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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - 65 39
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.71% 4.23%
As % of the General category - 3.64% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 23
Average salary - £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
130 110 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.03% 19.61% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 95 99 129
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft