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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 65 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1755 1941 2369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.94% 3.96% 5.37%
As % of the General category 7.20% 7.34% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1671 2014
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £40,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.76%
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
24388 26446 23276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.71% 53.98% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20123 21670 19194
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 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 552 £70,000 - 115
Docklands, London +12 15 £80,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +9 8 £60,000 -7.69%
Mayfair -2 5 £100,000 +105.12%
Uxbridge - 4 £25,000 -
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1535 (47.20%) Finance
2 1187 (36.50%) SQL
3 1073 (33.00%) Banking
4 967 (29.74%) Java
5 906 (27.86%) C#
6 827 (25.43%) Derivative
7 730 (22.45%) Investment Banking
8 609 (18.73%) UNIX
9 605 (18.60%) Fixed Income
10 575 (17.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 567 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
12 561 (17.25%) SQL Server
13 547 (16.82%) Equities
14 543 (16.70%) Degree
15 527 (16.21%) .NET
16 522 (16.05%) Multithreading
17 453 (13.93%) Linux
18 415 (12.76%) Oracle
19 409 (12.58%) Python
20 408 (12.55%) C++
21 399 (12.27%) Windows
22 380 (11.69%) Low Latency
23 372 (11.44%) Computer Science
24 358 (11.01%) WPF
25 356 (10.95%) Back Office
25 356 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
26 329 (10.12%) Asset Management
27 324 (9.96%) Hedge funds
28 320 (9.84%) Risk Management
29 308 (9.47%) OO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 25 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 23 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 21 (0.65%) Node.js
7 19 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 16 (0.49%) JBoss
9 14 (0.43%) Apache
9 14 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.31%) IIS
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.28%) GemFire
12 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.18%) SAS
12 6 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 202 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 79 (2.43%) MS Office
3 22 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.092%) MS Project
8 2 (0.062%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 108 (3.32%) thinkFolio
2 54 (1.66%) Markit EDM
3 43 (1.32%) ION MarketView
4 40 (1.23%) RMDS
5 39 (1.20%) LatentZero
6 30 (0.92%) Endur
7 26 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
8 11 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
9 10 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.28%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.18%) Adaptiv
12 5 (0.15%) Kondor+
12 5 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.15%) Capstone
13 4 (0.12%) Algo Collateral
13 4 (0.12%) LongView
13 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 3 (0.092%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.06%) SaaS
2 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.12%) Force.com
3 2 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.062%) IaaS
4 1 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.031%) PaaS
4 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 30 (0.92%) WAN
3 29 (0.89%) FTP
4 27 (0.83%) Internet
5 25 (0.77%) LAN
6 18 (0.55%) Firewall
7 11 (0.34%) SMTP
8 7 (0.22%) SAN
9 6 (0.18%) VLAN
9 6 (0.18%) DNS
9 6 (0.18%) SSL
10 5 (0.15%) VoIP
11 4 (0.12%) DHCP
11 4 (0.12%) VPN
11 4 (0.12%) NAS
12 3 (0.092%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.092%) Network Security
13 1 (0.031%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.031%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.031%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 146 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (2.71%) RDBMS
5 80 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 68 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (1.57%) KDB
9 46 (1.41%) Big Data
10 44 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 35 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 31 (0.95%) OLAP
14 29 (0.89%) MongoDB
14 29 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 28 (0.86%) DB2
16 24 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.65%) MySQL
18 19 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 45 (1.38%) Maven
3 44 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 42 (1.29%) Subversion
5 38 (1.17%) JUnit
6 35 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (1.01%) NUnit
8 29 (0.89%) Moq
9 28 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 23 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.55%) JIRA
12 17 (0.52%) Jenkins
13 16 (0.49%) JBehave
14 15 (0.46%) Selenium
14 15 (0.46%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.40%) MSTest
16 12 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
17 11 (0.34%) SpecFlow
18 9 (0.28%) Gradle
18 9 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 1535 (47.20%) Finance
2 1073 (33.00%) Banking
3 730 (22.45%) Investment Banking
4 356 (10.95%) Back Office
5 144 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 137 (4.21%) Retail
7 86 (2.64%) Retail Banking
8 73 (2.24%) Legal
9 30 (0.92%) Marketing
10 28 (0.86%) Games
11 18 (0.55%) Private Banking
12 17 (0.52%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.28%) French Language
15 5 (0.15%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.15%) Publishing
16 4 (0.12%) German Language
17 3 (0.092%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.062%) Italian Language
19 1 (0.031%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1582 (48.65%) Developer
2 884 (27.18%) Analyst
3 503 (15.47%) Java Developer
4 442 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 407 (12.52%) Applications Support
6 405 (12.45%) Support Analyst
7 309 (9.50%) Business Analyst
8 199 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 180 (5.54%) Senior Developer
10 153 (4.70%) C++ Developer
11 122 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
12 91 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 87 (2.68%) .NET Developer
14 82 (2.52%) Quantitative Developer
15 81 (2.49%) Excel Developer
16 79 (2.43%) Consultant
17 75 (2.31%) Programmer
18 73 (2.24%) Senior C# Developer
18 73 (2.24%) VBA Developer
19 71 (2.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (16.21%) .NET
2 358 (11.01%) WPF
3 264 (8.12%) FIX Protocol
4 201 (6.18%) WCF
5 173 (5.32%) XML
6 155 (4.77%) HTML
7 137 (4.21%) Spring
8 134 (4.12%) ASP.NET
9 112 (3.44%) Web Services
10 106 (3.26%) HTML5
11 97 (2.98%) Middleware
12 90 (2.77%) WinForms
13 87 (2.68%) AngularJS
14 77 (2.37%) .NET Framework
15 69 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (1.85%) JMS
17 58 (1.78%) SOAP
18 54 (1.66%) Entity Framework
19 53 (1.63%) STL
19 53 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 827 (25.43%) Derivative
2 605 (18.60%) Fixed Income
3 575 (17.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 547 (16.82%) Equities
5 372 (11.44%) Computer Science
6 356 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
7 324 (9.96%) Hedge funds
8 195 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
9 185 (5.69%) Mathematics
10 129 (3.97%) Data Structures
11 125 (3.84%) Algorithms
12 102 (3.14%) Credit Risk
13 80 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
14 70 (2.15%) Physics
15 61 (1.88%) Blackberry
16 59 (1.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 58 (1.78%) Market Risk
18 53 (1.63%) Management Information System
19 40 (1.23%) Spread Betting
20 37 (1.14%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 609 (18.73%) UNIX
2 453 (13.93%) Linux
3 399 (12.27%) Windows
4 75 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 22 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.49%) Solaris
8 11 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.12%) Android
11 2 (0.062%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.031%) AIX
12 1 (0.031%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (16.05%) Multithreading
3 380 (11.69%) Low Latency
4 329 (10.12%) Asset Management
5 320 (9.84%) Risk Management
6 308 (9.47%) OO
7 271 (8.33%) TDD
8 266 (8.18%) Investment Management
9 242 (7.44%) Analytics
10 212 (6.52%) Business Analysis
11 205 (6.30%) Electronic Trading
12 187 (5.75%) ITIL
13 175 (5.38%) Algorithmic Trading
14 167 (5.14%) SDLC
15 149 (4.58%) Software Engineering
16 148 (4.55%) Project Management
17 142 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
18 118 (3.63%) MVC
19 116 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
20 113 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1187 (36.50%) SQL
2 967 (29.74%) Java
3 906 (27.86%) C#
4 409 (12.58%) Python
5 408 (12.55%) C++
6 264 (8.12%) VBA
7 235 (7.23%) Perl
8 197 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 121 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 100 (3.08%) Scala
11 85 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 49 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 46 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 44 (1.35%) C
15 40 (1.23%) Bash Shell
16 29 (0.89%) Haskell
17 27 (0.83%) VB
18 15 (0.46%) F#
19 13 (0.40%) VB.NET
20 10 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 543 (16.70%) Degree
2 58 (1.78%) PMI Certification
3 55 (1.69%) PMP
4 49 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.48%) MCP
5 48 (1.48%) MCSE
6 47 (1.45%) PhD
7 15 (0.46%) ISEB
8 8 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.25%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.22%) CCNA
9 7 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.092%) MBA
10 3 (0.092%) IIBA
10 3 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.062%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.062%) ACCA
11 2 (0.062%) CIMA
12 1 (0.031%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.21%) QA
2 32 (0.98%) Solvency II
3 28 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (0.77%) CRD IV
5 23 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.71%) SLA
6 21 (0.65%) EMIR
7 13 (0.40%) MiFID
8 10 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.25%) Basel III
10 6 (0.18%) COREP
10 6 (0.18%) FINREP
10 6 (0.18%) FATCA
11 4 (0.12%) Basel II
12 1 (0.031%) GAAP
12 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.031%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.34%) IMail Server
4 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.062%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.062%) vSphere
7 1 (0.031%) Varnish
7 1 (0.031%) Xen
7 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.031%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.28%) Control-M
3 6 (0.18%) WSUS
4 4 (0.12%) SCCM
4 4 (0.12%) Nagios
5 3 (0.092%) Oozie
6 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.031%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.031%) OpenView
6 1 (0.031%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.031%) Puppet
Vendors
1 415 (12.76%) Oracle
2 291 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 210 (6.46%) Sybase
4 131 (4.03%) Bloomberg
5 116 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 79 (2.43%) Charles River
7 76 (2.34%) Reuters
8 70 (2.15%) ION Trading
9 68 (2.09%) Fidessa
10 60 (1.85%) Murex
11 58 (1.78%) ServiceNow
12 36 (1.11%) SimCorp
13 32 (0.98%) Solace
14 29 (0.89%) Informatica
15 28 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (0.80%) Sophis
17 25 (0.77%) OpenLink
17 25 (0.77%) HP
17 25 (0.77%) Citrix
18 24 (0.74%) VMware
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £105,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Nomura
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday