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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK
Rank 274 237 232
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -5
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 934 1461 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.43% 1.39%
As % of the General category 2.70% 3.27% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1212 1262
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
34617 44625 46782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 43.66% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27928 36200 37229
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -38 917 £75,000 +7.14% 173
London -18 885 £75,000 +7.14% 166
City of London -7 251 £80,000 +14.28% 59
South West +25 15 £32,500 -21.68% 6
South East -11 12 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Northern Ireland - 11 £37,500 - 2
County Antrim - 11 £37,500 - 1
Belfast - 11 £37,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 11 £90,000 -
Bristol - 9 £27,500 - 5
Wiltshire +21 6 £32,500 -21.68%
Scotland +8 6 £50,000 -18.69% 1
Middlesex - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £37,250 +35.45% 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £50,000 -18.69%
North West -13 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £67,500 -
Glasgow +23 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes +4 2 £37,250 +35.45% 1
Bletchley - 2 - -
Malmesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +23 1 - -
Hampshire +18 1 £35,000 +3.70%
Bedfordshire +13 1 £67,500 +159.61%
East of England +9 1 £67,500 +68.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £35,000 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1113 (55.68%) Finance
2 741 (37.07%) SQL
3 694 (34.72%) Banking
4 604 (30.22%) Java
5 493 (24.66%) C#
6 389 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
7 376 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 359 (17.96%) Degree
9 346 (17.31%) Derivative
10 341 (17.06%) Linux
11 318 (15.91%) Investment Banking
12 310 (15.51%) Unix
13 287 (14.36%) Fixed Income
14 281 (14.06%) Python
15 280 (14.01%) .NET
16 270 (13.51%) C++
17 262 (13.11%) Equities
18 259 (12.96%) Multithreading
19 255 (12.76%) Electronic Trading
20 236 (11.81%) SQL Server
21 228 (11.41%) Low Latency
22 225 (11.26%) Back Office
23 203 (10.16%) FIX Protocol
23 203 (10.16%) Computer Science
24 197 (9.85%) Investment Management
25 190 (9.50%) Mathematics
26 189 (9.45%) Business Analysis
26 189 (9.45%) SDLC
27 187 (9.35%) Oracle
28 183 (9.15%) Asset Management

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 44 (2.20%) Apache Spark
2 43 (2.15%) IIS
3 41 (2.05%) Confluence
4 33 (1.65%) Apache
5 23 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 18 (0.90%) Jetty
6 18 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 18 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 11 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.50%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.45%) JBoss
12 6 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.20%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.20%) MS Office
3 12 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.55%) MS Project
4 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.40%) Stata
6 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 47 (2.35%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.55%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.55%) SAP CRM
4 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (0.40%) Front Arena
5 8 (0.40%) LatentZero
5 8 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 6 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.30%) SunGard APT
7 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.25%) Summit
8 4 (0.20%) Endur
8 4 (0.20%) Eze OMS
9 3 (0.15%) Kondor
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.15%) Orchestrade
9 3 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.40%) SaaS
4 7 (0.35%) GitHub
5 3 (0.15%) Office 365
6 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.050%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.050%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.10%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.60%) Multicast
3 12 (0.60%) SAN
3 12 (0.60%) SSL
4 11 (0.55%) LDAP
5 9 (0.45%) Firewall
6 7 (0.35%) DNS
6 7 (0.35%) VPN
7 5 (0.25%) BGP
8 4 (0.20%) IGMP
8 4 (0.20%) MPLS
9 3 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.15%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.15%) DEFINITY
9 3 (0.15%) FTP
9 3 (0.15%) HTTP
9 3 (0.15%) LAN
9 3 (0.15%) WAN
9 3 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 54 (2.70%) Big Data
4 53 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 48 (2.40%) KDB
6 46 (2.30%) MySQL
7 31 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.05%) QlikView
13 17 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.75%) Power BI
16 13 (0.65%) DB2
17 12 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.60%) MongoDB
18 11 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 119 (5.95%) Maven
2 94 (4.70%) JUnit
3 79 (3.95%) Gradle
4 69 (3.45%) JIRA
5 61 (3.05%) Subversion
6 47 (2.35%) Git (software)
7 34 (1.70%) Cucumber
8 32 (1.60%) NUnit
9 31 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 29 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.30%) Jenkins
13 22 (1.10%) Selenium
14 19 (0.95%) FishEye
15 17 (0.85%) FitNesse
15 17 (0.85%) Grunt
15 17 (0.85%) SpecFlow
15 17 (0.85%) Visual Studio
16 14 (0.70%) gulp
16 14 (0.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 1113 (55.68%) Finance
2 694 (34.72%) Banking
3 318 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 225 (11.26%) Back Office
5 49 (2.45%) Advertising
6 47 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
8 34 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.50%) Billing
9 30 (1.50%) Retail
10 22 (1.10%) Marketing
11 17 (0.85%) Legal
11 17 (0.85%) Music Industry
12 13 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.60%) Electronics
13 12 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.55%) Games
