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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 255 238 268
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.065% 0.067%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Front Office
England

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
2169 2281 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.74% 37.05% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 1840 2648
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,500 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Back Office
3 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) SAP FI
4 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
4 5 (31.25%) SAP CO
4 5 (31.25%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) BPMN
7 2 (12.50%) iPad
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Document Management

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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP CO
1 5 (31.25%) SAP FI
1 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (31.25%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CO Support
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Support
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (6.25%) Derivative
5 1 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) BPMN
3 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft