Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -68 +7 +45
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,406 1,165 2,211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.73% 4.76% 4.31%
As % of the General category 4.34% 8.24% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,061 1,977
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
25th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £92,500 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +25.00%
75th Percentile £126,250 £117,500 £126,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £135,000 £143,750
England median annual salary £105,000 £92,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +29.03%

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 32,375 14,143 31,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.94% 57.77% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20,655 11,810 24,811
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £106,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 215 £92,500 +1.37% 86
East London - 5 £150,000 - 9
North London -17 1 £65,500 +0.77%
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 1,011 (71.91%) Finance
2 716 (50.92%) Software Engineering
3 682 (48.51%) Python
4 664 (47.23%) Asset Management
5 656 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
6 613 (43.60%) Equities
7 612 (43.53%) AWS
8 605 (43.03%) React
9 592 (42.11%) Investment Management
10 533 (37.91%) JavaScript
11 487 (34.64%) Full Stack Development
12 478 (34.00%) Fixed Income
13 466 (33.14%) Java
14 463 (32.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 433 (30.80%) TypeScript
16 428 (30.44%) SQL
17 422 (30.01%) Derivative
18 408 (29.02%) Hedge funds
19 377 (26.81%) Analytics
20 351 (24.96%) CI/CD
21 292 (20.77%) Docker
22 289 (20.55%) Azure
23 283 (20.13%) Banking
24 275 (19.56%) C#
25 245 (17.43%) GCP
26 238 (16.93%) Terraform
27 224 (15.93%) Kubernetes
28 220 (15.65%) Node.js
29 202 (14.37%) Social Skills
30 184 (13.09%) Serverless

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 (5.12%) Apache
2 28 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.07%) Confluence
4 10 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.50%) Camunda
7 6 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (0.43%) IIS
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.14%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.071%) Jetty
10 1 (0.071%) Jupyter
Applications
1 27 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.42%) Adobe XD
2 20 (1.42%) Sketch
3 15 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) RMDS
2 5 (0.36%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (0.21%) Eikon
4 1 (0.071%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.071%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.071%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.071%) Summit
4 1 (0.071%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 612 (43.53%) AWS
2 289 (20.55%) Azure
3 245 (17.43%) GCP
4 184 (13.09%) Serverless
5 174 (12.38%) Amazon S3
6 173 (12.30%) AWS Lambda
7 108 (7.68%) Amazon SQS
8 89 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
9 84 (5.97%) AWS Step Functions
10 42 (2.99%) OpenShift
11 31 (2.20%) Microsoft 365
12 25 (1.78%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (1.42%) Figma
14 10 (0.71%) GitHub
15 9 (0.64%) PaaS
16 2 (0.14%) IaaS
16 2 (0.14%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.14%) SaaS
17 1 (0.071%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.78%) DNS
2 10 (0.71%) VPN
3 7 (0.50%) HTTP
4 6 (0.43%) DHCP
4 6 (0.43%) Firewall
4 6 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.36%) LAN
6 4 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.28%) ICMP
6 4 (0.28%) Internet
6 4 (0.28%) NAS
6 4 (0.28%) SAN
6 4 (0.28%) VLAN
6 4 (0.28%) WAN
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.071%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.071%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 108 (7.68%) Amazon RDS
3 65 (4.62%) Apache Ignite
4 63 (4.48%) SQL Server
5 30 (2.13%) Big Data
6 24 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 24 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.00%) Data Lake
9 13 (0.92%) Blockchain
9 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.78%) KDB
12 8 (0.57%) Amazon Athena
12 8 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.57%) Flink
12 8 (0.57%) MySQL
13 7 (0.50%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 41 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 40 (2.84%) JIRA
3 36 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.71%) Artifactory
5 16 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.00%) Maven
7 11 (0.78%) JUnit
8 8 (0.57%) Gradle
9 6 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.43%) GitLab
9 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.36%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (0.28%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.28%) JMeter
11 4 (0.28%) Protractor
12 3 (0.21%) Gatling
12 3 (0.21%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.21%) NUnit
General
1 1,011 (71.91%) Finance
2 283 (20.13%) Banking
3 202 (14.37%) Social Skills
4 123 (8.75%) Investment Banking
5 90 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (3.34%) Back Office
7 45 (3.20%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 14 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (0.92%) Marketing
10 13 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
11 10 (0.71%) Legal
12 8 (0.57%) Retail
13 7 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (0.28%) Advertising
14 4 (0.28%) International Banking
15 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 940 (66.86%) Developer
2 453 (32.22%) Software Engineer
3 423 (30.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 362 (25.75%) Python Developer
5 257 (18.28%) Python Engineer
6 219 (15.58%) AWS Developer
7 206 (14.65%) React Developer
8 204 (14.51%) Java Developer
9 200 (14.22%) AWS Engineer
10 156 (11.10%) Python Software Engineer
11 126 (8.96%) Lead Developer
12 124 (8.82%) Front Office Developer
12 124 (8.82%) Senior Developer
12 124 (8.82%) UI Developer
13 120 (8.53%) UI Engineer
14 99 (7.04%) Analyst
14 99 (7.04%) AWS Software Engineer
15 83 (5.90%) Lead Software Developer
15 83 (5.90%) Lead Software Engineer
16 79 (5.62%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (43.03%) React
2 220 (15.65%) Node.js
3 183 (13.02%) AngularJS
4 146 (10.38%) .NET
5 119 (8.46%) Material-UI
6 118 (8.39%) Vue.js
7 98 (6.97%) .NET Core
8 74 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
9 66 (4.69%) ASP.NET
10 65 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (4.34%) ASP.NET Core
12 50 (3.56%) NumPy
13 49 (3.49%) Pandas
14 44 (3.13%) Kafka
14 44 (3.13%) SciPy
15 43 (3.06%) gRPC
16 42 (2.99%) Protocol Buffers
16 42 (2.99%) Spring
17 41 (2.92%) WPF
18 35 (2.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 613 (43.60%) Equities
2 478 (34.00%) Fixed Income
3 463 (32.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 422 (30.01%) Derivative
5 408 (29.02%) Hedge funds
6 147 (10.46%) User Experience
7 82 (5.83%) Credit Derivative
8 77 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.78%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
13 14 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.71%) Cloud Native
16 9 (0.64%) Contract for Difference
17 8 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.57%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.26%) Linux
2 75 (5.33%) Unix
3 59 (4.20%) Windows
4 14 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.071%) CentOS
10 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (50.92%) Software Engineering
2 664 (47.23%) Asset Management
3 656 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
4 592 (42.11%) Investment Management
5 487 (34.64%) Full Stack Development
6 377 (26.81%) Analytics
7 351 (24.96%) CI/CD
8 158 (11.24%) Microservices
9 138 (9.82%) DevOps
10 132 (9.39%) UX Design
11 129 (9.17%) Front End Development
12 117 (8.32%) Low Latency
13 110 (7.82%) Fintech
14 109 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
15 106 (7.54%) Portfolio Management
16 101 (7.18%) Multithreading
17 97 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
17 97 (6.90%) TDD
18 92 (6.54%) Visualisation
19 87 (6.19%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 682 (48.51%) Python
2 533 (37.91%) JavaScript
3 466 (33.14%) Java
4 433 (30.80%) TypeScript
5 428 (30.44%) SQL
6 275 (19.56%) C#
7 139 (9.89%) C++
8 102 (7.25%) Scala
9 71 (5.05%) Clojure
10 70 (4.98%) C
11 69 (4.91%) Kotlin
12 25 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.56%) Go
14 20 (1.42%) Bash
15 19 (1.35%) R
16 12 (0.85%) Perl
16 12 (0.85%) VBA
17 11 (0.78%) Java 8
18 9 (0.64%) ES6
19 8 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 85 (6.05%) Degree
2 24 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.78%) PhD
4 9 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (0.36%) MCSA
8 4 (0.28%) MCSE
8 4 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.21%) MCP
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.071%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.071%) CBAP
11 1 (0.071%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.55%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.28%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.071%) EMIR
6 1 (0.071%) MiFID
6 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 292 (20.77%) Docker
2 37 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 238 (16.93%) Terraform
2 224 (15.93%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.71%) SCCM
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 4 (0.28%) Podman
5 3 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.071%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 77 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 49 (3.49%) Oracle
3 43 (3.06%) BISAM
4 32 (2.28%) Bloomberg
5 23 (1.64%) Charles River
6 21 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.42%) Adobe
8 19 (1.35%) Murex
9 14 (1.00%) Databricks
9 14 (1.00%) Reuters
10 12 (0.85%) Fidessa
10 12 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.71%) Solace
11 10 (0.71%) Sybase
12 9 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.64%) Trayport
13 8 (0.57%) ION Trading
14 7 (0.50%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.50%) Sun
14 7 (0.50%) TIBCO