The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Front Office Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 223 242
Rank change year-on-year +32 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 40 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 62
Median salary £92,500 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £50,000

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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the City of London

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 87 (100.00%) Front Office
2 73 (83.91%) Finance
3 61 (70.11%) Java
4 46 (52.87%) SQL
4 46 (52.87%) Banking
5 37 (42.53%) Spring
6 35 (40.23%) JUnit
6 35 (40.23%) Linux
7 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
8 32 (36.78%) OOD
9 31 (35.63%) J2SE
10 27 (31.03%) C++
11 25 (28.74%) Python
12 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (25.29%) Mathematics
14 21 (24.14%) Maven
15 20 (22.99%) Electronic Trading
15 20 (22.99%) Gradle
15 20 (22.99%) C#
16 19 (21.84%) Low Latency
17 18 (20.69%) Code Optimisation
18 16 (18.39%) JDBC
19 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
19 15 (17.24%) StreamBase
20 14 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
20 14 (16.09%) Scala
20 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
20 14 (16.09%) Degree
20 14 (16.09%) Unix
21 13 (14.94%) Oracle

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.15%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.20%) Power BI
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.75%) QlikView
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.15%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (40.23%) JUnit
2 21 (24.14%) Maven
3 20 (22.99%) Gradle
4 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.30%) Grunt
5 2 (2.30%) Protractor
5 2 (2.30%) webpack
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (100.00%) Front Office
2 73 (83.91%) Finance
3 46 (52.87%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.53%) Spring
2 31 (35.63%) J2SE
3 16 (18.39%) JDBC
4 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
5 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.20%) .NET
7 6 (6.90%) HTML
7 6 (6.90%) XSLT
8 5 (5.75%) Rendezvous
8 5 (5.75%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (4.60%) HTML5
9 4 (4.60%) JMS
10 3 (3.45%) Angular 2
10 3 (3.45%) LINQ
10 3 (3.45%) WCF
10 3 (3.45%) Web Services
10 3 (3.45%) WPF
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.30%) Ultra Messaging
12 1 (1.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.64%) Derivative
3 7 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.75%) Exotic Derivative
4 5 (5.75%) Market Risk
5 4 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.45%) Equities
6 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.30%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Unix
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) OOD
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) Mathematics
4 20 (22.99%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (21.84%) Low Latency
6 18 (20.69%) Code Optimisation
7 12 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) Analytics
9 6 (6.90%) Functional Programming
9 6 (6.90%) Physics
9 6 (6.90%) Proprietary Trading
9 6 (6.90%) SDLC
9 6 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.60%) SOA
10 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.60%) Web Development
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.45%) OO
11 3 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Java
2 46 (52.87%) SQL
3 27 (31.03%) C++
4 25 (28.74%) Python
5 20 (22.99%) C#
6 14 (16.09%) Scala
7 8 (9.20%) VBA
8 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) StreamBase
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Sybase
3 8 (9.20%) Tableau
4 5 (5.75%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) ION Trading
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago