The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 50 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.43% 1.25% 1.65%
As % of the General category 4.09% 3.74% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £65,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
171 214 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.90% 33.49% 31.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 189 151
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -10.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Back Office
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Merseyside region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Merseyside

Back Office
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool +12 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (28.57%) VXML
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) NUnit

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) NUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Moq
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Electronics
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Applications Support
1 5 (35.71%) Applications Manager
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) VXML
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (28.57%) Ninject
1 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft