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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 169 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 68 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.09% 1.30%
As % of the General category 2.94% 3.06% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 52
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,857
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.02%
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
2312 1931 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.86% 35.76% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1528 1766
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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 32 £41,000 -10.38% 1
Coventry +3 16 £55,000 +150.00% 4
Birmingham -11 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Staffordshire -25 2 £42,500 - 1
Walsall - 2 £31,000 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (24.77%) Finance
3 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.94%) QA
5 23 (21.10%) CRM
6 22 (20.18%) Scrum
6 22 (20.18%) Retail
7 21 (19.27%) JIRA
8 20 (18.35%) Mentoring
9 19 (17.43%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (16.51%) Selenium
10 18 (16.51%) Functional Testing
11 16 (14.68%) jQuery
11 16 (14.68%) Project Management
11 16 (14.68%) CSS
11 16 (14.68%) HTML
11 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.68%) MVC
12 15 (13.76%) XML
12 15 (13.76%) Wealth Management
12 15 (13.76%) Web Development
12 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
13 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
13 14 (12.84%) TestDirector
13 14 (12.84%) User Experience
14 13 (11.93%) B2B
14 13 (11.93%) .NET
15 12 (11.01%) Windows
15 12 (11.01%) Linux

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 8 (7.34%) CMS
1 8 (7.34%) Drupal
1 8 (7.34%) WordPress
2 5 (4.59%) Node.js
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
1 5 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.75%) JDE World
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.75%) IaaS
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) WAN
2 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.83%) DHCP
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.83%) SAN
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) VLAN
3 2 (1.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.67%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) JIRA
2 18 (16.51%) Selenium
3 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
3 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.84%) TestDirector
4 5 (4.59%) Babel
4 5 (4.59%) Grunt
4 5 (4.59%) gulp
4 5 (4.59%) webpack
5 3 (2.75%) NUnit
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 22 (20.18%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Front Office
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.84%) Automation Tester
3 14 (12.84%) QA Automation Tester
3 14 (12.84%) QA Tester
3 14 (12.84%) Tester
3 14 (12.84%) XML Tester
4 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (9.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 10 (9.17%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 9 (8.26%) Technical Manager
7 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) CSS
1 16 (14.68%) HTML
1 16 (14.68%) jQuery
2 15 (13.76%) XML
3 13 (11.93%) .NET
4 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.34%) HTML5
4 8 (7.34%) LAMP
5 7 (6.42%) Web Services
6 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.59%) Browserify
6 5 (4.59%) OOCSS
6 5 (4.59%) React
6 5 (4.59%) RESTful
6 5 (4.59%) Sass
6 5 (4.59%) Visualforce
6 5 (4.59%) WinForms
7 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.75%) Ajax
8 3 (2.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) User Experience
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) EFTPOS
3 7 (6.42%) EPoS
4 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) iSeries
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Linux
1 12 (11.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Solaris
3 1 (0.92%) SUSE
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) CRM
4 22 (20.18%) Scrum
5 20 (18.35%) Mentoring
6 18 (16.51%) Functional Testing
7 16 (14.68%) MVC
7 16 (14.68%) Project Management
8 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
8 15 (13.76%) Wealth Management
8 15 (13.76%) Web Development
9 13 (11.93%) B2B
10 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.01%) Line Management
11 10 (9.17%) Order to Cash
11 10 (9.17%) User Stories
12 8 (7.34%) ITIL
12 8 (7.34%) OO
12 8 (7.34%) OO PHP
13 7 (6.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.17%) PHP
3 8 (7.34%) SQL
4 7 (6.42%) VB
5 6 (5.50%) Java
6 5 (4.59%) Apex Code
6 5 (4.59%) C#
6 5 (4.59%) ES6
6 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.59%) VB6
7 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) ISEB
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.94%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) vSphere
2 2 (1.83%) XenApp
2 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) Zend
4 3 (2.75%) Axway
4 3 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) Intel
4 3 (2.75%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.75%) OpenText
5 2 (1.83%) Adobe
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) Xerox
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago