Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 261 190
Rank change year-on-year +74 -71 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3149 2439 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.91% 1.32% 1.80%
As % of the General category 4.42% 3.05% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2111 3048
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £103,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 71243 80001 90578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.15% 43.23% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52846 66482 72642
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24 August 2017.

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 24 August 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 +35 3051 £77,500 +6.90% 155
South East +80 45 £45,000 +38.46%
South West +34 27 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Midlands +37 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -24 9 £36,000 -0.69% 2
North of England -17 7 £45,000 -25.00%
North West -28 7 £45,000 +73.08%
West Midlands +32 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +15 3 £41,000 -6.82%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 England region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 2188 (69.48%) Finance
2 1824 (57.92%) Banking
3 1559 (49.51%) Investment Banking
4 1367 (43.41%) Asset Management
5 1123 (35.66%) Java
6 1099 (34.90%) Wealth Management
7 1076 (34.17%) Retail
8 1045 (33.19%) Retail Banking
9 877 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
10 814 (25.85%) SQL
11 805 (25.56%) Derivative
12 763 (24.23%) C#
13 731 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 624 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
15 562 (17.85%) SDLC
16 486 (15.43%) Multithreading
17 485 (15.40%) Equities
18 480 (15.24%) Risk Management
19 472 (14.99%) Python
20 455 (14.45%) Unix
21 453 (14.39%) Low Latency
22 440 (13.97%) Oracle
23 429 (13.62%) Fixed Income
24 411 (13.05%) SQL Server
25 409 (12.99%) C++
26 404 (12.83%) Degree
27 399 (12.67%) Analytics
28 384 (12.19%) Linux
29 371 (11.78%) OO
30 351 (11.15%) Business Analysis

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 73 (2.32%) Apache
2 68 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 57 (1.81%) Confluence
4 55 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 53 (1.68%) SAS
6 37 (1.17%) DataSynapse
7 35 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (1.08%) IIS
9 23 (0.73%) IBM Notes
10 18 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.35%) JBoss
12 10 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.22%) CMS
14 7 (0.22%) GemFire
14 7 (0.22%) Mule
15 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 195 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 82 (2.60%) thinkFolio
2 78 (2.48%) ION MarketView
3 41 (1.30%) Markit EDM
4 30 (0.95%) Endur
5 14 (0.44%) Bloomberg AIM
6 13 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
7 11 (0.35%) LatentZero
8 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 7 (0.22%) Minerva
9 7 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.16%) Unica
11 4 (0.13%) Eikon
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Sage CRM
11 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.095%) MIS ActiveH
12 3 (0.095%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (0.83%) SaaS
3 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.32%) Office 365
5 7 (0.22%) GitHub
6 5 (0.16%) IaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Silverpop
7 3 (0.095%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.095%) G Suite
7 3 (0.095%) PaaS
8 2 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.064%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.064%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.064%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.032%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.21%) Firewall
2 23 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
4 11 (0.35%) DNS
5 9 (0.29%) DHCP
6 7 (0.22%) LAN
6 7 (0.22%) WAN
7 6 (0.19%) SAN
8 5 (0.16%) NAS
8 5 (0.16%) VPN
9 4 (0.13%) PBX
10 3 (0.095%) Network Security
11 2 (0.064%) Internet
12 1 (0.032%) AMQP
12 1 (0.032%) DSL
12 1 (0.032%) HTTP
12 1 (0.032%) Intranet
12 1 (0.032%) LDAP
12 1 (0.032%) SMTP
12 1 (0.032%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 211 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 155 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 143 (4.54%) Big Data
5 120 (3.81%) RDBMS
6 118 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 72 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 61 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 52 (1.65%) MySQL
12 51 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 50 (1.59%) KDB
14 49 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (1.49%) Power BI
16 45 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 41 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 38 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (1.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 131 (4.16%) Subversion
2 106 (3.37%) Maven
3 101 (3.21%) JIRA
4 82 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 80 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 79 (2.51%) Git (software)
7 62 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 56 (1.78%) JUnit
9 37 (1.17%) GCC
10 32 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 30 (0.95%) Gradle
12 23 (0.73%) JBehave
13 20 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.35%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.35%) Selenium
16 10 (0.32%) Ant
16 10 (0.32%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.32%) HP UFT
General
1 2188 (69.48%) Finance
2 1824 (57.92%) Banking
3 1559 (49.51%) Investment Banking
4 1076 (34.17%) Retail
5 1045 (33.19%) Retail Banking
6 210 (6.67%) Back Office
7 189 (6.00%) Financial Institution
8 49 (1.56%) Marketing
9 40 (1.27%) Advertising
10 38 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
11 36 (1.14%) Legal
11 36 (1.14%) Private Banking
12 17 (0.54%) German Language
13 16 (0.51%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.35%) International Banking
15 10 (0.32%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.25%) Games
16 8 (0.25%) Publishing
17 7 (0.22%) Electronics
17 7 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1323 (42.01%) Developer
2 680 (21.59%) Analyst
3 502 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 416 (13.21%) Business Analyst
5 271 (8.61%) Software Engineer
6 263 (8.35%) Senior Developer
7 249 (7.91%) C# Developer
8 222 (7.05%) Support Analyst
9 214 (6.80%) Front Office Developer
10 202 (6.41%) Applications Support
11 165 (5.24%) C++ Developer
12 135 (4.29%) Project Manager
13 107 (3.40%) Applications Support Analyst
14 104 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
15 97 (3.08%) IT Support
16 94 (2.99%) .NET Developer
17 91 (2.89%) Python Developer
18 84 (2.67%) IT Analyst
18 84 (2.67%) Tools Developer
19 81 (2.57%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (10.42%) .NET
2 260 (8.26%) FIX Protocol
3 190 (6.03%) HTML
4 149 (4.73%) Spring
5 142 (4.51%) XML
6 122 (3.87%) WPF
7 115 (3.65%) REST
8 108 (3.43%) AngularJS
9 98 (3.11%) Hibernate
10 87 (2.76%) ASP.NET
11 83 (2.64%) Web Services
12 79 (2.51%) HTML5
12 79 (2.51%) Middleware
13 74 (2.35%) .NET Framework
14 67 (2.13%) Kafka
15 65 (2.06%) CSS
16 61 (1.94%) Entity Framework
17 51 (1.62%) React
18 49 (1.56%) Swing
19 45 (1.43%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 805 (25.56%) Derivative
2 731 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 624 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
4 485 (15.40%) Equities
5 429 (13.62%) Fixed Income
6 277 (8.80%) Equity Derivative
7 207 (6.57%) Computer Science
8 130 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
9 128 (4.06%) Hedge funds
10 125 (3.97%) Market Risk
11 123 (3.91%) Credit Risk
12 78 (2.48%) Algorithms
13 75 (2.38%) Management Information System
14 74 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
15 63 (2.00%) Fintech
16 61 (1.94%) Exotic Derivative
17 59 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
18 48 (1.52%) Data Structures
19 38 (1.21%) User Experience
20 29 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 455 (14.45%) Unix
2 384 (12.19%) Linux
3 249 (7.91%) Windows
4 32 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 22 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 16 (0.51%) Solaris
7 15 (0.48%) OS/390
8 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.32%) Android
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.13%) CentOS
15 3 (0.095%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.032%) Debian
16 1 (0.032%) Fedora
16 1 (0.032%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.032%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1367 (43.41%) Asset Management
2 1099 (34.90%) Wealth Management
3 877 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
4 562 (17.85%) SDLC
5 486 (15.43%) Multithreading
6 480 (15.24%) Risk Management
7 453 (14.39%) Low Latency
8 399 (12.67%) Analytics
9 371 (11.78%) OO
10 351 (11.15%) Business Analysis
11 349 (11.08%) Software Engineering
12 300 (9.53%) Project Management
13 246 (7.81%) Electronic Trading
14 242 (7.68%) OOD
15 228 (7.24%) Investment Management
16 216 (6.86%) BDD
17 211 (6.70%) Test Automation
18 185 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 174 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
20 173 (5.49%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1123 (35.66%) Java
2 814 (25.85%) SQL
3 763 (24.23%) C#
4 472 (14.99%) Python
5 409 (12.99%) C++
6 263 (8.35%) JavaScript
7 198 (6.29%) VBA
8 129 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 105 (3.33%) Perl
10 84 (2.67%) R
11 74 (2.35%) MATLAB
12 61 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 59 (1.87%) Scala
14 55 (1.75%) VB
15 50 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.11%) C
16 35 (1.11%) VBScript
17 24 (0.76%) PowerShell
18 23 (0.73%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 404 (12.83%) Degree
2 67 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (1.62%) PhD
4 30 (0.95%) Master's Degree
5 23 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 17 (0.54%) CFA
7 17 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 14 (0.44%) PMP
9 13 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.19%) CIMA
11 6 (0.19%) ISEB
11 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.095%) CCNA
14 3 (0.095%) CISA
14 3 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.095%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (8.92%) QA
2 102 (3.24%) MiFID
3 41 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.73%) EMIR
6 18 (0.57%) SLA
7 11 (0.35%) AIFMD
8 9 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.22%) UCITS
10 6 (0.19%) IFRS
11 3 (0.095%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.095%) PMO
12 2 (0.064%) Basel III
System Software
1 20 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 20 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 17 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.25%) HDFS
4 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.095%) Docker
5 3 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.095%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.064%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.064%) vSphere
7 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.032%) XenApp
7 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (1.08%) PowerBroker
2 22 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
3 15 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 15 (0.48%) Tivoli NetView
4 13 (0.41%) Ansible
5 9 (0.29%) Puppet
6 7 (0.22%) Control-M
7 6 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.19%) SCCM
8 5 (0.16%) Graphite
9 2 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.064%) Kibana
9 2 (0.064%) logstash
9 2 (0.064%) Mesos
9 2 (0.064%) Salt
9 2 (0.064%) SCOM
9 2 (0.064%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.064%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.064%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 440 (13.97%) Oracle
2 231 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 129 (4.10%) Sybase
4 121 (3.84%) ION Trading
5 105 (3.33%) Charles River
6 100 (3.18%) Bloomberg
7 75 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 74 (2.35%) Murex
9 59 (1.87%) Sun
10 38 (1.21%) Reuters
10 38 (1.21%) SAP
11 36 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
12 35 (1.11%) StreamBase
13 30 (0.95%) OpenLink
14 27 (0.86%) Citrix
14 27 (0.86%) Fidessa
15 24 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.76%) Informatica
16 23 (0.73%) Lotus
17 21 (0.67%) IBM