Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 325 345
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 26 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 8
South West median annual salary £51,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +50.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £43,750 £26,250 £31,225
90th Percentile £53,000 £62,500 £46,250
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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3385 3709 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.67% 34.11% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2701 2969 3716
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,935 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the South West

Front Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Front Office in the South West

Front Office
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Wiltshire +29 23 £51,000 +7.37%
Somerset - 3 £48,750 -
Front Office
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) VBA
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Derivative
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) ETRM
3 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (38.46%) OpenLink
3 10 (38.46%) Endur
4 9 (34.62%) Back Office
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Test Management
4 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
4 9 (34.62%) Fintech
4 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (34.62%) OTC Derivatives
4 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Derivatives Business Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (53.85%) Derivative
2 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (34.62%) Fintech
3 9 (34.62%) OTC Derivatives
3 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
4 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (38.46%) ETRM
2 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Analytics
3 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) Scenario Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (3.85%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (3.85%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
1 14 (53.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) FATCA
1 1 (3.85%) MiFID
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) OpenLink