The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 224 218 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 31 45 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.67% 1.08%
As % of the General category 1.33% 1.85% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 70
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2329 2434 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.58% 36.45% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1894 2458
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 12 £53,750 +26.47% 3
Cheshire +29 10 £39,000 -2.50%
Lancashire +10 5 £40,000 +3.89%
Merseyside -18 3 £65,000 -7.14%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) .NET
4 15 (20.55%) Front Office
5 14 (19.18%) SQL
6 13 (17.81%) C#
6 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.44%) Project Management
8 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.70%) SLA
9 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
10 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
10 9 (12.33%) Unix
10 9 (12.33%) HTML
10 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.33%) WinForms
11 8 (10.96%) CSS
11 8 (10.96%) XML
11 8 (10.96%) AccuRev
11 8 (10.96%) Web Development
11 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.96%) JIRA
12 7 (9.59%) Degree
12 7 (9.59%) Ajax
12 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (9.59%) PHP
12 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.59%) VMware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SAP CO
1 6 (8.22%) SAP FI
1 6 (8.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (8.22%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.11%) BGP
4 3 (4.11%) EIGRP
4 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) Network Security
4 3 (4.11%) VoIP
4 3 (4.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) AccuRev
1 8 (10.96%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
3 2 (2.74%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.37%) RSpec
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Front Office
3 5 (6.85%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Developer
2 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Hyperion Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Head of IT
6 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.33%) WinForms
3 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.96%) CSS
3 8 (10.96%) XML
4 7 (9.59%) Ajax
4 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.48%) Middleware
6 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.11%) LINQ
6 3 (4.11%) WPF
7 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.74%) jQuery
7 2 (2.74%) JSON
7 2 (2.74%) WCF
8 1 (1.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.85%) Online Games
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.11%) FMCG
4 3 (4.11%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) EPoS
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.44%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) Web Development
4 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.22%) MVC
4 6 (8.22%) Scrum
4 6 (8.22%) TDD
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.85%) DevOps
5 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
5 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.48%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (5.48%) Open Source
6 4 (5.48%) SDLC
7 3 (4.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) C#
3 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.74%) VB
8 2 (2.74%) VB6
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CCNA
2 3 (4.11%) CCNP
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Intel
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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