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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 181 145 157
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1720 1972 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.96% 1.87%
As % of the General category 3.83% 4.53% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1645 1770
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +6.74%
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
44921 43577 46662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.37% 43.33% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36410 34335 39209
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -14 1588 £70,000 - 128
South East +48 84 £36,000 -42.40% 1
South West -18 18 £42,500 -10.52%
West Midlands -33 12 £38,500 -9.41%
East of England -16 9 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands +20 4 £77,500 +63.15% 1
North West -13 2 £20,000 - 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
South Coast - 1 £37,500 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1605 (44.34%) Finance
2 1337 (36.93%) SQL
3 1227 (33.90%) Banking
4 1140 (31.49%) Java
5 933 (25.77%) C#
6 792 (21.88%) Investment Banking
7 762 (21.05%) UNIX
8 706 (19.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 700 (19.34%) Derivative
10 662 (18.29%) Fixed Income
11 626 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
12 560 (15.47%) Degree
13 554 (15.30%) Multithreading
14 536 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 531 (14.67%) Equities
16 513 (14.17%) Linux
17 511 (14.12%) C++
17 511 (14.12%) .NET
18 442 (12.21%) Windows
19 430 (11.88%) Oracle
20 391 (10.80%) OO
21 385 (10.64%) Low Latency
22 380 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
23 367 (10.14%) Python
24 362 (10.00%) Computer Science
25 359 (9.92%) Back Office
26 332 (9.17%) Microsoft
27 316 (8.73%) WPF
28 307 (8.48%) Risk Management
29 294 (8.12%) Perl

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
2 61 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
3 49 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.16%) JBoss
5 34 (0.94%) GemFire
6 26 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 23 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.61%) Apache
9 20 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (0.47%) Confluence
12 14 (0.39%) Node.js
13 13 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.36%) nginx
14 12 (0.33%) IIS
14 12 (0.33%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 201 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.51%) MS Office
3 35 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.28%) MS Project
7 5 (0.14%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.055%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.02%) ION MarketView
2 34 (0.94%) LatentZero
3 32 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 30 (0.83%) RMDS
5 27 (0.75%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.39%) SAP SM
8 13 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
9 12 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
9 12 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
10 10 (0.28%) Endur
11 7 (0.19%) Summit
12 5 (0.14%) Aligne
12 5 (0.14%) Kondor+
12 5 (0.14%) LongView
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
14 3 (0.083%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 3 (0.083%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.46%) SaaS
2 15 (0.41%) CloudBees
3 13 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.36%) GitHub
4 3 (0.083%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.055%) Force.com
6 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.04%) Internet
2 45 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 32 (0.88%) SMTP
4 30 (0.83%) Firewall
5 18 (0.50%) FTP
6 14 (0.39%) Multicast
7 7 (0.19%) HTTP
7 7 (0.19%) LDAP
7 7 (0.19%) VoIP
7 7 (0.19%) SSL
8 6 (0.17%) LAN
9 5 (0.14%) DHCP
9 5 (0.14%) Extranet
9 5 (0.14%) DNS
10 4 (0.11%) WAN
10 4 (0.11%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.11%) SSH
11 3 (0.083%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (0.083%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.055%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 169 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 78 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (1.55%) Big Data
7 55 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 52 (1.44%) KDB
9 49 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.35%) QlikView
10 46 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 38 (1.05%) DB2
12 35 (0.97%) MySQL
12 35 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 35 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 28 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 22 (0.61%) OLAP
16 22 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 86 (2.38%) Subversion
2 57 (1.57%) Maven
3 51 (1.41%) JIRA
4 44 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 34 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 30 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 25 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 18 (0.50%) Ant
9 18 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.44%) JUnit
11 15 (0.41%) NetBeans
11 15 (0.41%) NUnit
12 14 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.39%) Hudson
13 13 (0.36%) Artifactory
14 11 (0.30%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.30%) Selenium
15 10 (0.28%) FindBugs
16 7 (0.19%) jMock
General
1 1605 (44.34%) Finance
2 1227 (33.90%) Banking
3 792 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 359 (9.92%) Back Office
5 111 (3.07%) Financial Institution
6 91 (2.51%) Retail
7 53 (1.46%) Legal
7 53 (1.46%) Marketing
8 46 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 45 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.47%) German Language
11 15 (0.41%) Music Industry
12 13 (0.36%) Games
13 12 (0.33%) Advertising
14 10 (0.28%) Billing
14 10 (0.28%) Dutch Language
15 8 (0.22%) Military
16 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.19%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1739 (48.04%) Developer
2 906 (25.03%) Analyst
3 632 (17.46%) Java Developer
4 441 (12.18%) C# Developer
5 438 (12.10%) Support Analyst
6 427 (11.80%) Applications Support
7 350 (9.67%) Business Analyst
8 203 (5.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 174 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 166 (4.59%) Front Office Developer
11 155 (4.28%) C++ Developer
12 106 (2.93%) Junior
13 102 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 99 (2.73%) Consultant
15 88 (2.43%) Project Manager
16 87 (2.40%) Programmer
17 86 (2.38%) WPF Developer
18 84 (2.32%) Junior Developer
19 83 (2.29%) Team Leader
19 83 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (14.12%) .NET
2 316 (8.73%) WPF
3 254 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
4 213 (5.88%) Spring
5 155 (4.28%) WCF
6 150 (4.14%) XML
7 138 (3.81%) HTML
8 116 (3.20%) ASP.NET
9 106 (2.93%) Middleware
10 103 (2.85%) Hibernate
11 99 (2.73%) WinForms
12 85 (2.35%) JMS
13 82 (2.27%) HTML5
14 75 (2.07%) J2EE
15 73 (2.02%) Rendezvous
16 66 (1.82%) CSS
17 65 (1.80%) .NET Framework
18 64 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
19 61 (1.69%) REST
20 55 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 706 (19.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 700 (19.34%) Derivative
3 662 (18.29%) Fixed Income
4 531 (14.67%) Equities
5 380 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
6 362 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 250 (6.91%) Hedge funds
8 171 (4.72%) Mathematics
9 163 (4.50%) Equity Derivative
10 117 (3.23%) Credit Risk
11 106 (2.93%) Algorithms
12 94 (2.60%) Market Risk
13 92 (2.54%) Data Structures
14 78 (2.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 63 (1.74%) Physics
16 60 (1.66%) Management Information System
17 58 (1.60%) Open Source
18 56 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
19 53 (1.46%) Grid Computing
20 52 (1.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 762 (21.05%) UNIX
2 513 (14.17%) Linux
3 442 (12.21%) Windows
4 44 (1.22%) Solaris
5 35 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 26 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.25%) Android
11 6 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.083%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.028%) Debian
13 1 (0.028%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.028%) AIX
13 1 (0.028%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (15.30%) Multithreading
3 391 (10.80%) OO
4 385 (10.64%) Low Latency
5 307 (8.48%) Risk Management
6 277 (7.65%) Asset Management
7 240 (6.63%) TDD
8 236 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
9 229 (6.33%) ITIL
10 219 (6.05%) Business Analysis
11 208 (5.75%) Analytics
12 192 (5.30%) Software Engineering
13 188 (5.19%) Investment Management
14 171 (4.72%) Algorithmic Trading
15 170 (4.70%) Project Management
16 129 (3.56%) Mentoring
17 124 (3.43%) CRM
18 123 (3.40%) OOD
19 119 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
20 115 (3.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1337 (36.93%) SQL
2 1140 (31.49%) Java
3 933 (25.77%) C#
4 511 (14.12%) C++
5 367 (10.14%) Python
6 294 (8.12%) Perl
7 278 (7.68%) VBA
8 188 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 111 (3.07%) T-SQL
10 79 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 65 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 63 (1.74%) C
13 57 (1.57%) Scala
13 57 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 47 (1.30%) VBScript
15 46 (1.27%) Delphi
16 43 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 40 (1.10%) VB
18 29 (0.80%) Groovy
19 17 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 560 (15.47%) Degree
2 27 (0.75%) PhD
3 22 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (0.52%) ISEB
5 14 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.36%) PMP
7 12 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.25%) CFA
9 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.17%) MCP
10 6 (0.17%) MCSE
11 4 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.083%) MBA
13 2 (0.055%) CCNA
13 2 (0.055%) ACCA
13 2 (0.055%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.055%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.055%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.028%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.028%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.95%) QA
2 58 (1.60%) SLA
3 24 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.50%) EMIR
5 12 (0.33%) Basel III
6 11 (0.30%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.17%) MiFID
9 5 (0.14%) COREP
10 4 (0.11%) FINREP
10 4 (0.11%) FATCA
11 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.055%) Basel II
13 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.88%) IMail Server
3 11 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.19%) ClearTrust
5 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.028%) GridGain
8 1 (0.028%) Docker
8 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (0.47%) Puppet
2 16 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.39%) Ansible
5 12 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.19%) Control-M
8 4 (0.11%) Netcool
9 3 (0.083%) OpenView
9 3 (0.083%) Nagios
9 3 (0.083%) RTView
10 2 (0.055%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.028%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.028%) WSUS
11 1 (0.028%) SCCM
11 1 (0.028%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.028%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.028%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.028%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.028%) Salt
Vendors
1 430 (11.88%) Oracle
2 332 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 274 (7.57%) Sybase
4 200 (5.52%) Bloomberg
5 163 (4.50%) TIBCO
6 90 (2.49%) Fidessa
7 89 (2.46%) thinkFolio
8 87 (2.40%) Charles River
9 86 (2.38%) Reuters
10 67 (1.85%) ION Trading
10 67 (1.85%) Murex
11 61 (1.69%) Calypso
12 55 (1.52%) Informatica
13 50 (1.38%) DataSynapse
14 49 (1.35%) 29West
15 45 (1.24%) IBM
16 44 (1.22%) SAP
17 33 (0.91%) Business Objects
18 27 (0.75%) SunGard
18 27 (0.75%) FactSet
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k (multiple roles) + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Macquarie
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + lucrative bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago