Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
London > Central London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 128 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -36 -15
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 219 310 529
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.63% 2.40% 3.73%
As % of the General category 5.42% 4.74% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 207 264 452
Median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £57,500 £54,125 £51,250
90th Percentile £135,000 £115,000 £115,000
London median annual salary £105,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +35.48% -3.13% +6.67%

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,041 6,537 7,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.58% 50.68% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,517 5,746 6,899
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Central London

Front Office
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office in Central London.

Salary trend for Front Office in Central London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office in Central London over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Front Office in Central London

Front Office
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Central London region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 203 £90,000 +12.50% 21
City of Westminster - 3 £140,000 -
West End of London +14 1 £65,000 -31.58%
Front Office
London

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 110 (50.23%) Finance
2 97 (44.29%) Java
3 81 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (32.42%) Python
5 56 (25.57%) Fixed Income
6 49 (22.37%) C#
6 49 (22.37%) Banking
7 41 (18.72%) TDD
8 39 (17.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (16.89%) SQL
10 35 (15.98%) C++
10 35 (15.98%) Fintech
10 35 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (15.53%) OO
11 34 (15.53%) Multithreading
12 33 (15.07%) Equities
13 29 (13.24%) AngularJS
14 27 (12.33%) Electronic Trading
14 27 (12.33%) Investment Banking
15 26 (11.87%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (11.42%) Degree
17 24 (10.96%) BDD
17 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
18 23 (10.50%) Mathematics
19 22 (10.05%) Investment Management
19 22 (10.05%) .NET
19 22 (10.05%) Windows
19 22 (10.05%) Linux
19 22 (10.05%) Bloomberg
19 22 (10.05%) Analytical Skills

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 5 (2.28%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.37%) Apache
2 3 (1.37%) IIS
2 3 (1.37%) nginx
3 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.91%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.91%) Eikon
3 2 (0.91%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.91%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.46%) Minerva
4 1 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.31%) AWS
2 9 (4.11%) Azure
3 8 (3.65%) Office 365
4 7 (3.20%) GCP
5 6 (2.74%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.37%) SaaS
8 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.91%) GitHub
8 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.91%) npm
8 2 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.46%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.74%) DNS
3 4 (1.83%) HTTP
4 2 (0.91%) Firewall
4 2 (0.91%) LAN
4 2 (0.91%) Multicast
4 2 (0.91%) Skype
4 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 1 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.02%) Big Data
2 10 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.83%) Hazelcast
4 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.37%) Apache Ignite
5 3 (1.37%) MySQL
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.46%) HBase
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Parquet
7 1 (0.46%) Power BI
7 1 (0.46%) Presto
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.65%) Maven
3 7 (3.20%) JIRA
4 5 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.28%) JUnit
5 4 (1.83%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.37%) GitLab
6 3 (1.37%) Moq
6 3 (1.37%) NUnit
6 3 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.91%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.46%) GoCD
8 1 (0.46%) Gradle
8 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.46%) YourKit
General
1 110 (50.23%) Finance
2 49 (22.37%) Banking
3 27 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.48%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (60.27%) Developer
2 47 (21.46%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.33%) Analyst
4 26 (11.87%) Front Office Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Quantitative Developer
5 17 (7.76%) Python Developer
6 16 (7.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.85%) Java Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Pricing Developer
8 14 (6.39%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.39%) Report Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.02%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.57%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 9 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.11%) Java Pricing Developer
13 8 (3.65%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.24%) AngularJS
2 22 (10.05%) .NET
3 16 (7.31%) React
4 13 (5.94%) HTML
4 13 (5.94%) WPF
5 12 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (5.48%) Spring
6 9 (4.11%) HTML5
7 8 (3.65%) Spring Boot
8 7 (3.20%) Redux
8 7 (3.20%) REST
8 7 (3.20%) RESTful
9 6 (2.74%) Node.js
9 6 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (2.28%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.28%) CSS
10 5 (2.28%) J2EE
10 5 (2.28%) WinForms
11 4 (1.83%) Angular 2
11 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.57%) Fixed Income
2 39 (17.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (15.07%) Equities
4 26 (11.87%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (9.13%) Hedge funds
7 15 (6.85%) Derivative
8 7 (3.20%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.83%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.83%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.91%) Eurex
11 2 (0.91%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.91%) User Experience
12 1 (0.46%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.05%) Linux
1 22 (10.05%) Windows
2 17 (7.76%) Unix
3 8 (3.65%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.72%) TDD
3 35 (15.98%) Fintech
3 35 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (15.53%) Multithreading
4 34 (15.53%) OO
5 27 (12.33%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (10.96%) BDD
7 23 (10.50%) Mathematics
8 22 (10.05%) Investment Management
9 21 (9.59%) Computer Science
9 21 (9.59%) Microservices
10 19 (8.68%) Scrum
11 18 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (7.31%) Analytics
12 16 (7.31%) DevOps
13 15 (6.85%) Low Latency
13 15 (6.85%) Test Automation
14 14 (6.39%) Asset Management
15 12 (5.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (44.29%) Java
2 71 (32.42%) Python
3 49 (22.37%) C#
4 37 (16.89%) SQL
5 35 (15.98%) C++
6 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.02%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.57%) Java 8
9 8 (3.65%) R
10 7 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.91%) VBA
14 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.46%) Go
14 1 (0.46%) Haskell
14 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.74%) MCP
3 6 (2.74%) MCSA
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.83%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) EMIR
3 1 (0.46%) MiFID
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (7.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (10.05%) Bloomberg
2 14 (6.39%) Reuters
3 10 (4.57%) Oracle
4 9 (4.11%) Charles River
4 9 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.65%) Cisco
6 7 (3.20%) Google
7 6 (2.74%) Apple
7 6 (2.74%) Avaya
7 6 (2.74%) Nortel
8 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.37%) Murex
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix
10 2 (0.91%) FactSet
10 2 (0.91%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.91%) Foundry
10 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.91%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.91%) Solace
10 2 (0.91%) VMware