Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 102 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,164 1,778 2,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.22% 3.14% 3.27%
As % of the General category 8.66% 6.50% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,549 1,815
Median annual salary £102,500 £82,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.24% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £139,125 £122,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £102,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +28.13% - +6.67%

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 13,438 27,344 35,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.68% 48.24% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10,713 21,674 27,423
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £113,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 +37 163 £92,500 +15.63% 22
West London +51 3 £100,000 +33.33% 2
East London +16 1 - - 1
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 824 (70.79%) Finance
2 663 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (53.87%) Fixed Income
4 547 (46.99%) Python
5 538 (46.22%) Hedge funds
6 513 (44.07%) Java
7 505 (43.38%) AWS
8 475 (40.81%) Asset Management
9 471 (40.46%) Web Services
10 447 (38.40%) Derivative
11 414 (35.57%) JavaScript
12 404 (34.71%) Investment Management
13 397 (34.11%) Equities
14 374 (32.13%) Software Engineering
15 365 (31.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 349 (29.98%) AngularJS
16 349 (29.98%) React
17 328 (28.18%) Banking
18 317 (27.23%) SQL
19 286 (24.57%) C#
20 231 (19.85%) Azure
21 227 (19.50%) Vue.js
22 213 (18.30%) Investment Banking
23 187 (16.07%) Bloomberg
24 185 (15.89%) .NET
25 164 (14.09%) Analytics
26 162 (13.92%) C++
27 161 (13.83%) Fintech
28 156 (13.40%) Decision-Making
29 143 (12.29%) Markit EDM

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 37 (3.18%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.63%) Apache
3 16 (1.37%) Confluence
3 16 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.29%) Jupyter
5 12 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.77%) CMS
7 5 (0.43%) DataSynapse
7 5 (0.43%) IIS
7 5 (0.43%) nginx
8 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.17%) Luigi
8 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.086%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.086%) Mule
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 68 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 143 (12.29%) Markit EDM
2 67 (5.76%) SimCorp Dimension
3 64 (5.50%) Eagle PACE
4 56 (4.81%) PolarLake
5 37 (3.18%) FINCAD Analytics
6 22 (1.89%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.34%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.34%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.34%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.26%) Eikon
9 2 (0.17%) Endur
10 1 (0.086%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.086%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
10 1 (0.086%) RMDS
10 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 505 (43.38%) AWS
2 231 (19.85%) Azure
3 135 (11.60%) GCP
4 33 (2.84%) Amazon S3
5 24 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (1.72%) Serverless
7 19 (1.63%) OpenShift
8 15 (1.29%) Office 365
9 12 (1.03%) npm
10 10 (0.86%) GitHub
11 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.60%) Power Platform
12 6 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (0.34%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.86%) Firewall
2 10 (0.86%) FIX Connectivity
3 6 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (0.52%) LAN
4 5 (0.43%) Internet
4 5 (0.43%) SSL
5 4 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.26%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) SAN
6 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.17%) HTTP
7 2 (0.17%) Multicast
7 2 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.22%) NoSQL
3 63 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 57 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 46 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (3.78%) MySQL
7 38 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.18%) Amazon Athena
9 33 (2.84%) Redis
10 32 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 32 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (2.23%) Big Data
12 21 (1.80%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.29%) KDB
14 14 (1.20%) HBase
15 11 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
18 7 (0.60%) Power BI
19 6 (0.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 52 (4.47%) RStudio
2 47 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 44 (3.78%) TeamCity
4 35 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (2.58%) JIRA
5 30 (2.58%) MSBuild
6 20 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.55%) Artifactory
8 17 (1.46%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.37%) Subversion
10 14 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.12%) Maven
12 12 (1.03%) Cypress.io
12 12 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.52%) JUnit
14 6 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.43%) GitLab
16 4 (0.34%) GoCD
16 4 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 824 (70.79%) Finance
2 328 (28.18%) Banking
3 213 (18.30%) Investment Banking
4 109 (9.36%) Back Office
5 17 (1.46%) Marketing
6 15 (1.29%) Legal
7 14 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.69%) Retail
9 3 (0.26%) German Language
9 3 (0.26%) Law
9 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.086%) Games
11 1 (0.086%) International Banking
11 1 (0.086%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 589 (50.60%) Developer
2 187 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
3 181 (15.55%) Python Developer
4 177 (15.21%) Analyst
5 175 (15.03%) Software Engineer
6 155 (13.32%) Java Developer
7 147 (12.63%) Architect
8 145 (12.46%) AWS Developer
9 131 (11.25%) Python Engineer
10 123 (10.57%) AWS Software Engineer
10 123 (10.57%) Front Office Developer
11 113 (9.71%) Business Analyst
12 111 (9.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 81 (6.96%) Python Software Engineer
14 79 (6.79%) Finance Manager
15 77 (6.62%) Financial Analyst
16 70 (6.01%) Senior Developer
17 67 (5.76%) Enterprise Architect
18 66 (5.67%) AWS Architect
19 63 (5.41%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (40.46%) Web Services
2 349 (29.98%) AngularJS
2 349 (29.98%) React
3 227 (19.50%) Vue.js
4 185 (15.89%) .NET
5 115 (9.88%) .NET Core
6 96 (8.25%) Node.js
7 91 (7.82%) ASP.NET
8 71 (6.10%) J2EE
9 60 (5.15%) HTML
10 49 (4.21%) Spring
11 45 (3.87%) Pandas
12 42 (3.61%) ASP.NET Core
13 39 (3.35%) CSS
14 38 (3.26%) HTML5
15 37 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
16 34 (2.92%) Redux
17 33 (2.84%) REST
18 30 (2.58%) NumPy
19 25 (2.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 627 (53.87%) Fixed Income
2 538 (46.22%) Hedge funds
3 447 (38.40%) Derivative
4 397 (34.11%) Equities
5 365 (31.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 137 (11.77%) Reference Data
7 80 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
9 51 (4.38%) Algorithms
10 40 (3.44%) OTC Derivatives
11 36 (3.09%) Market Risk
12 26 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
13 25 (2.15%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.63%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.55%) Blog
16 14 (1.20%) User Experience
17 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.12%) Virtual Team
18 12 (1.03%) Cloud Native
19 10 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.56%) Linux
2 50 (4.30%) Unix
3 45 (3.87%) Windows
4 11 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.086%) AIX
10 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (40.81%) Asset Management
3 404 (34.71%) Investment Management
4 374 (32.13%) Software Engineering
5 164 (14.09%) Analytics
6 161 (13.83%) Fintech
7 156 (13.40%) Decision-Making
8 141 (12.11%) DevOps
9 138 (11.86%) Migration
10 137 (11.77%) Business Analysis
11 129 (11.08%) Portfolio Management
12 122 (10.48%) Microservices
13 119 (10.22%) Computer Science
14 114 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
15 113 (9.71%) Scrum
16 102 (8.76%) Mathematics
17 99 (8.51%) TDD
18 91 (7.82%) OO
19 90 (7.73%) Artificial Intelligence
19 90 (7.73%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 547 (46.99%) Python
2 513 (44.07%) Java
3 414 (35.57%) JavaScript
4 317 (27.23%) SQL
5 286 (24.57%) C#
6 162 (13.92%) C++
7 139 (11.94%) R
8 81 (6.96%) Kotlin
9 67 (5.76%) VBA
10 38 (3.26%) MATLAB
11 30 (2.58%) F#
12 29 (2.49%) TypeScript
13 24 (2.06%) Scala
14 22 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.80%) Perl
16 16 (1.37%) Java 8
17 11 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.95%) ES6
17 11 (0.95%) Ruby
18 8 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (10.65%) Degree
2 49 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.29%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.12%) PhD
5 4 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.26%) MCP
6 3 (0.26%) MCSA
6 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.086%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.086%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.66%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) MiFID
3 6 (0.52%) EMIR
3 6 (0.52%) SLA
4 5 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (4.64%) Docker
2 7 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.20%) Ansible
3 4 (0.34%) Nagios
4 3 (0.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.17%) Control-M
5 2 (0.17%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.086%) Icinga
6 1 (0.086%) Terraform
6 1 (0.086%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 187 (16.07%) Bloomberg
2 107 (9.19%) Google
3 92 (7.90%) Charles River
4 79 (6.79%) Microsoft
5 71 (6.10%) Calypso
6 69 (5.93%) SimCorp
7 66 (5.67%) GoldenSource
8 29 (2.49%) Reuters
9 24 (2.06%) Oracle
10 17 (1.46%) Informatica
11 16 (1.37%) TIBCO
12 15 (1.29%) FactSet
13 13 (1.12%) Cisco
14 10 (0.86%) Avaya
15 9 (0.77%) Apple
15 9 (0.77%) Murex
16 7 (0.60%) ServiceNow
17 6 (0.52%) ION Trading
17 6 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
18 5 (0.43%) Databricks