Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 205 236
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 -58
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,034 2,133 2,255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.29% 1.70% 1.47%
As % of the General category 6.02% 4.27% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1,889 1,802
Median annual salary £100,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £142,500 £133,750 £120,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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 17,166 49,999 66,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.94% 39.78% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,757 38,098 51,000
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in England

Front Office
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office in England.

Salary trend for Front Office in England

Front Office
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 +28 1,022 £100,000 +11.11% 129
South East +214 2 £102,500 +41.38% 1
North of England +183 2 £49,000 - 1
North West +124 1 £53,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £26,000 - 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 798 (77.18%) Finance
2 628 (60.74%) Python
3 620 (59.96%) Fixed Income
4 573 (55.42%) Hedge funds
5 567 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 531 (51.35%) Asset Management
7 495 (47.87%) Derivative
8 491 (47.49%) Java
9 490 (47.39%) AWS
10 479 (46.32%) Equities
11 463 (44.78%) Web Services
12 414 (40.04%) SQL
13 396 (38.30%) JavaScript
14 390 (37.72%) Software Engineering
15 385 (37.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 370 (35.78%) Investment Management
17 366 (35.40%) React
18 354 (34.24%) AngularJS
19 262 (25.34%) Vue.js
20 232 (22.44%) Banking
21 209 (20.21%) C#
22 181 (17.50%) Investment Banking
23 180 (17.41%) Analytics
24 169 (16.34%) Bloomberg
25 166 (16.05%) .NET
26 162 (15.67%) Azure
27 159 (15.38%) R
28 155 (14.99%) Reference Data
29 154 (14.89%) Fintech
30 144 (13.93%) Markit EDM

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 31 (3.00%) Apache
2 25 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.87%) Confluence
4 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.68%) CMS
5 7 (0.68%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.19%) Luigi
8 1 (0.097%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 43 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 144 (13.93%) Markit EDM
2 100 (9.67%) Eagle PACE
3 74 (7.16%) PolarLake
4 39 (3.77%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.29%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.097%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.097%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.097%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.097%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 490 (47.39%) AWS
2 162 (15.67%) Azure
3 112 (10.83%) Serverless
4 110 (10.64%) Amazon S3
4 110 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
5 105 (10.15%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (8.99%) GCP
7 18 (1.74%) OpenShift
8 13 (1.26%) Office 365
9 12 (1.16%) npm
10 11 (1.06%) Power Platform
11 9 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.77%) SaaS
13 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.29%) Datadog
16 3 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.77%) HTTP
3 7 (0.68%) FIX Connectivity
4 6 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (0.48%) LAN
6 4 (0.39%) SAN
7 3 (0.29%) Firewall
8 2 (0.19%) WAN
9 1 (0.097%) DNS
9 1 (0.097%) Internet
9 1 (0.097%) Network Security
9 1 (0.097%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 63 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 62 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 26 (2.51%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.22%) Apache Ignite
6 23 (2.22%) Big Data
7 21 (2.03%) KDB
8 15 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.26%) Data Lake
10 13 (1.26%) HBase
11 12 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.06%) Power BI
13 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.77%) MySQL
14 8 (0.77%) Tableau
15 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.48%) Redis
16 5 (0.48%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 39 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.74%) Artifactory
3 17 (1.64%) Cypress.io
4 16 (1.55%) JIRA
4 16 (1.55%) Subversion
5 9 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.68%) Maven
7 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket Server
8 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.39%) JMeter
8 4 (0.39%) JUnit
8 4 (0.39%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.29%) GoCD
9 3 (0.29%) NUnit
9 3 (0.29%) Selenium
9 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 798 (77.18%) Finance
2 232 (22.44%) Banking
3 181 (17.50%) Investment Banking
4 131 (12.67%) Back Office
5 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.48%) Advertising
7 4 (0.39%) Marketing
7 4 (0.39%) Retail
8 2 (0.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.097%) Games
9 1 (0.097%) German Language
9 1 (0.097%) International Banking
9 1 (0.097%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 552 (53.38%) Developer
2 266 (25.73%) Software Engineer
3 217 (20.99%) Python Developer
4 208 (20.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 185 (17.89%) Python Engineer
6 171 (16.54%) Analyst
7 151 (14.60%) Python Software Engineer
8 121 (11.70%) AWS Engineer
9 113 (10.93%) Business Analyst
10 111 (10.74%) Financial Analyst
11 109 (10.54%) Architect
12 105 (10.15%) AWS Software Engineer
12 105 (10.15%) Java Developer
13 98 (9.48%) JavaScript Developer
14 92 (8.90%) Front Office Developer
15 80 (7.74%) Finance Business Analyst
16 69 (6.67%) AWS Developer
17 59 (5.71%) Finance Manager
18 58 (5.61%) JavaScript Engineer
19 56 (5.42%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (44.78%) Web Services
2 366 (35.40%) React
3 354 (34.24%) AngularJS
4 262 (25.34%) Vue.js
5 166 (16.05%) .NET
6 105 (10.15%) .NET Core
7 98 (9.48%) Node.js
8 62 (6.00%) ASP.NET
9 56 (5.42%) Pandas
10 48 (4.64%) ASP.NET Core
11 34 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
12 30 (2.90%) NumPy
13 28 (2.71%) Spring
14 27 (2.61%) Redux
14 27 (2.61%) Shiny
15 25 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (2.42%) Kafka
16 24 (2.32%) CSS
17 23 (2.22%) HTML
18 19 (1.84%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 620 (59.96%) Fixed Income
2 573 (55.42%) Hedge funds
3 495 (47.87%) Derivative
4 479 (46.32%) Equities
5 385 (37.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 155 (14.99%) Reference Data
7 63 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
8 53 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (4.06%) Algorithms
10 36 (3.48%) Blog
10 36 (3.48%) Credit Derivative
11 33 (3.19%) Market Risk
12 30 (2.90%) OTC Derivatives
13 24 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (2.22%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.93%) Public Cloud
16 16 (1.55%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.87%) User Experience
18 8 (0.77%) Private Cloud
19 7 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.64%) Linux
2 40 (3.87%) Unix
3 35 (3.38%) Windows
4 11 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.39%) Solaris
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.097%) CentOS
8 1 (0.097%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.097%) Fedora
8 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (51.35%) Asset Management
3 390 (37.72%) Software Engineering
4 370 (35.78%) Investment Management
5 180 (17.41%) Analytics
6 154 (14.89%) Fintech
7 107 (10.35%) Migration
8 99 (9.57%) Computer Science
9 96 (9.28%) Microservices
10 94 (9.09%) Wealth Management
11 81 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (7.83%) Scrum
12 79 (7.64%) Data Management
13 76 (7.35%) Portfolio Management
14 72 (6.96%) Electronic Trading
15 70 (6.77%) Enterprise Data Management
16 69 (6.67%) Mathematics
17 67 (6.48%) Open Source
18 62 (6.00%) TDD
19 60 (5.80%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 628 (60.74%) Python
2 491 (47.49%) Java
3 414 (40.04%) SQL
4 396 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 209 (20.21%) C#
6 159 (15.38%) R
7 118 (11.41%) C++
8 113 (10.93%) Kotlin
9 86 (8.32%) TypeScript
10 44 (4.26%) VBA
11 34 (3.29%) Scala
12 31 (3.00%) MATLAB
13 28 (2.71%) Perl
14 21 (2.03%) Clojure
14 21 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.55%) Ruby
16 12 (1.16%) Java 8
17 10 (0.97%) PHP
18 8 (0.77%) Go
19 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (8.61%) Degree
2 31 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.97%) PhD
4 9 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.19%) ISEB
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.097%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.097%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.097%) MOS
7 1 (0.097%) RHCE
7 1 (0.097%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.097%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) MiFID
3 3 (0.29%) EMIR
4 2 (0.19%) COBIT
4 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (6.00%) Docker
2 12 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.097%) HDFS
6 1 (0.097%) Squid
6 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.77%) Ansible
2 8 (0.77%) Terraform
3 6 (0.58%) Nagios
3 6 (0.58%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.097%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 169 (16.34%) Bloomberg
2 67 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.26%) Reuters
4 42 (4.06%) Charles River
5 41 (3.97%) Calypso
6 39 (3.77%) GoldenSource
6 39 (3.77%) SimCorp
7 37 (3.58%) Google
8 30 (2.90%) FactSet
9 15 (1.45%) Oracle
10 8 (0.77%) Informatica
10 8 (0.77%) ION Trading
11 7 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.58%) Apple
12 6 (0.58%) Cisco
12 6 (0.58%) Murex
13 5 (0.48%) Sybase
14 4 (0.39%) Fidessa
14 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.39%) Sun