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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 141 144 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 42 35 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.93% 1.67%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.53% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 65
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% -3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +14.18%
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
1527 1381 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 36.79% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1132 1157
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Cheadle +3 8 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Salford - 6 £32,500 -
Stockport -6 1 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 36 (41.38%) SQL
3 28 (32.18%) Banking
4 23 (26.44%) .NET
4 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
5 22 (25.29%) Retail
6 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
7 20 (22.99%) PRINCE2
7 20 (22.99%) SC Cleared
7 20 (22.99%) People Management
8 18 (20.69%) Windows
8 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
9 17 (19.54%) OOP
9 17 (19.54%) OO
9 17 (19.54%) CRM
10 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
10 16 (18.39%) HTML
10 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
11 15 (17.24%) Project Management
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
13 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
14 12 (13.79%) MS Office
14 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
15 11 (12.64%) IIS
16 10 (11.49%) Perl
17 9 (10.34%) Web Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
1 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.64%) IIS
3 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Lync
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.79%) MS Office
3 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Line 100
3 1 (1.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.15%) JMeter
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 28 (32.18%) Banking
3 22 (25.29%) Retail
4 7 (8.05%) Front Office
5 6 (6.90%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Project Manager
3 18 (20.69%) IT Project Manager
3 18 (20.69%) Applications Manager
4 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 9 (10.34%) Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Applications Project Manager
7 8 (9.20%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) IT Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Procurement Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Junior
10 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.60%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 16 (18.39%) HTML
3 14 (16.09%) CSS
4 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
5 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.05%) HTML5
6 7 (8.05%) CSS3
7 6 (6.90%) XSLT
7 6 (6.90%) XHTML
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.75%) XML
9 3 (3.45%) Web Services
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.45%) jQuery
10 2 (2.30%) WPF
10 2 (2.30%) WinForms
10 2 (2.30%) Java EE
10 2 (2.30%) Ajax
10 2 (2.30%) Spring
11 1 (1.15%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) NHS
2 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) iPad
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.30%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (22.99%) PRINCE2
2 20 (22.99%) People Management
3 17 (19.54%) OOP
3 17 (19.54%) OO
3 17 (19.54%) CRM
4 15 (17.24%) Project Management
5 9 (10.34%) Web Development
6 8 (9.20%) ITIL
6 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) MVC
7 7 (8.05%) Migration
7 7 (8.05%) Web Design
7 7 (8.05%) Data Mapping
7 7 (8.05%) Time Management
7 7 (8.05%) Release Management
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.90%) E-Procurement
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) SQL
2 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.49%) Perl
4 7 (8.05%) Python
4 7 (8.05%) PHP
5 6 (6.90%) Ruby
6 5 (5.75%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) Java
8 2 (2.30%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (8.05%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.05%) ISEB
4 7 (8.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) CISM
5 1 (1.15%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Sage
2 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.15%) Symantec
3 1 (1.15%) Sophos
3 1 (1.15%) HP
3 1 (1.15%) Dell
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