The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 109 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 24 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the General category 2.21% 0.85% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Front Office
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1087 937 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.46% 40.76% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 612 601 615
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front Office across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Front Office Salary Trend in Reading

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 39 (79.59%) SLA
2 31 (63.27%) Incident Management
3 29 (59.18%) ITIL
3 29 (59.18%) Service Management
4 22 (44.90%) Huawei
5 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (20.41%) Change Management
6 10 (20.41%) Back Office
6 10 (20.41%) Project Management
6 10 (20.41%) Fault Management
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (20.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (16.33%) CRM
7 8 (16.33%) Billing
7 8 (16.33%) Degree
7 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.12%) Fund Management
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
8 3 (6.12%) C
8 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.12%) Time Management
9 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) Java
9 2 (4.08%) DWDM

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SDH
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.08%) DWDM
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.41%) Back Office
3 8 (16.33%) Billing
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Incident Manager
2 8 (16.33%) BSS Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Systems Support
4 2 (4.08%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Incident Management
2 29 (59.18%) Service Management
2 29 (59.18%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Change Management
3 10 (20.41%) Fault Management
3 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (20.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (16.33%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.12%) Time Management
5 3 (6.12%) Fund Management
6 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
2 2 (4.08%) C++
2 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (79.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Huawei