The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 148 145 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 70 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.09% 1.52%
As % of the General category 3.80% 2.75% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 56
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,315 £29,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £94,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1844 1965 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.47% 39.61% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1599 1276
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Back Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Back Office
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Staffordshire +24 24 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Birmingham -36 19 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Coventry -13 13 £22,000 -28.45% 1
Shropshire -1 10 £42,500 +183.33% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £34,000 -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 44 (43.56%) .NET
2 38 (37.62%) C#
2 38 (37.62%) SQL
3 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
4 33 (32.67%) Finance
5 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET
7 29 (28.71%) jQuery
8 28 (27.72%) MVC
9 27 (26.73%) HTML
10 26 (25.74%) VB
11 25 (24.75%) CSS
12 24 (23.76%) Web Services
13 22 (21.78%) XML
14 19 (18.81%) Analytics
15 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
16 15 (14.85%) OO
16 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
18 12 (11.88%) SEO
18 12 (11.88%) Windows
18 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
18 12 (11.88%) CRM
18 12 (11.88%) N-Tier
18 12 (11.88%) SSL
18 12 (11.88%) Change Control
18 12 (11.88%) Degree
18 12 (11.88%) WinForms
18 12 (11.88%) Ajax
19 11 (10.89%) Google

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (10.89%) IIS
2 8 (7.92%) CMS
2 8 (7.92%) Drupal
2 8 (7.92%) WordPress
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.99%) SAS
5 1 (0.99%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Project
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) MPLS
3 1 (0.99%) OSPF
3 1 (0.99%) BGP
3 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) IPsec
3 1 (0.99%) VLAN
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.99%) DMVPN
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.97%) MS Access
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.99%) JMeter
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Junior
4 11 (10.89%) Junior Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.92%) Sales Executive
6 8 (7.92%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Sales Executive
7 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Tester
10 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.96%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.56%) .NET
2 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.71%) jQuery
4 27 (26.73%) HTML
5 25 (24.75%) CSS
6 24 (23.76%) Web Services
7 22 (21.78%) XML
8 12 (11.88%) WinForms
8 12 (11.88%) Ajax
9 11 (10.89%) XHTML
9 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (9.90%) HTML5
10 10 (9.90%) REST
10 10 (9.90%) JSON
10 10 (9.90%) SOAP
11 8 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.92%) LAMP
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.89%) W3C
2 11 (10.89%) User Experience
3 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.92%) IVR
5 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.96%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.96%) EPoS
7 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.98%) EFTPOS
7 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.99%) Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Open Source
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.98%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) MVC
2 19 (18.81%) Analytics
3 15 (14.85%) OO
4 12 (11.88%) CRM
4 12 (11.88%) SEO
4 12 (11.88%) Change Control
5 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.89%) Pay per click
5 11 (10.89%) Web Development
5 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.89%) ERP
6 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.91%) SOA
7 9 (8.91%) Project Management
7 9 (8.91%) Wealth Management
8 8 (7.92%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 8 (7.92%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (7.92%) Business Development
8 8 (7.92%) Workflow
9 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) C#
1 38 (37.62%) SQL
2 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.74%) VB
4 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.91%) PHP
7 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.96%) VB6
9 3 (2.97%) Java
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ISEB
3 3 (2.97%) NCDA
3 3 (2.97%) NCIE
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.99%) CAPM
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) PgMP
5 1 (0.99%) APMP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.96%) vSphere
2 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) Cacti
2 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Google
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.92%) Zend
4 4 (3.96%) HP
5 3 (2.97%) EMC
5 3 (2.97%) NetApp
6 2 (1.98%) Lotus
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.99%) F5
7 1 (0.99%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nakama
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
Technical Prospects
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary plus Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago