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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 169 140 134
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 1.17% 1.39%
As % of the General category 1.41% 3.15% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 51
Average salary £42,500 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £66,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1419 1490 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.46% 37.17% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1161 1124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
Salford - 6 £32,500 -
Stockport +10 1 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 34 (59.65%) Finance
2 19 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) Banking
3 18 (31.58%) Retail
4 17 (29.82%) .NET
4 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
5 16 (28.07%) OO
5 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) People Management
6 13 (22.81%) CRM
7 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 12 (21.05%) OOP
7 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 12 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (17.54%) MS Office
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) Time Management
11 7 (12.28%) HTML
11 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 7 (12.28%) NHS
11 7 (12.28%) E-Procurement
11 7 (12.28%) Law
11 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 12 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) JMeter
3 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 34 (59.65%) Finance
2 18 (31.58%) Banking
2 18 (31.58%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Law
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Project Manager
2 16 (28.07%) IT Project Manager
2 16 (28.07%) Applications Manager
3 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Applications Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Procurement Manager
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.51%) Head of Development
6 2 (3.51%) Head of Technology
6 2 (3.51%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.02%) XSLT
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 3 (5.26%) XHTML
4 3 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) Ajax
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.75%) EJB
6 1 (1.75%) Servlets
6 1 (1.75%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) EDI
6 1 (1.75%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.75%) WinForms
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) OO
1 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
1 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (28.07%) People Management
2 13 (22.81%) CRM
3 12 (21.05%) OOP
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Time Management
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
6 7 (12.28%) E-Procurement
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) TDD
8 3 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) PHP5
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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