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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 166 182 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 81 41 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.72% 1.62%
As % of the General category 3.53% 1.99% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 68
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2296 2059 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.66% 36.02% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1620 1737
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +36 40 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Coventry +17 20 £55,000 +41.02% 3
Birmingham -15 14 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Walsall - 2 £31,000 - 1
Staffordshire -13 1 £42,500 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 39 (31.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (28.00%) Finance
3 33 (26.40%) QA
4 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.80%) CRM
5 30 (24.00%) Retail
6 28 (22.40%) Scrum
7 26 (20.80%) JIRA
8 25 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (19.20%) Selenium
9 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Mentoring
10 21 (16.80%) Wealth Management
10 21 (16.80%) Test Automation
10 21 (16.80%) XML
11 20 (16.00%) CSS
11 20 (16.00%) HTML
11 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 20 (16.00%) TestDirector
11 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (16.00%) SoapUI
11 20 (16.00%) jQuery
11 20 (16.00%) User Experience
12 19 (15.20%) Project Management
13 18 (14.40%) B2B
13 18 (14.40%) MVC
14 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
15 15 (12.00%) Web Development
15 15 (12.00%) Order to Cash
16 14 (11.20%) Line Management

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 (6.40%) CMS
1 8 (6.40%) Drupal
1 8 (6.40%) WordPress
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.00%) MS Office
1 5 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.40%) JDE World
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.60%) IaaS
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) WAN
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
3 2 (1.60%) DHCP
3 2 (1.60%) DNS
3 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.60%) SAN
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.60%) VLAN
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) JIRA
2 24 (19.20%) Selenium
3 20 (16.00%) SoapUI
3 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (16.00%) TestDirector
4 7 (5.60%) Babel
4 7 (5.60%) Grunt
4 7 (5.60%) gulp
4 7 (5.60%) webpack
5 3 (2.40%) NUnit
5 3 (2.40%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 35 (28.00%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Games
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (19.20%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Automation Tester
2 20 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 20 (16.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 20 (16.00%) QA Tester
2 20 (16.00%) Tester
2 20 (16.00%) XML Tester
3 14 (11.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 14 (11.20%) Selenium Tester
4 13 (10.40%) Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (9.60%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.80%) Technical Manager
7 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce Manager
7 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 9 (7.20%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (5.60%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) XML
2 20 (16.00%) CSS
2 20 (16.00%) HTML
2 20 (16.00%) jQuery
3 11 (8.80%) .NET
4 10 (8.00%) HTML5
5 9 (7.20%) Web Services
6 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.40%) LAMP
7 7 (5.60%) Browserify
7 7 (5.60%) Node.js
7 7 (5.60%) OOCSS
7 7 (5.60%) React
7 7 (5.60%) RESTful
7 7 (5.60%) Sass
7 7 (5.60%) Visualforce
8 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.20%) EDI
8 4 (3.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) User Experience
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) EPoS
3 6 (4.80%) EFTPOS
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) iSeries
5 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Solaris
4 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) CRM
3 28 (22.40%) Scrum
4 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
4 24 (19.20%) Mentoring
5 21 (16.80%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.80%) Wealth Management
6 19 (15.20%) Project Management
7 18 (14.40%) B2B
7 18 (14.40%) MVC
8 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
9 15 (12.00%) Order to Cash
9 15 (12.00%) Web Development
10 14 (11.20%) Line Management
10 14 (11.20%) User Stories
11 10 (8.00%) ITIL
12 9 (7.20%) Budget Control
13 8 (6.40%) OO
13 8 (6.40%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.00%) PHP
3 7 (5.60%) Apex Code
3 7 (5.60%) ES6
3 7 (5.60%) SQL
4 6 (4.80%) Java
4 6 (4.80%) VB
5 4 (3.20%) C#
5 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.20%) VB6
6 3 (2.40%) RPG
6 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (26.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) vSphere
2 2 (1.60%) XenApp
2 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.40%) Zend
4 5 (4.00%) Adobe
5 4 (3.20%) Xerox
6 3 (2.40%) Axway
6 3 (2.40%) Intel
6 3 (2.40%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.40%) OpenText
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) SAP
7 2 (1.60%) VMware
8 1 (0.80%) Sun
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum (neg) + flexible working hours!
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 (neg) per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £37,000 - £42,000 (neg) per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago