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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 248 204 174
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -30
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1448 1781 2086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.62% 1.75%
As % of the General category 3.24% 3.64% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1480 1683
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £96,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%

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
44684 48882 52522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.54% 44.34% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36304 38185 40800
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -30 1424 £70,000 +3.70% 156
London -19 1363 £70,000 - 150
City of London -3 339 £70,000 - 56
South East -42 27 £25,000 -34.21% 3
East of England +25 25 £30,000 -14.28%
Scotland -1 18 £61,500 +23.00% 1
Hertfordshire +25 16 - -
Stevenage +12 16 - -
Edinburgh +4 13 £61,500 +23.00%
East Sussex -15 11 £25,000 -34.21%
Brighton -18 11 £25,000 -34.21%
Berkshire +14 9 £97,500 +100.00% 1
Reading -2 7 - - 1
Mayfair -4 5 £100,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire -5 4 £26,000 -25.71%
Cambridge -7 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Luton - 4 £26,000 -
North West +21 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Oxford +10 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +5 3 £41,500 +29.68%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £55,000 -
South West -2 3 £41,500 +38.33%
Glasgow -3 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Canary Wharf -6 3 £57,500 -4.16%
West Midlands -27 3 £36,000 -28.00%
Swindon - 3 £41,500 -
Manchester +5 2 - -
Birmingham -13 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Kent - 2 £52,500 - 1

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1584 (53.77%) Finance
2 1072 (36.39%) SQL
3 926 (31.43%) Java
4 798 (27.09%) C#
5 791 (26.85%) Banking
6 598 (20.30%) Degree
7 557 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 530 (17.99%) Equities
9 514 (17.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 495 (16.80%) Python
11 492 (16.70%) .NET
12 473 (16.06%) Fixed Income
13 464 (15.75%) Unix
14 456 (15.48%) C++
15 449 (15.24%) Derivative
16 448 (15.21%) Hedge funds
17 429 (14.56%) Investment Banking
17 429 (14.56%) SQL Server
18 394 (13.37%) Computer Science
19 365 (12.39%) Asset Management
20 351 (11.91%) Multithreading
21 336 (11.41%) Back Office
22 324 (11.00%) Linux
23 302 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
24 292 (9.91%) OO
25 290 (9.84%) Investment Management
26 288 (9.78%) Mathematics
27 286 (9.71%) Oracle
28 270 (9.16%) Low Latency
29 262 (8.89%) WPF

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 (1.60%) Node.js
2 32 (1.09%) Confluence
3 27 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 24 (0.81%) JBoss
5 23 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 18 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
7 18 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 15 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.48%) IIS
11 11 (0.37%) Apache
11 11 (0.37%) GemFire
11 11 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.27%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.20%) CMS
15 6 (0.20%) Jetty
16 5 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 219 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.29%) MS Office
3 35 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (1.05%) MS Project
5 26 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.034%) Mingle
9 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 113 (3.84%) thinkFolio
2 79 (2.68%) Markit EDM
3 39 (1.32%) LatentZero
4 17 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
6 12 (0.41%) Endur
6 12 (0.41%) Kondor
7 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.34%) ION MarketView
8 9 (0.31%) Eikon
8 9 (0.31%) Salerio
9 8 (0.27%) Front Arena
9 8 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
10 7 (0.24%) LongView
10 7 (0.24%) MetaTrader
10 7 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.24%) SAP SRM
11 6 (0.20%) Decalog
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.09%) SaaS
2 18 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.17%) Force.com
5 5 (0.17%) GitHub
5 5 (0.17%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.17%) IaaS
5 5 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.10%) Office 365
7 2 (0.068%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.068%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.068%) Heroku
7 2 (0.068%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.43%) Internet
2 39 (1.32%) Multicast
3 38 (1.29%) Intranet
4 21 (0.71%) SMTP
5 14 (0.48%) Firewall
6 12 (0.41%) DNS
7 10 (0.34%) HTTP
7 10 (0.34%) LAN
7 10 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.34%) WAN
8 7 (0.24%) FTP
8 7 (0.24%) SSL
9 5 (0.17%) Broadband
9 5 (0.17%) SNMP
9 5 (0.17%) VoIP
10 4 (0.14%) DHCP
10 4 (0.14%) Wireless
11 3 (0.10%) Junos
12 2 (0.068%) Skype
12 2 (0.068%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 124 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 94 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 64 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (2.14%) KDB
7 59 (2.00%) Big Data
8 54 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (1.70%) NoSQL
10 45 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
13 35 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 33 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.09%) Oracle Database
16 28 (0.95%) Hadoop
17 27 (0.92%) QlikView
18 21 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 90 (3.05%) Maven
2 85 (2.89%) JIRA
3 70 (2.38%) JUnit
4 53 (1.80%) Gradle
5 48 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 38 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 27 (0.92%) Git (software)
8 27 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.68%) Subversion
10 19 (0.64%) Jenkins
11 11 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.37%) MSTest
12 10 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (0.31%) GDB
14 8 (0.27%) Ant
14 8 (0.27%) FitNesse
14 8 (0.27%) Selenium
14 8 (0.27%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.20%) NUnit
General
1 1584 (53.77%) Finance
2 791 (26.85%) Banking
3 429 (14.56%) Investment Banking
4 336 (11.41%) Back Office
5 102 (3.46%) Advertising
5 102 (3.46%) Financial Institution
6 86 (2.92%) Retail
7 60 (2.04%) Games
8 50 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
9 34 (1.15%) Legal
10 32 (1.09%) Marketing
11 29 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 21 (0.71%) Dutch Language
13 14 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.31%) Law
15 7 (0.24%) French Language
15 7 (0.24%) German Language
16 6 (0.20%) International Banking
16 6 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1407 (47.76%) Developer
2 756 (25.66%) Analyst
3 492 (16.70%) Java Developer
4 465 (15.78%) C# Developer
5 343 (11.64%) Business Analyst
6 316 (10.73%) Front Office Developer
7 272 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 228 (7.74%) Python Developer
9 222 (7.54%) Applications Support
10 202 (6.86%) C++ Developer
11 195 (6.62%) Senior Developer
12 194 (6.59%) .NET Developer
13 176 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 157 (5.33%) SQL Developer
15 131 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
16 112 (3.80%) Consultant
17 111 (3.77%) Junior
18 103 (3.50%) Quantitative Developer
19 92 (3.12%) Architect
20 91 (3.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (16.70%) .NET
2 262 (8.89%) WPF
3 215 (7.30%) FIX Protocol
4 167 (5.67%) HTML
5 148 (5.02%) Spring
6 137 (4.65%) XML
7 135 (4.58%) WCF
8 118 (4.01%) ASP.NET
9 116 (3.94%) J2SE
10 104 (3.53%) AngularJS
11 88 (2.99%) HTML5
12 84 (2.85%) CSS
13 79 (2.68%) Web Services
13 79 (2.68%) WinForms
14 72 (2.44%) Hibernate
15 69 (2.34%) .NET Framework
16 67 (2.27%) STL
17 66 (2.24%) JDBC
18 63 (2.14%) jQuery
19 60 (2.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 530 (17.99%) Equities
2 514 (17.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 473 (16.06%) Fixed Income
4 449 (15.24%) Derivative
5 448 (15.21%) Hedge funds
6 394 (13.37%) Computer Science
7 302 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
8 288 (9.78%) Mathematics
9 199 (6.75%) Algorithms
10 147 (4.99%) Equity Derivative
11 142 (4.82%) Data Structures
12 87 (2.95%) Management Information System
13 59 (2.00%) Visualisation
14 56 (1.90%) Fintech
15 46 (1.56%) Market Risk
16 43 (1.46%) Reference Data
17 42 (1.43%) Physics
18 39 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 39 (1.32%) Statistics
19 32 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 464 (15.75%) Unix
2 324 (11.00%) Linux
3 193 (6.55%) Windows
4 36 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 33 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.68%) Android
7 13 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.37%) Solaris
9 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.068%) Debian
12 2 (0.068%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.068%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.068%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.034%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (12.39%) Asset Management
3 351 (11.91%) Multithreading
4 292 (9.91%) OO
5 290 (9.84%) Investment Management
6 270 (9.16%) Low Latency
7 250 (8.49%) Software Engineering
8 232 (7.88%) Project Management
9 220 (7.47%) Electronic Trading
10 197 (6.69%) Business Analysis
11 195 (6.62%) Risk Management
12 176 (5.97%) SDLC
12 176 (5.97%) TDD
13 167 (5.67%) Analytics
14 160 (5.43%) ITIL
15 146 (4.96%) Algorithmic Trading
15 146 (4.96%) OOD
16 140 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 120 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (3.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1072 (36.39%) SQL
2 926 (31.43%) Java
3 798 (27.09%) C#
4 495 (16.80%) Python
5 456 (15.48%) C++
6 204 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 132 (4.48%) VBA
8 104 (3.53%) Perl
9 81 (2.75%) C
10 77 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 58 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 47 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.46%) Scala
14 35 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.15%) VB
16 29 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.58%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.54%) F#
20 13 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 598 (20.30%) Degree
2 41 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 39 (1.32%) PMP
4 37 (1.26%) PhD
5 30 (1.02%) CFA
6 25 (0.85%) ISEB
7 21 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (0.64%) Security Cleared
9 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.48%) MCP
11 13 (0.44%) MCDST
11 13 (0.44%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.10%) CCIE
14 3 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.10%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.10%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.92%) QA
2 41 (1.39%) SLA
3 36 (1.22%) MiFID
4 28 (0.95%) AIFMD
5 25 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.85%) EMIR
6 23 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (0.71%) ISO20022
8 14 (0.48%) SEPA
9 12 (0.41%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.24%) RosettaNet
11 6 (0.20%) Basel III
12 3 (0.10%) COBIT
13 2 (0.068%) Basel II
13 2 (0.068%) SDET
14 1 (0.034%) COREP
14 1 (0.034%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.034%) FINREP
System Software
1 38 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.71%) IMail Server
3 14 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.068%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.034%) KVM
6 1 (0.034%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (1.39%) Control-M
2 27 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (0.41%) Ansible
4 11 (0.37%) logstash
5 10 (0.34%) Nagios
5 10 (0.34%) SCCM
6 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.24%) Puppet
7 5 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.10%) Kibana
8 3 (0.10%) Salt
9 1 (0.034%) OpenView
9 1 (0.034%) OVSD
9 1 (0.034%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 286 (9.71%) Oracle
2 257 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 150 (5.09%) Charles River
4 114 (3.87%) Bloomberg
5 109 (3.70%) Sybase
6 76 (2.58%) Murex
7 66 (2.24%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.60%) Fidessa
9 42 (1.43%) StreamBase
10 39 (1.32%) SimCorp
11 37 (1.26%) Calypso
12 33 (1.12%) Reuters
13 29 (0.98%) Tableau
14 26 (0.88%) OpenLink
15 25 (0.85%) SAP
16 21 (0.71%) Remedy
17 20 (0.68%) ION Trading
17 20 (0.68%) Sun
17 20 (0.68%) SunGard
17 20 (0.68%) Tradeweb
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Huge Bonus Potential & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + hedge fund bonus's & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday