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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 200 218 202
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 37 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.66% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 45
Median salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
2246 2531 2823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.36% 38.45% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1942 2149
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -3 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Lancashire +19 10 £47,500 +39.70% 2
Cheshire +31 9 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Merseyside -9 3 £65,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.22%) .NET
5 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.78%) SQL
6 16 (17.78%) Degree
7 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 15 (16.67%) Project Management
8 14 (15.56%) Windows
9 13 (14.44%) C#
9 13 (14.44%) SLA
10 12 (13.33%) Coaching
11 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.22%) Scrum
11 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
11 11 (12.22%) HTML
11 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.11%) MySQL
12 10 (11.11%) CSS
12 10 (11.11%) WinForms
12 10 (11.11%) Front Office
12 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.11%) JIRA
12 10 (11.11%) SCCM
12 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
13 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.00%) AccuRev
13 9 (10.00%) Web Development

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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.22%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.22%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) LAN
1 8 (8.89%) WAN
1 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.22%) Broadband
2 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) MySQL
2 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 9 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 6 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 2 (2.22%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) RSpec
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Front Office
3 7 (7.78%) Games
4 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Developer
2 12 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Scrum Master
5 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 6 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
6 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Hyperion Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Java Scrum Master
7 4 (4.44%) Resource Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Software Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) HTML
3 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 10 (11.11%) CSS
3 10 (11.11%) WinForms
4 9 (10.00%) Ajax
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.56%) LINQ
7 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.33%) jQuery
7 3 (3.33%) Velocity
7 3 (3.33%) WCF
7 3 (3.33%) XML
8 2 (2.22%) WPF
9 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.11%) JSON
9 1 (1.11%) MooTools
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Online Games
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) iPad
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Project Management
3 12 (13.33%) Coaching
4 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
4 11 (12.22%) Scrum
5 9 (10.00%) Web Development
6 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.67%) MVC
7 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.67%) TDD
8 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
8 5 (5.56%) DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) ERP
8 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) C#
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) PHP
5 7 (7.78%) Java
6 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.44%) Perl
7 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.44%) Intel
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Siebel
6 1 (1.11%) Sophos
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
6 1 (1.11%) Xerox
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