The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England / London
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 97 72
Rank change year-on-year -7 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1066 1279 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.09% 3.16% 3.72%
As % of the General category 6.17% 6.03% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1134 1381
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17272 21222 23813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 50.10% 52.45% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13782 18111 19545
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Front Office
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Front Office in London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in London over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office in London

Front Office
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -11 222 £75,000 +7.14% 52
Canary Wharf -13 4 £75,250 -26.58%
Docklands, London - 3 £42,500 -
West End of London +6 1 £90,000 -18.18% 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1203 (61.53%) Finance
2 851 (43.53%) Banking
3 596 (30.49%) Java
4 594 (30.38%) SQL
5 571 (29.21%) Investment Banking
6 533 (27.26%) C#
7 491 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
8 443 (22.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 367 (18.77%) Derivative
10 333 (17.03%) Asset Management
11 328 (16.78%) Linux
12 323 (16.52%) C++
13 322 (16.47%) Fixed Income
14 321 (16.42%) Unix
15 315 (16.11%) .NET
16 295 (15.09%) SQL Server
16 295 (15.09%) Degree
17 293 (14.99%) Python
18 278 (14.22%) Multithreading
19 263 (13.45%) Equities
20 257 (13.15%) Analytics
21 242 (12.38%) Low Latency
22 224 (11.46%) Electronic Trading
23 222 (11.36%) Risk Management
24 206 (10.54%) FIX Protocol
25 198 (10.13%) JavaScript
26 196 (10.03%) SDLC
27 182 (9.31%) Oracle
27 182 (9.31%) Business Analysis
28 169 (8.64%) Mathematics

Front Office
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 43 (2.20%) Apache
2 41 (2.10%) Confluence
3 39 (1.99%) IIS
4 36 (1.84%) Apache Spark
4 36 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 19 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (0.77%) IBM Notes
6 15 (0.77%) JBoss
7 12 (0.61%) SAS
8 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.36%) Jetty
8 7 (0.36%) Mule
9 6 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.15%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.10%) MTS
Applications
1 138 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.51%) Stata
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (2.40%) thinkFolio
2 35 (1.79%) ION MarketView
3 25 (1.28%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.61%) Bloomberg AIM
5 9 (0.46%) Endur
6 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.26%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.20%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.10%) BondVision
11 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.10%) Eikon
11 2 (0.10%) Minerva
11 2 (0.10%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 2 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.26%) GitHub
4 4 (0.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.10%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.10%) PaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.051%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.051%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.23%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (0.36%) SAN
3 6 (0.31%) LDAP
3 6 (0.31%) Multicast
3 6 (0.31%) SSL
4 5 (0.26%) BGP
5 4 (0.20%) DNS
5 4 (0.20%) Firewall
5 4 (0.20%) IGMP
5 4 (0.20%) MPLS
6 3 (0.15%) PBX
6 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.10%) DHCP
7 2 (0.10%) Network Security
7 2 (0.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.051%) AMQP
8 1 (0.051%) DSL
8 1 (0.051%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 51 (2.61%) Hadoop
4 49 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (2.40%) MySQL
6 46 (2.35%) Big Data
7 42 (2.15%) KDB
8 39 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 28 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 19 (0.97%) MS Access
13 19 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (0.77%) Kdb+
17 14 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 105 (5.37%) Maven
2 101 (5.17%) JUnit
3 73 (3.73%) JIRA
4 66 (3.38%) Gradle
5 49 (2.51%) Subversion
6 34 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 32 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 28 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.07%) Selenium
14 20 (1.02%) HP UFT
15 19 (0.97%) FishEye
15 19 (0.97%) IntelliJ
16 17 (0.87%) FitNesse
17 13 (0.66%) FlexUnit
17 13 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 1203 (61.53%) Finance
2 851 (43.53%) Banking
3 571 (29.21%) Investment Banking
4 146 (7.47%) Back Office
5 138 (7.06%) Retail
6 126 (6.45%) Retail Banking
7 54 (2.76%) Corporate Banking
8 46 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.99%) Advertising
10 27 (1.38%) Legal
11 25 (1.28%) Marketing
12 23 (1.18%) Private Banking
13 17 (0.87%) Music Industry
14 16 (0.82%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.66%) Electronics
16 11 (0.56%) Billing
16 11 (0.56%) Games
17 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
18 7 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 991 (50.69%) Developer
2 490 (25.06%) Analyst
3 376 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 255 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 225 (11.51%) Business Analyst
6 216 (11.05%) Front Office Developer
7 154 (7.88%) C++ Developer
8 152 (7.77%) Senior Developer
9 149 (7.62%) Support Analyst
10 144 (7.37%) Applications Support
11 93 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 90 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 82 (4.19%) Project Manager
14 77 (3.94%) .NET Developer
15 56 (2.86%) Python Developer
16 54 (2.76%) Banking Analyst
17 53 (2.71%) Asset Management Analyst
18 51 (2.61%) Junior
19 50 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
20 49 (2.51%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (16.11%) .NET
2 206 (10.54%) FIX Protocol
3 162 (8.29%) Spring
4 149 (7.62%) HTML
5 132 (6.75%) WPF
6 127 (6.50%) XML
7 112 (5.73%) AngularJS
8 76 (3.89%) Hibernate
9 71 (3.63%) HTML5
9 71 (3.63%) J2SE
10 65 (3.32%) ASP.NET
11 63 (3.22%) WCF
12 53 (2.71%) CSS
13 49 (2.51%) JDBC
14 48 (2.46%) .NET Framework
14 48 (2.46%) Middleware
15 42 (2.15%) Servlets
16 38 (1.94%) REST
17 37 (1.89%) JMS
18 36 (1.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 443 (22.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 367 (18.77%) Derivative
3 322 (16.47%) Fixed Income
4 263 (13.45%) Equities
5 162 (8.29%) Computer Science
6 149 (7.62%) Hedge funds
7 145 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
8 135 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
9 68 (3.48%) Algorithms
10 66 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
11 58 (2.97%) Fintech
12 49 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 49 (2.51%) Market Risk
13 47 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
14 46 (2.35%) Data Structures
15 38 (1.94%) Credit Risk
16 33 (1.69%) Client/Server
17 32 (1.64%) Exotic Derivative
18 29 (1.48%) PMI
19 21 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 328 (16.78%) Linux
2 321 (16.42%) Unix
3 168 (8.59%) Windows
4 27 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.18%) Solaris
6 21 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.26%) CentOS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.15%) OS/390
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.051%) Android
13 1 (0.051%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (17.03%) Asset Management
3 278 (14.22%) Multithreading
4 257 (13.15%) Analytics
5 242 (12.38%) Low Latency
6 224 (11.46%) Electronic Trading
7 222 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 196 (10.03%) SDLC
9 182 (9.31%) Business Analysis
10 169 (8.64%) Investment Management
10 169 (8.64%) Mathematics
11 166 (8.49%) Wealth Management
12 150 (7.67%) OO
13 128 (6.55%) Project Management
14 110 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 106 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
16 105 (5.37%) Algorithmic Trading
17 101 (5.17%) Software Engineering
18 93 (4.76%) Test Automation
19 91 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 596 (30.49%) Java
2 594 (30.38%) SQL
3 533 (27.26%) C#
4 323 (16.52%) C++
5 293 (14.99%) Python
6 198 (10.13%) JavaScript
7 141 (7.21%) VBA
8 89 (4.55%) Perl
9 75 (3.84%) T-SQL
10 60 (3.07%) Scala
11 51 (2.61%) R
12 45 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 38 (1.94%) C
13 38 (1.94%) MATLAB
14 30 (1.53%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.13%) PHP
17 19 (0.97%) PowerShell
17 19 (0.97%) VB
18 11 (0.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 295 (15.09%) Degree
2 75 (3.84%) PhD
3 39 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 17 (0.87%) Postgraduate
5 12 (0.61%) PMP
5 12 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.41%) CFA
7 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.20%) ISEB
9 3 (0.15%) ACCA
9 3 (0.15%) CISA
9 3 (0.15%) CISM
9 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CCAB
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.051%) MCP
11 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.83%) MiFID
2 105 (5.37%) QA
3 41 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 27 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 26 (1.33%) EMIR
6 12 (0.61%) SLA
7 5 (0.26%) Basel III
7 5 (0.26%) FATCA
8 3 (0.15%) PMO
9 2 (0.10%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.10%) IFRS
9 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.10%) UCITS
10 1 (0.051%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.41%) Docker
3 6 (0.31%) HDFS
4 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.15%) NFS
6 3 (0.15%) Samba
6 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.10%) vSphere
7 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.051%) LXC
Systems Management
1 29 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
2 16 (0.82%) Ansible
3 12 (0.61%) Puppet
4 4 (0.20%) Endace
4 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.20%) SCCM
5 3 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.15%) Control-M
5 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.15%) Graphite
5 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.10%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.051%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 182 (9.31%) Oracle
2 109 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.45%) TIBCO
4 86 (4.40%) Bloomberg
5 78 (3.99%) Murex
6 72 (3.68%) ION Trading
7 65 (3.32%) Sybase
8 44 (2.25%) Charles River
9 37 (1.89%) Reuters
10 34 (1.74%) StreamBase
11 28 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.33%) Informatica
13 20 (1.02%) SAP
14 19 (0.97%) Citrix
14 19 (0.97%) Tableau
15 17 (0.87%) Fidessa
16 15 (0.77%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.77%) Lotus
17 14 (0.72%) Splunk
18 13 (0.66%) Sophis
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 42 minutes ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £135k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + c. 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + 10% pension + extensive benefits and perfor
Posted: 3 days ago