The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 86 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 29 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.60% 2.19% 1.03%
As % of the General category 3.57% 5.56% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 14
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,249 £22,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
813 684 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.82% 39.33% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 730 496 490
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Birmingham region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Retail
2 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 13 (27.66%) Oracle
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) HP
6 9 (19.15%) Service Management
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
8 7 (14.89%) Banking
9 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.77%) SLA
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.64%) Business Development
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (8.51%) WCF
11 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
11 4 (8.51%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (8.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
2 3 (6.38%) Extranet
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.51%) OLAP
2 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) NeoLoad
1 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Retail
3 7 (14.89%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Transition Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Process Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) WCF
1 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
1 4 (8.51%) LINQ
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) JMS
1 4 (8.51%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 9 (19.15%) Service Management
3 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
6 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) Business Development
7 4 (8.51%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 4 (8.51%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Test Management
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (4.26%) Capita
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards