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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 69 98
Rank change year-on-year -42 +29 +17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 232 224 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.88% 4.13% 2.95%
As % of the General category 4.52% 6.78% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 210 180 167
10th Percentile £70,000 £64,625 £57,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.11% +15.63%
75th Percentile £112,500 £117,500 £120,000
90th Percentile £126,250 £130,000 £135,000
Central London median annual salary £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +14.06%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,136 3,302 3,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.77% 60.90% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 2,884 3,234
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the City of London

Front Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office in the City of London.

Salary trend for Front Office in the City of London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 132 (56.90%) Java
2 71 (30.60%) Low Latency
3 63 (27.16%) Banking
3 63 (27.16%) Multithreading
4 61 (26.29%) Python
5 60 (25.86%) Fixed Income
6 54 (23.28%) C#
6 54 (23.28%) Performance Tuning
7 53 (22.84%) Finance
8 50 (21.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 48 (20.69%) Microservices
10 45 (19.40%) Derivative
11 43 (18.53%) Electronic Trading
12 39 (16.81%) Linux
13 38 (16.38%) Azure
14 37 (15.95%) CI/CD
15 36 (15.52%) High-Frequency Trading
15 36 (15.52%) Unix
16 35 (15.09%) Agile
16 35 (15.09%) AngularJS
17 32 (13.79%) Investment Banking
18 31 (13.36%) Equities
19 30 (12.93%) Social Skills
20 29 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
21 28 (12.07%) JavaScript
21 28 (12.07%) AWS
21 28 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (11.64%) SQL Server
23 26 (11.21%) TDD
23 26 (11.21%) Spring Boot

Front Office
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 4 (1.72%) Apache
2 2 (0.86%) Camunda
2 2 (0.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Fidessa
2 3 (1.29%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.29%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.86%) Global One
3 2 (0.86%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.86%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.86%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.38%) Azure
2 28 (12.07%) AWS
3 10 (4.31%) GCP
4 6 (2.59%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (2.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.86%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) DNS
1 4 (1.72%) ICMP
1 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.05%) KDB
3 15 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.02%) Tableau
6 6 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.16%) Big Data
7 5 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.72%) Apache Ignite
8 4 (1.72%) MySQL
8 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.29%) Redis
10 2 (0.86%) Power BI
10 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.43%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 23 (9.91%) JIRA
2 18 (7.76%) JUnit
3 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.16%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.72%) GitLab
4 4 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 63 (27.16%) Banking
2 53 (22.84%) Finance
3 32 (13.79%) Investment Banking
4 30 (12.93%) Social Skills
5 17 (7.33%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (5.60%) Back Office
7 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.31%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.45%) Legal
9 5 (2.16%) International Banking
10 4 (1.72%) Marketing
11 3 (1.29%) Japanese Language
11 3 (1.29%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.86%) Advertising
12 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (69.83%) Developer
2 87 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 68 (29.31%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (10.78%) Lead Developer
6 24 (10.34%) Front Office Developer
7 19 (8.19%) Pricing Developer
8 17 (7.33%) Java Pricing Developer
9 14 (6.03%) Analyst
10 11 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Architect
12 8 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
13 6 (2.59%) Business Analyst
13 6 (2.59%) C++ Developer
14 5 (2.16%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.16%) Lead Java Developer
14 5 (2.16%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.09%) AngularJS
2 26 (11.21%) Spring Boot
3 25 (10.78%) React
3 25 (10.78%) REST
4 24 (10.34%) RESTful
5 22 (9.48%) Spring
6 21 (9.05%) .NET
7 20 (8.62%) HTML
7 20 (8.62%) HTML5
8 18 (7.76%) Swing
9 13 (5.60%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (5.17%) Web Services
11 8 (3.45%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.59%) .NET Core
13 5 (2.16%) Jest
13 5 (2.16%) JMS
13 5 (2.16%) Kafka
13 5 (2.16%) NgRx
13 5 (2.16%) RxJS
14 4 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.86%) Fixed Income
2 50 (21.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (19.40%) Derivative
4 31 (13.36%) Equities
5 9 (3.88%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.59%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.16%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.16%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.29%) DTCC
10 2 (0.86%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.86%) User Experience
10 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.81%) Linux
2 36 (15.52%) Unix
3 15 (6.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.60%) Low Latency
2 63 (27.16%) Multithreading
3 54 (23.28%) Performance Tuning
4 48 (20.69%) Microservices
5 43 (18.53%) Electronic Trading
6 37 (15.95%) CI/CD
7 36 (15.52%) High-Frequency Trading
8 35 (15.09%) Agile
9 29 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
10 28 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (11.21%) TDD
12 24 (10.34%) IT Strategy
12 24 (10.34%) Product Backlog
12 24 (10.34%) Product Roadmap
13 21 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (8.62%) Concurrent Programming
15 19 (8.19%) Multithreaded Programming
16 18 (7.76%) Unit Testing
17 16 (6.90%) Order Management
17 16 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 132 (56.90%) Java
2 61 (26.29%) Python
3 54 (23.28%) C#
4 28 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.34%) SQL
6 18 (7.76%) Scala
7 6 (2.59%) C++
8 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.72%) Perl
10 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.86%) Bash
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.33%) Degree
2 8 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.43%) CBAP
4 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.91%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.45%) Charles River
4 7 (3.02%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.72%) Reuters
6 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.29%) GoldenSource
6 3 (1.29%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.29%) Murex
7 2 (0.86%) BMC
7 2 (0.86%) SAP
7 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.86%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.86%) Solace
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.43%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.43%) VMware