Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 232 287
Rank change year-on-year -47 +55 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 41 114 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.03% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 114 115
City of London median annual salary £97,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.48% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £93,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +34.48% -3.33% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 41 (100.00%) Front Office
2 30 (73.17%) Finance
3 28 (68.29%) Java
4 18 (43.90%) C++
5 16 (39.02%) Banking
6 14 (34.15%) Linux
6 14 (34.15%) Python
6 14 (34.15%) Multithreading
7 12 (29.27%) Spring
8 11 (26.83%) Fixed Income
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.51%) C#
11 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
11 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
12 7 (17.07%) GemFire
12 7 (17.07%) Performance Optimisation
12 7 (17.07%) Derivative
12 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 7 (17.07%) JMS
12 7 (17.07%) Maven
13 6 (14.63%) Oracle
13 6 (14.63%) SOA
13 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
13 6 (14.63%) Market Risk
13 6 (14.63%) REST
13 6 (14.63%) Electronic Trading

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 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
2 7 (17.07%) GemFire
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Gradle
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 41 (100.00%) Front Office
2 30 (73.17%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Spring
2 7 (17.07%) JMS
3 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.63%) REST
4 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) J2SE
7 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) STL
7 2 (4.88%) XSLT
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) Drools
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) JMX
8 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (26.83%) Fixed Income
2 7 (17.07%) Derivative
3 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
3 6 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (14.63%) Market Risk
4 5 (12.20%) Equities
4 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.88%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Multithreading
2 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (14.63%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
7 4 (9.76%) Physics
8 3 (7.32%) Code Optimisation
8 3 (7.32%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Market Making
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) Proprietary Trading
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.88%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (4.88%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) C++
3 14 (34.15%) Python
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) Scala
7 3 (7.32%) VBA
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) StreamBase
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.44%) Solace