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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 211 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.46% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 38
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1990 1785 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.55% 35.12% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1477 1552
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +10 6 £21,000 -72.00%
Birmingham -9 6 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 - - 3
Coventry -2 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 24 (35.82%) Finance
1 24 (35.82%) QA
2 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.85%) JIRA
5 19 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (28.36%) SQL
6 18 (26.87%) XML
6 18 (26.87%) Selenium
6 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.87%) SoapUI
6 18 (26.87%) Functional Testing
7 16 (23.88%) Scrum
7 16 (23.88%) CRM
7 16 (23.88%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (22.39%) TestDirector
8 15 (22.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (22.39%) Wealth Management
9 14 (20.90%) CSS
9 14 (20.90%) HTML
10 12 (17.91%) Games
10 12 (17.91%) User Experience
11 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
11 11 (16.42%) React
11 11 (16.42%) Node.js
11 11 (16.42%) User Stories
11 11 (16.42%) MySQL
12 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.94%) Git (software)

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 (2.99%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.96%) Data Mining
2 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) JIRA
2 18 (26.87%) Selenium
2 18 (26.87%) SoapUI
3 15 (22.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (22.39%) TestDirector
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.48%) PROIV
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Games
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Tester
2 18 (26.87%) QA Tester
3 15 (22.39%) Automation Tester
3 15 (22.39%) QA Automation Tester
3 15 (22.39%) XML Tester
4 12 (17.91%) Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 11 (16.42%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (10.45%) Senior QA Tester
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) XML
2 14 (20.90%) CSS
2 14 (20.90%) HTML
3 11 (16.42%) Node.js
3 11 (16.42%) React
4 9 (13.43%) RESTful
5 7 (10.45%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) Django
6 6 (8.96%) Flask
6 6 (8.96%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.46%) CSS3
7 5 (7.46%) HTML5
7 5 (7.46%) LAMP
7 5 (7.46%) Visualforce
8 3 (4.48%) EDI
8 3 (4.48%) SOAP
8 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) User Experience
2 6 (8.96%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile Games
3 5 (7.46%) Online Games
4 4 (5.97%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.97%) EPoS
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
3 2 (2.99%) SUSE
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (26.87%) Functional Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 16 (23.88%) CRM
4 16 (23.88%) Scrum
5 15 (22.39%) Wealth Management
6 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.42%) User Stories
7 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.96%) Microservices
8 6 (8.96%) SOA
8 6 (8.96%) Speech Recognition
8 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) Apex Code
4 5 (7.46%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) HND
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Sun
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Xerox
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Includes Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago