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

Front Office
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 266 199
Rank change year-on-year +36 -67  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1327 1237 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.26% 1.71%
As % of the General category 3.51% 2.94% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1063 1568
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 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% +38.15%  

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 37781 42113 48806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.49% 42.80% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28751 34503 38638
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,988
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 28 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 28 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 +36 1305 £75,000 +3.44% 158
London +17 1255 £77,500 +3.33% 147
City of London +8 240 £77,500 +10.71% 53
South East +32 20 £42,500 +70.00% 4
Scotland +13 16 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South West +4 16 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Wiltshire +16 14 £51,000 +7.36%
Swindon - 14 £51,000 -
Glasgow +3 13 £70,000 -6.66% 2
Berkshire +34 12 £42,500 -
Reading +25 11 £42,500 -
East of England -20 8 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Luton - 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 7 - - 1
Canary Wharf -11 5 £75,250 -28.33%
Birmingham +10 4 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +9 4 £42,500 -15.00%
East Sussex +8 4 £80,000 +220.00%
Brighton +4 4 £80,000 +220.00%
West End of London +7 3 £75,000 -31.81% 1
Belfast - 3 £46,250 -
County Antrim - 3 £46,250 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £46,250 - 1
West Sussex +8 2 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £51,250 -16.66% 1
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
Surrey +29 1 £55,000 +69.23%
East Midlands +27 1 £27,000 -38.63%
Hatfield -6 1 £40,000 -
Chiswick -8 1 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 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 1430 (62.77%) Finance
2 1050 (46.09%) Banking
3 763 (33.49%) Investment Banking
4 688 (30.20%) Java
5 657 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
6 643 (28.23%) SQL
7 600 (26.34%) C#
8 543 (23.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 537 (23.57%) Asset Management
10 467 (20.50%) Derivative
11 382 (16.77%) C++
12 356 (15.63%) SQL Server
12 356 (15.63%) Fixed Income
13 350 (15.36%) Python
14 330 (14.49%) Wealth Management
15 328 (14.40%) Unix
16 322 (14.14%) Linux
16 322 (14.14%) Degree
17 320 (14.05%) Multithreading
18 314 (13.78%) Equities
19 312 (13.70%) Analytics
20 307 (13.48%) Risk Management
21 304 (13.35%) Retail
22 297 (13.04%) .NET
23 288 (12.64%) Low Latency
24 280 (12.29%) Retail Banking
25 232 (10.18%) Oracle
26 224 (9.83%) SDLC
27 221 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
28 215 (9.44%) FIX Protocol

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 44 (1.93%) Tomcat
2 43 (1.89%) Apache
3 38 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 35 (1.54%) IIS
4 35 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 33 (1.45%) Confluence
6 29 (1.27%) SAS
7 24 (1.05%) IBM Notes
8 17 (0.75%) JBoss
9 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.44%) Jetty
11 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.31%) CMS
12 7 (0.31%) GemFire
12 7 (0.31%) Mule
13 6 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 188 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) Stata
8 2 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (2.68%) thinkFolio
2 48 (2.11%) ION MarketView
3 35 (1.54%) Markit EDM
4 27 (1.19%) Endur
5 13 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.48%) LatentZero
7 9 (0.40%) Bloomberg AIM
7 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.31%) Minerva
9 6 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 6 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.22%) Unica
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.18%) Sage CRM
12 3 (0.13%) Aareon QL
12 3 (0.13%) MIS ActiveH
12 3 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
12 3 (0.13%) OPENHousing
12 3 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.31%) Office 365
4 6 (0.26%) SaaS
5 5 (0.22%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) Silverpop
6 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.13%) G Suite
8 2 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.088%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.088%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.044%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.044%) PaaS
9 1 (0.044%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.97%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.31%) DNS
3 7 (0.31%) VPN
4 6 (0.26%) LDAP
4 6 (0.26%) 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 (0.088%) NAS
8 2 (0.088%) SSL
9 1 (0.044%) AMQP
9 1 (0.044%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 59 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 55 (2.41%) Big Data
5 53 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (2.24%) MySQL
7 46 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 41 (1.80%) KDB
9 37 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.45%) NoSQL
13 32 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (1.27%) MS Access
15 29 (1.27%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 95 (4.17%) Maven
2 94 (4.13%) JUnit
3 71 (3.12%) JIRA
4 50 (2.19%) Gradle
5 43 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 41 (1.80%) Subversion
7 31 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 29 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.10%) Visual Studio
11 22 (0.97%) HP UFT
11 22 (0.97%) Selenium
11 22 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 19 (0.83%) FishEye
13 19 (0.83%) IntelliJ
14 17 (0.75%) FitNesse
15 13 (0.57%) FlexUnit
16 12 (0.53%) Grunt
General
1 1430 (62.77%) Finance
2 1050 (46.09%) Banking
3 763 (33.49%) Investment Banking
4 304 (13.35%) Retail
5 280 (12.29%) Retail Banking
6 168 (7.37%) Back Office
7 71 (3.12%) Financial Institution
8 51 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
9 40 (1.76%) Legal
10 37 (1.62%) Marketing
11 33 (1.45%) Advertising
11 33 (1.45%) Private Banking
12 17 (0.75%) Music Industry
13 15 (0.66%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.61%) Electronics
15 12 (0.53%) Games
16 11 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.44%) International Banking
18 8 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
18 8 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1071 (47.01%) Developer
2 565 (24.80%) Analyst
3 395 (17.34%) Java Developer
4 260 (11.41%) Business Analyst
5 244 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 212 (9.31%) Front Office Developer
7 177 (7.77%) C++ Developer
8 166 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 162 (7.11%) Senior Developer
10 160 (7.02%) Applications Support
11 115 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 89 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
13 85 (3.73%) .NET Developer
14 79 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
15 74 (3.25%) Python Developer
16 72 (3.16%) Software Engineer
17 68 (2.99%) Asset Management Analyst
18 65 (2.85%) Banking Analyst
18 65 (2.85%) Junior
19 60 (2.63%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (13.04%) .NET
2 215 (9.44%) FIX Protocol
3 161 (7.07%) Spring
4 154 (6.76%) HTML
5 134 (5.88%) XML
6 122 (5.36%) WPF
7 118 (5.18%) AngularJS
8 80 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 70 (3.07%) HTML5
10 69 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 65 (2.85%) .NET Framework
12 61 (2.68%) J2SE
13 60 (2.63%) CSS
13 60 (2.63%) Middleware
14 54 (2.37%) Web Services
15 53 (2.33%) REST
16 50 (2.19%) Entity Framework
17 48 (2.11%) Servlets
18 44 (1.93%) JMS
19 41 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 543 (23.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 467 (20.50%) Derivative
3 356 (15.63%) Fixed Income
4 314 (13.78%) Equities
5 221 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
6 170 (7.46%) Computer Science
7 134 (5.88%) Hedge funds
8 129 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
9 115 (5.05%) Equity Derivative
10 71 (3.12%) Fintech
10 71 (3.12%) Market Risk
11 64 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 62 (2.72%) Algorithms
12 62 (2.72%) Credit Risk
13 50 (2.19%) Credit Derivative
14 44 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 34 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
17 22 (0.97%) PMI
18 19 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 328 (14.40%) Unix
2 322 (14.14%) Linux
3 203 (8.91%) Windows
4 30 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 30 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 21 (0.92%) Solaris
6 13 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.31%) Android
8 7 (0.31%) OS/390
8 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.088%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.044%) Debian
13 1 (0.044%) Fedora
13 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (23.57%) Asset Management
3 330 (14.49%) Wealth Management
4 320 (14.05%) Multithreading
5 312 (13.70%) Analytics
6 307 (13.48%) Risk Management
7 288 (12.64%) Low Latency
8 224 (9.83%) SDLC
9 211 (9.26%) Electronic Trading
10 198 (8.69%) Business Analysis
11 183 (8.03%) OO
12 182 (7.99%) Investment Management
13 180 (7.90%) Mathematics
14 161 (7.07%) Project Management
15 144 (6.32%) Software Engineering
16 125 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 119 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
18 118 (5.18%) Scrum
19 115 (5.05%) Algorithmic Trading
20 108 (4.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 688 (30.20%) Java
2 643 (28.23%) SQL
3 600 (26.34%) C#
4 382 (16.77%) C++
5 350 (15.36%) Python
6 205 (9.00%) JavaScript
7 189 (8.30%) VBA
8 81 (3.56%) Perl
9 69 (3.03%) R
10 68 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 60 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 57 (2.50%) Scala
13 55 (2.41%) MATLAB
14 39 (1.71%) C
15 27 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.97%) PHP
18 18 (0.79%) VB
19 15 (0.66%) PowerShell
20 14 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 322 (14.14%) Degree
2 77 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (3.12%) PhD
4 40 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
5 34 (1.49%) Master's Degree
6 33 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.70%) PMP
8 13 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.40%) CFA
9 9 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.40%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.31%) ISEB
11 6 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.13%) ACCA
13 3 (0.13%) CISA
13 3 (0.13%) CISM
13 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.088%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.49%) QA
2 115 (5.05%) MiFID
3 45 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.40%) EMIR
5 29 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.83%) SLA
7 11 (0.48%) 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 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.31%) HDFS
5 3 (0.13%) Docker
5 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.088%) vSphere
6 2 (0.088%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.53%) Ansible
3 11 (0.48%) Puppet
4 7 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
5 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.22%) SCCM
7 4 (0.18%) Endace
7 4 (0.18%) Graphite
8 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.088%) Control-M
9 2 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.088%) Kibana
9 2 (0.088%) logstash
9 2 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.088%) Salt
9 2 (0.088%) SCOM
9 2 (0.088%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.088%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 232 (10.18%) Oracle
2 155 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 91 (3.99%) Bloomberg
4 86 (3.78%) ION Trading
4 86 (3.78%) TIBCO
5 68 (2.99%) Murex
6 65 (2.85%) Charles River
7 62 (2.72%) Sybase
8 40 (1.76%) SAP
9 39 (1.71%) Reuters
10 38 (1.67%) StreamBase
11 29 (1.27%) OpenLink
12 28 (1.23%) Informatica
12 28 (1.23%) Sun
13 26 (1.14%) Citrix
14 24 (1.05%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.05%) Fidessa
14 24 (1.05%) Lotus
14 24 (1.05%) Red Hat
15 18 (0.79%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £130000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday