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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 104 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1077 1924 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.87% 4.39% 3.85%
As % of the General category 5.47% 7.96% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1572 1580
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -7.10%
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
19697 24163 24589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.56% 55.09% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16906 20124 19823
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median 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 £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 270 £70,000 - 54
Canary Wharf -13 5 £92,500 +23.33%
Docklands, London -3 3 £67,500 -20.58%
Mayfair -1 1 £62,500 -26.47%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1172 (53.61%) Finance
2 867 (39.66%) SQL
3 660 (30.19%) C#
4 625 (28.59%) Java
5 622 (28.45%) Banking
6 434 (19.85%) Fixed Income
7 427 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
8 425 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 414 (18.94%) Degree
10 413 (18.89%) Python
11 391 (17.89%) Derivative
12 388 (17.75%) .NET
13 363 (16.61%) SQL Server
14 345 (15.78%) Equities
15 316 (14.46%) C++
15 316 (14.46%) Unix
15 316 (14.46%) Investment Banking
16 280 (12.81%) Oracle
17 279 (12.76%) Asset Management
18 268 (12.26%) Multithreading
19 267 (12.21%) Hedge funds
20 262 (11.99%) Linux
21 259 (11.85%) Investment Management
22 239 (10.93%) VBA
23 238 (10.89%) Back Office
24 222 (10.16%) Computer Science
25 216 (9.88%) Low Latency
26 215 (9.84%) Mathematics
27 210 (9.61%) Project Management
28 202 (9.24%) WPF

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (2.79%) IIS
2 35 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 18 (0.82%) Confluence
5 17 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 16 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.64%) Jetty
7 14 (0.64%) MQSeries
8 13 (0.59%) Apache
9 12 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.46%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.27%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.23%) CMS
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.18%) GemFire
16 3 (0.14%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.14%) IPython
Applications
1 121 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.69%) MS Office
4 25 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.96%) MS Project
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.091%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 89 (4.07%) thinkFolio
2 41 (1.88%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.96%) LatentZero
4 15 (0.69%) SunGard APT
5 12 (0.55%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 12 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
6 9 (0.41%) Endur
7 6 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.23%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.23%) Summit
9 4 (0.18%) Eikon
9 4 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.18%) RMDS
10 3 (0.14%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.14%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.091%) Eze OMS
12 1 (0.046%) Global One
12 1 (0.046%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.74%) SaaS
2 15 (0.69%) GitHub
3 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.23%) Heroku
9 3 (0.14%) PaaS
10 2 (0.091%) Apcera
10 2 (0.091%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.091%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.091%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.046%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.91%) Multicast
2 10 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.32%) DNS
3 7 (0.32%) Firewall
4 6 (0.27%) Internet
4 6 (0.27%) Intranet
5 5 (0.23%) HTTP
5 5 (0.23%) WebEx
5 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.18%) VPN
7 3 (0.14%) DHCP
8 2 (0.091%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.091%) DEFINITY
8 2 (0.091%) FTP
8 2 (0.091%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.091%) LAN
8 2 (0.091%) SAN
8 2 (0.091%) VoIP
8 2 (0.091%) WAN
8 2 (0.091%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (3.71%) Big Data
4 76 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 70 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 49 (2.24%) KDB
10 44 (2.01%) QlikView
11 35 (1.60%) MySQL
12 31 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.33%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.14%) Power BI
14 25 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
15 17 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 80 (3.66%) Maven
2 52 (2.38%) JUnit
3 45 (2.06%) Gradle
4 42 (1.92%) JIRA
5 40 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (1.78%) Subversion
7 38 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.19%) Git (software)
9 26 (1.19%) NUnit
10 22 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.73%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.64%) Ant
13 12 (0.55%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.32%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.32%) FitNesse
15 7 (0.32%) Log4j
15 7 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 1172 (53.61%) Finance
2 622 (28.45%) Banking
3 316 (14.46%) Investment Banking
4 238 (10.89%) Back Office
5 83 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 55 (2.52%) Advertising
7 39 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
8 34 (1.56%) Retail
9 28 (1.28%) Games
10 18 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.73%) Billing
11 16 (0.73%) Dutch Language
11 16 (0.73%) Legal
12 14 (0.64%) Marketing
13 11 (0.50%) Private Banking
13 11 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.46%) French Language
15 4 (0.18%) Law
15 4 (0.18%) Publishing
15 4 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1087 (49.73%) Developer
2 598 (27.36%) Analyst
3 374 (17.11%) Java Developer
4 341 (15.60%) C# Developer
5 335 (15.32%) Business Analyst
6 266 (12.17%) Front Office Developer
7 186 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 153 (7.00%) Support Analyst
9 142 (6.50%) Applications Support
10 137 (6.27%) C++ Developer
11 135 (6.18%) .NET Developer
12 107 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
13 105 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 101 (4.62%) SQL Developer
15 100 (4.57%) Python Developer
16 94 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
17 91 (4.16%) Front Office Business Analyst
18 84 (3.84%) Quantitative Developer
19 78 (3.57%) Consultant
20 77 (3.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (17.75%) .NET
2 202 (9.24%) WPF
3 151 (6.91%) XML
4 137 (6.27%) ASP.NET
5 135 (6.18%) FIX Protocol
6 128 (5.86%) WCF
7 122 (5.58%) HTML
8 116 (5.31%) AngularJS
9 100 (4.57%) JMS
10 80 (3.66%) Web Services
11 79 (3.61%) Spring
12 69 (3.16%) J2SE
13 66 (3.02%) jQuery
14 64 (2.93%) HTML5
15 54 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (2.33%) Hibernate
17 49 (2.24%) .NET Framework
18 47 (2.15%) WinForms
19 45 (2.06%) JDBC
19 45 (2.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 434 (19.85%) Fixed Income
2 425 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 391 (17.89%) Derivative
4 345 (15.78%) Equities
5 267 (12.21%) Hedge funds
6 222 (10.16%) Computer Science
7 215 (9.84%) Mathematics
8 197 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
9 103 (4.71%) Algorithms
10 82 (3.75%) Data Structures
11 67 (3.06%) Equity Derivative
12 66 (3.02%) Visualisation
13 57 (2.61%) Market Risk
14 56 (2.56%) Management Information System
15 48 (2.20%) Credit Risk
16 41 (1.88%) Grid Computing
17 39 (1.78%) Credit Derivative
18 37 (1.69%) Physics
19 36 (1.65%) Reference Data
19 36 (1.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 316 (14.46%) Unix
2 262 (11.99%) Linux
3 138 (6.31%) Windows
4 35 (1.60%) Solaris
5 17 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.46%) AIX
7 10 (0.46%) HPUX
7 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.23%) Android
10 2 (0.091%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.091%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.091%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.046%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (12.76%) Asset Management
3 268 (12.26%) Multithreading
4 259 (11.85%) Investment Management
5 216 (9.88%) Low Latency
6 210 (9.61%) Project Management
7 185 (8.46%) OO
7 185 (8.46%) Risk Management
8 183 (8.37%) Business Analysis
9 172 (7.87%) Electronic Trading
10 165 (7.55%) Analytics
11 162 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 145 (6.63%) MVC
13 140 (6.40%) SDLC
14 121 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 120 (5.49%) OOD
16 113 (5.17%) Wealth Management
17 108 (4.94%) TDD
18 106 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
19 105 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 867 (39.66%) SQL
2 660 (30.19%) C#
3 625 (28.59%) Java
4 413 (18.89%) Python
5 316 (14.46%) C++
6 239 (10.93%) VBA
7 178 (8.14%) JavaScript
8 127 (5.81%) Perl
9 92 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 76 (3.48%) VB
11 74 (3.39%) C
12 59 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 47 (2.15%) Scala
14 45 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.96%) MATLAB
17 19 (0.87%) R
18 18 (0.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.82%) TypeScript
19 17 (0.78%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 414 (18.94%) Degree
2 43 (1.97%) PhD
3 39 (1.78%) PMP
4 38 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 21 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.37%) ISEB
8 3 (0.14%) CFA
9 2 (0.091%) CISM
9 2 (0.091%) CISSP
9 2 (0.091%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.046%) CISA
10 1 (0.046%) CRISC
10 1 (0.046%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.046%) MCSE
10 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.84%) QA
2 47 (2.15%) MiFID
3 20 (0.91%) ISO20022
4 18 (0.82%) SEPA
5 17 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.46%) SLA
8 9 (0.41%) Basel III
8 9 (0.41%) FATCA
9 5 (0.23%) EMIR
10 2 (0.091%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.046%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.046%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.23%) Docker
4 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.091%) GridGain
5 2 (0.091%) HDFS
5 2 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.046%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (0.87%) Control-M
3 10 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.37%) Puppet
5 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.23%) Ansible
6 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.23%) SCCM
7 3 (0.14%) Kibana
7 3 (0.14%) logstash
7 3 (0.14%) MOM
8 2 (0.091%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.091%) Mesos
9 1 (0.046%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.046%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.046%) Nagios
9 1 (0.046%) Oozie
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 280 (12.81%) Oracle
2 161 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 142 (6.50%) Sybase
4 127 (5.81%) Bloomberg
5 115 (5.26%) Charles River
6 112 (5.12%) TIBCO
7 66 (3.02%) Murex
8 50 (2.29%) Tableau
9 48 (2.20%) ION Trading
10 31 (1.42%) SimCorp
11 29 (1.33%) Calypso
12 28 (1.28%) Reuters
13 26 (1.19%) StreamBase
14 25 (1.14%) Fidessa
14 25 (1.14%) IBM
15 24 (1.10%) BT
15 24 (1.10%) Red Box
16 20 (0.91%) Informatica
16 20 (0.91%) Splunk
17 19 (0.87%) SunGard
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago