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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 60 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1841 2432 2913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.91% 5.51% 5.76%
As % of the General category 7.28% 10.16% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2001 2574
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
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
25282 23931 27688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.70% 54.25% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20396 19626 23893
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -20 638 £70,000 +3.70% 139
Docklands, London -4 9 £82,500 +13.79%
Canary Wharf -11 4 £92,500 +2.77%
Chessington - 3 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Bromley - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1635 (44.07%) Finance
2 1374 (37.04%) Java
3 1371 (36.95%) SQL
4 1234 (33.26%) Banking
5 1004 (27.06%) C#
6 836 (22.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 834 (22.48%) Derivative
8 804 (21.67%) Investment Banking
9 798 (21.51%) UNIX
10 716 (19.30%) Multithreading
11 704 (18.98%) Degree
12 699 (18.84%) Equities
13 673 (18.14%) Fixed Income
14 600 (16.17%) SQL Server
15 576 (15.53%) .NET
16 567 (15.28%) Linux
17 560 (15.09%) C++
18 552 (14.88%) Low Latency
19 457 (12.32%) OO
20 441 (11.89%) Computer Science
21 435 (11.73%) Python
22 416 (11.21%) WPF
23 397 (10.70%) Risk Management
24 395 (10.65%) Oracle
25 381 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
26 378 (10.19%) Windows
27 363 (9.78%) Hedge funds
28 324 (8.73%) Back Office
29 319 (8.60%) VBA
30 316 (8.52%) Electronic Trading

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
3 39 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 30 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (0.67%) GemFire
6 21 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.43%) Apache
9 15 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.38%) IIS
11 12 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.32%) Confluence
12 10 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.22%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.13%) Node.js
16 3 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.081%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.054%) GroupWise
Applications
1 189 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 90 (2.43%) MS Office
3 28 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.40%) MS Project
6 8 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.027%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 51 (1.37%) LatentZero
2 41 (1.11%) Markit EDM
3 34 (0.92%) RMDS
4 23 (0.62%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.30%) Kondor+
5 11 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
5 11 (0.30%) Summit
6 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.22%) Endur
7 8 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
9 6 (0.16%) Front Arena
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.11%) Sentinel
11 4 (0.11%) LongView
11 4 (0.11%) Global One
12 3 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.081%) Minerva
12 3 (0.081%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.62%) SaaS
2 7 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.081%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 28 (0.75%) Firewall
3 26 (0.70%) HTTP
4 22 (0.59%) FTP
5 21 (0.57%) Internet
6 11 (0.30%) Multicast
7 10 (0.27%) DHCP
8 8 (0.22%) LDAP
8 8 (0.22%) DNS
9 7 (0.19%) SAN
10 6 (0.16%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.13%) NAS
11 5 (0.13%) VoIP
12 4 (0.11%) LAN
12 4 (0.11%) VPN
13 3 (0.081%) Intranet
14 2 (0.054%) Wireless
14 2 (0.054%) CTI
14 2 (0.054%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 123 (3.32%) Relational Database
3 121 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (3.07%) KDB
5 97 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (1.48%) DB2
9 54 (1.46%) Big Data
10 48 (1.29%) QlikView
11 47 (1.27%) MySQL
12 38 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 38 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 33 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (0.73%) Hadoop
17 24 (0.65%) NoSQL
18 23 (0.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 78 (2.10%) Subversion
2 74 (1.99%) Eclipse
3 50 (1.35%) Maven
4 49 (1.32%) JUnit
5 42 (1.13%) JIRA
6 39 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 29 (0.78%) NUnit
9 23 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 21 (0.57%) NetBeans
11 17 (0.46%) jMock
12 16 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.43%) Selenium
13 15 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.40%) Git (software)
14 12 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 12 (0.32%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.27%) Ant
16 8 (0.22%) Mercurial
16 8 (0.22%) Mockito
General
1 1635 (44.07%) Finance
2 1234 (33.26%) Banking
3 804 (21.67%) Investment Banking
4 324 (8.73%) Back Office
5 97 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 87 (2.35%) Retail
7 67 (1.81%) Legal
8 48 (1.29%) Marketing
9 43 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 34 (0.92%) Games
10 34 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 29 (0.78%) Music Industry
12 11 (0.30%) Advertising
13 9 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 8 (0.22%) German Language
15 6 (0.16%) Publishing
16 5 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.13%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1995 (53.77%) Developer
2 827 (22.29%) Analyst
3 761 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 490 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 388 (10.46%) Business Analyst
6 354 (9.54%) Applications Support
7 315 (8.49%) Support Analyst
8 210 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 195 (5.26%) C++ Developer
10 194 (5.23%) Front Office Developer
11 163 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
12 118 (3.18%) Junior
13 117 (3.15%) WPF Developer
14 112 (3.02%) Python Developer
15 104 (2.80%) Project Manager
16 99 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
17 97 (2.61%) Excel Developer
18 87 (2.35%) Consultant
19 86 (2.32%) .NET Developer
19 86 (2.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (15.53%) .NET
2 416 (11.21%) WPF
3 245 (6.60%) Spring
4 205 (5.53%) WCF
5 167 (4.50%) XML
6 145 (3.91%) HTML
7 134 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
8 132 (3.56%) Middleware
9 111 (2.99%) ASP.NET
10 106 (2.86%) WinForms
11 98 (2.64%) .NET Framework
12 93 (2.51%) Rendezvous
13 89 (2.40%) Hibernate
14 87 (2.35%) J2EE
15 79 (2.13%) JMS
16 73 (1.97%) CSS
17 67 (1.81%) HTML5
18 64 (1.73%) JSP
18 64 (1.73%) Servlets
19 54 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 836 (22.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 834 (22.48%) Derivative
3 699 (18.84%) Equities
4 673 (18.14%) Fixed Income
5 441 (11.89%) Computer Science
6 363 (9.78%) Hedge funds
7 273 (7.36%) Mathematics
8 227 (6.12%) Equity Derivative
9 111 (2.99%) Credit Risk
10 107 (2.88%) Physics
11 102 (2.75%) Market Risk
12 90 (2.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 79 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
14 69 (1.86%) Open Source
15 59 (1.59%) N-Tier
16 56 (1.51%) Reference Data
17 51 (1.37%) Grid Computing
18 50 (1.35%) Client/Server
19 33 (0.89%) Spread Betting
20 31 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 798 (21.51%) UNIX
2 567 (15.28%) Linux
3 378 (10.19%) Windows
4 60 (1.62%) Solaris
5 29 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.13%) AIX
8 5 (0.13%) HPUX
8 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.081%) Android
9 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.027%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (19.30%) Multithreading
2 552 (14.88%) Low Latency
3 457 (12.32%) OO
4 397 (10.70%) Risk Management
5 381 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
6 316 (8.52%) Electronic Trading
7 307 (8.27%) Asset Management
8 301 (8.11%) TDD
9 256 (6.90%) Investment Management
10 255 (6.87%) Algorithmic Trading
11 234 (6.31%) Analytics
12 229 (6.17%) Business Analysis
13 228 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 215 (5.80%) Project Management
15 136 (3.67%) E-Commerce
16 128 (3.45%) Migration
17 126 (3.40%) MVVM
18 117 (3.15%) Scrum
19 110 (2.96%) CRM
19 110 (2.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1374 (37.04%) Java
2 1371 (36.95%) SQL
3 1004 (27.06%) C#
4 560 (15.09%) C++
5 435 (11.73%) Python
6 319 (8.60%) VBA
7 303 (8.17%) Perl
8 162 (4.37%) JavaScript
9 118 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 98 (2.64%) C
11 90 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 79 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 74 (1.99%) Scala
14 38 (1.02%) Delphi
15 35 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 30 (0.81%) VB
17 29 (0.78%) VBScript
17 29 (0.78%) Ruby
18 26 (0.70%) PowerShell
19 23 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 704 (18.98%) Degree
2 46 (1.24%) PhD
3 43 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 41 (1.11%) PMP
5 30 (0.81%) CFA
6 19 (0.51%) ISEB
7 14 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.081%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.081%) CCNA
10 3 (0.081%) MCSE
11 2 (0.054%) CISA
11 2 (0.054%) MBA
11 2 (0.054%) MCP
11 2 (0.054%) IIBA
11 2 (0.054%) CRISC
12 1 (0.027%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.027%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (4.53%) QA
2 23 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 23 (0.62%) EMIR
3 18 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 15 (0.40%) SLA
5 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.22%) FATCA
5 8 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 7 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.054%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.054%) Basel III
7 2 (0.054%) UCITS
7 2 (0.054%) COREP
8 1 (0.027%) FINREP
8 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.027%) Basel II
System Software
1 33 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.16%) ClearTrust
3 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.027%) XenApp
5 1 (0.027%) vSphere
5 1 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.027%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 13 (0.35%) Control-M
5 4 (0.11%) Nagios
6 2 (0.054%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.054%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.054%) SCCM
6 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.027%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.027%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.027%) SCOM
7 1 (0.027%) WSUS
7 1 (0.027%) Foglight
Vendors
1 395 (10.65%) Oracle
2 297 (8.01%) Sybase
3 220 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 187 (5.04%) Bloomberg
5 164 (4.42%) TIBCO
6 111 (2.99%) Fidessa
7 103 (2.78%) thinkFolio
8 87 (2.35%) Reuters
8 87 (2.35%) Charles River
9 83 (2.24%) 29West
10 69 (1.86%) Murex
11 59 (1.59%) Informatica
12 55 (1.48%) ION Trading
13 46 (1.24%) IBM
14 40 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 39 (1.05%) Calypso
16 35 (0.94%) SunGard
17 33 (0.89%) Business Objects
18 27 (0.73%) Sun
18 27 (0.73%) Citrix
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