The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 65 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1760 2413 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.84% 5.40% 5.44%
As % of the General category 7.16% 9.95% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1971 2421
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.77%
Front Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24590 24260 27622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.60% 54.34% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19830 19921 23700
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front Office
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the London region.

Front Office Salary Trend in London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in London

Front Office
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
City of London -19 597 £70,000 - 107
Docklands, London -3 7 £82,500 +13.79%
Canary Wharf -7 4 £92,500 +2.77%
Chessington - 3 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +4 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Bromley - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1641 (43.60%) Finance
2 1391 (36.96%) SQL
3 1389 (36.90%) Java
4 1253 (33.29%) Banking
5 1010 (26.83%) C#
6 870 (23.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 825 (21.92%) UNIX
8 816 (21.68%) Investment Banking
9 803 (21.33%) Derivative
10 752 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
11 723 (19.21%) Multithreading
12 705 (18.73%) Degree
13 672 (17.85%) Equities
14 667 (17.72%) Fixed Income
15 581 (15.44%) SQL Server
16 574 (15.25%) C++
17 570 (15.14%) Linux
17 570 (15.14%) Low Latency
18 561 (14.90%) .NET
19 468 (12.43%) OO
20 441 (11.72%) Computer Science
21 436 (11.58%) Python
22 422 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
23 406 (10.79%) Windows
24 394 (10.47%) Oracle
24 394 (10.47%) Risk Management
25 389 (10.33%) WPF
26 348 (9.25%) Hedge funds
27 326 (8.66%) Electronic Trading
28 319 (8.48%) VBA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 58 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
3 40 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 31 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (0.80%) GemFire
6 20 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.45%) IIS
7 17 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.32%) Confluence
8 12 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 12 (0.32%) Apache
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.21%) Node.js
10 8 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.11%) CMS
13 3 (0.080%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.080%) MQSeries
Applications
1 187 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.18%) MS Office
3 26 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.37%) MS Project
6 10 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.027%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 46 (1.22%) LatentZero
2 41 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 35 (0.93%) RMDS
4 26 (0.69%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 11 (0.29%) Kondor+
6 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.24%) Endur
8 8 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Summit
9 7 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
10 6 (0.16%) Front Arena
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.11%) LongView
13 3 (0.080%) Minerva
13 3 (0.080%) Sentinel
13 3 (0.080%) Global One
14 2 (0.053%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.59%) SaaS
2 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.080%) GitHub
3 3 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.080%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 33 (0.88%) Firewall
3 25 (0.66%) FTP
4 23 (0.61%) Internet
5 20 (0.53%) HTTP
6 12 (0.32%) DHCP
7 11 (0.29%) DNS
7 11 (0.29%) Multicast
8 7 (0.19%) LDAP
9 6 (0.16%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.16%) SSL
10 5 (0.13%) SAN
10 5 (0.13%) VPN
10 5 (0.13%) VoIP
10 5 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.11%) LAN
12 3 (0.080%) Extranet
12 3 (0.080%) NAS
13 2 (0.053%) 4G
13 2 (0.053%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 132 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 115 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (2.71%) KDB
5 94 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 92 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (1.57%) Big Data
9 58 (1.54%) DB2
10 51 (1.35%) QlikView
11 47 (1.25%) MySQL
12 41 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 41 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 33 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 31 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (0.74%) Hadoop
17 26 (0.69%) OLAP
18 24 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (2.07%) Subversion
2 72 (1.91%) Eclipse
3 49 (1.30%) Maven
4 40 (1.06%) JIRA
5 38 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.96%) JUnit
7 31 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 26 (0.69%) NUnit
9 22 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 22 (0.58%) NetBeans
10 19 (0.50%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 17 (0.45%) Selenium
13 15 (0.40%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.35%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.29%) jMock
16 9 (0.24%) Ant
17 8 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 7 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
18 7 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 1641 (43.60%) Finance
2 1253 (33.29%) Banking
3 816 (21.68%) Investment Banking
4 318 (8.45%) Back Office
5 98 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 76 (2.02%) Retail
7 62 (1.65%) Legal
8 45 (1.20%) Marketing
9 42 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 33 (0.88%) Games
11 30 (0.80%) Music Industry
12 28 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.29%) Advertising
14 9 (0.24%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.21%) German Language
16 6 (0.16%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.11%) International Banking
18 4 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 2013 (53.48%) Developer
2 837 (22.24%) Analyst
3 764 (20.30%) Java Developer
4 475 (12.62%) C# Developer
5 382 (10.15%) Business Analyst
6 356 (9.46%) Applications Support
7 331 (8.79%) Support Analyst
8 218 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 206 (5.47%) C++ Developer
10 194 (5.15%) Front Office Developer
11 164 (4.36%) Applications Support Analyst
12 127 (3.37%) Junior
13 113 (3.00%) Python Developer
14 112 (2.98%) WPF Developer
15 105 (2.79%) Project Manager
16 99 (2.63%) Excel Developer
17 98 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 94 (2.50%) Team Leader
19 93 (2.47%) Junior Developer
20 89 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (14.90%) .NET
2 389 (10.33%) WPF
3 240 (6.38%) Spring
4 197 (5.23%) WCF
5 165 (4.38%) XML
6 145 (3.85%) HTML
7 143 (3.80%) Middleware
8 140 (3.72%) FIX Protocol
9 106 (2.82%) ASP.NET
10 104 (2.76%) Rendezvous
11 95 (2.52%) .NET Framework
12 94 (2.50%) WinForms
13 90 (2.39%) JMS
14 87 (2.31%) Hibernate
15 84 (2.23%) J2EE
16 72 (1.91%) CSS
17 66 (1.75%) HTML5
18 65 (1.73%) JSP
18 65 (1.73%) Servlets
19 56 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 870 (23.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 803 (21.33%) Derivative
3 672 (17.85%) Equities
4 667 (17.72%) Fixed Income
5 441 (11.72%) Computer Science
6 422 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
7 348 (9.25%) Hedge funds
8 266 (7.07%) Mathematics
9 202 (5.37%) Equity Derivative
10 129 (3.43%) Credit Risk
11 109 (2.90%) Physics
12 107 (2.84%) Market Risk
13 87 (2.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 69 (1.83%) Open Source
15 68 (1.81%) Credit Derivative
16 55 (1.46%) Reference Data
17 52 (1.38%) N-Tier
18 44 (1.17%) Grid Computing
19 37 (0.98%) Client/Server
20 35 (0.93%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 825 (21.92%) UNIX
2 570 (15.14%) Linux
3 406 (10.79%) Windows
4 59 (1.57%) Solaris
5 32 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 27 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.080%) Android
10 2 (0.053%) AIX
10 2 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.027%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.027%) HPUX
11 1 (0.027%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (19.21%) Multithreading
3 570 (15.14%) Low Latency
4 468 (12.43%) OO
5 394 (10.47%) Risk Management
6 326 (8.66%) Electronic Trading
7 303 (8.05%) Asset Management
8 289 (7.68%) TDD
9 240 (6.38%) Algorithmic Trading
9 240 (6.38%) Investment Management
10 237 (6.30%) Software Engineering
11 233 (6.19%) Analytics
12 231 (6.14%) Business Analysis
13 197 (5.23%) Project Management
14 135 (3.59%) E-Commerce
15 130 (3.45%) Mentoring
16 124 (3.29%) ITIL
17 119 (3.16%) Migration
17 119 (3.16%) MVVM
18 113 (3.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1391 (36.96%) SQL
2 1389 (36.90%) Java
3 1010 (26.83%) C#
4 574 (15.25%) C++
5 436 (11.58%) Python
6 319 (8.48%) VBA
7 307 (8.16%) Perl
8 169 (4.49%) JavaScript
9 123 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 99 (2.63%) C
11 88 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 69 (1.83%) Scala
13 65 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 40 (1.06%) Delphi
15 34 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 32 (0.85%) VB
17 28 (0.74%) Ruby
18 27 (0.72%) VBScript
19 22 (0.58%) PowerShell
20 21 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 705 (18.73%) Degree
2 52 (1.38%) PhD
3 32 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 31 (0.82%) CFA
5 30 (0.80%) PMP
6 17 (0.45%) ISEB
7 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.11%) MCSE
11 3 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.080%) CCNA
11 3 (0.080%) MCP
12 2 (0.053%) CRISC
12 2 (0.053%) IIBA
12 2 (0.053%) MBA
12 2 (0.053%) CISA
13 1 (0.027%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.027%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.65%) QA
2 22 (0.58%) EMIR
2 22 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (0.40%) SLA
4 11 (0.29%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.24%) MiFID
6 7 (0.19%) CRD IV
6 7 (0.19%) FATCA
7 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.080%) COREP
9 2 (0.053%) Basel III
9 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.053%) UCITS
10 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.027%) FINREP
10 1 (0.027%) Basel II
System Software
1 33 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (0.19%) ClearTrust
3 7 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.053%) XenApp
5 2 (0.053%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.027%) Docker
6 1 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.027%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.19%) Control-M
5 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.13%) Puppet
6 4 (0.11%) Ansible
7 2 (0.053%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.053%) SCCM
7 2 (0.053%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.053%) Nagios
7 2 (0.053%) OpenView
8 1 (0.027%) Salt
8 1 (0.027%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.027%) Foglight
8 1 (0.027%) WSUS
8 1 (0.027%) SCOM
8 1 (0.027%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.027%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 394 (10.47%) Oracle
2 298 (7.92%) Sybase
3 210 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 199 (5.29%) Bloomberg
5 170 (4.52%) TIBCO
6 113 (3.00%) Fidessa
7 99 (2.63%) thinkFolio
8 93 (2.47%) 29West
9 91 (2.42%) Reuters
10 87 (2.31%) Charles River
11 65 (1.73%) Murex
11 65 (1.73%) Informatica
12 52 (1.38%) ION Trading
13 48 (1.28%) Calypso
13 48 (1.28%) IBM
14 35 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 33 (0.88%) Business Objects
16 31 (0.82%) SunGard
17 25 (0.66%) DataSynapse
18 23 (0.61%) JBoss
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago