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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 108 110 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 26 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 0.79% 1.69%
As % of the General category 2.64% 1.56% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.77%
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
985 1092 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.44% 50.81% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 820 963 501
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,375 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 16 (42.11%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) UNIX
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) ITIL
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Python
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Equities
8 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) VBScript
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) Business Development
8 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
8 7 (18.42%) ETRM
8 7 (18.42%) Big Data
8 7 (18.42%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (18.42%) Business Transformation
8 7 (18.42%) Analytics
8 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
9 6 (15.79%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (15.79%) Sybase
9 6 (15.79%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Perl
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) KDB
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
1 12 (31.58%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Digital Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Management Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JMS
1 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Equities
2 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Social Media
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Economics
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Business Development
2 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
2 7 (18.42%) ETRM
2 7 (18.42%) Big Data Analytics
2 7 (18.42%) Business Transformation
2 7 (18.42%) Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Line Management
6 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.89%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) Document Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Netcool
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 4 (10.53%) Reuters
4 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg