Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 113 69
Rank change year-on-year +47 -44 +4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3293 2113 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.42% 2.77% 4.17%
As % of the General category 8.13% 5.26% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1834 3049
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +2.86%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £110,000 £105,000
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 40504 40142 49244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.32% 52.62% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28255 34392 40763
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +12 484 £75,000 +5.26% 50
East London -18 12 £80,000 -23.81% 1
West London +5 9 £80,000 +23.08% 4
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2342 (71.12%) Finance
2 1951 (59.25%) Banking
3 1705 (51.78%) Investment Banking
4 1553 (47.16%) Asset Management
5 1300 (39.48%) Wealth Management
6 1254 (38.08%) Retail Banking
7 1237 (37.56%) Java
8 926 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
9 854 (25.93%) SQL
10 830 (25.20%) Derivative
11 740 (22.47%) C#
12 734 (22.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 690 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
14 622 (18.89%) SDLC
15 530 (16.09%) Equities
16 529 (16.06%) Python
17 513 (15.58%) Risk Management
18 504 (15.31%) Unix
19 502 (15.24%) Multithreading
20 501 (15.21%) Oracle
21 482 (14.64%) Low Latency
22 441 (13.39%) Fixed Income
23 424 (12.88%) Degree
24 422 (12.82%) OO
25 388 (11.78%) Software Engineering
26 383 (11.63%) C++
27 382 (11.60%) Business Analysis
28 380 (11.54%) Analytics
29 367 (11.14%) Linux
30 361 (10.96%) SQL Server

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 82 (2.49%) Apache
2 75 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 64 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 62 (1.88%) Confluence
5 53 (1.61%) SAS
6 49 (1.49%) DataSynapse
7 46 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (0.88%) IIS
9 21 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 20 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 16 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (0.30%) GemFire
13 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.18%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.15%) JBoss
14 5 (0.15%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 140 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.091%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 100 (3.04%) ION MarketView
2 88 (2.67%) thinkFolio
3 35 (1.06%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.61%) Bloomberg AIM
5 17 (0.52%) Endur
6 13 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 13 (0.39%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.21%) Eikon
7 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.18%) Minerva
9 5 (0.15%) RMDS
9 5 (0.15%) Summit
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
10 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.091%) LongView
12 2 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.061%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.58%) SaaS
4 18 (0.55%) Office 365
5 10 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.30%) npm
6 7 (0.21%) Yarn
7 5 (0.15%) GitHub
7 5 (0.15%) IaaS
8 4 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.091%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.091%) PaaS
10 2 (0.061%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.061%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.061%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.061%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.030%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.030%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.46%) Firewall
2 28 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.55%) FIX Connectivity
4 14 (0.43%) DNS
5 13 (0.39%) DHCP
6 7 (0.21%) NAS
6 7 (0.21%) SAN
7 6 (0.18%) LAN
7 6 (0.18%) WAN
8 4 (0.12%) Wireless
9 3 (0.091%) Multicast
9 3 (0.091%) Network Security
10 2 (0.061%) HTTP
10 2 (0.061%) Intranet
10 2 (0.061%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.061%) SSH
10 2 (0.061%) VPN
11 1 (0.030%) Internet
11 1 (0.030%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 229 (6.95%) Relational Database
3 176 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 165 (5.01%) Big Data
5 135 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 130 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 90 (2.73%) Oracle Database
8 57 (1.73%) MySQL
9 54 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 51 (1.55%) KDB
12 49 (1.49%) Power BI
12 49 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (1.37%) NoSQL
14 45 (1.37%) Star Schema
15 43 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (1.21%) Hazelcast
17 37 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 176 (5.34%) Subversion
2 134 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 118 (3.58%) JIRA
4 112 (3.40%) Maven
5 106 (3.22%) TeamCity
6 88 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 69 (2.10%) Cucumber
8 49 (1.49%) GCC
9 38 (1.15%) JUnit
10 36 (1.09%) Gradle
11 34 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.70%) JBehave
13 12 (0.36%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.30%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.27%) Ant
16 8 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (0.21%) NUnit
17 7 (0.21%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.21%) webpack
18 6 (0.18%) Spock
General
1 2342 (71.12%) Finance
2 1951 (59.25%) Banking
3 1705 (51.78%) Investment Banking
4 1254 (38.08%) Retail Banking
5 213 (6.47%) Financial Institution
6 205 (6.23%) Back Office
7 62 (1.88%) Marketing
8 46 (1.40%) Advertising
9 45 (1.37%) Private Banking
10 42 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
11 31 (0.94%) Retail
12 29 (0.88%) Legal
13 18 (0.55%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.33%) International Banking
15 10 (0.30%) Games
16 9 (0.27%) Telecoms
17 8 (0.24%) Publishing
18 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
19 4 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
20 3 (0.091%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1327 (40.30%) Developer
2 712 (21.62%) Analyst
3 521 (15.82%) Java Developer
4 481 (14.61%) Business Analyst
5 309 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 293 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 241 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 232 (7.05%) Applications Support
9 200 (6.07%) C# Developer
10 184 (5.59%) Front Office Developer
11 134 (4.07%) C++ Developer
12 124 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 122 (3.70%) IT Support
14 115 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
15 108 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
16 103 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
17 102 (3.10%) Python Developer
18 98 (2.98%) Banking Analyst
19 96 (2.92%) IT Analyst
20 83 (2.52%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (8.47%) .NET
2 262 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
3 216 (6.56%) HTML
4 135 (4.10%) XML
5 125 (3.80%) Spring
6 124 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 124 (3.77%) WPF
7 109 (3.31%) REST
8 99 (3.01%) HTML5
9 91 (2.76%) Hibernate
9 91 (2.76%) Kafka
10 88 (2.67%) Middleware
11 76 (2.31%) CSS
12 75 (2.28%) ASP.NET
13 72 (2.19%) React
13 72 (2.19%) Web Services
14 52 (1.58%) .NET Framework
15 50 (1.52%) WCF
16 48 (1.46%) Swing
17 47 (1.43%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 830 (25.20%) Derivative
2 734 (22.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 690 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
4 530 (16.09%) Equities
5 441 (13.39%) Fixed Income
6 298 (9.05%) Equity Derivative
7 248 (7.53%) Computer Science
8 145 (4.40%) Credit Risk
9 134 (4.07%) Market Risk
10 131 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
11 122 (3.70%) Hedge funds
12 92 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
13 86 (2.61%) Algorithms
14 73 (2.22%) Exotic Derivative
15 64 (1.94%) Data Structures
16 61 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
17 53 (1.61%) Fintech
17 53 (1.61%) Management Information System
18 44 (1.34%) User Experience
19 31 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 504 (15.31%) Unix
2 367 (11.14%) Linux
3 261 (7.93%) Windows
4 28 (0.85%) Solaris
5 23 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 22 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.52%) OS/390
8 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.21%) Android
13 5 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.15%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.091%) CentOS
16 2 (0.061%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.030%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1553 (47.16%) Asset Management
2 1300 (39.48%) Wealth Management
3 926 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
4 622 (18.89%) SDLC
5 513 (15.58%) Risk Management
6 502 (15.24%) Multithreading
7 482 (14.64%) Low Latency
8 422 (12.82%) OO
9 388 (11.78%) Software Engineering
10 382 (11.60%) Business Analysis
11 380 (11.54%) Analytics
12 331 (10.05%) Project Management
13 273 (8.29%) OOD
14 259 (7.87%) Electronic Trading
15 255 (7.74%) Test Automation
16 246 (7.47%) BDD
17 235 (7.14%) Investment Management
18 191 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 186 (5.65%) TDD
20 182 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1237 (37.56%) Java
2 854 (25.93%) SQL
3 740 (22.47%) C#
4 529 (16.06%) Python
5 383 (11.63%) C++
6 284 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 158 (4.80%) VBA
8 144 (4.37%) Shell Script
9 131 (3.98%) Perl
10 95 (2.88%) R
11 88 (2.67%) MATLAB
12 68 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.88%) VB
14 57 (1.73%) Scala
15 47 (1.43%) VBScript
16 46 (1.40%) C
17 44 (1.34%) T-SQL
18 32 (0.97%) PowerShell
19 29 (0.88%) Bash Shell
20 26 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 424 (12.88%) Degree
2 78 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.94%) PhD
4 26 (0.79%) Master's Degree
5 21 (0.64%) CFA
6 19 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.33%) CIMA
8 11 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 11 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.24%) PMP
11 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.15%) ISEB
12 5 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.061%) ACCA
14 2 (0.061%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.061%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (9.35%) QA
2 89 (2.70%) MiFID
3 42 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.91%) EMIR
5 28 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.39%) SLA
7 10 (0.30%) AIFMD
8 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.18%) IFRS
10 5 (0.15%) UCITS
11 4 (0.12%) PMO
12 3 (0.091%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.061%) Basel III
13 2 (0.061%) GDPR
14 1 (0.030%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.33%) Docker
5 10 (0.30%) HDFS
6 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.091%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.061%) vSphere
11 1 (0.030%) GridGain
11 1 (0.030%) XenApp
11 1 (0.030%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (1.34%) PowerBroker
2 21 (0.64%) Control-M
3 20 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.52%) Tivoli NetView
5 12 (0.36%) SCCM
6 8 (0.24%) Ansible
7 4 (0.12%) Graphite
7 4 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.12%) Mesos
7 4 (0.12%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.091%) Puppet
9 2 (0.061%) logstash
9 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.061%) Salt
9 2 (0.061%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.061%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 501 (15.21%) Oracle
2 223 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 179 (5.44%) Sybase
4 152 (4.62%) ION Trading
5 118 (3.58%) Charles River
6 91 (2.76%) Bloomberg
7 74 (2.25%) TIBCO
8 69 (2.10%) Murex
9 63 (1.91%) Sun
10 45 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
11 35 (1.06%) Reuters
12 29 (0.88%) Fidessa
12 29 (0.88%) StreamBase
13 27 (0.82%) Citrix
14 25 (0.76%) Informatica
15 23 (0.70%) Calypso
16 22 (0.67%) VMware
17 20 (0.61%) IBM
17 20 (0.61%) Lotus
17 20 (0.61%) SAP