The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 196 209 192
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 25 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.05% 0.52% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 21
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Front Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2371 2299 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.30% 42.35% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1489 1578
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Front Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Berkshire region.

Front Office Salary Trend in Berkshire

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Front Office
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 25 £67,500 +12.50%
Front Office
South East

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 40 (70.18%) SLA
2 35 (61.40%) Incident Management
3 29 (50.88%) Service Management
3 29 (50.88%) ITIL
4 26 (45.61%) Huawei
5 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 13 (22.81%) Back Office
7 11 (19.30%) Change Management
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
7 11 (19.30%) Fault Management
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (19.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (15.79%) Billing
8 9 (15.79%) CRM
9 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.04%) Degree
9 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
10 7 (12.28%) C
10 7 (12.28%) Time Management
11 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
11 4 (7.02%) Network Planning
11 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
12 3 (5.26%) Finance
12 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
12 3 (5.26%) Fund Management
12 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.51%) Mentoring

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SDH
1 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.51%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.81%) Back Office
3 9 (15.79%) Billing
4 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Incident Manager
2 9 (15.79%) BSS Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
5 2 (3.51%) C++ Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Trainer
6 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Incident Management
2 29 (50.88%) Service Management
2 29 (50.88%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Change Management
3 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 11 (19.30%) Fault Management
3 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (19.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) Time Management
6 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.02%) Network Planning
6 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Fund Management
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C
2 2 (3.51%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (70.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Huawei