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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 154 114 91
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 2013 2460 3204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 2.42% 2.89%
As % of the General category 4.17% 5.44% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 2022 2772
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 £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.73%
General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48307 45209 49759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.17% 44.49% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37844 35961 42299
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 31 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 31 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 -15 1893 £72,500 - 215
South East +29 74 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Midlands -4 17 £50,000 +33.33%
East of England -7 12 £65,000 +106.34% 3
North West +4 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1757 (43.74%) Finance
2 1493 (37.17%) SQL
3 1428 (35.55%) Java
4 1281 (31.89%) Banking
5 1106 (27.53%) C#
6 891 (22.18%) Derivative
7 849 (21.14%) Degree
8 835 (20.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 810 (20.16%) Investment Banking
10 771 (19.19%) Equities
11 769 (19.14%) UNIX
12 745 (18.55%) Multithreading
13 702 (17.48%) Fixed Income
14 668 (16.63%) .NET
15 641 (15.96%) SQL Server
16 587 (14.61%) Linux
17 582 (14.49%) C++
18 535 (13.32%) Low Latency
19 506 (12.60%) Computer Science
20 475 (11.82%) WPF
21 454 (11.30%) OO
22 445 (11.08%) Python
23 432 (10.75%) Oracle
24 412 (10.26%) Windows
25 402 (10.01%) Risk Management
25 402 (10.01%) Hedge funds
26 393 (9.78%) Back Office
27 373 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
28 345 (8.59%) Asset Management
29 331 (8.24%) Microsoft

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 54 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
2 49 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 36 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 22 (0.55%) Apache
6 21 (0.52%) IIS
6 21 (0.52%) GemFire
7 19 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 18 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 15 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.35%) Confluence
11 11 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.20%) Node.js
15 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.15%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2007
18 3 (0.075%) GlassFish
Applications
1 263 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 119 (2.96%) MS Office
3 37 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.47%) MS Project
6 7 (0.17%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.050%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 69 (1.72%) LatentZero
2 57 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 30 (0.75%) RMDS
4 21 (0.52%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.32%) Kondor+
5 13 (0.32%) Summit
6 12 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.27%) Front Arena
7 11 (0.27%) Endur
8 9 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.15%) Adaptiv
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.100%) LongView
12 4 (0.100%) Global One
13 3 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.075%) Eikon
14 2 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
14 2 (0.050%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.050%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 95 (2.36%) SaaS
2 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.34%) Internet
2 74 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 45 (1.12%) SMTP
4 31 (0.77%) HTTP
5 20 (0.50%) FTP
6 19 (0.47%) Firewall
7 13 (0.32%) DHCP
8 11 (0.27%) SAN
9 9 (0.22%) NAS
10 8 (0.20%) DNS
11 7 (0.17%) Multicast
12 5 (0.12%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.12%) Intranet
12 5 (0.12%) LDAP
12 5 (0.12%) InfiniBand
13 4 (0.100%) VoIP
14 3 (0.075%) Wireless
14 3 (0.075%) BGP
14 3 (0.075%) LAN
14 3 (0.075%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 143 (3.56%) Relational Database
3 135 (3.36%) KDB
4 121 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 95 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (1.49%) Big Data
9 59 (1.47%) MySQL
10 53 (1.32%) DB2
11 41 (1.02%) QlikView
12 40 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 36 (0.90%) Data Mining
13 36 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (0.82%) MongoDB
16 32 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (0.77%) Hadoop
18 30 (0.75%) NoSQL
19 21 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (2.27%) Subversion
2 85 (2.12%) Eclipse
3 71 (1.77%) JUnit
4 54 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (1.29%) Maven
6 51 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 50 (1.24%) JIRA
8 41 (1.02%) NUnit
9 30 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (0.60%) NetBeans
10 24 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.55%) Git (software)
13 19 (0.47%) Mockito
14 18 (0.45%) jMock
15 16 (0.40%) Selenium
16 15 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 15 (0.37%) LoadRunner
17 13 (0.32%) Ant
18 12 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 1757 (43.74%) Finance
2 1281 (31.89%) Banking
3 810 (20.16%) Investment Banking
4 393 (9.78%) Back Office
5 103 (2.56%) Retail
6 98 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 75 (1.87%) Legal
8 64 (1.59%) Marketing
9 60 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 43 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 35 (0.87%) German Language
12 31 (0.77%) Music Industry
13 29 (0.72%) Games
14 27 (0.67%) Dutch Language
15 20 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.27%) Advertising
17 8 (0.20%) Publishing
17 8 (0.20%) French Language
18 7 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2065 (51.41%) Developer
2 959 (23.87%) Analyst
3 777 (19.34%) Java Developer
4 531 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 430 (10.70%) Business Analyst
6 375 (9.34%) Applications Support
7 366 (9.11%) Support Analyst
8 243 (6.05%) Senior Developer
9 205 (5.10%) Front Office Developer
10 194 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
11 190 (4.73%) C++ Developer
12 130 (3.24%) Consultant
13 125 (3.11%) WPF Developer
14 121 (3.01%) Project Manager
15 109 (2.71%) Junior
16 105 (2.61%) Python Developer
17 94 (2.34%) Excel Developer
17 94 (2.34%) Lead Developer
18 92 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
19 90 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (16.63%) .NET
2 475 (11.82%) WPF
3 283 (7.05%) Spring
4 218 (5.43%) WCF
5 208 (5.18%) XML
6 180 (4.48%) HTML
7 161 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 159 (3.96%) WinForms
9 143 (3.56%) Middleware
10 121 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
11 109 (2.71%) .NET Framework
12 98 (2.44%) J2EE
13 96 (2.39%) CSS
14 93 (2.32%) Hibernate
14 93 (2.32%) Rendezvous
15 80 (1.99%) JMS
16 78 (1.94%) HTML5
17 71 (1.77%) JSP
18 67 (1.67%) Servlets
19 58 (1.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 891 (22.18%) Derivative
2 835 (20.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 771 (19.19%) Equities
4 702 (17.48%) Fixed Income
5 506 (12.60%) Computer Science
6 402 (10.01%) Hedge funds
7 326 (8.12%) Mathematics
8 271 (6.75%) Equity Derivative
9 116 (2.89%) Credit Risk
10 113 (2.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 112 (2.79%) Physics
11 112 (2.79%) Credit Derivative
12 103 (2.56%) Market Risk
13 72 (1.79%) Client/Server
14 63 (1.57%) Open Source
15 61 (1.52%) Grid Computing
16 59 (1.47%) N-Tier
17 54 (1.34%) Reference Data
18 32 (0.80%) Management Information System
18 32 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 769 (19.14%) UNIX
2 587 (14.61%) Linux
3 412 (10.26%) Windows
4 70 (1.74%) Solaris
5 40 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 29 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.12%) HPUX
10 4 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.100%) AIX
11 2 (0.050%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.050%) Android
12 1 (0.025%) CentOS
12 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (18.55%) Multithreading
2 535 (13.32%) Low Latency
3 454 (11.30%) OO
4 402 (10.01%) Risk Management
5 373 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
6 345 (8.59%) Asset Management
7 316 (7.87%) Electronic Trading
8 311 (7.74%) TDD
9 299 (7.44%) Investment Management
10 287 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 282 (7.02%) Analytics
12 279 (6.95%) Algorithmic Trading
13 271 (6.75%) Project Management
14 264 (6.57%) Software Engineering
15 157 (3.91%) E-Commerce
16 149 (3.71%) Scrum
17 141 (3.51%) MVVM
18 129 (3.21%) Migration
19 128 (3.19%) CRM
19 128 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1493 (37.17%) SQL
2 1428 (35.55%) Java
3 1106 (27.53%) C#
4 582 (14.49%) C++
5 445 (11.08%) Python
6 327 (8.14%) VBA
7 288 (7.17%) Perl
8 182 (4.53%) JavaScript
9 118 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 100 (2.49%) C
11 82 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 79 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 74 (1.84%) Scala
14 43 (1.07%) Delphi
15 41 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 41 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 38 (0.95%) VB
17 34 (0.85%) Ruby
18 33 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 849 (21.14%) Degree
2 51 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 49 (1.22%) PhD
3 49 (1.22%) PMP
4 37 (0.92%) CFA
5 30 (0.75%) ISEB
6 26 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.12%) MOS
10 5 (0.12%) OCA
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.100%) MCSE
11 4 (0.100%) MCP
11 4 (0.100%) IIBA
12 3 (0.075%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.050%) CRISC
13 2 (0.050%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.050%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (4.93%) QA
2 26 (0.65%) SLA
2 26 (0.65%) EMIR
3 24 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 23 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.27%) CRD IV
6 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) MiFID
8 6 (0.15%) FATCA
9 5 (0.12%) COREP
10 3 (0.075%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.050%) UCITS
11 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.050%) Basel III
12 1 (0.025%) Basel II
12 1 (0.025%) FINREP
12 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
System Software
1 45 (1.12%) IMail Server
2 38 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.025%) vSphere
6 1 (0.025%) XenApp
6 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.025%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.025%) NFS
6 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
3 18 (0.45%) Control-M
4 12 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.100%) Nagios
5 4 (0.100%) SCCM
6 2 (0.050%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.050%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.050%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.050%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.025%) Puppet
7 1 (0.025%) YUM
7 1 (0.025%) SCOM
7 1 (0.025%) WSUS
7 1 (0.025%) Foglight
7 1 (0.025%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.025%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 432 (10.75%) Oracle
2 331 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 301 (7.49%) Sybase
4 182 (4.53%) Bloomberg
5 167 (4.16%) TIBCO
6 127 (3.16%) thinkFolio
7 108 (2.69%) Fidessa
8 101 (2.51%) Charles River
9 88 (2.19%) Reuters
10 75 (1.87%) 29West
11 67 (1.67%) ION Trading
12 65 (1.62%) Murex
13 62 (1.54%) Informatica
14 60 (1.49%) SunGard
15 45 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 43 (1.07%) IBM
17 35 (0.87%) Citrix
18 32 (0.80%) Business Objects
18 32 (0.80%) Calypso
19 27 (0.67%) HP
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Paribus Global Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £100 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus+Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Santander
Salary: competitve
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Cash Benefits + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday