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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 110 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 1.60% 2.23%
As % of the General category 3.04% 3.53% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 34
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,249 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
624 821 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.57% 45.43% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 472 736 503
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) ERP
3 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) IVR
3 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Business Development
3 8 (25.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 8 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 8 (25.00%) Analytics
3 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (21.88%) Wealth Management
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
6 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
6 5 (15.63%) Data Management
6 5 (15.63%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 5 (15.63%) Workflow
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Validation

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) BGP
2 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) DMVPN
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Sales Executive
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Sales Executive
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Support Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Business Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.25%) Ajax
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) IVR
1 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) CRM
1 8 (25.00%) ERP
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (25.00%) Business Development
1 8 (25.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 8 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 8 (25.00%) Analytics
2 7 (21.88%) Wealth Management
3 5 (15.63%) Fund Accounting
3 5 (15.63%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) Data Management
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) RHCE
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) NCDA
1 1 (3.13%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) NetApp
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
2 1 (3.13%) F5
2 1 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco