Kondor+
5 13 (0.32%) Front Arena
5 13 (0.32%) Summit
6 12 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.25%) Endur
8 8 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.17%) Adaptiv
9 7 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.099%) Global One
11 4 (0.099%) Eikon
12 3 (0.074%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 3 (0.074%) LongView
12 3 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.049%) Brady Trinity
13 2 (0.049%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.30%) SaaS
2 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.35%) Internet
2 81 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 45 (1.11%) SMTP
4 32 (0.79%) HTTP
5 21 (0.52%) FTP
6 20 (0.49%) Firewall
7 14 (0.35%) SAN
7 14 (0.35%) DHCP
8 12 (0.30%) NAS
9 9 (0.22%) DNS
10 7 (0.17%) Multicast
11 6 (0.15%) Intranet
11 6 (0.15%) InfiniBand
12 5 (0.12%) VoIP
12 5 (0.12%) LDAP
12 5 (0.12%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.099%) BGP
14 3 (0.074%) VPN
14 3 (0.074%) LAN
14 3 (0.074%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 145 (3.58%) Relational Database
3 137 (3.39%) KDB
4 125 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (1.46%) MySQL
8 57 (1.41%) Big Data
9 50 (1.24%) DB2
10 43 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 38 (0.94%) QlikView
12 35 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (0.86%) Data Mining
13 34 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 33 (0.82%) Hadoop
15 31 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (0.72%) NoSQL
17 20 (0.49%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 86 (2.13%) Subversion
2 84 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 71 (1.75%) JUnit
4 55 (1.36%) Maven
5 54 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 49 (1.21%) JIRA
8 44 (1.09%) NUnit
9 30 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
10 23 (0.57%) Jenkins
10 23 (0.57%) NetBeans
11 22 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.52%) Git (software)
13 19 (0.47%) Mockito
14 18 (0.44%) jMock
15 16 (0.40%) Selenium
16 15 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 15 (0.37%) LoadRunner
17 14 (0.35%) Ant
18 12 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 1782 (44.03%) Finance
2 1284 (31.73%) Banking
3 819 (20.24%) Investment Banking
4 403 (9.96%) Back Office
5 104 (2.57%) Retail
6 93 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 77 (1.90%) Legal
8 63 (1.56%) Marketing
9 61 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 45 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 36 (0.89%) German Language
12 30 (0.74%) Music Industry
13 28 (0.69%) Games
13 28 (0.69%) Dutch Language
14 23 (0.57%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.25%) Advertising
16 10 (0.25%) French Language
17 8 (0.20%) Publishing
18 7 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2088 (51.59%) Developer
2 968 (23.92%) Analyst
3 786 (19.42%) Java Developer
4 542 (13.39%) C# Developer
5 436 (10.77%) Business Analyst
6 378 (9.34%) Applications Support
7 372 (9.19%) Support Analyst
8 241 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 214 (5.29%) Front Office Developer
10 201 (4.97%) Applications Support Analyst
11 190 (4.69%) C++ Developer
12 133 (3.29%) Consultant
13 122 (3.01%) WPF Developer
14 118 (2.92%) Project Manager
15 106 (2.62%) Junior
16 101 (2.50%) Python Developer
17 98 (2.42%) Lead Developer
18 96 (2.37%) Excel Developer
19 95 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
20 89 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (16.75%) .NET
2 480 (11.86%) WPF
3 284 (7.02%) Spring
4 218 (5.39%) WCF
5 217 (5.36%) XML
6 185 (4.57%) HTML
7 171 (4.23%) WinForms
8 164 (4.05%) ASP.NET
9 142 (3.51%) Middleware
10 114 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
11 107 (2.64%) .NET Framework
12 103 (2.55%) CSS
13 102 (2.52%) J2EE
14 92 (2.27%) Rendezvous
15 90 (2.22%) Hibernate
16 80 (1.98%) HTML5
17 79 (1.95%) JMS
18 68 (1.68%) JSP
19 64 (1.58%) Servlets
20 59 (1.46%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 896 (22.14%) Derivative
2 829 (20.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 785 (19.40%) Equities
4 712 (17.59%) Fixed Income
5 516 (12.75%) Computer Science
6 414 (10.23%) Hedge funds
7 328 (8.10%) Mathematics
8 280 (6.92%) Equity Derivative
9 117 (2.89%) Credit Risk
10 114 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
11 111 (2.74%) Physics
11 111 (2.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 105 (2.59%) Market Risk
13 74 (1.83%) Client/Server
14 63 (1.56%) Grid Computing
14 63 (1.56%) Open Source
15 58 (1.43%) N-Tier
16 54 (1.33%) Reference Data
17 33 (0.82%) Statistics
18 32 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 776 (19.17%) UNIX
2 596 (14.73%) Linux
3 417 (10.30%) Windows
4 71 (1.75%) Solaris
5 43 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 31 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.12%) HPUX
11 4 (0.099%) AIX
11 4 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.049%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.049%) CentOS
12 2 (0.049%) Android
13 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (18.48%) Multithreading
2 536 (13.24%) Low Latency
3 452 (11.17%) OO
4 401 (9.91%) Risk Management
5 365 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (8.75%) Asset Management
7 320 (7.91%) Electronic Trading
8 313 (7.73%) TDD
9 305 (7.54%) Investment Management
10 296 (7.31%) Business Analysis
11 294 (7.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 282 (6.97%) Analytics
13 270 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 268 (6.62%) Project Management
15 151 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 151 (3.73%) Scrum
16 138 (3.41%) MVVM
17 133 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 130 (3.21%) Migration
19 127 (3.14%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1505 (37.19%) SQL
2 1445 (35.71%) Java
3 1126 (27.82%) C#
4 583 (14.41%) C++
5 453 (11.19%) Python
6 325 (8.03%) VBA
7 295 (7.29%) Perl
8 188 (4.65%) JavaScript
9 117 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 97 (2.40%) C
11 86 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 79 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 72 (1.78%) Scala
14 43 (1.06%) Delphi
15 42 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 39 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 37 (0.91%) VB
18 33 (0.82%) Ruby
18 33 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 872 (21.55%) Degree
2 55 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 53 (1.31%) PMP
4 48 (1.19%) PhD
5 36 (0.89%) CFA
6 30 (0.74%) ISEB
7 26 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.12%) MCP
11 5 (0.12%) OCA
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.12%) MOS
12 4 (0.099%) MCSE
12 4 (0.099%) IIBA
13 3 (0.074%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.074%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.049%) MBA
14 2 (0.049%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.87%) QA
2 27 (0.67%) Solvency II
3 26 (0.64%) EMIR
4 25 (0.62%) SLA
5 23 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.30%) CRD IV
7 11 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.17%) MiFID
9 6 (0.15%) COREP
9 6 (0.15%) FATCA
10 4 (0.099%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.049%) Basel III
11 2 (0.049%) FINREP
11 2 (0.049%) UCITS
11 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.025%) Basel II
System Software
1 45 (1.11%) IMail Server
2 42 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.049%) NFS
7 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.025%) XenApp
7 1 (0.025%) vSphere
7 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
3 19 (0.47%) Control-M
4 12 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.12%) SCCM
6 4 (0.099%) Nagios
7 3 (0.074%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.049%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.049%) Puppet
8 2 (0.049%) SCOM
8 2 (0.049%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.049%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.025%) YUM
9 1 (0.025%) WSUS
9 1 (0.025%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.025%) Foglight
9 1 (0.025%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 436 (10.77%) Oracle
2 337 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 300 (7.41%) Sybase
4 180 (4.45%) Bloomberg
5 167 (4.13%) TIBCO
6 128 (3.16%) thinkFolio
7 108 (2.67%) Fidessa
8 99 (2.45%) Charles River
9 87 (2.15%) Reuters
10 74 (1.83%) 29West
11 71 (1.75%) ION Trading
12 66 (1.63%) Murex
13 62 (1.53%) SunGard
14 59 (1.46%) Informatica
15 50 (1.24%) Red Hat
16 43 (1.06%) IBM
17 36 (0.89%) Citrix
18 33 (0.82%) Calypso
19 30 (0.74%) Business Objects
20 29 (0.72%) HP
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Compensation package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £59349.82 - £79133.10 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £85500 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus 20% Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday