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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 435 285 252
Rank change year-on-year -150 -33 +66
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 542 447 43
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.71% 1.10% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.08% 2.07% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 495 412 41
10th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £106,250 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% +11.11%
75th Percentile £122,500 £126,250 £110,000
90th Percentile £138,750 £136,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £102,500 £100,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +27.27%

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 WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50,113 21,601 4,043
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 65.83% 52.99% 45.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26,886 15,321 3,370
10th Percentile £35,625 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Front Office
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Front Office trend for jobs with a WFH option

Front Office
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Front Office.

Front Office salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Front Office
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Front Office over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Front Office salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Front Office job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Front Office.

1 450 (83.03%) Finance
2 294 (54.24%) Agile
3 260 (47.97%) AWS
4 254 (46.86%) Software Engineering
5 237 (43.73%) Investment Management
6 215 (39.67%) Java
7 201 (37.08%) Hedge funds
8 190 (35.06%) Asset Management
9 186 (34.32%) Python
10 170 (31.37%) Derivative
11 149 (27.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 144 (26.57%) JavaScript
13 131 (24.17%) React
14 124 (22.88%) TypeScript
15 121 (22.32%) Fixed Income
16 117 (21.59%) SQL
16 117 (21.59%) Social Skills
17 104 (19.19%) gRPC
18 103 (19.00%) Azure
18 103 (19.00%) Analytics
19 101 (18.63%) C#
20 97 (17.90%) Kafka
21 89 (16.42%) Banking
22 85 (15.68%) Equities
23 79 (14.58%) GCP
24 75 (13.84%) Migration
25 72 (13.28%) Apache Camel
25 72 (13.28%) GraphQL
26 67 (12.36%) .NET
27 64 (11.81%) Microservices

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 48 (8.86%) Apache
1 48 (8.86%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (0.74%) Confluence
3 2 (0.37%) Camunda
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.48%) Adobe XD
2 8 (1.48%) Sketch
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Aladdin
2 8 (1.48%) Fidessa
3 4 (0.74%) Global One
3 4 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.74%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.55%) ION Anvil
5 2 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 260 (47.97%) AWS
2 103 (19.00%) Azure
3 79 (14.58%) GCP
4 50 (9.23%) AWS Lambda
4 50 (9.23%) Serverless
5 36 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (6.64%) Amazon S3
6 28 (5.17%) SaaS
7 22 (4.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.58%) AWS Step Functions
9 11 (2.03%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.48%) Figma
12 5 (0.92%) npm
12 5 (0.92%) Yarn
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft 365
13 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.86%) Amazon Athena
1 48 (8.86%) Apache Ignite
2 36 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (4.80%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.69%) Amazon Aurora
5 15 (2.77%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.03%) Power BI
9 8 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.92%) Tableau
12 4 (0.74%) MySQL
12 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.74%) Redis
12 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.55%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (3.51%) Maven
2 18 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.95%) JIRA
4 14 (2.58%) Terragrunt
5 13 (2.40%) Gradle
5 13 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.11%) GitLab
8 5 (0.92%) Browser DevTools
8 5 (0.92%) gulp
8 5 (0.92%) PostCSS
8 5 (0.92%) webpack
9 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.37%) Clang
9 2 (0.37%) CMake
9 2 (0.37%) Mocha
10 1 (0.18%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (0.18%) JUnit
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 450 (83.03%) Finance
2 117 (21.59%) Social Skills
3 89 (16.42%) Banking
4 49 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (5.90%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.77%) Games
7 14 (2.58%) Back Office
7 14 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.48%) Legal
9 7 (1.29%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (0.74%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Retail
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 316 (58.30%) Developer
2 179 (33.03%) Software Engineer
3 154 (28.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 120 (22.14%) AWS Engineer
5 118 (21.77%) Java Developer
6 112 (20.66%) AWS Developer
6 112 (20.66%) AWS Software Engineer
7 106 (19.56%) Java Engineer
8 105 (19.37%) Java Software Engineer
9 98 (18.08%) Python Developer
10 86 (15.87%) Java Software Developer
11 83 (15.31%) Analyst
12 57 (10.52%) C# Developer
13 54 (9.96%) .NET Developer
14 51 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
15 48 (8.86%) Python Engineer
15 48 (8.86%) Python Software Engineer
16 46 (8.49%) Business Analyst
17 42 (7.75%) Lead Developer
18 35 (6.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (24.17%) React
2 104 (19.19%) gRPC
3 97 (17.90%) Kafka
4 72 (13.28%) Apache Camel
4 72 (13.28%) GraphQL
5 67 (12.36%) .NET
6 43 (7.93%) .NET Core
6 43 (7.93%) AngularJS
7 33 (6.09%) Spring Boot
8 32 (5.90%) Protocol Buffers
9 31 (5.72%) Node.js
9 31 (5.72%) NumPy
9 31 (5.72%) Pandas
10 30 (5.54%) SciPy
10 30 (5.54%) Spring
11 24 (4.43%) HTML
12 16 (2.95%) RESTful
13 12 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
13 12 (2.21%) HTML5
13 12 (2.21%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 201 (37.08%) Hedge funds
2 170 (31.37%) Derivative
3 149 (27.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 121 (22.32%) Fixed Income
5 85 (15.68%) Equities
6 37 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (5.72%) Legacy Systems
7 31 (5.72%) Reference Data
8 24 (4.43%) Credit Derivative
9 21 (3.87%) Public Cloud
10 14 (2.58%) User Experience
11 8 (1.48%) Clustering
12 6 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.11%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.74%) Market Risk
15 3 (0.55%) DTCC
15 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
16 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.35%) Linux
2 16 (2.95%) Unix
3 12 (2.21%) Windows
4 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (54.24%) Agile
2 254 (46.86%) Software Engineering
3 237 (43.73%) Investment Management
4 190 (35.06%) Asset Management
5 103 (19.00%) Analytics
6 75 (13.84%) Migration
7 64 (11.81%) Microservices
8 63 (11.62%) CI/CD
9 56 (10.33%) DevOps
10 49 (9.04%) Data Analytics
11 48 (8.86%) Fintech
11 48 (8.86%) Order Management
12 43 (7.93%) Electronic Trading
13 42 (7.75%) Risk Management
14 39 (7.20%) Business Analysis
15 36 (6.64%) Scrum
16 35 (6.46%) SDLC
17 32 (5.90%) Data Modelling
18 31 (5.72%) Multithreading
18 31 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 215 (39.67%) Java
2 186 (34.32%) Python
3 144 (26.57%) JavaScript
4 124 (22.88%) TypeScript
5 117 (21.59%) SQL
6 101 (18.63%) C#
7 36 (6.64%) R
8 25 (4.61%) Bash
8 25 (4.61%) C++
8 25 (4.61%) PowerShell
9 22 (4.06%) VB
10 14 (2.58%) C
11 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.11%) VBA
13 5 (0.92%) ES6
14 2 (0.37%) Go
14 2 (0.37%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.37%) Perl
15 1 (0.18%) ABAP
15 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (5.54%) Degree
2 19 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.74%) PhD
5 1 (0.18%) CFA
5 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.17%) MiFID
2 15 (2.77%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (8.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.98%) Terraform
3 8 (1.48%) Rancher
4 2 (0.37%) Control-M
4 2 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 60 (11.07%) Charles River
2 35 (6.46%) Bloomberg
3 23 (4.24%) Oracle
4 20 (3.69%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.58%) BISAM
6 9 (1.66%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.48%) Adobe
8 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.74%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.74%) Murex
9 4 (0.74%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.55%) Sybase
11 2 (0.37%) Calypso
11 2 (0.37%) Google
12 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix
12 1 (0.18%) Reuters
12 1 (0.18%) SAP
12 1 (0.18%) Sun
12 1 (0.18%) SunGard