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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 276 189 178
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1131 1941 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.77% 1.74%
As % of the General category 2.69% 3.94% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1612 1758
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%

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
41969 49258 50617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.92% 44.82% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34548 39241 38929
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -95 1103 £70,000 - 151
London -43 1037 £72,500 - 143
City of London -39 233 £70,000 - 65
South East -2 32 £33,000 +25.71% 3
Scotland +17 20 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Glasgow +4 16 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Reading +13 11 - -
Berkshire +11 11 - -
North West +9 11 £23,000 -3.15% 3
South West +8 9 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +16 8 £55,000 +109.52%
East Sussex -27 8 £25,000 -
Brighton -28 8 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +35 7 £70,000 +75.00%
West Yorkshire +24 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Dorset +15 7 £60,000 +60.00%
Bournemouth - 7 £60,000 -
Bradford - 5 £70,000 -
Kent - 5 £52,500 -
Stevenage - 5 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Edinburgh +13 4 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Manchester -1 4 £47,500 +61.01% 2
Canary Wharf -6 4 £105,000 +40.00%
Chorley - 4 - - 1
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
Cheshire +27 3 £20,000 -11.11%
Docklands, London +5 3 - -
East Midlands +4 3 - - 1

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1287 (51.71%) Finance
2 910 (36.56%) SQL
3 698 (28.04%) C#
4 690 (27.72%) Java
5 608 (24.43%) Banking
6 503 (20.21%) Degree
7 480 (19.28%) Fixed Income
8 473 (19.00%) Python
9 445 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 444 (17.84%) Derivative
11 438 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
12 432 (17.36%) .NET
13 409 (16.43%) SQL Server
14 384 (15.43%) Equities
15 382 (15.35%) Unix
16 363 (14.58%) C++
17 333 (13.38%) Hedge funds
18 318 (12.78%) Asset Management
19 310 (12.45%) Investment Banking
20 291 (11.69%) Back Office
21 288 (11.57%) Linux
22 282 (11.33%) Oracle
23 278 (11.17%) Multithreading
24 277 (11.13%) Investment Management
25 268 (10.77%) Computer Science
26 232 (9.32%) Mathematics
27 221 (8.88%) VBA
28 220 (8.84%) Microsoft
29 218 (8.76%) Low Latency
30 215 (8.64%) 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 49 (1.97%) IIS
2 25 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 22 (0.88%) Confluence
4 17 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 17 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.40%) Apache
7 10 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.40%) NServiceBus
8 9 (0.36%) ColdFusion
9 8 (0.32%) MQSeries
9 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.28%) GemFire
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.20%) CMS
12 5 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.16%) Jetty
14 2 (0.080%) JBoss
Applications
1 183 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.69%) MS Office
3 41 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 27 (1.08%) MS Project
6 23 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.20%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 79 (3.17%) thinkFolio
2 49 (1.97%) Markit EDM
3 24 (0.96%) LatentZero
4 14 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.52%) SunGard APT
6 12 (0.48%) Endur
7 11 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 9 (0.36%) Front Arena
9 8 (0.32%) RMDS
10 7 (0.28%) Eikon
10 7 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
11 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.24%) MetaTrader
12 5 (0.20%) Misys Opics
13 4 (0.16%) OpenLink RightAngle
13 4 (0.16%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
13 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.01%) SaaS
2 13 (0.52%) GitHub
2 13 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.20%) Heroku
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.12%) PaaS
10 2 (0.080%) Apcera
10 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.080%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.080%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.040%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.040%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.040%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.08%) Multicast
2 21 (0.84%) Internet
3 18 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.68%) SMTP
5 15 (0.60%) Intranet
6 14 (0.56%) LAN
7 11 (0.44%) VPN
7 11 (0.44%) WAN
8 9 (0.36%) Firewall
8 9 (0.36%) HTTP
9 7 (0.28%) DNS
10 6 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.20%) WebEx
11 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.16%) Broadband
13 3 (0.12%) DHCP
13 3 (0.12%) Junos
13 3 (0.12%) VoIP
14 2 (0.080%) AMQP
14 2 (0.080%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 76 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (2.57%) Big Data
7 48 (1.93%) KDB
8 44 (1.77%) QlikView
9 39 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 31 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (0.96%) MySQL
14 24 (0.96%) Power BI
15 20 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
16 19 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (2.81%) Maven
2 52 (2.09%) JIRA
3 51 (2.05%) JUnit
4 45 (1.81%) Gradle
5 37 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (1.21%) Subversion
8 26 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 26 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.56%) Ant
11 13 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.28%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.28%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.28%) MSTest
14 6 (0.24%) FitNesse
14 6 (0.24%) Log4j
14 6 (0.24%) Moq
14 6 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 1287 (51.71%) Finance
2 608 (24.43%) Banking
3 310 (12.45%) Investment Banking
4 291 (11.69%) Back Office
5 96 (3.86%) Advertising
6 88 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 44 (1.77%) Retail
8 32 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
9 31 (1.25%) Games
10 28 (1.12%) Legal
11 26 (1.04%) Dutch Language
12 18 (0.72%) Marketing
13 14 (0.56%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.40%) French Language
16 9 (0.36%) Billing
16 9 (0.36%) German Language
17 7 (0.28%) Law
18 5 (0.20%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1166 (46.85%) Developer
2 679 (27.28%) Analyst
3 384 (15.43%) Java Developer
4 364 (14.62%) C# Developer
5 337 (13.54%) Business Analyst
6 257 (10.33%) Front Office Developer
7 203 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 169 (6.79%) Applications Support
9 167 (6.71%) C++ Developer
10 165 (6.63%) .NET Developer
11 163 (6.55%) Senior Developer
12 137 (5.50%) Python Developer
13 136 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 106 (4.26%) Quantitative Developer
15 105 (4.22%) Consultant
15 105 (4.22%) SQL Developer
16 103 (4.14%) Applications Support Analyst
17 94 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
18 88 (3.54%) Front Office Business Analyst
19 86 (3.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (17.36%) .NET
2 215 (8.64%) WPF
3 146 (5.87%) WCF
4 145 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
5 144 (5.79%) XML
6 141 (5.66%) ASP.NET
7 132 (5.30%) HTML
8 122 (4.90%) AngularJS
9 91 (3.66%) Spring
10 87 (3.50%) HTML5
11 85 (3.42%) jQuery
12 80 (3.21%) Web Services
13 79 (3.17%) JMS
14 75 (3.01%) J2SE
15 66 (2.65%) .NET Framework
16 63 (2.53%) WinForms
17 59 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (2.09%) STL
19 48 (1.93%) JDBC
20 45 (1.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 480 (19.28%) Fixed Income
2 445 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 444 (17.84%) Derivative
4 384 (15.43%) Equities
5 333 (13.38%) Hedge funds
6 268 (10.77%) Computer Science
7 232 (9.32%) Mathematics
8 214 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
9 119 (4.78%) Algorithms
10 106 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
11 84 (3.37%) Data Structures
12 66 (2.65%) Visualisation
13 54 (2.17%) Management Information System
14 48 (1.93%) Market Risk
15 46 (1.85%) Physics
16 43 (1.73%) Credit Risk
16 43 (1.73%) SWIFT
17 41 (1.65%) Grid Computing
18 40 (1.61%) Statistics
19 38 (1.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 382 (15.35%) Unix
2 288 (11.57%) Linux
3 149 (5.99%) Windows
4 31 (1.25%) Solaris
5 23 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.44%) Android
8 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.32%) AIX
9 8 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.32%) HPUX
9 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.080%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.080%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.040%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (12.78%) Asset Management
3 278 (11.17%) Multithreading
4 277 (11.13%) Investment Management
5 218 (8.76%) Low Latency
6 208 (8.36%) OO
7 198 (7.96%) Project Management
8 193 (7.75%) Business Analysis
9 188 (7.55%) Risk Management
10 187 (7.51%) Software Engineering
11 168 (6.75%) Analytics
12 164 (6.59%) Electronic Trading
13 146 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 138 (5.54%) MVC
15 134 (5.38%) SDLC
16 131 (5.26%) TDD
16 131 (5.26%) Wealth Management
17 123 (4.94%) ITIL
18 115 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
19 109 (4.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 910 (36.56%) SQL
2 698 (28.04%) C#
3 690 (27.72%) Java
4 473 (19.00%) Python
5 363 (14.58%) C++
6 221 (8.88%) VBA
7 201 (8.08%) JavaScript
8 130 (5.22%) Perl
9 103 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 83 (3.33%) C
11 67 (2.69%) VB
12 46 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 46 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 42 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.12%) Scala
16 26 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 25 (1.00%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.84%) R
19 16 (0.64%) Lua
Qualifications
1 503 (20.21%) Degree
2 52 (2.09%) PMP
3 51 (2.05%) PMI Certification
4 47 (1.89%) PhD
5 25 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.68%) MCP
9 16 (0.64%) ISEB
10 14 (0.56%) MCDST
10 14 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.32%) CFA
12 8 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.20%) MCSE
14 3 (0.12%) CCIE
14 3 (0.12%) CCNP
14 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.12%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.46%) QA
2 40 (1.61%) MiFID
3 25 (1.00%) ISO20022
4 22 (0.88%) SLA
5 18 (0.72%) SEPA
6 15 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.36%) EMIR
9 8 (0.32%) FATCA
10 7 (0.28%) AIFMD
11 6 (0.24%) Basel III
12 2 (0.080%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.040%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 32 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.68%) IMail Server
3 8 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.12%) Docker
4 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.040%) HDFS
6 1 (0.040%) KVM
6 1 (0.040%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.040%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (1.12%) Control-M
2 27 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (0.48%) SCCM
4 9 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.20%) Puppet
6 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.12%) MOM
8 2 (0.080%) Ansible
8 2 (0.080%) Kibana
8 2 (0.080%) logstash
8 2 (0.080%) Mesos
9 1 (0.040%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.040%) Nagios
9 1 (0.040%) OpenView
9 1 (0.040%) OVSD
Vendors
1 282 (11.33%) Oracle
2 220 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 132 (5.30%) Sybase
4 126 (5.06%) Bloomberg
4 126 (5.06%) Charles River
5 102 (4.10%) TIBCO
6 67 (2.69%) Murex
7 57 (2.29%) Tableau
8 45 (1.81%) ION Trading
9 39 (1.57%) Calypso
10 32 (1.29%) SimCorp
11 30 (1.21%) Reuters
12 29 (1.17%) StreamBase
13 27 (1.08%) Fidessa
14 24 (0.96%) OpenLink
15 21 (0.84%) SunGard
16 17 (0.68%) Cisco
16 17 (0.68%) Informatica
16 17 (0.68%) Splunk
17 16 (0.64%) FactSet
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday