Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 273 179
Rank change year-on-year +101 -94 -3
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3401 2238 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.07% 1.25% 1.92%
As % of the General category 4.66% 2.90% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1805 1906 3227
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 72947 77215 92454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.31% 43.15% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53278 63835 74556
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +47 3293 £75,000 +3.45% 100
South East +54 47 £80,000 +122.22% 2
South West +34 26 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Midlands +19 13 £40,500 -19.00%
North West +5 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North of England -9 13 £47,500 -5.94% 1
East of England -12 10 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands +5 9 £38,500 -23.00%
East Midlands +31 4 £55,000 +25.00%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2384 (70.10%) Finance
2 1963 (57.72%) Banking
3 1709 (50.25%) Investment Banking
4 1559 (45.84%) Asset Management
5 1302 (38.28%) Wealth Management
6 1276 (37.52%) Java
7 1254 (36.87%) Retail Banking
8 943 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
9 928 (27.29%) SQL
10 844 (24.82%) Derivative
11 758 (22.29%) C#
12 751 (22.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 740 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
14 654 (19.23%) SDLC
15 532 (15.64%) Equities
16 529 (15.55%) Python
17 513 (15.08%) Risk Management
17 513 (15.08%) Unix
18 509 (14.97%) Oracle
19 503 (14.79%) Multithreading
20 482 (14.17%) Low Latency
21 472 (13.88%) Degree
22 442 (13.00%) Fixed Income
23 422 (12.41%) OO
24 393 (11.56%) Business Analysis
25 389 (11.44%) Analytics
26 388 (11.41%) Software Engineering
27 384 (11.29%) SQL Server
28 383 (11.26%) C++
29 369 (10.85%) Linux

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 83 (2.44%) Apache
2 77 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 64 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 62 (1.82%) Confluence
5 53 (1.56%) SAS
6 49 (1.44%) DataSynapse
7 46 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (0.91%) IIS
9 26 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 20 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 16 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.29%) GemFire
14 7 (0.21%) CMS
14 7 (0.21%) JBoss
15 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.18%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 156 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.088%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 100 (2.94%) ION MarketView
2 88 (2.59%) thinkFolio
3 35 (1.03%) Markit EDM
4 27 (0.79%) Endur
5 20 (0.59%) Bloomberg AIM
6 13 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
6 13 (0.38%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.21%) Eikon
7 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.18%) Minerva
9 5 (0.15%) RMDS
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.15%) Summit
9 5 (0.15%) Unica
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
10 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.088%) LongView
12 2 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.47%) SaaS
2 38 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.59%) Office 365
5 10 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.29%) npm
6 7 (0.21%) Yarn
7 5 (0.15%) GitHub
7 5 (0.15%) IaaS
7 5 (0.15%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.088%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.088%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.088%) PaaS
10 2 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.059%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.059%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.029%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.44%) Firewall
2 29 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
4 15 (0.44%) DNS
5 13 (0.38%) DHCP
6 8 (0.24%) SAN
7 7 (0.21%) NAS
8 6 (0.18%) LAN
8 6 (0.18%) WAN
9 4 (0.12%) Network Security
9 4 (0.12%) Wireless
10 3 (0.088%) HTTP
10 3 (0.088%) Multicast
11 2 (0.059%) Internet
11 2 (0.059%) Intranet
11 2 (0.059%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.059%) SSH
11 2 (0.059%) VPN
12 1 (0.029%) PBX
12 1 (0.029%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 234 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 176 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 165 (4.85%) Big Data
5 140 (4.12%) RDBMS
6 130 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 90 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 57 (1.68%) MySQL
9 54 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 51 (1.50%) KDB
11 51 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 50 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 50 (1.47%) Power BI
12 50 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 48 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 46 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (1.32%) Star Schema
16 40 (1.18%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 176 (5.17%) Subversion
2 135 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 118 (3.47%) JIRA
4 112 (3.29%) Maven
5 106 (3.12%) TeamCity
6 89 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 69 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 49 (1.44%) GCC
9 38 (1.12%) JUnit
10 36 (1.06%) Gradle
11 35 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.68%) JBehave
13 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.29%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.26%) Ant
16 8 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (0.21%) NUnit
17 7 (0.21%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.21%) webpack
18 6 (0.18%) Spock
General
1 2384 (70.10%) Finance
2 1963 (57.72%) Banking
3 1709 (50.25%) Investment Banking
4 1254 (36.87%) Retail Banking
5 222 (6.53%) Back Office
6 213 (6.26%) Financial Institution
7 67 (1.97%) Marketing
8 46 (1.35%) Advertising
9 45 (1.32%) Private Banking
10 43 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
11 37 (1.09%) Retail
12 35 (1.03%) German Language
13 29 (0.85%) Legal
14 18 (0.53%) Music Industry
15 11 (0.32%) International Banking
16 10 (0.29%) Games
17 9 (0.26%) Telecoms
18 8 (0.24%) Publishing
19 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
20 4 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1349 (39.66%) Developer
2 743 (21.85%) Analyst
3 522 (15.35%) Java Developer
4 491 (14.44%) Business Analyst
5 309 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 294 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 245 (7.20%) Support Analyst
8 238 (7.00%) Applications Support
9 200 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 186 (5.47%) Front Office Developer
11 134 (3.94%) C++ Developer
12 124 (3.65%) IT Support
12 124 (3.65%) Project Manager
13 116 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
14 108 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
16 102 (3.00%) Python Developer
17 99 (2.91%) Banking Analyst
18 97 (2.85%) IT Analyst
19 83 (2.44%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (8.70%) .NET
2 263 (7.73%) FIX Protocol
3 219 (6.44%) HTML
4 141 (4.15%) REST
5 136 (4.00%) XML
6 127 (3.73%) Spring
7 126 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 124 (3.65%) WPF
9 101 (2.97%) HTML5
10 93 (2.73%) Web Services
11 92 (2.71%) Hibernate
12 91 (2.68%) Kafka
13 89 (2.62%) Middleware
14 80 (2.35%) CSS
15 78 (2.29%) ASP.NET
16 72 (2.12%) React
17 62 (1.82%) .NET Framework
18 61 (1.79%) SOAP
19 50 (1.47%) WCF
20 48 (1.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 844 (24.82%) Derivative
2 751 (22.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 740 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
4 532 (15.64%) Equities
5 442 (13.00%) Fixed Income
6 298 (8.76%) Equity Derivative
7 280 (8.23%) Computer Science
8 145 (4.26%) Credit Risk
9 135 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
10 134 (3.94%) Market Risk
11 122 (3.59%) Hedge funds
12 92 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
13 86 (2.53%) Algorithms
14 73 (2.15%) Exotic Derivative
15 69 (2.03%) Fintech
16 64 (1.88%) Data Structures
17 61 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
17 61 (1.79%) Management Information System
18 50 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
19 46 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 513 (15.08%) Unix
2 369 (10.85%) Linux
3 266 (7.82%) Windows
4 28 (0.82%) Solaris
5 24 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 23 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.50%) OS/390
8 16 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.24%) Android
11 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.15%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.12%) CentOS
14 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.059%) HPUX
15 2 (0.059%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.029%) Fedora
16 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1559 (45.84%) Asset Management
2 1302 (38.28%) Wealth Management
3 943 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 654 (19.23%) SDLC
5 513 (15.08%) Risk Management
6 503 (14.79%) Multithreading
7 482 (14.17%) Low Latency
8 422 (12.41%) OO
9 393 (11.56%) Business Analysis
10 389 (11.44%) Analytics
11 388 (11.41%) Software Engineering
12 335 (9.85%) Project Management
13 273 (8.03%) OOD
14 264 (7.76%) Test Automation
15 261 (7.67%) Electronic Trading
16 246 (7.23%) BDD
17 235 (6.91%) Investment Management
18 204 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 198 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 192 (5.65%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1276 (37.52%) Java
2 928 (27.29%) SQL
3 758 (22.29%) C#
4 529 (15.55%) Python
5 383 (11.26%) C++
6 319 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 174 (5.12%) VBA
8 145 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 131 (3.85%) Perl
10 95 (2.79%) R
11 88 (2.59%) MATLAB
12 69 (2.03%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.82%) VB
14 57 (1.68%) Scala
15 49 (1.44%) T-SQL
16 47 (1.38%) VBScript
17 46 (1.35%) C
18 34 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 31 (0.91%) Bash Shell
20 26 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 472 (13.88%) Degree
2 78 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.91%) PhD
4 26 (0.76%) Master's Degree
5 21 (0.62%) CFA
6 19 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 12 (0.35%) CIMA
10 11 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.24%) PMP
13 6 (0.18%) CISA
13 6 (0.18%) CISM
13 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.15%) ISEB
14 5 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.12%) CISSP
15 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.088%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (9.97%) QA
2 90 (2.65%) MiFID
3 42 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.88%) EMIR
5 28 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.38%) SLA
7 10 (0.29%) AIFMD
8 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.18%) IFRS
10 5 (0.15%) PMO
10 5 (0.15%) UCITS
11 4 (0.12%) GDPR
11 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.088%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.088%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.059%) Basel III
13 2 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.029%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.029%) FATCA
14 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.32%) Docker
5 10 (0.29%) HDFS
6 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.088%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.059%) vSphere
11 1 (0.029%) GridGain
11 1 (0.029%) XenApp
11 1 (0.029%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (1.29%) PowerBroker
2 21 (0.62%) Control-M
3 20 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.50%) Tivoli NetView
5 12 (0.35%) SCCM
6 8 (0.24%) Ansible
7 4 (0.12%) Graphite
7 4 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.12%) Mesos
7 4 (0.12%) Puppet
7 4 (0.12%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.059%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.059%) SCOM
9 2 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.059%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 509 (14.97%) Oracle
2 242 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 182 (5.35%) Sybase
4 152 (4.47%) ION Trading
5 118 (3.47%) Charles River
6 91 (2.68%) Bloomberg
7 74 (2.18%) TIBCO
8 69 (2.03%) Murex
9 63 (1.85%) Sun
10 45 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
11 35 (1.03%) Reuters
12 29 (0.85%) Fidessa
12 29 (0.85%) StreamBase
13 28 (0.82%) Citrix
14 25 (0.74%) IBM
14 25 (0.74%) Informatica
14 25 (0.74%) OpenLink
14 25 (0.74%) SAP
15 23 (0.68%) Calypso
15 23 (0.68%) VMware