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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 188 183 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 37 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.79% 2.01% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 39
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £72,500 £45,643
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.84%
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
2072 1643 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.76% 32.44% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1342 1285
Average salary £43,596 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,225 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +10 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warwickshire -17 8 £41,000 +20.58% 1
Coventry +3 7 £38,250 -30.45% 2
Birmingham -14 7 £38,200 -27.23% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £38,750 - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (40.58%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.99%) Finance
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
5 14 (20.29%) Windows
5 14 (20.29%) Migration
6 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
7 12 (17.39%) VB
7 12 (17.39%) C#
7 12 (17.39%) Retail
8 11 (15.94%) WinForms
8 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.49%) JIRA
9 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
9 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.49%) VB6
10 8 (11.59%) EPoS
10 8 (11.59%) Oracle
11 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.14%) EFTPOS
11 7 (10.14%) Project Management
11 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.14%) Web Development
11 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
12 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.70%) MVC
12 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.35%) CMS
1 3 (4.35%) Drupal
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 3 (4.35%) IaaS
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) AccuRev
2 3 (4.35%) Ant
2 3 (4.35%) CruiseControl
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Hudson
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Maven
2 3 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 3 (4.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Applications Support
3 10 (14.49%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Development Manager
6 6 (8.70%) IT Director
7 5 (7.25%) EPoS Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) IT Development Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) VB.NET Programmer
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Release Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) WinForms
3 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) JNI
6 3 (4.35%) LAMP
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) ActiveX
8 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.45%) COM
8 1 (1.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.45%) LINQ
8 1 (1.45%) MFC
8 1 (1.45%) WPF
8 1 (1.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) EPoS
2 7 (10.14%) EFTPOS
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.45%) Fintech
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Migration
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
4 7 (10.14%) Web Development
5 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.70%) CRM
5 6 (8.70%) ERP
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.25%) Presales
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
3 12 (17.39%) C#
3 12 (17.39%) VB
4 10 (14.49%) VB6
5 6 (8.70%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Citrix
3 3 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Remedy
3 3 (4.35%) Zend
4 1 (1.45%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
West Midlands Fire Service
Salary: £19742 - £20849
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago