The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 61 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.63% 0.68% 0.20%
As % of the General category 5.18% 2.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £36,250 £33,924 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.85% -18.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Back Office
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
193 118 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.43% 26.58% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 165 105 120
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,100 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Back Office
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Back Office
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 10 £36,250 +29.46%
Back Office
North East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Balanced Scorecard
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Taleo
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Genesys
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) PHP5
5 2 (18.18%) Zend
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) OOP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Taleo
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planner
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Balanced Scorecard
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Genesys
4 2 (18.18%) Zend