The 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 98 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.41% 2.02%
As % of the General category 3.33% 3.03% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 30
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £60,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Back Office
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
600 758 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.50% 46.45% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 471 660 456
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (23.33%) Wealth Management
5 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) CRM
6 5 (16.67%) Workflow
6 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
6 5 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) Banking
6 5 (16.67%) Business Development
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) IVR
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 4 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) ERP
7 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Sales Executive
4 4 (13.33%) Sales Executive
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) LINQ
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.33%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.33%) IVR
4 3 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (10.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.33%) Equities
6 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Wealth Management
2 5 (16.67%) Business Development
2 5 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
2 5 (16.67%) CRM
2 5 (16.67%) Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (16.67%) Data Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Analytics
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 4 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) COBOL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Borland
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (3.33%) F5
2 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
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