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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 158 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 37 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.96% 1.73%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.69% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 67
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1668 1336 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.72% 35.58% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1089 1221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Manchester

Back Office
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Cheadle -4 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Stockport -7 1 £31,000 -11.42%
Altrincham - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £27,500 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 34 (42.50%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) Banking
4 22 (27.50%) .NET
5 21 (26.25%) Retail
6 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
7 18 (22.50%) Windows
8 17 (21.25%) OOP
8 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
9 16 (20.00%) People Management
9 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.00%) OO
9 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (20.00%) HTML
10 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 15 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (17.50%) CSS
12 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
12 13 (16.25%) CRM
13 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (13.75%) IIS
14 11 (13.75%) Perl
15 10 (12.50%) Project Management
16 9 (11.25%) Front Office
16 9 (11.25%) Android

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 15 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (13.75%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Line 100
3 1 (1.25%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) Ant
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) JMeter
3 1 (1.25%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 25 (31.25%) Banking
3 21 (26.25%) Retail
4 9 (11.25%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.50%) IT Project Manager
3 14 (17.50%) Applications Manager
4 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) IT Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Applications Project Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Junior
9 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Deskside Support
10 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 16 (20.00%) HTML
3 14 (17.50%) CSS
4 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
5 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.75%) HTML5
6 7 (8.75%) CSS3
7 6 (7.50%) XSLT
7 6 (7.50%) XHTML
7 6 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.00%) XML
9 3 (3.75%) Web Services
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.75%) jQuery
10 2 (2.50%) Java EE
10 2 (2.50%) WPF
10 2 (2.50%) Ajax
10 2 (2.50%) WinForms
10 2 (2.50%) Spring
11 1 (1.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.75%) iPad
3 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Android
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (21.25%) OOP
3 16 (20.00%) OO
3 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (20.00%) People Management
4 13 (16.25%) CRM
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) MVC
6 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL
7 7 (8.75%) Migration
7 7 (8.75%) Web Design
7 7 (8.75%) Release Management
7 7 (8.75%) Data Mapping
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.50%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.75%) Perl
4 7 (8.75%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (8.75%) ISEB
6 5 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) HP
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
2 2 (2.50%) Sage
2 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec
3 1 (1.25%) Sophos
3 1 (1.25%) Dell
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