The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 236 222
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 950 1486 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.44% 1.43%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.27% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1248 1291
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34217 45421 47669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.45% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27583 36690 37393
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 935 £72,500 +3.57% 141
London -21 897 £75,000 +7.14% 135
City of London -7 230 £72,500 +3.57% 62
South East +31 16 £34,750 +26.36% 1
South West +33 12 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Bristol - 10 £38,750 - 2
Belfast - 10 £37,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 10 £37,500 - 2
County Antrim - 10 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £37,250 +35.45%
Bletchley - 7 - -
Docklands, London - 6 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf -7 5 £90,000 +71.42%
North West -13 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +11 4 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Glasgow +28 3 £72,500 +31.81%
Hampshire +23 3 £28,000 -13.84%
Berkshire +33 2 - -
East of England +8 2 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Milton Keynes 0 2 £37,250 +35.45%
Reading +32 1 - -
West Midlands +29 1 £45,000 +73.07%
Birmingham +15 1 £45,000 +73.07%
Bedfordshire +15 1 £67,500 +159.61% 1
Wiltshire +13 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Hertfordshire +12 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 £28,000 -13.84%
Stevenage -6 1 - -

Front Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1075 (55.10%) Finance
2 676 (34.65%) Banking
3 666 (34.14%) SQL
4 597 (30.60%) Java
5 457 (23.42%) C#
6 393 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
7 363 (18.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 356 (18.25%) Degree
9 346 (17.73%) Investment Banking
10 338 (17.32%) Linux
11 327 (16.76%) Derivative
12 323 (16.56%) Unix
13 284 (14.56%) Fixed Income
14 283 (14.51%) C++
15 278 (14.25%) .NET
16 270 (13.84%) Multithreading
17 261 (13.38%) Python
18 254 (13.02%) Electronic Trading
19 237 (12.15%) Equities
20 231 (11.84%) SQL Server
21 229 (11.74%) Low Latency
22 213 (10.92%) FIX Protocol
23 197 (10.10%) Computer Science
24 192 (9.84%) Back Office
25 191 (9.79%) Business Analysis
26 189 (9.69%) Asset Management
27 186 (9.53%) JavaScript
28 184 (9.43%) Investment Management
29 183 (9.38%) SDLC
30 175 (8.97%) Mathematics

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 45 (2.31%) Confluence
2 41 (2.10%) IIS
3 37 (1.90%) Apache
4 29 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 28 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 17 (0.87%) IBM Notes
7 16 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.72%) JBoss
9 14 (0.72%) Jetty
10 11 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.31%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.26%) Mule
14 4 (0.21%) SAS
15 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 101 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.49%) MS Office
3 12 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.51%) MS Project
4 10 (0.51%) Stata
5 9 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (1.79%) thinkFolio
2 21 (1.08%) ION MarketView
3 16 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.67%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.41%) Front Arena
6 8 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.26%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.21%) Endur
10 4 (0.21%) Summit
10 4 (0.21%) SunGard APT
11 3 (0.15%) Kondor
11 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
11 3 (0.15%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.26%) Office 365
3 5 (0.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.15%) GitHub
4 3 (0.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.10%) G Suite
5 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.051%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.54%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.56%) SAN
3 10 (0.51%) Firewall
3 10 (0.51%) LDAP
3 10 (0.51%) Multicast
3 10 (0.51%) SSL
3 10 (0.51%) VPN
4 5 (0.26%) BGP
4 5 (0.26%) DNS
5 4 (0.21%) IGMP
5 4 (0.21%) MPLS
5 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.15%) PBX
7 2 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.10%) Internet
7 2 (0.10%) LAN
7 2 (0.10%) WAN
7 2 (0.10%) Wireless
8 1 (0.051%) AMQP
8 1 (0.051%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.51%) MySQL
4 48 (2.46%) KDB
5 36 (1.85%) Big Data
6 35 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 35 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.03%) Power BI
10 18 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (0.87%) QlikView
12 16 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.77%) MongoDB
14 14 (0.72%) DB2
15 11 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (0.56%) Kdb+
15 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (5.79%) Maven
2 99 (5.07%) JUnit
3 81 (4.15%) Gradle
4 72 (3.69%) JIRA
5 56 (2.87%) Subversion
6 38 (1.95%) Git (software)
7 32 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 28 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.23%) FishEye
11 23 (1.18%) Selenium
11 23 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.03%) SpecFlow
12 20 (1.03%) Visual Studio
13 19 (0.97%) IntelliJ
14 18 (0.92%) FitNesse
14 18 (0.92%) Grunt
15 17 (0.87%) HP UFT
16 13 (0.67%) FlexUnit
General
1 1075 (55.10%) Finance
2 676 (34.65%) Banking
3 346 (17.73%) Investment Banking
4 192 (9.84%) Back Office
5 54 (2.77%) Advertising
6 45 (2.31%) Corporate Banking
7 38 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.74%) Retail
10 29 (1.49%) Legal
11 25 (1.28%) Marketing
12 20 (1.03%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.97%) Billing
13 19 (0.97%) Electronics
14 16 (0.82%) Private Banking
14 16 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.51%) Games
17 5 (0.26%) French Language
17 5 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 937 (48.03%) Developer
2 482 (24.71%) Analyst
3 406 (20.81%) Java Developer
4 225 (11.53%) Business Analyst
5 209 (10.71%) Front Office Developer
6 208 (10.66%) C# Developer
7 166 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 141 (7.23%) Support Analyst
9 138 (7.07%) Applications Support
10 118 (6.05%) C++ Developer
11 117 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 89 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
13 79 (4.05%) Project Manager
14 71 (3.64%) .NET Developer
15 64 (3.28%) Architect
16 61 (3.13%) Team Leader
17 60 (3.08%) Java Pricing Developer
18 51 (2.61%) Software Developer
19 49 (2.51%) Junior
19 49 (2.51%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (14.25%) .NET
2 213 (10.92%) FIX Protocol
3 161 (8.25%) Spring
4 155 (7.94%) HTML
5 146 (7.48%) XML
6 128 (6.56%) WPF
7 119 (6.10%) AngularJS
8 75 (3.84%) J2SE
8 75 (3.84%) JMS
9 73 (3.74%) ASP.NET
9 73 (3.74%) JDBC
10 68 (3.49%) CSS
11 67 (3.43%) Hibernate
11 67 (3.43%) HTML5
11 67 (3.43%) WCF
12 50 (2.56%) Web Services
13 49 (2.51%) Rendezvous
14 46 (2.36%) Middleware
15 44 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
16 42 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 363 (18.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 327 (16.76%) Derivative
3 284 (14.56%) Fixed Income
4 237 (12.15%) Equities
5 197 (10.10%) Computer Science
6 169 (8.66%) Hedge funds
7 144 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (3.28%) Algorithms
9 59 (3.02%) Fintech
10 54 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
11 45 (2.31%) Credit Derivative
12 42 (2.15%) Credit Risk
13 41 (2.10%) Market Risk
14 40 (2.05%) Data Structures
15 39 (2.00%) Management Information System
16 38 (1.95%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.28%) Exotic Derivative
17 25 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
18 23 (1.18%) PMI
18 23 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 338 (17.32%) Linux
2 323 (16.56%) Unix
3 134 (6.87%) Windows
4 29 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.38%) Solaris
6 24 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.56%) CentOS
10 5 (0.26%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.051%) Debian
13 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (13.84%) Multithreading
3 254 (13.02%) Electronic Trading
4 229 (11.74%) Low Latency
5 191 (9.79%) Business Analysis
6 189 (9.69%) Asset Management
7 184 (9.43%) Investment Management
8 183 (9.38%) SDLC
9 175 (8.97%) Mathematics
10 174 (8.92%) Analytics
11 160 (8.20%) Risk Management
12 145 (7.43%) OO
13 141 (7.23%) Project Management
14 120 (6.15%) Algorithmic Trading
15 113 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 98 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (4.87%) OOD
17 95 (4.87%) Scrum
18 94 (4.82%) MVC
19 90 (4.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 666 (34.14%) SQL
2 597 (30.60%) Java
3 457 (23.42%) C#
4 283 (14.51%) C++
5 261 (13.38%) Python
6 186 (9.53%) JavaScript
7 129 (6.61%) VBA
8 119 (6.10%) Perl
9 68 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 55 (2.82%) Scala
11 43 (2.20%) C
12 42 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 35 (1.79%) MATLAB
14 34 (1.74%) R
15 31 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.59%) TypeScript
16 30 (1.54%) VB
17 27 (1.38%) PHP
18 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 356 (18.25%) Degree
2 68 (3.49%) PhD
3 40 (2.05%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 18 (0.92%) PMP
6 14 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (0.56%) CFA
8 4 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.15%) MCP
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.15%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CCAB
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
10 2 (0.10%) MCDST
11 1 (0.051%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (6.97%) QA
2 103 (5.28%) MiFID
3 29 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 28 (1.44%) EMIR
5 22 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.97%) SLA
7 5 (0.26%) Basel III
7 5 (0.26%) FATCA
8 4 (0.21%) PMO
9 3 (0.15%) IFRS
10 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.051%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.051%) COREP
11 1 (0.051%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.051%) FINREP
11 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.97%) Docker
3 6 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.26%) NFS
4 5 (0.26%) Samba
5 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.051%) HDFS
6 1 (0.051%) LXC
6 1 (0.051%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (1.28%) Puppet
2 22 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.77%) Ansible
4 12 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.36%) Control-M
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (0.31%) SCCM
7 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.21%) Endace
9 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 1 (0.051%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.051%) Kibana
11 1 (0.051%) logstash
11 1 (0.051%) MOM
11 1 (0.051%) Oozie
11 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.051%) Salt
11 1 (0.051%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 168 (8.61%) Oracle
2 115 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 105 (5.38%) TIBCO
4 101 (5.18%) Sybase
5 82 (4.20%) Murex
6 77 (3.95%) Bloomberg
7 51 (2.61%) Charles River
8 41 (2.10%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.54%) SAP
10 25 (1.28%) Citrix
11 24 (1.23%) Tableau
12 18 (0.92%) Fidessa
12 18 (0.92%) Informatica
12 18 (0.92%) StreamBase
13 17 (0.87%) IBM
13 17 (0.87%) Lotus
13 17 (0.87%) Reuters
13 17 (0.87%) SimCorp
14 15 (0.77%) HP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000 + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + exceptional bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £115000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago