Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 837 804
Rank change year-on-year +321 -33 -8
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 5 17 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.018% 0.021% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.058% 0.062% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 92
Median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -5.26% -32.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £78,125 £74,425
UK median annual salary £105,000 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,593 27,284 35,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.18% 34.05% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,475 19,638 26,816
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,950 £72,500 £70,000
UK 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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Scotland +106 3 £35,000 -36.36%
South East +209 1 £102,500 +41.38% 1
North of England +196 1 £45,000 -30.77%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (100.00%) Back Office
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Java 8
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Swing
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) JavaFX
3 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Back Office
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) JavaFX
1 3 (60.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Value Proposition
5 1 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Java 8
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft