Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 327 297
Rank change year-on-year +5 -30 -26
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 9 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.090% 0.060% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.24% 0.15% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 30
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +31.58% -10.59%
10th Percentile £33,500 £37,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,050 £55,000 £52,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3758 4527 4081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.69% 38.74% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3437 3230
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 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
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 23 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
Birmingham +26 9 £38,500 -23.00%
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands 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 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:

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