The first 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 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 156 127 149
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 41 76 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.52% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.11% 4.58% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 40
Average salary £52,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.06% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1942 1660 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.27% 33.14% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1256 1335
Average salary £43,100 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 29 £55,000 +15.78%
Coventry +10 8 £43,107 +59.65% 2
Solihull -1 1 £26,500 -37.64%
Warwickshire -6 1 £55,000 +103.70%
Walsall - 1 £41,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £15,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) .NET
4 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
5 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 19 (21.59%) Retail
8 15 (17.05%) Project Management
8 15 (17.05%) Oracle
9 14 (15.91%) CSS
9 14 (15.91%) C#
9 14 (15.91%) HTML
10 13 (14.77%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (12.50%) ITIL
12 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
14 9 (10.23%) Service Management
14 9 (10.23%) HP
14 9 (10.23%) Windows
14 9 (10.23%) MFC
14 9 (10.23%) C++
14 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
15 8 (9.09%) XML
15 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.41%) MS Project
6 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Intranet
2 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) Extranet
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) NAS
5 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.55%) OLAP
5 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (3.41%) NeoLoad
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
2 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Retail
3 8 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
5 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Website Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Transition Manager
6 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.55%) Business Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Process Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) .NET
2 14 (15.91%) CSS
2 14 (15.91%) HTML
3 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.23%) MFC
5 8 (9.09%) XML
5 8 (9.09%) jQuery
5 8 (9.09%) Ajax
6 6 (6.82%) XHTML
6 6 (6.82%) Classic ASP
6 6 (6.82%) LINQ
6 6 (6.82%) Regular Expression
7 4 (4.55%) Middleware
7 4 (4.55%) JMS
7 4 (4.55%) D-Bus
7 4 (4.55%) WCF
7 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
8 3 (3.41%) DAO
8 3 (3.41%) ODBC
8 3 (3.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.14%) Derivative
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Project Management
2 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (12.50%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.23%) Service Management
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.95%) CRM
7 7 (7.95%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) Web Development
9 5 (5.68%) Business Development
9 5 (5.68%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (4.55%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.55%) Scrum
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.23%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) VBScript
7 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.27%) Java
9 2 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.68%) ISEB
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (3.41%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.14%) IIBA
6 1 (1.14%) CBAP
6 1 (1.14%) PMP
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) NetApp
4 4 (4.55%) Sybase
5 3 (3.41%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (2.27%) Lotus
6 2 (2.27%) JBoss
6 2 (2.27%) Capita
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Dell
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