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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 166 160 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1952 1970 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.88% 1.81% 2.52%
As % of the General category 4.22% 4.13% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1731 2062
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
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
46235 47739 45020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.61% 43.92% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37482 37168 35960
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £45,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -4 1837 £72,500 - 258
South East -12 61 £27,500 -21.42% 3
West Midlands -4 15 £41,000 -28.69% 1
East Midlands +11 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East of England +1 12 £27,500 -50.00%
North West +4 8 £25,000 -50.00% 5
South West -18 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Yorkshire +6 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1679 (45.09%) Finance
2 1437 (38.59%) SQL
3 1141 (30.64%) Banking
4 1087 (29.19%) Java
5 1047 (28.11%) C#
6 869 (23.34%) Derivative
7 758 (20.35%) UNIX
8 749 (20.11%) Investment Banking
9 701 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
10 658 (17.67%) Fixed Income
11 650 (17.45%) Equities
12 642 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 639 (17.16%) Degree
14 637 (17.11%) SQL Server
15 626 (16.81%) .NET
16 571 (15.33%) Linux
17 519 (13.94%) C++
17 519 (13.94%) Multithreading
18 486 (13.05%) Python
19 482 (12.94%) Oracle
20 470 (12.62%) Computer Science
21 428 (11.49%) Windows
22 415 (11.14%) Back Office
23 408 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
24 400 (10.74%) WPF
25 382 (10.26%) Risk Management
26 368 (9.88%) Low Latency
27 349 (9.37%) Asset Management
28 347 (9.32%) Microsoft
29 337 (9.05%) Hedge funds

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (0.73%) WebLogic
3 24 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 24 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 21 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.46%) Node.js
8 15 (0.40%) Apache
8 15 (0.40%) JBoss
9 13 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.30%) SugarCRM
12 10 (0.27%) IIS
13 9 (0.24%) Lync
14 7 (0.19%) Confluence
14 7 (0.19%) SAS
15 6 (0.16%) CMS
15 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 260 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 115 (3.09%) MS Office
3 43 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 115 (3.09%) thinkFolio
2 56 (1.50%) Markit EDM
3 34 (0.91%) LatentZero
4 33 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
5 31 (0.83%) ION MarketView
6 29 (0.78%) Endur
7 23 (0.62%) RMDS
8 19 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (0.48%) SAP CRM
10 13 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
11 11 (0.30%) Sentinel
11 11 (0.30%) Sage CRM
12 10 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 8 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
13 8 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
14 6 (0.16%) Capstone
15 5 (0.13%) Global One
15 5 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
16 4 (0.11%) Kondor+
16 4 (0.11%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.01%) SaaS
2 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.11%) Office 365
4 4 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.081%) Force.com
6 2 (0.054%) IaaS
7 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.027%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.69%) Internet
2 79 (2.12%) SMTP
3 63 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.83%) FTP
5 24 (0.64%) WAN
6 23 (0.62%) VoIP
7 22 (0.59%) LAN
8 20 (0.54%) DNS
9 14 (0.38%) SNMP
9 14 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
10 13 (0.35%) Firewall
11 10 (0.27%) DHCP
12 9 (0.24%) SSL
13 8 (0.21%) Intranet
13 8 (0.21%) Wireless
14 6 (0.16%) VLAN
15 5 (0.13%) Multicast
15 5 (0.13%) HTTP
16 4 (0.11%) VPN
16 4 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 207 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 181 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 89 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (1.53%) KDB
9 48 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (1.24%) Big Data
11 42 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 41 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 36 (0.97%) MongoDB
14 34 (0.91%) MySQL
15 32 (0.86%) Hadoop
16 31 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 26 (0.70%) OLAP
19 23 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 58 (1.56%) JUnit
4 57 (1.53%) Maven
5 52 (1.40%) NUnit
6 49 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 37 (0.99%) Subversion
8 32 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 30 (0.81%) Moq
10 28 (0.75%) JIRA
11 27 (0.73%) SpecFlow
12 25 (0.67%) Git (software)
12 25 (0.67%) Selenium
13 24 (0.64%) FitNesse
14 22 (0.59%) Ant
14 22 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.56%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.48%) JMeter
16 18 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
17 17 (0.46%) JBehave
General
1 1679 (45.09%) Finance
2 1141 (30.64%) Banking
3 749 (20.11%) Investment Banking
4 415 (11.14%) Back Office
5 173 (4.65%) Retail
6 134 (3.60%) Financial Institution
7 91 (2.44%) Retail Banking
8 56 (1.50%) Legal
9 54 (1.45%) Marketing
10 31 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 25 (0.67%) Games
12 22 (0.59%) Dutch Language
13 21 (0.56%) German Language
13 21 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 11 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.27%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.24%) Publishing
17 6 (0.16%) Local Government
18 4 (0.11%) Automotive
18 4 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1724 (46.29%) Developer
2 929 (24.95%) Analyst
3 511 (13.72%) Java Developer
4 495 (13.29%) C# Developer
5 454 (12.19%) Applications Support
6 416 (11.17%) Support Analyst
7 309 (8.30%) Business Analyst
8 207 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 195 (5.24%) Applications Support Analyst
10 194 (5.21%) C++ Developer
11 144 (3.87%) Front Office Developer
12 137 (3.68%) Consultant
13 122 (3.28%) Project Manager
14 99 (2.66%) .NET Developer
15 98 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 86 (2.31%) Programmer
17 85 (2.28%) Quantitative Developer
18 83 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
18 83 (2.23%) Senior C# Developer
19 82 (2.20%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (16.81%) .NET
2 400 (10.74%) WPF
3 289 (7.76%) FIX Protocol
4 222 (5.96%) WCF
5 199 (5.34%) XML
6 175 (4.70%) Spring
7 174 (4.67%) HTML
8 139 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 121 (3.25%) Web Services
10 116 (3.11%) WinForms
10 116 (3.11%) Middleware
11 112 (3.01%) HTML5
12 83 (2.23%) .NET Framework
13 74 (1.99%) STL
13 74 (1.99%) AngularJS
14 71 (1.91%) SOAP
15 65 (1.75%) JMS
16 63 (1.69%) REST
17 62 (1.66%) Hibernate
18 57 (1.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 869 (23.34%) Derivative
2 658 (17.67%) Fixed Income
3 650 (17.45%) Equities
4 642 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 470 (12.62%) Computer Science
6 408 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
7 337 (9.05%) Hedge funds
8 269 (7.22%) Mathematics
9 224 (6.02%) Equity Derivative
10 152 (4.08%) Data Structures
10 152 (4.08%) Algorithms
11 118 (3.17%) Credit Risk
12 102 (2.74%) Management Information System
13 98 (2.63%) Market Risk
14 83 (2.23%) Physics
15 71 (1.91%) Credit Derivative
16 65 (1.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 46 (1.24%) Grid Computing
18 45 (1.21%) User Experience
19 39 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 758 (20.35%) UNIX
2 571 (15.33%) Linux
3 428 (11.49%) Windows
4 66 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 30 (0.81%) Solaris
6 22 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 21 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.16%) Android
9 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.027%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (13.94%) Multithreading
3 382 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 368 (9.88%) Low Latency
5 349 (9.37%) Asset Management
6 303 (8.14%) TDD
7 298 (8.00%) OO
8 287 (7.71%) Analytics
9 278 (7.47%) Electronic Trading
10 276 (7.41%) Investment Management
11 226 (6.07%) Business Analysis
12 219 (5.88%) SDLC
13 215 (5.77%) Project Management
14 200 (5.37%) Software Engineering
15 198 (5.32%) ITIL
16 158 (4.24%) Algorithmic Trading
17 145 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 143 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
19 140 (3.76%) Scrum
20 134 (3.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1437 (38.59%) SQL
2 1087 (29.19%) Java
3 1047 (28.11%) C#
4 519 (13.94%) C++
5 486 (13.05%) Python
6 282 (7.57%) Perl
7 267 (7.17%) VBA
8 206 (5.53%) JavaScript
9 163 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 123 (3.30%) Scala
11 110 (2.95%) Shell Script
12 61 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 53 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 51 (1.37%) C
15 39 (1.05%) VB
16 37 (0.99%) PowerShell
17 31 (0.83%) Haskell
18 22 (0.59%) F#
19 20 (0.54%) Korn
20 19 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 639 (17.16%) Degree
2 58 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 56 (1.50%) PMP
4 47 (1.26%) PhD
5 21 (0.56%) ISEB
6 19 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.48%) MCP
7 18 (0.48%) MCSE
8 11 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.16%) CFA
12 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.13%) CCNA
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.081%) MBA
14 3 (0.081%) IIBA
15 2 (0.054%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.054%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.97%) QA
2 38 (1.02%) Solvency II
3 32 (0.86%) MiFID
4 31 (0.83%) EMIR
4 31 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 30 (0.81%) SLA
6 28 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.70%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 6 (0.16%) Basel III
9 3 (0.081%) RosettaNet
10 2 (0.054%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.054%) COREP
10 2 (0.054%) FINREP
11 1 (0.027%) UCITS
11 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.027%) FATCA
11 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.027%) Basel II
System Software
1 65 (1.75%) IMail Server
2 57 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.19%) XenApp
5 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.081%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.054%) Docker
9 2 (0.054%) vSphere
9 2 (0.054%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.027%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.32%) Control-M
3 11 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.19%) SCCM
5 4 (0.11%) Nagios
6 3 (0.081%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.081%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.081%) Oozie
7 2 (0.054%) Puppet
7 2 (0.054%) WSUS
8 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.027%) OpenView
8 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.027%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.027%) Ansible
8 1 (0.027%) logstash
8 1 (0.027%) Salt
8 1 (0.027%) Kibana
Vendors
1 482 (12.94%) Oracle
2 347 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 249 (6.69%) Sybase
4 126 (3.38%) Bloomberg
5 110 (2.95%) TIBCO
6 80 (2.15%) Charles River
7 72 (1.93%) Murex
8 64 (1.72%) Fidessa
8 64 (1.72%) Reuters
9 55 (1.48%) ION Trading
10 47 (1.26%) SimCorp
11 40 (1.07%) Sun
12 38 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 33 (0.89%) Solace
14 27 (0.73%) SAP
15 25 (0.67%) OpenLink
15 25 (0.67%) ServiceNow
16 24 (0.64%) VMware
16 24 (0.64%) Citrix
17 23 (0.62%) SunGard
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago