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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 269 171 188
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1138 2092 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.91% 1.71%
As % of the General category 2.83% 4.30% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1694 1699
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%

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
40269 48658 49791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.69% 44.36% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32935 38871 38467
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -99 1119 £70,000 - 116
London -41 1074 £70,000 -3.44% 113
City of London -29 258 £70,000 - 37
South East -2 20 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Scotland +11 14 £68,750 +5.76% 3
North West +20 12 £33,000 +32.00%
Glasgow +10 11 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Berkshire +18 7 - -
Reading +8 7 - -
East of England +9 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Cheshire +32 5 £20,000 -11.11%
South West +2 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Canary Wharf -13 5 £87,500 +16.66%
Dorset +14 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Bournemouth - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +31 3 £77,500 +93.75%
West Yorkshire +21 3 £77,500 +93.75%
Hampshire +17 3 £70,000 +115.38%
Edinburgh +9 3 £62,000 -0.80% 2
East Midlands +2 3 - -
Oxfordshire -2 3 £82,500 -15.38% 1
Docklands, London -2 3 £67,500 -20.58%
Manchester -5 3 £47,500 -
Bradford - 3 £77,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Chorley - 3 £40,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £52,500 -
Crawley - 2 £37,500 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1240 (52.34%) Finance
2 886 (37.40%) SQL
3 681 (28.75%) C#
4 648 (27.35%) Java
5 637 (26.89%) Banking
6 448 (18.91%) Fixed Income
7 447 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 442 (18.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 441 (18.62%) Degree
10 431 (18.19%) Python
11 413 (17.43%) Derivative
12 405 (17.10%) .NET
13 385 (16.25%) SQL Server
14 357 (15.07%) Equities
15 345 (14.56%) Unix
16 329 (13.89%) C++
17 326 (13.76%) Investment Banking
18 308 (13.00%) Linux
19 296 (12.49%) Oracle
20 293 (12.37%) Back Office
21 289 (12.20%) Asset Management
22 275 (11.61%) Hedge funds
23 272 (11.48%) Multithreading
24 267 (11.27%) Investment Management
25 244 (10.30%) VBA
26 227 (9.58%) Project Management
27 222 (9.37%) Computer Science
27 222 (9.37%) Low Latency
28 220 (9.29%) Mathematics
29 213 (8.99%) 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 64 (2.70%) IIS
2 32 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 17 (0.72%) Confluence
4 17 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.68%) Apache
6 14 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 10 (0.42%) NServiceBus
10 8 (0.34%) Jetty
11 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.30%) GemFire
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.21%) CMS
14 4 (0.17%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 152 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.90%) MS Office
3 41 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.93%) MS Project
7 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 88 (3.71%) thinkFolio
2 40 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 23 (0.97%) LatentZero
4 15 (0.63%) SunGard APT
5 12 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 12 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.46%) Endur
6 11 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
7 7 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.30%) Eikon
7 7 (0.30%) RMDS
8 6 (0.25%) Front Arena
9 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
9 5 (0.21%) Summit
10 4 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.17%) MetaTrader
11 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.82%) SaaS
2 15 (0.63%) GitHub
2 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.21%) Heroku
8 3 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.084%) Apcera
9 2 (0.084%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.084%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.084%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.042%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.042%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 19 (0.80%) Multicast
3 16 (0.68%) Internet
4 12 (0.51%) LAN
4 12 (0.51%) SMTP
4 12 (0.51%) VPN
5 11 (0.46%) HTTP
6 9 (0.38%) WAN
7 8 (0.34%) DNS
7 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.30%) Firewall
9 6 (0.25%) Intranet
10 5 (0.21%) WebEx
10 5 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.17%) Broadband
11 4 (0.17%) SSL
12 3 (0.13%) DHCP
12 3 (0.13%) FTP
12 3 (0.13%) VoIP
13 2 (0.084%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 80 (3.38%) Big Data
5 78 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 74 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (2.11%) KDB
9 49 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.86%) QlikView
11 35 (1.48%) MySQL
11 35 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.06%) Power BI
16 24 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
17 18 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
19 15 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (3.33%) Maven
2 51 (2.15%) JUnit
3 45 (1.90%) Gradle
4 44 (1.86%) JIRA
5 42 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 38 (1.60%) Subversion
8 34 (1.44%) Git (software)
9 28 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.97%) NUnit
11 21 (0.89%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.80%) Visual Studio
13 15 (0.63%) Ant
14 12 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.30%) CruiseControl
16 7 (0.30%) FitNesse
16 7 (0.30%) Log4j
16 7 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 1240 (52.34%) Finance
2 637 (26.89%) Banking
3 326 (13.76%) Investment Banking
4 293 (12.37%) Back Office
5 83 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 67 (2.83%) Advertising
7 45 (1.90%) Retail
8 40 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
9 29 (1.22%) Games
10 27 (1.14%) Legal
11 24 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.93%) Dutch Language
13 17 (0.72%) Billing
14 16 (0.68%) Marketing
15 11 (0.46%) Private Banking
15 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.42%) French Language
17 7 (0.30%) German Language
18 5 (0.21%) Law
19 4 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1126 (47.53%) Developer
2 629 (26.55%) Analyst
3 376 (15.87%) Java Developer
4 356 (15.03%) C# Developer
5 347 (14.65%) Business Analyst
6 265 (11.19%) Front Office Developer
7 187 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 165 (6.96%) Support Analyst
9 154 (6.50%) Applications Support
10 146 (6.16%) C++ Developer
11 141 (5.95%) .NET Developer
12 112 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 112 (4.73%) Python Developer
13 106 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
14 103 (4.35%) SQL Developer
15 98 (4.14%) Applications Support Analyst
16 96 (4.05%) Consultant
17 91 (3.84%) Front Office Business Analyst
18 89 (3.76%) Project Manager
19 86 (3.63%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (17.10%) .NET
2 209 (8.82%) WPF
3 166 (7.01%) XML
4 141 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 141 (5.95%) FIX Protocol
5 138 (5.83%) WCF
6 133 (5.61%) HTML
7 112 (4.73%) AngularJS
8 94 (3.97%) JMS
9 88 (3.71%) Spring
10 86 (3.63%) Web Services
11 78 (3.29%) jQuery
12 75 (3.17%) HTML5
13 69 (2.91%) J2SE
14 56 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (2.24%) .NET Framework
16 50 (2.11%) WinForms
17 48 (2.03%) JDBC
18 47 (1.98%) Hibernate
18 47 (1.98%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 448 (18.91%) Fixed Income
2 442 (18.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 413 (17.43%) Derivative
4 357 (15.07%) Equities
5 275 (11.61%) Hedge funds
6 222 (9.37%) Computer Science
7 220 (9.29%) Mathematics
8 213 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
9 103 (4.35%) Algorithms
10 81 (3.42%) Data Structures
11 79 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
12 66 (2.79%) Visualisation
13 58 (2.45%) Management Information System
14 56 (2.36%) Market Risk
15 49 (2.07%) Credit Risk
16 41 (1.73%) Grid Computing
17 39 (1.65%) Fintech
18 38 (1.60%) Physics
18 38 (1.60%) Reference Data
19 37 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 345 (14.56%) Unix
2 308 (13.00%) Linux
3 160 (6.75%) Windows
4 38 (1.60%) Solaris
5 21 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 21 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.42%) AIX
6 10 (0.42%) HPUX
6 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.25%) Android
7 6 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.084%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.084%) Mesosphere
9 2 (0.084%) SUSE
9 2 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (12.20%) Asset Management
3 272 (11.48%) Multithreading
4 267 (11.27%) Investment Management
5 227 (9.58%) Project Management
6 222 (9.37%) Low Latency
7 204 (8.61%) OO
8 196 (8.27%) Business Analysis
9 188 (7.94%) Risk Management
10 176 (7.43%) Electronic Trading
11 171 (7.22%) Analytics
12 161 (6.80%) Software Engineering
13 147 (6.21%) MVC
14 142 (5.99%) SDLC
15 134 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 121 (5.11%) OOD
16 121 (5.11%) Wealth Management
17 112 (4.73%) TDD
18 108 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
19 105 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 886 (37.40%) SQL
2 681 (28.75%) C#
3 648 (27.35%) Java
4 431 (18.19%) Python
5 329 (13.89%) C++
6 244 (10.30%) VBA
7 190 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 129 (5.45%) Perl
9 99 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 79 (3.33%) VB
11 76 (3.21%) C
12 61 (2.57%) PL/SQL
13 47 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 44 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 40 (1.69%) Scala
16 30 (1.27%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.89%) MATLAB
18 19 (0.80%) R
19 18 (0.76%) PHP
19 18 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 441 (18.62%) Degree
2 46 (1.94%) PMP
3 45 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 42 (1.77%) PhD
5 23 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.55%) MCP
9 10 (0.42%) ISEB
9 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.42%) MCDST
9 10 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.42%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.17%) MCSE
11 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.084%) CFA
12 2 (0.084%) CISM
12 2 (0.084%) CISSP
13 1 (0.042%) CISA
13 1 (0.042%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.59%) QA
2 46 (1.94%) MiFID
3 20 (0.84%) ISO20022
4 18 (0.76%) SEPA
5 17 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.72%) SLA
6 13 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.38%) Basel III
7 9 (0.38%) FATCA
8 6 (0.25%) EMIR
9 2 (0.084%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.042%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 28 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.51%) IMail Server
3 9 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.17%) Docker
5 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.084%) GridGain
6 2 (0.084%) HDFS
6 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.042%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (0.76%) Control-M
3 14 (0.59%) SCCM
4 10 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.34%) Puppet
6 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.17%) Ansible
9 3 (0.13%) Kibana
9 3 (0.13%) logstash
9 3 (0.13%) MOM
10 2 (0.084%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.084%) Mesos
11 1 (0.042%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.042%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.042%) Nagios
11 1 (0.042%) Oozie
11 1 (0.042%) OpenView
11 1 (0.042%) OVSD
Vendors
1 296 (12.49%) Oracle
2 203 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 143 (6.04%) Sybase
4 130 (5.49%) Bloomberg
5 119 (5.02%) Charles River
6 108 (4.56%) TIBCO
7 62 (2.62%) Murex
8 51 (2.15%) Tableau
9 48 (2.03%) ION Trading
10 33 (1.39%) Reuters
11 31 (1.31%) Calypso
12 28 (1.18%) SimCorp
13 27 (1.14%) Fidessa
14 26 (1.10%) StreamBase
15 23 (0.97%) BT
15 23 (0.97%) IBM
15 23 (0.97%) Red Box
16 20 (0.84%) Informatica
16 20 (0.84%) Splunk
17 19 (0.80%) SunGard
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago