The first 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 25 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 76 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.82% 1.97% 2.65%
As % of the General category 3.30% 8.44% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
182 154 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.93% 23.33% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 155 127 88
Average salary £35,000 £36,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% -9.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
West Midlands

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 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) AccuRev