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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / London
Rank 111 94 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 897 1335 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.70% 3.22% 3.30%
As % of the General category 5.40% 6.06% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1139 1183
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  

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 16601 22020 22675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 50.00% 53.04% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13839 18679 18652
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 March 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 March 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 -5 232 £75,000 +7.14% 43
Canary Wharf -9 6 £90,000 +71.42%
Docklands, London - 6 £55,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1043 (56.75%) Finance
2 655 (35.64%) Banking
3 651 (35.42%) SQL
4 576 (31.34%) Java
5 443 (24.10%) C#
6 364 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
7 362 (19.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 347 (18.88%) Degree
9 333 (18.12%) Investment Banking
10 330 (17.95%) Linux
11 317 (17.25%) Derivative
12 313 (17.03%) Unix
13 279 (15.18%) Fixed Income
14 274 (14.91%) C++
14 274 (14.91%) .NET
15 265 (14.42%) Multithreading
16 260 (14.15%) Python
17 252 (13.71%) Electronic Trading
18 235 (12.79%) Equities
19 228 (12.40%) SQL Server
19 228 (12.40%) Low Latency
20 213 (11.59%) FIX Protocol
21 196 (10.66%) Computer Science
22 183 (9.96%) JavaScript
23 180 (9.79%) Investment Management
23 180 (9.79%) SDLC
24 178 (9.68%) Asset Management
25 177 (9.63%) Business Analysis
26 173 (9.41%) Analytics
27 171 (9.30%) Mathematics

Front Office
Top Related 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 45 (2.45%) Confluence
2 42 (2.29%) IIS
3 38 (2.07%) Apache
4 29 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 16 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 14 (0.76%) Jetty
8 13 (0.71%) JBoss
9 11 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.33%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.33%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.27%) Mule
14 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.22%) SAS
15 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 95 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.54%) MS Project
3 10 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.54%) Stata
4 9 (0.49%) MS Office
5 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (1.90%) thinkFolio
2 20 (1.09%) ION MarketView
3 18 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.44%) Front Arena
7 7 (0.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 5 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.22%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.22%) Summit
10 3 (0.16%) Endur
10 3 (0.16%) Kondor
10 3 (0.16%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.16%) Orchestrade
11 2 (0.11%) Eikon
11 2 (0.11%) Eze OMS
12 1 (0.054%) Aareon QL
12 1 (0.054%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.16%) GitHub
4 3 (0.16%) PaaS
5 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.054%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.054%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.58%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.60%) SAN
3 10 (0.54%) LDAP
3 10 (0.54%) Multicast
3 10 (0.54%) SSL
4 8 (0.44%) Firewall
5 5 (0.27%) BGP
5 5 (0.27%) DNS
6 4 (0.22%) IGMP
6 4 (0.22%) MPLS
6 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) PBX
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.11%) Internet
8 2 (0.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.054%) AMQP
9 1 (0.054%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.054%) Intranet
9 1 (0.054%) SNMP
9 1 (0.054%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 48 (2.61%) KDB
4 47 (2.56%) MySQL
5 35 (1.90%) Big Data
6 33 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 32 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 18 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 17 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (0.92%) Power BI
12 16 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.82%) QlikView
14 14 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.65%) DB2
16 11 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.60%) Kdb+
17 9 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 113 (6.15%) Maven
2 96 (5.22%) JUnit
3 79 (4.30%) Gradle
4 66 (3.59%) JIRA
5 55 (2.99%) Subversion
6 32 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 28 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 24 (1.31%) FishEye
10 23 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.09%) Selenium
12 20 (1.09%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.03%) IntelliJ
13 19 (1.03%) Visual Studio
14 18 (0.98%) Grunt
14 18 (0.98%) Jenkins
15 16 (0.87%) FitNesse
16 15 (0.82%) HP UFT
17 13 (0.71%) FlexUnit
General
1 1043 (56.75%) Finance
2 655 (35.64%) Banking
3 333 (18.12%) Investment Banking
4 166 (9.03%) Back Office
5 54 (2.94%) Advertising
6 47 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
7 36 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.80%) Retail
9 29 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.09%) Music Industry
11 19 (1.03%) Billing
11 19 (1.03%) Legal
12 17 (0.92%) Marketing
12 17 (0.92%) Private Banking
13 16 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.71%) Electronics
15 9 (0.49%) Games
16 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.27%) French Language
17 5 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 917 (49.89%) Developer
2 435 (23.67%) Analyst
3 397 (21.60%) Java Developer
4 214 (11.64%) Business Analyst
5 210 (11.43%) Front Office Developer
6 202 (10.99%) C# Developer
7 167 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 133 (7.24%) Applications Support
9 131 (7.13%) Support Analyst
10 117 (6.37%) C++ Developer
10 117 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 89 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
12 73 (3.97%) Project Manager
13 69 (3.75%) .NET Developer
14 58 (3.16%) Architect
14 58 (3.16%) Java Pricing Developer
15 52 (2.83%) Junior
15 52 (2.83%) Team Leader
16 49 (2.67%) Quantitative Developer
16 49 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (14.91%) .NET
2 213 (11.59%) FIX Protocol
3 157 (8.54%) Spring
4 151 (8.22%) HTML
5 136 (7.40%) XML
6 123 (6.69%) WPF
7 112 (6.09%) AngularJS
8 78 (4.24%) JMS
9 74 (4.03%) J2SE
10 73 (3.97%) JDBC
11 70 (3.81%) ASP.NET
12 68 (3.70%) CSS
13 67 (3.65%) Hibernate
13 67 (3.65%) WCF
14 66 (3.59%) HTML5
15 48 (2.61%) Rendezvous
16 47 (2.56%) Web Services
17 46 (2.50%) Middleware
18 45 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
19 41 (2.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 362 (19.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 317 (17.25%) Derivative
3 279 (15.18%) Fixed Income
4 235 (12.79%) Equities
5 196 (10.66%) Computer Science
6 168 (9.14%) Hedge funds
7 132 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (3.59%) Algorithms
9 57 (3.10%) Fintech
10 51 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
11 45 (2.45%) Credit Derivative
12 42 (2.29%) Market Risk
13 41 (2.23%) Credit Risk
14 40 (2.18%) Data Structures
15 37 (2.01%) Client/Server
16 36 (1.96%) Management Information System
17 24 (1.31%) Exotic Derivative
18 23 (1.25%) PMI
18 23 (1.25%) Virtual Team
19 21 (1.14%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 330 (17.95%) Linux
2 313 (17.03%) Unix
3 119 (6.47%) Windows
4 27 (1.47%) Solaris
5 22 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.60%) CentOS
7 11 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (14.42%) Multithreading
3 252 (13.71%) Electronic Trading
4 228 (12.40%) Low Latency
5 180 (9.79%) Investment Management
5 180 (9.79%) SDLC
6 178 (9.68%) Asset Management
7 177 (9.63%) Business Analysis
8 173 (9.41%) Analytics
9 171 (9.30%) Mathematics
10 151 (8.22%) Risk Management
11 139 (7.56%) OO
12 135 (7.34%) Project Management
13 119 (6.47%) Algorithmic Trading
14 98 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 93 (5.06%) MVC
16 90 (4.90%) Software Engineering
17 88 (4.79%) OOD
18 87 (4.73%) Fund Management
19 86 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 651 (35.42%) SQL
2 576 (31.34%) Java
3 443 (24.10%) C#
4 274 (14.91%) C++
5 260 (14.15%) Python
6 183 (9.96%) JavaScript
7 124 (6.75%) VBA
8 117 (6.37%) Perl
9 66 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 56 (3.05%) Scala
11 45 (2.45%) C
12 38 (2.07%) Shell Script
13 35 (1.90%) MATLAB
14 34 (1.85%) R
15 31 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 30 (1.63%) VB
17 26 (1.41%) PHP
18 20 (1.09%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 347 (18.88%) Degree
2 66 (3.59%) PhD
3 39 (2.12%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.36%) Postgraduate
5 17 (0.92%) PMP
6 14 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.38%) CFA
8 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CCAB
9 2 (0.11%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) MBA
10 1 (0.054%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.054%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.054%) MCP
10 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.02%) QA
2 98 (5.33%) MiFID
3 26 (1.41%) EMIR
4 24 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.60%) SLA
7 5 (0.27%) Basel III
7 5 (0.27%) FATCA
8 3 (0.16%) IFRS
8 3 (0.16%) PMO
9 2 (0.11%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.054%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.054%) COREP
10 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.054%) FINREP
10 1 (0.054%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (0.92%) Docker
2 15 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.27%) NFS
4 5 (0.27%) Samba
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.054%) HDFS
6 1 (0.054%) LXC
6 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.054%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (0.92%) Puppet
3 14 (0.76%) Ansible
4 8 (0.44%) Control-M
5 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.22%) Endace
7 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.16%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 2 (0.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.054%) MOM
10 1 (0.054%) Oozie
10 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.054%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 159 (8.65%) Oracle
2 107 (5.82%) TIBCO
3 103 (5.60%) Sybase
4 95 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 83 (4.52%) Murex
6 73 (3.97%) Bloomberg
7 47 (2.56%) Charles River
8 40 (2.18%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.14%) Tableau
11 20 (1.09%) SimCorp
12 19 (1.03%) Informatica
13 18 (0.98%) Citrix
14 17 (0.92%) Fidessa
14 17 (0.92%) StreamBase
15 16 (0.87%) Reuters
16 15 (0.82%) IBM
17 14 (0.76%) HP
18 13 (0.71%) Adobe
18 13 (0.71%) Atlassian
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Large total comp
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £675 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £79,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago