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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 152 158 152
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 62 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the General category 3.10% 2.22% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 37
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
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
2001 2250 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.27% 41.11% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1800 1437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 +26 46 £70,000 +75.00%
Staffordshire -9 8 £35,000 -
Coventry +1 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Solihull - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +5 1 £27,850 -38.11%
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 84 (65.63%) SC Cleared
1 84 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 80 (62.50%) Retail
3 76 (59.38%) Finance
4 42 (32.81%) Business Development
5 32 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 32 (25.00%) Benchmarking
5 32 (25.00%) German Language
6 29 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (17.19%) SOA
8 20 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 20 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 20 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (14.84%) Oracle
10 18 (14.06%) HP
11 17 (13.28%) QA
11 17 (13.28%) Performance Testing
11 17 (13.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (12.50%) SQL
12 16 (12.50%) CRM
13 15 (11.72%) Windows
14 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
14 14 (10.94%) ISEB
14 14 (10.94%) Project Management
15 13 (10.16%) Migration
16 12 (9.38%) Data Management
17 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
17 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (8.59%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.91%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) VPN
1 4 (3.13%) DNS
1 4 (3.13%) SAN
1 4 (3.13%) DHCP
1 4 (3.13%) Firewall
1 4 (3.13%) IP Telephony
1 4 (3.13%) NAS
2 3 (2.34%) Broadband
2 3 (2.34%) DSL
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.56%) Multicast
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.81%) EDRMS
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.78%) OLTP
4 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Selenium
2 10 (7.81%) LoadRunner
2 10 (7.81%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.56%) Subversion
3 2 (1.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) Ant
3 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (62.50%) Retail
2 76 (59.38%) Finance
3 32 (25.00%) German Language
4 7 (5.47%) Games
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (10.16%) Test Manager
2 12 (9.38%) Analyst
2 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
2 12 (9.38%) Account Manager
2 12 (9.38%) Sales Manager
3 11 (8.59%) Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Performance Manager
4 10 (7.81%) Performance Test Manager
4 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Senior Architect
4 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Tester
6 8 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.47%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Taxonomies
2 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.78%) EPoS
3 1 (0.78%) EFTPOS
3 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) Business Development
2 32 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 32 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 29 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.19%) SOA
5 20 (15.63%) Software Testing
5 20 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (13.28%) Performance Testing
6 17 (13.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (12.50%) CRM
8 14 (10.94%) Project Management
9 13 (10.16%) Migration
10 12 (9.38%) Data Management
11 11 (8.59%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.81%) ETL
12 10 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (7.81%) TOGAF
12 10 (7.81%) Test Strategy
12 10 (7.81%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.56%) Python
3 2 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 84 (65.63%) SC Cleared
1 84 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.94%) ISEB
3 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.13%) CCNP
4 4 (3.13%) CCNA
5 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.56%) MCSE
6 2 (1.56%) Degree
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.28%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Oracle
2 18 (14.06%) HP
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.81%) Open Text
4 10 (7.81%) EMC
4 10 (7.81%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (2.34%) BT
6 3 (2.34%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.56%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.56%) Capita
7 2 (1.56%) Remedy
7 2 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Siebel
8 1 (0.78%) hybris
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