The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 136 132 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the General category 0.46% 0.98% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £38,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+34.86% -20.00%
Front Office
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
867 714 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.11% 35.17% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 611 548 764
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £82,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Front Office Salary Trend in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Equities
2 5 (71.43%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) Fintech
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Support
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Equities
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) Fintech
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) PDM
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sun