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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 184 191
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 16 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the General category 0.87% 1.73% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 27
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1839 1911 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.78% 36.57% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1501 1358
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry +15 7 £42,500 +11.11%
Warwickshire +17 3 - -
Birmingham -8 2 £27,500 -28.01% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 15 (34.09%) CRM
6 13 (29.55%) HTML
6 13 (29.55%) MySQL
6 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 13 (29.55%) Node.js
6 13 (29.55%) User Stories
6 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
6 13 (29.55%) User Experience
6 13 (29.55%) React
7 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.00%) RESTful
9 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) SOA
11 8 (18.18%) Data Mining
11 8 (18.18%) Python
11 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Django
11 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (18.18%) TDD
11 8 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
11 8 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence

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 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 8 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (18.18%) Data Mining
3 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.64%) Selenium
3 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) PROIV
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Salesforce Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) CSS
1 13 (29.55%) HTML
1 13 (29.55%) Node.js
1 13 (29.55%) React
2 11 (25.00%) RESTful
3 8 (18.18%) Django
3 8 (18.18%) Flask
3 8 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (15.91%) jQuery
5 6 (13.64%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.36%) CSS3
6 5 (11.36%) HTML5
6 5 (11.36%) LAMP
6 5 (11.36%) Visualforce
7 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
8 3 (6.82%) SOAP
8 3 (6.82%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) .NET
9 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile Games
3 5 (11.36%) Online Games
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) SUSE
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) CRM
4 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
4 13 (29.55%) User Stories
5 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Microservices
6 8 (18.18%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Machine Learning
8 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) OO PHP
9 5 (11.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) Apex Code
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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