Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 185 262
Rank change year-on-year -41 +77 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,380 1,477 1,762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.91% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.81% 3.51% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,193 1,343 1,517
10th Percentile £55,000 £63,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £102,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.32% +32.26% -3.13%
75th Percentile £120,000 £126,250 £105,000
90th Percentile £135,000 £142,500 £120,000
UK median annual salary £95,000 £102,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% +32.26% -3.13%

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 49,113 42,101 75,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.76% 54.56% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33,238 32,932 57,699
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 -29 1,361 £95,000 -7.32% 113
North of England -26 9 £35,000 -3.45% 2
North West - 8 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands -29 4 £45,500 +44.44% 1
Midlands -32 4 £45,500 +44.44% 1
South East -8 3 £83,750 +157.69%
East of England - 3 £62,500 - 2
Yorkshire -42 1 - -
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 927 (67.17%) Finance
2 657 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (39.57%) Python
4 533 (38.62%) JavaScript
4 533 (38.62%) Equities
5 517 (37.46%) Asset Management
6 516 (37.39%) Software Engineering
7 507 (36.74%) Derivative
8 488 (35.36%) Java
8 488 (35.36%) React
9 466 (33.77%) Fixed Income
10 465 (33.70%) Investment Management
11 455 (32.97%) AWS
12 410 (29.71%) Hedge funds
13 399 (28.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 352 (25.51%) C#
15 315 (22.83%) Web Services
16 296 (21.45%) SQL
17 289 (20.94%) Banking
18 279 (20.22%) Analytics
19 264 (19.13%) AngularJS
20 247 (17.90%) .NET
21 225 (16.30%) Azure
22 222 (16.09%) TypeScript
23 202 (14.64%) Docker
23 202 (14.64%) Node.js
24 182 (13.19%) Vue.js
25 180 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
25 180 (13.04%) Investment Banking
26 179 (12.97%) Social Skills

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 78 (5.65%) Apache Spark
2 56 (4.06%) Apache
3 16 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (0.36%) Confluence
5 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.22%) GemFire
7 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.14%) IIS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.072%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.072%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.072%) MTS
8 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.072%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.29%) MadCap Flare
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.072%) InVision
7 1 (0.072%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
3 9 (0.65%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.36%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.29%) Advent Moxy
5 4 (0.29%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.072%) Actimize
7 1 (0.072%) Endur
7 1 (0.072%) Kondor
7 1 (0.072%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.072%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.072%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 455 (32.97%) AWS
2 225 (16.30%) Azure
3 171 (12.39%) GCP
4 142 (10.29%) Amazon S3
5 141 (10.22%) Serverless
6 139 (10.07%) AWS Lambda
7 84 (6.09%) Amazon SQS
7 84 (6.09%) AWS Step Functions
8 55 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (2.61%) OpenShift
10 27 (1.96%) Power Platform
11 20 (1.45%) SaaS
12 14 (1.01%) Azure Service Bus
13 11 (0.80%) Snowflake
14 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.29%) npm
16 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.22%) GitHub
17 2 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
18 1 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (0.51%) Multicast
3 5 (0.36%) DHCP
3 5 (0.36%) DNS
3 5 (0.36%) FTP
3 5 (0.36%) HTTP
4 4 (0.29%) AMQP
4 4 (0.29%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.29%) InfiniBand
4 4 (0.29%) WebEx
5 3 (0.22%) Firewall
5 3 (0.22%) LAN
6 2 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.072%) Internet
7 1 (0.072%) PBX
7 1 (0.072%) SAN
7 1 (0.072%) Skype
7 1 (0.072%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 84 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
3 80 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 53 (3.84%) Apache Ignite
4 53 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 52 (3.77%) KDB
6 27 (1.96%) Power BI
7 26 (1.88%) Flink
8 21 (1.52%) Data Mart
8 21 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.45%) Big Data
9 20 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.72%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.65%) Kdb+
14 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.88%) JIRA
3 25 (1.81%) Maven
4 18 (1.30%) Subversion
5 16 (1.16%) Artifactory
6 14 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 13 (0.94%) SonarQube
8 10 (0.72%) JUnit
9 9 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.36%) GitLab
11 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.29%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.29%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.29%) webpack
13 3 (0.22%) gulp
14 2 (0.14%) Mockito
14 2 (0.14%) Moq
General
1 927 (67.17%) Finance
2 289 (20.94%) Banking
3 180 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 179 (12.97%) Social Skills
5 56 (4.06%) Back Office
6 54 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (3.04%) Retail
8 24 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.09%) Private Banking
10 13 (0.94%) Legal
11 11 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
12 9 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (0.51%) Marketing
14 5 (0.36%) Advertising
15 4 (0.29%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.14%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.14%) Telecoms
17 1 (0.072%) Automotive
17 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 902 (65.36%) Developer
2 228 (16.52%) Software Engineer
3 204 (14.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 201 (14.57%) Analyst
5 197 (14.28%) React Developer
6 177 (12.83%) Java Developer
7 174 (12.61%) Front Office Developer
7 174 (12.61%) Python Developer
8 156 (11.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 154 (11.16%) AWS Developer
10 129 (9.35%) .NET Developer
11 111 (8.04%) Business Analyst
12 103 (7.46%) .NET Software Engineer
13 102 (7.39%) .NET Software Developer
14 84 (6.09%) AWS Engineer
15 83 (6.01%) JavaScript Engineer
16 79 (5.72%) Applications Support
17 77 (5.58%) AWS Software Engineer
18 74 (5.36%) Senior Developer
19 70 (5.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (35.36%) React
2 315 (22.83%) Web Services
3 264 (19.13%) AngularJS
4 247 (17.90%) .NET
5 202 (14.64%) Node.js
6 182 (13.19%) Vue.js
7 120 (8.70%) .NET Core
8 95 (6.88%) Kafka
9 83 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 82 (5.94%) ASP.NET
11 78 (5.65%) ASP.NET Core
12 73 (5.29%) Material-UI
13 70 (5.07%) FIX Protocol
14 65 (4.71%) Spring
15 51 (3.70%) HTML
16 46 (3.33%) GraphQL
17 44 (3.19%) Shiny
18 40 (2.90%) Middleware
19 36 (2.61%) React Native
20 31 (2.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 533 (38.62%) Equities
2 507 (36.74%) Derivative
3 466 (33.77%) Fixed Income
4 410 (29.71%) Hedge funds
5 399 (28.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 180 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
7 106 (7.68%) Market Risk
8 89 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
9 55 (3.99%) Credit Risk
10 43 (3.12%) Data Structures
11 41 (2.97%) Algorithms
12 36 (2.61%) Social Media
13 20 (1.45%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
14 18 (1.30%) User Experience
15 15 (1.09%) Exotic Derivative
15 15 (1.09%) Reference Data
16 13 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
17 10 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (7.25%) Linux
2 74 (5.36%) Unix
3 55 (3.99%) Windows
4 13 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.51%) Solaris
8 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Android
10 1 (0.072%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (37.46%) Asset Management
3 516 (37.39%) Software Engineering
4 465 (33.70%) Investment Management
5 279 (20.22%) Analytics
6 142 (10.29%) Fintech
7 139 (10.07%) Microservices
8 136 (9.86%) Migration
9 121 (8.77%) Low Latency
10 119 (8.62%) Multithreading
11 101 (7.32%) TDD
12 88 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
13 85 (6.16%) SDLC
14 84 (6.09%) Business Analysis
15 83 (6.01%) Risk Management
16 67 (4.86%) Data Analytics
16 67 (4.86%) DevOps
17 65 (4.71%) Machine Learning
18 58 (4.20%) Problem-Solving
19 56 (4.06%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 546 (39.57%) Python
2 533 (38.62%) JavaScript
3 488 (35.36%) Java
4 352 (25.51%) C#
5 296 (21.45%) SQL
6 222 (16.09%) TypeScript
7 140 (10.14%) C++
8 132 (9.57%) Scala
9 106 (7.68%) Kotlin
10 65 (4.71%) R
11 53 (3.84%) Clojure
12 37 (2.68%) Java 8
13 34 (2.46%) Perl
14 32 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 29 (2.10%) VBA
16 15 (1.09%) F#
16 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.87%) ES6
18 11 (0.80%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (3.77%) Degree
2 14 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.65%) PhD
4 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.072%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.32%) MiFID
2 29 (2.10%) QA
3 4 (0.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.22%) EMIR
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
5 2 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.072%) Basel III
6 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) ITGC
System Software
1 202 (14.64%) Docker
2 13 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.072%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (10.51%) Kubernetes
2 90 (6.52%) Terraform
3 8 (0.58%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.072%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.072%) Oozie
5 1 (0.072%) Puppet
5 1 (0.072%) Rancher
5 1 (0.072%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 72 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.28%) Oracle
3 46 (3.33%) Murex
4 43 (3.12%) Bloomberg
5 36 (2.61%) Charles River
6 15 (1.09%) Google
7 13 (0.94%) ION Trading
7 13 (0.94%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.87%) Greenplum
8 12 (0.87%) Solace
9 11 (0.80%) Sophis
10 10 (0.72%) Sybase
10 10 (0.72%) Tradeweb
11 9 (0.65%) Fidessa
11 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.51%) Calypso
12 7 (0.51%) Reuters
13 6 (0.43%) Refinitiv
13 6 (0.43%) Sencha
13 6 (0.43%) VMware