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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 234 291 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.55% 4.58% 5.04%
As % of the General category 8.28% 7.64% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 218 259 465
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +31.57%  

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2826 3808 6024
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.91% 59.98% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2483 3461 5017
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the City of London

Front Office
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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Front Office in the City of London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Front Office.

1 291 (61.78%) Finance
2 193 (40.98%) Banking
3 172 (36.52%) Java
4 156 (33.12%) SQL
5 138 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (25.69%) Linux
7 105 (22.29%) Investment Banking
8 99 (21.02%) C++
9 95 (20.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 92 (19.53%) C#
10 92 (19.53%) Python
11 88 (18.68%) Unix
12 77 (16.35%) Low Latency
13 76 (16.14%) SQL Server
14 74 (15.71%) Multithreading
15 70 (14.86%) Degree
16 64 (13.59%) Spring
16 64 (13.59%) Fixed Income
17 60 (12.74%) Derivative
18 59 (12.53%) Maven
19 58 (12.31%) J2SE
19 58 (12.31%) Asset Management
20 55 (11.68%) Mathematics
21 52 (11.04%) .NET
22 51 (10.83%) FIX Protocol
23 49 (10.40%) TIBCO
24 48 (10.19%) JavaScript
24 48 (10.19%) JUnit
25 46 (9.77%) Fintech
26 45 (9.55%) Electronic Trading

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 9 (1.91%) JBoss
2 8 (1.70%) Confluence
3 7 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.06%) Apache
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.42%) GemFire
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.42%) Endur
3 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 1 (0.21%) RMDS
4 1 (0.21%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.64%) Network Security
1 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.42%) DNS
2 2 (0.42%) LDAP
2 2 (0.42%) SAN
2 2 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.21%) Firewall
3 1 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.34%) KDB
7 10 (2.12%) QlikView
8 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.70%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.70%) Power BI
9 8 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.27%) Big Data
10 6 (1.27%) Tick Data
11 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.64%) MS Access
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (12.53%) Maven
2 48 (10.19%) JUnit
3 44 (9.34%) Gradle
4 21 (4.46%) JIRA
5 11 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.70%) FishEye
7 8 (1.70%) FlexUnit
7 8 (1.70%) IntelliJ
8 7 (1.49%) Subversion
9 5 (1.06%) Ant
9 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.85%) MSTest
10 4 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.64%) Grunt
11 3 (0.64%) NSubstitute
11 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 291 (61.78%) Finance
2 193 (40.98%) Banking
3 105 (22.29%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.58%) Advertising
5 29 (6.16%) Back Office
6 12 (2.55%) Legal
7 8 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) International Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Retail
10 3 (0.64%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (51.59%) Developer
2 123 (26.11%) Analyst
2 123 (26.11%) Java Developer
3 87 (18.47%) Front Office Developer
4 61 (12.95%) Business Analyst
5 42 (8.92%) Senior Developer
6 41 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 40 (8.49%) Support Analyst
8 39 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 36 (7.64%) C# Developer
10 35 (7.43%) C++ Developer
11 34 (7.22%) Java Pricing Developer
12 29 (6.16%) Core Java Developer
13 25 (5.31%) Banking Analyst
14 22 (4.67%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (4.25%) Front Office Business Analyst
16 19 (4.03%) Asset Management Analyst
17 18 (3.82%) Junior
18 16 (3.40%) .NET Developer
18 16 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.59%) Spring
2 58 (12.31%) J2SE
3 52 (11.04%) .NET
4 51 (10.83%) FIX Protocol
5 29 (6.16%) WPF
5 29 (6.16%) XML
6 28 (5.94%) AngularJS
7 27 (5.73%) HTML
8 23 (4.88%) Hibernate
9 19 (4.03%) HTML5
10 18 (3.82%) ASP.NET
11 16 (3.40%) JDBC
12 14 (2.97%) TIBCO EMS
13 13 (2.76%) STL
14 12 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 12 (2.55%) Rendezvous
15 11 (2.34%) XSLT
16 10 (2.12%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.12%) JMS
16 10 (2.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 64 (13.59%) Fixed Income
3 60 (12.74%) Derivative
4 46 (9.77%) Fintech
5 40 (8.49%) Computer Science
6 32 (6.79%) Equities
7 23 (4.88%) Hedge funds
7 23 (4.88%) Market Risk
8 18 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.40%) Credit Risk
9 16 (3.40%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (2.76%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.76%) Swaptions
11 12 (2.55%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.06%) Exotic Derivative
12 5 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.85%) AS400
13 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.69%) Linux
2 88 (18.68%) Unix
3 32 (6.79%) Windows
4 7 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.85%) OS/390
5 4 (0.85%) Solaris
6 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.35%) Low Latency
3 74 (15.71%) Multithreading
4 58 (12.31%) Asset Management
5 55 (11.68%) Mathematics
6 45 (9.55%) Electronic Trading
7 42 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (8.92%) SDLC
8 41 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 38 (8.07%) Investment Management
10 36 (7.64%) Business Analysis
10 36 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (7.64%) OOD
11 35 (7.43%) DevOps
12 29 (6.16%) Physics
13 28 (5.94%) Algorithmic Trading
14 27 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (5.52%) Analytics
16 24 (5.10%) Code Optimisation
16 24 (5.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 172 (36.52%) Java
2 156 (33.12%) SQL
3 99 (21.02%) C++
4 92 (19.53%) C#
4 92 (19.53%) Python
5 48 (10.19%) JavaScript
6 36 (7.64%) VBA
7 28 (5.94%) Perl
8 23 (4.88%) Scala
9 20 (4.25%) C
10 12 (2.55%) MATLAB
10 12 (2.55%) R
10 12 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.70%) VB
12 7 (1.49%) F#
13 6 (1.27%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.06%) Lingo
15 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.42%) Haskell
16 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (14.86%) Degree
2 25 (5.31%) PhD
3 24 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.12%) Postgraduate
5 8 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.49%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.64%) PMP
9 2 (0.42%) CCAB
9 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.01%) MiFID
2 15 (3.18%) QA
3 8 (1.70%) EMIR
4 7 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.85%) IFRS
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 2 (0.42%) FATCA
9 1 (0.21%) Basel III
9 1 (0.21%) PMO
9 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.27%) Ansible
3 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (0.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.21%) MOM
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 49 (10.40%) TIBCO
2 37 (7.86%) StreamBase
3 33 (7.01%) Oracle
4 26 (5.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.82%) Sybase
6 12 (2.55%) Murex
7 11 (2.34%) Charles River
8 10 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.91%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.91%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.70%) Adobe
10 8 (1.70%) Fidessa
10 8 (1.70%) InterSystems
10 8 (1.70%) Tableau
11 7 (1.49%) Lotus
12 5 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (1.06%) BMC
12 5 (1.06%) FactSet
12 5 (1.06%) IBM
13 4 (0.85%) VMware
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