Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 52 90
Rank change year-on-year -71 +38 +9
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,392 1,092 1,972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.84% 5.19% 3.51%
As % of the General category 4.57% 8.77% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,018 1,715
10th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
25th Percentile £77,500 £84,063 £65,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £122,500 £128,750 £117,500
90th Percentile £136,250 £142,500 £130,000
England median annual salary £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +9.09%

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 30,492 12,458 34,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.29% 59.21% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,935 10,212 27,266
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +6.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +19 251 £94,250 -0.79% 56
East London -1 9 £150,000 - 10
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 992 (71.26%) Finance
2 682 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
3 642 (46.12%) Python
4 634 (45.55%) Software Engineering
5 617 (44.32%) Asset Management
6 590 (42.39%) AWS
7 571 (41.02%) JavaScript
8 569 (40.88%) React
9 566 (40.66%) Java
10 512 (36.78%) Derivative
11 497 (35.70%) Investment Management
11 497 (35.70%) Equities
12 490 (35.20%) Fixed Income
13 479 (34.41%) Full Stack Development
14 457 (32.83%) Web Services
15 415 (29.81%) Hedge funds
16 403 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 386 (27.73%) SQL
18 384 (27.59%) TypeScript
19 321 (23.06%) Banking
20 317 (22.77%) Docker
21 298 (21.41%) Node.js
22 283 (20.33%) Analytics
23 282 (20.26%) Azure
24 279 (20.04%) Kubernetes
25 269 (19.32%) Serverless
25 269 (19.32%) Amazon S3
26 267 (19.18%) AWS Lambda
27 255 (18.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
28 240 (17.24%) AngularJS

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 98 (7.04%) Apache
2 66 (4.74%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.01%) Confluence
6 9 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (0.57%) DataSynapse
8 5 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.14%) GemFire
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.072%) IIS
11 1 (0.072%) MTS
11 1 (0.072%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.29%) MadCap Flare
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 8 (0.57%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.50%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 6 (0.43%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.43%) RMDS
4 4 (0.29%) Advent Moxy
4 4 (0.29%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.22%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.14%) Eikon
6 2 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.14%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.072%) Endur
7 1 (0.072%) Kondor
7 1 (0.072%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.072%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.072%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 590 (42.39%) AWS
2 282 (20.26%) Azure
3 269 (19.32%) Amazon S3
3 269 (19.32%) Serverless
4 267 (19.18%) AWS Lambda
5 217 (15.59%) GCP
6 157 (11.28%) Amazon SQS
6 157 (11.28%) AWS Step Functions
7 110 (7.90%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (3.38%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.36%) Snowflake
10 5 (0.36%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.36%) SaaS
11 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.22%) Azure Service Bus
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
14 1 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.072%) GitHub
14 1 (0.072%) NuGet
14 1 (0.072%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.36%) WebEx
3 4 (0.29%) DHCP
3 4 (0.29%) DNS
3 4 (0.29%) HTTP
4 3 (0.22%) AMQP
4 3 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.22%) Firewall
5 2 (0.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.072%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.072%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.072%) Internet
6 1 (0.072%) LAN
6 1 (0.072%) Multicast
6 1 (0.072%) PBX
6 1 (0.072%) SAN
6 1 (0.072%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (18.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 157 (11.28%) Amazon RDS
3 98 (7.04%) Apache Ignite
4 95 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 48 (3.45%) KDB
6 40 (2.87%) Amazon Athena
7 35 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.01%) Amazon Aurora
9 27 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.87%) Flink
11 24 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.08%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.01%) Data Mart
14 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.86%) Big Data
15 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.09%) JIRA
3 32 (2.30%) Maven
4 20 (1.44%) Artifactory
5 19 (1.36%) SonarQube
6 18 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.01%) JUnit
9 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.57%) GitLab
10 8 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.29%) NUnit
14 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.22%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.14%) Cypress.io
15 2 (0.14%) Moq
General
1 992 (71.26%) Finance
2 321 (23.06%) Banking
3 205 (14.73%) Social Skills
4 180 (12.93%) Investment Banking
5 75 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.45%) Back Office
7 17 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
9 12 (0.86%) Legal
10 11 (0.79%) Marketing
11 7 (0.50%) Advertising
12 6 (0.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Retail
14 3 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.072%) Billing
16 1 (0.072%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 914 (65.66%) Developer
2 366 (26.29%) Software Engineer
3 314 (22.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 258 (18.53%) Python Developer
5 255 (18.32%) React Developer
6 208 (14.94%) Java Developer
7 182 (13.07%) Front Office Developer
8 172 (12.36%) Analyst
9 154 (11.06%) Python Engineer
10 137 (9.84%) Python Software Engineer
11 122 (8.76%) AWS Developer
12 120 (8.62%) Lead Developer
13 103 (7.40%) JavaScript Developer
14 97 (6.97%) Senior Developer
15 78 (5.60%) Applications Support
16 70 (5.03%) UI Developer
17 68 (4.89%) Business Analyst
18 67 (4.81%) JavaScript Engineer
19 60 (4.31%) Lead Software Engineer
20 57 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (40.88%) React
2 457 (32.83%) Web Services
3 298 (21.41%) Node.js
4 240 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 167 (12.00%) Material-UI
6 162 (11.64%) Vue.js
7 138 (9.91%) .NET
8 88 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
9 81 (5.82%) Spring
10 71 (5.10%) Kafka
11 39 (2.80%) GraphQL
11 39 (2.80%) HTML
12 38 (2.73%) .NET Core
12 38 (2.73%) NumPy
13 32 (2.30%) Middleware
13 32 (2.30%) SciPy
14 28 (2.01%) Swing
15 27 (1.94%) HTML5
16 26 (1.87%) Spring Boot
17 24 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 512 (36.78%) Derivative
2 497 (35.70%) Equities
3 490 (35.20%) Fixed Income
4 415 (29.81%) Hedge funds
5 403 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 91 (6.54%) Market Risk
7 88 (6.32%) Equity Derivative
8 79 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
9 66 (4.74%) Algorithms
10 53 (3.81%) User Experience
11 51 (3.66%) Data Structures
12 48 (3.45%) Credit Risk
13 36 (2.59%) Legacy Systems
14 33 (2.37%) Credit Derivative
15 20 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
16 19 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 19 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
17 15 (1.08%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.93%) Exotic Derivative
19 9 (0.65%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 123 (8.84%) Linux
2 99 (7.11%) Unix
3 72 (5.17%) Windows
4 19 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.072%) CentOS
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (45.55%) Software Engineering
3 617 (44.32%) Asset Management
4 497 (35.70%) Investment Management
5 479 (34.41%) Full Stack Development
6 283 (20.33%) Analytics
7 123 (8.84%) DevOps
8 121 (8.69%) Multithreading
9 110 (7.90%) SDLC
10 103 (7.40%) TDD
11 95 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
12 93 (6.68%) Low Latency
13 88 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
13 88 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
14 81 (5.82%) Risk Management
15 80 (5.75%) Migration
16 77 (5.53%) Data Analytics
17 67 (4.81%) Order Management
18 66 (4.74%) Machine Learning
19 62 (4.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 642 (46.12%) Python
2 571 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 566 (40.66%) Java
4 386 (27.73%) SQL
5 384 (27.59%) TypeScript
6 224 (16.09%) C#
7 186 (13.36%) Scala
8 160 (11.49%) Kotlin
9 138 (9.91%) C++
10 109 (7.83%) Clojure
11 46 (3.30%) R
12 34 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.44%) Perl
13 24 (1.72%) VBA
14 19 (1.36%) F#
14 19 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.08%) ES6
17 12 (0.86%) C
17 12 (0.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 60 (4.31%) Degree
2 19 (1.36%) PhD
3 13 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
5 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.22%) CCNA
7 3 (0.22%) CCNP
7 3 (0.22%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.072%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.09%) QA
2 18 (1.29%) MiFID
3 5 (0.36%) GDPR
4 3 (0.22%) PMO
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) Basel III
6 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 317 (22.77%) Docker
2 19 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.072%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 279 (20.04%) Kubernetes
2 224 (16.09%) Terraform
3 5 (0.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.072%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.072%) Control-M
6 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.072%) Oozie
6 1 (0.072%) Puppet
6 1 (0.072%) Rancher
6 1 (0.072%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 89 (6.39%) Oracle
2 59 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.09%) Bloomberg
4 29 (2.08%) Murex
4 29 (2.08%) Sybase
5 27 (1.94%) Charles River
6 21 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.36%) Greenplum
7 19 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.08%) Fidessa
9 14 (1.01%) Tradeweb
10 13 (0.93%) ION Trading
11 12 (0.86%) Reuters
12 10 (0.72%) Solace
13 9 (0.65%) Cisco
14 8 (0.57%) Portware
15 7 (0.50%) Sun
15 7 (0.50%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.50%) Trayport
15 7 (0.50%) VMware