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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 117 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 957 1749 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.71% 4.03% 3.64%
As % of the General category 5.33% 7.36% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1395 1458
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 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
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
17958 23776 23859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.90% 54.75% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15053 19853 19823
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 £92,500 £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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 277 £82,500 +17.85% 47
Canary Wharf -1 11 £110,000 +46.66%
Docklands, London 0 3 £67,500 +31.70%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 1108 (55.18%) Finance
2 809 (40.29%) SQL
3 642 (31.97%) Java
4 632 (31.47%) Banking
5 594 (29.58%) C#
6 415 (20.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 399 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 387 (19.27%) Degree
9 385 (19.17%) Derivative
10 361 (17.98%) Fixed Income
11 356 (17.73%) Python
12 319 (15.89%) .NET
13 306 (15.24%) Investment Banking
14 295 (14.69%) Unix
15 293 (14.59%) Equities
16 292 (14.54%) SQL Server
17 285 (14.19%) Linux
18 277 (13.79%) C++
19 269 (13.40%) Multithreading
20 249 (12.40%) Oracle
20 249 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
21 240 (11.95%) Low Latency
22 214 (10.66%) Computer Science
23 211 (10.51%) VBA
24 208 (10.36%) Back Office
24 208 (10.36%) Investment Management
25 200 (9.96%) Asset Management
26 197 (9.81%) Hedge funds
27 186 (9.26%) Project Management
28 184 (9.16%) Risk Management

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 53 (2.64%) IIS
2 43 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.29%) Apache
4 21 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.95%) Confluence
6 19 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 15 (0.75%) Jetty
9 10 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.50%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.30%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.15%) CMS
13 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.100%) JBoss
Applications
1 97 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.05%) MS Office
5 20 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.70%) MS Project
7 11 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.15%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (3.54%) thinkFolio
2 23 (1.15%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 15 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
3 15 (0.75%) SunGard APT
4 13 (0.65%) LatentZero
5 10 (0.50%) Endur
6 7 (0.35%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.30%) Summit
8 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.20%) Eze OMS
10 3 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.15%) Kondor
10 3 (0.15%) Orchestrade
11 2 (0.100%) RMDS
12 1 (0.050%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.050%) Minerva
12 1 (0.050%) Murex MxG2000
12 1 (0.050%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.20%) SaaS
2 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.75%) GitHub
4 14 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.20%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Heroku
8 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.100%) Apcera
10 1 (0.050%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.050%) IaaS
10 1 (0.050%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.75%) Multicast
2 10 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.40%) Firewall
3 8 (0.40%) SAN
4 7 (0.35%) DNS
4 7 (0.35%) SSL
5 6 (0.30%) VPN
6 5 (0.25%) LDAP
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (0.15%) DEFINITY
7 3 (0.15%) DHCP
7 3 (0.15%) FTP
7 3 (0.15%) HTTP
7 3 (0.15%) WebEx
7 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.15%) Wireless
8 2 (0.100%) AMQP
8 2 (0.100%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.100%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.64%) Big Data
3 70 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 63 (3.14%) Hadoop
5 50 (2.49%) MySQL
6 48 (2.39%) KDB
7 43 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 35 (1.74%) QlikView
10 35 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
13 25 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.10%) Power BI
15 18 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.75%) MongoDB
18 13 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 89 (4.43%) Maven
2 55 (2.74%) JUnit
3 53 (2.64%) Subversion
4 50 (2.49%) Gradle
5 39 (1.94%) JIRA
6 35 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 32 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.34%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.34%) NUnit
10 26 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.60%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.50%) Selenium
15 8 (0.40%) FishEye
15 8 (0.40%) FitNesse
15 8 (0.40%) Grunt
15 8 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 1108 (55.18%) Finance
2 632 (31.47%) Banking
3 306 (15.24%) Investment Banking
4 208 (10.36%) Back Office
5 58 (2.89%) Financial Institution
6 41 (2.04%) Advertising
7 38 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
8 29 (1.44%) Retail
8 29 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.15%) Billing
10 14 (0.70%) Games
11 13 (0.65%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.60%) Dutch Language
12 12 (0.60%) Legal
12 12 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
14 6 (0.30%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 5 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1038 (51.69%) Developer
2 517 (25.75%) Analyst
3 426 (21.22%) Java Developer
4 292 (14.54%) Business Analyst
5 276 (13.75%) C# Developer
6 255 (12.70%) Front Office Developer
7 177 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 140 (6.97%) Applications Support
9 137 (6.82%) Support Analyst
10 127 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
11 109 (5.43%) C++ Developer
12 99 (4.93%) Applications Support Analyst
13 88 (4.38%) .NET Developer
14 82 (4.08%) SQL Developer
15 76 (3.78%) Project Manager
16 75 (3.74%) Python Developer
17 73 (3.64%) Quantitative Developer
18 65 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
19 62 (3.09%) Consultant
19 62 (3.09%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (15.89%) .NET
2 177 (8.81%) FIX Protocol
3 158 (7.87%) XML
4 144 (7.17%) WPF
5 135 (6.72%) HTML
6 125 (6.23%) JMS
7 109 (5.43%) AngularJS
8 100 (4.98%) ASP.NET
9 96 (4.78%) Spring
10 81 (4.03%) WCF
10 81 (4.03%) Web Services
11 67 (3.34%) Ultra Messaging
12 64 (3.19%) J2SE
13 61 (3.04%) TIBCO EMS
14 60 (2.99%) HTML5
15 51 (2.54%) Hibernate
15 51 (2.54%) Rendezvous
16 50 (2.49%) JDBC
17 49 (2.44%) REST
18 43 (2.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 415 (20.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 385 (19.17%) Derivative
3 361 (17.98%) Fixed Income
4 293 (14.59%) Equities
5 214 (10.66%) Computer Science
6 197 (9.81%) Hedge funds
7 170 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
8 166 (8.27%) Mathematics
9 100 (4.98%) Algorithms
10 74 (3.69%) Visualisation
11 66 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
12 62 (3.09%) Market Risk
13 55 (2.74%) Data Structures
14 53 (2.64%) Credit Risk
15 45 (2.24%) Physics
16 44 (2.19%) Credit Derivative
17 36 (1.79%) Fintech
18 34 (1.69%) Management Information System
19 33 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
20 31 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 295 (14.69%) Unix
2 285 (14.19%) Linux
3 142 (7.07%) Windows
4 38 (1.89%) Solaris
5 20 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.45%) CentOS
8 8 (0.40%) AIX
8 8 (0.40%) HPUX
8 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.15%) Android
9 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.100%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.100%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.100%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (13.40%) Multithreading
3 249 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
4 240 (11.95%) Low Latency
5 208 (10.36%) Investment Management
6 200 (9.96%) Asset Management
7 186 (9.26%) Project Management
8 184 (9.16%) Risk Management
9 181 (9.01%) Business Analysis
10 170 (8.47%) OO
11 155 (7.72%) Analytics
12 148 (7.37%) SDLC
13 132 (6.57%) Software Engineering
14 114 (5.68%) MVC
15 105 (5.23%) OOD
16 101 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 93 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
18 92 (4.58%) Algorithmic Trading
19 89 (4.43%) TDD
20 86 (4.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 809 (40.29%) SQL
2 642 (31.97%) Java
3 594 (29.58%) C#
4 356 (17.73%) Python
5 277 (13.79%) C++
6 211 (10.51%) VBA
7 140 (6.97%) JavaScript
8 133 (6.62%) Perl
9 68 (3.39%) VB
10 64 (3.19%) Scala
11 59 (2.94%) C
12 56 (2.79%) PL/SQL
12 56 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 48 (2.39%) Bash Shell
14 37 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.39%) PHP
16 22 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.10%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.00%) MATLAB
17 20 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 387 (19.27%) Degree
2 40 (1.99%) PhD
3 27 (1.34%) PMI Certification
4 21 (1.05%) PMP
5 13 (0.65%) Postgraduate
6 10 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.20%) CFA
9 3 (0.15%) ISEB
9 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.050%) CISM
10 1 (0.050%) CISSP
10 1 (0.050%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.48%) QA
2 79 (3.93%) MiFID
3 21 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.80%) EMIR
5 13 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.40%) Basel III
7 5 (0.25%) FATCA
8 4 (0.20%) SLA
9 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.050%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.050%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.050%) COREP
10 1 (0.050%) FINREP
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (0.85%) Docker
2 16 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.20%) NFS
4 4 (0.20%) Samba
5 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.100%) GridGain
7 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.050%) HDFS
7 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (0.90%) Puppet
2 17 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.75%) Ansible
4 13 (0.65%) Control-M
5 12 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.25%) SCCM
9 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.15%) Kibana
9 3 (0.15%) logstash
9 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.100%) Mesos
11 1 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.050%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.050%) MOM
11 1 (0.050%) Oozie
Vendors
1 249 (12.40%) Oracle
2 166 (8.27%) Sybase
3 129 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 127 (6.32%) TIBCO
5 102 (5.08%) Charles River
6 100 (4.98%) Bloomberg
7 77 (3.83%) Murex
8 55 (2.74%) ION Trading
9 40 (1.99%) Tableau
10 36 (1.79%) SimCorp
11 30 (1.49%) IBM
12 24 (1.20%) BT
12 24 (1.20%) Red Box
13 23 (1.15%) Reuters
14 22 (1.10%) Fidessa
14 22 (1.10%) SunGard
15 21 (1.05%) FXall
16 19 (0.95%) Calypso
16 19 (0.95%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.90%) Informatica
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £105,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £130000 - £140000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + uncapped quarterly bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago