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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 185 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 44 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.63% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.00% 1.71% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 45
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
2202 1993 1972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.63% 36.86% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1695 1562 1596
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +23 22 £53,000 -1.39%
Birmingham -22 14 £36,250 -36.40% 2
Coventry 0 5 - - 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 51 (40.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (38.40%) QA
3 45 (36.00%) Finance
4 43 (34.40%) Scrum
4 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (33.60%) CRM
6 40 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (29.60%) JIRA
8 36 (28.80%) Selenium
8 36 (28.80%) Functional Testing
9 33 (26.40%) XML
9 33 (26.40%) Wealth Management
9 33 (26.40%) Test Automation
10 32 (25.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (25.60%) SoapUI
10 32 (25.60%) TestDirector
11 29 (23.20%) JavaScript
11 29 (23.20%) User Experience
12 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 25 (20.00%) HTML
12 25 (20.00%) CSS
13 24 (19.20%) User Stories
14 23 (18.40%) jQuery
15 22 (17.60%) Retail
16 18 (14.40%) Line Management
17 15 (12.00%) Project Management
17 15 (12.00%) Node.js
17 15 (12.00%) React
18 14 (11.20%) SQL
19 12 (9.60%) Automated Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.40%) Apache
2 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Drupal
4 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.00%) MS Office
2 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) SSL
2 2 (1.60%) DHCP
2 2 (1.60%) DNS
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
2 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.60%) VLAN
2 2 (1.60%) VPN
2 2 (1.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) MySQL
2 6 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.80%) QlikView
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (29.60%) JIRA
2 36 (28.80%) Selenium
3 32 (25.60%) SoapUI
3 32 (25.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (25.60%) TestDirector
4 7 (5.60%) Babel
4 7 (5.60%) Grunt
4 7 (5.60%) gulp
4 7 (5.60%) webpack
5 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.40%) NUnit
7 3 (2.40%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 45 (36.00%) Finance
2 22 (17.60%) Retail
3 12 (9.60%) Games
4 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.40%) Front Office
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Tester
2 35 (28.00%) QA Tester
3 32 (25.60%) Automation Tester
3 32 (25.60%) QA Automation Tester
3 32 (25.60%) XML Tester
4 23 (18.40%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 23 (18.40%) Selenium Tester
5 18 (14.40%) Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Delivery Manager
6 16 (12.80%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 16 (12.80%) Technical Manager
7 14 (11.20%) Project Manager
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Automation Tester
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior QA Tester
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Tester
9 12 (9.60%) Analyst
9 12 (9.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (9.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.40%) XML
2 25 (20.00%) CSS
2 25 (20.00%) HTML
3 23 (18.40%) jQuery
4 15 (12.00%) Node.js
4 15 (12.00%) React
5 12 (9.60%) RESTful
5 12 (9.60%) Visualforce
6 11 (8.80%) HTML5
7 7 (5.60%) Browserify
7 7 (5.60%) OOCSS
7 7 (5.60%) Sass
7 7 (5.60%) Web Services
8 5 (4.00%) Django
8 5 (4.00%) Flask
8 5 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.20%) CSS3
9 4 (3.20%) LAMP
10 3 (2.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.20%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.20%) EPoS
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile Games
4 3 (2.40%) Online Games
4 3 (2.40%) PKI
5 2 (1.60%) iPad
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Solaris
2 3 (2.40%) SUSE
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) Scrum
3 42 (33.60%) CRM
4 36 (28.80%) Functional Testing
5 33 (26.40%) Test Automation
5 33 (26.40%) Wealth Management
6 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 24 (19.20%) User Stories
8 18 (14.40%) Line Management
9 15 (12.00%) Project Management
10 12 (9.60%) Automated Testing
10 12 (9.60%) B2B
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.60%) Microservices
10 12 (9.60%) Order to Cash
10 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.20%) MVC
12 8 (6.40%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.20%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.20%) SQL
3 12 (9.60%) Apex Code
4 7 (5.60%) ES6
5 6 (4.80%) Java
5 6 (4.80%) PHP
6 5 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB
4 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (38.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.60%) vSphere
3 2 (1.60%) XenApp
3 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) Xerox
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) Sun
5 3 (2.40%) VMware
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
7 1 (0.80%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 days ago