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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 24 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.65% 0.39% -
As % of the General category 15.63% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
64 120 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.16% 46.69% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Chester

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) JMeter
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) MI Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Groovy
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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