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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 115 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.19% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £41,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £58,750 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
697 926 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.62% 43.47% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 542 763 940
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) Derivative
3 6 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Sybase
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (7.14%) MS Office
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Support Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Applications Support
3 6 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) WinForms
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
1 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Derivative
1 6 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
3 1 (7.14%) Lagan
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) Civica
3 1 (7.14%) Orchard
3 1 (7.14%) FrontRange
3 1 (7.14%) Oneserve