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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 89 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1357 1406 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.32% 3.38% 4.32%
As % of the General category 6.22% 6.27% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1221 1523
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +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
21821 22437 23173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.36% 53.99% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18562 18744 18542
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +10 358 £70,000 - 85
Mayfair +5 1 £80,000 +6.66%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1848 (56.55%) Finance
2 1254 (38.37%) SQL
3 1128 (34.52%) Java
4 1025 (31.36%) Banking
5 995 (30.45%) C#
6 664 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
7 662 (20.26%) Equities
7 662 (20.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 649 (19.86%) Unix
9 622 (19.03%) .NET
9 622 (19.03%) Investment Banking
10 613 (18.76%) Degree
11 587 (17.96%) C++
12 576 (17.63%) Fixed Income
13 557 (17.04%) Derivative
14 500 (15.30%) Linux
15 494 (15.12%) Python
16 470 (14.38%) SQL Server
17 460 (14.08%) Multithreading
18 439 (13.43%) Hedge funds
19 415 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
20 402 (12.30%) Computer Science
21 392 (12.00%) Oracle
22 376 (11.51%) Asset Management
23 359 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
24 355 (10.86%) Back Office
25 345 (10.56%) Low Latency
26 341 (10.43%) Mathematics
27 330 (10.10%) Windows
27 330 (10.10%) OO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 33 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (0.98%) Node.js
4 29 (0.89%) JBoss
5 27 (0.83%) Confluence
6 24 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 23 (0.70%) Apache
8 18 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.43%) IIS
11 11 (0.34%) GemFire
12 10 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.18%) Jetty
13 6 (0.18%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.15%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.15%) CMS
14 5 (0.15%) MTS
14 5 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 162 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.96%) MS Office
3 50 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
4 42 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.031%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.031%) Mingle
7 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 126 (3.86%) thinkFolio
2 66 (2.02%) Markit EDM
3 37 (1.13%) LatentZero
4 31 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
5 16 (0.49%) Salerio
6 15 (0.46%) ION MarketView
7 13 (0.40%) Endur
8 12 (0.37%) Kondor
9 9 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.24%) Decalog
10 8 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.24%) HiInvest
10 8 (0.24%) LongView
11 7 (0.21%) Sentinel
12 6 (0.18%) Summit
13 5 (0.15%) Eikon
13 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
14 4 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 4 (0.12%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.29%) SaaS
2 16 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.15%) Google App Engine
4 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.15%) IaaS
4 5 (0.15%) PaaS
5 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.12%) Office 365
6 3 (0.092%) Force.com
7 2 (0.061%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.031%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.25%) Multicast
2 38 (1.16%) Internet
3 26 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.67%) Intranet
5 15 (0.46%) Firewall
6 12 (0.37%) FTP
7 11 (0.34%) DNS
8 10 (0.31%) VoIP
9 8 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.21%) LAN
10 7 (0.21%) WAN
11 5 (0.15%) DHCP
11 5 (0.15%) InfiniBand
12 3 (0.092%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.092%) Wireless
13 2 (0.061%) H.323
13 2 (0.061%) PBX
13 2 (0.061%) Skype
14 1 (0.031%) Unicast
14 1 (0.031%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 140 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 131 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (2.66%) KDB
6 55 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 52 (1.59%) Big Data
8 51 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 48 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 46 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 43 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (1.07%) DB2
15 35 (1.07%) Hadoop
16 29 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 91 (2.78%) Maven
2 78 (2.39%) JUnit
3 70 (2.14%) JIRA
4 61 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 50 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 39 (1.19%) Gradle
8 37 (1.13%) NUnit
9 33 (1.01%) Git (software)
10 31 (0.95%) Subversion
11 19 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.55%) MSTest
13 16 (0.49%) Ant
13 16 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 16 (0.49%) Selenium
14 15 (0.46%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.43%) JMeter
16 12 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
17 10 (0.31%) FitNesse
General
1 1848 (56.55%) Finance
2 1025 (31.36%) Banking
3 622 (19.03%) Investment Banking
4 355 (10.86%) Back Office
5 131 (4.01%) Financial Institution
6 101 (3.09%) Retail
7 62 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
8 58 (1.77%) Games
9 34 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 31 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 30 (0.92%) Marketing
12 29 (0.89%) Legal
13 21 (0.64%) Advertising
14 17 (0.52%) International Banking
15 9 (0.28%) Publishing
16 7 (0.21%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.12%) Law
17 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.092%) French Language
19 2 (0.061%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1722 (52.69%) Developer
2 761 (23.29%) Analyst
3 612 (18.73%) Java Developer
4 574 (17.56%) C# Developer
5 386 (11.81%) Front Office Developer
6 324 (9.91%) Business Analyst
7 298 (9.12%) Support Analyst
8 287 (8.78%) Applications Support
9 248 (7.59%) C++ Developer
10 208 (6.36%) Python Developer
11 207 (6.33%) .NET Developer
12 206 (6.30%) Senior Developer
13 205 (6.27%) SQL Developer
14 188 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
15 153 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
16 126 (3.86%) Quantitative Developer
17 116 (3.55%) Junior
18 101 (3.09%) Project Manager
19 99 (3.03%) Junior Developer
20 98 (3.00%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (19.03%) .NET
2 324 (9.91%) WPF
3 293 (8.97%) FIX Protocol
4 148 (4.53%) Spring
5 142 (4.35%) HTML
6 139 (4.25%) XML
7 131 (4.01%) WCF
8 118 (3.61%) J2SE
9 113 (3.46%) ASP.NET
10 112 (3.43%) WinForms
11 100 (3.06%) AngularJS
12 94 (2.88%) HTML5
13 93 (2.85%) JMS
14 76 (2.33%) STL
15 74 (2.26%) Hibernate
16 64 (1.96%) Middleware
17 60 (1.84%) CSS
18 55 (1.68%) .NET Framework
19 54 (1.65%) Web Services
20 49 (1.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 662 (20.26%) Equities
1 662 (20.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 576 (17.63%) Fixed Income
3 557 (17.04%) Derivative
4 439 (13.43%) Hedge funds
5 415 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
6 402 (12.30%) Computer Science
7 341 (10.43%) Mathematics
8 183 (5.60%) Algorithms
9 158 (4.83%) Data Structures
10 140 (4.28%) Equity Derivative
11 105 (3.21%) Market Risk
12 73 (2.23%) Management Information System
13 66 (2.02%) Physics
14 60 (1.84%) Fintech
15 54 (1.65%) Credit Derivative
16 48 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 45 (1.38%) Credit Risk
18 43 (1.32%) Reference Data
19 37 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 649 (19.86%) Unix
2 500 (15.30%) Linux
3 330 (10.10%) Windows
4 56 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 51 (1.56%) Solaris
5 51 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.31%) Android
8 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.031%) SUSE
12 1 (0.031%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (14.08%) Multithreading
3 376 (11.51%) Asset Management
4 359 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
5 345 (10.56%) Low Latency
6 330 (10.10%) OO
7 297 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 294 (9.00%) Investment Management
9 263 (8.05%) Software Engineering
10 252 (7.71%) Project Management
11 242 (7.41%) TDD
12 239 (7.31%) Analytics
13 225 (6.88%) SDLC
14 200 (6.12%) Business Analysis
15 194 (5.94%) Algorithmic Trading
16 154 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
17 135 (4.13%) OOD
18 119 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 113 (3.46%) Portfolio Management
20 112 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1254 (38.37%) SQL
2 1128 (34.52%) Java
3 995 (30.45%) C#
4 587 (17.96%) C++
5 494 (15.12%) Python
6 230 (7.04%) VBA
7 196 (6.00%) Perl
8 161 (4.93%) JavaScript
9 102 (3.12%) Scala
10 92 (2.82%) C
11 78 (2.39%) Shell Script
12 76 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 63 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 56 (1.71%) VB
15 40 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 39 (1.19%) VB.NET
17 37 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.04%) Korn
19 19 (0.58%) F#
20 13 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 613 (18.76%) Degree
2 59 (1.81%) PhD
3 27 (0.83%) CFA
4 13 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 12 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.31%) ISEB
6 10 (0.31%) PMP
7 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.092%) CIMA
9 3 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.092%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.061%) ACCA
10 2 (0.061%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.061%) MCT
10 2 (0.061%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.031%) CCIE
11 1 (0.031%) CCNA
11 1 (0.031%) CCNP
11 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (5.02%) QA
2 59 (1.81%) MiFID
3 41 (1.25%) EMIR
4 40 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (0.67%) AIFMD
5 22 (0.67%) Solvency II
6 16 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.49%) SLA
7 9 (0.28%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.21%) Basel III
9 4 (0.12%) COBIT
10 3 (0.092%) SDET
11 2 (0.061%) Basel II
11 2 (0.061%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.031%) COREP
12 1 (0.031%) FATCA
12 1 (0.031%) FINREP
System Software
1 32 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.37%) Docker
2 12 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 12 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.24%) XenApp
4 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.031%) NFS
5 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 55 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 38 (1.16%) Control-M
3 18 (0.55%) logstash
3 18 (0.55%) Nagios
4 14 (0.43%) Ansible
5 13 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.24%) Puppet
7 8 (0.24%) SCCM
8 6 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
10 4 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.092%) Kibana
11 3 (0.092%) Salt
12 2 (0.061%) WSUS
13 1 (0.031%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.031%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.031%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.031%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 392 (12.00%) Oracle
2 230 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 226 (6.92%) Sybase
4 144 (4.41%) Bloomberg
5 135 (4.13%) Charles River
6 99 (3.03%) Murex
7 85 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 67 (2.05%) Fidessa
9 41 (1.25%) Reuters
10 38 (1.16%) SimCorp
10 38 (1.16%) Sun
11 33 (1.01%) IBM
12 29 (0.89%) Eze Castle Integration
13 28 (0.86%) Remedy
14 27 (0.83%) Solace
15 26 (0.80%) SAP
16 24 (0.73%) ION Trading
16 24 (0.73%) StreamBase
17 22 (0.67%) Calypso
17 22 (0.67%) Informatica
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £6000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago