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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 23 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.21% 3.62% 0.39%
As % of the General category 10.87% 8.93% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £80,000 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
92 56 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.92% 40.58% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 33 81
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £68,000 £62,500
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) CRM
1 8 (80.00%) ERP
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Certification
1 8 (80.00%) PowerDesigner
1 8 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
1 8 (80.00%) Service Management
1 8 (80.00%) Change Management
1 8 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Games
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
1 8 (80.00%) SAP ERP
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Implementation
1 8 (80.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) SaaS
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 8 (80.00%) SAP HANA
2 4 (40.00%) SAP PP
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) SAP QM
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) CAPA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SAP ERP
2 4 (40.00%) SAP MII
2 4 (40.00%) SAP PP
2 4 (40.00%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) PowerDesigner
General
1 8 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Games
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Management Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CRM
1 8 (80.00%) ERP
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
1 8 (80.00%) Service Management
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Implementation
1 8 (80.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Change Management
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (40.00%) Document Management
2 4 (40.00%) PLM
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) CAPA
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) BEA
2 2 (20.00%) IBM