Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 192 262
Rank change year-on-year +3 +70 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,283 1,899 1,812
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.81% 1.31%
As % of the General category 4.38% 4.47% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 1,725 1,562
10th Percentile £53,675 £60,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -
75th Percentile £115,000 £127,500 £101,250
90th Percentile £132,500 £143,750 £118,750
UK median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -

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 29,288 42,464 56,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.67% 40.53% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21,852 32,849 43,329
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £58,500 £57,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% +4.09% +10.00%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +8 1,270 £90,000 -10.00% 137
North of England +39 6 £53,000 +41.33% 2
North West - 5 £53,000 - 2
West Midlands +39 4 £36,000 +14.29%
Midlands +38 4 £36,000 +14.29% 1
South East +87 2 £75,000 +93.55%
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
East of England - 1 £26,000 - 9
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 823 (64.15%) Finance
2 574 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (35.07%) Python
4 437 (34.06%) Equities
5 435 (33.90%) JavaScript
6 421 (32.81%) Java
7 420 (32.74%) Derivative
7 420 (32.74%) React
8 409 (31.88%) Fixed Income
9 392 (30.55%) C#
10 388 (30.24%) Software Engineering
11 362 (28.22%) Asset Management
12 349 (27.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 343 (26.73%) Hedge funds
14 339 (26.42%) Investment Management
15 316 (24.63%) AWS
16 276 (21.51%) SQL
17 269 (20.97%) .NET
17 269 (20.97%) Banking
18 241 (18.78%) AngularJS
19 225 (17.54%) Web Services
20 207 (16.13%) Analytics
21 182 (14.19%) Azure
22 178 (13.87%) Greenfield Project
23 168 (13.09%) Vue.js
24 159 (12.39%) Fintech
25 158 (12.31%) Investment Banking
26 148 (11.54%) .NET Core
26 148 (11.54%) TypeScript
27 144 (11.22%) Microservices

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 51 (3.98%) Apache Spark
2 37 (2.88%) Apache
3 8 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.47%) Confluence
4 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.16%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.078%) GemFire
7 1 (0.078%) MTS
7 1 (0.078%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) MadCap Flare
5 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.78%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.31%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.31%) PolarLake
4 4 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.078%) Actimize
6 1 (0.078%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.078%) Endur
6 1 (0.078%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.078%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 316 (24.63%) AWS
2 182 (14.19%) Azure
3 113 (8.81%) GCP
4 65 (5.07%) Amazon S3
5 64 (4.99%) Serverless
6 63 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (2.26%) Power Platform
9 24 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
9 24 (1.87%) AWS Step Functions
9 24 (1.87%) SaaS
10 13 (1.01%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.39%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.31%) GitHub
12 4 (0.31%) npm
12 4 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.47%) DHCP
2 6 (0.47%) DNS
2 6 (0.47%) FTP
2 6 (0.47%) HTTP
2 6 (0.47%) Multicast
3 4 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.23%) InfiniBand
4 3 (0.23%) LAN
5 2 (0.16%) Firewall
5 2 (0.16%) Internet
5 2 (0.16%) SAN
5 2 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.078%) AMQP
6 1 (0.078%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.078%) Network Security
6 1 (0.078%) Skype
6 1 (0.078%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.078%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 53 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.65%) Apache Ignite
5 29 (2.26%) KDB
5 29 (2.26%) Power BI
6 24 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.25%) Big Data
10 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.09%) Data Mart
11 14 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.86%) Data Lake
12 11 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.70%) Flink
14 8 (0.62%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.55%) Kdb+
16 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 24 (1.87%) JIRA
3 21 (1.64%) Subversion
4 13 (1.01%) Maven
5 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.78%) Artifactory
7 9 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.55%) SonarQube
9 6 (0.47%) JUnit
10 5 (0.39%) GitLab
11 4 (0.31%) NUnit
11 4 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.23%) gulp
12 3 (0.23%) JMeter
12 3 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.23%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.23%) webpack
13 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.16%) Moq
General
1 823 (64.15%) Finance
2 269 (20.97%) Banking
3 158 (12.31%) Investment Banking
4 61 (4.75%) Retail
5 57 (4.44%) Back Office
6 31 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.09%) Legal
8 13 (1.01%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.23%) Advertising
9 3 (0.23%) Marketing
10 2 (0.16%) Games
10 2 (0.16%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.078%) Automotive
11 1 (0.078%) French Language
11 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 839 (65.39%) Developer
2 186 (14.50%) Software Engineer
3 183 (14.26%) Analyst
4 181 (14.11%) Java Developer
5 176 (13.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 156 (12.16%) Front Office Developer
7 152 (11.85%) Python Developer
8 146 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 136 (10.60%) React Developer
10 132 (10.29%) .NET Developer
11 119 (9.28%) Business Analyst
12 106 (8.26%) .NET Software Engineer
13 105 (8.18%) .NET Software Developer
14 100 (7.79%) C# Developer
15 99 (7.72%) AWS Developer
16 83 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
17 82 (6.39%) Senior Developer
18 80 (6.24%) Applications Support
19 78 (6.08%) UI Developer
20 77 (6.00%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (32.74%) React
2 269 (20.97%) .NET
3 241 (18.78%) AngularJS
4 225 (17.54%) Web Services
5 168 (13.09%) Vue.js
6 148 (11.54%) .NET Core
7 117 (9.12%) Node.js
8 84 (6.55%) ASP.NET
9 81 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (5.85%) ASP.NET Core
11 68 (5.30%) Kafka
12 65 (5.07%) FIX Protocol
13 51 (3.98%) React Native
13 51 (3.98%) Spring
14 50 (3.90%) Shiny
15 49 (3.82%) HTML
16 36 (2.81%) WPF
17 34 (2.65%) CSS
18 32 (2.49%) Middleware
19 30 (2.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 437 (34.06%) Equities
2 420 (32.74%) Derivative
3 409 (31.88%) Fixed Income
4 349 (27.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 343 (26.73%) Hedge funds
6 178 (13.87%) Greenfield Project
7 73 (5.69%) Market Risk
8 61 (4.75%) Equity Derivative
9 56 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (3.98%) Social Media
11 42 (3.27%) Data Structures
12 36 (2.81%) Algorithms
13 32 (2.49%) Credit Risk
14 23 (1.79%) Reference Data
15 20 (1.56%) User Experience
16 19 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
17 13 (1.01%) Management Information System
18 10 (0.78%) Exotic Derivative
19 9 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
19 9 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (7.40%) Linux
2 64 (4.99%) Unix
3 58 (4.52%) Windows
4 13 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.70%) Solaris
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.39%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.39%) zOS
9 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.078%) CentOS
10 1 (0.078%) Fedora
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (30.24%) Software Engineering
3 362 (28.22%) Asset Management
4 339 (26.42%) Investment Management
5 207 (16.13%) Analytics
6 159 (12.39%) Fintech
7 144 (11.22%) Microservices
8 118 (9.20%) Low Latency
8 118 (9.20%) Multithreading
9 107 (8.34%) Migration
10 102 (7.95%) TDD
11 98 (7.64%) Business Analysis
12 94 (7.33%) Electronic Trading
13 80 (6.24%) Computer Science
14 78 (6.08%) Risk Management
15 73 (5.69%) Scrum
16 71 (5.53%) Mathematics
17 64 (4.99%) DevOps
18 63 (4.91%) Problem-Solving
19 55 (4.29%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 450 (35.07%) Python
2 435 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 421 (32.81%) Java
4 392 (30.55%) C#
5 276 (21.51%) SQL
6 148 (11.54%) TypeScript
7 142 (11.07%) C++
8 77 (6.00%) Scala
9 65 (5.07%) Kotlin
10 61 (4.75%) R
11 44 (3.43%) Java 8
12 38 (2.96%) VBA
13 32 (2.49%) Clojure
14 25 (1.95%) Perl
15 24 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.78%) ES6
18 6 (0.47%) VB
18 6 (0.47%) XAML
19 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 90 (7.01%) Degree
2 28 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.16%) ISEB
5 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.078%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.078%) PhD
6 1 (0.078%) PMP
6 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.34%) MiFID
2 24 (1.87%) QA
3 10 (0.78%) EMIR
4 9 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.078%) COBIT
7 1 (0.078%) ITGC
System Software
1 124 (9.66%) Docker
2 8 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.34%) Terraform
3 12 (0.94%) Ansible
4 6 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.39%) Control-M
5 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.39%) Puppet
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
7 2 (0.16%) Grafana
7 2 (0.16%) Graphite
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.078%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.74%) Bloomberg
3 46 (3.59%) Oracle
4 39 (3.04%) Murex
5 30 (2.34%) Charles River
6 23 (1.79%) Google
7 16 (1.25%) ION Trading
7 16 (1.25%) Solace
7 16 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 15 (1.17%) Sybase
9 12 (0.94%) Fidessa
10 10 (0.78%) Calypso
10 10 (0.78%) Sophis
11 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.55%) IBM
12 7 (0.55%) VMware
13 6 (0.47%) Tradeweb
14 5 (0.39%) Refinitiv
14 5 (0.39%) Reuters
15 4 (0.31%) Databricks