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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 120 63 86
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 14 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 3.24% 1.92%
As % of the General category 1.95% 7.35% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 61 30
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £95,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
719 843 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.49% 44.07% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 549 768 740
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £82,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 9 (25.00%) Business Development
3 9 (25.00%) Analytics
3 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 9 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) IVR
3 9 (25.00%) CRM
3 9 (25.00%) ERP
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Hedge funds
7 5 (13.89%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Sales Executive
1 9 (25.00%) Senior Sales Executive
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) Ajax
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) IVR
1 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
3 2 (5.56%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 9 (25.00%) Analytics
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
2 9 (25.00%) ERP
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.00%) Business Development
2 9 (25.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 9 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
4 5 (13.89%) Fund Accounting
4 5 (13.89%) Workflow
4 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) NCDA
1 2 (5.56%) NCIE
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) HP
1 2 (5.56%) EMC
1 2 (5.56%) NetApp
1 2 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Lagan
2 1 (2.78%) Northgate
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft