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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 230 217
Rank change year-on-year -38 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 936 1473 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.51% 1.51%
As % of the General category 2.89% 3.44% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1240 1282
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32365 42828 44580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.43% 43.92% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26299 35132 35427
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 896 £75,000 +7.14% 158
South East +16 18 £37,500 +36.36%
South West +38 12 £45,000 +8.43% 2
North West -14 5 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +1 2 £67,500 +86.20% 1
West Midlands +38 1 £45,000 +73.07%
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1070 (55.87%) Finance
2 663 (34.62%) Banking
3 652 (34.05%) SQL
4 579 (30.23%) Java
5 451 (23.55%) C#
6 373 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
7 361 (18.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 349 (18.22%) Degree
9 341 (17.81%) Investment Banking
10 339 (17.70%) Linux
11 320 (16.71%) Unix
11 320 (16.71%) Derivative
12 285 (14.88%) Fixed Income
13 278 (14.52%) C++
14 277 (14.46%) .NET
15 268 (13.99%) Multithreading
16 259 (13.52%) Python
17 253 (13.21%) Electronic Trading
18 236 (12.32%) Equities
19 233 (12.17%) SQL Server
20 230 (12.01%) Low Latency
21 214 (11.17%) FIX Protocol
22 195 (10.18%) Computer Science
23 187 (9.77%) Back Office
24 186 (9.71%) JavaScript
24 186 (9.71%) Business Analysis
25 180 (9.40%) Investment Management
25 180 (9.40%) SDLC
26 178 (9.30%) Asset Management
27 173 (9.03%) Analytics

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 44 (2.30%) Confluence
2 40 (2.09%) IIS
3 36 (1.88%) Apache
4 28 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 28 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 16 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.73%) JBoss
9 13 (0.68%) Jetty
10 11 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.31%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.26%) Mule
16 4 (0.21%) SAS
17 3 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
17 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 100 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.51%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.52%) MS Project
4 10 (0.52%) Stata
5 9 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (1.83%) thinkFolio
2 21 (1.10%) ION MarketView
3 16 (0.84%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.68%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.42%) Front Arena
6 8 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.26%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.21%) Endur
10 4 (0.21%) Summit
11 3 (0.16%) Kondor
11 3 (0.16%) LatentZero
11 3 (0.16%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.10%) Aareon QL
12 2 (0.10%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.26%) Office 365
3 5 (0.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.16%) GitHub
4 3 (0.16%) PaaS
5 2 (0.10%) G Suite
5 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.052%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.57%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.57%) SAN
3 10 (0.52%) Firewall
3 10 (0.52%) LDAP
3 10 (0.52%) Multicast
3 10 (0.52%) SSL
3 10 (0.52%) VPN
4 5 (0.26%) BGP
4 5 (0.26%) DNS
5 4 (0.21%) IGMP
5 4 (0.21%) MPLS
5 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.16%) PBX
7 2 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.10%) Internet
7 2 (0.10%) LAN
7 2 (0.10%) WAN
7 2 (0.10%) Wireless
8 1 (0.052%) AMQP
8 1 (0.052%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.56%) MySQL
4 47 (2.45%) KDB
5 36 (1.88%) Big Data
5 36 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 31 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.10%) Power BI
10 19 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (0.94%) QlikView
11 18 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.78%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.63%) DB2
15 11 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.52%) Kdb+
17 9 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (5.90%) Maven
2 98 (5.12%) JUnit
3 79 (4.13%) Gradle
4 65 (3.39%) JIRA
5 56 (2.92%) Subversion
6 36 (1.88%) Git (software)
7 28 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 28 (1.46%) Eclipse
8 24 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 23 (1.20%) FishEye
9 23 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 21 (1.10%) Selenium
12 20 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 20 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 19 (0.99%) IntelliJ
14 18 (0.94%) Grunt
15 17 (0.89%) HP UFT
16 16 (0.84%) FitNesse
17 13 (0.68%) FlexUnit
General
1 1070 (55.87%) Finance
2 663 (34.62%) Banking
3 341 (17.81%) Investment Banking
4 187 (9.77%) Back Office
5 54 (2.82%) Advertising
6 46 (2.40%) Corporate Banking
7 37 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 35 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.78%) Retail
10 29 (1.51%) Legal
11 25 (1.31%) Marketing
12 20 (1.04%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.99%) Electronics
14 18 (0.94%) Billing
15 16 (0.84%) Private Banking
15 16 (0.84%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.52%) Games
18 5 (0.26%) French Language
18 5 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 923 (48.20%) Developer
2 470 (24.54%) Analyst
3 396 (20.68%) Java Developer
4 220 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 210 (10.97%) Front Office Developer
6 205 (10.70%) C# Developer
7 166 (8.67%) Senior Developer
8 138 (7.21%) Support Analyst
9 137 (7.15%) Applications Support
10 117 (6.11%) C++ Developer
10 117 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 88 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 76 (3.97%) Project Manager
13 71 (3.71%) .NET Developer
14 61 (3.19%) Java Pricing Developer
14 61 (3.19%) Team Leader
15 58 (3.03%) Architect
16 51 (2.66%) Software Developer
17 49 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
18 48 (2.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (14.46%) .NET
2 214 (11.17%) FIX Protocol
3 159 (8.30%) Spring
4 153 (7.99%) HTML
5 139 (7.26%) XML
6 125 (6.53%) WPF
7 114 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 76 (3.97%) J2SE
9 75 (3.92%) JMS
10 73 (3.81%) JDBC
11 72 (3.76%) ASP.NET
12 68 (3.55%) CSS
12 68 (3.55%) Hibernate
13 67 (3.50%) WCF
14 66 (3.45%) HTML5
15 48 (2.51%) Rendezvous
16 47 (2.45%) Web Services
17 46 (2.40%) Middleware
18 45 (2.35%) TIBCO EMS
19 41 (2.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 361 (18.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 320 (16.71%) Derivative
3 285 (14.88%) Fixed Income
4 236 (12.32%) Equities
5 195 (10.18%) Computer Science
6 168 (8.77%) Hedge funds
7 138 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (3.34%) Algorithms
9 59 (3.08%) Fintech
10 55 (2.87%) Equity Derivative
11 45 (2.35%) Credit Derivative
12 41 (2.14%) Credit Risk
13 40 (2.09%) Data Structures
13 40 (2.09%) Market Risk
14 39 (2.04%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.98%) Client/Server
16 25 (1.31%) Exotic Derivative
17 23 (1.20%) PMI
17 23 (1.20%) Virtual Team
18 22 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 339 (17.70%) Linux
2 320 (16.71%) Unix
3 136 (7.10%) Windows
4 29 (1.51%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.41%) Solaris
6 24 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.52%) CentOS
10 5 (0.26%) Android
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.052%) Debian
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (13.99%) Multithreading
3 253 (13.21%) Electronic Trading
4 230 (12.01%) Low Latency
5 186 (9.71%) Business Analysis
6 180 (9.40%) Investment Management
6 180 (9.40%) SDLC
7 178 (9.30%) Asset Management
8 173 (9.03%) Analytics
9 168 (8.77%) Mathematics
10 154 (8.04%) Risk Management
11 141 (7.36%) OO
11 141 (7.36%) Project Management
12 119 (6.21%) Algorithmic Trading
13 108 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 93 (4.86%) MVC
15 89 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (4.65%) Software Engineering
16 88 (4.60%) Fund Management
16 88 (4.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 652 (34.05%) SQL
2 579 (30.23%) Java
3 451 (23.55%) C#
4 278 (14.52%) C++
5 259 (13.52%) Python
6 186 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 128 (6.68%) VBA
8 118 (6.16%) Perl
9 69 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 54 (2.82%) Scala
11 43 (2.25%) C
12 38 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 35 (1.83%) MATLAB
14 34 (1.78%) R
15 31 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.62%) TypeScript
16 29 (1.51%) VB
17 27 (1.41%) PHP
18 19 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 349 (18.22%) Degree
2 68 (3.55%) PhD
3 39 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.31%) Postgraduate
5 17 (0.89%) PMP
6 13 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.37%) CFA
8 4 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.16%) MCP
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CCAB
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
10 2 (0.10%) MCDST
10 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.84%) QA
2 100 (5.22%) MiFID
3 27 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 26 (1.36%) EMIR
5 22 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.99%) SLA
7 5 (0.26%) Basel III
7 5 (0.26%) FATCA
8 4 (0.21%) PMO
9 3 (0.16%) IFRS
10 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.052%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.052%) COREP
11 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.052%) FINREP
11 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.84%) Docker
3 6 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.26%) NFS
4 5 (0.26%) Samba
5 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.052%) HDFS
6 1 (0.052%) LXC
6 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.25%) Puppet
2 22 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (0.73%) Ansible
4 11 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.37%) Control-M
6 6 (0.31%) SCCM
7 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (0.21%) Endace
9 3 (0.16%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 1 (0.052%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.052%) Kibana
11 1 (0.052%) logstash
11 1 (0.052%) MOM
11 1 (0.052%) Oozie
11 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.052%) Salt
11 1 (0.052%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 164 (8.56%) Oracle
2 114 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 105 (5.48%) TIBCO
4 100 (5.22%) Sybase
5 83 (4.33%) Murex
6 73 (3.81%) Bloomberg
7 46 (2.40%) Charles River
8 42 (2.19%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.57%) SAP
10 26 (1.36%) Citrix
11 25 (1.31%) Tableau
12 19 (0.99%) StreamBase
13 18 (0.94%) Fidessa
13 18 (0.94%) Informatica
14 17 (0.89%) Lotus
15 16 (0.84%) Reuters
15 16 (0.84%) SimCorp
16 15 (0.78%) HP
16 15 (0.78%) IBM
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + plus large bonus (40%) and package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + exceptional bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65 - £100 per annum + Pension, Etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago