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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 177 162 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1769 1982 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.81% 2.36%
As % of the General category 4.02% 4.07% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1658 1982
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
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
43965 48666 42988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.39% 44.32% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35111 38466 34605
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 1634 £70,000 - 249
South East +36 91 £38,000 +8.57% 3
West Midlands -2 19 £38,000 -24.00%
East of England +15 17 £25,000 -61.53%
North West -2 6 £42,500 -29.16% 6
South West - 5 £32,000 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £40,000 - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1507 (46.31%) Finance
2 1139 (35.00%) SQL
3 1022 (31.41%) Banking
4 903 (27.75%) Java
5 898 (27.60%) C#
6 778 (23.91%) Derivative
7 732 (22.50%) Investment Banking
8 603 (18.53%) SQL Server
9 592 (18.19%) Fixed Income
10 559 (17.18%) UNIX
11 555 (17.06%) .NET
12 554 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
13 549 (16.87%) Degree
14 546 (16.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 531 (16.32%) Multithreading
16 494 (15.18%) Equities
17 426 (13.09%) Linux
18 420 (12.91%) Windows
19 404 (12.42%) Oracle
20 396 (12.17%) C++
21 372 (11.43%) Microsoft
21 372 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
22 369 (11.34%) Back Office
23 365 (11.22%) Low Latency
24 358 (11.00%) Python
25 353 (10.85%) Computer Science
26 345 (10.60%) WPF
27 324 (9.96%) Asset Management
28 305 (9.37%) Hedge funds
29 294 (9.04%) OO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 35 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 32 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 24 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 24 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 22 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 20 (0.61%) Node.js
6 17 (0.52%) JBoss
7 16 (0.49%) Apache
8 13 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.31%) IIS
9 10 (0.31%) SugarCRM
9 10 (0.31%) GemFire
10 9 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.25%) Confluence
12 7 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 245 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 99 (3.04%) MS Office
3 21 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.092%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.092%) MS Project
8 2 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 99 (3.04%) thinkFolio
2 47 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 45 (1.38%) RMDS
4 39 (1.20%) ION MarketView
5 38 (1.17%) LatentZero
6 31 (0.95%) Endur
7 25 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
8 21 (0.65%) SAP CRM
9 20 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
11 13 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
11 13 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.31%) Sage CRM
13 7 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 6 (0.18%) Adaptiv
15 5 (0.15%) SAP SRM
15 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
15 5 (0.15%) LongView
16 4 (0.12%) Front Arena
16 4 (0.12%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.07%) SaaS
2 4 (0.12%) Force.com
2 4 (0.12%) Office 365
3 3 (0.092%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.061%) GitHub
5 1 (0.031%) Boomi
5 1 (0.031%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.43%) Internet
2 49 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 47 (1.44%) SMTP
4 31 (0.95%) WAN
5 27 (0.83%) FTP
6 23 (0.71%) LAN
7 19 (0.58%) Firewall
8 12 (0.37%) DNS
8 12 (0.37%) VoIP
9 11 (0.34%) SSL
10 10 (0.31%) DHCP
11 6 (0.18%) SNMP
11 6 (0.18%) SAN
11 6 (0.18%) VLAN
11 6 (0.18%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (0.15%) HTTP
13 4 (0.12%) Intranet
13 4 (0.12%) Wireless
13 4 (0.12%) Network Security
13 4 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 159 (4.89%) Relational Database
3 137 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 75 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (1.38%) KDB
7 45 (1.38%) Big Data
8 39 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 38 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (1.04%) MySQL
11 31 (0.95%) OLAP
11 31 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 29 (0.89%) DB2
13 27 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 22 (0.68%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.65%) QlikView
16 19 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 45 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 39 (1.20%) Subversion
4 38 (1.17%) NUnit
5 32 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 31 (0.95%) Maven
7 30 (0.92%) JUnit
8 27 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (0.80%) Moq
10 25 (0.77%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.58%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.58%) MSTest
12 18 (0.55%) JIRA
13 14 (0.43%) Selenium
14 12 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
15 11 (0.34%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.34%) JBehave
16 10 (0.31%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.25%) Gradle
18 7 (0.22%) FitNesse
General
1 1507 (46.31%) Finance
2 1022 (31.41%) Banking
3 732 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 369 (11.34%) Back Office
5 154 (4.73%) Financial Institution
6 128 (3.93%) Retail
7 88 (2.70%) Retail Banking
8 70 (2.15%) Legal
9 61 (1.87%) Marketing
10 26 (0.80%) Games
11 23 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.58%) Private Banking
13 15 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
14 14 (0.43%) German Language
15 13 (0.40%) French Language
16 11 (0.34%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 7 (0.22%) Publishing
18 6 (0.18%) Local Government
19 3 (0.092%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1533 (47.11%) Developer
2 869 (26.71%) Analyst
3 473 (14.54%) Java Developer
4 459 (14.11%) C# Developer
5 405 (12.45%) Support Analyst
6 376 (11.56%) Applications Support
7 314 (9.65%) Business Analyst
8 176 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 174 (5.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 134 (4.12%) C++ Developer
11 117 (3.60%) Front Office Developer
12 113 (3.47%) Consultant
13 111 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 108 (3.32%) .NET Developer
15 74 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
16 73 (2.24%) Desktop Support
17 71 (2.18%) Programmer
18 69 (2.12%) Senior C# Developer
19 67 (2.06%) Project Manager
19 67 (2.06%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (17.06%) .NET
2 345 (10.60%) WPF
3 242 (7.44%) FIX Protocol
4 222 (6.82%) WCF
5 181 (5.56%) XML
6 155 (4.76%) HTML
7 150 (4.61%) ASP.NET
8 119 (3.66%) Web Services
9 108 (3.32%) Spring
10 91 (2.80%) HTML5
11 90 (2.77%) WinForms
12 86 (2.64%) .NET Framework
12 86 (2.64%) Middleware
13 85 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 77 (2.37%) AngularJS
15 64 (1.97%) SOAP
16 62 (1.91%) JMS
17 56 (1.72%) CSS
18 55 (1.69%) Entity Framework
19 53 (1.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 778 (23.91%) Derivative
2 592 (18.19%) Fixed Income
3 546 (16.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 494 (15.18%) Equities
5 372 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
6 353 (10.85%) Computer Science
7 305 (9.37%) Hedge funds
8 163 (5.01%) Mathematics
9 159 (4.89%) Equity Derivative
10 116 (3.56%) Data Structures
11 109 (3.35%) Algorithms
12 95 (2.92%) Credit Risk
13 73 (2.24%) Credit Derivative
14 67 (2.06%) Blackberry
15 60 (1.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 58 (1.78%) Management Information System
17 56 (1.72%) Market Risk
18 51 (1.57%) Physics
19 50 (1.54%) Spread Betting
20 44 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 559 (17.18%) UNIX
2 426 (13.09%) Linux
3 420 (12.91%) Windows
4 83 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 28 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.43%) Solaris
7 14 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.031%) Android
13 1 (0.031%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.031%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (16.32%) Multithreading
3 365 (11.22%) Low Latency
4 324 (9.96%) Asset Management
5 294 (9.04%) OO
6 281 (8.64%) Risk Management
7 280 (8.60%) TDD
8 253 (7.78%) Investment Management
9 229 (7.04%) ITIL
10 220 (6.76%) Analytics
11 211 (6.48%) Business Analysis
12 175 (5.38%) Algorithmic Trading
13 174 (5.35%) Electronic Trading
14 160 (4.92%) Project Management
14 160 (4.92%) SDLC
15 148 (4.55%) Software Engineering
16 138 (4.24%) Service Delivery
17 127 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
18 126 (3.87%) MVC
19 125 (3.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1139 (35.00%) SQL
2 903 (27.75%) Java
3 898 (27.60%) C#
4 396 (12.17%) C++
5 358 (11.00%) Python
6 247 (7.59%) VBA
7 220 (6.76%) Perl
8 206 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 134 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 86 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 73 (2.24%) Scala
12 55 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 44 (1.35%) C
14 36 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 28 (0.86%) VB
16 21 (0.65%) Haskell
17 15 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.40%) F#
18 13 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 549 (16.87%) Degree
2 55 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (1.66%) MCP
4 53 (1.63%) MCSE
5 51 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 50 (1.54%) PMP
7 40 (1.23%) PhD
8 15 (0.46%) ISEB
9 12 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.18%) CCNA
11 6 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.15%) MBA
13 4 (0.12%) ACCA
13 4 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.092%) CIMA
15 2 (0.061%) ISTQB
16 1 (0.031%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.92%) QA
2 44 (1.35%) SLA
3 31 (0.95%) Solvency II
4 21 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.55%) EMIR
5 18 (0.55%) CRD IV
6 17 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.31%) MiFID
8 9 (0.28%) Basel III
9 7 (0.22%) FATCA
10 6 (0.18%) COREP
10 6 (0.18%) FINREP
11 5 (0.15%) RosettaNet
12 4 (0.12%) Basel II
13 2 (0.061%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.031%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.031%) GAAP
System Software
1 95 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.26%) IMail Server
3 16 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.031%) HDFS
6 1 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.031%) Xen
6 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.031%) vSphere
6 1 (0.031%) Varnish
6 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.22%) Control-M
2 6 (0.18%) WSUS
3 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.15%) SCCM
4 4 (0.12%) Nagios
4 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.092%) Oozie
5 3 (0.092%) Puppet
6 2 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.061%) Ansible
7 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.031%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.031%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.031%) OpenView
Vendors
1 404 (12.42%) Oracle
2 372 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 204 (6.27%) Sybase
4 140 (4.30%) Bloomberg
5 128 (3.93%) TIBCO
6 79 (2.43%) Charles River
7 76 (2.34%) Reuters
8 75 (2.30%) Fidessa
9 70 (2.15%) ION Trading
10 62 (1.91%) ServiceNow
11 46 (1.41%) Murex
12 41 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (1.17%) SAP
14 36 (1.11%) Solace
15 33 (1.01%) SimCorp
16 30 (0.92%) Informatica
17 29 (0.89%) HP
18 27 (0.83%) Citrix
18 27 (0.83%) VMware
18 27 (0.83%) Sophis
London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, pension and more
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Hedge Fund Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Base salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: >£90k + >35% Bonus + 16.5% non con Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago