The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.73% - 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.18% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Back Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 92 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.04% 45.10% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 75
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Back Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the Midlands

Back Office
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker