Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 181 260
Rank change year-on-year +20 +79 -47
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,158 2,212 1,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.05% 1.91% 1.36%
As % of the General category 5.36% 4.74% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 2,090 1,688
Median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £48,750 £56,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £135,000 £143,750 £120,000
UK median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03% +3.33%

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 21,608 46,669 58,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.24% 40.24% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,081 35,975 45,739
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,210 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +11 1,140 £90,000 -10.00% 133
Midlands +103 4 £36,000 -4.00%
North of England +84 4 £49,000 +50.77% 2
West Midlands +71 4 £36,000 -4.00%
North West - 3 £53,000 - 2
South East +163 2 £102,500 +121.62%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £26,000 - 4
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 805 (69.52%) Finance
2 558 (48.19%) Python
3 538 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
4 517 (44.65%) Fixed Income
5 469 (40.50%) Java
6 444 (38.34%) Equities
7 434 (37.48%) Derivative
8 432 (37.31%) Hedge funds
9 414 (35.75%) JavaScript
10 407 (35.15%) Asset Management
11 400 (34.54%) Software Engineering
12 377 (32.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 375 (32.38%) React
14 370 (31.95%) AWS
15 361 (31.17%) SQL
16 328 (28.32%) Web Services
17 302 (26.08%) Investment Management
18 299 (25.82%) C#
19 288 (24.87%) AngularJS
20 263 (22.71%) Banking
21 217 (18.74%) Vue.js
22 200 (17.27%) .NET
23 190 (16.41%) Investment Banking
24 155 (13.39%) Analytics
25 153 (13.21%) Azure
26 139 (12.00%) C++
27 127 (10.97%) Fintech
28 126 (10.88%) TypeScript
29 116 (10.02%) .NET Core
30 115 (9.93%) Bloomberg

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 37 (3.20%) Apache
1 37 (3.20%) Apache Spark
2 7 (0.60%) Confluence
3 4 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
4 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.086%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 79 (6.82%) Markit EDM
2 65 (5.61%) Eagle PACE
3 31 (2.68%) PolarLake
4 12 (1.04%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.35%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.086%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.086%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.086%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.086%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 370 (31.95%) AWS
2 153 (13.21%) Azure
3 106 (9.15%) Serverless
4 104 (8.98%) AWS Lambda
5 100 (8.64%) Amazon S3
6 99 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
7 83 (7.17%) GCP
8 23 (1.99%) SaaS
9 15 (1.30%) Power Platform
10 14 (1.21%) Office 365
11 6 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.35%) GitHub
13 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) npm
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
16 1 (0.086%) Amazon Kinesis
16 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.78%) HTTP
2 8 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.60%) LAN
4 6 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (0.52%) SAN
5 4 (0.35%) Firewall
5 4 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
5 4 (0.35%) FTP
5 4 (0.35%) WAN
6 3 (0.26%) DNS
7 2 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.086%) Internet
8 1 (0.086%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.086%) Network Security
8 1 (0.086%) Skype
8 1 (0.086%) SSH
8 1 (0.086%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 77 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 34 (2.94%) Apache Ignite
4 29 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.81%) KDB
8 17 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.38%) Big Data
10 15 (1.30%) Data Lake
10 15 (1.30%) Power BI
11 14 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.43%) Data Mart
15 5 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (0.43%) QlikView
15 5 (0.43%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 53 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.90%) Subversion
3 20 (1.73%) JIRA
4 11 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.69%) Cypress.io
6 7 (0.60%) NUnit
7 6 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.43%) JMeter
8 5 (0.43%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.35%) JUnit
9 4 (0.35%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.35%) Selenium
9 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.26%) GitLab
10 3 (0.26%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 805 (69.52%) Finance
2 263 (22.71%) Banking
3 190 (16.41%) Investment Banking
4 111 (9.59%) Back Office
5 39 (3.37%) Retail
6 21 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.52%) Private Banking
8 5 (0.43%) Advertising
8 5 (0.43%) Marketing
9 3 (0.26%) Legal
9 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.17%) Games
10 2 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.086%) French Language
Job Titles
1 739 (63.82%) Developer
2 252 (21.76%) Software Engineer
3 236 (20.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 213 (18.39%) Python Developer
5 170 (14.68%) Analyst
6 156 (13.47%) Python Engineer
7 153 (13.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 149 (12.87%) Java Developer
9 124 (10.71%) Python Software Engineer
10 122 (10.54%) Front Office Developer
11 119 (10.28%) Business Analyst
12 93 (8.03%) JavaScript Engineer
13 90 (7.77%) C# Developer
14 82 (7.08%) Financial Analyst
15 77 (6.65%) React Developer
16 74 (6.39%) .NET Developer
16 74 (6.39%) Senior Developer
17 67 (5.79%) Applications Support
18 63 (5.44%) AWS Engineer
19 57 (4.92%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (32.38%) React
2 328 (28.32%) Web Services
3 288 (24.87%) AngularJS
4 217 (18.74%) Vue.js
5 200 (17.27%) .NET
6 116 (10.02%) .NET Core
7 80 (6.91%) Node.js
8 47 (4.06%) ASP.NET
8 47 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
9 44 (3.80%) Pandas
10 43 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (3.71%) Shiny
11 40 (3.45%) Kafka
12 34 (2.94%) React Native
13 33 (2.85%) ASP.NET Core
14 31 (2.68%) HTML
15 26 (2.25%) WPF
16 24 (2.07%) CSS
17 22 (1.90%) .NET Framework
17 22 (1.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 517 (44.65%) Fixed Income
2 444 (38.34%) Equities
3 434 (37.48%) Derivative
4 432 (37.31%) Hedge funds
5 377 (32.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 97 (8.38%) Reference Data
7 90 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
8 65 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (3.54%) Credit Derivative
10 39 (3.37%) Algorithms
11 36 (3.11%) Market Risk
12 34 (2.94%) Data Structures
12 34 (2.94%) Social Media
13 18 (1.55%) Blog
13 18 (1.55%) User Experience
14 12 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.86%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (0.78%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.77%) Linux
2 50 (4.32%) Unix
3 44 (3.80%) Windows
4 13 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.43%) CoreOS
6 5 (0.43%) zOS
7 4 (0.35%) Solaris
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.086%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.086%) CentOS
8 1 (0.086%) Fedora
8 1 (0.086%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (35.15%) Asset Management
3 400 (34.54%) Software Engineering
4 302 (26.08%) Investment Management
5 155 (13.39%) Analytics
6 127 (10.97%) Fintech
7 100 (8.64%) Computer Science
8 87 (7.51%) Electronic Trading
8 87 (7.51%) Low Latency
9 86 (7.43%) Microservices
10 80 (6.91%) Mathematics
11 79 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (6.74%) Multithreading
13 75 (6.48%) Portfolio Management
13 75 (6.48%) TDD
14 68 (5.87%) Business Analysis
15 65 (5.61%) Risk Management
16 61 (5.27%) DevOps
17 60 (5.18%) Scrum
18 53 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 558 (48.19%) Python
2 469 (40.50%) Java
3 414 (35.75%) JavaScript
4 361 (31.17%) SQL
5 299 (25.82%) C#
6 139 (12.00%) C++
7 126 (10.88%) TypeScript
8 105 (9.07%) Kotlin
9 89 (7.69%) R
10 48 (4.15%) Scala
11 35 (3.02%) VBA
12 32 (2.76%) Clojure
13 26 (2.25%) Java 8
13 26 (2.25%) Perl
14 15 (1.30%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.86%) PHP
17 8 (0.69%) Ruby
18 6 (0.52%) C
18 6 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (8.98%) Degree
2 37 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
3 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.26%) ISEB
4 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.086%) MOS
6 1 (0.086%) PhD
6 1 (0.086%) RHCE
6 1 (0.086%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.086%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.90%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) MiFID
3 7 (0.60%) EMIR
4 6 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (5.70%) Docker
2 13 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.086%) HDFS
7 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.086%) Squid
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 43 (3.71%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.95%) Terraform
3 9 (0.78%) Ansible
4 6 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.52%) Puppet
4 6 (0.52%) SCCM
5 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.35%) Nagios
7 3 (0.26%) Control-M
7 3 (0.26%) Grafana
7 3 (0.26%) Graphite
8 2 (0.17%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.086%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 115 (9.93%) Bloomberg
2 64 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.37%) Reuters
4 28 (2.42%) Charles River
4 28 (2.42%) FactSet
5 27 (2.33%) Google
6 22 (1.90%) Oracle
7 15 (1.30%) Calypso
8 13 (1.12%) Murex
9 12 (1.04%) GoldenSource
9 12 (1.04%) ION Trading
9 12 (1.04%) SimCorp
9 12 (1.04%) Solace
9 12 (1.04%) Sybase
10 11 (0.95%) Fidessa
11 8 (0.69%) IBM
12 7 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.52%) Apple
13 6 (0.52%) Cisco