Period
to 22 August 2017

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

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 109 71
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38 0
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3016 2319 3437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.09% 2.87% 3.86%
As % of the General category 7.78% 5.49% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 2044 2905
London median annual salary £75,250 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £46,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £103,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 38784 42261 48483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 52.58% 52.38% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27825 36280 40046
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 6 months to 22 August 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 6 months to 22 August 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 +14 489 £76,500 +9.29% 71
West London +8 11 £57,500 -14.81% 2
East London -9 11 £63,000 -40.00% 2
South London - 1 - -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2120 (70.29%) Finance
2 1774 (58.82%) Banking
3 1517 (50.30%) Investment Banking
4 1318 (43.70%) Asset Management
5 1081 (35.84%) Java
6 1058 (35.08%) Wealth Management
7 1029 (34.12%) Retail
8 1004 (33.29%) Retail Banking
9 852 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
10 786 (26.06%) Derivative
11 746 (24.73%) SQL
12 740 (24.54%) C#
13 714 (23.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 569 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
15 531 (17.61%) SDLC
16 476 (15.78%) Multithreading
17 475 (15.75%) Equities
18 473 (15.68%) Risk Management
19 471 (15.62%) Python
20 448 (14.85%) Low Latency
21 447 (14.82%) Unix
22 430 (14.26%) Fixed Income
23 424 (14.06%) Oracle
24 413 (13.69%) C++
25 394 (13.06%) Analytics
26 390 (12.93%) SQL Server
27 374 (12.40%) Linux
28 370 (12.27%) Degree
29 363 (12.04%) OO
30 339 (11.24%) Business Analysis

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 72 (2.39%) Apache
2 65 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 55 (1.82%) Confluence
4 54 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 53 (1.76%) SAS
6 35 (1.16%) DataSynapse
7 33 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.09%) IIS
8 30 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.33%) JBoss
12 9 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.23%) GemFire
14 7 (0.23%) Mule
15 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.17%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 179 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 38 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.066%) Stata
Business Applications
1 84 (2.79%) thinkFolio
2 76 (2.52%) ION MarketView
3 42 (1.39%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.66%) Endur
5 15 (0.50%) Bloomberg AIM
6 13 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
7 12 (0.40%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 7 (0.23%) Minerva
9 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Eikon
11 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.099%) RMDS
12 3 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
12 3 (0.099%) Summit
13 2 (0.066%) Actimize
13 2 (0.066%) Advent Geneva
13 2 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
13 2 (0.066%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.33%) SaaS
4 7 (0.23%) GitHub
5 5 (0.17%) IaaS
5 5 (0.17%) Office 365
6 3 (0.099%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.099%) PaaS
7 2 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.066%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.066%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.066%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.033%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.16%) Firewall
2 21 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
4 10 (0.33%) DNS
5 9 (0.30%) DHCP
6 6 (0.20%) LAN
6 6 (0.20%) WAN
7 5 (0.17%) NAS
7 5 (0.17%) SAN
8 3 (0.099%) Network Security
8 3 (0.099%) PBX
9 1 (0.033%) AMQP
9 1 (0.033%) DSL
9 1 (0.033%) LDAP
9 1 (0.033%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 196 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 152 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 140 (4.64%) Big Data
5 115 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 110 (3.65%) RDBMS
7 69 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 58 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (1.79%) MySQL
9 54 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (1.59%) KDB
10 48 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 47 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (1.43%) Power BI
13 39 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 38 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (1.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 128 (4.24%) Subversion
2 104 (3.45%) Maven
3 99 (3.28%) JIRA
4 80 (2.65%) TeamCity
5 77 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 76 (2.52%) Git (software)
7 60 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 55 (1.82%) JUnit
9 35 (1.16%) GCC
10 32 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 30 (0.99%) Gradle
12 23 (0.76%) JBehave
13 19 (0.63%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.36%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.36%) Selenium
15 11 (0.36%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.33%) Ant
16 10 (0.33%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.33%) HP UFT
General
1 2120 (70.29%) Finance
2 1774 (58.82%) Banking
3 1517 (50.30%) Investment Banking
4 1029 (34.12%) Retail
5 1004 (33.29%) Retail Banking
6 185 (6.13%) Back Office
6 185 (6.13%) Financial Institution
7 43 (1.43%) Marketing
8 40 (1.33%) Advertising
8 40 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
9 37 (1.23%) Private Banking
10 33 (1.09%) Legal
11 16 (0.53%) Music Industry
12 11 (0.36%) International Banking
13 8 (0.27%) Games
13 8 (0.27%) Publishing
13 8 (0.27%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.23%) Electronics
14 7 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1292 (42.84%) Developer
2 655 (21.72%) Analyst
3 494 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 404 (13.40%) Business Analyst
5 262 (8.69%) Software Engineer
6 258 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 251 (8.32%) C# Developer
8 219 (7.26%) Support Analyst
9 214 (7.10%) Front Office Developer
10 201 (6.66%) Applications Support
11 168 (5.57%) C++ Developer
12 134 (4.44%) Project Manager
13 109 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
14 102 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
15 91 (3.02%) Python Developer
16 89 (2.95%) IT Support
17 86 (2.85%) .NET Developer
18 82 (2.72%) Tools Developer
19 80 (2.65%) Banking Analyst
20 78 (2.59%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (10.18%) .NET
2 256 (8.49%) FIX Protocol
3 188 (6.23%) HTML
4 145 (4.81%) Spring
5 141 (4.68%) XML
6 122 (4.05%) WPF
7 103 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 96 (3.18%) REST
9 94 (3.12%) Hibernate
10 82 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 78 (2.59%) HTML5
12 77 (2.55%) Middleware
13 64 (2.12%) .NET Framework
14 62 (2.06%) Kafka
15 60 (1.99%) CSS
15 60 (1.99%) Entity Framework
16 59 (1.96%) Web Services
17 51 (1.69%) React
18 47 (1.56%) Swing
19 45 (1.49%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 786 (26.06%) Derivative
2 714 (23.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 569 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 475 (15.75%) Equities
5 430 (14.26%) Fixed Income
6 273 (9.05%) Equity Derivative
7 188 (6.23%) Computer Science
8 133 (4.41%) Hedge funds
9 130 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
10 124 (4.11%) Market Risk
11 123 (4.08%) Credit Risk
12 76 (2.52%) Algorithms
13 70 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
14 66 (2.19%) Management Information System
15 61 (2.02%) Exotic Derivative
16 60 (1.99%) Credit Derivative
17 52 (1.72%) Fintech
18 47 (1.56%) Data Structures
19 38 (1.26%) User Experience
20 28 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 447 (14.82%) Unix
2 374 (12.40%) Linux
3 239 (7.92%) Windows
4 31 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 15 (0.50%) OS/390
6 15 (0.50%) Solaris
7 10 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.23%) Android
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.099%) CentOS
11 3 (0.099%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.033%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1318 (43.70%) Asset Management
2 1058 (35.08%) Wealth Management
3 852 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
4 531 (17.61%) SDLC
5 476 (15.78%) Multithreading
6 473 (15.68%) Risk Management
7 448 (14.85%) Low Latency
8 394 (13.06%) Analytics
9 363 (12.04%) OO
10 339 (11.24%) Business Analysis
11 337 (11.17%) Software Engineering
12 287 (9.52%) Project Management
13 242 (8.02%) Electronic Trading
14 234 (7.76%) OOD
15 229 (7.59%) Investment Management
16 208 (6.90%) BDD
17 198 (6.56%) Test Automation
18 171 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 165 (5.47%) Mathematics
20 149 (4.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1081 (35.84%) Java
2 746 (24.73%) SQL
3 740 (24.54%) C#
4 471 (15.62%) Python
5 413 (13.69%) C++
6 240 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 183 (6.07%) VBA
8 125 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 103 (3.42%) Perl
10 83 (2.75%) R
11 73 (2.42%) MATLAB
12 59 (1.96%) Scala
13 56 (1.86%) T-SQL
14 52 (1.72%) VB
15 47 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.19%) C
17 33 (1.09%) VBScript
18 24 (0.80%) Bash Shell
19 23 (0.76%) PHP
20 22 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 370 (12.27%) Degree
2 70 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (1.79%) PhD
4 30 (0.99%) Master's Degree
5 23 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.53%) CFA
8 13 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.40%) PMP
10 11 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 11 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.20%) CIMA
11 6 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.17%) ISEB
12 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.099%) ACCA
13 3 (0.099%) CISA
13 3 (0.099%) CISM
13 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (8.45%) QA
2 102 (3.38%) MiFID
3 41 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.76%) EMIR
6 11 (0.36%) AIFMD
6 11 (0.36%) SLA
7 9 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.23%) UCITS
9 6 (0.20%) IFRS
10 3 (0.099%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.066%) Basel III
11 2 (0.066%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
2 16 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.27%) HDFS
5 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.099%) Docker
6 3 (0.099%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.066%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.066%) vSphere
8 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.033%) XenApp
8 1 (0.033%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (1.06%) PowerBroker
2 23 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
3 15 (0.50%) Tivoli
3 15 (0.50%) Tivoli NetView
4 13 (0.43%) Ansible
5 7 (0.23%) Control-M
6 6 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.20%) Puppet
6 6 (0.20%) SCCM
7 5 (0.17%) Graphite
8 2 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.066%) Kibana
8 2 (0.066%) logstash
8 2 (0.066%) Mesos
8 2 (0.066%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.066%) Salt
8 2 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.066%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.066%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 424 (14.06%) Oracle
2 211 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 127 (4.21%) Sybase
4 117 (3.88%) ION Trading
5 108 (3.58%) Charles River
6 101 (3.35%) Bloomberg
7 76 (2.52%) TIBCO
8 75 (2.49%) Murex
9 59 (1.96%) Sun
10 38 (1.26%) Reuters
11 35 (1.16%) StreamBase
12 34 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
13 29 (0.96%) SAP
14 28 (0.93%) Fidessa
15 25 (0.83%) Informatica
16 24 (0.80%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.73%) Citrix
18 20 (0.66%) OpenLink
19 18 (0.60%) Calypso
19 18 (0.60%) Lotus