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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 161 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1899 2369 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.78% 2.34% 2.26%
As % of the General category 4.09% 5.25% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1975 2110
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
46470 45097 49104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.57% 44.63% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36779 36414 40839
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 £77,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -19 1728 £70,000 - 234
South East +52 88 £40,000 -17.94% 2
West Midlands -10 36 £38,500 -23.00% 2
East of England -22 15 £55,000 +74.60% 1
South West -29 14 £42,500 -10.52% 2
North West -2 9 £45,000 +68.22%
East Midlands +1 7 £73,750 +55.26% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £35,000 - 2
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1692 (43.36%) Finance
2 1449 (37.13%) SQL
3 1314 (33.68%) Java
4 1266 (32.44%) Banking
5 983 (25.19%) C#
6 835 (21.40%) UNIX
7 830 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 794 (20.35%) Investment Banking
9 760 (19.48%) Derivative
10 736 (18.86%) Degree
11 708 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
12 660 (16.91%) Fixed Income
13 645 (16.53%) Multithreading
14 644 (16.50%) Equities
15 595 (15.25%) SQL Server
16 591 (15.15%) Linux
17 570 (14.61%) .NET
18 551 (14.12%) C++
19 523 (13.40%) Low Latency
20 469 (12.02%) Computer Science
21 459 (11.76%) OO
22 439 (11.25%) Oracle
23 437 (11.20%) Python
24 433 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
25 428 (10.97%) Windows
26 361 (9.25%) Risk Management
26 361 (9.25%) WPF
27 356 (9.12%) Back Office
28 327 (8.38%) Hedge funds
29 323 (8.28%) Perl

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 59 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 45 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 41 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 34 (0.87%) GemFire
6 33 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 24 (0.62%) JBoss
8 23 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.46%) Apache
11 15 (0.38%) IIS
12 10 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.23%) Node.js
14 8 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.21%) nginx
15 7 (0.18%) Confluence
16 5 (0.13%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 244 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.46%) MS Office
3 29 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.41%) MS Project
7 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.026%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (1.15%) LatentZero
2 40 (1.03%) RMDS
3 38 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 32 (0.82%) ION MarketView
5 23 (0.59%) SAP CRM
6 14 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.33%) Kondor+
8 11 (0.28%) Summit
9 10 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
9 10 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
9 10 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
10 9 (0.23%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.21%) Endur
11 8 (0.21%) SAP SM
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.10%) Front Arena
14 3 (0.077%) ZaiNet
14 3 (0.077%) Aligne
14 3 (0.077%) Global One
14 3 (0.077%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.67%) SaaS
2 8 (0.21%) GitHub
2 8 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.077%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.026%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.43%) Internet
2 61 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.18%) SMTP
4 35 (0.90%) Firewall
5 24 (0.62%) FTP
6 12 (0.31%) Multicast
7 10 (0.26%) HTTP
8 7 (0.18%) LDAP
8 7 (0.18%) DNS
8 7 (0.18%) DHCP
8 7 (0.18%) SSL
9 6 (0.15%) VoIP
10 5 (0.13%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.10%) Extranet
11 4 (0.10%) Wireless
12 3 (0.077%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.077%) VPN
12 3 (0.077%) LAN
12 3 (0.077%) SAN
13 2 (0.051%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 175 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 100 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (2.31%) KDB
6 82 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (1.59%) MySQL
8 57 (1.46%) Big Data
9 52 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (1.31%) DB2
11 46 (1.18%) QlikView
12 40 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 38 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 38 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 31 (0.79%) MongoDB
17 29 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (0.67%) OLAP
19 23 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 93 (2.38%) Subversion
2 73 (1.87%) Eclipse
3 43 (1.10%) Maven
4 41 (1.05%) JIRA
5 35 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 30 (0.77%) Git (software)
8 29 (0.74%) NetBeans
9 25 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 24 (0.62%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.59%) JUnit
12 19 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
13 16 (0.41%) NUnit
14 14 (0.36%) Selenium
15 12 (0.31%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.28%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.28%) Artifactory
17 8 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
18 7 (0.18%) jMock
18 7 (0.18%) Mercurial
General
1 1692 (43.36%) Finance
2 1266 (32.44%) Banking
3 794 (20.35%) Investment Banking
4 356 (9.12%) Back Office
5 92 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 85 (2.18%) Retail
7 60 (1.54%) Legal
8 59 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 52 (1.33%) Marketing
10 28 (0.72%) Music Industry
10 28 (0.72%) German Language
11 27 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 22 (0.56%) Games
13 20 (0.51%) Dutch Language
14 12 (0.31%) Advertising
15 8 (0.21%) Military
16 7 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.13%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1925 (49.33%) Developer
2 970 (24.86%) Analyst
3 713 (18.27%) Java Developer
4 459 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 439 (11.25%) Support Analyst
6 411 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 397 (10.17%) Business Analyst
8 218 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 194 (4.97%) Applications Support Analyst
10 191 (4.89%) C++ Developer
11 180 (4.61%) Front Office Developer
12 141 (3.61%) Junior
13 130 (3.33%) Consultant
14 108 (2.77%) WPF Developer
15 106 (2.72%) Junior Developer
16 99 (2.54%) Project Manager
17 98 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
18 92 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
19 91 (2.33%) Excel Developer
20 89 (2.28%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (14.61%) .NET
2 361 (9.25%) WPF
3 210 (5.38%) Spring
4 163 (4.18%) WCF
5 160 (4.10%) XML
6 152 (3.90%) HTML
7 137 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
8 129 (3.31%) Middleware
9 110 (2.82%) ASP.NET
10 102 (2.61%) WinForms
11 99 (2.54%) .NET Framework
12 89 (2.28%) JMS
13 87 (2.23%) Rendezvous
14 81 (2.08%) Hibernate
15 78 (2.00%) J2EE
16 77 (1.97%) CSS
17 73 (1.87%) HTML5
18 70 (1.79%) JSP
19 69 (1.77%) Servlets
20 61 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 830 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 760 (19.48%) Derivative
3 660 (16.91%) Fixed Income
4 644 (16.50%) Equities
5 469 (12.02%) Computer Science
6 433 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
7 327 (8.38%) Hedge funds
8 265 (6.79%) Mathematics
9 194 (4.97%) Algorithms
10 181 (4.64%) Equity Derivative
11 145 (3.72%) Data Structures
12 132 (3.38%) Credit Risk
13 102 (2.61%) Market Risk
14 101 (2.59%) Physics
15 87 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 62 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
17 59 (1.51%) Open Source
18 49 (1.26%) Reference Data
19 41 (1.05%) Grid Computing
19 41 (1.05%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 835 (21.40%) UNIX
2 591 (15.15%) Linux
3 428 (10.97%) Windows
4 69 (1.77%) Solaris
5 33 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 29 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.077%) Android
9 3 (0.077%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.051%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.051%) AIX
10 2 (0.051%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.026%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.026%) Debian
11 1 (0.026%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (16.53%) Multithreading
3 523 (13.40%) Low Latency
4 459 (11.76%) OO
5 361 (9.25%) Risk Management
6 303 (7.77%) Asset Management
7 290 (7.43%) Electronic Trading
8 269 (6.89%) TDD
9 260 (6.66%) Business Analysis
10 247 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 236 (6.05%) Analytics
12 214 (5.48%) Investment Management
13 206 (5.28%) ITIL
14 201 (5.15%) Project Management
15 191 (4.89%) Algorithmic Trading
16 134 (3.43%) Mentoring
17 133 (3.41%) CRM
18 131 (3.36%) E-Commerce
19 122 (3.13%) OOD
20 115 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1449 (37.13%) SQL
2 1314 (33.68%) Java
3 983 (25.19%) C#
4 551 (14.12%) C++
5 437 (11.20%) Python
6 323 (8.28%) Perl
7 317 (8.12%) VBA
8 194 (4.97%) JavaScript
9 121 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 84 (2.15%) C
11 77 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 75 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 55 (1.41%) Scala
14 42 (1.08%) Delphi
14 42 (1.08%) VBScript
15 40 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 32 (0.82%) VB
17 24 (0.62%) Ruby
18 21 (0.54%) PowerShell
19 19 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 736 (18.86%) Degree
2 41 (1.05%) PhD
3 24 (0.62%) ISEB
4 20 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (0.51%) CFA
5 15 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.33%) PMP
7 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.10%) MCP
9 3 (0.077%) MBA
9 3 (0.077%) MCSE
10 2 (0.051%) CRISC
10 2 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.051%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.051%) CISA
10 2 (0.051%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.026%) MCITP
11 1 (0.026%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.48%) QA
2 42 (1.08%) SLA
3 15 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (0.36%) EMIR
5 8 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.15%) MiFID
7 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.10%) COREP
8 4 (0.10%) FATCA
9 3 (0.077%) Basel III
9 3 (0.077%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.051%) FINREP
10 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.026%) UCITS
System Software
1 46 (1.18%) IMail Server
2 30 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.18%) ClearTrust
4 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.051%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.051%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.051%) XenApp
6 1 (0.026%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.026%) vSphere
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.026%) Docker
6 1 (0.026%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 22 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.28%) Puppet
3 11 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.23%) Ansible
5 8 (0.21%) Control-M
5 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.077%) OpenView
7 2 (0.051%) Nagios
7 2 (0.051%) Netcool
7 2 (0.051%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.051%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.026%) WSUS
8 1 (0.026%) SCCM
8 1 (0.026%) SCOM
8 1 (0.026%) Foglight
8 1 (0.026%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.026%) Salt
Vendors
1 439 (11.25%) Oracle
2 303 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 295 (7.56%) Sybase
4 208 (5.33%) Bloomberg
5 157 (4.02%) TIBCO
6 107 (2.74%) thinkFolio
7 105 (2.69%) Fidessa
8 96 (2.46%) Reuters
9 87 (2.23%) Charles River
10 79 (2.02%) 29West
11 71 (1.82%) Murex
12 58 (1.49%) Informatica
13 55 (1.41%) Calypso
13 55 (1.41%) ION Trading
14 45 (1.15%) IBM
15 39 (1.00%) SunGard
16 36 (0.92%) Red Hat
17 32 (0.82%) SAP
18 31 (0.79%) DataSynapse
19 29 (0.74%) Business Objects
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + high bonus + good package
Posted: 21 hours ago