Period
to

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 6 months to 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 351 227 203
Rank change year-on-year -124 -24 +81
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,635 1,384 1,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.51% 1.77%
As % of the General category 1.56% 2.76% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 1,211 1,514
10th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
25th Percentile £80,500 £75,000 £77,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £90,000 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +40.00%
75th Percentile £127,500 £117,500 £128,750
90th Percentile £140,000 £132,500 £142,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,250 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +72.92% +10.77% -3.70%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 105,103 50,196 51,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.39% 54.63% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 51,428 35,484 39,745
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front Office.

Salary trend for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front Office over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -103 1,604 £105,000 +16.67% 194
London -105 1,571 £105,000 +16.67% 180
Work from Home -236 377 £105,000 +23.53% 43
UK excluding London -122 45 £62,250 +72.92% 19
Scotland -57 9 £61,250 +28.95% 7
South East -101 9 £85,000 +1.49% 4
Channel Islands - 9 £62,500 -
North of England -88 6 £55,500 - 4
East of England - 6 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -47 5 £45,000 +25.00%
Midlands -67 5 £45,000 +25.00%
North West -79 4 £46,000 - 4
Yorkshire -48 2 £55,500 -
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1,114 (68.13%) Finance
2 760 (46.48%) Python
3 758 (46.36%) Asset Management
4 735 (44.95%) Agile
5 726 (44.40%) Software Engineering
6 711 (43.49%) Investment Management
7 690 (42.20%) Equities
8 683 (41.77%) AWS
9 640 (39.14%) Fixed Income
10 584 (35.72%) Derivative
11 580 (35.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 559 (34.19%) Java
13 556 (34.01%) React
14 507 (31.01%) JavaScript
15 483 (29.54%) Hedge funds
16 458 (28.01%) SQL
17 439 (26.85%) Analytics
18 417 (25.50%) C#
19 373 (22.81%) Azure
20 348 (21.28%) TypeScript
21 345 (21.10%) GCP
22 320 (19.57%) CI/CD
23 299 (18.29%) Banking
24 286 (17.49%) .NET
25 268 (16.39%) Full Stack Development
26 250 (15.29%) Microservices
27 249 (15.23%) Social Skills
28 207 (12.66%) DevOps
29 190 (11.62%) .NET Core
30 186 (11.38%) Docker

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 57 (3.49%) Apache
2 44 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 39 (2.39%) Apache Airflow
4 22 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.67%) Confluence
6 6 (0.37%) Camunda
7 4 (0.24%) IIS
8 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.061%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.061%) GemFire
10 1 (0.061%) Jetty
10 1 (0.061%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.061%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.10%) Adobe XD
2 18 (1.10%) Sketch
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.16%) thinkFolio
2 16 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
3 15 (0.92%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.18%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.061%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.061%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.061%) Finacle
7 1 (0.061%) Global One
7 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 683 (41.77%) AWS
2 373 (22.81%) Azure
3 345 (21.10%) GCP
4 52 (3.18%) Serverless
5 47 (2.87%) Amazon S3
6 45 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
7 35 (2.14%) OpenShift
8 30 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
8 30 (1.83%) SaaS
9 28 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
11 23 (1.41%) Power Platform
12 18 (1.10%) Figma
13 11 (0.67%) GitHub
14 8 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.43%) npm
16 6 (0.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.49%) VPN
3 7 (0.43%) DNS
4 6 (0.37%) Firewall
5 5 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
5 5 (0.31%) HTTP
6 4 (0.24%) ICMP
6 4 (0.24%) Internet
7 3 (0.18%) DHCP
7 3 (0.18%) LAN
7 3 (0.18%) NAS
7 3 (0.18%) PBX
7 3 (0.18%) SAN
7 3 (0.18%) VLAN
7 3 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.061%) Skype
8 1 (0.061%) Telnet
8 1 (0.061%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (2.87%) Apache Ignite
4 32 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 32 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 30 (1.83%) Big Data
6 25 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
6 25 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.47%) KDB
8 23 (1.41%) Power BI
9 22 (1.35%) Data Mining
10 21 (1.28%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.22%) Tableau
12 17 (1.04%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.98%) MySQL
14 15 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 51 (3.12%) JIRA
3 41 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.47%) JUnit
4 24 (1.47%) Maven
5 23 (1.41%) Artifactory
5 23 (1.41%) Gradle
5 23 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.67%) Jasmine
7 9 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.55%) webpack
8 8 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.43%) IBM UrbanCode
9 7 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.31%) Browser DevTools
11 5 (0.31%) gulp
11 5 (0.31%) PostCSS
11 5 (0.31%) Spinnaker
General
1 1,114 (68.13%) Finance
2 299 (18.29%) Banking
3 249 (15.23%) Social Skills
4 137 (8.38%) Investment Banking
5 115 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.39%) Back Office
6 39 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
7 31 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.71%) Legal
9 21 (1.28%) Marketing
10 20 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 18 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (0.61%) Advertising
13 9 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Games
16 4 (0.24%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.24%) International Banking
16 4 (0.24%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 934 (57.13%) Developer
2 461 (28.20%) Software Engineer
3 411 (25.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 293 (17.92%) AWS Engineer
5 292 (17.86%) AWS Developer
6 269 (16.45%) Java Developer
7 250 (15.29%) Python Developer
8 221 (13.52%) AWS Software Engineer
9 191 (11.68%) Python Engineer
10 174 (10.64%) Senior Developer
11 172 (10.52%) Analyst
12 167 (10.21%) .NET Developer
13 151 (9.24%) Java Engineer
14 143 (8.75%) Finance Manager
15 140 (8.56%) Java Software Engineer
16 139 (8.50%) Front Office Developer
17 128 (7.83%) Java Software Developer
18 117 (7.16%) Python Software Engineer
19 114 (6.97%) Business Analyst
20 112 (6.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (34.01%) React
2 286 (17.49%) .NET
3 190 (11.62%) .NET Core
4 162 (9.91%) AngularJS
5 137 (8.38%) gRPC
6 106 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 105 (6.42%) ASP.NET
8 99 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
9 95 (5.81%) Node.js
10 92 (5.63%) Kafka
11 90 (5.50%) Protocol Buffers
12 88 (5.38%) Vue.js
13 82 (5.02%) NumPy
14 81 (4.95%) Pandas
15 78 (4.77%) SciPy
16 72 (4.40%) HTML
17 59 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
18 57 (3.49%) Spring
19 48 (2.94%) Apache Camel
20 47 (2.87%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 690 (42.20%) Equities
2 640 (39.14%) Fixed Income
3 584 (35.72%) Derivative
4 580 (35.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 483 (29.54%) Hedge funds
6 165 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
7 85 (5.20%) User Experience
8 44 (2.69%) Equity Derivative
9 40 (2.45%) Algorithms
10 36 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
11 35 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 33 (2.02%) OTC Derivatives
13 30 (1.83%) Public Cloud
14 28 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
15 26 (1.59%) Exotic Derivative
15 26 (1.59%) Reference Data
16 17 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.80%) Market Risk
18 11 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 111 (6.79%) Linux
2 94 (5.75%) Unix
3 55 (3.36%) Windows
4 6 (0.37%) Windows 10
4 6 (0.37%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.12%) Android
7 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (46.36%) Asset Management
2 735 (44.95%) Agile
3 726 (44.40%) Software Engineering
4 711 (43.49%) Investment Management
5 439 (26.85%) Analytics
6 320 (19.57%) CI/CD
7 268 (16.39%) Full Stack Development
8 250 (15.29%) Microservices
9 207 (12.66%) DevOps
10 163 (9.97%) Migration
11 152 (9.30%) Multithreading
12 151 (9.24%) Low Latency
13 126 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
14 125 (7.65%) Fintech
15 120 (7.34%) Front End Development
16 118 (7.22%) Electronic Trading
16 118 (7.22%) Mentoring
17 112 (6.85%) TDD
18 106 (6.48%) Data Analytics
19 93 (5.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 760 (46.48%) Python
2 559 (34.19%) Java
3 507 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 458 (28.01%) SQL
5 417 (25.50%) C#
6 348 (21.28%) TypeScript
7 160 (9.79%) C++
8 64 (3.91%) C
9 50 (3.06%) MATLAB
10 48 (2.94%) VBA
11 46 (2.81%) Scala
12 44 (2.69%) R
13 34 (2.08%) Bash
14 25 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.41%) Go
16 21 (1.28%) Perl
17 15 (0.92%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.80%) Kotlin
19 11 (0.67%) T-SQL
20 10 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 113 (6.91%) Degree
2 40 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.59%) PhD
4 10 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.43%) HND
6 5 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.18%) MCSA
8 3 (0.18%) MCSE
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.061%) CBAP
10 1 (0.061%) CFA
10 1 (0.061%) ISEB
10 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.061%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.99%) QA
2 27 (1.65%) MiFID
3 11 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.061%) EMIR
6 1 (0.061%) PMO
6 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 186 (11.38%) Docker
2 34 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 116 (7.09%) Terraform
2 87 (5.32%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.80%) Ansible
4 6 (0.37%) SCCM
5 5 (0.31%) Istio
5 5 (0.31%) Podman
6 2 (0.12%) Control-M
6 2 (0.12%) Rancher
7 1 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.061%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.061%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 113 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.93%) Charles River
3 76 (4.65%) BISAM
4 67 (4.10%) Bloomberg
5 57 (3.49%) Oracle
6 21 (1.28%) Murex
7 18 (1.10%) Adobe
7 18 (1.10%) Calypso
8 17 (1.04%) Google
9 16 (0.98%) SimCorp
10 14 (0.86%) Tradeweb
11 12 (0.73%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.61%) Fidessa
13 9 (0.55%) Reuters
13 9 (0.55%) SAP
14 8 (0.49%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.43%) Eze Castle Integration
15 7 (0.43%) Solace
15 7 (0.43%) Sun
15 7 (0.43%) TIBCO