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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 54 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 0.81% 2.38%
As % of the General category 2.69% 2.69% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Average salary £66,500 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
186 186 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.99% 29.95% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 147 159 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 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
Liverpool +17 5 £66,500 +43.01%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (33.33%) VXML
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Moq
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) VXML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Ninject
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (33.33%) jQuery
1 4 (33.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (33.33%) IVR
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco