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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 78 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1402 1922 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.35% 4.43% 4.62%
As % of the General category 6.19% 8.19% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1571 1743
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
22639 23466 23421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.09% 54.05% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18771 18755 19518
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 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -25 456 £70,000 -6.66% 92
Docklands, London -4 5 £37,500 -55.88% 2
Bromley - 4 £60,000 -
Mayfair -7 3 £75,000 +15.38%
Ruislip - 3 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf +7 2 £77,500 -35.41%
Chessington - 2 £40,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1483 (47.99%) Finance
2 1124 (36.38%) Banking
3 1084 (35.08%) SQL
4 1010 (32.69%) Java
5 888 (28.74%) C#
6 771 (24.95%) Investment Banking
7 645 (20.87%) Derivative
8 624 (20.19%) Fixed Income
9 565 (18.28%) UNIX
10 564 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 527 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
12 513 (16.60%) Multithreading
13 484 (15.66%) .NET
14 469 (15.18%) SQL Server
15 465 (15.05%) Degree
16 450 (14.56%) Equities
17 443 (14.34%) C++
18 416 (13.46%) Linux
19 401 (12.98%) Windows
20 390 (12.62%) Oracle
21 385 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
22 339 (10.97%) Low Latency
23 329 (10.65%) OO
24 310 (10.03%) Microsoft
25 309 (10.00%) WPF
26 286 (9.26%) Back Office
27 277 (8.96%) Python
28 271 (8.77%) Risk Management
28 271 (8.77%) Asset Management
29 267 (8.64%) Computer Science

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 55 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
1 55 (1.78%) TIBCO EMS
2 41 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.13%) JBoss
4 25 (0.81%) GemFire
5 22 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 22 (0.71%) Apache
5 22 (0.71%) Node.js
6 21 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.61%) Confluence
7 19 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 16 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (0.45%) IIS
10 14 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.42%) nginx
11 13 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 166 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.81%) MS Office
3 31 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.19%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.097%) MS Project
8 2 (0.065%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 90 (2.91%) thinkFolio
2 40 (1.29%) ION MarketView
3 38 (1.23%) LatentZero
4 37 (1.20%) RMDS
5 27 (0.87%) Markit EDM
6 21 (0.68%) Endur
7 15 (0.49%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
10 7 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 7 (0.23%) LongView
11 6 (0.19%) Aligne
12 5 (0.16%) Front Arena
13 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
14 3 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
14 3 (0.097%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 3 (0.097%) Summit
14 3 (0.097%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.36%) SaaS
2 13 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.42%) GitHub
3 4 (0.13%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.065%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 23 (0.74%) Firewall
3 18 (0.58%) FTP
4 15 (0.49%) Internet
5 13 (0.42%) WAN
6 7 (0.23%) LAN
6 7 (0.23%) SSL
7 6 (0.19%) Multicast
8 5 (0.16%) Network Security
8 5 (0.16%) SAN
8 5 (0.16%) DHCP
8 5 (0.16%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) Extranet
9 4 (0.13%) SSH
9 4 (0.13%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.097%) VoIP
10 3 (0.097%) HTTP
11 2 (0.065%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.065%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.032%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 137 (4.43%) Relational Database
3 83 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 66 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 40 (1.29%) KDB
10 37 (1.20%) Big Data
11 36 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.13%) QlikView
13 33 (1.07%) DB2
14 27 (0.87%) OLAP
15 26 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (0.81%) MongoDB
17 17 (0.55%) MySQL
18 16 (0.52%) NoSQL
18 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (2.07%) Subversion
2 48 (1.55%) Maven
3 46 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 34 (1.10%) JIRA
6 29 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 25 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.65%) JUnit
9 17 (0.55%) NUnit
10 15 (0.49%) Ant
11 14 (0.45%) Hudson
12 13 (0.42%) Artifactory
12 13 (0.42%) MSTest
13 11 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.32%) FindBugs
14 10 (0.32%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.26%) Selenium
15 8 (0.26%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.19%) ClearCase
General
1 1483 (47.99%) Finance
2 1124 (36.38%) Banking
3 771 (24.95%) Investment Banking
4 286 (9.26%) Back Office
5 137 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 85 (2.75%) Retail
7 57 (1.84%) Legal
8 55 (1.78%) Retail Banking
9 41 (1.33%) Marketing
10 15 (0.49%) Private Banking
11 14 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.45%) Music Industry
12 12 (0.39%) Games
13 10 (0.32%) French Language
14 8 (0.26%) Military
14 8 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.19%) Advertising
15 6 (0.19%) German Language
15 6 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1586 (51.33%) Developer
2 790 (25.57%) Analyst
3 581 (18.80%) Java Developer
4 429 (13.88%) C# Developer
5 389 (12.59%) Support Analyst
6 371 (12.01%) Applications Support
7 303 (9.81%) Business Analyst
8 197 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
9 149 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 145 (4.69%) Front Office Developer
11 137 (4.43%) C++ Developer
12 95 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 83 (2.69%) Quantitative Developer
14 78 (2.52%) Programmer
15 72 (2.33%) Junior
16 70 (2.27%) Team Leader
16 70 (2.27%) .NET Developer
16 70 (2.27%) WPF Developer
17 67 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 67 (2.17%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (15.66%) .NET
2 309 (10.00%) WPF
3 210 (6.80%) FIX Protocol
4 170 (5.50%) WCF
5 166 (5.37%) Spring
6 153 (4.95%) XML
7 118 (3.82%) ASP.NET
8 102 (3.30%) HTML
9 96 (3.11%) WinForms
10 92 (2.98%) Middleware
11 82 (2.65%) Hibernate
12 75 (2.43%) JMS
13 70 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (2.20%) .NET Framework
15 62 (2.01%) Web Services
16 60 (1.94%) J2EE
17 57 (1.84%) Rendezvous
18 53 (1.72%) SOAP
18 53 (1.72%) HTML5
19 47 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 645 (20.87%) Derivative
2 624 (20.19%) Fixed Income
3 564 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 450 (14.56%) Equities
5 385 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
6 267 (8.64%) Computer Science
7 248 (8.03%) Hedge funds
8 153 (4.95%) Equity Derivative
9 129 (4.17%) Mathematics
10 120 (3.88%) Credit Risk
11 92 (2.98%) Algorithms
12 80 (2.59%) Market Risk
13 79 (2.56%) Data Structures
14 60 (1.94%) Credit Derivative
15 59 (1.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 53 (1.72%) Blackberry
17 50 (1.62%) Spread Betting
18 49 (1.59%) Grid Computing
19 46 (1.49%) Management Information System
19 46 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 565 (18.28%) UNIX
2 416 (13.46%) Linux
3 401 (12.98%) Windows
4 65 (2.10%) Windows 7
5 32 (1.04%) Solaris
6 30 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.19%) Android
10 2 (0.065%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.065%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.065%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.032%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (16.60%) Multithreading
3 339 (10.97%) Low Latency
4 329 (10.65%) OO
5 271 (8.77%) Risk Management
5 271 (8.77%) Asset Management
6 226 (7.31%) TDD
7 204 (6.60%) Analytics
8 202 (6.54%) Investment Management
9 199 (6.44%) Business Analysis
10 179 (5.79%) Algorithmic Trading
11 172 (5.57%) Electronic Trading
12 168 (5.44%) ITIL
13 153 (4.95%) Software Engineering
14 139 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 121 (3.92%) OOD
16 116 (3.75%) Project Management
17 96 (3.11%) E-Commerce
18 92 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
19 90 (2.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1084 (35.08%) SQL
2 1010 (32.69%) Java
3 888 (28.74%) C#
4 443 (14.34%) C++
5 277 (8.96%) Python
6 265 (8.58%) VBA
7 183 (5.92%) Perl
8 151 (4.89%) JavaScript
9 106 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 61 (1.97%) Scala
11 60 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 58 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 56 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 54 (1.75%) C
15 32 (1.04%) VB
16 28 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 26 (0.84%) Delphi
18 21 (0.68%) VBScript
19 19 (0.61%) VB.NET
20 16 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 465 (15.05%) Degree
2 38 (1.23%) MCSE
2 38 (1.23%) MCP
2 38 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (1.07%) PhD
4 31 (1.00%) VCP4
5 30 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 29 (0.94%) PMP
7 18 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.26%) ISEB
9 5 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.13%) CFA
11 3 (0.097%) MBA
11 3 (0.097%) ACCA
11 3 (0.097%) CCNA
11 3 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.032%) CIMA
13 1 (0.032%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.59%) QA
2 25 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (0.74%) EMIR
4 22 (0.71%) SLA
5 18 (0.58%) CRD IV
6 16 (0.52%) Basel III
7 15 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.29%) COREP
11 8 (0.26%) FINREP
11 8 (0.26%) MiFID
12 7 (0.23%) FATCA
13 5 (0.16%) Basel II
14 1 (0.032%) GAAP
System Software
1 71 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.032%) Varnish
5 1 (0.032%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.032%) Xen
5 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.032%) GridGain
5 1 (0.032%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (0.55%) Puppet
2 16 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.45%) Ansible
4 11 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.16%) Control-M
7 4 (0.13%) WSUS
8 3 (0.097%) OpenView
8 3 (0.097%) RTView
9 2 (0.065%) Netcool
9 2 (0.065%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.032%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.032%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.032%) SCCM
10 1 (0.032%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.032%) Nagios
10 1 (0.032%) Salt
Vendors
1 390 (12.62%) Oracle
2 310 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 207 (6.70%) Sybase
4 157 (5.08%) Bloomberg
5 142 (4.60%) TIBCO
6 76 (2.46%) Charles River
7 73 (2.36%) ION Trading
8 63 (2.04%) Fidessa
9 61 (1.97%) Reuters
10 55 (1.78%) 29West
11 50 (1.62%) Murex
12 45 (1.46%) Informatica
13 43 (1.39%) Calypso
14 39 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 38 (1.23%) IBM
16 37 (1.20%) DataSynapse
17 32 (1.04%) FactSet
18 29 (0.94%) Citrix
19 28 (0.91%) Tableau
20 25 (0.81%) Business Objects
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus and good benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + coms + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday