The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 62 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1897 2414 3099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.92% 5.45% 6.00%
As % of the General category 7.32% 10.20% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1660 1994 2717
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25930 23660 28390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.64% 53.40% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21104 19307 24627
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Front Office
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -14 699 £70,000 - 121
Docklands, London +2 10 £80,000 +10.34%
Canary Wharf -20 4 £75,000 -11.76%
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Mayfair -2 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Bromley - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1722 (44.79%) Finance
2 1422 (36.98%) SQL
3 1417 (36.85%) Java
4 1266 (32.93%) Banking
5 1096 (28.50%) C#
6 895 (23.28%) Derivative
7 825 (21.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 812 (21.12%) Investment Banking
9 783 (20.36%) Degree
10 780 (20.29%) Equities
11 765 (19.90%) UNIX
12 731 (19.01%) Multithreading
13 711 (18.49%) Fixed Income
14 631 (16.41%) .NET
15 622 (16.18%) SQL Server
16 584 (15.19%) Linux
17 562 (14.62%) C++
18 535 (13.91%) Low Latency
19 469 (12.20%) Computer Science
19 469 (12.20%) WPF
20 449 (11.68%) Python
21 425 (11.05%) OO
22 418 (10.87%) Oracle
23 412 (10.72%) Hedge funds
24 400 (10.40%) Risk Management
25 396 (10.30%) Windows
26 364 (9.47%) Back Office
27 363 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
28 333 (8.66%) Asset Management
29 328 (8.53%) VBA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 54 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 48 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 46 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 33 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 23 (0.60%) IIS
7 21 (0.55%) Apache
7 21 (0.55%) GemFire
8 19 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 18 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 15 (0.39%) Confluence
11 13 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.23%) Node.js
15 8 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.16%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.078%) MTS
Applications
1 197 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 106 (2.76%) MS Office
3 37 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.42%) MS Project
6 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.052%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 70 (1.82%) LatentZero
2 61 (1.59%) Markit EDM
3 30 (0.78%) RMDS
4 22 (0.57%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.34%) Kondor+
5 13 (0.34%) Summit
6 10 (0.26%) Endur
7 9 (0.23%) Front Arena
7 9 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.10%) Global One
11 4 (0.10%) Eikon
12 3 (0.078%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 3 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.078%) LongView
12 3 (0.078%) Adaptiv
13 2 (0.052%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.052%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.35%) SaaS
2 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.026%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 32 (0.83%) HTTP
3 24 (0.62%) Internet
4 21 (0.55%) Firewall
4 21 (0.55%) FTP
5 14 (0.36%) DHCP
6 13 (0.34%) SAN
7 12 (0.31%) NAS
8 9 (0.23%) DNS
9 8 (0.21%) Multicast
10 6 (0.16%) InfiniBand
10 6 (0.16%) LDAP
11 5 (0.13%) VoIP
12 4 (0.10%) BGP
12 4 (0.10%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.078%) Intranet
13 3 (0.078%) LAN
13 3 (0.078%) VPN
14 2 (0.052%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.052%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.59%) KDB
3 122 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 101 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 98 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (1.33%) DB2
9 48 (1.25%) Big Data
10 47 (1.22%) MySQL
11 43 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.01%) QlikView
13 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 33 (0.86%) MongoDB
16 32 (0.83%) Hadoop
17 31 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.78%) NoSQL
19 20 (0.52%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 76 (1.98%) Eclipse
2 71 (1.85%) JUnit
2 71 (1.85%) Subversion
3 55 (1.43%) Maven
4 47 (1.22%) JIRA
5 44 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (1.09%) NUnit
6 42 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 23 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.49%) Mockito
11 18 (0.47%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.47%) jMock
12 16 (0.42%) NetBeans
12 16 (0.42%) Selenium
13 15 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 14 (0.36%) Ant
15 12 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 1722 (44.79%) Finance
2 1266 (32.93%) Banking
3 812 (21.12%) Investment Banking
4 364 (9.47%) Back Office
5 93 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 92 (2.39%) Retail
7 73 (1.90%) Legal
8 48 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.22%) Marketing
10 43 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 31 (0.81%) Music Industry
12 28 (0.73%) Games
13 23 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.26%) Advertising
15 10 (0.26%) French Language
16 8 (0.21%) German Language
16 8 (0.21%) Publishing
17 7 (0.18%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2047 (53.24%) Developer
2 876 (22.78%) Analyst
3 783 (20.36%) Java Developer
4 522 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 426 (11.08%) Business Analyst
6 350 (9.10%) Applications Support
7 314 (8.17%) Support Analyst
8 228 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 210 (5.46%) Front Office Developer
