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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 67 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1762 1884 2406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.98% 3.91% 5.42%
As % of the General category 7.28% 7.31% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1658 1983
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £47,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
24188 25774 23740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.69% 53.54% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19974 20949 19364
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 £87,500 £86,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +2 579 £70,000 - 121
Docklands, London +10 16 £85,000 +6.25%
Uxbridge +6 4 £25,000 -56.52%
Canary Wharf +3 4 £75,000 -11.76%
Mayfair -1 4 £100,000 +166.66%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 1608 (47.36%) Finance
2 1278 (37.64%) SQL
3 1113 (32.78%) Banking
4 1023 (30.13%) Java
5 997 (29.37%) C#
6 867 (25.54%) Derivative
7 747 (22.00%) Investment Banking
8 666 (19.62%) UNIX
9 624 (18.38%) Fixed Income
10 611 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 605 (17.82%) SQL Server
12 603 (17.76%) Equities
13 578 (17.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 568 (16.73%) Degree
15 561 (16.52%) .NET
16 524 (15.43%) Multithreading
17 496 (14.61%) Linux
18 465 (13.70%) C++
19 450 (13.25%) Python
20 448 (13.20%) Oracle
21 409 (12.05%) Windows
22 408 (12.02%) Computer Science
23 390 (11.49%) WPF
24 369 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
25 365 (10.75%) Back Office
26 364 (10.72%) Low Latency
27 356 (10.49%) Risk Management
28 342 (10.07%) Asset Management
29 324 (9.54%) Hedge funds
30 288 (8.48%) OO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (0.80%) WebLogic
3 24 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 23 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 21 (0.62%) Node.js
5 21 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 19 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.47%) JBoss
8 14 (0.41%) Apache
8 14 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 10 (0.29%) IIS
11 7 (0.21%) SAS
12 6 (0.18%) GemFire
12 6 (0.18%) Confluence
12 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.15%) Lync
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 211 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.47%) MS Office
3 21 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.15%) MS Project
6 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.029%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.029%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 114 (3.36%) thinkFolio
2 62 (1.83%) Markit EDM
3 38 (1.12%) ION MarketView
3 38 (1.12%) LatentZero
4 36 (1.06%) RMDS
5 30 (0.88%) Endur
6 28 (0.82%) SimCorp Dimension
7 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
8 10 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 6 (0.18%) Capstone
11 6 (0.18%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.18%) Adaptiv
12 5 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.15%) Kondor+
12 5 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
13 4 (0.12%) ACBS
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (1.97%) SaaS
2 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.12%) Force.com
3 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.059%) IaaS
4 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.029%) PaaS
4 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 31 (0.91%) FTP
3 27 (0.80%) Internet
4 24 (0.71%) WAN
5 23 (0.68%) LAN
6 11 (0.32%) SMTP
7 9 (0.27%) Firewall
8 6 (0.18%) DNS
8 6 (0.18%) SSL
8 6 (0.18%) VLAN
9 5 (0.15%) SAN
9 5 (0.15%) Intranet
10 4 (0.12%) DHCP
10 4 (0.12%) VoIP
10 4 (0.12%) VPN
10 4 (0.12%) NAS
11 2 (0.059%) Multicast
11 2 (0.059%) Network Security
11 2 (0.059%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.029%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 180 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 164 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (2.77%) RDBMS
6 81 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 80 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 53 (1.56%) KDB
10 49 (1.44%) Big Data
11 46 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 41 (1.21%) Hadoop
14 32 (0.94%) MongoDB
15 29 (0.85%) OLAP
15 29 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 28 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.77%) DB2
18 22 (0.65%) MySQL
19 20 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (1.35%) JUnit
3 46 (1.35%) Maven
4 43 (1.27%) Subversion
4 43 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 35 (1.03%) NUnit
6 30 (0.88%) Moq
7 24 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.68%) JIRA
8 23 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 21 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.56%) Selenium
11 18 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 18 (0.53%) JBehave
12 17 (0.50%) FitNesse
12 17 (0.50%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (0.29%) MSTest
15 9 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 1608 (47.36%) Finance
2 1113 (32.78%) Banking
3 747 (22.00%) Investment Banking
4 365 (10.75%) Back Office
5 147 (4.33%) Retail
6 139 (4.09%) Financial Institution
7 89 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 69 (2.03%) Legal
9 32 (0.94%) Marketing
10 26 (0.77%) Games
11 19 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 14 (0.41%) Private Banking
13 11 (0.32%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.24%) Publishing
15 6 (0.18%) French Language
16 5 (0.15%) German Language
17 2 (0.059%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.059%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.059%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.029%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1652 (48.66%) Developer
2 898 (26.45%) Analyst
3 517 (15.23%) Java Developer
4 465 (13.70%) C# Developer
5 422 (12.43%) Applications Support
6 396 (11.66%) Support Analyst
7 311 (9.16%) Business Analyst
8 198 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 195 (5.74%) Applications Support Analyst
10 167 (4.92%) C++ Developer
11 141 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
12 91 (2.68%) Project Manager
13 88 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 84 (2.47%) .NET Developer
15 82 (2.42%) Programmer
16 81 (2.39%) Consultant
16 81 (2.39%) Excel Developer
17 80 (2.36%) Lead Developer
17 80 (2.36%) Quantitative Developer
18 77 (2.27%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (16.52%) .NET
2 390 (11.49%) WPF
3 277 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
4 214 (6.30%) WCF
5 188 (5.54%) XML
6 159 (4.68%) HTML
7 156 (4.59%) Spring
8 134 (3.95%) ASP.NET
9 114 (3.36%) HTML5
10 112 (3.30%) Web Services
11 104 (3.06%) Middleware
12 96 (2.83%) WinForms
13 81 (2.39%) AngularJS
14 75 (2.21%) .NET Framework
15 63 (1.86%) STL
16 60 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (1.71%) SOAP
18 57 (1.68%) JMS
19 55 (1.62%) REST
20 54 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 867 (25.54%) Derivative
2 624 (18.38%) Fixed Income
3 603 (17.76%) Equities
4 578 (17.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 408 (12.02%) Computer Science
6 369 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
7 324 (9.54%) Hedge funds
8 227 (6.69%) Mathematics
9 219 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
10 145 (4.27%) Algorithms
11 143 (4.21%) Data Structures
12 119 (3.51%) Credit Risk
13 82 (2.42%) Physics
14 78 (2.30%) Market Risk
15 69 (2.03%) Credit Derivative
16 62 (1.83%) Management Information System
17 53 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 49 (1.44%) Blackberry
19 48 (1.41%) User Experience
20 45 (1.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 666 (19.62%) UNIX
2 496 (14.61%) Linux
3 409 (12.05%) Windows
4 68 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (0.65%) Solaris
6 19 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (0.12%) Android
11 3 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.029%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (15.43%) Multithreading
3 364 (10.72%) Low Latency
4 356 (10.49%) Risk Management
5 342 (10.07%) Asset Management
6 288 (8.48%) OO
7 287 (8.45%) TDD
8 275 (8.10%) Investment Management
9 264 (7.78%) Analytics
10 238 (7.01%) Electronic Trading
11 228 (6.72%) Business Analysis
12 187 (5.51%) SDLC
13 176 (5.18%) ITIL
14 168 (4.95%) Project Management
14 168 (4.95%) Software Engineering
15 165 (4.86%) Algorithmic Trading
16 146 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 129 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
18 124 (3.65%) Scrum
19 115 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1278 (37.64%) SQL
2 1023 (30.13%) Java
3 997 (29.37%) C#
4 465 (13.70%) C++
5 450 (13.25%) Python
6 278 (8.19%) VBA
7 255 (7.51%) Perl
8 194 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 129 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 121 (3.56%) Scala
11 95 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 64 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 46 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.33%) C
15 44 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.09%) Haskell
17 34 (1.00%) VB
18 21 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 21 (0.62%) F#
19 13 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 568 (16.73%) Degree
2 60 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 57 (1.68%) PMP
4 49 (1.44%) PhD
5 37 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.06%) MCP
6 36 (1.06%) MCSE
7 16 (0.47%) ISEB
8 11 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.24%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.15%) CCNA
12 4 (0.12%) CFA
13 3 (0.088%) MBA
13 3 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.088%) IIBA
14 2 (0.059%) ACCA
14 2 (0.059%) CIMA
14 2 (0.059%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.83%) QA
2 33 (0.97%) Solvency II
3 31 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (0.82%) CRD IV
4 28 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 26 (0.77%) SLA
5 26 (0.77%) EMIR
6 22 (0.65%) MiFID
7 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.18%) Basel III
8 6 (0.18%) COREP
8 6 (0.18%) FINREP
9 5 (0.15%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.088%) FATCA
11 1 (0.029%) UCITS
11 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.029%) Basel II
11 1 (0.029%) GAAP
11 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.32%) IMail Server
4 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.059%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.059%) vSphere
7 1 (0.029%) Varnish
7 1 (0.029%) Xen
7 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.029%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.27%) Control-M
3 6 (0.18%) SCCM
4 4 (0.12%) Nagios
4 4 (0.12%) WSUS
5 3 (0.088%) Oozie
6 2 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.029%) Puppet
7 1 (0.029%) OpenView
7 1 (0.029%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 448 (13.20%) Oracle
2 286 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 232 (6.83%) Sybase
4 121 (3.56%) Bloomberg
5 111 (3.27%) TIBCO
6 72 (2.12%) Charles River
7 70 (2.06%) Reuters
8 66 (1.94%) Murex
8 66 (1.94%) Fidessa
9 63 (1.86%) ION Trading
10 44 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 42 (1.24%) SimCorp
12 35 (1.03%) Solace
13 28 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (0.74%) Sophis
14 25 (0.74%) OpenLink
15 24 (0.71%) Informatica
15 24 (0.71%) Sun
16 22 (0.65%) Citrix
17 21 (0.62%) SunGard
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefit + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago