Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 982 956 880
Rank change year-on-year -26 -76 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 181 253 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 157 244 355
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £55,750 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £116,750 £105,000 £103,250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -7.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -65 177 £87,500 +25.00% 13
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £27,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £32,000 -
Front Office Developer
UK

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 181 (100.00%) Front Office
2 112 (61.88%) Java
3 93 (51.38%) Finance
4 77 (42.54%) Banking
5 70 (38.67%) C#
6 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (32.60%) Investment Banking
8 58 (32.04%) C++
8 58 (32.04%) Python
9 55 (30.39%) Multithreading
10 53 (29.28%) SQL
11 51 (28.18%) Fixed Income
12 48 (26.52%) Electronic Trading
13 37 (20.44%) Derivative
13 37 (20.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 36 (19.89%) SQL Server
15 31 (17.13%) Low Latency
16 30 (16.57%) Linux
17 26 (14.36%) Equities
17 26 (14.36%) Analytics
18 25 (13.81%) VBA
18 25 (13.81%) .NET
18 25 (13.81%) Oracle
18 25 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
19 24 (13.26%) Degree
19 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
20 23 (12.71%) Mathematics
20 23 (12.71%) Risk Management
21 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
22 18 (9.94%) OO

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (5.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.42%) GemFire
4 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 2 (1.10%) MTS
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Multicast
1 2 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.42%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.87%) KDB
5 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.76%) Big Data
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.10%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.10%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.10%) DB2
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 14 (7.73%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.73%) Maven
2 11 (6.08%) JUnit
3 8 (4.42%) Subversion
4 7 (3.87%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.66%) Gradle
5 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.55%) Mockito
7 1 (0.55%) Moq
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 181 (100.00%) Front Office
2 93 (51.38%) Finance
3 77 (42.54%) Banking
4 59 (32.60%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.97%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.81%) .NET
2 17 (9.39%) Spring
3 15 (8.29%) WPF
3 15 (8.29%) XML
4 12 (6.63%) XSLT
5 10 (5.52%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.52%) HTML
5 10 (5.52%) JMS
5 10 (5.52%) XSD
6 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.97%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.97%) Middleware
6 9 (4.97%) REST
7 6 (3.31%) HTML5
7 6 (3.31%) WCF
8 5 (2.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.76%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (1.66%) J2SE
9 3 (1.66%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.66%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.18%) Fixed Income
2 37 (20.44%) Derivative
2 37 (20.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (14.36%) Equities
4 25 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
6 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (7.18%) Credit Risk
8 7 (3.87%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (3.31%) Market Risk
10 4 (2.21%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.66%) Exotic Derivative
11 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.66%) User Experience
12 2 (1.10%) Fintech
13 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.57%) Linux
2 11 (6.08%) Unix
3 5 (2.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.39%) Multithreading
3 48 (26.52%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (17.13%) Low Latency
5 26 (14.36%) Analytics
6 23 (12.71%) Mathematics
6 23 (12.71%) Risk Management
7 18 (9.94%) OO
8 17 (9.39%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (9.39%) Risk Analytics
9 15 (8.29%) Unit Testing
10 14 (7.73%) RAD
10 14 (7.73%) Scrum
11 12 (6.63%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.63%) Web Development
12 11 (6.08%) Line Management
13 10 (5.52%) Asset Management
14 9 (4.97%) Change Control
14 9 (4.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (61.88%) Java
2 70 (38.67%) C#
3 58 (32.04%) C++
3 58 (32.04%) Python
4 53 (29.28%) SQL
5 25 (13.81%) VBA
6 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.97%) Scala
9 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.31%) Perl
10 3 (1.66%) XAML
11 2 (1.10%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Go
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.10%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) GridGain
1 1 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
1 1 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) Oracle
2 10 (5.52%) Sybase
3 8 (4.42%) ION Trading
4 5 (2.76%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.76%) Murex
4 5 (2.76%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.21%) Tableau
6 3 (1.66%) StreamBase
7 2 (1.10%) Cadence
7 2 (1.10%) eSpeed
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.10%) Reuters
7 2 (1.10%) Solace
7 2 (1.10%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.55%) Calypso
8 1 (0.55%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.55%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Typemock