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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK
Rank 276 236 227
Rank change year-on-year -40 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 959 1470 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.43% 1.41%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.25% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1231 1249
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 £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 34468 45217 46624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.57% 43.92% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27755 36557 36595
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 24 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 24 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 -41 945 £72,500 +3.57% 142
London -22 910 £75,000 +7.14% 131
City of London -4 237 £75,000 +7.14% 47
South East +18 15 £34,750 +26.36% 4
South West +24 11 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Northern Ireland - 10 £37,500 - 2
Bristol - 10 £38,750 - 2
Belfast - 10 £37,500 - 1
County Antrim - 10 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £37,250 +35.45%
Canary Wharf -8 6 £90,000 +71.42%
Docklands, London - 6 £55,000 -
Bletchley - 6 - -
North West -18 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire +26 3 £28,000 -13.84%
Scotland +7 3 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Berkshire +29 2 - -
Glasgow +27 2 £72,500 +31.81% 1
East of England +3 2 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 £37,250 +35.45%
Reading +23 1 - -
Bedfordshire +16 1 £67,500 +159.61% 1
Wiltshire +12 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Portsmouth -3 1 £28,000 -13.84%
Stevenage -4 1 - -
Edinburgh -14 1 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1082 (55.32%) Finance
2 678 (34.66%) Banking
3 676 (34.56%) SQL
4 599 (30.62%) Java
5 458 (23.42%) C#
6 393 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
7 366 (18.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 358 (18.30%) Degree
9 346 (17.69%) Investment Banking
10 340 (17.38%) Linux
11 332 (16.97%) Derivative
12 323 (16.51%) Unix
13 283 (14.47%) C++
13 283 (14.47%) Fixed Income
14 277 (14.16%) .NET
15 270 (13.80%) Multithreading
16 263 (13.45%) Python
17 253 (12.93%) Electronic Trading
18 237 (12.12%) Equities
19 233 (11.91%) SQL Server
20 230 (11.76%) Low Latency
21 212 (10.84%) FIX Protocol
22 199 (10.17%) Computer Science
23 198 (10.12%) Back Office
24 193 (9.87%) Asset Management
25 189 (9.66%) Business Analysis
26 186 (9.51%) Investment Management
26 186 (9.51%) JavaScript
27 183 (9.36%) SDLC
28 177 (9.05%) Mathematics

Front Office
Top Related 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 (2.30%) Confluence
2 41 (2.10%) IIS
3 37 (1.89%) Apache
4 30 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 28 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 16 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 16 (0.82%) Jetty
6 16 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.72%) JBoss
9 11 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.31%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.26%) Mule
14 4 (0.20%) SAS
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 101 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.43%) MS Office
3 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.51%) MS Project
4 10 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.51%) Stata
5 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (1.79%) thinkFolio
2 20 (1.02%) ION MarketView
3 18 (0.92%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.51%) 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
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.20%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.20%) Summit
10 4 (0.20%) SunGard APT
11 3 (0.15%) Endur
11 3 (0.15%) Kondor
11 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
11 3 (0.15%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.12%) 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 29 (1.48%) 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
4 9 (0.46%) VPN
5 5 (0.26%) BGP
5 5 (0.26%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) IGMP
6 4 (0.20%) MPLS
6 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.15%) Internet
7 3 (0.15%) PBX
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.10%) LAN
8 2 (0.10%) WAN
8 2 (0.10%) Wireless
9 1 (0.051%) AMQP
9 1 (0.051%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.58%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.51%) MySQL
4 47 (2.40%) KDB
5 36 (1.84%) Big Data
6 34 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 34 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.02%) 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
16 10 (0.51%) Kdb+
16 10 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (5.78%) Maven
2 99 (5.06%) JUnit
3 81 (4.14%) Gradle
4 72 (3.68%) JIRA
5 56 (2.86%) Subversion
6 39 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 32 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 28 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 25 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.23%) FishEye
12 23 (1.18%) Selenium
12 23 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.02%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.02%) Visual Studio
14 19 (0.97%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.92%) FitNesse
15 18 (0.92%) Grunt
16 17 (0.87%) HP UFT
17 13 (0.66%) FlexUnit
General
1 1082 (55.32%) Finance
2 678 (34.66%) Banking
3 346 (17.69%) Investment Banking
4 198 (10.12%) Back Office
5 54 (2.76%) Advertising
6 46 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
7 38 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.74%) Retail
10 28 (1.43%) Legal
11 25 (1.28%) Marketing
12 20 (1.02%) 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 9 (0.46%) Games
17 5 (0.26%) French Language
17 5 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 940 (48.06%) Developer
2 484 (24.74%) Analyst
3 408 (20.86%) Java Developer
4 227 (11.61%) Business Analyst
5 213 (10.89%) Front Office Developer
6 208 (10.63%) C# Developer
7 169 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 141 (7.21%) Support Analyst
9 137 (7.00%) Applications Support
10 119 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 118 (6.03%) C++ Developer
12 89 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
13 78 (3.99%) Project Manager
14 70 (3.58%) .NET Developer
15 64 (3.27%) Architect
16 61 (3.12%) Team Leader
17 59 (3.02%) Java Pricing Developer
18 52 (2.66%) Junior
19 50 (2.56%) Software Developer
20 49 (2.51%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (14.16%) .NET
2 212 (10.84%) FIX Protocol
3 162 (8.28%) Spring
4 155 (7.92%) HTML
5 146 (7.46%) XML
6 128 (6.54%) WPF
7 118 (6.03%) AngularJS
8 78 (3.99%) JMS
9 75 (3.83%) J2SE
10 73 (3.73%) JDBC
11 71 (3.63%) ASP.NET
12 69 (3.53%) CSS
12 69 (3.53%) Hibernate
13 67 (3.43%) HTML5
13 67 (3.43%) WCF
14 49 (2.51%) Rendezvous
14 49 (2.51%) Web Services
15 46 (2.35%) Middleware
16 45 (2.30%) TIBCO EMS
17 43 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 366 (18.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 332 (16.97%) Derivative
3 283 (14.47%) Fixed Income
4 237 (12.12%) Equities
5 199 (10.17%) Computer Science
6 168 (8.59%) Hedge funds
7 145 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (3.32%) Algorithms
9 60 (3.07%) Fintech
10 53 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
11 47 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
12 42 (2.15%) Market Risk
13 41 (2.10%) Credit Risk
14 39 (1.99%) Data Structures
14 39 (1.99%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.94%) Client/Server
16 27 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
17 24 (1.23%) Exotic Derivative
18 23 (1.18%) PMI
18 23 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 340 (17.38%) Linux
2 323 (16.51%) Unix
3 133 (6.80%) Windows
4 28 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.38%) Solaris
6 24 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.66%) 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 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (13.80%) Multithreading
3 253 (12.93%) Electronic Trading
4 230 (11.76%) Low Latency
5 193 (9.87%) Asset Management
6 189 (9.66%) Business Analysis
7 186 (9.51%) Investment Management
8 183 (9.36%) SDLC
9 177 (9.05%) Mathematics
10 173 (8.84%) Analytics
11 158 (8.08%) Risk Management
12 144 (7.36%) OO
13 141 (7.21%) Project Management
14 119 (6.08%) Algorithmic Trading
15 111 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 102 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
17 97 (4.96%) OOD
18 94 (4.81%) Scrum
19 93 (4.75%) MVC
20 91 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 676 (34.56%) SQL
2 599 (30.62%) Java
3 458 (23.42%) C#
4 283 (14.47%) C++
5 263 (13.45%) Python
6 186 (9.51%) JavaScript
7 128 (6.54%) VBA
8 119 (6.08%) Perl
9 68 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 56 (2.86%) Scala
11 45 (2.30%) C
12 41 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 35 (1.79%) MATLAB
14 34 (1.74%) R
15 32 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.53%) TypeScript
16 30 (1.53%) VB
17 27 (1.38%) PHP
18 21 (1.07%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 358 (18.30%) Degree
2 68 (3.48%) PhD
3 39 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 17 (0.87%) PMP
6 14 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (0.56%) CFA
8 4 (0.20%) 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%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (6.95%) QA
2 100 (5.11%) MiFID
3 28 (1.43%) EMIR
4 26 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.92%) SLA
7 5 (0.26%) Basel III
7 5 (0.26%) FATCA
8 4 (0.20%) 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 35 (1.79%) 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 26 (1.33%) Puppet
2 22 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.77%) Ansible
4 13 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.41%) 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 (0.20%) 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
1 166 (8.49%) Oracle
2 115 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 108 (5.52%) TIBCO
4 104 (5.32%) Sybase
5 83 (4.24%) Murex
6 78 (3.99%) Bloomberg
7 53 (2.71%) Charles River
8 40 (2.04%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.53%) SAP
10 24 (1.23%) Citrix
11 23 (1.18%) Tableau
12 20 (1.02%) SimCorp
13 18 (0.92%) Informatica
13 18 (0.92%) StreamBase
14 17 (0.87%) Fidessa
14 17 (0.87%) Reuters
15 16 (0.82%) IBM
15 16 (0.82%) Lotus
16 15 (0.77%) HP
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive package + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago