Period
to 15 June 2021

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 6 months to 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 69 107
Rank change year-on-year -29 +38 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,361 1,465 1,735
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.56% 4.20% 3.01%
As % of the General category 5.85% 6.93% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 1,331 1,498
10th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £102,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.32% +28.13% -
75th Percentile £120,000 £126,250 £105,000
90th Percentile £135,000 £142,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £102,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% +32.26% -3.13%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,253 21,132 35,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.90% 60.53% 62.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,943 16,858 28,492
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +6.67%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £109,125 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in London

Front Office
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office in London.

Salary trend for Front Office in London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office in London over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 6 months to 15 June 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
Central London +24 220 £96,250 +6.94% 55
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 916 (67.30%) Finance
2 656 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 544 (39.97%) Python
4 533 (39.16%) JavaScript
4 533 (39.16%) Equities
5 517 (37.99%) Asset Management
6 513 (37.69%) Software Engineering
7 507 (37.25%) Derivative
8 488 (35.86%) React
9 485 (35.64%) Java
10 464 (34.09%) Fixed Income
11 463 (34.02%) Investment Management
12 454 (33.36%) AWS
13 410 (30.12%) Hedge funds
14 398 (29.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 348 (25.57%) C#
16 314 (23.07%) Web Services
17 291 (21.38%) SQL
18 287 (21.09%) Banking
19 278 (20.43%) Analytics
20 262 (19.25%) AngularJS
21 242 (17.78%) .NET
22 223 (16.39%) Azure
23 222 (16.31%) TypeScript
24 202 (14.84%) Docker
24 202 (14.84%) Node.js
25 182 (13.37%) Vue.js
26 180 (13.23%) Greenfield Project
26 180 (13.23%) Investment Banking
27 172 (12.64%) Social Skills

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 78 (5.73%) Apache Spark
2 56 (4.11%) Apache
3 16 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (0.37%) Confluence
5 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.15%) GemFire
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.073%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.073%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.073%) MTS
7 1 (0.073%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.073%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.29%) MadCap Flare
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.03%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
3 9 (0.66%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.37%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.29%) Advent Moxy
5 4 (0.29%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.073%) Actimize
7 1 (0.073%) Endur
7 1 (0.073%) Kondor
7 1 (0.073%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.073%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.073%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 454 (33.36%) AWS
2 223 (16.39%) Azure
3 171 (12.56%) GCP
4 142 (10.43%) Amazon S3
5 141 (10.36%) Serverless
6 139 (10.21%) AWS Lambda
7 84 (6.17%) Amazon SQS
7 84 (6.17%) AWS Step Functions
8 55 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (2.65%) OpenShift
10 27 (1.98%) Power Platform
11 20 (1.47%) SaaS
12 14 (1.03%) Azure Service Bus
13 10 (0.73%) Snowflake
14 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.29%) npm
16 3 (0.22%) GitHub
17 2 (0.15%) Microsoft 365
18 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 1 (0.073%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.51%) Multicast
3 6 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.37%) DHCP
4 5 (0.37%) DNS
5 4 (0.29%) AMQP
5 4 (0.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.29%) FTP
5 4 (0.29%) HTTP
5 4 (0.29%) InfiniBand
5 4 (0.29%) WebEx
6 3 (0.22%) Firewall
6 3 (0.22%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.073%) Internet
8 1 (0.073%) PBX
8 1 (0.073%) SAN
8 1 (0.073%) Skype
8 1 (0.073%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 84 (6.17%) Amazon RDS
3 78 (5.73%) SQL Server
4 53 (3.89%) Apache Ignite
5 52 (3.82%) KDB
6 51 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.98%) Power BI
8 26 (1.91%) Flink
9 21 (1.54%) Data Mart
9 21 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.47%) Big Data
11 19 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.03%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.88%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.73%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.66%) Kdb+
15 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (4.78%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.84%) JIRA
2 25 (1.84%) Maven
3 18 (1.32%) Subversion
4 16 (1.18%) Artifactory
5 14 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 10 (0.73%) JUnit
8 9 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.37%) GitLab
10 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.29%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.29%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.29%) webpack
12 3 (0.22%) gulp
13 2 (0.15%) Mockito
13 2 (0.15%) Moq
General
1 916 (67.30%) Finance
2 287 (21.09%) Banking
3 180 (13.23%) Investment Banking
4 172 (12.64%) Social Skills
5 51 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.75%) Back Office
6 42 (3.09%) Retail
7 24 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.96%) Private Banking
9 11 (0.81%) Legal
10 9 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (0.44%) Marketing
13 5 (0.37%) Advertising
14 3 (0.22%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.073%) Automotive
16 1 (0.073%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 899 (66.05%) Developer
2 225 (16.53%) Software Engineer
3 204 (14.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 197 (14.47%) React Developer
5 196 (14.40%) Analyst
6 177 (13.01%) Java Developer
7 174 (12.78%) Front Office Developer
7 174 (12.78%) Python Developer
8 156 (11.46%) JavaScript Developer
9 154 (11.32%) AWS Developer
10 128 (9.40%) .NET Developer
11 109 (8.01%) Business Analyst
12 103 (7.57%) .NET Software Engineer
13 102 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
14 84 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
15 83 (6.10%) JavaScript Engineer
16 77 (5.66%) AWS Software Engineer
17 76 (5.58%) Applications Support
18 72 (5.29%) Senior Developer
19 69 (5.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (35.86%) React
2 314 (23.07%) Web Services
3 262 (19.25%) AngularJS
4 242 (17.78%) .NET
5 202 (14.84%) Node.js
6 182 (13.37%) Vue.js
7 120 (8.82%) .NET Core
8 95 (6.98%) Kafka
9 82 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 81 (5.95%) ASP.NET
11 78 (5.73%) ASP.NET Core
12 73 (5.36%) Material-UI
13 68 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
14 65 (4.78%) Spring
15 48 (3.53%) HTML
16 46 (3.38%) GraphQL
17 44 (3.23%) Shiny
18 40 (2.94%) Middleware
19 36 (2.65%) React Native
20 31 (2.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 533 (39.16%) Equities
2 507 (37.25%) Derivative
3 464 (34.09%) Fixed Income
4 410 (30.12%) Hedge funds
5 398 (29.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 180 (13.23%) Greenfield Project
7 106 (7.79%) Market Risk
8 89 (6.54%) Equity Derivative
9 55 (4.04%) Credit Risk
10 41 (3.01%) Data Structures
11 38 (2.79%) Algorithms
12 36 (2.65%) Social Media
13 20 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
14 15 (1.10%) Exotic Derivative
14 15 (1.10%) Reference Data
14 15 (1.10%) User Experience
15 13 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
16 10 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
16 10 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.13%) Linux
2 72 (5.29%) Unix
3 53 (3.89%) Windows
4 13 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.51%) Solaris
7 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (37.99%) Asset Management
3 513 (37.69%) Software Engineering
4 463 (34.02%) Investment Management
5 278 (20.43%) Analytics
6 141 (10.36%) Fintech
7 139 (10.21%) Microservices
8 136 (9.99%) Migration
9 121 (8.89%) Low Latency
10 117 (8.60%) Multithreading
11 101 (7.42%) TDD
12 88 (6.47%) Electronic Trading
13 84 (6.17%) SDLC
14 82 (6.02%) Business Analysis
14 82 (6.02%) Risk Management
15 67 (4.92%) Data Analytics
15 67 (4.92%) DevOps
16 63 (4.63%) Machine Learning
17 54 (3.97%) Algorithmic Trading
18 53 (3.89%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 544 (39.97%) Python
2 533 (39.16%) JavaScript
3 485 (35.64%) Java
4 348 (25.57%) C#
5 291 (21.38%) SQL
6 222 (16.31%) TypeScript
7 139 (10.21%) C++
8 130 (9.55%) Scala
9 106 (7.79%) Kotlin
10 65 (4.78%) R
11 53 (3.89%) Clojure
12 37 (2.72%) Java 8
13 34 (2.50%) Perl
14 32 (2.35%) Bash Shell
15 29 (2.13%) VBA
16 15 (1.10%) F#
16 15 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.88%) ES6
18 11 (0.81%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (3.45%) Degree
2 13 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.66%) PhD
4 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.073%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.35%) MiFID
2 29 (2.13%) QA
3 4 (0.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.22%) EMIR
5 2 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.073%) Basel III
6 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.073%) ITGC
6 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 202 (14.84%) Docker
2 13 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.073%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.073%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 90 (6.61%) Terraform
3 8 (0.59%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.073%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.073%) Oozie
5 1 (0.073%) Puppet
5 1 (0.073%) Rancher
5 1 (0.073%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 70 (5.14%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.34%) Oracle
3 46 (3.38%) Murex
4 43 (3.16%) Bloomberg
5 36 (2.65%) Charles River
6 15 (1.10%) Google
7 13 (0.96%) ION Trading
7 13 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.88%) Greenplum
8 12 (0.88%) Solace
9 11 (0.81%) Sophis
10 10 (0.73%) Tradeweb
11 9 (0.66%) Fidessa
11 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.66%) Sybase
12 7 (0.51%) Calypso
12 7 (0.51%) Reuters
13 6 (0.44%) Refinitiv
13 6 (0.44%) Sencha
13 6 (0.44%) VMware