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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 166 136 141
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 21 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 1.20% 1.02%
As % of the General category 1.31% 3.16% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 30
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,500 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1599 1517 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.95% 37.84% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1263 1035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 22 August 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 August 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 - 4 - - 2
Cheadle -7 2 £24,250 -14.91% 1
Stockport -5 1 £21,500 -38.57% 4
Bolton -6 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 16 (29.09%) Banking
4 14 (25.45%) Project Management
4 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (23.64%) Front Office
6 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
6 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
7 11 (20.00%) Android
8 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) CSS
9 9 (16.36%) Retail
9 9 (16.36%) Investment Management
9 9 (16.36%) Android Development
10 8 (14.55%) Time Management
10 8 (14.55%) jQuery
11 7 (12.73%) XML
11 7 (12.73%) Windows
11 7 (12.73%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 6 (10.91%) Java
12 6 (10.91%) C#
12 6 (10.91%) PHP
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL
12 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.91%) MVC
12 6 (10.91%) HTML5
13 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.82%) Line 100
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) NAS
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) MS Access
2 4 (7.27%) SQLite
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Banking
3 13 (23.64%) Front Office
4 9 (16.36%) Retail
5 4 (7.27%) Billing
6 3 (5.45%) Marketing
7 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Consultant
3 11 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Software Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Android Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Data Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) Junior
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
4 7 (12.73%) XML
4 7 (12.73%) .NET
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.91%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) SOAP
7 4 (7.27%) Ajax
7 4 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (7.27%) Android SDK
8 3 (5.45%) XHTML
9 2 (3.64%) EDI
9 2 (3.64%) JSON
9 2 (3.64%) REST
9 2 (3.64%) CSS3
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Android
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Project Management
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.36%) Investment Management
3 9 (16.36%) Android Development
4 8 (14.55%) Time Management
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Information Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) User Stories
8 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) VBA
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Progress
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
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Bolton
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