The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 67 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.93% 1.14% 1.68%
As % of the General category 2.91% 6.02% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Back Office
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
206 133 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.09% 19.03% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 112 111
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) VB
4 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 12 (54.55%) WinForms
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 7 (31.82%) JSON
7 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
7 7 (31.82%) SOAP
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) REST
7 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) SOA
8 5 (22.73%) VB6
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Subversion
9 4 (18.18%) Multithreading

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) AccuRev
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
2 3 (13.64%) Hudson
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Release Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) WinForms
3 8 (36.36%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) JSON
4 7 (31.82%) REST
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.55%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) EFTPOS
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) VB
2 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 5 (22.73%) VB6
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft