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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 267 195
Rank change year-on-year +35 -72  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1310 1219 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.26% 1.73%
As % of the General category 3.46% 2.93% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1046 1603
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £51,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year -0.97% +34.86%  

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 37899 41554 49425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.38% 42.81% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28992 34030 39144
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +30 1287 £75,000 +1.35% 147
London +7 1234 £77,500 +3.33% 140
City of London +3 239 £77,500 +6.89% 51
South East +53 22 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Scotland +3 17 £70,000 +13.82% 3
South West +4 16 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Wiltshire +17 14 £51,000 +7.36%
Glasgow +12 14 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Swindon - 14 £51,000 -
Berkshire +25 13 £42,500 -
Reading +23 11 £42,500 -
East of England -10 8 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Luton - 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 7 - - 1
West Midlands +12 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Birmingham +9 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Canary Wharf -12 5 £75,250 -28.33%
West Sussex +12 3 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Brighton +7 3 £80,000 +220.00%
West End of London +3 3 £75,000 -31.81% 2
East Sussex +1 3 £80,000 +220.00%
Belfast - 3 £46,250 -
County Antrim - 3 £46,250 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £46,250 - 1
Edinburgh -8 2 £51,250 -16.66% 2
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
East Midlands +22 1 £27,000 -38.63%
Hatfield -2 1 £40,000 -
Chiswick -8 1 £80,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -23 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1419 (62.84%) Finance
2 1036 (45.88%) Banking
3 747 (33.08%) Investment Banking
4 677 (29.98%) Java
5 650 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
6 642 (28.43%) SQL
7 598 (26.48%) C#
8 535 (23.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 520 (23.03%) Asset Management
10 458 (20.28%) Derivative
11 378 (16.74%) C++
12 355 (15.72%) SQL Server
12 355 (15.72%) Fixed Income
13 347 (15.37%) Python
14 326 (14.44%) Unix
15 325 (14.39%) Linux
16 323 (14.30%) Degree
17 319 (14.13%) Wealth Management
18 313 (13.86%) Multithreading
19 309 (13.68%) Analytics
20 305 (13.51%) Equities
21 302 (13.37%) Risk Management
22 300 (13.29%) .NET
23 291 (12.89%) Retail
24 282 (12.49%) Low Latency
25 268 (11.87%) Retail Banking
26 230 (10.19%) Oracle
27 219 (9.70%) SDLC
28 216 (9.57%) FIX Protocol
29 213 (9.43%) Analytical Skills

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 43 (1.90%) Apache
2 42 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.59%) IIS
4 35 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 35 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (1.42%) Confluence
6 28 (1.24%) SAS
7 23 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 16 (0.71%) JBoss
9 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.40%) Jetty
10 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.31%) CMS
11 7 (0.31%) Mule
12 5 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.18%) GemFire
14 3 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 186 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) Stata
8 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (2.61%) thinkFolio
2 48 (2.13%) ION MarketView
3 34 (1.51%) Markit EDM
4 27 (1.20%) Endur
5 13 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.49%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
9 7 (0.31%) Minerva
10 6 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 6 (0.27%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.22%) Sage CRM
11 5 (0.22%) Unica
12 3 (0.13%) Aareon QL
12 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
12 3 (0.13%) OPENHousing
12 3 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
12 3 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.31%) Office 365
4 5 (0.22%) GitHub
4 5 (0.22%) Silverpop
5 4 (0.18%) SaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) G Suite
7 2 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.089%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.089%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.089%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.044%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.97%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.31%) DNS
3 7 (0.31%) VPN
4 6 (0.27%) LDAP
4 6 (0.27%) Multicast
5 5 (0.22%) BGP
5 5 (0.22%) SAN
6 4 (0.18%) IGMP
6 4 (0.18%) LAN
6 4 (0.18%) MPLS
6 4 (0.18%) PBX
6 4 (0.18%) WAN
7 3 (0.13%) DHCP
7 3 (0.13%) Firewall
7 3 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.089%) NAS
8 2 (0.089%) SSL
9 1 (0.044%) HTTP
9 1 (0.044%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.81%) Relational Database
3 55 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (2.39%) Hadoop
4 54 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (2.30%) Big Data
6 51 (2.26%) MySQL
7 46 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 40 (1.77%) KDB
9 37 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 32 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (1.28%) MS Access
14 28 (1.24%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 96 (4.25%) JUnit
2 95 (4.21%) Maven
3 71 (3.14%) JIRA
4 52 (2.30%) Gradle
5 43 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 41 (1.82%) Subversion
7 30 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 30 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 29 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.15%) Visual Studio
10 25 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 23 (1.02%) Selenium
13 22 (0.97%) SpecFlow
14 19 (0.84%) FishEye
14 19 (0.84%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.80%) FitNesse
16 13 (0.58%) FlexUnit
17 12 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 1419 (62.84%) Finance
2 1036 (45.88%) Banking
3 747 (33.08%) Investment Banking
4 291 (12.89%) Retail
5 268 (11.87%) Retail Banking
6 169 (7.48%) Back Office
7 69 (3.06%) Financial Institution
8 51 (2.26%) Corporate Banking
9 40 (1.77%) Legal
10 39 (1.73%) Marketing
11 34 (1.51%) Advertising
12 33 (1.46%) Private Banking
13 16 (0.71%) Music Industry
13 16 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.62%) Electronics
15 12 (0.53%) Games
16 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.44%) International Banking
18 8 (0.35%) Billing
18 8 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1063 (47.08%) Developer
2 562 (24.89%) Analyst
3 391 (17.32%) Java Developer
4 253 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 243 (10.76%) C# Developer
6 211 (9.34%) Front Office Developer
7 176 (7.79%) C++ Developer
8 167 (7.40%) Support Analyst
9 162 (7.17%) Applications Support
9 162 (7.17%) Senior Developer
10 112 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 92 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
12 85 (3.76%) .NET Developer
13 81 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
14 73 (3.23%) Python Developer
15 68 (3.01%) Software Engineer
16 66 (2.92%) Asset Management Analyst
17 65 (2.88%) Banking Analyst
18 64 (2.83%) Junior
19 59 (2.61%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (13.29%) .NET
2 216 (9.57%) FIX Protocol
3 160 (7.09%) Spring
4 153 (6.78%) HTML
5 135 (5.98%) XML
6 122 (5.40%) WPF
7 115 (5.09%) AngularJS
8 80 (3.54%) Hibernate
9 70 (3.10%) ASP.NET
10 69 (3.06%) HTML5
11 65 (2.88%) .NET Framework
12 62 (2.75%) J2SE
12 62 (2.75%) Middleware
13 59 (2.61%) CSS
14 52 (2.30%) Web Services
15 50 (2.21%) Entity Framework
16 48 (2.13%) REST
17 47 (2.08%) Servlets
18 41 (1.82%) JMS
19 40 (1.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 535 (23.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 458 (20.28%) Derivative
3 355 (15.72%) Fixed Income
4 305 (13.51%) Equities
5 213 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
6 172 (7.62%) Computer Science
7 136 (6.02%) Hedge funds
8 129 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
9 114 (5.05%) Equity Derivative
10 71 (3.14%) Fintech
11 67 (2.97%) Market Risk
12 65 (2.88%) Management Information System
13 63 (2.79%) Algorithms
14 58 (2.57%) Credit Risk
15 48 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
16 45 (1.99%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.46%) Client/Server
18 32 (1.42%) Exotic Derivative
19 22 (0.97%) PMI
20 18 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 326 (14.44%) Unix
2 325 (14.39%) Linux
3 204 (9.03%) Windows
4 31 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.89%) Solaris
7 13 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.27%) OS/390
9 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.22%) Android
11 4 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.18%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.089%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.044%) Debian
14 1 (0.044%) Fedora
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (23.03%) Asset Management
3 319 (14.13%) Wealth Management
4 313 (13.86%) Multithreading
5 309 (13.68%) Analytics
6 302 (13.37%) Risk Management
7 282 (12.49%) Low Latency
8 219 (9.70%) SDLC
9 212 (9.39%) Electronic Trading
10 192 (8.50%) Business Analysis
11 183 (8.10%) Investment Management
12 182 (8.06%) Mathematics
13 178 (7.88%) OO
14 155 (6.86%) Project Management
15 140 (6.20%) Software Engineering
16 123 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 118 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
17 118 (5.23%) Scrum
18 114 (5.05%) Algorithmic Trading
19 109 (4.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 677 (29.98%) Java
2 642 (28.43%) SQL
3 598 (26.48%) C#
4 378 (16.74%) C++
5 347 (15.37%) Python
6 201 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 189 (8.37%) VBA
8 82 (3.63%) Perl
9 68 (3.01%) R
10 67 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 61 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 57 (2.52%) Scala
13 54 (2.39%) MATLAB
14 39 (1.73%) C
15 27 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 23 (1.02%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.97%) PHP
18 18 (0.80%) VB
19 15 (0.66%) PowerShell
20 13 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 323 (14.30%) Degree
2 78 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (3.23%) PhD
4 41 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
5 34 (1.51%) Master's Degree
6 33 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.71%) PMP
8 13 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (0.49%) Postgraduate
10 9 (0.40%) CFA
10 9 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.31%) ISEB
12 6 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.13%) ACCA
14 3 (0.13%) CISA
14 3 (0.13%) CISM
14 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.089%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.49%) QA
2 114 (5.05%) MiFID
3 45 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.42%) EMIR
5 29 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (0.80%) SLA
7 11 (0.49%) AIFMD
8 9 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.31%) UCITS
10 5 (0.22%) Basel III
10 5 (0.22%) IFRS
11 4 (0.18%) PMO
12 3 (0.13%) FATCA
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 9 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.31%) HDFS
4 3 (0.13%) Docker
4 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.089%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.089%) vSphere
5 2 (0.089%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.53%) Ansible
3 11 (0.49%) Puppet
4 6 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.27%) Tivoli NetView
5 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.22%) SCCM
6 4 (0.18%) Endace
6 4 (0.18%) Graphite
7 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.089%) Control-M
8 2 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.089%) SCOM
8 2 (0.089%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.089%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.089%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.044%) logstash
Vendors
1 230 (10.19%) Oracle
2 156 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 89 (3.94%) Bloomberg
4 88 (3.90%) TIBCO
5 86 (3.81%) ION Trading
6 67 (2.97%) Murex
7 63 (2.79%) Sybase
8 62 (2.75%) Charles River
9 42 (1.86%) SAP
10 38 (1.68%) Reuters
10 38 (1.68%) StreamBase
11 29 (1.28%) OpenLink
12 28 (1.24%) Informatica
12 28 (1.24%) Sun
13 26 (1.15%) Citrix
14 24 (1.06%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.06%) Red Hat
15 23 (1.02%) Fidessa
15 23 (1.02%) Lotus
16 18 (0.80%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 6 days ago