Period
to

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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 193 101 70
Rank change year-on-year -92 -31 +38
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,660 1,427 1,405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.20% 3.46% 4.25%
As % of the General category 3.15% 5.59% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,231 1,270
10th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £78,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £97,500 £102,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.88% +28.13%
75th Percentile £127,500 £122,500 £126,250
90th Percentile £140,000 £135,000 £140,000
England median annual salary £105,000 £95,000 £102,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% +28.13%

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 52,619 25,520 20,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 69.58% 61.81% 60.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23,876 16,859 16,008
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -27 229 £100,000 - 48
West London - 6 £57,000 - 4
East London -52 2 £106,250 -29.17% 12
South London - 2 - - 2
North London - 1 £65,500 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1,136 (68.43%) Finance
2 802 (48.31%) Agile
3 771 (46.45%) Python
4 749 (45.12%) Asset Management
5 696 (41.93%) Investment Management
6 689 (41.51%) Software Engineering
7 686 (41.33%) AWS
8 659 (39.70%) Fixed Income
9 631 (38.01%) Derivative
10 619 (37.29%) Equities
11 585 (35.24%) Java
12 545 (32.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 513 (30.90%) React
14 492 (29.64%) JavaScript
15 476 (28.67%) Hedge funds
16 443 (26.69%) SQL
17 428 (25.78%) Analytics
18 400 (24.10%) C#
19 369 (22.23%) Azure
20 339 (20.42%) GCP
21 321 (19.34%) TypeScript
22 316 (19.04%) Banking
23 304 (18.31%) .NET
24 295 (17.77%) CI/CD
25 268 (16.14%) Social Skills
26 254 (15.30%) Microservices
27 208 (12.53%) DevOps
28 196 (11.81%) Full Stack Development
29 193 (11.63%) .NET Core
30 173 (10.42%) Investment Banking

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 73 (4.40%) Apache
2 58 (3.49%) Apache Airflow
3 45 (2.71%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.54%) Confluence
5 5 (0.30%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.12%) Camunda
8 1 (0.060%) IIS
8 1 (0.060%) SharePoint
Applications
1 76 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.48%) Adobe XD
2 8 (0.48%) Sketch
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
2 18 (1.08%) Fidessa
2 18 (1.08%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.90%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.18%) PolarLake
5 3 (0.18%) Summit
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.12%) Global One
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.060%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.060%) Finacle
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 686 (41.33%) AWS
2 369 (22.23%) Azure
3 339 (20.42%) GCP
4 52 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 52 (3.13%) Serverless
5 51 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
6 35 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
7 33 (1.99%) SaaS
8 29 (1.75%) OpenShift
9 28 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (1.20%) Azure DevOps
12 16 (0.96%) Microsoft 365
13 14 (0.84%) Power Platform
14 12 (0.72%) GitHub
14 12 (0.72%) npm
14 12 (0.72%) Yarn
15 8 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (0.48%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.60%) HTTP
2 8 (0.48%) VPN
3 6 (0.36%) Firewall
4 5 (0.30%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.24%) DNS
5 4 (0.24%) ICMP
5 4 (0.24%) PBX
6 2 (0.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.060%) Skype
7 1 (0.060%) Telnet
7 1 (0.060%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.86%) Apache Ignite
1 64 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
4 32 (1.93%) NoSQL
5 28 (1.69%) KDB
6 27 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.57%) Data Mining
7 26 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (1.39%) Big Data
10 19 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.96%) Amazon Athena
11 16 (0.96%) MySQL
12 14 (0.84%) Power BI
12 14 (0.84%) Tableau
13 11 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (3.31%) JIRA
2 48 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 36 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.63%) Maven
5 23 (1.39%) Gradle
6 22 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.27%) JUnit
8 17 (1.02%) Artifactory
9 14 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.48%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.42%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.30%) Browser DevTools
13 5 (0.30%) gulp
13 5 (0.30%) IBM UrbanCode
13 5 (0.30%) PostCSS
13 5 (0.30%) Spinnaker
13 5 (0.30%) webpack
14 4 (0.24%) GitLab
14 4 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,136 (68.43%) Finance
2 316 (19.04%) Banking
3 268 (16.14%) Social Skills
4 173 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 122 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (2.41%) Back Office
7 38 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
8 35 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.63%) Legal
10 23 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
11 20 (1.20%) Marketing
12 14 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 13 (0.78%) Games
14 7 (0.42%) Advertising
15 5 (0.30%) International Banking
15 5 (0.30%) Retail
16 4 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
16 4 (0.24%) French Language
16 4 (0.24%) Influencing Skills
17 3 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 956 (57.59%) Developer
2 476 (28.67%) Software Engineer
3 421 (25.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 296 (17.83%) Java Developer
5 293 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
6 278 (16.75%) AWS Developer
7 246 (14.82%) AWS Software Engineer
8 241 (14.52%) Python Developer
9 198 (11.93%) Analyst
10 190 (11.45%) Java Engineer
11 181 (10.90%) Python Engineer
12 178 (10.72%) .NET Developer
13 173 (10.42%) Senior Developer
14 172 (10.36%) Java Software Engineer
15 153 (9.22%) Finance Manager
16 150 (9.04%) Java Software Developer
17 143 (8.61%) Business Analyst
18 136 (8.19%) Front Office Developer
19 128 (7.71%) Python Software Engineer
20 111 (6.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (30.90%) React
2 304 (18.31%) .NET
3 193 (11.63%) .NET Core
4 155 (9.34%) gRPC
5 143 (8.61%) AngularJS
6 108 (6.51%) Kafka
7 107 (6.45%) Pandas
8 106 (6.39%) NumPy
9 96 (5.78%) SciPy
10 94 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 90 (5.42%) ASP.NET
11 90 (5.42%) Protocol Buffers
12 86 (5.18%) ASP.NET Core
13 73 (4.40%) Spring
14 71 (4.28%) Node.js
15 66 (3.98%) GraphQL
15 66 (3.98%) HTML
16 64 (3.86%) Apache Camel
17 61 (3.67%) Vue.js
18 56 (3.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 659 (39.70%) Fixed Income
2 631 (38.01%) Derivative
3 619 (37.29%) Equities
4 545 (32.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 476 (28.67%) Hedge funds
6 151 (9.10%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (3.43%) OTC Derivatives
8 51 (3.07%) User Experience
9 47 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
10 44 (2.65%) Algorithms
11 43 (2.59%) Mobile App
12 39 (2.35%) Public Cloud
13 37 (2.23%) Reference Data
14 30 (1.81%) Credit Derivative
15 29 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
16 28 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
17 26 (1.57%) Exotic Derivative
18 19 (1.14%) Data Structures
19 17 (1.02%) Market Risk
20 15 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 129 (7.77%) Linux
2 101 (6.08%) Unix
3 58 (3.49%) Windows
4 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.30%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.12%) Android
6 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.12%) Solaris
6 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.060%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (48.31%) Agile
2 749 (45.12%) Asset Management
3 696 (41.93%) Investment Management
4 689 (41.51%) Software Engineering
5 428 (25.78%) Analytics
6 295 (17.77%) CI/CD
7 254 (15.30%) Microservices
8 208 (12.53%) DevOps
9 196 (11.81%) Full Stack Development
10 155 (9.34%) Multithreading
11 151 (9.10%) Low Latency
12 146 (8.80%) Migration
13 130 (7.83%) Scrum
14 129 (7.77%) Electronic Trading
15 128 (7.71%) TDD
16 116 (6.99%) Fintech
17 114 (6.87%) Mentoring
18 113 (6.81%) Data Analytics
19 99 (5.96%) Business Analysis
19 99 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 771 (46.45%) Python
2 585 (35.24%) Java
3 492 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 443 (26.69%) SQL
5 400 (24.10%) C#
6 321 (19.34%) TypeScript
7 139 (8.37%) C++
8 85 (5.12%) R
9 69 (4.16%) MATLAB
10 67 (4.04%) VBA
11 39 (2.35%) Scala
12 37 (2.23%) C
13 36 (2.17%) Bash
14 19 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.08%) Go
15 18 (1.08%) Perl
16 16 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.78%) ES6
18 11 (0.66%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (6.20%) Degree
2 38 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.93%) PhD
4 8 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.18%) HND
8 2 (0.12%) CFA
8 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.060%) CBAP
9 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.060%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.78%) QA
2 30 (1.81%) MiFID
3 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.12%) EMIR
5 2 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.060%) PMO
6 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (10.30%) Docker
2 19 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 84 (5.06%) Terraform
2 77 (4.64%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.54%) Rancher
4 8 (0.48%) Ansible
5 7 (0.42%) SCCM
6 5 (0.30%) Istio
7 4 (0.24%) Podman
8 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.060%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.060%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (7.23%) Bloomberg
2 118 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.84%) Charles River
4 74 (4.46%) BISAM
5 55 (3.31%) Oracle
6 26 (1.57%) Google
7 21 (1.27%) SimCorp
8 20 (1.20%) Murex
9 18 (1.08%) Calypso
10 16 (0.96%) Tradeweb
11 14 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.66%) Reuters
12 11 (0.66%) SAP
13 8 (0.48%) Adobe
14 7 (0.42%) Eze Castle Integration
14 7 (0.42%) Solace
14 7 (0.42%) Sun
14 7 (0.42%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.36%) Cisco
15 6 (0.36%) ION Trading