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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / North West
Rank 244 231 256
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2138 2353 2642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.80% 41.39% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1878 2010
Median salary £41,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.84% +1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,925
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Front Office
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Application Support Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP