Front Office Jobs

Front Office
UK

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 cited Front Office over the 6 months leading up to 12 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 221 211 371
Rank change year-on-year -10 +160 -99
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1,304 1,449 1,777
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.69% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.55% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,155 1,322 1,552
10th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £106,250 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.24% +1.19% +10.53%
75th Percentile £142,500 £140,000 £127,500
90th Percentile £165,000 £151,250 £138,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.84% +12.73%

All General Skills
UK

Front Office falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59,619 56,726 121,094
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.65% 66.30% 66.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38,297 34,568 55,467
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,365 £42,500 £42,731
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +8.12%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,627 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £101,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the UK

Front Office
Top 13 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 12 July 2024. 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 -8 1,273 £115,000 +6.98% 69
London +13 1,227 £115,000 +6.98% 65
Work from Home +34 829 £115,000 +9.52% 56
UK excluding London -44 68 £85,000 +30.77% 18
South West - 33 - - 1
Scotland -53 22 £85,000 +30.77%
North of England +22 5 - - 2
South East -32 5 £85,000 -22.73% 14
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West -10 2 - - 2
East of England -25 2 £100,000 -
East Midlands -34 1 - -
Midlands -53 1 - -

Front Office
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 669 (51.30%) Apache Airflow
2 660 (50.61%) Apache
3 3 (0.23%) Anypoint
4 2 (0.15%) Confluence
4 2 (0.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.077%) Documentum
5 1 (0.077%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 32 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (2.45%) Aladdin
2 12 (0.92%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.38%) Fidessa
5 4 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.23%) ION Anvil
6 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.15%) Endur
7 2 (0.15%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.077%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.077%) Eikon
8 1 (0.077%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 904 (69.33%) AWS
2 564 (43.25%) dbt
3 518 (39.72%) GCP
4 455 (34.89%) Snowflake
5 260 (19.94%) Azure
6 78 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
6 78 (5.98%) Amazon ECS
7 64 (4.91%) Amazon EKS
8 41 (3.14%) Power Platform
9 26 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (1.99%) Serverless
10 25 (1.92%) Amazon S3
10 25 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (1.84%) Dagster
12 14 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.07%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.84%) AWS Step Functions
14 7 (0.54%) WhatsApp
15 4 (0.31%) PaaS
15 4 (0.31%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.46%) Internet
2 5 (0.38%) FTP
2 5 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.077%) BGP
3 1 (0.077%) Broadband
3 1 (0.077%) DHCP
3 1 (0.077%) DNS
3 1 (0.077%) Firewall
3 1 (0.077%) OSPF
3 1 (0.077%) SSH
3 1 (0.077%) WAN
3 1 (0.077%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (47.93%) Apache Ignite
2 564 (43.25%) Dremio
3 540 (41.41%) Apache Arrow
4 528 (40.49%) Amazon Athena
5 511 (39.19%) Data Lake
6 110 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (3.14%) Power BI
8 36 (2.76%) Tableau
9 29 (2.22%) Big Data
10 27 (2.07%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.76%) SQL Server
12 14 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (0.92%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.69%) MySQL
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.54%) Relational Database
16 4 (0.31%) KDB
17 3 (0.23%) Redis
17 3 (0.23%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 63 (4.83%) Cypress.io
2 22 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.30%) Git
3 17 (1.30%) JIRA
4 14 (1.07%) Artifactory
5 9 (0.69%) Maven
6 6 (0.46%) GitLab
7 2 (0.15%) JUnit
7 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.077%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.077%) Mockito
8 1 (0.077%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,122 (86.04%) Finance
2 838 (64.26%) Banking
3 640 (49.08%) Investment Banking
4 114 (8.74%) Social Skills
5 68 (5.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 58 (4.45%) Back Office
7 55 (4.22%) Law
8 37 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (1.84%) Marketing
10 15 (1.15%) Legal
11 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.23%) International Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 2 (0.15%) Retail
15 1 (0.077%) Automotive
15 1 (0.077%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 537 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 535 (41.03%) Developer
3 353 (27.07%) Python Engineer
4 349 (26.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 326 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 274 (21.01%) Senior
7 229 (17.56%) AWS Engineer
7 229 (17.56%) Python Developer
8 226 (17.33%) Lead
9 215 (16.49%) AWS Software Engineer
10 195 (14.95%) Analyst
11 191 (14.65%) Senior Software Engineer
12 181 (13.88%) Java Engineer
13 180 (13.80%) Java Software Engineer
14 152 (11.66%) React Developer
15 121 (9.28%) Lead Developer
16 118 (9.05%) Software Developer
17 115 (8.82%) Architect
18 114 (8.74%) Java Developer
19 111 (8.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (49.31%) gRPC
1 643 (49.31%) Protocol Buffers
2 541 (41.49%) Pandas
3 528 (40.49%) NumPy
4 518 (39.72%) SciPy
5 306 (23.47%) React
6 229 (17.56%) Redux
7 121 (9.28%) Material-UI
8 114 (8.74%) .NET
9 109 (8.36%) AngularJS
10 92 (7.06%) Vue
11 88 (6.75%) PySpark
12 73 (5.60%) .NET Core
13 60 (4.60%) Node.js
14 42 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
15 25 (1.92%) Spring
16 24 (1.84%) ASP.NET
16 24 (1.84%) ASP.NET Core
17 22 (1.69%) Spring Boot
18 19 (1.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 909 (69.71%) Fixed Income
2 830 (63.65%) Hedge funds
3 748 (57.36%) Equities
4 710 (54.45%) Derivative
5 687 (52.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 110 (8.44%) Product Ownership
7 72 (5.52%) Pricing Data
8 28 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.46%) Credit Risk
11 16 (1.23%) Onboarding
11 16 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.07%) Blog
12 14 (1.07%) Tandem
13 12 (0.92%) Legacy Applications
14 11 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.77%) Distributed Systems
16 8 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.61%) Market Risk
16 8 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.06%) Linux
2 27 (2.07%) Unix
2 27 (2.07%) Windows
3 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.077%) Android
4 1 (0.077%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.077%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (74.62%) Agile
2 919 (70.48%) Asset Management
3 832 (63.80%) Software Engineering
4 730 (55.98%) Investment Management
5 214 (16.41%) Line Management
6 206 (15.80%) Full Stack Development
7 199 (15.26%) Analytics
8 175 (13.42%) Greeks
9 155 (11.89%) Fintech
10 154 (11.81%) Machine Learning
11 148 (11.35%) Artificial Intelligence
12 115 (8.82%) Automated Trading
13 84 (6.44%) TDD
14 81 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
15 75 (5.75%) Migration
16 74 (5.67%) Business Analysis
16 74 (5.67%) Roadmaps
17 72 (5.52%) Electronic Trading
18 67 (5.14%) DevOps
19 60 (4.60%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 971 (74.46%) Python
2 735 (56.37%) TypeScript
3 669 (51.30%) JavaScript
4 636 (48.77%) Java
5 372 (28.53%) SQL
6 144 (11.04%) C#
7 33 (2.53%) C++
8 17 (1.30%) Scala
9 16 (1.23%) R
10 15 (1.15%) Go
11 13 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.92%) Kotlin
12 12 (0.92%) Ruby
13 8 (0.61%) Rust
14 6 (0.46%) Groovy
14 6 (0.46%) VBA
15 5 (0.38%) Clojure
15 5 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.31%) C
16 4 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (5.29%) Degree
2 20 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.23%) CBAP
5 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.077%) CCIE
6 1 (0.077%) CFA
6 1 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.077%) IIBA
6 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.077%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.077%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (15.41%) Data Quality
2 43 (3.30%) QA
3 7 (0.54%) MiFID
4 6 (0.46%) SOC 1
5 4 (0.31%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.077%) Accessibility
System Software
1 19 (1.46%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.07%) Terraform
3 4 (0.31%) Control-M
4 2 (0.15%) Ansible
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.15%) SCCM
5 1 (0.077%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.077%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.077%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.077%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.077%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (11.66%) Bloomberg
2 99 (7.59%) Google
3 71 (5.44%) Reuters
4 21 (1.61%) BISAM
5 17 (1.30%) ION Trading
6 16 (1.23%) Murex
7 13 (1.00%) Oracle
8 8 (0.61%) Charles River
9 6 (0.46%) FFastFill
9 6 (0.46%) IBM
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft
9 6 (0.46%) Refinitiv
10 5 (0.38%) Algorithmics
10 5 (0.38%) Trayport
11 4 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.31%) Vertica
12 3 (0.23%) Apple
12 3 (0.23%) Databricks
12 3 (0.23%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.15%) OpenLink