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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 149 136 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 46 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 1.13% 2.19%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.06% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 73
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1653 1373 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.78% 36.89% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1396 1113 1128
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Altrincham - 8 £15,500 -
Cheadle -4 6 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Stockport -5 5 £26,500 -24.28%
Oldham - 1 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 33 (48.53%) Finance
3 21 (30.88%) Banking
4 19 (27.94%) Project Management
4 19 (27.94%) Windows
5 17 (25.00%) Front Office
6 16 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
7 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 13 (19.12%) .NET
9 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.65%) CSS
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.18%) Perl
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.71%) Android
12 9 (13.24%) Investment Management
12 9 (13.24%) CRM
12 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
12 9 (13.24%) Retail
13 8 (11.76%) Migration
13 8 (11.76%) MVC
13 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
13 8 (11.76%) IIS
13 8 (11.76%) MS Office
13 8 (11.76%) OOP
13 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.76%) HTML5

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (11.76%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Line 100
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQLite
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Banking
3 17 (25.00%) Front Office
4 9 (13.24%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Consultant
3 15 (22.06%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) IT Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior
8 4 (5.88%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Graduate
9 3 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 8 (11.76%) HTML5
6 7 (10.29%) CSS3
7 5 (7.35%) XSLT
7 5 (7.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 4 (5.88%) XML
8 4 (5.88%) XHTML
8 4 (5.88%) jQuery
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.41%) Ajax
10 2 (2.94%) WinForms
10 2 (2.94%) Spring
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
10 2 (2.94%) Java EE
10 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Project Management
2 16 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.71%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Investment Management
4 9 (13.24%) CRM
5 8 (11.76%) Migration
5 8 (11.76%) MVC
5 8 (11.76%) OOP
6 7 (10.29%) Data Mapping
6 7 (10.29%) Release Management
6 7 (10.29%) OO
6 7 (10.29%) Web Development
6 7 (10.29%) Web Design
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) ERP
9 4 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) Perl
4 7 (10.29%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) Java
6 5 (7.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.41%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) ISEB
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) Progress
5 1 (1.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) Sophos
Cheadle, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago