The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 115 107 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% 1.24% 2.20%
As % of the General category 1.29% 2.72% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 24
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Back Office
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
700 883 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.44% 45.54% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 533 688 512
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -6 3 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Chester -6 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Nantwich - 1 £22,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) SCCM
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.21%) JSON
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) WinForms
4 7 (21.21%) SOAP
4 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) VB
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) N-Tier
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Front Office
7 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
7 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.12%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) LAN
1 9 (27.27%) WAN
1 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) JMeter
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) SOAP
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
1 7 (21.21%) XML
1 7 (21.21%) WinForms
1 7 (21.21%) JSON
1 7 (21.21%) REST
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) API Testing
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
1 7 (21.21%) VB
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) Groovy
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: competitive
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