Period
to 17 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 335 349
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 8 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.063% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the General category 0.15% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,500 £20,000 £20,700
90th Percentile £61,000 £54,450 £56,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5243 4487 4850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.03% 36.85% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 3677 3794
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,320 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 3 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cheshire -35 3 £30,000 +30.43%
Merseyside +8 1 £47,500 -5.94%
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) FATCA
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) KYC
4 1 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
4 1 (12.50%) PnL Attribution
4 1 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) ACCA
4 1 (12.50%) CIMA
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (12.50%) Java SE
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DMAIC
2 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) KYC
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) PnL Attribution
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) FATCA
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) 3PAR