Period
to 24 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 659 829 858
Rank change year-on-year +170 +29 -62
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 16 31 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.031% 0.038% 0.074%
As % of the General category 0.092% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 59
Median annual salary £32,500 £33,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -32.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £16,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £77,500 £81,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -3.23% +3.33%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17,406 28,211 37,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.85% 34.14% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12,729 20,497 28,887
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,772 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,374 £68,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the UK excluding London

Front Office
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Front Office in the UK excluding London

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the UK excluding London

Front Office
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
North of England +116 6 £36,250 -44.23%
South East +109 4 £32,500 +96.97% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £33,750 -
Scotland +60 3 £55,000 +4.76%
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Midlands +85 1 £31,500 -58.00% 1
West Midlands +81 1 £31,500 -58.00%
South West +66 1 £27,500 -18.52%
Northern Ireland +22 1 - - 1
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Back Office
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 3 (18.75%) JavaFX
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Java SE
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) DB2
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Swing
7 3 (18.75%) Process Management
7 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (18.75%) MVC

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Junior
2 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Core
2 3 (18.75%) Java SE
2 3 (18.75%) JavaFX
2 3 (18.75%) Swing
2 3 (18.75%) TensorFlow
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Science
3 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Process Management
3 3 (18.75%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Debt
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Java 8
5 2 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft