The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 246 225 211
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.084% 0.066% 0.099%
As % of the General category 0.21% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2426 2239 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.57% 36.80% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 1719 1722
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Front Office Salary Trend in the South West

Front Office
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Amdocs
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (18.18%) Sage
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) FrontRange
4 2 (18.18%) Smartphone

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) ITSM
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Sage
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (18.18%) Amdocs
1 2 (18.18%) Lagan
1 2 (18.18%) Northgate
1 2 (18.18%) Civica
1 2 (18.18%) Orchard
1 2 (18.18%) FrontRange
1 2 (18.18%) Oneserve