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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 50 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.76% 1.22% 1.90%
As % of the General category 4.74% 3.94% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £65,000 £43,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
190 203 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.25% 30.99% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 156 173 134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 June 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 +20 9 £65,000 +39.78%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Investment Management
3 6 (35.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (23.53%) Moq
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) Ninject

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Moq
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
1 5 (29.41%) Applications Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) VXML
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Ninject
1 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
1 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) IVR
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Investment Management
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
2 6 (35.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco