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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 181 156 157
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 29 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.00% 1.01%
As % of the General category 1.77% 2.56% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 40
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +14.18%
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
1637 1718 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.59% 38.85% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1333 1277
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Birmingham -14 14 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Warwickshire -7 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Staffordshire -1 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Brierley Hill - 2 £23,000 - 1
Solihull -3 1 - -
Coventry -12 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 17 (23.29%) Windows
4 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.55%) jQuery
6 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
6 14 (19.18%) UNIX
7 13 (17.81%) CSS
7 13 (17.81%) HTML
7 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.70%) Retail
8 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
9 9 (12.33%) .NET
9 9 (12.33%) SOA
9 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Content Management
10 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.96%) HTML5
10 8 (10.96%) CSS3
10 8 (10.96%) Automotive
10 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
10 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
10 8 (10.96%) C#
10 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.96%) CRM
11 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
11 7 (9.59%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.48%) Drupal
2 4 (5.48%) WordPress
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Extranet
2 1 (1.37%) MPLS
2 1 (1.37%) OSPF
2 1 (1.37%) BGP
2 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) IPsec
2 1 (1.37%) VLAN
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.37%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) EDRMS
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
5 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.37%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Selenium
2 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) JMeter
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Automotive
4 6 (8.22%) Front Office
5 5 (6.85%) Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.11%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (4.11%) Games
8 2 (2.74%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Support Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Architect
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) jQuery
2 13 (17.81%) CSS
2 13 (17.81%) HTML
3 9 (12.33%) .NET
4 8 (10.96%) HTML5
4 8 (10.96%) CSS3
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.48%) LAMP
7 3 (4.11%) Web Services
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) WinForms
8 2 (2.74%) Ajax
9 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.37%) LINQ
9 1 (1.37%) JMS
9 1 (1.37%) Middleware
9 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Taxonomies
3 5 (6.85%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) Derivative
5 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.11%) Equities
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) EPoS
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) VSAM
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
3 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Android
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.37%) Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
2 9 (12.33%) SOA
3 8 (10.96%) CRM
3 8 (10.96%) Content Management
3 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
4 7 (9.59%) Wealth Management
4 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
4 7 (9.59%) Data Management
5 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) Workflow
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) OO
5 6 (8.22%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.22%) Metadata Management
6 5 (6.85%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 5 (6.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) C#
3 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.85%) C++
4 5 (6.85%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) COBOL
6 3 (4.11%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) EMC
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Open Text
3 4 (5.48%) Zend
3 4 (5.48%) Borland
4 3 (4.11%) Sage
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Siebel
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
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