The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK
Rank 285 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -8
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 906 1524 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.52% 1.52%
As % of the General category 2.60% 3.47% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1248 1387
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34838 43869 45798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.28% 43.88% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28058 35741 36854
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front Office
Salary Trend

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

Front Office Salary Trend in the UK

Front Office
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Front Office Salary Histogram in the UK

Front Office
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 890 £78,500 +8.27% 133
London -33 854 £80,000 +10.34% 128
City of London -13 244 £85,000 +21.42% 52
South West +30 19 £32,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +2 16 £90,000 +20.00%
South East -20 10 £35,000 -56.25% 2
Bristol - 10 £27,500 - 1
Scotland +11 9 £50,000 -18.69% 1
Wiltshire +32 8 £32,500 -
Edinburgh +5 7 £50,000 -18.69% 1
County Antrim - 7 £47,500 - 2
Belfast - 7 £47,500 - 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £47,500 - 2
Middlesex - 6 - -
East of England +22 3 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Northamptonshire +3 3 - -
East Midlands -2 3 - -
Glasgow +16 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £37,250 +35.45% 1
Docklands, London -1 2 £67,500 -25.00%
Milton Keynes -6 2 £37,250 +35.45% 1
Malmesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Stevenage - 2 - -
Berkshire +42 1 - -
Reading +31 1 - -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £67,500 -
Hampshire +11 1 £35,000 +3.70% 1
North West -17 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1145 (55.77%) Finance
2 787 (38.33%) SQL
3 701 (34.15%) Banking
4 637 (31.03%) Java
5 562 (27.37%) C#
6 406 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 404 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
8 375 (18.27%) Derivative
9 364 (17.73%) Degree
10 318 (15.49%) Investment Banking
11 317 (15.44%) Linux
12 311 (15.15%) Python
13 310 (15.10%) Fixed Income
14 303 (14.76%) Unix
14 303 (14.76%) .NET
15 274 (13.35%) SQL Server
16 268 (13.05%) Equities
16 268 (13.05%) Multithreading
17 259 (12.62%) C++
18 247 (12.03%) Electronic Trading
19 240 (11.69%) Low Latency
20 237 (11.54%) Back Office
21 224 (10.91%) Oracle
22 219 (10.67%) Computer Science
23 204 (9.94%) Investment Management
24 191 (9.30%) Business Analysis
25 188 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
26 187 (9.11%) Asset Management
27 185 (9.01%) Risk Management
28 184 (8.96%) VBA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (2.29%) IIS
2 45 (2.19%) Apache Spark
3 34 (1.66%) Apache
4 31 (1.51%) Confluence
5 22 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 18 (0.88%) Jetty
8 17 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.73%) MQSeries
9 15 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.15%) JBoss
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 116 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.97%) MS Office
3 16 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.49%) MS Project
7 3 (0.15%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (2.53%) thinkFolio
2 22 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.78%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 11 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (0.49%) Endur
5 10 (0.49%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.44%) Front Arena
6 9 (0.44%) SunGard APT
7 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.39%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.39%) LatentZero
7 8 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.29%) Summit
9 4 (0.19%) Eze OMS
9 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.68%) SaaS
3 10 (0.49%) GitHub
4 5 (0.24%) PaaS
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.15%) Office 365
7 2 (0.097%) Apcera
8 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.049%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.049%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.73%) Multicast
2 14 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.54%) SAN
3 11 (0.54%) SSL
4 8 (0.39%) Firewall
4 8 (0.39%) LDAP
5 6 (0.29%) DNS
5 6 (0.29%) VPN
6 5 (0.24%) BGP
7 4 (0.19%) HTTP
7 4 (0.19%) IGMP
7 4 (0.19%) MPLS
8 3 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (0.15%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.15%) DEFINITY
8 3 (0.15%) FTP
8 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.15%) LAN
8 3 (0.15%) WAN
8 3 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 72 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 69 (3.36%) Big Data
4 68 (3.31%) Hadoop
5 54 (2.63%) MySQL
6 46 (2.24%) KDB
7 33 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 33 (1.61%) QlikView
8 31 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
12 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.83%) Power BI
14 16 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.63%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 105 (5.11%) Maven
2 70 (3.41%) JUnit
3 67 (3.26%) Subversion
4 65 (3.17%) Gradle
5 56 (2.73%) JIRA
6 55 (2.68%) Git (software)
7 33 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 33 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 32 (1.56%) NUnit
9 29 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.97%) Selenium
13 16 (0.78%) Visual Studio
14 15 (0.73%) FitNesse
15 14 (0.68%) Grunt
16 13 (0.63%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.58%) gulp
17 12 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1145 (55.77%) Finance
2 701 (34.15%) Banking
3 318 (15.49%) Investment Banking
4 237 (11.54%) Back Office
5 50 (2.44%) Advertising
6 43 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
8 37 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.41%) Retail
10 28 (1.36%) Billing
11 17 (0.83%) Marketing
12 13 (0.63%) Legal
12 13 (0.63%) Private Banking
12 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.58%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.54%) Games
15 6 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.24%) Electronics
16 5 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1006 (49.00%) Developer
2 498 (24.26%) Analyst
3 419 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 266 (12.96%) Business Analyst
5 253 (12.32%) C# Developer
6 239 (11.64%) Front Office Developer
7 187 (9.11%) Senior Developer
8 148 (7.21%) Support Analyst
9 139 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 133 (6.48%) Applications Support
11 99 (4.82%) C++ Developer
12 94 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
13 78 (3.80%) SQL Developer
14 77 (3.75%) Project Manager
15 74 (3.60%) Team Leader
16 72 (3.51%) .NET Developer
17 67 (3.26%) Architect
18 62 (3.02%) Python Developer
19 55 (2.68%) Consultant
19 55 (2.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (14.76%) .NET
2 177 (8.62%) FIX Protocol
3 173 (8.43%) XML
4 156 (7.60%) WPF
5 149 (7.26%) HTML
6 122 (5.94%) Spring
7 118 (5.75%) JMS
8 112 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 86 (4.19%) ASP.NET
9 86 (4.19%) WCF
10 72 (3.51%) Web Services
11 71 (3.46%) J2SE
12 64 (3.12%) HTML5
12 64 (3.12%) JDBC
12 64 (3.12%) Ultra Messaging
13 62 (3.02%) TIBCO EMS
14 56 (2.73%) CSS
15 54 (2.63%) Hibernate
16 51 (2.48%) Middleware
16 51 (2.48%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 406 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 375 (18.27%) Derivative
3 310 (15.10%) Fixed Income
4 268 (13.05%) Equities
5 219 (10.67%) Computer Science
6 188 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
7 173 (8.43%) Hedge funds
8 160 (7.79%) Mathematics
9 90 (4.38%) Algorithms
10 67 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
10 67 (3.26%) Visualisation
11 60 (2.92%) Market Risk
12 53 (2.58%) Data Structures
13 52 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
14 47 (2.29%) Credit Risk
15 41 (2.00%) Fintech
16 39 (1.90%) Management Information System
17 36 (1.75%) Physics
18 35 (1.70%) OTC Derivatives
19 29 (1.41%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 317 (15.44%) Linux
2 303 (14.76%) Unix
3 140 (6.82%) Windows
4 39 (1.90%) Solaris
5 24 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.54%) CentOS
9 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.19%) AIX
10 4 (0.19%) Android
10 4 (0.19%) HPUX
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.097%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.097%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.097%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.049%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (13.05%) Multithreading
3 247 (12.03%) Electronic Trading
4 240 (11.69%) Low Latency
5 204 (9.94%) Investment Management
6 191 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 187 (9.11%) Asset Management
8 185 (9.01%) Risk Management
9 179 (8.72%) Project Management
10 177 (8.62%) OO
10 177 (8.62%) SDLC
11 176 (8.57%) Analytics
12 119 (5.80%) OOD
13 118 (5.75%) Software Engineering
14 112 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 106 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (4.72%) MVC
17 96 (4.68%) Algorithmic Trading
18 91 (4.43%) Wealth Management
19 83 (4.04%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 787 (38.33%) SQL
2 637 (31.03%) Java
3 562 (27.37%) C#
4 311 (15.15%) Python
5 259 (12.62%) C++
6 184 (8.96%) VBA
7 150 (7.31%) JavaScript
8 131 (6.38%) Perl
9 71 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 69 (3.36%) Scala
11 54 (2.63%) C
12 51 (2.48%) VB
13 47 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 46 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 42 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 34 (1.66%) PHP
17 26 (1.27%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.07%) R
19 21 (1.02%) MATLAB
20 16 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 364 (17.73%) Degree
2 36 (1.75%) PhD
3 32 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 24 (1.17%) Postgraduate
5 18 (0.88%) PMP
6 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (0.49%) CFA
8 4 (0.19%) ISEB
9 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.097%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.097%) MCDST
10 2 (0.097%) MCP
10 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.097%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.097%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.049%) CCAB
11 1 (0.049%) CISM
11 1 (0.049%) CISSP
11 1 (0.049%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.75%) QA
2 93 (4.53%) MiFID
3 24 (1.17%) EMIR
4 23 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.39%) FATCA
7 6 (0.29%) Basel III
8 5 (0.24%) SLA
9 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.049%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.049%) COREP
10 1 (0.049%) FINREP
10 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.97%) Docker
3 9 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.24%) NFS
5 5 (0.24%) Samba
6 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.097%) GridGain
8 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.049%) HDFS
8 1 (0.049%) LXC
8 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.049%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (1.51%) Puppet
2 20 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.88%) Ansible
3 18 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 13 (0.63%) Control-M
5 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.34%) SCCM
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.19%) Endace
9 4 (0.19%) Kibana
9 4 (0.19%) logstash
10 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.097%) Mesos
12 1 (0.049%) MOM
12 1 (0.049%) Oozie
12 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.049%) Salt
Vendors
1 224 (10.91%) Oracle
2 168 (8.18%) Sybase
3 131 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 126 (6.14%) TIBCO
5 80 (3.90%) Bloomberg
6 76 (3.70%) Charles River
6 76 (3.70%) Murex
7 51 (2.48%) ION Trading
8 32 (1.56%) SimCorp
9 31 (1.51%) IBM
10 27 (1.32%) Tableau
11 24 (1.17%) BT
11 24 (1.17%) Red Box
12 23 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.12%) SAP
13 17 (0.83%) Reuters
13 17 (0.83%) SunGard
14 16 (0.78%) Informatica
14 16 (0.78%) Solace
15 15 (0.73%) FXall
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: generous bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £950000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pension and Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday