Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 73 106
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33 +6
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,247 2,044 1,823
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.42% 4.09% 2.96%
As % of the General category 9.45% 8.38% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,897 1,619
Median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £47,750 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £143,750 £118,750
England median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -

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 13,201 24,392 30,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.77% 48.85% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,560 19,416 24,140
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +36 186 £86,250 +7.81% 51
West London +69 4 £60,000 -40.00% 1
South London +39 2 £115,000 +148.65%
North London - 1 £65,000 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 809 (64.88%) Finance
2 594 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (39.29%) Python
4 475 (38.09%) Java
5 455 (36.49%) Fixed Income
6 444 (35.61%) JavaScript
7 437 (35.04%) Derivative
8 433 (34.72%) Equities
9 417 (33.44%) React
10 406 (32.56%) Software Engineering
11 388 (31.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 378 (30.31%) C#
13 355 (28.47%) Hedge funds
14 352 (28.23%) Asset Management
15 322 (25.82%) AWS
16 302 (24.22%) SQL
17 293 (23.50%) Investment Management
18 292 (23.42%) AngularJS
19 277 (22.21%) Banking
20 256 (20.53%) Web Services
21 240 (19.25%) .NET
22 212 (17.00%) Vue.js
23 191 (15.32%) Analytics
24 179 (14.35%) Investment Banking
25 156 (12.51%) Azure
26 153 (12.27%) Fintech
27 151 (12.11%) TypeScript
28 149 (11.95%) C++
29 140 (11.23%) .NET Core
29 140 (11.23%) Greenfield Project

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 50 (4.01%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.13%) Apache
3 10 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.40%) Confluence
5 4 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.16%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.080%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.04%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.48%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.080%) Actimize
7 1 (0.080%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.080%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.080%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 322 (25.82%) AWS
2 156 (12.51%) Azure
3 90 (7.22%) Amazon S3
4 89 (7.14%) Serverless
5 88 (7.06%) AWS Lambda
5 88 (7.06%) GCP
6 87 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (2.25%) Power Platform
8 26 (2.09%) SaaS
9 11 (0.88%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) GitHub
11 3 (0.24%) npm
12 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.080%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.080%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.48%) HTTP
1 6 (0.48%) Multicast
1 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (0.40%) DNS
2 5 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.32%) DHCP
3 4 (0.32%) FTP
4 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.24%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.16%) Firewall
5 2 (0.16%) LAN
5 2 (0.16%) SAN
5 2 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.080%) AMQP
6 1 (0.080%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.080%) Skype
6 1 (0.080%) SSH
6 1 (0.080%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 78 (6.26%) SQL Server
3 45 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.81%) Apache Ignite
5 28 (2.25%) KDB
5 28 (2.25%) Power BI
6 24 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.36%) Data Lake
9 15 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.12%) Big Data
11 12 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.64%) Data Mart
14 6 (0.48%) Flink
14 6 (0.48%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.48%) Kdb+
14 6 (0.48%) Redis
15 5 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 71 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.17%) Subversion
3 20 (1.60%) JIRA
4 11 (0.88%) Maven
5 8 (0.64%) Artifactory
5 8 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.56%) NUnit
6 7 (0.56%) SonarQube
6 7 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.40%) Cypress.io
7 5 (0.40%) GitLab
7 5 (0.40%) JUnit
8 4 (0.32%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.32%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.24%) JMeter
10 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.16%) Selenium
11 1 (0.080%) Mockito
General
1 809 (64.88%) Finance
2 277 (22.21%) Banking
3 179 (14.35%) Investment Banking
4 61 (4.89%) Retail
5 48 (3.85%) Back Office
6 30 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 12 (0.96%) Private Banking
8 9 (0.72%) Legal
9 6 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.32%) Marketing
11 3 (0.24%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.080%) Automotive
13 1 (0.080%) French Language
13 1 (0.080%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 847 (67.92%) Developer
2 239 (19.17%) Software Engineer
3 232 (18.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 195 (15.64%) Python Developer
5 192 (15.40%) Java Developer
6 166 (13.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 154 (12.35%) Analyst
8 140 (11.23%) Front Office Developer
9 129 (10.34%) Python Engineer
10 115 (9.22%) React Developer
11 111 (8.90%) .NET Developer
11 111 (8.90%) Business Analyst
12 103 (8.26%) C# Developer
12 103 (8.26%) JavaScript Engineer
13 97 (7.78%) Python Software Engineer
14 89 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
15 88 (7.06%) .NET Software Developer
16 85 (6.82%) Senior Developer
17 74 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
17 74 (5.93%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (33.44%) React
2 292 (23.42%) AngularJS
3 256 (20.53%) Web Services
4 240 (19.25%) .NET
5 212 (17.00%) Vue.js
6 140 (11.23%) .NET Core
7 92 (7.38%) Node.js
8 66 (5.29%) Kafka
9 64 (5.13%) ASP.NET
10 63 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
12 56 (4.49%) ASP.NET Core
13 51 (4.09%) React Native
14 47 (3.77%) Shiny
14 47 (3.77%) Spring
15 40 (3.21%) HTML
16 32 (2.57%) WPF
17 28 (2.25%) CSS
18 27 (2.17%) .NET Framework
19 24 (1.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 455 (36.49%) Fixed Income
2 437 (35.04%) Derivative
3 433 (34.72%) Equities
4 388 (31.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 355 (28.47%) Hedge funds
6 140 (11.23%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (4.73%) Market Risk
9 51 (4.09%) Social Media
10 44 (3.53%) Data Structures
11 37 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
12 35 (2.81%) Algorithms
13 32 (2.57%) Reference Data
14 22 (1.76%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
16 20 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
16 20 (1.60%) User Experience
17 12 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.96%) Management Information System
18 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (6.98%) Linux
2 54 (4.33%) Unix
3 42 (3.37%) Windows
4 10 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.64%) Solaris
6 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.40%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.40%) zOS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 352 (28.23%) Asset Management
4 293 (23.50%) Investment Management
5 191 (15.32%) Analytics
6 153 (12.27%) Fintech
7 118 (9.46%) Microservices
8 115 (9.22%) Low Latency
9 109 (8.74%) Multithreading
10 99 (7.94%) Electronic Trading
11 92 (7.38%) TDD
12 88 (7.06%) Business Analysis
13 86 (6.90%) Migration
14 84 (6.74%) Computer Science
15 83 (6.66%) Scrum
16 75 (6.01%) Risk Management
17 70 (5.61%) Mathematics
18 67 (5.37%) DevOps
18 67 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
19 54 (4.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 490 (39.29%) Python
2 475 (38.09%) Java
3 444 (35.61%) JavaScript
4 378 (30.31%) C#
5 302 (24.22%) SQL
6 151 (12.11%) TypeScript
7 149 (11.95%) C++
8 101 (8.10%) Kotlin
9 64 (5.13%) Scala
10 63 (5.05%) R
11 42 (3.37%) Java 8
12 35 (2.81%) VBA
13 33 (2.65%) Clojure
14 24 (1.92%) Perl
15 21 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.80%) ES6
17 10 (0.80%) PHP
18 6 (0.48%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (6.90%) Degree
2 28 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.16%) ISEB
4 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.16%) PhD
5 1 (0.080%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.080%) RHCE
5 1 (0.080%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.080%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.92%) MiFID
2 23 (1.84%) QA
3 10 (0.80%) EMIR
4 9 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.16%) GDPR
6 1 (0.080%) ITGC
6 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 96 (7.70%) Docker
2 9 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.080%) HDFS
7 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.080%) Squid
7 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.88%) Ansible
3 6 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.48%) Puppet
3 6 (0.48%) Terraform
4 5 (0.40%) Control-M
4 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.40%) SCCM
5 4 (0.32%) Nagios
6 3 (0.24%) Grafana
6 3 (0.24%) Graphite
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.080%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.080%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.080%) Oozie
Vendors
1 76 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.57%) Bloomberg
3 34 (2.73%) Oracle
4 31 (2.49%) Murex
5 28 (2.25%) Charles River
5 28 (2.25%) Google
6 20 (1.60%) ION Trading
7 17 (1.36%) Solace
8 12 (0.96%) Fidessa
8 12 (0.96%) Sybase
8 12 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 10 (0.80%) Reuters
9 10 (0.80%) Sophis
10 8 (0.64%) Calypso
10 8 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.56%) Apple
12 5 (0.40%) Cisco
12 5 (0.40%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.40%) VMware
13 4 (0.32%) IBM