10 186 (4.84%) C++ Developer
11 177 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 123 (3.20%) WPF Developer
13 119 (3.09%) Project Manager
14 101 (2.63%) Junior
14 101 (2.63%) Python Developer
15 96 (2.50%) Lead Developer
16 95 (2.47%) Consultant
16 95 (2.47%) Excel Developer
17 89 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
18 83 (2.16%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (16.41%) .NET
2 469 (12.20%) WPF
3 283 (7.36%) Spring
4 217 (5.64%) WCF
5 199 (5.18%) XML
6 171 (4.45%) HTML
7 160 (4.16%) WinForms
8 142 (3.69%) Middleware
8 142 (3.69%) ASP.NET
9 111 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
10 104 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 100 (2.60%) J2EE
12 94 (2.44%) CSS
13 93 (2.42%) Rendezvous
14 88 (2.29%) Hibernate
15 79 (2.05%) HTML5
16 77 (2.00%) JMS
17 60 (1.56%) JSP
18 59 (1.53%) J2SE
19 57 (1.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 895 (23.28%) Derivative
2 825 (21.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 780 (20.29%) Equities
4 711 (18.49%) Fixed Income
5 469 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 412 (10.72%) Hedge funds
7 287 (7.46%) Mathematics
8 280 (7.28%) Equity Derivative
9 114 (2.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 114 (2.96%) Credit Derivative
10 112 (2.91%) Physics
11 111 (2.89%) Credit Risk
12 104 (2.70%) Market Risk
13 73 (1.90%) Client/Server
14 63 (1.64%) Grid Computing
14 63 (1.64%) Open Source
15 58 (1.51%) N-Tier
16 54 (1.40%) Reference Data
17 32 (0.83%) SWIFT
17 32 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 765 (19.90%) UNIX
2 584 (15.19%) Linux
3 396 (10.30%) Windows
4 68 (1.77%) Solaris
5 40 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 31 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.13%) HPUX
9 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.10%) AIX
11 3 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.052%) Android
12 2 (0.052%) CentOS
13 1 (0.026%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.026%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (19.01%) Multithreading
2 535 (13.91%) Low Latency
3 425 (11.05%) OO
4 400 (10.40%) Risk Management
5 363 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (8.66%) Asset Management
7 313 (8.14%) TDD
7 313 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
8 293 (7.62%) Investment Management
9 289 (7.52%) Algorithmic Trading
10 271 (7.05%) Business Analysis
11 267 (6.94%) Analytics
12 245 (6.37%) Project Management
13 235 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 150 (3.90%) Scrum
15 141 (3.67%) E-Commerce
16 135 (3.51%) MVVM
17 127 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 127 (3.30%) Fund Management
18 124 (3.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1422 (36.98%) SQL
2 1417 (36.85%) Java
3 1096 (28.50%) C#
4 562 (14.62%) C++
5 449 (11.68%) Python
6 328 (8.53%) VBA
7 290 (7.54%) Perl
8 171 (4.45%) JavaScript
9 115 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 97 (2.52%) C
11 83 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 79 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 72 (1.87%) Scala
14 39 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 38 (0.99%) VB
16 33 (0.86%) Ruby
17 32 (0.83%) PowerShell
18 31 (0.81%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.75%) Delphi
19 29 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 783 (20.36%) Degree
2 54 (1.40%) PMI Certification
3 52 (1.35%) PMP
4 48 (1.25%) PhD
5 36 (0.94%) CFA
6 21 (0.55%) ISEB
7 18 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.10%) MCP
11 4 (0.10%) MCSE
11 4 (0.10%) IIBA
12 3 (0.078%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.052%) CISA
13 2 (0.052%) MBA
13 2 (0.052%) MCSA
13 2 (0.052%) MCAD
13 2 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.052%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.55%) QA
2 26 (0.68%) Solvency II
2 26 (0.68%) EMIR
3 23 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (0.39%) SLA
5 12 (0.31%) CRD IV
6 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.18%) MiFID
8 6 (0.16%) FATCA
8 6 (0.16%) COREP
9 2 (0.052%) FINREP
9 2 (0.052%) UCITS
9 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.052%) Basel III
10 1 (0.026%) Basel II
10 1 (0.026%) AIFMD
System Software
1 40 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.052%) NFS
6 1 (0.026%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.026%) XenApp
6 1 (0.026%) vSphere
6 1 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.026%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.026%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 26 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 20 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.49%) Control-M
4 12 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.13%) SCCM
6 4 (0.10%) Nagios
7 3 (0.078%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.052%) Puppet
8 2 (0.052%) SCOM
8 2 (0.052%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.026%) WSUS
9 1 (0.026%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.026%) Foglight
9 1 (0.026%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.026%) YUM
9 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 418 (10.87%) Oracle
2 299 (7.78%) Sybase
3 266 (6.92%) Microsoft
4 182 (4.73%) Bloomberg
5 166 (4.32%) TIBCO
6 128 (3.33%) thinkFolio
7 108 (2.81%) Fidessa
8 98 (2.55%) Charles River
9 85 (2.21%) Reuters
10 74 (1.92%) 29West
11 72 (1.87%) ION Trading
12 67 (1.74%) Murex
13 60 (1.56%) Informatica
14 50 (1.30%) Red Hat
15 44 (1.14%) IBM
16 42 (1.09%) SunGard
17 35 (0.91%) Citrix
18 33 (0.86%) Calypso
19 31 (0.81%) Business Objects
20 29 (0.75%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 12% pension + 20% uncapped bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday