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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 271 191 175
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -16
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1142 1915 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.74% 1.78%
As % of the General category 2.73% 3.90% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1615 1787
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+38.15% -15.55%

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
41868 49074 51256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.75% 44.51% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34397 38827 39803
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 -85 1114 £72,500 +3.57% 119
London -45 1032 £74,500 +6.42% 112
City of London -37 227 £72,500 +3.57% 52
South East +2 38 £34,250 +37.00% 3
Scotland +5 21 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Glasgow +6 17 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East of England +21 16 £46,250 +76.19%
Hertfordshire - 14 - -
Stevenage - 14 - -
East Sussex -22 12 £25,000 -
Brighton -30 12 £25,000 -
Berkshire +5 10 - -
Reading +13 9 - -
Canary Wharf +3 9 £105,000 +40.00%
South West +26 8 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £52,500 -
Kent - 8 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +40 7 £70,000 +75.00%
North West +26 7 £47,500 +15.15% 1
West Yorkshire +22 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Dorset +16 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Bournemouth - 6 £60,000 -
West Midlands -17 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Bradford - 5 £70,000 -
Edinburgh +2 4 £61,500 +17.14%
West Sussex - 4 £36,000 - 1
Manchester +1 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Mayfair +1 3 £62,500 -37.50%
Birmingham -14 3 £50,000 -
Crawley - 3 £36,000 - 1

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1352 (51.37%) Finance
2 971 (36.89%) SQL
3 745 (28.31%) C#
4 725 (27.55%) Java
5 627 (23.82%) Banking
6 537 (20.40%) Degree
7 485 (18.43%) Fixed Income
7 485 (18.43%) .NET
8 477 (18.12%) Python
9 452 (17.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 449 (17.06%) Derivative
11 448 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 435 (16.53%) SQL Server
13 420 (15.96%) Equities
14 399 (15.16%) Unix
15 395 (15.01%) Hedge funds
16 383 (14.55%) C++
17 344 (13.07%) Asset Management
18 316 (12.01%) Investment Banking
19 303 (11.51%) Back Office
20 298 (11.32%) Computer Science
20 298 (11.32%) Investment Management
21 290 (11.02%) Multithreading
22 287 (10.90%) Linux
23 275 (10.45%) Oracle
24 251 (9.54%) Microsoft
25 245 (9.31%) Mathematics
26 238 (9.04%) WPF
27 237 (9.00%) OO
28 232 (8.81%) 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 40 (1.52%) IIS
2 26 (0.99%) Confluence
3 21 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 19 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.34%) ColdFusion
9 9 (0.34%) GemFire
9 9 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.19%) CMS
11 5 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.19%) WordPress
12 4 (0.15%) Apache
12 4 (0.15%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 196 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.82%) MS Office
3 36 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 36 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 33 (1.25%) MS Project
5 20 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.19%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.038%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 91 (3.46%) thinkFolio
2 62 (2.36%) Markit EDM
3 32 (1.22%) LatentZero
4 16 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
5 15 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.42%) SunGard APT
7 10 (0.38%) Endur
8 9 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
8 9 (0.34%) MetaTrader
9 8 (0.30%) Eikon
9 8 (0.30%) Front Arena
9 8 (0.30%) RMDS
10 6 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
10 6 (0.23%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.19%) Misys Opics
12 4 (0.15%) Kondor
12 4 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.15%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.13%) SaaS
2 17 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.46%) GitHub
5 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.19%) Heroku
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.11%) Force.com
8 2 (0.076%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.076%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.038%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.038%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.038%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.038%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.06%) Intranet
1 28 (1.06%) Multicast
2 25 (0.95%) Internet
3 21 (0.80%) SMTP
4 17 (0.65%) LAN
5 15 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.53%) WAN
7 13 (0.49%) Firewall
8 11 (0.42%) HTTP
9 10 (0.38%) VPN
10 9 (0.34%) DNS
11 6 (0.23%) Broadband
11 6 (0.23%) WebEx
12 5 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.19%) SNMP
12 5 (0.19%) SSL
12 5 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.15%) DHCP
13 4 (0.15%) FTP
14 3 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 90 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (2.09%) Big Data
8 44 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (1.63%) KDB
10 39 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 33 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
11 33 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.22%) QlikView
12 32 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 21 (0.80%) Power BI
15 18 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (0.68%) OLAP
16 15 (0.57%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (2.85%) Maven
2 61 (2.32%) JIRA
3 60 (2.28%) JUnit
4 51 (1.94%) Gradle
5 46 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 31 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 28 (1.06%) Subversion
10 26 (0.99%) Git (software)
11 13 (0.49%) Ant
12 9 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.30%) Moq
13 8 (0.30%) MSTest
14 7 (0.27%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.27%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.27%) Selenium
15 6 (0.23%) NUnit
15 6 (0.23%) Phabricator
General
1 1352 (51.37%) Finance
2 627 (23.82%) Banking
3 316 (12.01%) Investment Banking
4 303 (11.51%) Back Office
5 104 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 102 (3.88%) Advertising
7 52 (1.98%) Retail
8 39 (1.48%) Games
9 31 (1.18%) Legal
10 30 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
11 26 (0.99%) Dutch Language
12 21 (0.80%) Marketing
13 18 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.49%) German Language
15 12 (0.46%) French Language
16 7 (0.27%) Law
17 6 (0.23%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
19 4 (0.15%) Local Government
19 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1230 (46.73%) Developer
2 699 (26.56%) Analyst
3 423 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 380 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 323 (12.27%) Business Analyst
6 277 (10.52%) Front Office Developer
7 234 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 191 (7.26%) .NET Developer
9 187 (7.10%) Applications Support
10 167 (6.34%) C++ Developer
11 166 (6.31%) Senior Developer
12 159 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 152 (5.78%) Python Developer
14 117 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
14 117 (4.45%) Consultant
15 114 (4.33%) Quantitative Developer
16 113 (4.29%) SQL Developer
17 95 (3.61%) Project Manager
18 82 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
19 80 (3.04%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (18.43%) .NET
2 238 (9.04%) WPF
3 167 (6.34%) FIX Protocol
4 166 (6.31%) WCF
5 150 (5.70%) HTML
6 149 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 149 (5.66%) XML
7 125 (4.75%) AngularJS
8 99 (3.76%) HTML5
9 98 (3.72%) Spring
10 96 (3.65%) jQuery
11 93 (3.53%) J2SE
12 74 (2.81%) Web Services
13 73 (2.77%) .NET Framework
13 73 (2.77%) WinForms
14 72 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (2.17%) CSS
15 57 (2.17%) JDBC
16 55 (2.09%) STL
17 52 (1.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 485 (18.43%) Fixed Income
2 452 (17.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 449 (17.06%) Derivative
4 420 (15.96%) Equities
5 395 (15.01%) Hedge funds
6 298 (11.32%) Computer Science
7 245 (9.31%) Mathematics
8 221 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
9 139 (5.28%) Algorithms
10 117 (4.45%) Equity Derivative
11 106 (4.03%) Data Structures
12 70 (2.66%) Management Information System
13 62 (2.36%) Visualisation
14 47 (1.79%) Physics
15 43 (1.63%) Statistics
16 41 (1.56%) Fintech
16 41 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 41 (1.56%) Reference Data
16 41 (1.56%) SWIFT
17 40 (1.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 399 (15.16%) Unix
2 287 (10.90%) Linux
3 157 (5.97%) Windows
4 28 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 26 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 21 (0.80%) Solaris
7 13 (0.49%) Android
8 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.23%) AIX
10 6 (0.23%) HPUX
10 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.076%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.038%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (13.07%) Asset Management
3 298 (11.32%) Investment Management
4 290 (11.02%) Multithreading
5 237 (9.00%) OO
6 232 (8.81%) Low Latency
7 211 (8.02%) Project Management
8 210 (7.98%) Software Engineering
9 193 (7.33%) Risk Management
10 181 (6.88%) Business Analysis
11 174 (6.61%) Analytics
12 161 (6.12%) TDD
13 158 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
14 155 (5.89%) MVC
15 153 (5.81%) ITIL
16 152 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 147 (5.59%) SDLC
18 132 (5.02%) Wealth Management
19 126 (4.79%) OOD
20 120 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 971 (36.89%) SQL
2 745 (28.31%) C#
3 725 (27.55%) Java
4 477 (18.12%) Python
5 383 (14.55%) C++
6 219 (8.32%) JavaScript
7 188 (7.14%) VBA
8 117 (4.45%) Perl
9 102 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 84 (3.19%) C
11 56 (2.13%) VB
12 46 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 45 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 42 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.14%) MATLAB
16 29 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 26 (0.99%) Scala
19 20 (0.76%) R
20 18 (0.68%) Lua
Qualifications
1 537 (20.40%) Degree
2 49 (1.86%) PMP
3 47 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 36 (1.37%) PhD
5 29 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 21 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.76%) ISEB
9 19 (0.72%) MCP
10 16 (0.61%) CFA
10 16 (0.61%) MCDST
10 16 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 15 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.19%) MCSE
14 3 (0.11%) CCIE
14 3 (0.11%) CCNP
14 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.11%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.57%) QA
2 33 (1.25%) MiFID
3 30 (1.14%) SLA
4 25 (0.95%) ISO20022
5 18 (0.68%) SEPA
6 16 (0.61%) AIFMD
7 14 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.34%) EMIR
9 5 (0.19%) Basel III
9 5 (0.19%) FATCA
10 4 (0.15%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.038%) COBIT
11 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.80%) IMail Server
3 7 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.076%) Docker
5 2 (0.076%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.038%) HDFS
6 1 (0.038%) KVM
6 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (1.60%) Control-M
2 28 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (0.46%) SCCM
4 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.11%) Ansible
5 3 (0.11%) MOM
6 2 (0.076%) Nagios
6 2 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.076%) Puppet
6 2 (0.076%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.038%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.038%) OpenView
7 1 (0.038%) OVSD
Vendors
1 275 (10.45%) Oracle
2 251 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 135 (5.13%) Bloomberg
4 131 (4.98%) Charles River
5 109 (4.14%) Sybase
6 77 (2.93%) TIBCO
7 73 (2.77%) Murex
8 54 (2.05%) Tableau
9 43 (1.63%) Calypso
10 37 (1.41%) SimCorp
11 35 (1.33%) Reuters
12 33 (1.25%) ION Trading
13 32 (1.22%) StreamBase
14 29 (1.10%) Fidessa
15 22 (0.84%) OpenLink
16 21 (0.80%) Sun
16 21 (0.80%) SunGard
17 20 (0.76%) Cisco
18 19 (0.72%) Currenex
19 16 (0.61%) Red Hat
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £73000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (tbc) + negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Beneftis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago