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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 142 199 153
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -46
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 88 32 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 0.55% 1.54%
As % of the General category 3.73% 1.47% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 69
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
2361 2179 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.19% 37.18% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 1653 1653
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 +46 46 £45,750 +40.76% 1
Birmingham -9 19 £36,250 -27.50%
Coventry +14 17 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Staffordshire -4 2 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (38.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (36.64%) QA
3 43 (32.82%) Finance
4 38 (29.01%) CRM
4 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (27.48%) Scrum
6 35 (26.72%) JIRA
7 34 (25.95%) Selenium
7 34 (25.95%) Functional Testing
8 33 (25.19%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (23.66%) XML
9 31 (23.66%) Test Automation
9 31 (23.66%) Wealth Management
10 30 (22.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (22.90%) SoapUI
10 30 (22.90%) TestDirector
11 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
11 25 (19.08%) User Experience
11 25 (19.08%) Retail
12 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.50%) User Stories
14 18 (13.74%) Project Management
14 18 (13.74%) B2B
14 18 (13.74%) HTML
14 18 (13.74%) CSS
14 18 (13.74%) jQuery
15 17 (12.98%) SQL
16 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
16 16 (12.21%) Line Management
17 15 (11.45%) Order to Cash

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 6 (4.58%) CMS
1 6 (4.58%) Drupal
1 6 (4.58%) WordPress
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 4 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.29%) JDE World
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) WAN
2 3 (2.29%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) DHCP
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.53%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.53%) VLAN
3 2 (1.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) MySQL
2 6 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.82%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (26.72%) JIRA
2 34 (25.95%) Selenium
3 30 (22.90%) SoapUI
3 30 (22.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (22.90%) TestDirector
4 7 (5.34%) Babel
4 7 (5.34%) Grunt
4 7 (5.34%) gulp
4 7 (5.34%) webpack
5 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.29%) NUnit
7 3 (2.29%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 25 (19.08%) Retail
3 9 (6.87%) Games
4 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Front Office
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Tester
2 33 (25.19%) QA Tester
3 30 (22.90%) Automation Tester
3 30 (22.90%) QA Automation Tester
3 30 (22.90%) XML Tester
4 21 (16.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 21 (16.03%) Selenium Tester
5 20 (15.27%) Project Manager
6 16 (12.21%) Developer
7 14 (10.69%) Delivery Manager
7 14 (10.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 14 (10.69%) Technical Manager
8 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
8 12 (9.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.40%) Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Senior Automation Tester
9 11 (8.40%) Senior QA Tester
9 11 (8.40%) Senior Tester
10 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) XML
2 18 (13.74%) CSS
2 18 (13.74%) HTML
2 18 (13.74%) jQuery
3 12 (9.16%) Node.js
3 12 (9.16%) React
3 12 (9.16%) RESTful
4 9 (6.87%) HTML5
5 7 (5.34%) Browserify
5 7 (5.34%) OOCSS
5 7 (5.34%) Sass
5 7 (5.34%) Visualforce
5 7 (5.34%) Web Services
6 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.58%) EDI
6 6 (4.58%) LAMP
7 5 (3.82%) Django
7 5 (3.82%) Flask
7 5 (3.82%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) User Experience
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.05%) EPoS
6 3 (2.29%) iSeries
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.01%) CRM
3 36 (27.48%) Scrum
4 34 (25.95%) Functional Testing
5 31 (23.66%) Test Automation
5 31 (23.66%) Wealth Management
6 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.50%) User Stories
8 18 (13.74%) B2B
8 18 (13.74%) Project Management
9 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.21%) Line Management
10 15 (11.45%) Order to Cash
11 14 (10.69%) MVC
12 12 (9.16%) Automated Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Microservices
12 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.98%) SQL
3 8 (6.11%) PHP
4 7 (5.34%) Apex Code
4 7 (5.34%) ES6
5 5 (3.82%) Python
6 4 (3.05%) Java
7 3 (2.29%) RPG
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (36.64%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) Docker
2 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.53%) vSphere
3 2 (1.53%) XenApp
3 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.58%) Zend
4 5 (3.82%) Adobe
5 4 (3.05%) Xerox
6 3 (2.29%) Axway
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
6 3 (2.29%) Intel
6 3 (2.29%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.29%) OpenText
6 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) Sun
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick / Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick / Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago