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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 71 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1620 1956 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.66% 4.31% 3.98%
As % of the General category 6.89% 8.14% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1628 1696
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £43,125
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
23520 24026 25223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.11% 52.92% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19682 19355 21429
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 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 523 £70,000 +3.70% 67
Mayfair -5 2 £70,000 -6.66%
Bromley - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +11 1 £95,000 +5.55%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £40,000 - 1
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1559 (46.11%) Finance
2 1289 (38.12%) SQL
3 1205 (35.64%) Banking
4 1146 (33.90%) Java
5 910 (26.92%) C#
6 787 (23.28%) Investment Banking
7 757 (22.39%) UNIX
8 722 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 697 (20.62%) Derivative
10 653 (19.31%) Fixed Income
11 598 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
12 555 (16.42%) Multithreading
13 540 (15.97%) Equities
14 509 (15.05%) C++
14 509 (15.05%) Linux
15 508 (15.03%) SQL Server
16 495 (14.64%) Degree
17 483 (14.29%) .NET
18 426 (12.60%) Windows
18 426 (12.60%) Oracle
19 391 (11.56%) Low Latency
20 374 (11.06%) OO
21 368 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
22 360 (10.65%) Python
23 326 (9.64%) Computer Science
24 317 (9.38%) Risk Management
25 316 (9.35%) Back Office
26 305 (9.02%) WPF
27 291 (8.61%) VBA
28 290 (8.58%) Perl

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 75 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 60 (1.77%) TIBCO EMS
3 41 (1.21%) JBoss
4 38 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 34 (1.01%) GemFire
6 21 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 18 (0.53%) Apache
9 17 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.50%) Confluence
10 16 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (0.44%) Node.js
12 13 (0.38%) nginx
12 13 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.35%) IIS
13 12 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.21%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.21%) MTS
Applications
1 163 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.66%) MS Office
3 22 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.21%) MS Project
7 6 (0.18%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.059%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.030%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.06%) LatentZero
2 35 (1.04%) ION MarketView
3 31 (0.92%) RMDS
4 27 (0.80%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
6 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
7 11 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.30%) Endur
9 5 (0.15%) LongView
9 5 (0.15%) Kondor+
9 5 (0.15%) Aligne
9 5 (0.15%) Summit
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.089%) Global One
11 3 (0.089%) ZaiNet
11 3 (0.089%) Capstone
11 3 (0.089%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.66%) SaaS
2 14 (0.41%) CloudBees
3 13 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.38%) GitHub
4 3 (0.089%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.059%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.89%) Firewall
2 29 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.59%) Internet
4 18 (0.53%) FTP
5 14 (0.41%) Multicast
6 7 (0.21%) HTTP
6 7 (0.21%) LDAP
6 7 (0.21%) VoIP
6 7 (0.21%) SSL
7 5 (0.15%) LAN
7 5 (0.15%) DHCP
7 5 (0.15%) Extranet
7 5 (0.15%) DNS
8 4 (0.12%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.12%) SSH
9 3 (0.089%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.089%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.089%) WAN
10 2 (0.059%) SAN
10 2 (0.059%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 150 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 77 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (1.54%) KDB
6 51 (1.51%) Big Data
6 51 (1.51%) QlikView
7 47 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 44 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 39 (1.15%) DB2
11 34 (1.01%) MongoDB
12 31 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 31 (0.92%) MySQL
13 25 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (0.71%) Data Mining
15 22 (0.65%) OLAP
15 22 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 84 (2.48%) Subversion
2 58 (1.72%) Maven
3 43 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 41 (1.21%) JIRA
5 34 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 27 (0.80%) Git (software)
7 22 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 21 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.53%) Ant
10 16 (0.47%) JUnit
11 15 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.41%) NetBeans
12 14 (0.41%) NUnit
12 14 (0.41%) Artifactory
13 13 (0.38%) Hudson
14 11 (0.33%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.33%) Selenium
15 10 (0.30%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.27%) FindBugs
17 8 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1559 (46.11%) Finance
2 1205 (35.64%) Banking
3 787 (23.28%) Investment Banking
4 316 (9.35%) Back Office
5 105 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 78 (2.31%) Retail
7 51 (1.51%) Legal
8 42 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 39 (1.15%) Marketing
10 24 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.47%) Music Industry
12 15 (0.44%) Games
13 12 (0.35%) Advertising
14 8 (0.24%) Military
15 7 (0.21%) German Language
16 6 (0.18%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.15%) French Language
17 5 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1729 (51.14%) Developer
2 825 (24.40%) Analyst
3 646 (19.11%) Java Developer
4 421 (12.45%) C# Developer
5 401 (11.86%) Applications Support
6 385 (11.39%) Support Analyst
7 332 (9.82%) Business Analyst
8 200 (5.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 170 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 165 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
11 154 (4.55%) C++ Developer
12 104 (3.08%) Junior
13 94 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
14 86 (2.54%) WPF Developer
14 86 (2.54%) Project Manager
14 86 (2.54%) Junior Developer
15 85 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 84 (2.48%) Excel Developer
16 84 (2.48%) Programmer
17 83 (2.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (14.29%) .NET
2 305 (9.02%) WPF
3 251 (7.42%) FIX Protocol
4 218 (6.45%) Spring
5 148 (4.38%) WCF
6 143 (4.23%) XML
7 121 (3.58%) HTML
8 105 (3.11%) Middleware
9 104 (3.08%) Hibernate
10 98 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 92 (2.72%) WinForms
12 81 (2.40%) JMS
13 73 (2.16%) Rendezvous
14 69 (2.04%) HTML5
15 67 (1.98%) J2EE
16 60 (1.77%) .NET Framework
16 60 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 59 (1.75%) REST
18 51 (1.51%) SOAP
19 49 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 722 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 697 (20.62%) Derivative
3 653 (19.31%) Fixed Income
4 540 (15.97%) Equities
5 368 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
6 326 (9.64%) Computer Science
7 252 (7.45%) Hedge funds
8 164 (4.85%) Equity Derivative
9 163 (4.82%) Mathematics
10 118 (3.49%) Credit Risk
11 108 (3.19%) Algorithms
12 96 (2.84%) Market Risk
13 92 (2.72%) Data Structures
14 81 (2.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 65 (1.92%) Physics
16 53 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
17 52 (1.54%) Open Source
18 49 (1.45%) Grid Computing
18 49 (1.45%) Management Information System
19 47 (1.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 757 (22.39%) UNIX
2 509 (15.05%) Linux
3 426 (12.60%) Windows
4 44 (1.30%) Solaris
5 32 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 28 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.21%) Android
11 6 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.059%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.059%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.030%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (16.42%) Multithreading
3 391 (11.56%) Low Latency
4 374 (11.06%) OO
5 317 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 271 (8.02%) Asset Management
7 238 (7.04%) Electronic Trading
8 229 (6.77%) TDD
9 205 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 199 (5.89%) Analytics
11 188 (5.56%) Investment Management
12 178 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 178 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 152 (4.50%) ITIL
14 134 (3.96%) Project Management
15 115 (3.40%) OOD
16 111 (3.28%) E-Commerce
17 110 (3.25%) Mentoring
18 105 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
19 104 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1289 (38.12%) SQL
2 1146 (33.90%) Java
3 910 (26.92%) C#
4 509 (15.05%) C++
5 360 (10.65%) Python
6 291 (8.61%) VBA
7 290 (8.58%) Perl
8 160 (4.73%) JavaScript
9 110 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 74 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 67 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 56 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 55 (1.63%) C
13 55 (1.63%) Scala
14 48 (1.42%) Delphi
15 43 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.18%) VB
17 33 (0.98%) VBScript
18 19 (0.56%) Ruby
19 18 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 495 (14.64%) Degree
2 27 (0.80%) PhD
3 20 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.38%) PMP
6 10 (0.30%) CFA
6 10 (0.30%) ISEB
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.12%) MCP
8 4 (0.12%) MCSE
9 3 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.089%) MBA
10 2 (0.059%) ACCA
10 2 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.059%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.059%) CCNA
11 1 (0.030%) CCNP
11 1 (0.030%) CIMA
11 1 (0.030%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.17%) QA
2 24 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (0.53%) EMIR
4 12 (0.35%) SLA
5 11 (0.33%) Basel III
5 11 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 9 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.18%) MiFID
8 5 (0.15%) COREP
9 4 (0.12%) FINREP
9 4 (0.12%) FATCA
10 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.059%) Basel II
12 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.21%) ClearTrust
5 4 (0.12%) XenApp
6 3 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.030%) GridGain
8 1 (0.030%) Docker
8 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (0.50%) Puppet
2 16 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (0.41%) Ansible
4 12 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.18%) Control-M
7 3 (0.089%) OpenView
7 3 (0.089%) RTView
8 2 (0.059%) Netcool
8 2 (0.059%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.030%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.030%) WSUS
9 1 (0.030%) SCCM
9 1 (0.030%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.030%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.030%) Nagios
9 1 (0.030%) Salt
9 1 (0.030%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.030%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 426 (12.60%) Oracle
2 277 (8.19%) Sybase
3 250 (7.39%) Microsoft
4 198 (5.86%) Bloomberg
5 163 (4.82%) TIBCO
6 93 (2.75%) Fidessa
7 91 (2.69%) thinkFolio
8 89 (2.63%) Charles River
9 80 (2.37%) Reuters
10 69 (2.04%) Murex
11 65 (1.92%) ION Trading
12 60 (1.77%) Calypso
13 56 (1.66%) Informatica
14 51 (1.51%) 29West
15 49 (1.45%) DataSynapse
16 41 (1.21%) IBM
17 35 (1.04%) Business Objects
18 30 (0.89%) SunGard
19 29 (0.86%) Red Hat
20 27 (0.80%) FactSet
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Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Great Salary and Benefits available
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
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City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
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City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, travel allowance, pension,
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £100000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 30% bonuses
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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