14 11 (0.55%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 5 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 967 (48.37%) Developer
2 478 (23.91%) Analyst
3 399 (19.96%) Java Developer
4 240 (12.01%) Business Analyst
5 239 (11.96%) Front Office Developer
6 234 (11.71%) C# Developer
7 189 (9.45%) Senior Developer
8 144 (7.20%) Support Analyst
9 133 (6.65%) Applications Support
10 130 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 108 (5.40%) C++ Developer
12 87 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 79 (3.95%) Project Manager
14 72 (3.60%) Architect
15 65 (3.25%) Team Leader
16 63 (3.15%) Junior
17 62 (3.10%) SQL Developer
18 61 (3.05%) Java Pricing Developer
19 59 (2.95%) .NET Developer
20 56 (2.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (14.01%) .NET
2 203 (10.16%) FIX Protocol
3 160 (8.00%) HTML
3 160 (8.00%) XML
4 159 (7.95%) WPF
5 144 (7.20%) Spring
6 118 (5.90%) AngularJS
7 88 (4.40%) JMS
8 86 (4.30%) WCF
9 82 (4.10%) J2SE
10 77 (3.85%) ASP.NET
11 75 (3.75%) JDBC
12 69 (3.45%) HTML5
13 67 (3.35%) CSS
14 56 (2.80%) Web Services
15 54 (2.70%) Hibernate
16 52 (2.60%) TIBCO EMS
17 51 (2.55%) Middleware
18 47 (2.35%) Ultra Messaging
19 43 (2.15%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 376 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 346 (17.31%) Derivative
3 287 (14.36%) Fixed Income
4 262 (13.11%) Equities
5 203 (10.16%) Computer Science
6 172 (8.60%) Hedge funds
7 164 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (3.50%) Algorithms
9 56 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
10 51 (2.55%) Data Structures
10 51 (2.55%) Fintech
11 48 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
12 47 (2.35%) Market Risk
13 39 (1.95%) Credit Risk
14 36 (1.80%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.80%) Management Information System
15 33 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
16 26 (1.30%) User Experience
17 24 (1.20%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.05%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 341 (17.06%) Linux
2 310 (15.51%) Unix
3 130 (6.50%) Windows
4 36 (1.80%) Solaris
5 23 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 19 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.55%) CentOS
9 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.20%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.10%) AIX
12 2 (0.10%) HPUX
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.050%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.050%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (12.96%) Multithreading
3 255 (12.76%) Electronic Trading
4 228 (11.41%) Low Latency
5 197 (9.85%) Investment Management
6 190 (9.50%) Mathematics
7 189 (9.45%) Business Analysis
7 189 (9.45%) SDLC
8 183 (9.15%) Asset Management
9 169 (8.45%) OO
10 163 (8.15%) Analytics
11 162 (8.10%) Project Management
12 159 (7.95%) Risk Management
13 133 (6.65%) OOD
14 116 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
15 113 (5.65%) Algorithmic Trading
16 107 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 100 (5.00%) Software Engineering
18 97 (4.85%) MVC
19 90 (4.50%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 741 (37.07%) SQL
2 604 (30.22%) Java
3 493 (24.66%) C#
4 281 (14.06%) Python
5 270 (13.51%) C++
6 176 (8.80%) JavaScript
7 142 (7.10%) VBA
8 128 (6.40%) Perl
9 71 (3.55%) Scala
10 65 (3.25%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.60%) C
12 42 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 41 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 40 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.90%) VB
16 34 (1.70%) PHP
17 31 (1.55%) R
18 30 (1.50%) MATLAB
18 30 (1.50%) TypeScript
19 14 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 359 (17.96%) Degree
2 50 (2.50%) PhD
3 33 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.25%) Postgraduate
5 14 (0.70%) PMP
6 12 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (0.55%) CFA
8 6 (0.30%) ISEB
8 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CCAB
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
10 2 (0.10%) MCDST
10 2 (0.10%) MCP
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.10%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.050%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.65%) QA
2 92 (4.60%) MiFID
3 25 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (1.25%) EMIR
4 16 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.60%) SLA
6 6 (0.30%) Basel III
6 6 (0.30%) FATCA
7 3 (0.15%) IFRS
8 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.050%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.050%) COREP
9 1 (0.050%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.050%) FINREP
9 1 (0.050%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.95%) Docker
3 7 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.25%) NFS
4 5 (0.25%) Samba
5 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.10%) GridGain
6 2 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.050%) LXC
7 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (1.35%) Puppet
2 21 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
3 17 (0.85%) Ansible
4 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.45%) Control-M
6 7 (0.35%) SCCM
7 6 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (0.20%) Endace
9 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.10%) Kibana
10 2 (0.10%) logstash
10 2 (0.10%) Oozie
11 1 (0.050%) MOM
11 1 (0.050%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.050%) Salt
11 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 187 (9.35%) Oracle
2 123 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 119 (5.95%) Sybase
4 115 (5.75%) TIBCO
5 84 (4.20%) Murex
6 78 (3.90%) Bloomberg
7 68 (3.40%) Charles River
8 37 (1.85%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.35%) SimCorp
11 24 (1.20%) SAP
12 22 (1.10%) IBM
12 22 (1.10%) Reuters
13 20 (1.00%) Citrix
13 20 (1.00%) Fidessa
13 20 (1.00%) Tableau
14 17 (0.85%) Solace
14 17 (0.85%) StreamBase
15 15 (0.75%) HP
16 14 (0.70%) SunGard
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + LTI + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago