The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office Developer
London / City of London
Rank 176 207 240
Rank change year-on-year +31 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 47 68 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.00% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 76
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -1.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £103,200 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary - £41,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year - -29.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the City of London

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the City of London

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the City of London

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) Front Office
2 110 (93.22%) Finance
3 95 (80.51%) Banking
4 94 (79.66%) Java
5 78 (66.10%) SQL
6 62 (52.54%) Spring
7 58 (49.15%) OOD
8 56 (47.46%) Linux
9 55 (46.61%) Electronic Trading
10 54 (45.76%) JUnit
11 50 (42.37%) Gradle
11 50 (42.37%) Maven
12 49 (41.53%) J2SE
13 45 (38.14%) JDBC
14 25 (21.19%) Mathematics
15 24 (20.34%) Python
16 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
17 20 (16.95%) Degree
17 20 (16.95%) Scala
18 19 (16.10%) C#
19 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
20 15 (12.71%) C++
21 12 (10.17%) TIBCO
21 12 (10.17%) Rendezvous
21 12 (10.17%) TIBCO EMS
22 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
22 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
22 11 (9.32%) JMS
22 11 (9.32%) Unix
23 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (5.93%) Jetty
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.78%) Power BI
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) QlikView
6 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (45.76%) JUnit
2 50 (42.37%) Gradle
2 50 (42.37%) Maven
3 3 (2.54%) NUnit
4 2 (1.69%) Grunt
4 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.69%) Protractor
4 2 (1.69%) webpack
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (100.00%) Front Office
2 110 (93.22%) Finance
3 95 (80.51%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.54%) Spring
2 49 (41.53%) J2SE
3 45 (38.14%) JDBC
4 12 (10.17%) Rendezvous
4 12 (10.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
5 11 (9.32%) JMS
6 9 (7.63%) .NET
7 8 (6.78%) WPF
8 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.93%) Apache Camel
8 7 (5.93%) Apache CXF
8 7 (5.93%) Guava
8 7 (5.93%) Guice
8 7 (5.93%) JPA
9 4 (3.39%) LINQ
9 4 (3.39%) WCF
10 3 (2.54%) Angular 2
10 3 (2.54%) Ultra Messaging
10 3 (2.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.24%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.54%) Equities
5 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.69%) Derivative
5 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.46%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Unix
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) OOD
2 55 (46.61%) Electronic Trading
3 25 (21.19%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.47%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.63%) Low Latency
7 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.93%) Code Optimisation
8 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.08%) Analytics
9 6 (5.08%) Functional Programming
9 6 (5.08%) Proprietary Trading
9 6 (5.08%) Web Development
10 5 (4.24%) Concurrent Programming
11 4 (3.39%) MVVM
11 4 (3.39%) Physics
11 4 (3.39%) SDLC
11 4 (3.39%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 94 (79.66%) Java
2 78 (66.10%) SQL
3 24 (20.34%) Python
4 20 (16.95%) Scala
5 19 (16.10%) C#
6 15 (12.71%) C++
7 8 (6.78%) VBA
8 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) TIBCO
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle
2 8 (6.78%) Tableau
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) StreamBase
4 3 (2.54%) Sybase
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