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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 220 219 158
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -61
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1450 1467 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.50% 2.02%
As % of the General category 3.55% 3.43% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1263 1607
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
40898 42771 43183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.74% 43.71% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33701 34566 33833
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -7 1341 £72,500 +3.57% 197
South East +28 83 £47,500 - 5
East of England +9 9 £34,250 -2.14% 3
North West +38 7 £47,500 +46.15%
East Midlands +7 6 £81,250 +4.83%
West Midlands -23 3 £26,000 -52.72% 1
South West -10 2 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1882 (54.38%) Finance
2 1342 (38.77%) SQL
3 1179 (34.07%) Java
4 1031 (29.79%) Banking
5 995 (28.75%) C#
6 675 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
7 669 (19.33%) Equities
8 667 (19.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 663 (19.16%) Degree
10 649 (18.75%) Unix
11 621 (17.94%) .NET
12 612 (17.68%) Investment Banking
13 586 (16.93%) C++
14 569 (16.44%) Derivative
15 568 (16.41%) Fixed Income
16 496 (14.33%) Linux
17 491 (14.19%) SQL Server
18 489 (14.13%) Python
19 465 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
20 452 (13.06%) Multithreading
21 439 (12.68%) Hedge funds
22 434 (12.54%) Computer Science
23 401 (11.59%) Oracle
24 387 (11.18%) Back Office
25 381 (11.01%) Asset Management
26 357 (10.31%) OO
27 354 (10.23%) Electronic Trading
28 340 (9.82%) Mathematics
29 338 (9.77%) Low Latency
30 336 (9.71%) Windows

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (1.24%) JBoss
2 41 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.04%) Node.js
4 32 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 27 (0.78%) Confluence
6 24 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 24 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 22 (0.64%) Apache
7 22 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.46%) IIS
10 15 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.32%) GemFire
13 9 (0.26%) CMS
14 6 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.17%) Jetty
14 6 (0.17%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 214 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.08%) MS Office
3 45 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 41 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.35%) MS Project
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.029%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.029%) Mingle
7 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 127 (3.67%) thinkFolio
2 68 (1.96%) Markit EDM
3 37 (1.07%) LatentZero
4 31 (0.90%) SimCorp Dimension
5 16 (0.46%) Salerio
6 15 (0.43%) ION MarketView
7 14 (0.40%) Endur
8 12 (0.35%) Kondor
9 10 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.23%) Decalog
10 8 (0.23%) HiInvest
10 8 (0.23%) LongView
11 6 (0.17%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.17%) Summit
12 5 (0.14%) Eikon
12 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
13 4 (0.12%) Murex MxG2000
13 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (3.06%) SaaS
2 20 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.26%) Google App Engine
5 9 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.26%) IaaS
5 9 (0.26%) PaaS
6 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.12%) Office 365
7 3 (0.087%) Force.com
8 1 (0.029%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.11%) Internet
2 40 (1.16%) Multicast
3 30 (0.87%) SMTP
4 29 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 28 (0.81%) Intranet
6 17 (0.49%) Firewall
7 14 (0.40%) DNS
8 13 (0.38%) VoIP
9 11 (0.32%) FTP
10 8 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.23%) WAN
11 7 (0.20%) LAN
12 5 (0.14%) DHCP
12 5 (0.14%) InfiniBand
12 5 (0.14%) Wireless
13 4 (0.12%) SNMP
14 3 (0.087%) Broadband
14 3 (0.087%) Diameter Protocol
14 3 (0.087%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.058%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 130 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (2.66%) KDB
6 58 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 52 (1.50%) Big Data
8 51 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 48 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 47 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 45 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 35 (1.01%) DB2
16 30 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
17 29 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
18 28 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (2.57%) Maven
2 76 (2.20%) JUnit
3 71 (2.05%) JIRA
4 60 (1.73%) Visual Studio
5 49 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 39 (1.13%) Gradle
7 39 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 34 (0.98%) NUnit
9 33 (0.95%) Git (software)
10 30 (0.87%) Subversion
11 18 (0.52%) MSTest
12 17 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.43%) Selenium
14 14 (0.40%) Ant
14 14 (0.40%) Jenkins
15 13 (0.38%) JMeter
16 11 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
17 8 (0.23%) FitNesse
General
1 1882 (54.38%) Finance
2 1031 (29.79%) Banking
3 612 (17.68%) Investment Banking
4 387 (11.18%) Back Office
5 129 (3.73%) Financial Institution
6 109 (3.15%) Retail
7 61 (1.76%) Corporate Banking
8 57 (1.65%) Games
9 38 (1.10%) Marketing
9 38 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.01%) Legal
11 29 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 22 (0.64%) Advertising
12 22 (0.64%) Dutch Language
13 17 (0.49%) International Banking
14 9 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.26%) Publishing
15 7 (0.20%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.12%) Law
16 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1755 (50.71%) Developer
2 793 (22.91%) Analyst
3 641 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 568 (16.41%) C# Developer
5 384 (11.10%) Front Office Developer
6 346 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 305 (8.81%) Support Analyst
8 293 (8.47%) Applications Support
9 246 (7.11%) C++ Developer
10 221 (6.39%) SQL Developer
11 210 (6.07%) Python Developer
12 204 (5.89%) .NET Developer
12 204 (5.89%) Senior Developer
13 187 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 154 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
15 134 (3.87%) Junior
16 126 (3.64%) Consultant
16 126 (3.64%) Quantitative Developer
17 117 (3.38%) Junior Developer
18 103 (2.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (17.94%) .NET
2 321 (9.27%) WPF
3 292 (8.44%) FIX Protocol
4 203 (5.87%) HTML
5 171 (4.94%) Spring
6 161 (4.65%) XML
7 129 (3.73%) WCF
8 122 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 116 (3.35%) J2SE
10 113 (3.26%) WinForms
11 104 (3.00%) AngularJS
12 99 (2.86%) Hibernate
12 99 (2.86%) HTML5
13 96 (2.77%) CSS
14 94 (2.72%) Web Services
15 91 (2.63%) JMS
16 76 (2.20%) STL
17 72 (2.08%) Middleware
18 67 (1.94%) .NET Framework
19 55 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 669 (19.33%) Equities
2 667 (19.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 569 (16.44%) Derivative
4 568 (16.41%) Fixed Income
5 465 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
6 439 (12.68%) Hedge funds
7 434 (12.54%) Computer Science
8 340 (9.82%) Mathematics
9 185 (5.35%) Algorithms
10 158 (4.57%) Data Structures
11 141 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
12 112 (3.24%) Management Information System
13 101 (2.92%) Market Risk
14 66 (1.91%) Physics
15 61 (1.76%) Fintech
16 55 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
17 46 (1.33%) Reference Data
18 44 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 43 (1.24%) Credit Risk
20 40 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 649 (18.75%) Unix
2 496 (14.33%) Linux
3 336 (9.71%) Windows
4 62 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 52 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 50 (1.44%) Solaris
7 17 (0.49%) Android
8 16 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.058%) Debian
14 2 (0.058%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.029%) SUSE
15 1 (0.029%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (13.06%) Multithreading
3 381 (11.01%) Asset Management
4 357 (10.31%) OO
5 354 (10.23%) Electronic Trading
6 338 (9.77%) Low Latency
7 307 (8.87%) Investment Management
8 289 (8.35%) Risk Management
9 284 (8.21%) Project Management
10 265 (7.66%) Software Engineering
11 246 (7.11%) SDLC
12 237 (6.85%) TDD
13 235 (6.79%) Analytics
14 223 (6.44%) Business Analysis
15 193 (5.58%) Algorithmic Trading
16 153 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
17 137 (3.96%) OOD
18 136 (3.93%) ITIL
18 136 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 125 (3.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1342 (38.77%) SQL
2 1179 (34.07%) Java
3 995 (28.75%) C#
4 586 (16.93%) C++
5 489 (14.13%) Python
6 224 (6.47%) VBA
7 196 (5.66%) Perl
8 193 (5.58%) JavaScript
9 101 (2.92%) Scala
10 91 (2.63%) C
11 78 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 75 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 66 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 55 (1.59%) VB
15 40 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 39 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 33 (0.95%) Korn
19 17 (0.49%) F#
20 14 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 663 (19.16%) Degree
2 59 (1.70%) PhD
3 29 (0.84%) CFA
4 15 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 14 (0.40%) ISEB
6 13 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.35%) PMP
8 11 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.12%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.087%) CIMA
11 3 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.058%) ACCA
12 2 (0.058%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.058%) MCT
12 2 (0.058%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.029%) CCIE
13 1 (0.029%) CCNP
13 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (5.52%) QA
2 59 (1.70%) MiFID
3 41 (1.18%) EMIR
4 39 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 35 (1.01%) SLA
6 24 (0.69%) AIFMD
7 21 (0.61%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 7 (0.20%) Basel III
10 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) COBIT
12 3 (0.087%) SDET
13 2 (0.058%) Basel II
13 2 (0.058%) IAS 39
14 1 (0.029%) COREP
14 1 (0.029%) FATCA
14 1 (0.029%) FINREP
14 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.78%) IMail Server
3 14 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.35%) Docker
4 12 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (0.23%) XenApp
6 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.058%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.029%) NFS
8 1 (0.029%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 39 (1.13%) Control-M
3 18 (0.52%) logstash
3 18 (0.52%) Nagios
4 14 (0.40%) Ansible
5 13 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.35%) Puppet
7 11 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.23%) SCCM
9 6 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.087%) Kibana
11 3 (0.087%) Salt
12 2 (0.058%) WSUS
13 1 (0.029%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.029%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.029%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.029%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 401 (11.59%) Oracle
2 284 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 229 (6.62%) Sybase
4 149 (4.31%) Charles River
5 144 (4.16%) Bloomberg
6 101 (2.92%) Murex
7 82 (2.37%) TIBCO
8 67 (1.94%) Fidessa
9 42 (1.21%) Reuters
10 39 (1.13%) SimCorp
11 37 (1.07%) Sun
12 32 (0.92%) SAP
13 31 (0.90%) IBM
13 31 (0.90%) Solace
14 29 (0.84%) Eze Castle Integration
15 28 (0.81%) StreamBase
16 27 (0.78%) Remedy
17 23 (0.66%) Calypso
17 23 (0.66%) Informatica
17 23 (0.66%) ION Trading
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Report to the business + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £830000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £6000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago