The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 62 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1878 2426 3100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.90% 5.47% 6.01%
As % of the General category 7.28% 10.23% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 2002 2724
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 £47,875 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25789 23726 28310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.60% 53.51% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20967 19365 24544
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Front Office
England

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 July 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 July 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 -15 693 £70,000 - 134
Docklands, London 0 10 £80,000 +10.34%
Canary Wharf -19 6 £85,000 -2.85%
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Mayfair -2 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Bromley - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1711 (44.71%) Finance
2 1412 (36.90%) Java
3 1411 (36.87%) SQL
4 1267 (33.11%) Banking
5 1093 (28.56%) C#
6 892 (23.31%) Derivative
7 829 (21.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 811 (21.19%) Investment Banking
9 779 (20.36%) Degree
10 772 (20.17%) Equities
11 760 (19.86%) UNIX
12 731 (19.10%) Multithreading
13 700 (18.29%) Fixed Income
14 631 (16.49%) .NET
15 614 (16.04%) SQL Server
16 580 (15.16%) Linux
17 559 (14.61%) C++
18 535 (13.98%) Low Latency
19 472 (12.33%) WPF
20 465 (12.15%) Computer Science
21 446 (11.65%) Python
22 425 (11.11%) OO
23 415 (10.84%) Oracle
24 402 (10.50%) Risk Management
25 400 (10.45%) Hedge funds
26 389 (10.16%) Windows
27 365 (9.54%) Back Office
28 364 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
29 335 (8.75%) Asset Management
30 324 (8.47%) VBA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 45 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 32 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 22 (0.57%) IIS
7 21 (0.55%) GemFire
8 19 (0.50%) Apache
8 19 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 17 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.39%) Confluence
11 12 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.24%) Node.js
14 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.16%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
17 3 (0.078%) Jetty
Applications
1 195 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.69%) MS Office
3 37 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.42%) MS Project
6 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.052%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 70 (1.83%) LatentZero
2 59 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 30 (0.78%) RMDS
4 22 (0.57%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.34%) Kondor+
5 13 (0.34%) Summit
6 10 (0.26%) Endur
7 9 (0.24%) Front Arena
7 9 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.10%) LongView
10 4 (0.10%) Global One
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.078%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.078%) Eikon
11 3 (0.078%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 2 (0.052%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.052%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.33%) SaaS
2 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.026%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 31 (0.81%) HTTP
3 24 (0.63%) Internet
4 21 (0.55%) FTP
5 20 (0.52%) Firewall
6 13 (0.34%) DHCP
7 11 (0.29%) SAN
8 10 (0.26%) NAS
9 8 (0.21%) DNS
10 7 (0.18%) Multicast
11 5 (0.13%) InfiniBand
11 5 (0.13%) LDAP
12 4 (0.10%) VoIP
12 4 (0.10%) BGP
12 4 (0.10%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.078%) Intranet
13 3 (0.078%) LAN
13 3 (0.078%) VPN
14 2 (0.052%) CTI
14 2 (0.052%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 137 (3.58%) KDB
3 119 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 100 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 95 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (1.38%) DB2
9 48 (1.25%) Big Data
10 47 (1.23%) MySQL
11 41 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.05%) QlikView
13 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 33 (0.86%) MongoDB
16 31 (0.81%) Hadoop
16 31 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (0.78%) NoSQL
18 20 (0.52%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 75 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 74 (1.93%) Subversion
3 70 (1.83%) JUnit
4 53 (1.38%) Maven
5 48 (1.25%) JIRA
6 44 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (1.10%) NUnit
7 42 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 24 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 23 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 20 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.50%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.50%) Mockito
12 18 (0.47%) jMock
13 17 (0.44%) Selenium
14 16 (0.42%) NetBeans
15 15 (0.39%) LoadRunner
15 15 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 13 (0.34%) Ant
17 12 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 1711 (44.71%) Finance
2 1267 (33.11%) Banking
3 811 (21.19%) Investment Banking
4 365 (9.54%) Back Office
5 93 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 92 (2.40%) Retail
7 71 (1.86%) Legal
8 47 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.23%) Marketing
9 43 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 31 (0.81%) Music Industry
11 28 (0.73%) Games
12 20 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 11 (0.29%) Advertising
15 10 (0.26%) French Language
16 8 (0.21%) German Language
16 8 (0.21%) Publishing
17 7 (0.18%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2041 (53.33%) Developer
2 872 (22.79%) Analyst
3 776 (20.28%) Java Developer
4 518 (13.54%) C# Developer
5 425 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 347 (9.07%) Applications Support
7 309 (8.07%) Support Analyst
8 227 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 209 (5.46%) Front Office Developer
10 185 (4.83%) C++ Developer
11 177 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
12 125 (3.27%) WPF Developer
13 118 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 103 (2.69%) Junior
15 102 (2.67%) Python Developer
16 95 (2.48%) Lead Developer
17 94 (2.46%) Consultant
18 93 (2.43%) Excel Developer
19 91 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
20 86 (2.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (16.49%) .NET
2 472 (12.33%) WPF
3 283 (7.39%) Spring
4 216 (5.64%) WCF
5 196 (5.12%) XML
6 169 (4.42%) HTML
7 159 (4.15%) WinForms
8 141 (3.68%) Middleware
8 141 (3.68%) ASP.NET
9 111 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
10 108 (2.82%) .NET Framework
11 99 (2.59%) J2EE
12 93 (2.43%) Rendezvous
13 92 (2.40%) CSS
14 90 (2.35%) Hibernate
15 77 (2.01%) JMS
15 77 (2.01%) HTML5
16 60 (1.57%) JSP
17 58 (1.52%) J2SE
18 57 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 892 (23.31%) Derivative
2 829 (21.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 772 (20.17%) Equities
4 700 (18.29%) Fixed Income
5 465 (12.15%) Computer Science
6 400 (10.45%) Hedge funds
7 285 (7.45%) Mathematics
8 275 (7.19%) Equity Derivative
9 111 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 111 (2.90%) Physics
9 111 (2.90%) Credit Risk
10 110 (2.87%) Credit Derivative
11 104 (2.72%) Market Risk
12 72 (1.88%) Client/Server
13 61 (1.59%) Grid Computing
13 61 (1.59%) Open Source
14 58 (1.52%) N-Tier
15 52 (1.36%) Reference Data
16 32 (0.84%) Statistics
17 31 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 760 (19.86%) UNIX
2 580 (15.16%) Linux
3 389 (10.16%) Windows
4 68 (1.78%) Solaris
5 37 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 30 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.13%) HPUX
10 4 (0.10%) AIX
10 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.052%) Android
13 1 (0.026%) CentOS
13 1 (0.026%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.026%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (19.10%) Multithreading
2 535 (13.98%) Low Latency
3 425 (11.11%) OO
4 402 (10.50%) Risk Management
5 364 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
6 335 (8.75%) Asset Management
7 313 (8.18%) Electronic Trading
8 312 (8.15%) TDD
9 291 (7.60%) Investment Management
10 283 (7.39%) Algorithmic Trading
11 267 (6.98%) Business Analysis
12 265 (6.92%) Analytics
13 244 (6.38%) Project Management
14 232 (6.06%) Software Engineering
15 151 (3.95%) Scrum
16 145 (3.79%) E-Commerce
17 138 (3.61%) MVVM
18 126 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
19 125 (3.27%) Fund Management
20 124 (3.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1412 (36.90%) Java
2 1411 (36.87%) SQL
3 1093 (28.56%) C#
4 559 (14.61%) C++
5 446 (11.65%) Python
6 324 (8.47%) VBA
7 285 (7.45%) Perl
8 167 (4.36%) JavaScript
9 115 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 98 (2.56%) C
11 83 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 78 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 74 (1.93%) Scala
14 40 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 38 (0.99%) VB
16 34 (0.89%) Ruby
17 32 (0.84%) PowerShell
18 31 (0.81%) VB.NET
19 30 (0.78%) Delphi
20 28 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 779 (20.36%) Degree
2 54 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 52 (1.36%) PMP
4 48 (1.25%) PhD
5 36 (0.94%) CFA
6 21 (0.55%) ISEB
7 18 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.10%) MCSE
11 4 (0.10%) IIBA
12 3 (0.078%) MCP
12 3 (0.078%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.052%) CISA
13 2 (0.052%) MBA
13 2 (0.052%) MCSA
13 2 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.052%) CCNA
13 2 (0.052%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.57%) QA
2 26 (0.68%) Solvency II
2 26 (0.68%) EMIR
3 23 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.42%) SLA
5 12 (0.31%) CRD IV
6 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.18%) MiFID
8 6 (0.16%) FATCA
8 6 (0.16%) COREP
9 2 (0.052%) FINREP
9 2 (0.052%) UCITS
9 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.052%) Basel III
10 1 (0.026%) Basel II
10 1 (0.026%) AIFMD
System Software
1 37 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.026%) NFS
5 1 (0.026%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.026%) XenApp
5 1 (0.026%) vSphere
5 1 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.026%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.026%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 25 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
2 21 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.47%) Control-M
4 12 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.10%) Nagios
5 4 (0.10%) SCCM
6 2 (0.052%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.052%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.026%) YUM
7 1 (0.026%) Puppet
7 1 (0.026%) WSUS
7 1 (0.026%) SCOM
7 1 (0.026%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.026%) Foglight
7 1 (0.026%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 415 (10.84%) Oracle
2 296 (7.73%) Sybase
3 262 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 180 (4.70%) Bloomberg
5 166 (4.34%) TIBCO
6 129 (3.37%) thinkFolio
7 109 (2.85%) Fidessa
8 101 (2.64%) Charles River
9 82 (2.14%) Reuters
10 74 (1.93%) 29West
11 70 (1.83%) ION Trading
12 67 (1.75%) Murex
13 60 (1.57%) Informatica
14 47 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 43 (1.12%) IBM
16 42 (1.10%) SunGard
17 33 (0.86%) Citrix
18 32 (0.84%) Calypso
19 31 (0.81%) Business Objects
20 28 (0.73%) HP
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