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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 116 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +13
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 16 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 2.56% 2.28%
As % of the General category 2.53% 5.71% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 32
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +43.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
632 841 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.29% 44.90% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 478 772 585
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £77,500
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 29 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Wealth Management
3 8 (23.53%) Analytics
3 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Business Development
3 8 (23.53%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 8 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) IVR
3 8 (23.53%) ERP
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
6 5 (14.71%) Investment Management
6 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
6 5 (14.71%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Workflow
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) vSphere
8 3 (8.82%) UNIX
8 3 (8.82%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) BGP
2 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) IPsec
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Sales Executive
2 8 (23.53%) Sales Executive
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Business Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (23.53%) IVR
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) CentOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Wealth Management
2 8 (23.53%) Analytics
2 8 (23.53%) Business Development
2 8 (23.53%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 8 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
2 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
2 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 5 (14.71%) Fund Accounting
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Management
3 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.71%) Data Management
3 5 (14.71%) Workflow
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) NCDA
1 2 (5.88%) NCIE
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) vSphere
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) VMware
1 2 (5.88%) HP
1 2 (5.88%) EMC
1 2 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.94%) F5
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix