The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 189 140 193
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +53
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 52 104 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 1.42% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.82% 3.70% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 95 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2858 2812 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.16% 38.48% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2285 2187
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the North West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the North West

Back Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Manchester -28 21 £28,750 -17.85% 3
Cheshire -14 17 £34,000 -2.85%
Merseyside -3 8 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Lancashire -3 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 54 (46.55%) Finance
2 44 (37.93%) SQL
3 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.28%) Retail
4 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.69%) Project Management
6 23 (19.83%) SLA
7 20 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (17.24%) HTML
8 19 (16.38%) C#
8 19 (16.38%) VMware
9 18 (15.52%) PHP
9 18 (15.52%) XML
9 18 (15.52%) Banking
10 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (13.79%) ITIL
11 16 (13.79%) UNIX
11 16 (13.79%) Windows
11 16 (13.79%) jQuery
11 16 (13.79%) Mobile App
12 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
12 14 (12.07%) .NET
12 14 (12.07%) MySQL
13 13 (11.21%) PRINCE
13 13 (11.21%) Web Services
13 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
14 12 (10.34%) LAN
14 12 (10.34%) WAN
14 12 (10.34%) CSS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.86%) FastStats
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) LAN
1 12 (10.34%) WAN
1 12 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.59%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) SAN
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) PBX
4 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) MySQL
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) MS Access
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.45%) SQLite
6 3 (2.59%) JasperReports
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) DTS
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.59%) Subversion
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.86%) NUnit
4 1 (0.86%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (46.55%) Finance
2 27 (23.28%) Retail
3 18 (15.52%) Banking
4 12 (10.34%) Front Office
5 10 (8.62%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Billing
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) Administrator
3 19 (16.38%) Analyst
4 17 (14.66%) Project Manager
5 14 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.76%) Software Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Implementation Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Android Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Website Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) HTML
2 18 (15.52%) XML
3 16 (13.79%) jQuery
4 14 (12.07%) .NET
5 13 (11.21%) Web Services
6 12 (10.34%) CSS
7 8 (6.90%) EDI
7 8 (6.90%) Ajax
8 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.03%) SOAP
9 6 (5.17%) REST
9 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.31%) HTML5
10 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.45%) Android SDK
12 2 (1.72%) Middleware
12 2 (1.72%) XHTML
12 2 (1.72%) JSON
12 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.76%) Open Source
3 4 (3.45%) Firmware
3 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) UNIX
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Android
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Project Management
2 20 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (13.79%) ITIL
4 13 (11.21%) PRINCE
4 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.62%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.76%) Investment Management
6 9 (7.76%) ERP
6 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.76%) Android Development
7 8 (6.90%) Time Management
8 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.03%) MVC
9 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.31%) User Stories
10 4 (3.45%) Service Management
10 4 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.93%) SQL
2 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.38%) C#
4 18 (15.52%) PHP
5 7 (6.03%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) Uniface
6 6 (5.17%) C++
6 6 (5.17%) C
7 4 (3.45%) VBA
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) PMP
3 6 (5.17%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.17%) MCP
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) CCNP
5 4 (3.45%) MCSE
5 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) CCSA
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) OpenView
1 2 (1.72%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.38%) VMware
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 6 (5.17%) Sage
5 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.31%) HP
6 3 (2.59%) Cognos
7 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) Zend
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco
8 1 (0.86%) Progress
8 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago