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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 194 158 120
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -38
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1654 2111 2489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.88% 2.35%
As % of the General category 3.62% 4.25% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1705 2072
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
45671 49710 46142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.19% 44.19% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36203 38936 37051
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 1544 £70,000 -3.44% 239
South East +20 78 £38,000 +6.66% 8
East of England +39 14 £35,000 +27.27%
West Midlands -20 8 £50,000 - 1
North West +2 6 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Yorkshire +13 4 £40,000 -
South West -9 3 £32,000 - 5
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1517 (46.92%) Finance
2 1100 (34.02%) SQL
3 1092 (33.78%) Banking
4 958 (29.63%) Java
5 869 (26.88%) C#
6 777 (24.03%) Investment Banking
7 711 (21.99%) Derivative
8 639 (19.76%) Fixed Income
9 557 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
10 541 (16.73%) Multithreading
11 534 (16.52%) SQL Server
12 532 (16.46%) UNIX
13 531 (16.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 519 (16.05%) Degree
15 493 (15.25%) .NET
16 473 (14.63%) Equities
17 411 (12.71%) C++
18 404 (12.50%) Linux
19 397 (12.28%) Windows
20 386 (11.94%) Oracle
21 373 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
22 354 (10.95%) Microsoft
23 353 (10.92%) Back Office
23 353 (10.92%) Low Latency
24 325 (10.05%) Python
25 308 (9.53%) OO
26 303 (9.37%) Computer Science
27 298 (9.22%) Asset Management
28 294 (9.09%) WPF
29 274 (8.48%) Risk Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 53 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 37 (1.14%) JBoss
4 31 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 30 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 23 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 21 (0.65%) Node.js
7 21 (0.65%) Apache
8 19 (0.59%) Confluence
9 17 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (0.46%) GemFire
12 12 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.28%) IIS
15 6 (0.19%) SugarCRM
16 5 (0.15%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 211 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.66%) MS Office
3 25 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.19%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.062%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.062%) MS Project
8 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 90 (2.78%) thinkFolio
2 42 (1.30%) RMDS
3 39 (1.21%) ION MarketView
4 36 (1.11%) Markit EDM
5 35 (1.08%) LatentZero
6 26 (0.80%) Endur
6 26 (0.80%) SAP CRM
7 21 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
8 15 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
10 11 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
11 8 (0.25%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.25%) SAP SM
12 7 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
13 6 (0.19%) Sage CRM
13 6 (0.19%) LongView
13 6 (0.19%) Adaptiv
14 5 (0.15%) Front Arena
14 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (2.97%) SaaS
2 6 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.15%) GitHub
4 4 (0.12%) Force.com
5 2 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.062%) Office 365
6 1 (0.031%) Boomi
6 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.10%) Internet
2 43 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.14%) SMTP
4 23 (0.71%) FTP
4 23 (0.71%) WAN
5 18 (0.56%) LAN
6 17 (0.53%) Firewall
7 9 (0.28%) SSL
8 8 (0.25%) VoIP
9 7 (0.22%) HTTP
10 6 (0.19%) SAN
10 6 (0.19%) DNS
11 5 (0.15%) VLAN
11 5 (0.15%) Network Security
11 5 (0.15%) DHCP
12 4 (0.12%) SNMP
12 4 (0.12%) Intranet
12 4 (0.12%) Multicast
13 3 (0.093%) NAS
13 3 (0.093%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 152 (4.70%) Relational Database
3 86 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 58 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (1.42%) KDB
8 44 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 35 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (1.05%) DB2
13 33 (1.02%) Big Data
14 30 (0.93%) OLAP
14 30 (0.93%) QlikView
15 26 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.80%) MySQL
16 25 (0.77%) NoSQL
17 22 (0.68%) MongoDB
18 19 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 59 (1.82%) Subversion
2 54 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.36%) TeamCity
4 40 (1.24%) Maven
5 36 (1.11%) JIRA
6 29 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 23 (0.71%) NUnit
8 21 (0.65%) JUnit
8 21 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 19 (0.59%) MSTest
10 16 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.46%) Moq
12 14 (0.43%) Ant
12 14 (0.43%) Hudson
13 11 (0.34%) Selenium
14 10 (0.31%) FindBugs
15 9 (0.28%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.25%) JBehave
17 7 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 1517 (46.92%) Finance
2 1092 (33.78%) Banking
3 777 (24.03%) Investment Banking
4 353 (10.92%) Back Office
5 156 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 93 (2.88%) Retail
7 67 (2.07%) Retail Banking
8 64 (1.98%) Marketing
9 59 (1.82%) Legal
10 24 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.62%) Games
12 18 (0.56%) German Language
13 16 (0.49%) Private Banking
14 15 (0.46%) French Language
15 12 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.34%) Dutch Language
17 10 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.22%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.22%) Publishing
19 6 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1567 (48.47%) Developer
2 828 (25.61%) Analyst
3 563 (17.41%) Java Developer
4 442 (13.67%) C# Developer
5 404 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 395 (12.22%) Applications Support
7 301 (9.31%) Business Analyst
8 183 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 158 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 127 (3.93%) C++ Developer
11 119 (3.68%) Front Office Developer
12 111 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 100 (3.09%) Consultant
14 97 (3.00%) .NET Developer
15 84 (2.60%) Programmer
16 76 (2.35%) Quantitative Developer
17 71 (2.20%) Project Manager
18 65 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
19 64 (1.98%) Excel Developer
20 62 (1.92%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (15.25%) .NET
2 294 (9.09%) WPF
3 220 (6.80%) FIX Protocol
4 190 (5.88%) WCF
5 183 (5.66%) XML
6 140 (4.33%) Spring
7 121 (3.74%) HTML
8 117 (3.62%) ASP.NET
9 95 (2.94%) Middleware
10 91 (2.81%) WinForms
10 91 (2.81%) Web Services
11 78 (2.41%) JMS
12 75 (2.32%) Hibernate
12 75 (2.32%) .NET Framework
13 72 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (2.04%) SOAP
15 60 (1.86%) HTML5
16 56 (1.73%) J2EE
17 54 (1.67%) AngularJS
18 51 (1.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 711 (21.99%) Derivative
2 639 (19.76%) Fixed Income
3 531 (16.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 473 (14.63%) Equities
5 373 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 303 (9.37%) Computer Science
7 263 (8.13%) Hedge funds
8 164 (5.07%) Equity Derivative
9 139 (4.30%) Mathematics
10 100 (3.09%) Data Structures
11 95 (2.94%) Algorithms
12 92 (2.85%) Credit Risk
13 65 (2.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 65 (2.01%) Blackberry
13 65 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
14 63 (1.95%) N-Tier
15 60 (1.86%) Market Risk
16 52 (1.61%) Management Information System
16 52 (1.61%) Spread Betting
17 51 (1.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 532 (16.46%) UNIX
2 404 (12.50%) Linux
3 397 (12.28%) Windows
4 69 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 31 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (0.59%) Solaris
7 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.25%) Android
12 5 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.062%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.062%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.031%) AIX
15 1 (0.031%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (16.73%) Multithreading
3 353 (10.92%) Low Latency
4 308 (9.53%) OO
5 298 (9.22%) Asset Management
6 274 (8.48%) Risk Management
7 243 (7.52%) TDD
8 221 (6.84%) Investment Management
9 209 (6.46%) Analytics
10 205 (6.34%) ITIL
11 194 (6.00%) Business Analysis
12 185 (5.72%) Algorithmic Trading
13 172 (5.32%) Project Management
14 169 (5.23%) Electronic Trading
15 157 (4.86%) Software Engineering
16 133 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 128 (3.96%) CRM
18 118 (3.65%) OOD
19 116 (3.59%) Unit Testing
20 114 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1100 (34.02%) SQL
2 958 (29.63%) Java
3 869 (26.88%) C#
4 411 (12.71%) C++
5 325 (10.05%) Python
6 262 (8.10%) VBA
7 208 (6.43%) Perl
8 179 (5.54%) JavaScript
9 119 (3.68%) T-SQL
10 73 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 72 (2.23%) Scala
12 64 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 57 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 46 (1.42%) C
15 31 (0.96%) VB
16 28 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.68%) VBScript
18 21 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.65%) Delphi
19 19 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 519 (16.05%) Degree
2 51 (1.58%) MCP
2 51 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (1.55%) MCSE
4 43 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 42 (1.30%) PMP
6 37 (1.14%) PhD
7 20 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (0.46%) ISEB
9 9 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.19%) CCNA
10 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) MBA
12 3 (0.093%) ACCA
12 3 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.062%) CFA
14 1 (0.031%) MCDST
14 1 (0.031%) CIMA
14 1 (0.031%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.97%) QA
2 50 (1.55%) SLA
3 26 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (0.68%) EMIR
5 20 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 19 (0.59%) CRD IV
7 14 (0.43%) Basel III
8 13 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.28%) COREP
9 9 (0.28%) FINREP
10 8 (0.25%) MiFID
10 8 (0.25%) FATCA
11 5 (0.15%) RosettaNet
11 5 (0.15%) Basel II
12 2 (0.062%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.031%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.031%) GAAP
System Software
1 85 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.02%) IMail Server
3 14 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.093%) XenApp
7 1 (0.031%) Varnish
7 1 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.031%) Xen
7 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.22%) Puppet
2 6 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (0.19%) WSUS
3 5 (0.15%) SCCM
3 5 (0.15%) Ansible
3 5 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.12%) Nagios
4 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.093%) Control-M
5 3 (0.093%) RTView
6 2 (0.062%) Netcool
6 2 (0.062%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.031%) OpenView
7 1 (0.031%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.031%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 386 (11.94%) Oracle
2 354 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 203 (6.28%) Sybase
4 149 (4.61%) Bloomberg
5 144 (4.45%) TIBCO
6 82 (2.54%) Charles River
7 75 (2.32%) ION Trading
8 65 (2.01%) Fidessa
9 62 (1.92%) Reuters
10 54 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 47 (1.45%) SAP
12 45 (1.39%) Informatica
13 43 (1.33%) 29West
14 40 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
15 38 (1.18%) Murex
16 32 (0.99%) IBM
17 30 (0.93%) SimCorp
18 27 (0.84%) Sophis
18 27 (0.84%) Tableau
19 26 (0.80%) FactSet
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + hedge-fund level bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday