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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 155 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 55 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.25% 1.48%
As % of the General category 2.90% 3.12% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 56
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,530 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £95,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
1895 2116 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.92% 40.09% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1728 1405
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Staffordshire +26 17 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham -48 16 £50,000 -28.57%
Coventry -8 11 £22,000 -60.00% 1
Shropshire - 7 £42,500 -
Solihull +8 2 £33,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 46 (45.10%) .NET
2 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 39 (38.24%) C#
3 35 (34.31%) SQL
4 33 (32.35%) Finance
5 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
6 30 (29.41%) jQuery
7 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
7 29 (28.43%) MVC
8 28 (27.45%) VB
9 27 (26.47%) HTML
10 25 (24.51%) CSS
11 23 (22.55%) Web Services
11 23 (22.55%) XML
12 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
12 19 (18.63%) Analytics
13 17 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 14 (13.73%) OO
14 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (12.75%) WinForms
15 13 (12.75%) CRM
16 12 (11.76%) SEO
16 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (11.76%) ERP
16 12 (11.76%) N-Tier
16 12 (11.76%) SSL
16 12 (11.76%) Windows
16 12 (11.76%) Change Control
16 12 (11.76%) Degree
16 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (10.78%) IIS
2 9 (8.82%) CMS
3 8 (7.84%) Drupal
3 8 (7.84%) WordPress
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) SSL
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.98%) VLAN
4 1 (0.98%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.98%) IPsec
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.98%) MPLS
4 1 (0.98%) OSPF
4 1 (0.98%) BGP
4 1 (0.98%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.98%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.98%) Maven
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) Hudson
3 1 (0.98%) Ant
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (41.18%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Junior
5 11 (10.78%) Junior Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.82%) Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Sales Executive
7 8 (7.84%) PHP Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Sales Executive
8 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.10%) .NET
2 30 (29.41%) jQuery
3 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
4 27 (26.47%) HTML
5 25 (24.51%) CSS
6 23 (22.55%) Web Services
6 23 (22.55%) XML
7 13 (12.75%) WinForms
8 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (10.78%) HTML5
9 11 (10.78%) Ajax
9 11 (10.78%) XHTML
10 10 (9.80%) SOAP
10 10 (9.80%) REST
10 10 (9.80%) JSON
11 8 (7.84%) LAMP
11 8 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.78%) User Experience
2 11 (10.78%) W3C
3 8 (7.84%) IVR
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Taxonomies
4 5 (4.90%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.92%) EPoS
6 2 (1.96%) EFTPOS
6 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.98%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) MVC
2 19 (18.63%) Analytics
3 14 (13.73%) OO
4 13 (12.75%) CRM
5 12 (11.76%) SEO
5 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.76%) ERP
5 12 (11.76%) Change Control
6 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.78%) Wealth Management
6 11 (10.78%) Pay per click
6 11 (10.78%) Web Development
6 11 (10.78%) Project Management
7 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.80%) SOA
8 9 (8.82%) Workflow
9 8 (7.84%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 8 (7.84%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (7.84%) Business Development
10 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) C#
2 35 (34.31%) SQL
3 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (27.45%) VB
5 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
6 17 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.82%) PHP
8 6 (5.88%) VB6
9 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.96%) Java
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.98%) Ruby
11 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
3 3 (2.94%) NCDA
3 3 (2.94%) NCIE
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.98%) CAPM
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) PgMP
4 1 (0.98%) APMP
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.98%) RHCE
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
1 1 (0.98%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.90%) vSphere
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.98%) Cacti
3 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Google
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Zend
3 4 (3.92%) NetApp
4 3 (2.94%) HP
4 3 (2.94%) EMC
5 2 (1.96%) Citrix
5 2 (1.96%) Lotus
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.98%) F5
6 1 (0.98%) Remedy
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago