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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 66 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1832 1820 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.10% 3.92% 5.51%
As % of the General category 7.47% 7.30% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1617 1998
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
24518 24927 23893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.93% 53.66% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20460 20097 19606
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
City of London +13 604 £70,000 - 92
Docklands, London +6 14 £90,000 +9.09% 1
Canary Wharf +8 13 £75,000 -18.91%
Mayfair - 6 £85,000 -
Uxbridge +4 1 £25,000 -56.52%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1627 (47.26%) Finance
2 1328 (38.57%) SQL
3 1129 (32.79%) Banking
4 1051 (30.53%) Java
5 1018 (29.57%) C#
6 856 (24.86%) Derivative
7 749 (21.75%) Investment Banking
8 733 (21.29%) UNIX
9 670 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 647 (18.79%) Equities
11 644 (18.70%) Fixed Income
12 626 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 595 (17.28%) .NET
14 574 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 568 (16.50%) Degree
16 544 (15.80%) Linux
17 515 (14.96%) Multithreading
18 506 (14.70%) C++
19 483 (14.03%) Python
20 443 (12.87%) Oracle
21 424 (12.31%) Computer Science
22 402 (11.68%) Windows
23 395 (11.47%) WPF
24 375 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
25 370 (10.75%) Risk Management
26 369 (10.72%) Low Latency
27 353 (10.25%) Back Office
28 342 (9.93%) Asset Management
29 331 (9.61%) Hedge funds
30 299 (8.68%) TDD

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 40 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 23 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 21 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 21 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 20 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.46%) Node.js
7 14 (0.41%) Apache
7 14 (0.41%) JBoss
8 13 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.35%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.29%) IIS
11 9 (0.26%) Lync
12 7 (0.20%) SAS
12 7 (0.20%) Confluence
13 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.087%) CMS
15 3 (0.087%) MTS
Applications
1 186 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 79 (2.29%) MS Office
3 43 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.029%) InDesign
8 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 112 (3.25%) thinkFolio
2 55 (1.60%) Markit EDM
3 33 (0.96%) SimCorp Dimension
4 32 (0.93%) LatentZero
5 31 (0.90%) ION MarketView
6 29 (0.84%) Endur
7 23 (0.67%) RMDS
8 11 (0.32%) Sentinel
9 10 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 9 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
11 8 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.23%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.17%) Capstone
13 5 (0.15%) Global One
13 5 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
14 4 (0.12%) ACBS
14 4 (0.12%) Kondor+
14 4 (0.12%) Decalog
14 4 (0.12%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.74%) SaaS
2 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.087%) Force.com
5 2 (0.058%) IaaS
6 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.029%) PaaS
6 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 30 (0.87%) Internet
3 27 (0.78%) FTP
4 23 (0.67%) WAN
5 22 (0.64%) LAN
6 13 (0.38%) Firewall
7 11 (0.32%) SMTP
8 7 (0.20%) VoIP
9 6 (0.17%) VLAN
9 6 (0.17%) DNS
9 6 (0.17%) SSL
9 6 (0.17%) Intranet
10 5 (0.15%) Multicast
11 4 (0.12%) NAS
11 4 (0.12%) DHCP
11 4 (0.12%) VPN
12 3 (0.087%) SAN
13 2 (0.058%) H.323
14 1 (0.029%) Telnet
14 1 (0.029%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 166 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 88 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (1.60%) KDB
9 47 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (1.31%) Big Data
11 41 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 36 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 33 (0.96%) Oracle Database
14 32 (0.93%) Hadoop
15 30 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (0.64%) DB2
16 22 (0.64%) OLAP
17 20 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 57 (1.66%) JUnit
3 57 (1.66%) Maven
4 50 (1.45%) NUnit
5 47 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.05%) Subversion
7 32 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.87%) Moq
9 26 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 26 (0.76%) JIRA
10 25 (0.73%) Git (software)
11 24 (0.70%) Selenium
12 23 (0.67%) FitNesse
13 22 (0.64%) Ant
14 20 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 20 (0.58%) Eclipse
15 18 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 17 (0.49%) JMeter
16 17 (0.49%) JBehave
General
1 1627 (47.26%) Finance
2 1129 (32.79%) Banking
3 749 (21.75%) Investment Banking
4 353 (10.25%) Back Office
5 151 (4.39%) Retail
6 130 (3.78%) Financial Institution
7 90 (2.61%) Retail Banking
8 57 (1.66%) Legal
9 31 (0.90%) Marketing
10 24 (0.70%) Games
11 22 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 20 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (0.26%) Publishing
13 9 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.15%) German Language
15 4 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.058%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.058%) Advertising
17 1 (0.029%) Law
17 1 (0.029%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1683 (48.88%) Developer
2 856 (24.86%) Analyst
3 512 (14.87%) Java Developer
4 485 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 403 (11.70%) Applications Support
6 367 (10.66%) Support Analyst
7 297 (8.63%) Business Analyst
8 202 (5.87%) Senior Developer
9 188 (5.46%) C++ Developer
10 179 (5.20%) Applications Support Analyst
11 145 (4.21%) Front Office Developer
12 107 (3.11%) Project Manager
13 94 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
14 92 (2.67%) .NET Developer
15 89 (2.58%) Consultant
16 84 (2.44%) Quantitative Developer
17 83 (2.41%) Senior C# Developer
18 82 (2.38%) Programmer
18 82 (2.38%) Excel Developer
19 79 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (17.28%) .NET
2 395 (11.47%) WPF
3 290 (8.42%) FIX Protocol
4 220 (6.39%) WCF
5 174 (5.05%) XML
6 171 (4.97%) Spring
7 151 (4.39%) HTML
8 125 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 112 (3.25%) HTML5
10 111 (3.22%) WinForms
11 101 (2.93%) Middleware
12 98 (2.85%) Web Services
13 73 (2.12%) AngularJS
14 72 (2.09%) STL
15 69 (2.00%) .NET Framework
16 63 (1.83%) JMS
17 60 (1.74%) Hibernate
18 53 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 52 (1.51%) SOAP
19 52 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 856 (24.86%) Derivative
2 647 (18.79%) Equities
3 644 (18.70%) Fixed Income
4 626 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 424 (12.31%) Computer Science
6 375 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
7 331 (9.61%) Hedge funds
8 251 (7.29%) Mathematics
9 216 (6.27%) Equity Derivative
10 152 (4.41%) Data Structures
11 151 (4.39%) Algorithms
12 116 (3.37%) Credit Risk
13 95 (2.76%) Market Risk
14 81 (2.35%) Physics
15 69 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
16 65 (1.89%) Management Information System
17 63 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 45 (1.31%) Grid Computing
19 44 (1.28%) User Experience
20 38 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 733 (21.29%) UNIX
2 544 (15.80%) Linux
3 402 (11.68%) Windows
4 51 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 28 (0.81%) Solaris
6 22 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 13 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.15%) Android
10 4 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.029%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (14.96%) Multithreading
3 370 (10.75%) Risk Management
4 369 (10.72%) Low Latency
5 342 (9.93%) Asset Management
6 299 (8.68%) TDD
7 293 (8.51%) OO
8 281 (8.16%) Analytics
9 272 (7.90%) Electronic Trading
10 269 (7.81%) Investment Management
11 218 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 202 (5.87%) SDLC
13 187 (5.43%) Project Management
14 177 (5.14%) Software Engineering
15 156 (4.53%) Algorithmic Trading
16 153 (4.44%) ITIL
17 143 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 142 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
19 129 (3.75%) Scrum
20 124 (3.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1328 (38.57%) SQL
2 1051 (30.53%) Java
3 1018 (29.57%) C#
4 506 (14.70%) C++
5 483 (14.03%) Python
6 281 (8.16%) Perl
7 264 (7.67%) VBA
8 177 (5.14%) JavaScript
9 124 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 124 (3.60%) Scala
10 106 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 58 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 51 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 46 (1.34%) C
14 39 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 35 (1.02%) VB
16 31 (0.90%) Haskell
17 22 (0.64%) F#
18 19 (0.55%) MATLAB
19 18 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 568 (16.50%) Degree
2 53 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 51 (1.48%) PMP
4 46 (1.34%) PhD
5 19 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.52%) MCP
6 18 (0.52%) MCSE
7 17 (0.49%) ISEB
8 10 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.17%) CFA
11 5 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.15%) CCNA
12 3 (0.087%) MBA
12 3 (0.087%) IIBA
12 3 (0.087%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.058%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.058%) CIMA
14 1 (0.029%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.85%) QA
2 37 (1.07%) Solvency II
3 30 (0.87%) MiFID
3 30 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 29 (0.84%) EMIR
5 28 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.76%) CRD IV
7 19 (0.55%) SLA
8 6 (0.17%) AIFMD
8 6 (0.17%) Basel III
9 2 (0.058%) COREP
9 2 (0.058%) FINREP
9 2 (0.058%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.029%) Basel II
10 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.029%) FATCA
10 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.029%) UCITS
System Software
1 53 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.32%) IMail Server
4 7 (0.20%) XenApp
5 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.087%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.058%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.058%) vSphere
10 1 (0.029%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.029%) HDFS
10 1 (0.029%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.35%) Control-M
3 7 (0.20%) SCCM
3 7 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.12%) Nagios
5 3 (0.087%) WSUS
5 3 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.087%) Oozie
6 2 (0.058%) Puppet
6 2 (0.058%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.029%) OpenView
7 1 (0.029%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.029%) Kibana
7 1 (0.029%) Salt
7 1 (0.029%) Ansible
7 1 (0.029%) logstash
7 1 (0.029%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 443 (12.87%) Oracle
2 251 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 227 (6.59%) Sybase
4 125 (3.63%) Bloomberg
5 110 (3.19%) TIBCO
6 77 (2.24%) Charles River
7 71 (2.06%) Murex
8 64 (1.86%) Reuters
9 61 (1.77%) Fidessa
10 55 (1.60%) ION Trading
11 47 (1.37%) SimCorp
12 39 (1.13%) Sun
13 33 (0.96%) Solace
14 27 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (0.73%) ServiceNow
15 25 (0.73%) Citrix
15 25 (0.73%) OpenLink
16 23 (0.67%) SunGard
17 22 (0.64%) Sophis
18 21 (0.61%) VMware
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago