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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 173 168 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.63% 1.26%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.60% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 46
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £59,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1464 1624 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.27% 39.42% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 1256 1212
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Bolton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (48.65%) MySQL
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) Retail
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
6 11 (29.73%) VB
6 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
6 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) XHTML
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
7 10 (27.03%) Ruby
7 10 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
7 10 (27.03%) Coaching
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (24.32%) Open Source
8 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
8 9 (24.32%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) MVC
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Web Development
10 5 (13.51%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.70%) WebLOAD
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (29.73%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Head of Technology
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.03%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) XHTML
4 10 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (10.81%) MyBatis
6 4 (10.81%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) WinForms
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) DOM
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Economics
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
3 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
3 10 (27.03%) Coaching
4 9 (24.32%) Open Source
4 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) VB
4 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
5 10 (27.03%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) VB6
9 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) HND
2 1 (2.70%) ACCA
2 1 (2.70%) CIMA
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) MiFID
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Unisys
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Avaya
3 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Altova
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