The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 23 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.57% 0.39% -
As % of the General category 12.90% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Back Office
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.43% 44.49% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 68
Average salary £32,500 £39,900 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.54% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Chester

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Chester

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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