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

Front Office
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 100 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1221 1159 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.33% 2.90% 3.90%
As % of the General category 6.54% 5.58% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1030 1485
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 £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 18664 20756 24501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 50.96% 51.87% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14123 17772 20133
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 £91,500 £85,000 £87,500
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 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 23 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 -1 237 £77,500 +6.89% 47
Canary Wharf -10 5 £75,250 -28.33%
West End of London +2 3 £75,000 -37.50% 2
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
Chiswick -7 1 £80,000 - 1
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 1355 (63.98%) Finance
2 1008 (47.59%) Banking
3 732 (34.56%) Investment Banking
4 641 (30.26%) Java
5 607 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
6 589 (27.81%) SQL
7 570 (26.91%) C#
8 522 (24.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 496 (23.42%) Asset Management
10 445 (21.01%) Derivative
11 366 (17.28%) C++
12 350 (16.53%) Fixed Income
13 337 (15.91%) Python
14 330 (15.58%) SQL Server
15 317 (14.97%) Unix
16 314 (14.83%) Linux
17 304 (14.35%) Wealth Management
18 303 (14.31%) Analytics
19 298 (14.07%) Equities
20 297 (14.02%) Degree
21 295 (13.93%) Multithreading
22 294 (13.88%) Risk Management
23 289 (13.64%) .NET
24 276 (13.03%) Low Latency
25 272 (12.84%) Retail
26 256 (12.09%) Retail Banking
27 217 (10.25%) Oracle
28 215 (10.15%) FIX Protocol
29 211 (9.96%) Electronic Trading
30 209 (9.87%) SDLC

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 (2.03%) Apache
2 40 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.70%) IIS
4 34 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 32 (1.51%) Confluence
6 30 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 27 (1.27%) SAS
8 16 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 16 (0.76%) JBoss
9 8 (0.38%) Jetty
9 8 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.33%) Mule
11 5 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.19%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.094%) CMS
14 2 (0.094%) SharePoint
Applications
1 170 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.47%) Stata
8 2 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (2.79%) thinkFolio
2 48 (2.27%) ION MarketView
3 34 (1.61%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.80%) Endur
5 13 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.52%) LatentZero
7 8 (0.38%) Bloomberg AIM
7 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.33%) Minerva
9 6 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.14%) Misys Opics
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Softmar
10 3 (0.14%) Summit
11 2 (0.094%) BondVision
11 2 (0.094%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.094%) RMDS
11 2 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.24%) GitHub
4 3 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.094%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.094%) Office 365
5 2 (0.094%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.094%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.047%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.047%) PaaS
6 1 (0.047%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.04%) FIX Connectivity
2 9 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.28%) DNS
3 6 (0.28%) LDAP
3 6 (0.28%) Multicast
4 5 (0.24%) BGP
5 4 (0.19%) IGMP
5 4 (0.19%) MPLS
6 3 (0.14%) DHCP
6 3 (0.14%) Network Security
6 3 (0.14%) PBX
7 2 (0.094%) LAN
7 2 (0.094%) SAN
7 2 (0.094%) SSL
7 2 (0.094%) WAN
8 1 (0.047%) AMQP
8 1 (0.047%) DSL
8 1 (0.047%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 53 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (2.46%) Hadoop
5 51 (2.41%) MySQL
6 50 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (2.31%) Big Data
8 41 (1.94%) KDB
9 35 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (1.37%) MS Access
12 29 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (1.32%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.04%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (4.39%) Maven
2 91 (4.30%) JUnit
3 67 (3.16%) JIRA
4 51 (2.41%) Gradle
5 42 (1.98%) Subversion
6 41 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 29 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.18%) Git (software)
10 24 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 20 (0.94%) HP UFT
14 19 (0.90%) FishEye
14 19 (0.90%) IntelliJ
14 19 (0.90%) Selenium
15 17 (0.80%) FitNesse
16 13 (0.61%) FlexUnit
17 12 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 1355 (63.98%) Finance
2 1008 (47.59%) Banking
3 732 (34.56%) Investment Banking
4 272 (12.84%) Retail
5 256 (12.09%) Retail Banking
6 143 (6.75%) Back Office
7 66 (3.12%) Financial Institution
8 52 (2.46%) Corporate Banking
9 35 (1.65%) Advertising
10 33 (1.56%) Private Banking
11 32 (1.51%) Legal
11 32 (1.51%) Marketing
12 17 (0.80%) Music Industry
13 12 (0.57%) Electronics
13 12 (0.57%) Games
13 12 (0.57%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.47%) International Banking
15 8 (0.38%) Billing
15 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1023 (48.30%) Developer
2 533 (25.17%) Analyst
3 383 (18.08%) Java Developer
4 247 (11.66%) Business Analyst
5 240 (11.33%) C# Developer
6 211 (9.96%) Front Office Developer
7 172 (8.12%) C++ Developer
8 165 (7.79%) Support Analyst
9 156 (7.37%) Applications Support
10 152 (7.18%) Senior Developer
11 103 (4.86%) Project Manager
12 91 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
13 79 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 76 (3.59%) .NET Developer
15 70 (3.31%) Python Developer
16 66 (3.12%) Banking Analyst
16 66 (3.12%) Software Engineer
17 65 (3.07%) Asset Management Analyst
18 64 (3.02%) Junior
19 54 (2.55%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (13.64%) .NET
2 215 (10.15%) FIX Protocol
3 154 (7.27%) Spring
4 151 (7.13%) HTML
5 129 (6.09%) XML
6 121 (5.71%) WPF
7 110 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 80 (3.78%) Hibernate
9 69 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 69 (3.26%) HTML5
10 62 (2.93%) J2SE
11 61 (2.88%) Middleware
12 58 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 58 (2.74%) CSS
13 49 (2.31%) Entity Framework
14 42 (1.98%) Servlets
15 41 (1.94%) REST
15 41 (1.94%) WCF
16 38 (1.79%) J2EE
17 37 (1.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 522 (24.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 445 (21.01%) Derivative
3 350 (16.53%) Fixed Income
4 298 (14.07%) Equities
5 182 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
6 165 (7.79%) Computer Science
7 133 (6.28%) Hedge funds
8 125 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
9 109 (5.15%) Equity Derivative
10 64 (3.02%) Market Risk
11 63 (2.97%) Algorithms
12 60 (2.83%) Fintech
13 58 (2.74%) Management Information System
14 54 (2.55%) Credit Risk
15 49 (2.31%) Credit Derivative
16 45 (2.12%) Data Structures
17 32 (1.51%) Client/Server
18 31 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
19 23 (1.09%) PMI
20 18 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 317 (14.97%) Unix
2 314 (14.83%) Linux
3 185 (8.73%) Windows
4 28 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.94%) Solaris
7 10 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.24%) OS/390
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.094%) Android
13 2 (0.094%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.047%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.047%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (23.42%) Asset Management
3 304 (14.35%) Wealth Management
4 303 (14.31%) Analytics
5 295 (13.93%) Multithreading
6 294 (13.88%) Risk Management
7 276 (13.03%) Low Latency
8 211 (9.96%) Electronic Trading
9 209 (9.87%) SDLC
10 189 (8.92%) Business Analysis
11 180 (8.50%) Investment Management
12 167 (7.88%) Mathematics
13 161 (7.60%) OO
14 147 (6.94%) Project Management
15 136 (6.42%) Software Engineering
16 111 (5.24%) Algorithmic Trading
17 110 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
17 110 (5.19%) Scrum
18 108 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 97 (4.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 641 (30.26%) Java
2 589 (27.81%) SQL
3 570 (26.91%) C#
4 366 (17.28%) C++
5 337 (15.91%) Python
6 197 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 174 (8.22%) VBA
8 83 (3.92%) Perl
9 67 (3.16%) R
10 60 (2.83%) Scala
11 57 (2.69%) Shell Script
11 57 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 53 (2.50%) MATLAB
13 39 (1.84%) C
14 28 (1.32%) TypeScript
15 23 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.04%) PHP
17 18 (0.85%) VB
18 14 (0.66%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 297 (14.02%) Degree
2 78 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (3.45%) PhD
4 41 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
5 35 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 32 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.66%) PMP
8 13 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (0.52%) Postgraduate
10 9 (0.42%) CFA
11 6 (0.28%) ISEB
11 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.14%) ACCA
13 3 (0.14%) CISA
13 3 (0.14%) CISM
13 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.094%) CCAB
14 2 (0.094%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.48%) QA
2 114 (5.38%) MiFID
3 45 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.46%) EMIR
5 28 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.52%) AIFMD
7 10 (0.47%) SLA
8 9 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.33%) UCITS
10 5 (0.24%) Basel III
10 5 (0.24%) IFRS
11 3 (0.14%) FATCA
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.14%) PMO
12 1 (0.047%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (0.33%) HDFS
3 7 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.094%) Docker
4 2 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.094%) vSphere
4 2 (0.094%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.57%) Ansible
3 8 (0.38%) Puppet
4 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.24%) Tivoli NetView
5 4 (0.19%) Endace
5 4 (0.19%) Graphite
5 4 (0.19%) SCCM
6 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.094%) Control-M
7 2 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.094%) SCOM
7 2 (0.094%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.094%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (0.094%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.047%) Salt
Vendors
1 217 (10.25%) Oracle
2 130 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 88 (4.15%) Bloomberg
4 86 (4.06%) ION Trading
4 86 (4.06%) TIBCO
5 66 (3.12%) Murex
6 61 (2.88%) Charles River
6 61 (2.88%) Sybase
7 37 (1.75%) Reuters
7 37 (1.75%) StreamBase
8 31 (1.46%) SAP
9 28 (1.32%) Informatica
10 27 (1.27%) Sun
11 24 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 23 (1.09%) Fidessa
12 23 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.90%) Citrix
13 19 (0.90%) OpenLink
14 16 (0.76%) Lotus
15 15 (0.71%) Sophis
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 15% bonus + good bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £160000 - £1300000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago