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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 59 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.57% 0.68% 1.19%
As % of the General category 1.88% 3.23% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +14.18%
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
160 124 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.25% 21.02% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 127 112 109
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
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 28 January 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 +2 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) hybris
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Siebel
5 1 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Siebel
1 1 (12.50%) hybris