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

Front Office
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 238 189
Rank change year-on-year -2 -49  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1135 1342 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.43% 1.76%
As % of the General category 3.46% 3.30% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1171 1475
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

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 32804 40699 44927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.06% 43.45% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25972 33707 35874
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 May 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 May 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 -6 1080 £80,000 +10.34% 149
South East +68 22 £42,500 +70.00% 3
South West - 16 £51,000 - 2
East of England -14 8 £40,000 +24.03% 2
West Midlands +27 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -35 3 £52,500 -16.00%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1251 (60.70%) Finance
2 877 (42.55%) Banking
3 632 (30.66%) SQL
4 605 (29.35%) Java
5 591 (28.68%) Investment Banking
6 559 (27.12%) C#
7 518 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
8 457 (22.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 376 (18.24%) Derivative
10 357 (17.32%) Asset Management
11 331 (16.06%) Linux
12 330 (16.01%) .NET
12 330 (16.01%) Fixed Income
13 329 (15.96%) C++
14 324 (15.72%) SQL Server
15 321 (15.57%) Unix
16 308 (14.94%) Degree
17 305 (14.80%) Python
18 278 (13.49%) Multithreading
19 267 (12.95%) Equities
20 264 (12.81%) Analytics
21 247 (11.98%) Low Latency
22 225 (10.92%) Risk Management
23 215 (10.43%) Electronic Trading
24 209 (10.14%) FIX Protocol
25 204 (9.90%) JavaScript
26 200 (9.70%) SDLC
27 196 (9.51%) Oracle
28 188 (9.12%) Business Analysis
29 180 (8.73%) Mathematics

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 45 (2.18%) Apache
2 40 (1.94%) Confluence
3 39 (1.89%) IIS
4 38 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 36 (1.75%) Apache Spark
6 26 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 24 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 15 (0.73%) JBoss
9 13 (0.63%) SAS
10 10 (0.49%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.39%) Jetty
12 7 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.34%) CMS
12 7 (0.34%) Mule
13 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 157 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.49%) Stata
7 2 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.097%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (2.43%) thinkFolio
2 37 (1.80%) ION MarketView
3 28 (1.36%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.97%) Endur
5 12 (0.58%) Bloomberg AIM
6 11 (0.53%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 8 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
8 8 (0.39%) LatentZero
9 6 (0.29%) Front Arena
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.29%) Sage CRM
9 6 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.24%) Unica
11 4 (0.19%) Minerva
12 3 (0.15%) MIS ActiveH
12 3 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
12 3 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.34%) Office 365
4 5 (0.24%) GitHub
4 5 (0.24%) Silverpop
5 4 (0.19%) SaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.15%) G Suite
7 2 (0.097%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.097%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.097%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.097%) PaaS
7 2 (0.097%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.049%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.049%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.16%) FIX Connectivity
2 9 (0.44%) VPN
3 7 (0.34%) LDAP
4 6 (0.29%) Multicast
4 6 (0.29%) SAN
5 5 (0.24%) BGP
5 5 (0.24%) SSL
6 4 (0.19%) DNS
6 4 (0.19%) Firewall
6 4 (0.19%) IGMP
6 4 (0.19%) MPLS
7 3 (0.15%) Network Security
7 3 (0.15%) PBX
7 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.097%) DHCP
8 2 (0.097%) LAN
8 2 (0.097%) WAN
9 1 (0.049%) AMQP
9 1 (0.049%) SMTP
9 1 (0.049%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 52 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 48 (2.33%) MySQL
6 47 (2.28%) Big Data
7 43 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (2.04%) KDB
9 36 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.02%) MS Access
14 21 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 19 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (4.95%) Maven
2 101 (4.90%) JUnit
3 74 (3.59%) JIRA
4 62 (3.01%) Gradle
5 50 (2.43%) Subversion
6 36 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 35 (1.70%) Git (software)
8 28 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 28 (1.36%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.21%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.07%) HP UFT
12 22 (1.07%) Selenium
13 19 (0.92%) FishEye
13 19 (0.92%) FitNesse
13 19 (0.92%) IntelliJ
14 14 (0.68%) Grunt
15 13 (0.63%) FlexUnit
General
1 1251 (60.70%) Finance
2 877 (42.55%) Banking
3 591 (28.68%) Investment Banking
4 176 (8.54%) Back Office
5 155 (7.52%) Retail
6 138 (6.70%) Retail Banking
7 54 (2.62%) Corporate Banking
8 47 (2.28%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.84%) Advertising
10 36 (1.75%) Marketing
11 35 (1.70%) Legal
12 24 (1.16%) Private Banking
13 17 (0.82%) Music Industry
13 17 (0.82%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.73%) Electronics
15 11 (0.53%) Games
16 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.44%) Billing
18 8 (0.39%) International Banking
18 8 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1019 (49.44%) Developer
2 526 (25.52%) Analyst
3 374 (18.15%) Java Developer
4 260 (12.62%) C# Developer
5 234 (11.35%) Business Analyst
6 215 (10.43%) Front Office Developer
7 160 (7.76%) Support Analyst
8 158 (7.67%) C++ Developer
9 156 (7.57%) Senior Developer
10 153 (7.42%) Applications Support
11 94 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
12 89 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
13 87 (4.22%) Project Manager
14 86 (4.17%) .NET Developer
15 59 (2.86%) Python Developer
16 56 (2.72%) Asset Management Analyst
16 56 (2.72%) Banking Analyst
17 53 (2.57%) Consultant
18 52 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
19 50 (2.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (16.01%) .NET
2 209 (10.14%) FIX Protocol
3 162 (7.86%) Spring
4 153 (7.42%) HTML
5 135 (6.55%) WPF
6 129 (6.26%) XML
7 119 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 79 (3.83%) Hibernate
9 72 (3.49%) HTML5
10 69 (3.35%) ASP.NET
10 69 (3.35%) J2SE
11 63 (3.06%) WCF
12 57 (2.77%) .NET Framework
13 56 (2.72%) CSS
14 51 (2.47%) JDBC
14 51 (2.47%) Web Services
15 50 (2.43%) Middleware
16 48 (2.33%) Servlets
17 41 (1.99%) JMS
18 39 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 457 (22.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 376 (18.24%) Derivative
3 330 (16.01%) Fixed Income
4 267 (12.95%) Equities
5 164 (7.96%) Computer Science
6 162 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
7 147 (7.13%) Hedge funds
8 137 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
10 66 (3.20%) Algorithms
10 66 (3.20%) Fintech
11 58 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 49 (2.38%) Market Risk
13 47 (2.28%) Credit Derivative
14 45 (2.18%) Data Structures
15 37 (1.80%) Credit Risk
16 34 (1.65%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.50%) Exotic Derivative
18 28 (1.36%) PMI
19 20 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 331 (16.06%) Linux
2 321 (15.57%) Unix
3 179 (8.69%) Windows
4 28 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.12%) Solaris
7 13 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.19%) CentOS
10 4 (0.19%) OS/390
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.15%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.049%) Debian
13 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.049%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (17.32%) Asset Management
3 278 (13.49%) Multithreading
4 264 (12.81%) Analytics
5 247 (11.98%) Low Latency
6 225 (10.92%) Risk Management
7 215 (10.43%) Electronic Trading
8 200 (9.70%) SDLC
9 188 (9.12%) Business Analysis
10 180 (8.73%) Mathematics
11 177 (8.59%) Wealth Management
12 172 (8.35%) Investment Management
13 155 (7.52%) OO
14 140 (6.79%) Project Management
15 122 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 109 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (5.14%) Algorithmic Trading
18 101 (4.90%) Software Engineering
19 99 (4.80%) Test Automation
20 96 (4.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 632 (30.66%) SQL
2 605 (29.35%) Java
3 559 (27.12%) C#
4 329 (15.96%) C++
5 305 (14.80%) Python
6 204 (9.90%) JavaScript
7 162 (7.86%) VBA
8 92 (4.46%) Perl
9 80 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 62 (3.01%) Scala
11 51 (2.47%) R
12 46 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 39 (1.89%) MATLAB
14 37 (1.80%) C
15 31 (1.50%) TypeScript
16 26 (1.26%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.07%) PHP
18 19 (0.92%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.87%) VB
20 12 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 308 (14.94%) Degree
2 75 (3.64%) PhD
3 71 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
5 40 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.65%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.73%) PMP
8 14 (0.68%) Postgraduate
9 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.49%) CFA
11 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.29%) ISEB
12 6 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.15%) ACCA
14 3 (0.15%) CISA
14 3 (0.15%) CISM
14 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.097%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.68%) MiFID
2 108 (5.24%) QA
3 41 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 26 (1.26%) EMIR
5 19 (0.92%) SLA
6 5 (0.24%) Basel III
6 5 (0.24%) FATCA
7 4 (0.19%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.19%) PMO
7 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.19%) UCITS
8 3 (0.15%) IFRS
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.049%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.34%) Docker
2 7 (0.34%) HDFS
2 7 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.097%) NFS
5 2 (0.097%) Samba
5 2 (0.097%) vSphere
5 2 (0.097%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.049%) LXC
6 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (0.73%) Ansible
3 14 (0.68%) Puppet
4 5 (0.24%) SCCM
5 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.19%) Endace
5 4 (0.19%) Graphite
5 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (0.15%) Control-M
6 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.097%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.097%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (0.097%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.049%) Oozie
8 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 196 (9.51%) Oracle
2 134 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 84 (4.08%) TIBCO
5 77 (3.74%) Murex
6 74 (3.59%) ION Trading
7 65 (3.15%) Sybase
8 48 (2.33%) Charles River
9 38 (1.84%) SAP
10 37 (1.80%) Reuters
11 35 (1.70%) StreamBase
12 28 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 27 (1.31%) Informatica
14 24 (1.16%) Citrix
14 24 (1.16%) Lotus
15 20 (0.97%) Fidessa
15 20 (0.97%) OpenLink
16 18 (0.87%) Tableau
17 17 (0.82%) Atlassian
18 16 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £135k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + BANKING BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago