Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 213 181
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32 -28
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 9 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.24% 0.083% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.21% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 13
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,500 £45,000 £37,300
90th Percentile £47,050 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -23.00% +31.58% -10.59%

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1598 1876 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.09% 38.95% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1379 1109
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.49% -1.11%
10th Percentile £27,325 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% +1.19%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Birmingham

Front Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Front Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Back Office
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase