The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / North West
Rank 245 228 255
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.054% 0.015%
As % of the General category 0.048% 0.14% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2087 2176 2817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.06% 39.12% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1796 2375
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the North West region.

Front Office Salary Trend in the North West

Front Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Back Office
3 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) SAP FI
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) SAP CO
4 4 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (33.33%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) .NET

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 4 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 4 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (33.33%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
1 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) BPMN
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) User Stories
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle