The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 186 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 36 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.87% 1.27% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 3
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £53,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1923 2120 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.46% 39.86% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1718 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front Office Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Front Office
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Birmingham +2 36 £38,500 -23.00%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (45.28%) Degree
2 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) UNIX
5 17 (32.08%) Windows
5 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 17 (32.08%) MS Office
6 16 (30.19%) Python
7 15 (28.30%) VBScript
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
7 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
7 15 (28.30%) ETRM
8 10 (18.87%) Bloomberg
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
9 9 (16.98%) Equities
9 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
10 8 (15.09%) Reuters
10 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
12 6 (11.32%) Back Office
12 6 (11.32%) Sybase
12 6 (11.32%) Perl
13 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
13 5 (9.43%) Juniper
13 5 (9.43%) Cisco
13 5 (9.43%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Summit
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) KDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Back Office
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Consultant
1 20 (37.74%) Technical Consultant
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Support
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Technical Support
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Digital Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Management Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Equities
2 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) Social Media
5 4 (7.55%) Derivative
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.77%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (3.77%) Economics
7 1 (1.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) UNIX
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) ETRM
3 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
4 6 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.43%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.43%) Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Business Development
5 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Content Management
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) Python
3 15 (28.30%) VBScript
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Netcool
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
1 2 (3.77%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Bloomberg
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Reuters
5 6 (11.32%) Sybase
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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