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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 198 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 17 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.55% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 4
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,100 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £76,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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
1738 1875 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.91% 37.79% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1473 1306
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 15 £38,500 -16.75%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (46.67%) ITIL
1 21 (46.67%) Degree
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (35.56%) Python
5 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 15 (33.33%) VBScript
5 15 (33.33%) MS Office
5 15 (33.33%) ETRM
5 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (28.89%) UNIX
7 12 (26.67%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) Bloomberg
9 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (17.78%) Reuters
11 6 (13.33%) Perl
11 6 (13.33%) Back Office
12 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
12 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Cisco
12 5 (11.11%) Juniper
12 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
13 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
13 4 (8.89%) Analytics
13 4 (8.89%) Business Development
13 4 (8.89%) Oracle
13 4 (8.89%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) KDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Consultant
1 19 (42.22%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Support
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Technical Support
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Management Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.22%) WinForms
2 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Equities
2 4 (8.89%) Derivative
2 4 (8.89%) Social Media
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) CCTV
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) ETRM
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) Business Development
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (2.22%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Python
2 15 (33.33%) VBScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Netcool
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
1 2 (4.44%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 8 (17.78%) Reuters
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago