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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 171 163 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1885 2004 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.83% 2.44%
As % of the General category 4.14% 4.16% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1755 2048
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 £39,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
45565 48222 45204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.56% 44.10% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36591 37776 36003
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £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 31 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 31 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 1762 £70,000 -3.44% 259
South East -12 62 £25,000 -28.57% 8
East of England +15 21 £26,250 -59.61%
West Midlands -8 19 £37,500 -25.00%
East Midlands +5 8 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -6 7 £23,750 -52.50% 4
South West - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1636 (44.95%) Finance
2 1363 (37.45%) SQL
3 1122 (30.82%) Banking
4 1051 (28.87%) Java
5 1016 (27.91%) C#
6 878 (24.12%) Derivative
7 749 (20.58%) Investment Banking
8 682 (18.74%) UNIX
9 662 (18.19%) SQL Server
10 632 (17.36%) Fixed Income
11 631 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
12 621 (17.06%) Degree
13 603 (16.57%) Equities
14 584 (16.04%) .NET
14 584 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 527 (14.48%) Multithreading
16 513 (14.09%) Linux
17 481 (13.21%) Oracle
18 468 (12.86%) C++
19 451 (12.39%) Python
20 448 (12.31%) Computer Science
21 435 (11.95%) Windows
22 423 (11.62%) Back Office
23 393 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
24 392 (10.77%) WPF
25 376 (10.33%) Microsoft
26 365 (10.03%) Low Latency
27 360 (9.89%) Risk Management
28 347 (9.53%) Asset Management
29 325 (8.93%) Hedge funds

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (0.74%) WebLogic
3 25 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 23 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 21 (0.58%) Node.js
7 19 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 16 (0.44%) JBoss
9 15 (0.41%) Apache
10 14 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.30%) SugarCRM
11 11 (0.30%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.27%) IIS
13 7 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.19%) SAS
13 7 (0.19%) GemFire
13 7 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.16%) Confluence
14 6 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 280 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 118 (3.24%) MS Office
3 22 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.14%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.027%) LaTeX
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
1 116 (3.19%) thinkFolio
2 63 (1.73%) Markit EDM
3 40 (1.10%) LatentZero
4 38 (1.04%) ION MarketView
5 36 (0.99%) RMDS
6 30 (0.82%) Endur
7 28 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
8 22 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (0.49%) SAP CRM
10 14 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
11 11 (0.30%) Sage CRM
12 10 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
13 7 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 6 (0.16%) Capstone
14 6 (0.16%) Sentinel
14 6 (0.16%) Adaptiv
15 5 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
15 5 (0.14%) Kondor+
15 5 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.08%) SaaS
2 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.11%) Force.com
3 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.11%) Office 365
4 2 (0.055%) IaaS
4 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.027%) PaaS
5 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.53%) Internet
2 73 (2.01%) SMTP
3 67 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.96%) FTP
5 24 (0.66%) WAN
6 23 (0.63%) LAN
7 18 (0.49%) DNS
8 17 (0.47%) VoIP
9 12 (0.33%) SNMP
9 12 (0.33%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (0.27%) DHCP
10 10 (0.27%) SSL
11 9 (0.25%) Firewall
11 9 (0.25%) Intranet
12 6 (0.16%) VLAN
12 6 (0.16%) Wireless
13 5 (0.14%) SAN
13 5 (0.14%) HTTP
14 4 (0.11%) VPN
14 4 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 201 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 178 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 84 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 80 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 53 (1.46%) KDB
10 49 (1.35%) Big Data
11 46 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (1.15%) NoSQL
13 41 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 37 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 36 (0.99%) MySQL
16 33 (0.91%) OLAP
17 32 (0.88%) MongoDB
18 28 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
19 27 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
20 26 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (1.26%) JUnit
3 46 (1.26%) Maven
4 43 (1.18%) Subversion
4 43 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 35 (0.96%) NUnit
6 30 (0.82%) Moq
7 24 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 23 (0.63%) JIRA
9 21 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.52%) Selenium
11 18 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 18 (0.49%) JBehave
12 17 (0.47%) FitNesse
12 17 (0.47%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (0.27%) MSTest
15 9 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 1636 (44.95%) Finance
2 1122 (30.82%) Banking
3 749 (20.58%) Investment Banking
4 423 (11.62%) Back Office
5 157 (4.31%) Retail
6 141 (3.87%) Financial Institution
7 89 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 69 (1.90%) Legal
9 55 (1.51%) Marketing
10 26 (0.71%) Games
11 21 (0.58%) German Language
12 20 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.52%) Dutch Language
13 19 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
14 14 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.27%) French Language
15 10 (0.27%) Publishing
16 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.16%) Local Government
18 2 (0.055%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1682 (46.21%) Developer
2 962 (26.43%) Analyst
3 518 (14.23%) Java Developer
4 473 (12.99%) C# Developer
5 468 (12.86%) Applications Support
6 440 (12.09%) Support Analyst
7 319 (8.76%) Business Analyst
8 209 (5.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 205 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 168 (4.62%) C++ Developer
11 142 (3.90%) Front Office Developer
12 122 (3.35%) Consultant
13 103 (2.83%) Project Manager
14 92 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 91 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
16 86 (2.36%) Programmer
17 81 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
17 81 (2.23%) Excel Developer
18 80 (2.20%) Lead Developer
18 80 (2.20%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (16.04%) .NET
2 392 (10.77%) WPF
3 277 (7.61%) FIX Protocol
4 217 (5.96%) WCF
5 209 (5.74%) XML
6 178 (4.89%) HTML
7 157 (4.31%) Spring
8 146 (4.01%) ASP.NET
9 127 (3.49%) Web Services
10 116 (3.19%) Middleware
11 114 (3.13%) HTML5
12 98 (2.69%) WinForms
13 84 (2.31%) .NET Framework
14 81 (2.23%) AngularJS
15 73 (2.01%) SOAP
16 63 (1.73%) STL
16 63 (1.73%) REST
17 61 (1.68%) CSS
18 60 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 58 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 878 (24.12%) Derivative
2 632 (17.36%) Fixed Income
3 603 (16.57%) Equities
4 584 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 448 (12.31%) Computer Science
6 393 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
7 325 (8.93%) Hedge funds
8 242 (6.65%) Mathematics
9 225 (6.18%) Equity Derivative
10 145 (3.98%) Algorithms
11 143 (3.93%) Data Structures
12 120 (3.30%) Credit Risk
13 91 (2.50%) Management Information System
14 82 (2.25%) Physics
15 79 (2.17%) Market Risk
16 69 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
17 54 (1.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 50 (1.37%) Blackberry
19 49 (1.35%) User Experience
20 46 (1.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 682 (18.74%) UNIX
2 513 (14.09%) Linux
3 435 (11.95%) Windows
4 81 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 22 (0.60%) Solaris
6 20 (0.55%) Windows XP
7 19 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.14%) Android
12 4 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (14.48%) Multithreading
3 365 (10.03%) Low Latency
4 360 (9.89%) Risk Management
5 347 (9.53%) Asset Management
6 289 (7.94%) OO
7 287 (7.88%) TDD
8 281 (7.72%) Investment Management
9 267 (7.34%) Analytics
10 238 (6.54%) Electronic Trading
11 232 (6.37%) Business Analysis
12 216 (5.93%) ITIL
13 199 (5.47%) SDLC
14 196 (5.38%) Project Management
15 186 (5.11%) Software Engineering
16 165 (4.53%) Algorithmic Trading
17 146 (4.01%) User Acceptance Testing
18 133 (3.65%) Service Delivery
19 132 (3.63%) Scrum
20 129 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1363 (37.45%) SQL
2 1051 (28.87%) Java
3 1016 (27.91%) C#
4 468 (12.86%) C++
5 451 (12.39%) Python
6 279 (7.66%) VBA
7 256 (7.03%) Perl
8 218 (5.99%) JavaScript
9 170 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 121 (3.32%) Scala
11 99 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 68 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 47 (1.29%) C
13 47 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 44 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.04%) VB
16 37 (1.02%) Haskell
17 21 (0.58%) F#
17 21 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 13 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 621 (17.06%) Degree
2 62 (1.70%) PMI Certification
3 59 (1.62%) PMP
4 49 (1.35%) PhD
5 38 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.02%) MCP
7 36 (0.99%) MCSE
8 20 (0.55%) ISEB
9 12 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.14%) CCNA
12 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.11%) CFA
14 3 (0.082%) MBA
14 3 (0.082%) IIBA
15 2 (0.055%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.055%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (4.92%) QA
2 36 (0.99%) SLA
3 33 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 31 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (0.77%) CRD IV
5 28 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 26 (0.71%) EMIR
7 22 (0.60%) MiFID
8 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.16%) COREP
9 6 (0.16%) FINREP
9 6 (0.16%) Basel III
10 5 (0.14%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
12 3 (0.082%) FATCA
13 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.027%) Basel II
13 1 (0.027%) GAAP
13 1 (0.027%) UCITS
13 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 61 (1.68%) IMail Server
3 18 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.055%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.055%) vSphere
7 1 (0.027%) Varnish
7 1 (0.027%) HDFS
7 1 (0.027%) Xen
7 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.25%) Control-M
3 7 (0.19%) SCCM
4 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.11%) Nagios
5 4 (0.11%) WSUS
6 3 (0.082%) Oozie
7 1 (0.027%) OpenView
7 1 (0.027%) Puppet
7 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.027%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 481 (13.21%) Oracle
2 376 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 246 (6.76%) Sybase
4 123 (3.38%) Bloomberg
5 111 (3.05%) TIBCO
6 74 (2.03%) Charles River
7 70 (1.92%) Reuters
8 68 (1.87%) Fidessa
9 66 (1.81%) Murex
10 63 (1.73%) ION Trading
11 44 (1.21%) ServiceNow
12 42 (1.15%) SimCorp
13 39 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (0.96%) Solace
15 29 (0.80%) SAP
16 25 (0.69%) Sun
16 25 (0.69%) HP
16 25 (0.69%) Sophis
16 25 (0.69%) OpenLink
17 24 (0.66%) Informatica
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefit + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago