The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 204 197 167
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 17 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.23% 0.65%
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.59% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2067 2206 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.36% 39.81% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1745 1493
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Front Office
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Big Data
2 11 (42.31%) Big Data Analytics
2 11 (42.31%) Business Transformation
2 11 (42.31%) Analytics
2 11 (42.31%) Business Development
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Equities
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Sybase
4 5 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (19.23%) SaaS
4 5 (19.23%) Social Media
4 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
4 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 4 (15.38%) MS Office
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (15.38%) QA
5 4 (15.38%) Economics
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Content Management
5 4 (15.38%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Technical Architect
2 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 11 (42.31%) Digital Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Digital Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Management Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Equities
2 5 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (19.23%) Social Media
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Economics
4 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data Analytics
1 11 (42.31%) Business Transformation
1 11 (42.31%) Analytics
1 11 (42.31%) Business Development
2 5 (19.23%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
2 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Content Management
3 4 (15.38%) Document Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) Sybase
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix