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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 260 199 172
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -27
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1240 1875 2200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.71% 1.82%
As % of the General category 2.94% 3.84% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1571 1854
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £38,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+34.86% -20.00%

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
42177 48767 53391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.84% 44.57% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34550 38622 41695
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 27 June 2016 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 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -73 1216 £72,500 +3.57% 117
London -37 1142 £75,000 +7.14% 105
City of London -17 285 £70,000 - 48
South East 0 33 £25,000 - 2
East of England +40 19 £22,000 -16.19% 1
Scotland +4 19 £61,500 +23.00% 5
Hertfordshire - 18 - -
Stevenage - 18 - -
Glasgow +2 14 £67,500 +22.72% 4
East Sussex -37 12 £25,000 -
Brighton -41 12 £25,000 -
Berkshire +13 10 - - 1
Reading +17 9 - - 1
Canary Wharf +3 9 £105,000 +75.00%
West Midlands -23 7 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £52,500 - 1
Kent - 6 £52,500 - 1
South West +14 5 £60,000 +66.66% 2
Edinburgh -5 5 £61,500 +23.00% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
North West +13 4 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Birmingham -16 4 £50,000 -
Dorset - 4 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £60,000 -
Bradford - 3 £70,000 - 1
Docklands, London +3 2 - -
Mayfair -5 2 £86,250 -13.75%
Chorley - 2 - - 2
Leeds - 2 £60,000 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 1431 (52.49%) Finance
2 995 (36.50%) SQL
3 770 (28.25%) Java
4 742 (27.22%) C#
5 694 (25.46%) Banking
6 540 (19.81%) Degree
7 495 (18.16%) .NET
8 479 (17.57%) Fixed Income
9 478 (17.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 476 (17.46%) Python
11 472 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
12 456 (16.73%) Equities
13 451 (16.54%) Derivative
14 427 (15.66%) Unix
15 425 (15.59%) SQL Server
16 418 (15.33%) Hedge funds
17 412 (15.11%) C++
18 355 (13.02%) Asset Management
19 354 (12.99%) Investment Banking
20 323 (11.85%) Computer Science
21 322 (11.81%) Multithreading
22 320 (11.74%) Back Office
23 297 (10.90%) Linux
24 296 (10.86%) Investment Management
25 260 (9.54%) Mathematics
26 259 (9.50%) OO
27 258 (9.46%) Microsoft
28 257 (9.43%) Oracle
29 256 (9.39%) WPF
30 248 (9.10%) Analytical Skills

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 29 (1.06%) IIS
2 27 (0.99%) Confluence
3 21 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 19 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 8 (0.29%) GemFire
10 7 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.22%) JBoss
12 5 (0.18%) CMS
12 5 (0.18%) WordPress
13 4 (0.15%) Apache
13 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 211 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.87%) MS Office
3 39 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 32 (1.17%) MS Project
5 25 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.18%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.037%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.037%) Mingle
9 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 98 (3.60%) thinkFolio
2 70 (2.57%) Markit EDM
3 33 (1.21%) LatentZero
4 19 (0.70%) SimCorp Dimension
5 14 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.37%) Front Arena
7 9 (0.33%) Endur
7 9 (0.33%) MetaTrader
8 8 (0.29%) Eikon
8 8 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.29%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.26%) LongView
9 7 (0.26%) RMDS
10 6 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
10 6 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.18%) Misys Opics
11 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.18%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.15%) Kondor
12 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.24%) SaaS
2 17 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.26%) GitHub
6 5 (0.18%) Force.com
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.073%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.073%) Heroku
8 2 (0.073%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.037%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.037%) IaaS
9 1 (0.037%) Office 365
9 1 (0.037%) PaaS
9 1 (0.037%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.39%) Internet
2 32 (1.17%) Multicast
3 30 (1.10%) Intranet
4 25 (0.92%) SMTP
5 14 (0.51%) Firewall
6 13 (0.48%) LAN
6 13 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.40%) DNS
7 11 (0.40%) WAN
8 10 (0.37%) HTTP
9 8 (0.29%) Broadband
10 6 (0.22%) DHCP
10 6 (0.22%) SSL
10 6 (0.22%) VPN
11 5 (0.18%) FTP
11 5 (0.18%) SNMP
12 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.11%) Junos
13 3 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 92 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (1.98%) Big Data
8 50 (1.83%) KDB
9 47 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.54%) NoSQL
11 39 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.03%) QlikView
16 21 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (0.62%) OLAP
17 17 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (0.59%) Power BI
19 15 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 92 (3.37%) Maven
2 72 (2.64%) JUnit
3 68 (2.49%) JIRA
4 60 (2.20%) Gradle
5 43 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 32 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.03%) Subversion
10 26 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.59%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.51%) Ant
13 11 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.33%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.33%) MSTest
15 8 (0.29%) NUnit
16 7 (0.26%) CruiseControl
16 7 (0.26%) FitNesse
16 7 (0.26%) GDB
16 7 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 1431 (52.49%) Finance
2 694 (25.46%) Banking
3 354 (12.99%) Investment Banking
4 320 (11.74%) Back Office
5 115 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 109 (4.00%) Advertising
7 70 (2.57%) Retail
8 52 (1.91%) Games
9 36 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
10 35 (1.28%) Legal
11 25 (0.92%) Dutch Language
11 25 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 24 (0.88%) Marketing
13 13 (0.48%) German Language
14 11 (0.40%) French Language
15 9 (0.33%) Law
16 6 (0.22%) Billing
16 6 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.18%) International Banking
17 5 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1267 (46.48%) Developer
2 702 (25.75%) Analyst
3 419 (15.37%) C# Developer
4 407 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 324 (11.89%) Business Analyst
6 287 (10.53%) Front Office Developer
7 243 (8.91%) Support Analyst
8 192 (7.04%) .NET Developer
9 190 (6.97%) Applications Support
10 189 (6.93%) C++ Developer
11 179 (6.57%) Senior Developer
12 167 (6.13%) Python Developer
13 165 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 123 (4.51%) SQL Developer
15 121 (4.44%) Consultant
16 118 (4.33%) Applications Support Analyst
17 106 (3.89%) Quantitative Developer
18 92 (3.37%) Project Manager
19 82 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
20 76 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (18.16%) .NET
2 256 (9.39%) WPF
3 180 (6.60%) FIX Protocol
4 158 (5.80%) HTML
5 157 (5.76%) WCF
6 139 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 136 (4.99%) XML
8 121 (4.44%) Spring
9 117 (4.29%) J2SE
10 113 (4.15%) AngularJS
11 97 (3.56%) HTML5
12 87 (3.19%) jQuery
13 81 (2.97%) .NET Framework
14 75 (2.75%) WinForms
15 73 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 72 (2.64%) CSS
16 72 (2.64%) Web Services
17 71 (2.60%) JDBC
18 63 (2.31%) STL
19 46 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 479 (17.57%) Fixed Income
2 478 (17.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 456 (16.73%) Equities
4 451 (16.54%) Derivative
5 418 (15.33%) Hedge funds
6 323 (11.85%) Computer Science
7 260 (9.54%) Mathematics
8 248 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
9 162 (5.94%) Algorithms
10 131 (4.81%) Equity Derivative
11 129 (4.73%) Data Structures
12 75 (2.75%) Management Information System
13 61 (2.24%) Visualisation
14 47 (1.72%) Fintech
15 45 (1.65%) Reference Data
16 44 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 41 (1.50%) Physics
18 40 (1.47%) SWIFT
19 36 (1.32%) Market Risk
20 33 (1.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 427 (15.66%) Unix
2 297 (10.90%) Linux
3 170 (6.24%) Windows
4 33 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 27 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.62%) Android
7 16 (0.59%) Solaris
8 12 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.11%) AIX
12 3 (0.11%) HPUX
13 2 (0.073%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.037%) Debian
14 1 (0.037%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.037%) SUSE
14 1 (0.037%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (13.02%) Asset Management
3 322 (11.81%) Multithreading
4 296 (10.86%) Investment Management
5 259 (9.50%) OO
6 244 (8.95%) Low Latency
7 233 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 220 (8.07%) Project Management
9 188 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 185 (6.79%) Business Analysis
11 173 (6.35%) Electronic Trading
12 166 (6.09%) Analytics
13 165 (6.05%) TDD
14 154 (5.65%) ITIL
14 154 (5.65%) SDLC
15 148 (5.43%) OOD
15 148 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 137 (5.03%) MVC
17 130 (4.77%) Wealth Management
18 126 (4.62%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 995 (36.50%) SQL
2 770 (28.25%) Java
3 742 (27.22%) C#
4 476 (17.46%) Python
5 412 (15.11%) C++
6 215 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 172 (6.31%) VBA
8 105 (3.85%) Perl
9 99 (3.63%) T-SQL
10 91 (3.34%) C
11 46 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 40 (1.47%) VB
14 29 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 29 (1.06%) Scala
15 24 (0.88%) MATLAB
16 21 (0.77%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.62%) R
18 13 (0.48%) Lua
Qualifications
1 540 (19.81%) Degree
2 45 (1.65%) PMI Certification
2 45 (1.65%) PMP
3 38 (1.39%) PhD
4 28 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 27 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 23 (0.84%) ISEB
7 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.70%) CFA
9 18 (0.66%) MCP
10 16 (0.59%) MCDST
10 16 (0.59%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.15%) MCSE
14 3 (0.11%) CCIE
14 3 (0.11%) CCNP
14 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.11%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.82%) QA
2 35 (1.28%) SLA
3 32 (1.17%) MiFID
4 25 (0.92%) ISO20022
5 20 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.66%) AIFMD
6 18 (0.66%) SEPA
7 14 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.48%) EMIR
9 8 (0.29%) Basel III
10 6 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.18%) FATCA
11 5 (0.18%) RosettaNet
12 2 (0.073%) COBIT
13 1 (0.037%) Basel II
System Software
1 42 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.92%) IMail Server
3 11 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.15%) Docker
6 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.037%) HDFS
6 1 (0.037%) KVM
6 1 (0.037%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.037%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (1.61%) Control-M
2 27 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (0.40%) SCCM
4 7 (0.26%) Ansible
5 5 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.18%) Puppet
6 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.11%) logstash
7 3 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.073%) Kibana
8 2 (0.073%) MOM
8 2 (0.073%) Salt
9 1 (0.037%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.037%) OpenView
9 1 (0.037%) OVSD
Vendors
1 258 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 257 (9.43%) Oracle
3 138 (5.06%) Bloomberg
4 130 (4.77%) Charles River
5 95 (3.48%) Sybase
6 80 (2.93%) Murex
7 78 (2.86%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.72%) Calypso
8 47 (1.72%) Tableau
9 40 (1.47%) SimCorp
10 39 (1.43%) StreamBase
11 35 (1.28%) Fidessa
11 35 (1.28%) Reuters
12 26 (0.95%) ION Trading
13 21 (0.77%) OpenLink
13 21 (0.77%) SAP
13 21 (0.77%) Sun
14 18 (0.66%) Currenex
15 17 (0.62%) Cisco
15 17 (0.62%) SunGard
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £53000 - £57000 per annum + 20% bonus + other benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healtcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago