Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 106 138
Rank change year-on-year +23 +32 -47
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 246 121 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 3.62% 2.70% 2.36%
As % of the General category 6.09% 4.45% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 210 114 252
10th Percentile £61,125 £47,750 £53,750
25th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £94,250 £92,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.89% +12.12% +3.13%
75th Percentile £117,500 £120,000 £107,813
90th Percentile £127,750 £122,500 £120,000
London median annual salary £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +9.09%

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 2,722 7,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.45% 60.69% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,557 2,369 6,749
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%

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 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 2021. 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 +28 243 £95,000 - 58
City of Westminster -13 1 £90,000 +38.46%
Front Office
London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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.

1 101 (41.06%) Finance
2 94 (38.21%) Banking
3 88 (35.77%) Java
4 73 (29.67%) Python
5 70 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (27.64%) C#
7 55 (22.36%) .NET
8 48 (19.51%) SQL
8 48 (19.51%) Social Skills
9 47 (19.11%) Fixed Income
10 44 (17.89%) Investment Banking
11 43 (17.48%) Electronic Trading
12 41 (16.67%) Derivative
12 41 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 40 (16.26%) SQL Server
14 38 (15.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (13.82%) AngularJS
16 33 (13.41%) React
17 32 (13.01%) Multithreading
18 31 (12.60%) Asset Management
19 29 (11.79%) Microsoft
20 28 (11.38%) Software Engineering
20 28 (11.38%) Low Latency
21 27 (10.98%) Linux
22 25 (10.16%) Analytics
22 25 (10.16%) SDLC
23 24 (9.76%) TDD
24 23 (9.35%) Windows
25 22 (8.94%) Oracle
25 22 (8.94%) 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 6 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.91%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Bloomberg AIM
1 3 (1.22%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.54%) AWS
2 15 (6.10%) Azure
3 4 (1.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (1.22%) Snowflake
5 2 (0.81%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) AMQP
1 3 (1.22%) DNS
1 3 (1.22%) WebEx
2 2 (0.81%) DHCP
2 2 (0.81%) Wireless
3 1 (0.41%) PBX
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.54%) KDB
3 8 (3.25%) Data Lake
4 7 (2.85%) DB2
4 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.03%) Big Data
6 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.03%) MySQL
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.41%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.63%) Maven
4 3 (1.22%) JIRA
4 3 (1.22%) NUnit
4 3 (1.22%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.81%) Cypress.io
5 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.81%) JUnit
5 2 (0.81%) Mockito
5 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.41%) Moq
6 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 101 (41.06%) Finance
2 94 (38.21%) Banking
3 48 (19.51%) Social Skills
4 44 (17.89%) Investment Banking
5 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.10%) Back Office
7 10 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (2.85%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.44%) Advertising
10 5 (2.03%) Legal
11 4 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.63%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.81%) Marketing
13 1 (0.41%) Games
13 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (62.20%) Developer
2 64 (26.02%) Java Developer
3 48 (19.51%) Front Office Developer
4 30 (12.20%) Java Pricing Developer
4 30 (12.20%) Pricing Developer
5 23 (9.35%) Python Developer
6 22 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 21 (8.54%) Analyst
8 20 (8.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 20 (8.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 20 (8.13%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.50%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 11 (4.47%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.47%) KDB Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.66%) HTML Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.36%) .NET
2 34 (13.82%) AngularJS
3 33 (13.41%) React
4 20 (8.13%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (6.91%) HTML
6 14 (5.69%) HTML5
7 13 (5.28%) .NET Core
8 12 (4.88%) Spring
8 12 (4.88%) Web Services
9 10 (4.07%) Flask
9 10 (4.07%) Jinja
9 10 (4.07%) NumPy
9 10 (4.07%) SciPy
9 10 (4.07%) Spring Boot
9 10 (4.07%) SQLAlchemy
10 8 (3.25%) RESTful
10 8 (3.25%) WPF
11 7 (2.85%) Node.js
11 7 (2.85%) WCF
12 6 (2.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.11%) Fixed Income
2 41 (16.67%) Derivative
3 38 (15.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (8.54%) Equities
5 17 (6.91%) Legacy Systems
6 15 (6.10%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (5.28%) Hedge funds
8 12 (4.88%) Data Structures
8 12 (4.88%) Management Information System
9 11 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (4.07%) Algorithms
11 8 (3.25%) Pricing Data
12 6 (2.44%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
15 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.98%) Linux
2 23 (9.35%) Windows
3 21 (8.54%) Unix
4 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (17.48%) Electronic Trading
3 32 (13.01%) Multithreading
4 31 (12.60%) Asset Management
5 28 (11.38%) Low Latency
5 28 (11.38%) Software Engineering
6 25 (10.16%) Analytics
6 25 (10.16%) SDLC
7 24 (9.76%) TDD
8 21 (8.54%) High Availability
9 19 (7.72%) Fintech
10 18 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
11 16 (6.50%) DevOps
11 16 (6.50%) IT Strategy
11 16 (6.50%) OO
11 16 (6.50%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.28%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (5.28%) Microservices
13 12 (4.88%) Change Control
13 12 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (35.77%) Java
2 73 (29.67%) Python
3 68 (27.64%) C#
4 48 (19.51%) SQL
5 41 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.91%) C++
7 15 (6.10%) TypeScript
7 15 (6.10%) VBA
8 13 (5.28%) ES6
9 8 (3.25%) Perl
9 8 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.44%) C
11 3 (1.22%) Java 8
11 3 (1.22%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (4.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.41%) MCP
3 1 (0.41%) MCSA
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) GDPR
1 4 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Basel III
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.66%) Docker
2 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Ansible
1 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.81%) SCCM
1 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
1 2 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.94%) Oracle
3 17 (6.91%) Bloomberg
4 16 (6.50%) Charles River
5 9 (3.66%) Tradeweb
6 8 (3.25%) Fidessa
7 7 (2.85%) Portware
8 5 (2.03%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.63%) Avaloq
9 4 (1.63%) Cisco
9 4 (1.63%) VMware
10 3 (1.22%) Apple
10 3 (1.22%) Avaya
10 3 (1.22%) Databricks
10 3 (1.22%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.81%) Google
11 2 (0.81%) McAfee
11 2 (0.81%) Symantec
11 2 (0.81%) Trayport