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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 126 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 9 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.24% 1.31% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 12
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.76%
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
725 839 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.71% 43.77% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 554 764 731
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £81,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 6 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Sage
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Applications Support
2 6 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
1 6 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sun
1 1 (11.11%) Sage
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
1 1 (11.11%) Lagan
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate
1 1 (11.11%) Civica
1 1 (11.11%) Orchard
1 1 (11.11%) FrontRange
1 1 (11.11%) Oneserve