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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 56 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.18% 1.75% 1.85%
As % of the General category 0.50% 4.95% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 11
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
200 222 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.91% 35.24% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 179 195 169
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £23,038
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 October 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
Liverpool +11 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) PMP
2 6 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) NUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) Database Security
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Database Security
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PMP
1 6 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle