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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 95 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1390 1596 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.29% 3.57% 3.98%
As % of the General category 6.25% 6.57% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1357 1602
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
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
22225 24285 26471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.59% 54.32% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18918 19891 21333
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average 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 £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +1 352 £70,000 - 58
Mayfair -1 5 £100,000 +33.33%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1537 (55.85%) Finance
2 1004 (36.48%) SQL
3 877 (31.87%) Java
4 789 (28.67%) C#
5 769 (27.94%) Banking
6 562 (20.42%) Degree
7 546 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
8 528 (19.19%) Equities
9 515 (18.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 496 (18.02%) Python
11 492 (17.88%) .NET
12 475 (17.26%) Fixed Income
13 460 (16.72%) C++
14 458 (16.64%) Unix
15 444 (16.13%) Hedge funds
16 439 (15.95%) Derivative
17 417 (15.15%) Investment Banking
18 404 (14.68%) SQL Server
19 369 (13.41%) Computer Science
20 353 (12.83%) Multithreading
21 342 (12.43%) Asset Management
22 327 (11.88%) Linux
23 317 (11.52%) Back Office
24 295 (10.72%) Mathematics
25 278 (10.10%) Investment Management
26 276 (10.03%) Low Latency
27 274 (9.96%) Oracle
28 257 (9.34%) OO
28 257 (9.34%) WPF
29 256 (9.30%) Analytical Skills

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (1.56%) Node.js
2 31 (1.13%) Confluence
3 27 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 19 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 18 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 17 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 17 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (0.58%) IIS
7 16 (0.58%) JBoss
8 12 (0.44%) Apache
9 10 (0.36%) GemFire
10 9 (0.33%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.29%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.22%) Jetty
14 5 (0.18%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.15%) CMS
15 4 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 178 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 34 (1.24%) MS Office
4 30 (1.09%) MS Project
5 25 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.15%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.036%) Mingle
9 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 110 (4.00%) thinkFolio
2 72 (2.62%) Markit EDM
3 38 (1.38%) LatentZero
4 17 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.47%) Kondor
6 12 (0.44%) Endur
7 11 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
7 11 (0.40%) ION MarketView
8 10 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.33%) Salerio
10 8 (0.29%) Eikon
10 8 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
11 7 (0.25%) Front Arena
11 7 (0.25%) MetaTrader
11 7 (0.25%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 7 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.22%) Decalog
12 6 (0.22%) HiInvest
12 6 (0.22%) LongView
13 5 (0.18%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.82%) SaaS
2 14 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.18%) Force.com
5 5 (0.18%) GitHub
6 3 (0.11%) Office 365
7 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.073%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.073%) Heroku
7 2 (0.073%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.036%) IaaS
8 1 (0.036%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.45%) Multicast
2 32 (1.16%) Intranet
3 18 (0.65%) Internet
4 13 (0.47%) Firewall
5 12 (0.44%) DNS
5 12 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.36%) LAN
6 10 (0.36%) WAN
7 5 (0.18%) SNMP
7 5 (0.18%) VoIP
8 4 (0.15%) DHCP
9 3 (0.11%) Junos
10 2 (0.073%) HTTP
10 2 (0.073%) Skype
10 2 (0.073%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.073%) VPN
10 2 (0.073%) WebEx
10 2 (0.073%) Wireless
11 1 (0.036%) Broadband
11 1 (0.036%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 129 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 63 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (2.14%) Big Data
7 56 (2.03%) KDB
8 49 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 40 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
12 33 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.16%) MongoDB
13 32 (1.16%) QlikView
14 27 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 25 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (3.23%) Maven
2 87 (3.16%) JIRA
3 69 (2.51%) JUnit
4 52 (1.89%) Gradle
5 50 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 25 (0.91%) Git (software)
9 19 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.69%) Subversion
10 13 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.36%) MSTest
11 10 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (0.33%) GDB
12 9 (0.33%) Selenium
12 9 (0.33%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.29%) Ant
13 8 (0.29%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 1537 (55.85%) Finance
2 769 (27.94%) Banking
3 417 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 317 (11.52%) Back Office
5 101 (3.67%) Advertising
6 97 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 67 (2.43%) Retail
8 60 (2.18%) Games
9 50 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
10 30 (1.09%) Marketing
11 26 (0.94%) Legal
12 22 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.33%) Law
15 7 (0.25%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.22%) French Language
16 6 (0.22%) International Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1381 (50.18%) Developer
2 708 (25.73%) Analyst
3 472 (17.15%) Java Developer
4 460 (16.72%) C# Developer
5 320 (11.63%) Front Office Developer
6 315 (11.45%) Business Analyst
7 271 (9.85%) Support Analyst
8 226 (8.21%) Python Developer
9 218 (7.92%) Applications Support
10 209 (7.59%) C++ Developer
11 202 (7.34%) .NET Developer
12 192 (6.98%) Senior Developer
13 183 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 154 (5.60%) SQL Developer
15 130 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
16 107 (3.89%) Quantitative Developer
17 104 (3.78%) Junior
18 91 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
19 88 (3.20%) Project Manager
20 84 (3.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (17.88%) .NET
2 257 (9.34%) WPF
3 211 (7.67%) FIX Protocol
4 128 (4.65%) Spring
5 126 (4.58%) WCF
6 122 (4.43%) ASP.NET
7 119 (4.32%) HTML
8 117 (4.25%) XML
9 116 (4.22%) J2SE
10 96 (3.49%) AngularJS
11 80 (2.91%) WinForms
12 79 (2.87%) HTML5
13 69 (2.51%) STL
14 64 (2.33%) .NET Framework
15 61 (2.22%) JMS
16 58 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (2.07%) JDBC
18 56 (2.03%) jQuery
19 54 (1.96%) CSS
20 51 (1.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 528 (19.19%) Equities
2 515 (18.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 475 (17.26%) Fixed Income
4 444 (16.13%) Hedge funds
5 439 (15.95%) Derivative
6 369 (13.41%) Computer Science
7 295 (10.72%) Mathematics
8 256 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 201 (7.30%) Algorithms
10 151 (5.49%) Equity Derivative
11 145 (5.27%) Data Structures
12 72 (2.62%) Management Information System
13 59 (2.14%) Visualisation
14 53 (1.93%) Fintech
15 44 (1.60%) Physics
16 43 (1.56%) Market Risk
17 40 (1.45%) Reference Data
18 39 (1.42%) Statistics
19 38 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
20 28 (1.02%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 458 (16.64%) Unix
2 327 (11.88%) Linux
3 188 (6.83%) Windows
4 32 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 32 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.51%) Android
6 10 (0.36%) Solaris
7 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.036%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.036%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (12.83%) Multithreading
3 342 (12.43%) Asset Management
4 278 (10.10%) Investment Management
5 276 (10.03%) Low Latency
6 257 (9.34%) OO
7 251 (9.12%) Software Engineering
8 214 (7.78%) Electronic Trading
9 207 (7.52%) Project Management
10 195 (7.09%) Risk Management
11 179 (6.50%) TDD
12 169 (6.14%) Business Analysis
13 167 (6.07%) Analytics
14 160 (5.81%) SDLC
15 146 (5.31%) Algorithmic Trading
16 141 (5.12%) OOD
17 115 (4.18%) ITIL
18 114 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 112 (4.07%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1004 (36.48%) SQL
2 877 (31.87%) Java
3 789 (28.67%) C#
4 496 (18.02%) Python
5 460 (16.72%) C++
6 171 (6.21%) JavaScript
7 135 (4.91%) VBA
8 102 (3.71%) Perl
9 81 (2.94%) C
10 63 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 52 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 49 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.56%) Scala
14 38 (1.38%) VB
15 28 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 24 (0.87%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.69%) MATLAB
19 14 (0.51%) F#
20 13 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 562 (20.42%) Degree
2 41 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 40 (1.45%) PhD
4 39 (1.42%) PMP
5 31 (1.13%) CFA
6 23 (0.84%) ISEB
7 21 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.15%) CCIE
10 4 (0.15%) CCNP
10 4 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.11%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.11%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.11%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.073%) CIMA
12 2 (0.073%) MCSE
12 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.036%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.51%) QA
2 38 (1.38%) MiFID
3 29 (1.05%) AIFMD
4 25 (0.91%) EMIR
5 23 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 22 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.73%) SLA
8 18 (0.65%) ISO20022
9 12 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 11 (0.40%) SEPA
11 6 (0.22%) Basel III
12 3 (0.11%) COBIT
12 3 (0.11%) SDET
13 2 (0.073%) Basel II
14 1 (0.036%) COREP
14 1 (0.036%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.036%) FINREP
14 1 (0.036%) IAS 39
System Software
1 31 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.036%) KVM
4 1 (0.036%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (1.53%) Control-M
2 27 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 13 (0.47%) Ansible
4 11 (0.40%) logstash
5 10 (0.36%) Nagios
6 7 (0.25%) SCCM
7 5 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.18%) Puppet
8 3 (0.11%) Kibana
8 3 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.036%) OpenView
9 1 (0.036%) OVSD
9 1 (0.036%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 274 (9.96%) Oracle
2 216 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 135 (4.91%) Charles River
4 114 (4.14%) Sybase
5 113 (4.11%) Bloomberg
6 73 (2.65%) Murex
7 64 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.71%) Fidessa
9 38 (1.38%) SimCorp
10 36 (1.31%) Calypso
10 36 (1.31%) StreamBase
11 35 (1.27%) Reuters
12 30 (1.09%) Tableau
13 26 (0.94%) OpenLink
14 21 (0.76%) ION Trading
14 21 (0.76%) Tradeweb
15 19 (0.69%) Sun
15 19 (0.69%) SunGard
16 15 (0.55%) Cisco
16 15 (0.55%) Currenex
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Energon People
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
O'Connell Resourcing
Salary: Unspecified : Excellent Compensation and Benefits package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago