Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 276 188
Rank change year-on-year +70 -88 +6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 2,789 2,012 3,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.21% 1.83%
As % of the General category 3.99% 2.85% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,727 1,679 2,898
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £110,000 £106,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 69,967 70,693 87,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 42.43% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 53,275 57,743 71,135
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in England

Front Office
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Front Office in England

Front Office
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office in England

Front Office
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 +32 2,690 £75,000 - 283
South East +42 42 £80,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands +29 23 £38,500 - 3
North of England +12 18 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North West 0 18 £60,000 +50.00% 2
South West +14 15 £51,500 +58.46% 1
West Midlands +14 12 £37,500 -
East Midlands +23 11 £50,000 - 3
East of England -11 3 £32,500 -40.91% 2
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1,788 (64.11%) Finance
2 1,342 (48.12%) Banking
3 1,098 (39.37%) Investment Banking
4 1,047 (37.54%) Java
5 947 (33.95%) Asset Management
6 913 (32.74%) SQL
7 737 (26.43%) Wealth Management
8 723 (25.92%) Retail Banking
9 714 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
10 604 (21.66%) Derivative
11 595 (21.33%) C#
12 567 (20.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 559 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
14 506 (18.14%) Equities
15 479 (17.17%) Unix
16 445 (15.96%) Fixed Income
17 439 (15.74%) Degree
18 424 (15.20%) Oracle
19 419 (15.02%) Python
20 418 (14.99%) SDLC
21 387 (13.88%) Multithreading
22 360 (12.91%) Low Latency
23 359 (12.87%) Linux
24 344 (12.33%) Risk Management
25 312 (11.19%) JavaScript
26 306 (10.97%) OO
27 300 (10.76%) Business Analysis
28 296 (10.61%) .NET
29 294 (10.54%) C++
29 294 (10.54%) Computer Science

Front Office
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 71 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 69 (2.47%) Apache
3 53 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 49 (1.76%) Confluence
5 43 (1.54%) IIS
6 41 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.25%) DataSynapse
9 18 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
10 17 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 17 (0.61%) SAS
11 14 (0.50%) JBoss
12 10 (0.36%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.25%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.14%) SugarCRM
15 4 (0.14%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.11%) GemFire
Applications
1 99 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.11%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 77 (2.76%) ION MarketView
2 65 (2.33%) thinkFolio
3 23 (0.82%) Bloomberg AIM
4 13 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.36%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.32%) Endur
7 8 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (0.29%) Eikon
8 6 (0.22%) Summit
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
9 4 (0.14%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.14%) Workfront
10 3 (0.11%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.86%) SaaS
2 39 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.86%) Office 365
4 18 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.18%) GitHub
7 5 (0.18%) npm
8 4 (0.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.072%) PaaS
10 2 (0.072%) Yarn
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.036%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.036%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.036%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.54%) Firewall
2 22 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
3 16 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.47%) DNS
5 12 (0.43%) LAN
5 12 (0.43%) WAN
6 11 (0.39%) DHCP
7 10 (0.36%) SAN
8 7 (0.25%) HTTP
8 7 (0.25%) Network Security
9 6 (0.22%) NAS
9 6 (0.22%) Wireless
10 2 (0.072%) Internet
10 2 (0.072%) Intranet
10 2 (0.072%) Multicast
10 2 (0.072%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.072%) SS7
10 2 (0.072%) SSH
10 2 (0.072%) VoIP
10 2 (0.072%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 166 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 154 (5.52%) Big Data
4 121 (4.34%) Hadoop
5 87 (3.12%) Oracle Database
6 83 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 78 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 60 (2.15%) KDB
9 55 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 37 (1.33%) MySQL
11 37 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 37 (1.33%) Power BI
11 37 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (1.22%) Hazelcast
13 34 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 33 (1.18%) Blockchain
14 33 (1.18%) Star Schema
15 32 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 138 (4.95%) Subversion
2 128 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 99 (3.55%) JIRA
4 77 (2.76%) TeamCity
5 74 (2.65%) Maven
6 57 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 50 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 34 (1.22%) GCC
9 30 (1.08%) Gradle
10 26 (0.93%) JUnit
11 22 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.68%) JBehave
13 17 (0.61%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (0.43%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.25%) gulp
17 6 (0.22%) Mockito
17 6 (0.22%) NUnit
17 6 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 1,788 (64.11%) Finance
2 1,342 (48.12%) Banking
3 1,098 (39.37%) Investment Banking
4 723 (25.92%) Retail Banking
5 166 (5.95%) Back Office
6 141 (5.06%) Financial Institution
7 57 (2.04%) Advertising
8 53 (1.90%) Marketing
9 51 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
10 49 (1.76%) Private Banking
11 38 (1.36%) Legal
12 36 (1.29%) German Language
13 33 (1.18%) Retail
14 17 (0.61%) Games
14 17 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.36%) French Language
15 10 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.18%) International Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Local Government
17 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,162 (41.66%) Developer
2 638 (22.88%) Analyst
3 467 (16.74%) Java Developer
4 410 (14.70%) Business Analyst
5 259 (9.29%) Applications Support
6 237 (8.50%) Senior Developer
7 207 (7.42%) Support Analyst
8 188 (6.74%) Software Engineer
9 185 (6.63%) Front Office Developer
10 180 (6.45%) C# Developer
11 113 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
12 96 (3.44%) Banking Analyst
13 95 (3.41%) Python Developer
13 95 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
14 91 (3.26%) C++ Developer
15 90 (3.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 87 (3.12%) IT Support
17 85 (3.05%) .NET Developer
17 85 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
18 78 (2.80%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (10.61%) .NET
2 219 (7.85%) FIX Protocol
3 188 (6.74%) HTML
4 127 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 127 (4.55%) WPF
5 115 (4.12%) REST
6 112 (4.02%) XML
7 98 (3.51%) HTML5
8 93 (3.33%) Kafka
9 88 (3.16%) Spring
10 87 (3.12%) ASP.NET
11 78 (2.80%) React
12 76 (2.72%) Hibernate
13 71 (2.55%) Web Services
14 68 (2.44%) WCF
15 62 (2.22%) CSS
16 60 (2.15%) Middleware
17 57 (2.04%) SOAP
18 47 (1.69%) .NET Framework
19 37 (1.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 604 (21.66%) Derivative
2 567 (20.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 559 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
4 506 (18.14%) Equities
5 445 (15.96%) Fixed Income
6 294 (10.54%) Computer Science
7 179 (6.42%) Equity Derivative
8 148 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
9 118 (4.23%) Hedge funds
10 113 (4.05%) Algorithms
11 112 (4.02%) Credit Risk
12 86 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
13 84 (3.01%) Market Risk
14 70 (2.51%) Fintech
15 64 (2.29%) Data Structures
16 57 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
16 57 (2.04%) User Experience
17 51 (1.83%) Management Information System
18 50 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
19 46 (1.65%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 479 (17.17%) Unix
2 359 (12.87%) Linux
3 240 (8.61%) Windows
4 41 (1.47%) Solaris
5 27 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.25%) OS/390
10 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.072%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.072%) HPUX
12 2 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.072%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.036%) Android
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.036%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (33.95%) Asset Management
2 737 (26.43%) Wealth Management
3 714 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 418 (14.99%) SDLC
5 387 (13.88%) Multithreading
6 360 (12.91%) Low Latency
7 344 (12.33%) Risk Management
8 306 (10.97%) OO
9 300 (10.76%) Business Analysis
10 280 (10.04%) Electronic Trading
11 248 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 243 (8.71%) Project Management
13 240 (8.61%) Mathematics
14 220 (7.89%) Analytics
15 211 (7.57%) Test Automation
16 188 (6.74%) Investment Management
17 172 (6.17%) TDD
18 170 (6.10%) OOD
19 168 (6.02%) BDD
20 161 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,047 (37.54%) Java
2 913 (32.74%) SQL
3 595 (21.33%) C#
4 419 (15.02%) Python
5 312 (11.19%) JavaScript
6 294 (10.54%) C++
7 121 (4.34%) Perl
8 118 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 111 (3.98%) VBA
10 71 (2.55%) VB
11 69 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 62 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 61 (2.19%) Scala
14 60 (2.15%) MATLAB
14 60 (2.15%) R
15 51 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.72%) C
17 44 (1.58%) T-SQL
18 37 (1.33%) TypeScript
19 34 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 439 (15.74%) Degree
2 59 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.22%) PhD
4 29 (1.04%) Master's Degree
5 24 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.65%) CFA
8 17 (0.61%) MCSE
9 12 (0.43%) CIMA
9 12 (0.43%) CISA
9 12 (0.43%) CISM
9 12 (0.43%) CISSP
10 11 (0.39%) MCP
11 9 (0.32%) CRISC
11 9 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.22%) SSCP
13 4 (0.14%) CCNA
13 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (10.11%) QA
2 60 (2.15%) MiFID
3 41 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 28 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 28 (1.00%) SLA
5 27 (0.97%) EMIR
6 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.25%) GDPR
8 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.18%) PMO
10 4 (0.14%) FATCA
10 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.072%) Basel III
13 1 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.036%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.036%) IFRS
System Software
1 24 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.65%) Docker
3 13 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.32%) HDFS
6 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.14%) GridGain
8 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.036%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.036%) XenApp
10 1 (0.036%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (1.11%) PowerBroker
2 22 (0.79%) Control-M
3 16 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.50%) SCCM
5 7 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.25%) Mesos
5 7 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.25%) Tivoli NetView
6 4 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.14%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.036%) Ansible
8 1 (0.036%) Graphite
8 1 (0.036%) Kibana
8 1 (0.036%) Nagios
8 1 (0.036%) Netcool
8 1 (0.036%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 424 (15.20%) Oracle
2 180 (6.45%) Sybase
3 172 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 110 (3.94%) ION Trading
5 109 (3.91%) Charles River
6 107 (3.84%) Bloomberg
7 82 (2.94%) Murex
8 65 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 46 (1.65%) Fidessa
10 34 (1.22%) Reuters
11 33 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
12 29 (1.04%) Citrix
13 27 (0.97%) Calypso
13 27 (0.97%) Informatica
14 25 (0.90%) Cadence
15 24 (0.86%) Sun
16 16 (0.57%) StreamBase
17 15 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.54%) Solace
18 14 (0.50%) VMware