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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 153 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 38 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the General category 2.36% 3.35% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 59
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
1610 1405 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.94% 37.09% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1166 1098
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Cheadle -10 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Altrincham - 6 £15,500 -
Stockport 0 4 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 31 (46.97%) Finance
3 21 (31.82%) Banking
4 17 (25.76%) Project Management
5 16 (24.24%) Front Office
6 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 14 (21.21%) Windows
8 13 (19.70%) HTML
9 12 (18.18%) CSS
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.67%) Android
11 10 (15.15%) Perl
11 10 (15.15%) .NET
12 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 9 (13.64%) ITIL
12 9 (13.64%) Retail
12 9 (13.64%) Investment Management
12 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
13 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 8 (12.12%) MVC
14 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.09%) Migration
15 6 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
15 6 (9.09%) Ruby
15 6 (9.09%) CRM
15 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
15 6 (9.09%) Oracle

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Lync
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Line 100
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.52%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) NAS
2 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQLite
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Banking
3 16 (24.24%) Front Office
4 9 (13.64%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Software Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior
8 5 (7.58%) IT Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) HTML
2 12 (18.18%) CSS
3 10 (15.15%) .NET
4 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (9.09%) HTML5
5 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.58%) CSS3
6 5 (7.58%) XHTML
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) jQuery
8 3 (4.55%) Web Services
8 3 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (3.03%) Ajax
9 2 (3.03%) XSLT
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
10 1 (1.52%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) iPad
3 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) Derivative
3 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Project Management
2 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Investment Management
4 8 (12.12%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (9.09%) Android Development
7 5 (7.58%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.58%) Release Management
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
7 5 (7.58%) People Management
7 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.58%) TDD
7 5 (7.58%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) Web Design
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.15%) Perl
4 6 (9.09%) Ruby
4 6 (9.09%) PHP
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) VBA
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) Progress
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 15% Flex Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
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