Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 322 301
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 12 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.010% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.025% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 14
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £21,025 - £23,000
90th Percentile £41,250 - £52,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% 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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,623 4,014 3,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.15% 38.23% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,750 3,124 3,085
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Front Office in the West Midlands

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +34 9 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £20,000 -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Equities
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (8.33%) Data Management
9 1 (8.33%) Java
9 1 (8.33%) Back Office
9 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) JMS
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) KDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 8 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Support
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Equities
1 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft