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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 185 152 152
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 30 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.11% 1.01%
As % of the General category 1.73% 2.93% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 39
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £53,500 £53,000
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
1738 1875 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.91% 37.79% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1473 1306
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -13 15 £57,500 +27.77%
Staffordshire +1 2 £34,750 +6.92% 1
Shropshire -7 2 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire -17 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 28 (35.00%) Retail
4 19 (23.75%) Windows
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 15 (18.75%) Business Development
7 12 (15.00%) Six Sigma
7 12 (15.00%) Benchmarking
7 12 (15.00%) UNIX
7 12 (15.00%) HTML
7 12 (15.00%) CSS
7 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (15.00%) German Language
8 11 (13.75%) jQuery
8 11 (13.75%) .NET
8 11 (13.75%) SOA
9 10 (12.50%) CRM
9 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.00%) Photoshop
11 8 (10.00%) EMC
11 8 (10.00%) Open Text
11 8 (10.00%) EDRMS
11 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Extranet
2 1 (1.25%) MPLS
2 1 (1.25%) OSPF
2 1 (1.25%) BGP
2 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
2 1 (1.25%) IPsec
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.25%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.25%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.50%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 28 (35.00%) Retail
3 12 (15.00%) German Language
4 8 (10.00%) Automotive
5 6 (7.50%) Front Office
6 5 (6.25%) Banking
7 4 (5.00%) Games
7 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Developer
1 12 (15.00%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Architect
3 9 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Applications Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Support Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Sales Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Programmer
7 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) CSS
1 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 11 (13.75%) jQuery
3 8 (10.00%) HTML5
3 8 (10.00%) CSS3
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) Middleware
6 2 (2.50%) WinForms
6 2 (2.50%) Ajax
7 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.25%) LINQ
7 1 (1.25%) JMS
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.25%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (1.25%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Taxonomies
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Equities
5 3 (3.75%) Derivative
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) EPoS
7 1 (1.25%) EFTPOS
7 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.25%) AS400
7 1 (1.25%) VSAM
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) UNIX
3 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 15 (18.75%) Business Development
2 12 (15.00%) Six Sigma
2 12 (15.00%) Benchmarking
3 11 (13.75%) SOA
4 10 (12.50%) CRM
5 8 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (10.00%) Content Management
5 8 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (10.00%) Metadata Management
5 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.75%) Data Management
6 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL
8 5 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.75%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.25%) C++
6 4 (5.00%) COBOL
7 3 (3.75%) Java
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) RHCE
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
1 1 (1.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) EMC
2 8 (10.00%) Open Text
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Borland
5 3 (3.75%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) Sage
5 3 (3.75%) Remedy
5 3 (3.75%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.25%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Siebel
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, free parking, pension scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago