Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 273 172 189
Rank change year-on-year -101 +17 +77
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,453 1,184 2,230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.29% 2.02% 1.92%
As % of the General category 2.18% 3.93% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 1,077 1,994
10th Percentile £59,250 £52,500 £55,000
25th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £92,500 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +29.03%
75th Percentile £125,000 £117,500 £126,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £135,000 £143,750
UK median annual salary £100,000 £90,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +29.03%

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 66,739 30,091 64,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.18% 51.46% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41,557 24,076 49,921
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £54,486
% change year-on-year +8.18% +0.94% +3.78%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -68 1,406 £105,000 +13.51% 214
West Midlands -63 12 £47,500 +31.94%
Midlands -98 12 £47,500 +31.94% 1
South East -104 9 £85,000 -17.07% 3
South West - 9 £80,000 - 1
North of England -119 7 £50,000 +2.04% 5
North West -85 6 £50,000 -5.66% 1
East of England -95 5 £44,500 +71.15% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 1,031 (70.96%) Finance
2 722 (49.69%) Software Engineering
3 685 (47.14%) Python
4 667 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
5 664 (45.70%) Asset Management
6 613 (42.19%) AWS
6 613 (42.19%) Equities
7 610 (41.98%) React
8 597 (41.09%) Investment Management
9 537 (36.96%) JavaScript
10 491 (33.79%) Full Stack Development
11 480 (33.04%) Fixed Income
12 470 (32.35%) Java
13 465 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 438 (30.14%) TypeScript
15 431 (29.66%) SQL
16 422 (29.04%) Derivative
17 410 (28.22%) Hedge funds
18 377 (25.95%) Analytics
19 356 (24.50%) CI/CD
20 292 (20.10%) Docker
21 291 (20.03%) Azure
22 287 (19.75%) Banking
23 276 (19.00%) C#
24 245 (16.86%) GCP
25 239 (16.45%) Terraform
26 224 (15.42%) Social Skills
26 224 (15.42%) Kubernetes
27 223 (15.35%) Node.js
28 188 (12.94%) AngularJS

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 72 (4.96%) Apache
2 28 (1.93%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.17%) Confluence
4 11 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.48%) Camunda
7 6 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (0.41%) IIS
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.14%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.14%) GemFire
9 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.069%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.069%) Jetty
10 1 (0.069%) Jupyter
Applications
1 32 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.38%) Adobe XD
2 20 (1.38%) Sketch
3 18 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.069%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) RMDS
2 5 (0.34%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (0.21%) Eikon
4 1 (0.069%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.069%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.069%) Summit
4 1 (0.069%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 613 (42.19%) AWS
2 291 (20.03%) Azure
3 245 (16.86%) GCP
4 185 (12.73%) Serverless
5 174 (11.98%) Amazon S3
6 173 (11.91%) AWS Lambda
7 108 (7.43%) Amazon SQS
8 89 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
9 84 (5.78%) AWS Step Functions
10 42 (2.89%) OpenShift
11 31 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
12 25 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (1.38%) Figma
14 10 (0.69%) GitHub
15 9 (0.62%) PaaS
16 2 (0.14%) Azure Functions
16 2 (0.14%) IaaS
16 2 (0.14%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.76%) DNS
2 10 (0.69%) VPN
3 7 (0.48%) HTTP
4 6 (0.41%) DHCP
4 6 (0.41%) Firewall
4 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.34%) LAN
6 4 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.28%) ICMP
6 4 (0.28%) Internet
6 4 (0.28%) NAS
6 4 (0.28%) SAN
6 4 (0.28%) VLAN
6 4 (0.28%) WAN
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.069%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.069%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 108 (7.43%) Amazon RDS
3 65 (4.47%) Apache Ignite
4 64 (4.40%) SQL Server
5 30 (2.06%) Big Data
6 24 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
6 24 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.96%) Data Lake
8 14 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.89%) Blockchain
9 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.76%) KDB
12 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.62%) MySQL
13 8 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.55%) Flink
Development Applications
1 44 (3.03%) JIRA
2 41 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 36 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.65%) Artifactory
5 16 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 14 (0.96%) Maven
7 11 (0.76%) JUnit
8 8 (0.55%) Gradle
9 6 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.41%) GitLab
9 6 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.34%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (0.28%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.28%) JMeter
11 4 (0.28%) Protractor
12 3 (0.21%) Babel
12 3 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 1,031 (70.96%) Finance
2 287 (19.75%) Banking
3 224 (15.42%) Social Skills
4 124 (8.53%) Investment Banking
5 99 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (4.06%) Back Office
7 46 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 14 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (0.89%) Marketing
10 13 (0.89%) Retail
10 13 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
11 12 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (0.69%) Legal
13 4 (0.28%) Advertising
13 4 (0.28%) International Banking
14 3 (0.21%) French Language
14 3 (0.21%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 950 (65.38%) Developer
2 456 (31.38%) Software Engineer
3 423 (29.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 364 (25.05%) Python Developer
5 257 (17.69%) Python Engineer
6 219 (15.07%) AWS Developer
7 207 (14.25%) React Developer
8 204 (14.04%) Java Developer
9 200 (13.76%) AWS Engineer
10 156 (10.74%) Python Software Engineer
11 128 (8.81%) Senior Developer
12 126 (8.67%) Front Office Developer
12 126 (8.67%) Lead Developer
13 124 (8.53%) UI Developer
14 120 (8.26%) UI Engineer
15 114 (7.85%) Analyst
16 99 (6.81%) AWS Software Engineer
17 83 (5.71%) Lead Software Developer
17 83 (5.71%) Lead Software Engineer
18 79 (5.44%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (41.98%) React
2 223 (15.35%) Node.js
3 188 (12.94%) AngularJS
4 148 (10.19%) .NET
5 119 (8.19%) Material-UI
6 118 (8.12%) Vue.js
7 99 (6.81%) .NET Core
8 76 (5.23%) FIX Protocol
9 66 (4.54%) ASP.NET
10 65 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (4.20%) ASP.NET Core
12 50 (3.44%) NumPy
13 49 (3.37%) Pandas
14 44 (3.03%) Kafka
14 44 (3.03%) SciPy
15 43 (2.96%) gRPC
15 43 (2.96%) Spring
16 42 (2.89%) Protocol Buffers
17 41 (2.82%) WPF
18 40 (2.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 613 (42.19%) Equities
2 480 (33.04%) Fixed Income
3 465 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 422 (29.04%) Derivative
5 410 (28.22%) Hedge funds
6 151 (10.39%) User Experience
7 83 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
8 82 (5.64%) Credit Derivative
9 40 (2.75%) Algorithms
10 31 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.72%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
14 14 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.76%) Cloud Native
15 11 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.62%) Contract for Difference
17 8 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.55%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.13%) Linux
2 77 (5.30%) Unix
3 60 (4.13%) Windows
4 14 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.069%) CentOS
10 1 (0.069%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (49.69%) Software Engineering
2 667 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (45.70%) Asset Management
4 597 (41.09%) Investment Management
5 491 (33.79%) Full Stack Development
6 377 (25.95%) Analytics
7 356 (24.50%) CI/CD
8 158 (10.87%) Microservices
9 139 (9.57%) DevOps
10 134 (9.22%) Front End Development
11 132 (9.08%) UX Design
12 120 (8.26%) Low Latency
13 118 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
14 111 (7.64%) Fintech
15 106 (7.30%) Portfolio Management
16 101 (6.95%) Multithreading
17 98 (6.74%) Electronic Trading
18 97 (6.68%) TDD
19 94 (6.47%) Visualisation
20 90 (6.19%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 685 (47.14%) Python
2 537 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 470 (32.35%) Java
4 438 (30.14%) TypeScript
5 431 (29.66%) SQL
6 276 (19.00%) C#
7 140 (9.64%) C++
8 105 (7.23%) Scala
9 71 (4.89%) Clojure
10 70 (4.82%) C
11 69 (4.75%) Kotlin
12 25 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.51%) Go
14 21 (1.45%) Bash
15 20 (1.38%) R
16 12 (0.83%) ES6
16 12 (0.83%) Perl
16 12 (0.83%) VBA
17 11 (0.76%) Java 8
18 9 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (6.47%) Degree
2 24 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.76%) PhD
4 9 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.41%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (0.34%) MCSA
7 5 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.28%) MCSE
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.21%) MCP
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.069%) CBAP
11 1 (0.069%) CCSP
11 1 (0.069%) CISSP
11 1 (0.069%) ISEB
11 1 (0.069%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.40%) QA
2 10 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.28%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.069%) EMIR
6 1 (0.069%) MiFID
6 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 292 (20.10%) Docker
2 38 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 239 (16.45%) Terraform
2 224 (15.42%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.69%) SCCM
4 5 (0.34%) Ansible
5 4 (0.28%) Podman
6 3 (0.21%) Control-M
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.14%) WSUS
8 1 (0.069%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.069%) Kibana
8 1 (0.069%) logstash
8 1 (0.069%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (5.78%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.51%) Oracle
3 43 (2.96%) BISAM
4 32 (2.20%) Bloomberg
5 23 (1.58%) Charles River
6 21 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.38%) Adobe
7 20 (1.38%) Murex
8 14 (0.96%) Databricks
8 14 (0.96%) Reuters
9 12 (0.83%) Fidessa
9 12 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 12 (0.83%) Sybase
10 10 (0.69%) Solace
11 9 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.62%) Trayport
12 8 (0.55%) ION Trading
13 7 (0.48%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.48%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.48%) Pega