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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 83 112
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 0 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.41% 0.18%
As % of the General category - 2.96% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 3
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -5.55%
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
601 709 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.33% 47.65% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 498 604 445
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Degree
3 14 (45.16%) ETRM
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (45.16%) MS Office
3 14 (45.16%) VBScript
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) UNIX
5 9 (29.03%) Bloomberg
6 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
7 7 (22.58%) Reuters
8 5 (16.13%) Back Office
8 5 (16.13%) Banking
9 4 (12.90%) Derivative
9 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (12.90%) Perl
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle
10 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.45%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) KDB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
1 14 (45.16%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Support
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Technical Support
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Client Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Derivative
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.45%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) ETRM
3 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) VBScript
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Netcool
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Bloomberg
3 7 (22.58%) Reuters
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle