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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 193 191 168
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 15 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.33% 0.74%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.84% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 29
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
- -0.55%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2118 2144 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.55% 38.84% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1692 1522
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 £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 11 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 11 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 +2 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 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 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Business Development
2 10 (34.48%) Big Data
2 10 (34.48%) Big Data Analytics
2 10 (34.48%) Business Transformation
2 10 (34.48%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Equities
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) Sybase
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Capacity Management
4 7 (24.14%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (24.14%) Algorithmic Trading
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Content Management
7 4 (13.79%) Document Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Economics
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Technical Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Digital Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Digital Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Management Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Equities
1 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
2 4 (13.79%) Economics
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Business Development
1 10 (34.48%) Big Data Analytics
1 10 (34.48%) Business Transformation
1 10 (34.48%) Analytics
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Management
2 7 (24.14%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (24.14%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
3 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Content Management
3 4 (13.79%) Document Management
3 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ETRM
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
1 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
1 8 (27.59%) Sybase
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Reuters
3 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg