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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 201 157 160
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 43 68 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 1.26% 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.88% 3.70% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 38
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £22,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £65,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2292 1838 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.71% 34.01% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1499 1578
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Warwickshire +9 20 £41,000 +20.58% 3
Birmingham -26 7 £46,250 -2.63% 3
Coventry 0 6 £42,500 +93.18% 2
Staffordshire -13 5 £41,250 -2.94%
Walsall -6 2 £31,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Retail
3 15 (18.52%) Web Development
4 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
4 14 (17.28%) Windows
5 13 (16.05%) JIRA
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 11 (13.58%) MVC
6 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.35%) Migration
7 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.35%) PHP
7 10 (12.35%) QA
7 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (11.11%) SQL
8 9 (11.11%) VB
8 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.11%) B2B
9 8 (9.88%) CMS
9 8 (9.88%) LAMP
9 8 (9.88%) ERP
9 8 (9.88%) Linux
9 8 (9.88%) OO
9 8 (9.88%) CRM
9 8 (9.88%) Zend
9 8 (9.88%) Drupal
9 8 (9.88%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (9.88%) CMS
1 8 (9.88%) Drupal
1 8 (9.88%) WordPress
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.70%) JDE World
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.70%) IaaS
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) WAN
2 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) DHCP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) Internet
3 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) VLAN
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) JIRA
2 6 (7.41%) Selenium
2 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.41%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
1 18 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Front Office
4 2 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.35%) IT Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Tester
5 7 (8.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Development Manager
6 6 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
6 6 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) XML Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.88%) LAMP
3 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.64%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) WinForms
4 6 (7.41%) XML
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.70%) EDI
6 3 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.47%) CSS3
7 2 (2.47%) Web Services
8 1 (1.23%) ActiveX
8 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.23%) COM
8 1 (1.23%) JSON
8 1 (1.23%) MFC
8 1 (1.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) EFTPOS
1 7 (8.64%) EPoS
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) iSeries
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Web Development
2 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
3 11 (13.58%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.35%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) B2B
5 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.88%) CRM
6 8 (9.88%) ERP
6 8 (9.88%) OO
6 8 (9.88%) OO PHP
7 7 (8.64%) ITIL
7 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.64%) People Management
7 7 (8.64%) Supplier Management
7 7 (8.64%) Wealth Management
8 6 (7.41%) Line Management
8 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) PHP
2 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) VB
3 7 (8.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (8.64%) VB6
4 6 (7.41%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) Java
6 3 (3.70%) RPG
7 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
1 2 (2.47%) XenApp
1 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Zend
3 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.70%) Axway
4 3 (3.70%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) Intel
4 3 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.70%) OpenText
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
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