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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 282 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1034 2012 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.86% 1.65%
As % of the General category 2.75% 4.19% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1586 1651
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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
37560 48045 49917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.26% 44.34% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30191 38641 39857
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -91 1013 £77,500 +7.63% 140
London -47 980 £77,500 +6.89% 132
City of London -15 280 £82,500 +17.85% 43
Scotland +8 14 £62,000 +0.81%
Edinburgh +4 11 £68,250 +10.97%
Canary Wharf -7 11 £110,000 +46.66%
South West +29 10 £30,000 - 4
East of England +2 7 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Northamptonshire +7 6 - -
East Midlands -6 6 - -
North West -10 5 £40,000 -
Bristol - 5 £27,500 - 3
Wiltshire +25 4 £32,500 -
County Antrim - 4 £42,500 - 1
Belfast - 4 £42,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Docklands, London -1 3 £67,500 +12.50%
South East -9 3 £100,000 +122.22%
Essex - 3 £28,000 -
Oxford +29 2 £100,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +19 2 £100,000 +17.64%
Glasgow +11 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £40,000 -
Chorley - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +32 1 - -
Reading +30 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £47,500 +31.03%

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1173 (54.13%) Finance
2 835 (38.53%) SQL
3 674 (31.10%) Java
4 651 (30.04%) Banking
5 608 (28.06%) C#
6 433 (19.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 421 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
8 418 (19.29%) Derivative
9 412 (19.01%) Degree
10 382 (17.63%) Fixed Income
11 363 (16.75%) Python
12 326 (15.04%) .NET
13 323 (14.91%) Unix
14 318 (14.67%) Investment Banking
15 312 (14.40%) Linux
16 310 (14.31%) Equities
17 307 (14.17%) SQL Server
18 295 (13.61%) C++
19 277 (12.78%) Multithreading
20 268 (12.37%) Oracle
21 261 (12.04%) Back Office
22 254 (11.72%) Electronic Trading
23 253 (11.68%) Low Latency
24 230 (10.61%) Asset Management
25 224 (10.34%) Investment Management
26 220 (10.15%) Computer Science
27 218 (10.06%) VBA
28 203 (9.37%) Project Management
29 200 (9.23%) Hedge funds
30 194 (8.95%) Business Analysis

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 53 (2.45%) IIS
2 42 (1.94%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.15%) Apache
4 23 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 21 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 16 (0.74%) Confluence
8 16 (0.74%) Jetty
8 16 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.32%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.23%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.18%) CMS
14 3 (0.14%) JBoss
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 109 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.57%) MS Office
3 29 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.60%) MS Project
7 11 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 78 (3.60%) thinkFolio
2 28 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.88%) SunGard APT
4 17 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
5 15 (0.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 14 (0.65%) LatentZero
7 12 (0.55%) Endur
8 11 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.28%) Front Arena
9 6 (0.28%) Summit
10 5 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
11 4 (0.18%) Eze OMS
11 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 26 (1.20%) SaaS
2 21 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.69%) GitHub
4 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.14%) Heroku
7 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.092%) Apcera
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.046%) IaaS
9 1 (0.046%) Office 365
9 1 (0.046%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 16 (0.74%) Multicast
3 14 (0.65%) VPN
4 12 (0.55%) LAN
5 9 (0.42%) Firewall
5 9 (0.42%) HTTP
5 9 (0.42%) WAN
6 8 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.37%) Internet
6 8 (0.37%) SAN
6 8 (0.37%) SSL
7 7 (0.32%) DNS
8 6 (0.28%) SMTP
9 5 (0.23%) LDAP
10 4 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.14%) DEFINITY
11 3 (0.14%) DHCP
11 3 (0.14%) FTP
11 3 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 74 (3.41%) Big Data
4 61 (2.81%) Hadoop
5 52 (2.40%) KDB
5 52 (2.40%) MySQL
6 49 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (1.71%) QlikView
9 36 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 36 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
12 25 (1.15%) Power BI
13 22 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.65%) MongoDB
16 13 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 89 (4.11%) Maven
2 55 (2.54%) JUnit
3 53 (2.45%) Subversion
4 48 (2.22%) Gradle
5 42 (1.94%) Git (software)
6 38 (1.75%) JIRA
7 34 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 34 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.25%) NUnit
10 26 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 18 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.51%) Selenium
15 8 (0.37%) FishEye
15 8 (0.37%) FitNesse
15 8 (0.37%) Grunt
15 8 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 1173 (54.13%) Finance
2 651 (30.04%) Banking
3 318 (14.67%) Investment Banking
4 261 (12.04%) Back Office
5 58 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 42 (1.94%) Advertising
7 38 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
8 37 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.57%) Retail
10 25 (1.15%) Billing
11 19 (0.88%) Legal
12 16 (0.74%) Dutch Language
13 15 (0.69%) Games
14 13 (0.60%) Private Banking
14 13 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.42%) Marketing
16 7 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
17 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.23%) Electronics
18 5 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1067 (49.24%) Developer
2 552 (25.47%) Analyst
3 434 (20.03%) Java Developer
4 304 (14.03%) Business Analyst
5 279 (12.87%) C# Developer
6 257 (11.86%) Front Office Developer
7 176 (8.12%) Senior Developer
8 146 (6.74%) Support Analyst
9 143 (6.60%) Applications Support
10 127 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 117 (5.40%) C++ Developer
12 100 (4.61%) Applications Support Analyst
13 89 (4.11%) Project Manager
14 86 (3.97%) .NET Developer
15 83 (3.83%) SQL Developer
16 78 (3.60%) Consultant
16 78 (3.60%) Quantitative Developer
17 76 (3.51%) Python Developer
18 66 (3.05%) Junior
19 64 (2.95%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (15.04%) .NET
2 186 (8.58%) FIX Protocol
3 171 (7.89%) XML
4 148 (6.83%) WPF
5 137 (6.32%) HTML
6 127 (5.86%) JMS
7 110 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 104 (4.80%) ASP.NET
9 100 (4.61%) Spring
10 88 (4.06%) Web Services
11 81 (3.74%) WCF
12 66 (3.05%) Ultra Messaging
13 64 (2.95%) HTML5
14 63 (2.91%) J2SE
15 60 (2.77%) TIBCO EMS
16 54 (2.49%) Hibernate
17 52 (2.40%) REST
18 50 (2.31%) JDBC
18 50 (2.31%) Rendezvous
19 45 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 433 (19.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 418 (19.29%) Derivative
3 382 (17.63%) Fixed Income
4 310 (14.31%) Equities
5 220 (10.15%) Computer Science
6 200 (9.23%) Hedge funds
7 188 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
8 168 (7.75%) Mathematics
9 101 (4.66%) Algorithms
10 77 (3.55%) Equity Derivative
11 76 (3.51%) Visualisation
12 66 (3.05%) Market Risk
13 56 (2.58%) Data Structures
14 54 (2.49%) Credit Risk
15 46 (2.12%) Physics
16 44 (2.03%) Credit Derivative
17 41 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
18 38 (1.75%) Fintech
18 38 (1.75%) Management Information System
19 30 (1.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 323 (14.91%) Unix
2 312 (14.40%) Linux
3 155 (7.15%) Windows
4 40 (1.85%) Solaris
5 22 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.37%) AIX
8 8 (0.37%) HPUX
8 8 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.32%) CentOS
10 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.18%) Android
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.092%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.092%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (12.78%) Multithreading
3 254 (11.72%) Electronic Trading
4 253 (11.68%) Low Latency
5 230 (10.61%) Asset Management
6 224 (10.34%) Investment Management
7 203 (9.37%) Project Management
8 194 (8.95%) Business Analysis
9 191 (8.81%) Risk Management
10 180 (8.31%) OO
11 159 (7.34%) Analytics
12 142 (6.55%) SDLC
13 140 (6.46%) Software Engineering
14 117 (5.40%) MVC
15 114 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 107 (4.94%) OOD
17 103 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
18 96 (4.43%) Algorithmic Trading
18 96 (4.43%) TDD
19 91 (4.20%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 835 (38.53%) SQL
2 674 (31.10%) Java
3 608 (28.06%) C#
4 363 (16.75%) Python
5 295 (13.61%) C++
6 218 (10.06%) VBA
7 142 (6.55%) Perl
8 141 (6.51%) JavaScript
9 68 (3.14%) VB
10 64 (2.95%) Scala
11 61 (2.81%) C
11 61 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 57 (2.63%) T-SQL
13 52 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.38%) PHP
16 22 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 21 (0.97%) MATLAB
17 21 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 412 (19.01%) Degree
2 44 (2.03%) PhD
3 25 (1.15%) PMI Certification
4 21 (0.97%) PMP
5 14 (0.65%) Postgraduate
6 10 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.32%) CFA
9 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.23%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.18%) ISEB
11 4 (0.18%) MCP
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.092%) MCDST
13 2 (0.092%) MCSE
13 2 (0.092%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.046%) CISM
14 1 (0.046%) CISSP
14 1 (0.046%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.21%) QA
2 79 (3.65%) MiFID
3 23 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (0.78%) EMIR
5 15 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.37%) Basel III
7 6 (0.28%) FATCA
8 4 (0.18%) SLA
9 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.046%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.046%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.046%) COREP
10 1 (0.046%) FINREP
10 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.69%) Docker
3 9 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.28%) IMail Server
5 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.18%) NFS
5 4 (0.18%) Samba
6 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.092%) GridGain
8 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.046%) HDFS
8 1 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.046%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.11%) Puppet
2 20 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (0.69%) Control-M
5 14 (0.65%) Ansible
6 10 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.42%) SCCM
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.18%) Kibana
9 4 (0.18%) logstash
10 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.092%) Mesos
12 1 (0.046%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.046%) MOM
12 1 (0.046%) Oozie
12 1 (0.046%) Salt
Vendors
1 268 (12.37%) Oracle
2 175 (8.08%) Sybase
3 162 (7.48%) Microsoft
4 128 (5.91%) TIBCO
5 117 (5.40%) Charles River
6 115 (5.31%) Bloomberg
7 79 (3.65%) Murex
8 59 (2.72%) ION Trading
9 43 (1.98%) Tableau
10 38 (1.75%) SimCorp
11 31 (1.43%) IBM
12 27 (1.25%) Reuters
13 25 (1.15%) SunGard
14 24 (1.11%) BT
14 24 (1.11%) Red Box
15 23 (1.06%) Fidessa
16 22 (1.02%) FXall
17 20 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 19 (0.88%) Calypso
18 19 (0.88%) Informatica
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Ski Trips, £16 Lunch p/d, Gym Member
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £70001 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 minutes ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £66000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago