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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 208 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1476 2009 2147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.49% 2.02% 2.13%
As % of the General category 3.40% 4.59% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1626 1831
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
43356 43804 44375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.72% 44.12% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34736 34295 36245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -22 1402 £70,000 - 223
South East -13 47 £67,500 +86.20% 4
East of England -1 8 £35,000 +27.27% 3
South West -16 5 £42,500 -37.03% 5
West Midlands -52 4 £50,000 +33.33%
North West -3 3 £32,500 +58.53% 4
Yorkshire -11 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +22 1 £77,500 - 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1535 (46.19%) Finance
2 1143 (34.40%) Banking
3 1136 (34.19%) SQL
4 1018 (30.63%) Java
5 911 (27.41%) C#
6 776 (23.35%) Investment Banking
7 650 (19.56%) Derivative
8 629 (18.93%) Fixed Income
9 578 (17.39%) UNIX
10 565 (17.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 551 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
12 519 (15.62%) Degree
13 515 (15.50%) Multithreading
14 504 (15.17%) .NET
15 498 (14.99%) SQL Server
16 451 (13.57%) Equities
17 447 (13.45%) C++
18 422 (12.70%) Linux
19 420 (12.64%) Windows
20 403 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
21 396 (11.92%) Oracle
22 366 (11.01%) Microsoft
23 339 (10.20%) Low Latency
24 338 (10.17%) OO
25 337 (10.14%) Back Office
26 314 (9.45%) WPF
27 295 (8.88%) Computer Science
27 295 (8.88%) Python
28 281 (8.46%) Asset Management
29 273 (8.22%) Risk Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 55 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
1 55 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
2 50 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.05%) JBoss
4 26 (0.78%) GemFire
5 24 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 23 (0.69%) Apache
7 22 (0.66%) Node.js
7 22 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 19 (0.57%) Confluence
8 19 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (0.42%) IIS
12 13 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.39%) nginx
13 10 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.21%) MTS
Applications
1 183 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 90 (2.71%) MS Office
3 35 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.18%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.060%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.030%) SPSS
9 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 90 (2.71%) thinkFolio
2 40 (1.20%) ION MarketView
3 38 (1.14%) LatentZero
4 37 (1.11%) RMDS
5 31 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 27 (0.81%) Markit EDM
7 21 (0.63%) Endur
8 15 (0.45%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.42%) SAP SM
10 12 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
11 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
12 7 (0.21%) LongView
12 7 (0.21%) Rolfe and Nolan
13 6 (0.18%) Aligne
14 5 (0.15%) Summit
14 5 (0.15%) Front Arena
15 4 (0.12%) Kondor+
16 3 (0.090%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.14%) SaaS
2 13 (0.39%) GitHub
2 13 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.12%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.060%) Force.com
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.41%) Internet
2 44 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 23 (0.69%) Firewall
4 20 (0.60%) FTP
5 13 (0.39%) WAN
6 12 (0.36%) SMTP
7 9 (0.27%) SSL
8 7 (0.21%) LAN
9 6 (0.18%) Multicast
10 5 (0.15%) SAN
10 5 (0.15%) DNS
10 5 (0.15%) DHCP
10 5 (0.15%) HTTP
10 5 (0.15%) Network Security
11 4 (0.12%) Extranet
11 4 (0.12%) SSH
11 4 (0.12%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.090%) VoIP
13 2 (0.060%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.060%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 145 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 84 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 68 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 41 (1.23%) KDB
10 37 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (1.11%) Big Data
11 36 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.05%) QlikView
13 33 (0.99%) DB2
14 27 (0.81%) OLAP
15 26 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (0.75%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.57%) MySQL
18 16 (0.48%) NoSQL
18 16 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (1.93%) Subversion
2 48 (1.44%) Maven
3 47 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.20%) JIRA
4 40 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 30 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 26 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.60%) JUnit
9 17 (0.51%) NUnit
10 15 (0.45%) Ant
11 14 (0.42%) Hudson
12 13 (0.39%) Artifactory
12 13 (0.39%) MSTest
13 12 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.33%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.30%) FindBugs
16 9 (0.27%) Selenium
16 9 (0.27%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.18%) ClearCase
General
1 1535 (46.19%) Finance
2 1143 (34.40%) Banking
3 776 (23.35%) Investment Banking
4 337 (10.14%) Back Office
5 138 (4.15%) Financial Institution
6 89 (2.68%) Retail
7 61 (1.84%) Marketing
8 59 (1.78%) Legal
9 55 (1.66%) Retail Banking
10 34 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.45%) Private Banking
12 14 (0.42%) Music Industry
12 14 (0.42%) French Language
13 12 (0.36%) Games
14 11 (0.33%) Billing
15 10 (0.30%) German Language
16 9 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.24%) Military
18 7 (0.21%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1611 (48.48%) Developer
2 846 (25.46%) Analyst
3 581 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 446 (13.42%) C# Developer
5 422 (12.70%) Support Analyst
6 387 (11.65%) Applications Support
7 316 (9.51%) Business Analyst
8 198 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
9 155 (4.66%) Senior Developer
10 146 (4.39%) Front Office Developer
11 138 (4.15%) C++ Developer
12 104 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
13 83 (2.50%) Quantitative Developer
14 81 (2.44%) Consultant
15 79 (2.38%) Programmer
15 79 (2.38%) .NET Developer
16 77 (2.32%) Junior
17 73 (2.20%) Team Leader
18 71 (2.14%) WPF Developer
19 67 (2.02%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (15.17%) .NET
2 314 (9.45%) WPF
3 211 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
4 173 (5.21%) WCF
5 166 (5.00%) Spring
6 163 (4.91%) XML
7 131 (3.94%) ASP.NET
8 122 (3.67%) HTML
9 100 (3.01%) WinForms
10 99 (2.98%) Middleware
11 82 (2.47%) Hibernate
12 77 (2.32%) JMS
13 72 (2.17%) .NET Framework
13 72 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (2.11%) Web Services
15 67 (2.02%) J2EE
16 64 (1.93%) HTML5
17 57 (1.72%) SOAP
17 57 (1.72%) Rendezvous
18 51 (1.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 650 (19.56%) Derivative
2 629 (18.93%) Fixed Income
3 565 (17.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 451 (13.57%) Equities
5 403 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
6 295 (8.88%) Computer Science
7 248 (7.46%) Hedge funds
8 153 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
9 131 (3.94%) Mathematics
10 120 (3.61%) Credit Risk
11 92 (2.77%) Algorithms
12 80 (2.41%) Market Risk
13 79 (2.38%) Data Structures
14 62 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
15 59 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 58 (1.75%) Management Information System
17 55 (1.66%) N-Tier
18 54 (1.63%) Blackberry
18 54 (1.63%) Open Source
19 50 (1.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 578 (17.39%) UNIX
2 422 (12.70%) Linux
3 420 (12.64%) Windows
4 65 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 33 (0.99%) Solaris
6 31 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 17 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.27%) Android
11 6 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.060%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.060%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.060%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.030%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (15.50%) Multithreading
3 339 (10.20%) Low Latency
4 338 (10.17%) OO
5 281 (8.46%) Asset Management
6 273 (8.22%) Risk Management
7 233 (7.01%) TDD
8 230 (6.92%) ITIL
9 212 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 211 (6.35%) Analytics
11 208 (6.26%) Investment Management
12 179 (5.39%) Algorithmic Trading
13 172 (5.18%) Electronic Trading
14 163 (4.91%) Software Engineering
15 154 (4.63%) Project Management
16 146 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 121 (3.64%) OOD
18 113 (3.40%) CRM
19 107 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
20 102 (3.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1136 (34.19%) SQL
2 1018 (30.63%) Java
3 911 (27.41%) C#
4 447 (13.45%) C++
5 295 (8.88%) Python
6 268 (8.07%) VBA
7 191 (5.75%) Perl
8 177 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 112 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 64 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 62 (1.87%) C
11 62 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 61 (1.84%) Scala
13 58 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 37 (1.11%) VBScript
15 35 (1.05%) VB
16 30 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 26 (0.78%) Delphi
18 21 (0.63%) Groovy
19 19 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 519 (15.62%) Degree
2 39 (1.17%) MCP
2 39 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (1.14%) MCSE
4 37 (1.11%) VCP4
5 33 (0.99%) PhD
6 30 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 29 (0.87%) PMP
8 19 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.39%) ISEB
10 9 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) CFA
12 3 (0.090%) MBA
12 3 (0.090%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.090%) CCNA
12 3 (0.090%) ACCA
13 2 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.030%) CIMA
14 1 (0.030%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.64%) QA
2 61 (1.84%) SLA
3 25 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (0.69%) EMIR
5 18 (0.54%) CRD IV
6 16 (0.48%) Basel III
7 15 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.39%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.27%) COREP
11 8 (0.24%) MiFID
11 8 (0.24%) FINREP
12 7 (0.21%) FATCA
13 5 (0.15%) Basel II
14 2 (0.060%) RosettaNet
15 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.030%) GAAP
System Software
1 71 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.36%) IMail Server
3 9 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.060%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.030%) GridGain
7 1 (0.030%) Docker
7 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.030%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.030%) Xen
7 1 (0.030%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (0.51%) Puppet
2 16 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.42%) Ansible
4 12 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.15%) Control-M
7 4 (0.12%) WSUS
8 3 (0.090%) RTView
8 3 (0.090%) Netcool
8 3 (0.090%) OpenView
9 2 (0.060%) SCCM
9 2 (0.060%) Nagios
9 2 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.030%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.030%) Salt
10 1 (0.030%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.030%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.030%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 396 (11.92%) Oracle
2 366 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 207 (6.23%) Sybase
4 169 (5.09%) Bloomberg
5 142 (4.27%) TIBCO
6 79 (2.38%) Charles River
7 73 (2.20%) ION Trading
8 68 (2.05%) Reuters
9 64 (1.93%) Fidessa
10 55 (1.66%) 29West
11 50 (1.50%) Murex
12 49 (1.47%) SAP
13 45 (1.35%) Informatica
14 43 (1.29%) IBM
14 43 (1.29%) Calypso
15 39 (1.17%) ServiceNow
16 37 (1.11%) DataSynapse
17 34 (1.02%) FactSet
18 29 (0.87%) Citrix
19 28 (0.84%) Tableau
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000 + package and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 84000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago