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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 77 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1432 1818 1849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.45% 4.30% 4.12%
As % of the General category 6.42% 8.07% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1480 1628
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 £45,000 £44,625
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
22289 22516 23504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.72% 53.29% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18704 18046 19799
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 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -13 463 £70,000 - 94
Docklands, London -1 3 £40,000 -52.94% 2
Mayfair -7 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Bromley - 3 £60,000 -
Chessington - 2 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 £95,000 -20.83%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1497 (47.75%) Finance
2 1136 (36.24%) Banking
3 1120 (35.73%) SQL
4 1031 (32.89%) Java
5 883 (28.17%) C#
6 764 (24.37%) Investment Banking
7 663 (21.15%) UNIX
8 640 (20.41%) Fixed Income
9 639 (20.38%) Derivative
10 636 (20.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 543 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
12 513 (16.36%) Multithreading
13 493 (15.73%) .NET
14 468 (14.93%) SQL Server
15 464 (14.80%) Equities
16 459 (14.64%) C++
17 452 (14.42%) Degree
18 451 (14.39%) Linux
19 405 (12.92%) Windows
20 385 (12.28%) Oracle
21 367 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
22 362 (11.55%) OO
23 350 (11.16%) Low Latency
24 302 (9.63%) WPF
25 287 (9.15%) Python
25 287 (9.15%) Computer Science
26 283 (9.03%) Back Office
27 280 (8.93%) Microsoft
28 267 (8.52%) Risk Management
29 260 (8.29%) VBA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 58 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
1 58 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 39 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.02%) JBoss
4 23 (0.73%) GemFire
5 20 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 18 (0.57%) Apache
6 18 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.54%) Node.js
8 16 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.48%) Confluence
10 14 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.41%) IIS
11 13 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.41%) nginx
12 12 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.22%) MTS
15 6 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 161 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.63%) MS Office
3 26 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.16%) MS Project
6 5 (0.16%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.064%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.032%) SPSS
8 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (1.44%) ION MarketView
2 31 (0.99%) RMDS
3 30 (0.96%) LatentZero
4 19 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.48%) Endur
5 15 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
7 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 6 (0.19%) Aligne
10 5 (0.16%) LongView
10 5 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
10 5 (0.16%) Kondor+
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.13%) Summit
11 4 (0.13%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.096%) Global One
12 3 (0.096%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.40%) SaaS
2 13 (0.41%) GitHub
2 13 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.26%) CloudBees
4 3 (0.096%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.032%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.12%) Firewall
2 26 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (0.54%) FTP
4 16 (0.51%) Internet
5 13 (0.41%) Multicast
6 11 (0.35%) WAN
7 7 (0.22%) SSL
7 7 (0.22%) LAN
8 6 (0.19%) VoIP
8 6 (0.19%) LDAP
9 5 (0.16%) DNS
9 5 (0.16%) DHCP
9 5 (0.16%) Extranet
10 4 (0.13%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.13%) SSH
10 4 (0.13%) SAN
11 3 (0.096%) HTTP
11 3 (0.096%) Network Security
11 3 (0.096%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.096%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 141 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 76 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 45 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 43 (1.37%) KDB
8 42 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (1.31%) Big Data
10 39 (1.24%) DB2
10 39 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (1.08%) QlikView
12 27 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 25 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 23 (0.73%) OLAP
14 23 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (0.61%) MySQL
16 17 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 67 (2.14%) Subversion
2 47 (1.50%) Maven
3 42 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 35 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.08%) JIRA
7 27 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 20 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.64%) NUnit
9 15 (0.48%) JUnit
10 14 (0.45%) Hudson
10 14 (0.45%) Ant
11 13 (0.41%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.32%) MSTest
12 10 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.32%) FindBugs
12 10 (0.32%) Selenium
13 8 (0.26%) NetBeans
General
1 1497 (47.75%) Finance
2 1136 (36.24%) Banking
3 764 (24.37%) Investment Banking
4 283 (9.03%) Back Office
5 120 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 79 (2.52%) Retail
7 53 (1.69%) Retail Banking
8 48 (1.53%) Legal
9 37 (1.18%) Marketing
10 16 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.45%) Music Industry
11 14 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 14 (0.45%) Games
12 8 (0.26%) French Language
12 8 (0.26%) Military
13 6 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.19%) Advertising
14 5 (0.16%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.16%) German Language
14 5 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1619 (51.64%) Developer
2 777 (24.78%) Analyst
3 584 (18.63%) Java Developer
4 427 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 394 (12.57%) Support Analyst
6 373 (11.90%) Applications Support
7 299 (9.54%) Business Analyst
8 192 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 155 (4.94%) Front Office Developer
9 155 (4.94%) C++ Developer
10 140 (4.47%) Senior Developer
11 99 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 86 (2.74%) Programmer
13 85 (2.71%) Quantitative Developer
14 80 (2.55%) Junior
15 78 (2.49%) Excel Developer
16 77 (2.46%) WPF Developer
17 74 (2.36%) .NET Developer
17 74 (2.36%) Team Leader
18 69 (2.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (15.73%) .NET
2 302 (9.63%) WPF
3 220 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
4 169 (5.39%) Spring
5 157 (5.01%) WCF
6 131 (4.18%) XML
7 111 (3.54%) ASP.NET
8 105 (3.35%) HTML
9 101 (3.22%) WinForms
10 89 (2.84%) Middleware
11 88 (2.81%) Hibernate
12 73 (2.33%) JMS
13 71 (2.26%) Rendezvous
13 71 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (2.14%) .NET Framework
15 63 (2.01%) J2EE
16 60 (1.91%) HTML5
17 54 (1.72%) REST
18 51 (1.63%) SOAP
19 44 (1.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 640 (20.41%) Fixed Income
2 639 (20.38%) Derivative
3 636 (20.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 464 (14.80%) Equities
5 367 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
6 287 (9.15%) Computer Science
7 247 (7.88%) Hedge funds
8 149 (4.75%) Equity Derivative
9 137 (4.37%) Mathematics
10 113 (3.60%) Credit Risk
11 96 (3.06%) Algorithms
12 86 (2.74%) Market Risk
13 82 (2.62%) Data Structures
14 62 (1.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 57 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
16 52 (1.66%) Grid Computing
17 49 (1.56%) Spread Betting
18 48 (1.53%) Physics
18 48 (1.53%) N-Tier
19 47 (1.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 663 (21.15%) UNIX
2 451 (14.39%) Linux
3 405 (12.92%) Windows
4 49 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 34 (1.08%) Solaris
6 29 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.22%) Android
11 6 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.064%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.064%) AIX
13 2 (0.064%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.032%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (16.36%) Multithreading
3 362 (11.55%) OO
4 350 (11.16%) Low Latency
5 267 (8.52%) Risk Management
6 259 (8.26%) Asset Management
7 220 (7.02%) TDD
8 195 (6.22%) Electronic Trading
9 190 (6.06%) Analytics
10 186 (5.93%) Business Analysis
11 168 (5.36%) Algorithmic Trading
12 167 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 164 (5.23%) Investment Management
14 160 (5.10%) ITIL
15 122 (3.89%) OOD
16 118 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 117 (3.73%) Project Management
18 99 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (3.03%) E-Commerce
20 91 (2.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1120 (35.73%) SQL
2 1031 (32.89%) Java
3 883 (28.17%) C#
4 459 (14.64%) C++
5 287 (9.15%) Python
6 260 (8.29%) VBA
7 229 (7.30%) Perl
8 149 (4.75%) JavaScript
9 103 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 62 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 55 (1.75%) C
12 54 (1.72%) Scala
13 52 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 50 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 48 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.12%) VB
17 34 (1.08%) Delphi
18 23 (0.73%) VBScript
19 15 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 452 (14.42%) Degree
2 21 (0.67%) PMP
2 21 (0.67%) PMI Certification
2 21 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (0.67%) MCP
2 21 (0.67%) MCSE
2 21 (0.67%) PhD
3 20 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.26%) ISEB
5 6 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.13%) CFA
6 4 (0.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.13%) CCNA
7 3 (0.096%) MBA
8 2 (0.064%) ACCA
9 1 (0.032%) CCNP
9 1 (0.032%) CIMA
9 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.64%) QA
2 23 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (0.64%) EMIR
4 15 (0.48%) Basel III
5 14 (0.45%) CRD IV
6 13 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.38%) SLA
8 9 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.26%) FATCA
10 7 (0.22%) MiFID
11 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.16%) Basel II
12 5 (0.16%) COREP
13 4 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 54 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.19%) ClearTrust
5 4 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.032%) Docker
6 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.032%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 17 (0.54%) Puppet
2 16 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.45%) Ansible
4 9 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.16%) Control-M
6 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.096%) OpenView
7 3 (0.096%) RTView
8 2 (0.064%) WSUS
8 2 (0.064%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.064%) Netcool
8 2 (0.064%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.032%) Nagios
9 1 (0.032%) SCCM
9 1 (0.032%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.032%) Salt
Vendors
1 385 (12.28%) Oracle
2 280 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 221 (7.05%) Sybase
4 164 (5.23%) Bloomberg
5 159 (5.07%) TIBCO
6 78 (2.49%) thinkFolio
7 77 (2.46%) ION Trading
7 77 (2.46%) Charles River
8 71 (2.26%) Fidessa
9 62 (1.98%) Reuters
10 61 (1.95%) Calypso
11 58 (1.85%) Murex
12 51 (1.63%) 29West
13 48 (1.53%) Informatica
14 46 (1.47%) DataSynapse
15 39 (1.24%) IBM
16 30 (0.96%) FactSet
17 28 (0.89%) Business Objects
18 26 (0.83%) Citrix
19 22 (0.70%) SAP
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package + half yearly bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Solutions - Man Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Discretionary Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £84,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago