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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 162 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 15 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 1.09% 1.45%
As % of the General category 1.15% 2.92% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 56
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
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
1306 1475 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.90% 37.44% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1127 1201
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 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Stockport +13 7 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Retail
3 20 (35.09%) .NET
4 18 (31.58%) Banking
5 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) People Management
5 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
5 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.05%) MySQL
7 12 (21.05%) HTML
7 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 11 (19.30%) OO
9 10 (17.54%) XHTML
9 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (17.54%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) C#
9 10 (17.54%) VB
9 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
9 10 (17.54%) TDD
10 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby
10 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (15.79%) Time Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) AccuRev
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Retail
3 18 (31.58%) Banking
4 7 (12.28%) Law
5 4 (7.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Applications Manager
2 16 (28.07%) Project Manager
2 16 (28.07%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Applications Project Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.51%) Head of Technology
7 2 (3.51%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) XHTML
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (14.04%) XML
5 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) WinForms
8 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) NHS
2 6 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) People Management
1 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
1 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (19.30%) OO
3 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
4 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Time Management
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) OOP
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Coaching
6 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) Project Management
6 7 (12.28%) E-Procurement
7 4 (7.02%) Web Development
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
3 10 (17.54%) C#
3 10 (17.54%) VB
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) VB6
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ACCA
3 1 (1.75%) CISM
3 1 (1.75%) CIMA
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago