The table below looks at the statistics for the Front Office Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 807 749 685
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 80 124 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 183
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £94,500
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front Office Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK.

Front Office Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Front Office Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
London -55 80 £72,500 +5.45% 10
England -61 80 £72,500 +5.45% 10
City of London -7 40 £73,750 +25.53% 8
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title.

1 200 (100.00%) Front Office
2 116 (58.00%) Finance
3 115 (57.50%) Java
4 113 (56.50%) C#
5 73 (36.50%) SQL
6 58 (29.00%) Banking
6 58 (29.00%) Degree
7 56 (28.00%) Multithreading
8 55 (27.50%) WPF
9 54 (27.00%) C++
10 50 (25.00%) .NET
11 49 (24.50%) Computer Science
11 49 (24.50%) Derivative
12 42 (21.00%) Fixed Income
13 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (20.00%) Equities
14 40 (20.00%) VBA
15 38 (19.00%) Low Latency
16 37 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (18.50%) Linux
17 35 (17.50%) Investment Banking
17 35 (17.50%) WCF
18 32 (16.00%) SQL Server
19 26 (13.00%) Python
20 25 (12.50%) RAD
20 25 (12.50%) UNIX
20 25 (12.50%) Analytics
21 23 (11.50%) Mathematics
21 23 (11.50%) OO
22 22 (11.00%) Microsoft

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) SmartSockets
2 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.00%) MS Office
3 9 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.50%) KDB
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 14 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.00%) Ant
3 4 (2.00%) Maven
4 3 (1.50%) JUnit
5 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.00%) NUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) Mockito
6 1 (0.50%) JIRA
6 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 200 (100.00%) Front Office
2 116 (58.00%) Finance
3 58 (29.00%) Banking
4 35 (17.50%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.00%) Marketing
6 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Military
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.50%) WPF
2 50 (25.00%) .NET
3 35 (17.50%) WCF
4 12 (6.00%) Spring
4 12 (6.00%) XML
5 8 (4.00%) WinForms
6 7 (3.50%) Silverlight
7 6 (3.00%) HTML
8 5 (2.50%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.00%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.50%) SOAP
10 3 (1.50%) STL
10 3 (1.50%) J2SE
10 3 (1.50%) Java SE
10 3 (1.50%) Java EE
10 3 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.50%) LINQ
10 3 (1.50%) Django
10 3 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.50%) Computer Science
1 49 (24.50%) Derivative
2 42 (21.00%) Fixed Income
3 40 (20.00%) Equities
4 37 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (11.50%) Mathematics
6 21 (10.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (6.50%) Hedge funds
8 10 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.50%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.00%) Blog
10 2 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.00%) User Experience
10 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.50%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.50%) Linux
2 25 (12.50%) UNIX
3 17 (8.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.00%) Multithreading
2 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.00%) Low Latency
4 25 (12.50%) RAD
4 25 (12.50%) Analytics
5 23 (11.50%) OO
6 18 (9.00%) TDD
7 11 (5.50%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.50%) MVVM
7 11 (5.50%) Computer Architecture
8 9 (4.50%) Investment Management
8 9 (4.50%) Machine Learning
9 8 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.50%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.50%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (3.50%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (3.00%) Numerical Analysis
11 6 (3.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.00%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (57.50%) Java
2 113 (56.50%) C#
3 73 (36.50%) SQL
4 54 (27.00%) C++
5 40 (20.00%) VBA
6 26 (13.00%) Python
7 14 (7.00%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.50%) Perl
9 9 (4.50%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.50%) Clojure
11 3 (1.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.00%) IronPython
12 2 (1.00%) VC++
12 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.00%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) VB6
13 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (29.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) MBA
3 1 (0.50%) ISEB
3 1 (0.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.00%) Oracle
3 11 (5.50%) Sybase
4 8 (4.00%) Fidessa
5 5 (2.50%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.50%) Reuters
6 3 (1.50%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.00%) Google
7 2 (1.00%) 29West
7 2 (1.00%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.50%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.50%) Perforce
8 1 (0.50%) FactSet
8 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 25 days ago