Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 612 543
Rank change year-on-year -51 -69 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 178 246 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 155 237 350
London median annual salary £87,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £59,250 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £115,750 £105,000 £103,875
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -6.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in London.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London -58 44 £97,500 +34.48% 6
East London - 6 £72,500 -
Front Office Developer
England

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 178 (100.00%) Front Office
2 112 (62.92%) Java
3 94 (52.81%) Finance
4 79 (44.38%) Banking
5 67 (37.64%) C#
6 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (34.27%) Investment Banking
8 59 (33.15%) C++
8 59 (33.15%) Python
9 54 (30.34%) Multithreading
10 52 (29.21%) SQL
11 51 (28.65%) Fixed Income
12 46 (25.84%) Electronic Trading
13 40 (22.47%) Derivative
14 35 (19.66%) SQL Server
14 35 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (17.98%) Linux
16 31 (17.42%) Low Latency
17 28 (15.73%) Analytics
18 26 (14.61%) Oracle
19 25 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
20 24 (13.48%) VBA
20 24 (13.48%) Equities
20 24 (13.48%) Risk Management
20 24 (13.48%) Degree
21 23 (12.92%) .NET
21 23 (12.92%) Mathematics
21 23 (12.92%) Computer Science
22 19 (10.67%) Risk Analytics
22 19 (10.67%) JavaScript

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (5.62%) Apache Spark
1 10 (5.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (4.49%) GemFire
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.12%) MTS
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Multicast
1 2 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.93%) KDB
5 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.81%) Big Data
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.87%) Maven
2 11 (6.18%) JUnit
3 8 (4.49%) Subversion
4 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.69%) Gradle
5 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.56%) Mockito
7 1 (0.56%) Moq
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 178 (100.00%) Front Office
2 94 (52.81%) Finance
3 79 (44.38%) Banking
4 61 (34.27%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) .NET
2 15 (8.43%) Spring
2 15 (8.43%) XML
3 14 (7.87%) WPF
4 13 (7.30%) XSLT
5 10 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.62%) XSD
6 9 (5.06%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.06%) JMS
6 9 (5.06%) Middleware
6 9 (5.06%) REST
7 7 (3.93%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.93%) HTML
8 5 (2.81%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (2.81%) WCF
9 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.25%) Rendezvous
9 4 (2.25%) Ultra Messaging
10 3 (1.69%) HTML5
10 3 (1.69%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.65%) Fixed Income
2 40 (22.47%) Derivative
3 35 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (13.48%) Equities
6 23 (12.92%) Computer Science
7 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (7.30%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.93%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.37%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.37%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (3.37%) Market Risk
11 4 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (2.25%) Exotic Derivative
12 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.69%) User Experience
13 2 (1.12%) Fintech
14 1 (0.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.98%) Linux
2 12 (6.74%) Unix
3 5 (2.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) Multithreading
3 46 (25.84%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (17.42%) Low Latency
5 28 (15.73%) Analytics
6 24 (13.48%) Risk Management
7 23 (12.92%) Mathematics
8 19 (10.67%) Risk Analytics
9 17 (9.55%) Algorithmic Trading
9 17 (9.55%) OO
10 15 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.87%) RAD
12 12 (6.74%) Scrum
13 11 (6.18%) Asset Management
13 11 (6.18%) Line Management
13 11 (6.18%) Web Development
14 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.62%) TDD
15 9 (5.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 112 (62.92%) Java
2 67 (37.64%) C#
3 59 (33.15%) C++
3 59 (33.15%) Python
4 52 (29.21%) SQL
5 24 (13.48%) VBA
6 19 (10.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.93%) Scala
9 6 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.37%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) XAML
11 2 (1.12%) C
12 1 (0.56%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Graphite
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) Oracle
2 12 (6.74%) Sybase
3 8 (4.49%) ION Trading
4 6 (3.37%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.81%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.81%) Murex
6 4 (2.25%) Tableau
7 3 (1.69%) StreamBase
8 2 (1.12%) Cadence
8 2 (1.12%) eSpeed
8 2 (1.12%) Google
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.12%) Reuters
8 2 (1.12%) Solace
8 2 (1.12%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.56%) Calypso
9 1 (0.56%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Typemock