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

Front Office
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 111 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1268 1130 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.46% 2.83% 3.91%
As % of the General category 6.74% 5.47% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1007 1495
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,550 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £111,250 £111,250 £103,750
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% +38.15%  

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 18823 20673 24542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 51.30% 51.75% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22951 27586 32085
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 £35,000 £33,212 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 242 £77,500 +10.71% 54
Canary Wharf -11 5 £75,250 -28.33%
West End of London +4 3 £75,000 -31.81% 1
Chiswick -9 2 £80,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1390 (64.26%) Finance
2 1037 (47.94%) Banking
3 765 (35.37%) Investment Banking
4 655 (30.28%) Java
5 624 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 585 (27.05%) SQL
7 575 (26.58%) C#
8 538 (24.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 535 (24.73%) Asset Management
10 465 (21.50%) Derivative
11 375 (17.34%) C++
12 356 (16.46%) Fixed Income
13 348 (16.09%) Python
14 334 (15.44%) Wealth Management
15 333 (15.40%) SQL Server
16 321 (14.84%) Unix
17 317 (14.66%) Linux
18 315 (14.56%) Equities
19 312 (14.42%) Analytics
20 307 (14.19%) Risk Management
21 305 (14.10%) Retail
21 305 (14.10%) Multithreading
22 293 (13.55%) Degree
23 288 (13.31%) Low Latency
24 286 (13.22%) Retail Banking
25 282 (13.04%) .NET
26 223 (10.31%) Oracle
27 218 (10.08%) SDLC
28 217 (10.03%) FIX Protocol
29 213 (9.85%) Electronic Trading

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 (1.99%) Apache
1 43 (1.99%) Tomcat
2 38 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 35 (1.62%) IIS
4 34 (1.57%) Confluence
5 31 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (1.34%) SAS
7 17 (0.79%) IBM Notes
7 17 (0.79%) JBoss
8 9 (0.42%) Jetty
8 9 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.32%) GemFire
9 7 (0.32%) Mule
10 6 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.14%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 172 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.46%) Stata
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (2.82%) thinkFolio
2 48 (2.22%) ION MarketView
3 35 (1.62%) Markit EDM
4 18 (0.83%) Endur
5 13 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.51%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.46%) Bloomberg AIM
8 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.32%) Minerva
9 6 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.14%) Misys Opics
10 3 (0.14%) RMDS
10 3 (0.14%) Softmar
10 3 (0.14%) Summit
11 2 (0.092%) BondVision
11 2 (0.092%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.092%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.092%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.23%) GitHub
4 3 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.092%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.092%) Office 365
5 2 (0.092%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.092%) SaaS
6 1 (0.046%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.046%) PaaS
6 1 (0.046%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.02%) FIX Connectivity
2 12 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.32%) DNS
4 6 (0.28%) LDAP
4 6 (0.28%) Multicast
5 5 (0.23%) BGP
6 4 (0.18%) DHCP
6 4 (0.18%) IGMP
6 4 (0.18%) MPLS
6 4 (0.18%) SAN
7 3 (0.14%) LAN
7 3 (0.14%) Network Security
7 3 (0.14%) PBX
7 3 (0.14%) WAN
8 2 (0.092%) Firewall
8 2 (0.092%) NAS
8 2 (0.092%) SSL
9 1 (0.046%) AMQP
9 1 (0.046%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.84%) Relational Database
3 59 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 52 (2.40%) Big Data
5 50 (2.31%) MySQL
5 50 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (1.90%) KDB
8 36 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (1.34%) MS Access
13 28 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 23 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 96 (4.44%) Maven
2 88 (4.07%) JUnit
3 68 (3.14%) JIRA
4 49 (2.27%) Gradle
5 43 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 42 (1.94%) Subversion
7 28 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 25 (1.16%) Visual Studio
9 24 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 24 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.06%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 19 (0.88%) FishEye
13 19 (0.88%) HP UFT
13 19 (0.88%) IntelliJ
14 17 (0.79%) Selenium
15 16 (0.74%) FitNesse
16 13 (0.60%) FlexUnit
17 12 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 1390 (64.26%) Finance
2 1037 (47.94%) Banking
3 765 (35.37%) Investment Banking
4 305 (14.10%) Retail
5 286 (13.22%) Retail Banking
6 144 (6.66%) Back Office
7 71 (3.28%) Financial Institution
8 51 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
9 33 (1.53%) Advertising
9 33 (1.53%) Private Banking
10 32 (1.48%) Legal
11 28 (1.29%) Marketing
12 17 (0.79%) Music Industry
13 12 (0.55%) Electronics
13 12 (0.55%) Games
14 10 (0.46%) International Banking
14 10 (0.46%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
15 8 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1036 (47.90%) Developer
2 541 (25.01%) Analyst
3 388 (17.94%) Java Developer
4 257 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 238 (11.00%) C# Developer
6 212 (9.80%) Front Office Developer
7 177 (8.18%) C++ Developer
8 164 (7.58%) Support Analyst
9 157 (7.26%) Applications Support
10 155 (7.17%) Senior Developer
11 108 (4.99%) Project Manager
12 89 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
13 77 (3.56%) .NET Developer
14 75 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
15 73 (3.37%) Software Engineer
16 71 (3.28%) Python Developer
17 68 (3.14%) Asset Management Analyst
18 66 (3.05%) Banking Analyst
19 65 (3.01%) Junior
20 56 (2.59%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (13.04%) .NET
2 217 (10.03%) FIX Protocol
3 154 (7.12%) Spring
4 151 (6.98%) HTML
5 125 (5.78%) XML
6 116 (5.36%) WPF
7 112 (5.18%) AngularJS
8 79 (3.65%) Hibernate
9 69 (3.19%) ASP.NET
9 69 (3.19%) HTML5
10 61 (2.82%) J2SE
10 61 (2.82%) Middleware
11 58 (2.68%) CSS
12 57 (2.64%) .NET Framework
13 50 (2.31%) Entity Framework
14 47 (2.17%) REST
15 42 (1.94%) Servlets
16 41 (1.90%) WCF
17 39 (1.80%) JMS
18 38 (1.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 538 (24.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 465 (21.50%) Derivative
3 356 (16.46%) Fixed Income
4 315 (14.56%) Equities
5 194 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
6 161 (7.44%) Computer Science
7 135 (6.24%) Hedge funds
8 123 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
9 118 (5.46%) Equity Derivative
10 71 (3.28%) Market Risk
11 63 (2.91%) Credit Risk
12 62 (2.87%) Algorithms
13 61 (2.82%) Fintech
14 57 (2.64%) Management Information System
15 51 (2.36%) Credit Derivative
16 44 (2.03%) Data Structures
17 34 (1.57%) Client/Server
18 33 (1.53%) Exotic Derivative
19 23 (1.06%) PMI
20 19 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 321 (14.84%) Unix
2 317 (14.66%) Linux
3 190 (8.78%) Windows
4 29 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 21 (0.97%) Solaris
7 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.32%) OS/390
8 7 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.18%) Android
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.092%) CentOS
12 2 (0.092%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (24.73%) Asset Management
3 334 (15.44%) Wealth Management
4 312 (14.42%) Analytics
5 307 (14.19%) Risk Management
6 305 (14.10%) Multithreading
7 288 (13.31%) Low Latency
8 218 (10.08%) SDLC
9 213 (9.85%) Electronic Trading
10 194 (8.97%) Business Analysis
11 182 (8.41%) Investment Management
12 167 (7.72%) OO
13 164 (7.58%) Mathematics
14 153 (7.07%) Project Management
15 145 (6.70%) Software Engineering
16 114 (5.27%) Algorithmic Trading
17 112 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (5.18%) Scrum
18 109 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 97 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 655 (30.28%) Java
2 585 (27.05%) SQL
3 575 (26.58%) C#
4 375 (17.34%) C++
5 348 (16.09%) Python
6 199 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 172 (7.95%) VBA
8 81 (3.74%) Perl
9 69 (3.19%) R
10 62 (2.87%) Shell Script
11 58 (2.68%) Scala
12 55 (2.54%) MATLAB
13 54 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 39 (1.80%) C
15 27 (1.25%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.97%) PHP
18 19 (0.88%) VB
19 14 (0.65%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 293 (13.55%) Degree
2 76 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (3.28%) PhD
4 40 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
5 34 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 32 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.69%) PMP
8 13 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.42%) CFA
9 9 (0.42%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.28%) ISEB
10 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.14%) ACCA
12 3 (0.14%) CISA
12 3 (0.14%) CISM
12 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (5.55%) QA
2 115 (5.32%) MiFID
3 45 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.43%) EMIR
5 29 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.51%) AIFMD
6 11 (0.51%) SLA
7 9 (0.42%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.32%) UCITS
9 5 (0.23%) Basel III
9 5 (0.23%) IFRS
10 3 (0.14%) FATCA
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.14%) PMO
11 1 (0.046%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.092%) Docker
5 2 (0.092%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.092%) vSphere
5 2 (0.092%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.55%) Ansible
3 8 (0.37%) Puppet
4 7 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.32%) Tivoli NetView
5 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.18%) Endace
6 4 (0.18%) Graphite
6 4 (0.18%) SCCM
7 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.092%) Control-M
8 2 (0.092%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.092%) Salt
8 2 (0.092%) SCOM
8 2 (0.092%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.092%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.092%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 223 (10.31%) Oracle
2 131 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 91 (4.21%) Bloomberg
4 86 (3.98%) ION Trading
4 86 (3.98%) TIBCO
5 69 (3.19%) Murex
6 65 (3.01%) Charles River
7 63 (2.91%) Sybase
8 38 (1.76%) Reuters
8 38 (1.76%) StreamBase
9 29 (1.34%) SAP
9 29 (1.34%) Sun
10 28 (1.29%) Informatica
11 24 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.11%) Fidessa
12 23 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.88%) Citrix
13 19 (0.88%) OpenLink
14 17 (0.79%) Lotus
14 17 (0.79%) Sophis
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £130000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago