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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 244 198 179
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -19
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1350 1793 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.67% 1.73%
As % of the General category 3.17% 3.78% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1476 1681
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -27.61%

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
42651 47496 51929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.40% 44.34% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34788 37432 40666
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 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 26 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 -46 1326 £72,500 +7.40% 147
London -23 1272 £72,500 +3.57% 139
City of London +3 333 £70,000 +3.70% 63
East of England +33 22 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Scotland +1 21 £61,500 +23.00% 4
South East -53 21 £25,000 -34.21% 3
Hertfordshire +39 19 - - 1
Stevenage - 19 - -
Edinburgh -5 12 £61,500 +23.00% 1
Canary Wharf +4 9 £105,000 +75.00%
Brighton -22 9 £25,000 -
East Sussex -23 9 £25,000 -
Glasgow -3 8 £65,000 +18.18% 3
West Midlands -20 8 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £97,500 +25.80% 1
Mayfair -4 5 £100,000 +29.03%
Birmingham -9 5 £50,000 -
Reading +5 4 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £57,500 -
Kent - 3 £57,500 -
North West +6 2 £62,500 +47.05%
Coventry +3 1 £33,500 +6.34%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £75,000 - 1
Cambridge -8 1 £42,500 +61.90%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £42,500 +61.90%
Cheshire - 1 £62,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £62,500 -
Luton - 1 £30,000 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 1498 (53.61%) Finance
2 1029 (36.83%) SQL
3 833 (29.81%) Java
4 754 (26.99%) C#
4 754 (26.99%) Banking
5 559 (20.01%) Degree
6 511 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
7 490 (17.54%) .NET
8 484 (17.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 475 (17.00%) Python
10 467 (16.71%) Equities
11 456 (16.32%) Fixed Income
12 442 (15.82%) Hedge funds
13 435 (15.57%) Unix
14 430 (15.39%) Derivative
15 421 (15.07%) C++
16 411 (14.71%) SQL Server
17 385 (13.78%) Investment Banking
18 348 (12.46%) Computer Science
19 347 (12.42%) Asset Management
20 331 (11.85%) Back Office
21 330 (11.81%) Multithreading
22 306 (10.95%) Linux
23 282 (10.09%) Investment Management
23 282 (10.09%) Mathematics
24 273 (9.77%) OO
25 266 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
26 261 (9.34%) Oracle
27 251 (8.98%) Microsoft
27 251 (8.98%) Low Latency

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 41 (1.47%) Node.js
2 29 (1.04%) Confluence
3 26 (0.93%) IIS
4 24 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 21 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 14 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.43%) JBoss
11 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.29%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.29%) GemFire
13 7 (0.25%) Apache
13 7 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.21%) CMS
14 6 (0.21%) Jetty
14 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 212 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.43%) MS Office
3 38 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (1.11%) MS Project
5 23 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.18%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.036%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 104 (3.72%) thinkFolio
2 82 (2.93%) Markit EDM
3 34 (1.22%) LatentZero
4 18 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
5 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.39%) Eikon
7 10 (0.36%) Front Arena
8 9 (0.32%) Endur
8 9 (0.32%) RMDS
9 8 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
9 8 (0.29%) ION MarketView
9 8 (0.29%) LongView
9 8 (0.29%) MetaTrader
10 7 (0.25%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.25%) SAP SRM
11 6 (0.21%) Kondor
12 5 (0.18%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.68%) SaaS
2 16 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.21%) GitHub
6 5 (0.18%) Force.com
7 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.11%) IaaS
7 3 (0.11%) PaaS
8 2 (0.072%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.072%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.072%) Heroku
8 2 (0.072%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.036%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.29%) Internet
2 35 (1.25%) Intranet
2 35 (1.25%) Multicast
3 22 (0.79%) SMTP
4 15 (0.54%) Firewall
5 12 (0.43%) DNS
6 9 (0.32%) HTTP
6 9 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.29%) Broadband
7 8 (0.29%) LAN
7 8 (0.29%) SSL
7 8 (0.29%) WAN
8 7 (0.25%) FTP
9 5 (0.18%) SNMP
10 4 (0.14%) DHCP
10 4 (0.14%) VoIP
11 3 (0.11%) Junos
11 3 (0.11%) WebEx
12 2 (0.072%) Skype
12 2 (0.072%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 77 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 57 (2.04%) Big Data
7 57 (2.04%) KDB
8 47 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 47 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 40 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.04%) QlikView
12 28 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 26 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 24 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 18 (0.64%) Redis
17 17 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 102 (3.65%) Maven
2 80 (2.86%) JUnit
3 75 (2.68%) JIRA
4 68 (2.43%) Gradle
5 41 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 28 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 23 (0.82%) Jenkins
10 22 (0.79%) Subversion
11 21 (0.75%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.43%) MSTest
13 11 (0.39%) Ant
14 10 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (0.32%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.29%) GDB
17 7 (0.25%) CruiseControl
17 7 (0.25%) HP UFT
17 7 (0.25%) NUnit
17 7 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 1498 (53.61%) Finance
2 754 (26.99%) Banking
3 385 (13.78%) Investment Banking
4 331 (11.85%) Back Office
5 107 (3.83%) Advertising
6 104 (3.72%) Financial Institution
7 76 (2.72%) Retail
8 58 (2.08%) Games
9 42 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
10 35 (1.25%) Legal
11 28 (1.00%) Marketing
11 28 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 23 (0.82%) Dutch Language
13 10 (0.36%) Law
14 9 (0.32%) French Language
14 9 (0.32%) German Language
14 9 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.21%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.21%) Publishing
16 5 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1322 (47.32%) Developer
2 716 (25.63%) Analyst
3 450 (16.11%) Java Developer
4 441 (15.78%) C# Developer
5 316 (11.31%) Business Analyst
6 304 (10.88%) Front Office Developer
7 258 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 203 (7.27%) Applications Support
9 201 (7.19%) Python Developer
10 198 (7.09%) .NET Developer
11 194 (6.94%) C++ Developer
11 194 (6.94%) Senior Developer
12 175 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
13 142 (5.08%) SQL Developer
14 123 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
15 114 (4.08%) Consultant
16 100 (3.58%) Quantitative Developer
17 92 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
18 84 (3.01%) Junior
18 84 (3.01%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (17.54%) .NET
2 242 (8.66%) WPF
3 192 (6.87%) FIX Protocol
4 156 (5.58%) HTML
5 139 (4.97%) WCF
6 138 (4.94%) XML
7 136 (4.87%) Spring
8 132 (4.72%) ASP.NET
9 129 (4.62%) J2SE
10 109 (3.90%) AngularJS
11 89 (3.19%) HTML5
12 77 (2.76%) JDBC
13 75 (2.68%) jQuery
14 74 (2.65%) .NET Framework
14 74 (2.65%) CSS
15 70 (2.51%) Web Services
15 70 (2.51%) WinForms
16 63 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (2.25%) STL
17 49 (1.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 484 (17.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 467 (16.71%) Equities
3 456 (16.32%) Fixed Income
4 442 (15.82%) Hedge funds
5 430 (15.39%) Derivative
6 348 (12.46%) Computer Science
7 282 (10.09%) Mathematics
8 266 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 182 (6.51%) Algorithms
10 137 (4.90%) Data Structures
11 132 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
12 82 (2.93%) Management Information System
13 61 (2.18%) Visualisation
14 52 (1.86%) Fintech
15 44 (1.57%) Reference Data
16 41 (1.47%) Physics
17 38 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 38 (1.36%) Market Risk
17 38 (1.36%) SWIFT
18 34 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 435 (15.57%) Unix
2 306 (10.95%) Linux
3 175 (6.26%) Windows
4 32 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.72%) Android
7 11 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.39%) Solaris
8 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.072%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.036%) AIX
11 1 (0.036%) Debian
11 1 (0.036%) HPUX
11 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.036%) SUSE
11 1 (0.036%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (12.42%) Asset Management
3 330 (11.81%) Multithreading
4 282 (10.09%) Investment Management
5 273 (9.77%) OO
6 251 (8.98%) Low Latency
7 243 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 223 (7.98%) Project Management
9 190 (6.80%) Electronic Trading
10 186 (6.66%) Risk Management
11 180 (6.44%) Business Analysis
12 164 (5.87%) TDD
13 162 (5.80%) Analytics
14 161 (5.76%) ITIL
15 158 (5.65%) OOD
16 155 (5.55%) SDLC
17 136 (4.87%) Algorithmic Trading
18 132 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 130 (4.65%) Wealth Management
20 123 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1029 (36.83%) SQL
2 833 (29.81%) Java
3 754 (26.99%) C#
4 475 (17.00%) Python
5 421 (15.07%) C++
6 209 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 149 (5.33%) VBA
8 97 (3.47%) Perl
9 93 (3.33%) C
10 88 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 48 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 44 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.29%) VB
15 33 (1.18%) Scala
16 29 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 20 (0.72%) MATLAB
17 20 (0.72%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.54%) F#
18 15 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 559 (20.01%) Degree
2 47 (1.68%) PMI Certification
3 45 (1.61%) PMP
4 33 (1.18%) PhD
5 26 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 24 (0.86%) CFA
7 24 (0.86%) ISEB
8 19 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.61%) MCP
10 16 (0.57%) MCDST
10 16 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.11%) CCIE
13 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.11%) JNCIE
13 3 (0.11%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.15%) QA
2 38 (1.36%) SLA
3 27 (0.97%) MiFID
4 25 (0.89%) ISO20022
5 24 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.82%) AIFMD
7 18 (0.64%) SEPA
8 17 (0.61%) EMIR
9 15 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.32%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.25%) Basel III
11 7 (0.25%) RosettaNet
12 3 (0.11%) COBIT
13 2 (0.072%) Basel II
13 2 (0.072%) FATCA
14 1 (0.036%) COREP
14 1 (0.036%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.036%) FINREP
System Software
1 38 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.79%) IMail Server
3 12 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.036%) HDFS
5 1 (0.036%) KVM
5 1 (0.036%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (1.47%) Control-M
2 25 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (0.36%) Ansible
3 10 (0.36%) SCCM
4 7 (0.25%) logstash
5 6 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.21%) Nagios
5 6 (0.21%) Puppet
6 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.11%) Kibana
7 3 (0.11%) Salt
8 2 (0.072%) MOM
9 1 (0.036%) OpenView
9 1 (0.036%) OVSD
Vendors
1 261 (9.34%) Oracle
2 251 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 135 (4.83%) Charles River
4 115 (4.12%) Bloomberg
5 91 (3.26%) Sybase
6 72 (2.58%) Murex
6 72 (2.58%) TIBCO
7 46 (1.65%) StreamBase
8 45 (1.61%) Calypso
9 39 (1.40%) SimCorp
10 38 (1.36%) Tableau
11 37 (1.32%) Fidessa
12 31 (1.11%) Reuters
13 24 (0.86%) SAP
14 23 (0.82%) OpenLink
15 22 (0.79%) Sun
16 20 (0.72%) SunGard
17 19 (0.68%) Remedy
18 18 (0.64%) ION Trading
19 16 (0.57%) Cisco
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
JM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £145000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42,000 - £61,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago