Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 117 71
Rank change year-on-year +46 -46 0
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 3261 2037 3683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.32% 2.68% 4.12%
As % of the General category 7.94% 5.12% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1743 3032
London median annual salary £75,000 £73,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,900 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £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 41050 39817 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.35% 52.34% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28854 33993 41238
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +7 517 £75,000 +3.45% 47
East London -10 11 £71,250 -32.14% 4
West London +19 9 £80,000 +28.00% 4
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2259 (69.27%) Finance
2 1854 (56.85%) Banking
3 1610 (49.37%) Investment Banking
4 1479 (45.35%) Asset Management
5 1237 (37.93%) Wealth Management
6 1227 (37.63%) Java
7 1201 (36.83%) Retail Banking
8 910 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
9 903 (27.69%) SQL
10 808 (24.78%) Derivative
11 721 (22.11%) C#
12 697 (21.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 692 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
14 604 (18.52%) SDLC
15 541 (16.59%) Equities
16 518 (15.88%) Python
17 503 (15.42%) Unix
18 501 (15.36%) Oracle
19 499 (15.30%) Multithreading
20 497 (15.24%) Risk Management
21 471 (14.44%) Low Latency
22 452 (13.86%) Fixed Income
23 448 (13.74%) Degree
24 417 (12.79%) OO
25 382 (11.71%) Business Analysis
26 376 (11.53%) Software Engineering
27 374 (11.47%) Linux
28 363 (11.13%) C++
29 337 (10.33%) SQL Server
30 332 (10.18%) Analytics

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 81 (2.48%) Apache
2 77 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 65 (1.99%) Confluence
4 57 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 50 (1.53%) DataSynapse
6 48 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (1.47%) SAS
7 36 (1.10%) IIS
8 25 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 20 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
10 19 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.46%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.31%) GemFire
13 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.15%) JBoss
14 5 (0.15%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.12%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.092%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 96 (2.94%) ION MarketView
2 85 (2.61%) thinkFolio
3 29 (0.89%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.61%) Bloomberg AIM
5 17 (0.52%) Endur
6 16 (0.49%) LatentZero
7 13 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
8 8 (0.25%) Eikon
8 8 (0.25%) Summit
9 7 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.18%) Minerva
11 5 (0.15%) RMDS
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
12 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
13 3 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.092%) LongView
14 2 (0.061%) Advent Geneva
14 2 (0.061%) Misys Opics
14 2 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.67%) SaaS
3 18 (0.55%) Office 365
4 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.18%) npm
6 5 (0.15%) GitHub
6 5 (0.15%) IaaS
7 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.092%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.092%) PaaS
9 2 (0.061%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.061%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.061%) Yarn
10 1 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.031%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.031%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.031%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.031%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.031%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.53%) Firewall
2 27 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
4 14 (0.43%) DNS
5 13 (0.40%) DHCP
6 9 (0.28%) NAS
6 9 (0.28%) SAN
7 8 (0.25%) LAN
7 8 (0.25%) WAN
8 5 (0.15%) Wireless
9 4 (0.12%) HTTP
10 2 (0.061%) Intranet
10 2 (0.061%) Multicast
10 2 (0.061%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.061%) SSH
10 2 (0.061%) VPN
11 1 (0.031%) Internet
11 1 (0.031%) LDAP
11 1 (0.031%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 233 (7.15%) Relational Database
3 174 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 173 (5.31%) Big Data
5 137 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 120 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 95 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 53 (1.63%) KDB
8 53 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 52 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (1.56%) MySQL
11 50 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 49 (1.50%) Power BI
13 47 (1.44%) NoSQL
14 46 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 45 (1.38%) Star Schema
16 44 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (1.23%) Hazelcast
18 31 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 172 (5.27%) Subversion
2 132 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 116 (3.56%) JIRA
4 100 (3.07%) Maven
5 98 (3.01%) TeamCity
6 75 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 67 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 49 (1.50%) GCC
9 32 (0.98%) Gradle
10 29 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 29 (0.89%) JUnit
11 23 (0.71%) JBehave
12 13 (0.40%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.34%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.21%) gulp
15 7 (0.21%) Mockito
15 7 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.18%) Ant
16 6 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 2259 (69.27%) Finance
2 1854 (56.85%) Banking
3 1610 (49.37%) Investment Banking
4 1201 (36.83%) Retail Banking
5 213 (6.53%) Financial Institution
6 200 (6.13%) Back Office
7 61 (1.87%) Marketing
8 58 (1.78%) Advertising
9 52 (1.59%) Private Banking
10 46 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
11 30 (0.92%) Retail
12 29 (0.89%) Legal
13 17 (0.52%) Music Industry
14 14 (0.43%) Games
15 13 (0.40%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.25%) International Banking
16 8 (0.25%) Publishing
17 3 (0.092%) German Language
18 2 (0.061%) French Language
19 1 (0.031%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1316 (40.36%) Developer
2 709 (21.74%) Analyst
3 518 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 492 (15.09%) Business Analyst
5 306 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 298 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 248 (7.61%) Applications Support
8 233 (7.15%) Support Analyst
9 190 (5.83%) C# Developer
10 178 (5.46%) Front Office Developer
11 120 (3.68%) C++ Developer
12 118 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
13 116 (3.56%) IT Support
14 110 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 106 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
16 105 (3.22%) Banking Analyst
16 105 (3.22%) Project Manager
17 104 (3.19%) Python Developer
18 92 (2.82%) IT Analyst
19 81 (2.48%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (8.59%) .NET
2 253 (7.76%) FIX Protocol
3 207 (6.35%) HTML
4 131 (4.02%) XML
5 130 (3.99%) AngularJS
6 127 (3.89%) WPF
7 109 (3.34%) Spring
8 106 (3.25%) REST
9 93 (2.85%) HTML5
10 90 (2.76%) Kafka
10 90 (2.76%) Middleware
11 82 (2.51%) Hibernate
12 78 (2.39%) ASP.NET
12 78 (2.39%) Web Services
13 77 (2.36%) CSS
14 69 (2.12%) React
15 60 (1.84%) WCF
16 52 (1.59%) .NET Framework
17 47 (1.44%) Swing
18 46 (1.41%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 808 (24.78%) Derivative
2 697 (21.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 692 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
4 541 (16.59%) Equities
5 452 (13.86%) Fixed Income
6 304 (9.32%) Equity Derivative
7 263 (8.07%) Computer Science
8 160 (4.91%) Credit Risk
9 133 (4.08%) Market Risk
10 132 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
11 121 (3.71%) Hedge funds
12 97 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
13 87 (2.67%) Algorithms
14 68 (2.09%) Exotic Derivative
15 62 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
16 60 (1.84%) Data Structures
17 53 (1.63%) Fintech
18 49 (1.50%) Management Information System
19 44 (1.35%) User Experience
20 32 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 503 (15.42%) Unix
2 374 (11.47%) Linux
3 256 (7.85%) Windows
4 30 (0.92%) Solaris
5 24 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 17 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.43%) OS/390
7 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.21%) Android
12 5 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.092%) CentOS
15 2 (0.061%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.031%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1479 (45.35%) Asset Management
2 1237 (37.93%) Wealth Management
3 910 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 604 (18.52%) SDLC
5 499 (15.30%) Multithreading
6 497 (15.24%) Risk Management
7 471 (14.44%) Low Latency
8 417 (12.79%) OO
9 382 (11.71%) Business Analysis
10 376 (11.53%) Software Engineering
11 332 (10.18%) Analytics
12 319 (9.78%) Project Management
13 267 (8.19%) OOD
14 263 (8.07%) Electronic Trading
15 249 (7.64%) Test Automation
16 246 (7.54%) BDD
17 237 (7.27%) Investment Management
18 202 (6.19%) Mathematics
19 184 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
20 183 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1227 (37.63%) Java
2 903 (27.69%) SQL
3 721 (22.11%) C#
4 518 (15.88%) Python
5 363 (11.13%) C++
6 279 (8.56%) JavaScript
7 152 (4.66%) VBA
8 148 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 134 (4.11%) Perl
10 91 (2.79%) MATLAB
11 89 (2.73%) R
12 71 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 70 (2.15%) VB
14 52 (1.59%) C
15 50 (1.53%) Scala
16 47 (1.44%) VBScript
17 42 (1.29%) T-SQL
18 40 (1.23%) PowerShell
19 37 (1.13%) Bash Shell
20 27 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 448 (13.74%) Degree
2 76 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.95%) PhD
4 26 (0.80%) Master's Degree
5 21 (0.64%) CFA
6 19 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.34%) CIMA
7 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 11 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (0.21%) PMP
9 5 (0.15%) ISEB
9 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.092%) MCSE
12 2 (0.061%) CCNA
12 2 (0.061%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.061%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.061%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (9.38%) QA
2 84 (2.58%) MiFID
3 39 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.01%) EMIR
5 31 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (0.55%) SLA
7 10 (0.31%) AIFMD
8 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.15%) IFRS
9 5 (0.15%) UCITS
10 4 (0.12%) GDPR
11 3 (0.092%) FATCA
11 3 (0.092%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.092%) PMO
12 2 (0.061%) Basel III
13 1 (0.031%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 19 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.43%) Docker
5 9 (0.28%) HDFS
6 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.092%) GridGain
11 2 (0.061%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.031%) vSphere
12 1 (0.031%) XenApp
12 1 (0.031%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (1.35%) PowerBroker
2 23 (0.71%) Control-M
3 16 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
4 14 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 14 (0.43%) Tivoli NetView
5 12 (0.37%) SCCM
6 6 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.18%) Mesos
7 4 (0.12%) Ansible
7 4 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.12%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.092%) Puppet
9 2 (0.061%) Graphite
9 2 (0.061%) Kibana
9 2 (0.061%) logstash
9 2 (0.061%) Salt
9 2 (0.061%) SCOM
10 1 (0.031%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 501 (15.36%) Oracle
2 209 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 194 (5.95%) Sybase
4 137 (4.20%) ION Trading
5 127 (3.89%) Charles River
6 92 (2.82%) Bloomberg
7 73 (2.24%) Murex
8 70 (2.15%) TIBCO
9 59 (1.81%) Sun
10 45 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
11 36 (1.10%) Fidessa
12 26 (0.80%) Calypso
13 25 (0.77%) Informatica
14 24 (0.74%) Citrix
14 24 (0.74%) Reuters
15 21 (0.64%) Cadence
15 21 (0.64%) StreamBase
15 21 (0.64%) VMware
16 18 (0.55%) SAP
17 17 (0.52%) IBM