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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 66 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.82% 3.58% -
As % of the General category 3.01% 12.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 0
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
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
166 188 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.17% 29.24% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 137 164 101
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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
Tamworth +4 3 £42,500 +48.86%
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) VB
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
3 7 (36.84%) EPoS
3 7 (36.84%) EFTPOS
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) WinForms
3 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) VB6
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) JDE World
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Applications Support
1 7 (36.84%) Applications Support Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) EPoS Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 7 (36.84%) WinForms
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) EFTPOS
1 7 (36.84%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
1 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Management
2 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) VB
1 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
1 7 (36.84%) VB6
2 1 (5.26%) RPG
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Axway
1 1 (5.26%) Intel
1 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) OpenText