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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 106 109 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 31 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.88% 1.71%
As % of the General category 3.87% 1.96% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 2
Average salary £38,500 £46,250 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.75% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,750 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
801 920 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.64% 45.08% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 712 822 465
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,500
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 26 November 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 23 (53.49%) Degree
2 21 (48.84%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
4 16 (37.21%) MS Office
4 16 (37.21%) Python
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.88%) Windows
5 15 (34.88%) VBScript
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.88%) ETRM
6 13 (30.23%) UNIX
7 12 (27.91%) SQL
8 10 (23.26%) Bloomberg
9 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
10 8 (18.60%) Reuters
11 6 (13.95%) Back Office
11 6 (13.95%) Perl
11 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.63%) Big Data
12 5 (11.63%) Big Data Analytics
12 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
12 5 (11.63%) Analytics
12 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (11.63%) Business Development
12 5 (11.63%) SaaS
12 5 (11.63%) Social Media
12 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco
12 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) KDB
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Back Office
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Consultant
1 20 (46.51%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Technical Support
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Technical Support
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Management Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Digital Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) JMS
2 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Social Media
3 4 (9.30%) Derivative
3 4 (9.30%) Equities
4 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) Economics
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) ETRM
3 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
4 5 (11.63%) Analytics
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Business Development
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (2.33%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Content Management
6 1 (2.33%) Document Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Python
2 15 (34.88%) VBScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Netcool
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Bloomberg
3 8 (18.60%) Reuters
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase