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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 69 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1647 1959 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.71% 3.90% 5.28%
As % of the General category 6.84% 7.22% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1615 1987
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
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
24091 27147 23541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.20% 54.05% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19762 21968 19509
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 £85,000
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 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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -6 474 £67,500 -3.57% 103
Canary Wharf +8 14 £60,000 -40.00%
Docklands, London +3 12 £70,000 -6.66% 2
Ruislip - 4 £40,000 -
Mayfair +2 3 £75,000 +11.11%
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 1507 (49.31%) Finance
2 1060 (34.69%) SQL
3 1048 (34.29%) Banking
4 929 (30.40%) Java
5 870 (28.47%) C#
6 759 (24.84%) Investment Banking
7 737 (24.12%) Derivative
8 621 (20.32%) Fixed Income
9 548 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
10 541 (17.70%) SQL Server
10 541 (17.70%) Multithreading
11 535 (17.51%) UNIX
12 523 (17.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 500 (16.36%) .NET
14 494 (16.16%) Equities
15 489 (16.00%) Degree
16 406 (13.29%) C++
17 403 (13.19%) Linux
18 385 (12.60%) Windows
19 370 (12.11%) Oracle
20 364 (11.91%) Low Latency
21 357 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
22 346 (11.32%) Python
23 318 (10.41%) Back Office
23 318 (10.41%) WPF
24 311 (10.18%) Asset Management
25 301 (9.85%) Microsoft
25 301 (9.85%) Computer Science
26 290 (9.49%) OO
27 286 (9.36%) Risk Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 52 (1.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 31 (1.01%) JBoss
3 30 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 23 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.72%) Node.js
5 22 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.65%) Apache
7 19 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 18 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (0.46%) Confluence
10 14 (0.46%) GemFire
11 11 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.26%) IIS
14 5 (0.16%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.13%) nginx
15 4 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 185 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 74 (2.42%) MS Office
3 19 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.20%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.098%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.065%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.065%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 97 (3.17%) thinkFolio
2 44 (1.44%) RMDS
3 43 (1.41%) Markit EDM
4 38 (1.24%) ION MarketView
4 38 (1.24%) LatentZero
5 29 (0.95%) Endur
6 24 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
7 11 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 11 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
8 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
9 7 (0.23%) LongView
9 7 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 6 (0.20%) Adaptiv
11 5 (0.16%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
13 3 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
13 3 (0.098%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
13 3 (0.098%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.26%) SaaS
2 5 (0.16%) Force.com
2 5 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.033%) IaaS
4 1 (0.033%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 27 (0.88%) WAN
3 21 (0.69%) LAN
4 20 (0.65%) FTP
5 19 (0.62%) Internet
6 16 (0.52%) Firewall
7 8 (0.26%) SMTP
8 6 (0.20%) VLAN
8 6 (0.20%) SAN
9 5 (0.16%) SSL
10 4 (0.13%) Multicast
10 4 (0.13%) NAS
10 4 (0.13%) Network Security
10 4 (0.13%) DNS
11 3 (0.098%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.098%) VoIP
12 2 (0.065%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.065%) DHCP
12 2 (0.065%) HTTP
12 2 (0.065%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 94 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 64 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (1.51%) KDB
9 39 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (1.28%) Hadoop
10 38 (1.24%) Big Data
11 35 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (1.05%) DB2
13 30 (0.98%) OLAP
14 27 (0.88%) QlikView
14 27 (0.88%) NoSQL
15 24 (0.79%) Oracle Database
16 22 (0.72%) MongoDB
17 21 (0.69%) MySQL
18 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (1.77%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.70%) Subversion
3 49 (1.60%) TeamCity
4 37 (1.21%) Maven
5 31 (1.01%) JIRA
6 30 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 27 (0.88%) NUnit
8 23 (0.75%) JUnit
9 22 (0.72%) Git (software)
10 20 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (0.62%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.62%) MSTest
12 17 (0.56%) Moq
13 11 (0.36%) Ant
13 11 (0.36%) Selenium
13 11 (0.36%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.33%) Hudson
15 9 (0.29%) FindBugs
15 9 (0.29%) JBehave
16 8 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1507 (49.31%) Finance
2 1048 (34.29%) Banking
3 759 (24.84%) Investment Banking
4 318 (10.41%) Back Office
5 159 (5.20%) Financial Institution
6 104 (3.40%) Retail
7 77 (2.52%) Retail Banking
8 62 (2.03%) Legal
9 37 (1.21%) Marketing
10 24 (0.79%) Games
11 19 (0.62%) Private Banking
12 13 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.36%) French Language
14 8 (0.26%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.23%) German Language
15 7 (0.23%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.16%) Advertising
16 5 (0.16%) Publishing
17 2 (0.065%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1556 (50.92%) Developer
2 785 (25.69%) Analyst
3 529 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 453 (14.82%) C# Developer
5 361 (11.81%) Support Analyst
6 359 (11.75%) Applications Support
7 303 (9.91%) Business Analyst
8 176 (5.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 156 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 126 (4.12%) C++ Developer
11 118 (3.86%) Front Office Developer
12 111 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 97 (3.17%) .NET Developer
14 78 (2.55%) Quantitative Developer
15 73 (2.39%) Programmer
16 72 (2.36%) Consultant
17 70 (2.29%) Project Manager
18 67 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
19 65 (2.13%) Desktop Support
20 63 (2.06%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (16.36%) .NET
2 318 (10.41%) WPF
3 234 (7.66%) FIX Protocol
4 203 (6.64%) WCF
5 171 (5.60%) XML
6 135 (4.42%) Spring
7 131 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 130 (4.25%) HTML
9 87 (2.85%) Web Services
10 85 (2.78%) WinForms
11 81 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 80 (2.62%) Middleware
13 77 (2.52%) HTML5
14 76 (2.49%) .NET Framework
15 74 (2.42%) JMS
16 66 (2.16%) Hibernate
17 59 (1.93%) TIBCO EMS
17 59 (1.93%) AngularJS
18 57 (1.87%) SOAP
19 52 (1.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 737 (24.12%) Derivative
2 621 (20.32%) Fixed Income
3 523 (17.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 494 (16.16%) Equities
5 357 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
6 301 (9.85%) Computer Science
7 281 (9.20%) Hedge funds
8 155 (5.07%) Equity Derivative
9 138 (4.52%) Mathematics
10 113 (3.70%) Data Structures
11 102 (3.34%) Algorithms
12 90 (2.95%) Credit Risk
13 69 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
14 65 (2.13%) Blackberry
15 64 (2.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 57 (1.87%) Market Risk
17 49 (1.60%) Spread Betting
17 49 (1.60%) N-Tier
18 44 (1.44%) Management Information System
18 44 (1.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 535 (17.51%) UNIX
2 403 (13.19%) Linux
3 385 (12.60%) Windows
4 68 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 27 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.43%) Solaris
8 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.098%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.065%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.065%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.033%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.033%) AIX
13 1 (0.033%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (17.70%) Multithreading
3 364 (11.91%) Low Latency
4 311 (10.18%) Asset Management
5 290 (9.49%) OO
6 286 (9.36%) Risk Management
7 259 (8.48%) TDD
8 234 (7.66%) Investment Management
9 215 (7.04%) Analytics
10 202 (6.61%) Business Analysis
11 192 (6.28%) Algorithmic Trading
12 181 (5.92%) Electronic Trading
13 170 (5.56%) ITIL
14 143 (4.68%) Software Engineering
15 138 (4.52%) Project Management
16 127 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 118 (3.86%) OOD
18 115 (3.76%) MVC
18 115 (3.76%) Unit Testing
19 104 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1060 (34.69%) SQL
2 929 (30.40%) Java
3 870 (28.47%) C#
4 406 (13.29%) C++
5 346 (11.32%) Python
6 251 (8.21%) VBA
7 222 (7.26%) Perl
8 176 (5.76%) JavaScript
9 102 (3.34%) T-SQL
10 70 (2.29%) Scala
11 67 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 63 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 42 (1.37%) C
14 38 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 30 (0.98%) VB
16 24 (0.79%) Bash Shell
17 20 (0.65%) Delphi
18 17 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.52%) R
20 15 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 489 (16.00%) Degree
2 53 (1.73%) MCP
2 53 (1.73%) MCSE
2 53 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 48 (1.57%) PMP
5 38 (1.24%) PhD
6 12 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.36%) ISEB
8 7 (0.23%) CCNA
8 7 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.13%) ACCA
10 4 (0.13%) MBA
11 3 (0.098%) CIMA
11 3 (0.098%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.033%) CCNP
13 1 (0.033%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.033%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.55%) QA
2 27 (0.88%) SLA
3 25 (0.82%) Solvency II
4 21 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.59%) CRD IV
6 17 (0.56%) EMIR
7 16 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.36%) Basel III
9 10 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.26%) FATCA
11 7 (0.23%) MiFID
11 7 (0.23%) COREP
11 7 (0.23%) FINREP
12 5 (0.16%) Basel II
13 1 (0.033%) GAAP
13 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.033%) AIFMD
System Software
1 84 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.26%) IMail Server
4 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.065%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.033%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.033%) Xen
7 1 (0.033%) Varnish
7 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.20%) Puppet
1 6 (0.20%) WSUS
2 5 (0.16%) Nagios
3 4 (0.13%) Ansible
3 4 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.13%) SCCM
3 4 (0.13%) Control-M
4 3 (0.098%) RTView
5 2 (0.065%) Oozie
5 2 (0.065%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.065%) Netcool
6 1 (0.033%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.033%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.033%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.033%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 370 (12.11%) Oracle
2 301 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 194 (6.35%) Sybase
4 138 (4.52%) TIBCO
5 137 (4.48%) Bloomberg
6 85 (2.78%) Charles River
7 74 (2.42%) ION Trading
8 72 (2.36%) Fidessa
9 66 (2.16%) Reuters
10 59 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.34%) Informatica
11 41 (1.34%) Solace
12 38 (1.24%) Murex
13 34 (1.11%) SimCorp
14 29 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (0.92%) Sophis
16 27 (0.88%) IBM
17 24 (0.79%) OpenLink
17 24 (0.79%) HP
17 24 (0.79%) Citrix
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to 90,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Full Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 23 hours ago