The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 58 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.34% 1.34% 2.10%
As % of the General category 4.24% 3.98% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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 Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
165 176 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.67% 33.78% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 144 151 156
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,125 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Lancashire

Back Office
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Burnley - 6 £40,000 -
Chorley - 1 £46,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Sage
3 6 (66.67%) Uniface
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Sage 50
4 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
3 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Uniface
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) Progress