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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 117 66 100
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +34
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 15 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 3.01% 1.66%
As % of the General category 2.12% 6.82% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 59 29
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 £29,550 £45,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
706 880 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.81% 44.20% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 536 746 872
Average salary £48,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £85,000
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 31 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
4 9 (27.27%) ERP
4 9 (27.27%) CRM
4 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (27.27%) IVR
4 9 (27.27%) Business Development
4 9 (27.27%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 9 (27.27%) Predictive Analytics
4 9 (27.27%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
5 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) C#
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.12%) Product Management
7 4 (12.12%) JNI
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.12%) Relational Database

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Sales Executive
1 9 (27.27%) Senior Sales Executive
2 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) JNI
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (27.27%) IVR
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.06%) HP Storage
5 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) CRM
1 9 (27.27%) ERP
1 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (27.27%) Business Development
1 9 (27.27%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 9 (27.27%) Predictive Analytics
1 9 (27.27%) Analytics
2 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
2 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) NCDA
2 2 (6.06%) NCIE
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) EMC
2 2 (6.06%) NetApp
2 2 (6.06%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Lagan
3 1 (3.03%) Northgate
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft