The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - 35 22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 2.84% 6.90%
As % of the General category - 23.81% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £35,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.12%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Back Office
Manchester

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

General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.33% 11.93% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 37
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,550 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Back Office
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Bolton region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Bolton

Back Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft