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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / London
Rank 124 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 843 1359 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.55% 3.36% 3.55%
As % of the General category 5.02% 6.25% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 705 1138 1288
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £61,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.76% +44.70%

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
16802 21730 22118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.90% 53.75% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14152 18458 18507
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 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -12 243 £85,000 +21.42% 51
Canary Wharf 0 16 £90,000 +20.00%
Docklands, London -2 2 £67,500 -25.00%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1088 (56.23%) Finance
2 765 (39.53%) SQL
3 677 (34.99%) Banking
4 609 (31.47%) Java
5 550 (28.42%) C#
6 392 (20.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 382 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
8 357 (18.45%) Derivative
9 354 (18.29%) Degree
10 305 (15.76%) Investment Banking
10 305 (15.76%) Python
11 301 (15.56%) Fixed Income
12 298 (15.40%) .NET
12 298 (15.40%) Linux
13 288 (14.88%) Unix
14 268 (13.85%) SQL Server
15 263 (13.59%) Equities
15 263 (13.59%) Multithreading
16 251 (12.97%) C++
17 246 (12.71%) Electronic Trading
18 234 (12.09%) Low Latency
19 219 (11.32%) Oracle
20 213 (11.01%) Computer Science
21 198 (10.23%) Back Office
22 195 (10.08%) Investment Management
23 181 (9.35%) VBA
24 179 (9.25%) Risk Management
25 177 (9.15%) Business Analysis
26 174 (8.99%) OO
26 174 (8.99%) SDLC

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 47 (2.43%) IIS
2 43 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.71%) Apache
4 31 (1.60%) Confluence
5 20 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 17 (0.88%) Jetty
8 15 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.72%) MQSeries
10 10 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.47%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.31%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 2 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 111 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 16 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.57%) MS Office
4 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.52%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (2.64%) thinkFolio
2 22 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.83%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 11 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (0.47%) Front Arena
6 8 (0.41%) Endur
6 8 (0.41%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.36%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.31%) Summit
9 5 (0.26%) SunGard APT
10 4 (0.21%) Eze OMS
11 3 (0.16%) Kondor
11 3 (0.16%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.10%) RMDS
12 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
12 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
13 1 (0.052%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.72%) SaaS
4 10 (0.52%) GitHub
5 5 (0.26%) PaaS
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.10%) Apcera
8 1 (0.052%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.78%) Multicast
2 11 (0.57%) SAN
3 10 (0.52%) SSL
4 9 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.41%) LDAP
6 7 (0.36%) Firewall
7 6 (0.31%) DNS
8 5 (0.26%) BGP
9 4 (0.21%) IGMP
9 4 (0.21%) MPLS
9 4 (0.21%) VPN
10 3 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.16%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (0.16%) DEFINITY
10 3 (0.16%) FTP
10 3 (0.16%) HTTP
10 3 (0.16%) Wireless
11 2 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.10%) Internet
11 2 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.46%) Big Data
2 67 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 53 (2.74%) MySQL
5 43 (2.22%) KDB
6 32 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 32 (1.65%) QlikView
7 30 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.29%) Sybase ASE
11 18 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.78%) Power BI
13 14 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 105 (5.43%) Maven
2 70 (3.62%) JUnit
3 67 (3.46%) Subversion
4 64 (3.31%) Gradle
5 51 (2.64%) JIRA
6 48 (2.48%) Git (software)
7 33 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 32 (1.65%) NUnit
9 28 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.45%) TeamCity
10 25 (1.29%) Jenkins
11 22 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.93%) Selenium
13 16 (0.83%) Visual Studio
14 14 (0.72%) FitNesse
14 14 (0.72%) Grunt
15 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
16 12 (0.62%) gulp
16 12 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1088 (56.23%) Finance
2 677 (34.99%) Banking
3 305 (15.76%) Investment Banking
4 198 (10.23%) Back Office
5 50 (2.58%) Advertising
6 37 (1.91%) Corporate Banking
6 37 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 35 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.40%) Billing
8 27 (1.40%) Retail
9 13 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 12 (0.62%) Music Industry
10 12 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.57%) Games
11 11 (0.57%) Legal
12 8 (0.41%) Marketing
13 6 (0.31%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.16%) French Language
15 3 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 985 (50.90%) Developer
2 459 (23.72%) Analyst
3 408 (21.09%) Java Developer
4 250 (12.92%) Business Analyst
5 248 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 236 (12.20%) Front Office Developer
7 184 (9.51%) Senior Developer
8 137 (7.08%) Support Analyst
9 136 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 131 (6.77%) Applications Support
11 98 (5.06%) C++ Developer
12 93 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
13 78 (4.03%) SQL Developer
14 70 (3.62%) .NET Developer
15 69 (3.57%) Project Manager
16 68 (3.51%) Team Leader
17 60 (3.10%) Python Developer
18 59 (3.05%) Architect
19 55 (2.84%) Software Developer
20 52 (2.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (15.40%) .NET
2 172 (8.89%) FIX Protocol
3 163 (8.42%) XML
4 154 (7.96%) WPF
5 147 (7.60%) HTML
6 121 (6.25%) Spring
7 116 (5.99%) JMS
8 110 (5.68%) AngularJS
9 86 (4.44%) ASP.NET
10 85 (4.39%) WCF
11 71 (3.67%) J2SE
12 69 (3.57%) Web Services
13 64 (3.31%) JDBC
14 63 (3.26%) HTML5
14 63 (3.26%) Ultra Messaging
15 61 (3.15%) TIBCO EMS
16 56 (2.89%) CSS
17 54 (2.79%) Hibernate
18 50 (2.58%) Rendezvous
19 45 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 392 (20.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 357 (18.45%) Derivative
3 301 (15.56%) Fixed Income
4 263 (13.59%) Equities
5 213 (11.01%) Computer Science
6 173 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
7 172 (8.89%) Hedge funds
8 156 (8.06%) Mathematics
9 89 (4.60%) Algorithms
10 65 (3.36%) Visualisation
11 61 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
12 59 (3.05%) Market Risk
13 52 (2.69%) Data Structures
14 50 (2.58%) Credit Derivative
15 47 (2.43%) Credit Risk
16 38 (1.96%) Fintech
17 37 (1.91%) Physics
18 34 (1.76%) Management Information System
19 29 (1.50%) OTC Derivatives
20 27 (1.40%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 298 (15.40%) Linux
2 288 (14.88%) Unix
3 133 (6.87%) Windows
4 38 (1.96%) Solaris
5 24 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.57%) CentOS
9 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.21%) AIX
10 4 (0.21%) HPUX
11 3 (0.16%) Android
11 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.10%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.052%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (13.59%) Multithreading
3 246 (12.71%) Electronic Trading
4 234 (12.09%) Low Latency
5 195 (10.08%) Investment Management
6 179 (9.25%) Risk Management
7 177 (9.15%) Business Analysis
8 174 (8.99%) OO
8 174 (8.99%) SDLC
9 173 (8.94%) Asset Management
10 172 (8.89%) Analytics
10 172 (8.89%) Project Management
11 116 (5.99%) Software Engineering
12 115 (5.94%) OOD
13 103 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 97 (5.01%) MVC
15 96 (4.96%) Algorithmic Trading
16 93 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
17 89 (4.60%) Wealth Management
18 83 (4.29%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 765 (39.53%) SQL
2 609 (31.47%) Java
3 550 (28.42%) C#
4 305 (15.76%) Python
5 251 (12.97%) C++
6 181 (9.35%) VBA
7 150 (7.75%) JavaScript
8 127 (6.56%) Perl
9 70 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 68 (3.51%) Scala
11 55 (2.84%) C
12 51 (2.64%) VB
13 44 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 44 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 41 (2.12%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.65%) PHP
16 25 (1.29%) TypeScript
17 22 (1.14%) R
18 21 (1.09%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 354 (18.29%) Degree
2 36 (1.86%) PhD
3 30 (1.55%) PMI Certification
4 24 (1.24%) Postgraduate
5 18 (0.93%) PMP
6 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.31%) CFA
8 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 1 (0.052%) CCAB
10 1 (0.052%) CISM
10 1 (0.052%) CISSP
10 1 (0.052%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.79%) QA
2 92 (4.75%) MiFID
3 22 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (1.14%) EMIR
4 12 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.41%) FATCA
6 6 (0.31%) Basel III
6 6 (0.31%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.052%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.052%) COREP
8 1 (0.052%) FINREP
8 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (0.98%) Docker
2 13 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.26%) NFS
5 5 (0.26%) Samba
6 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.10%) GridGain
8 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.052%) HDFS
8 1 (0.052%) LXC
8 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (1.19%) Puppet
2 18 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
3 17 (0.88%) Ansible
4 13 (0.67%) Control-M
5 12 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.26%) SCCM
9 4 (0.21%) Endace
10 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.16%) Kibana
10 3 (0.16%) logstash
10 3 (0.16%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.10%) Mesos
12 1 (0.052%) MOM
12 1 (0.052%) Oozie
12 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 219 (11.32%) Oracle
2 162 (8.37%) Sybase
3 125 (6.46%) TIBCO
4 115 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 77 (3.98%) Murex
6 74 (3.82%) Bloomberg
7 67 (3.46%) Charles River
8 46 (2.38%) ION Trading
9 32 (1.65%) SimCorp
10 30 (1.55%) IBM
11 26 (1.34%) Tableau
12 24 (1.24%) BT
12 24 (1.24%) Red Box
13 23 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.83%) Informatica
14 16 (0.83%) Reuters
14 16 (0.83%) Solace
15 15 (0.78%) Fidessa
15 15 (0.78%) FXall
15 15 (0.78%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+benefit
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: generous bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £950000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago