Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 500 541
Rank change year-on-year -20 +41 -37
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 10 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.10% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 33
South East median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +122.22% +14.62%
10th Percentile £56,750 £29,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,526 10,102 12,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.39% 34.70% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,601 7,769 10,365
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office in the South East.

Salary trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Thames Valley +1 5 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Berkshire -16 4 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Hampshire -15 3 £60,000 +114.29%
Surrey +13 1 £90,000 +63.64% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (50.00%) Derivative
2 5 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (40.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) PnL Attribution
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Charles River
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Derivative
1 5 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (40.00%) PnL Attribution
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) DNA
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Charles River
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau