The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 132 155 138
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 78 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.83% 2.74% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 43
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.64%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2036 2223 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.84% 39.92% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1756 1492
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Birmingham +37 57 £70,000 +75.00%
Coventry +10 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Staffordshire -11 7 £35,000 -5.40%
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire +5 1 £27,850 -38.11% 1
Shropshire -2 1 £37,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 84 (64.12%) SC Cleared
1 84 (64.12%) Security Cleared
2 81 (61.83%) Retail
3 79 (60.31%) Finance
4 42 (32.06%) Business Development
5 32 (24.43%) German Language
5 32 (24.43%) Six Sigma
5 32 (24.43%) Benchmarking
6 29 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
8 20 (15.27%) SQL
8 20 (15.27%) SOA
8 20 (15.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (13.74%) Software Testing
9 18 (13.74%) HP
9 18 (13.74%) Oracle
10 17 (12.98%) Performance Testing
10 17 (12.98%) QA
10 17 (12.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (11.45%) CRM
12 14 (10.69%) Windows
12 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.69%) ISEB
12 14 (10.69%) Project Management
13 13 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
14 12 (9.16%) Migration
14 12 (9.16%) Data Management
15 10 (7.63%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.87%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) SAN
1 5 (3.82%) NAS
2 4 (3.05%) IP Telephony
2 4 (3.05%) VPN
2 4 (3.05%) DNS
2 4 (3.05%) DHCP
2 4 (3.05%) Firewall
3 3 (2.29%) DSL
3 3 (2.29%) Broadband
4 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.53%) Multicast
4 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.53%) Intranet
4 2 (1.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.87%) EDRMS
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) OLTP
6 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Selenium
1 10 (7.63%) NeoLoad
1 10 (7.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) Ant
General
1 81 (61.83%) Retail
2 79 (60.31%) Finance
3 32 (24.43%) German Language
4 6 (4.58%) Games
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (9.92%) Analyst
1 13 (9.92%) Test Manager
2 12 (9.16%) Account Manager
2 12 (9.16%) Project Manager
2 12 (9.16%) Sales Manager
3 10 (7.63%) Performance Manager
3 10 (7.63%) Performance Test Manager
3 10 (7.63%) Architect
4 9 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (6.87%) Senior SharePoint Architect
4 9 (6.87%) Senior Architect
4 9 (6.87%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 9 (6.87%) SharePoint Architect
4 9 (6.87%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.11%) Software Tester
5 8 (6.11%) Tester
6 7 (5.34%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.34%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (5.34%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (5.34%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.29%) CSS
3 3 (2.29%) HTML
3 3 (2.29%) WCF
3 3 (2.29%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.29%) LINQ
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Taxonomies
2 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.76%) EPoS
2 1 (0.76%) EFTPOS
2 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Business Development
2 32 (24.43%) Six Sigma
2 32 (24.43%) Benchmarking
3 29 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.27%) SOA
4 20 (15.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (13.74%) Software Testing
6 17 (12.98%) Performance Testing
6 17 (12.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (11.45%) CRM
8 14 (10.69%) Project Management
9 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.16%) Migration
9 12 (9.16%) Data Management
10 10 (7.63%) Knowledge Management
10 10 (7.63%) Test Strategy
10 10 (7.63%) ETL
11 9 (6.87%) ITIL
11 9 (6.87%) Metadata Management
11 9 (6.87%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.05%) C#
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) Ruby
5 2 (1.53%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (64.12%) SC Cleared
1 84 (64.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) ISEB
3 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.05%) CCNP
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
6 2 (1.53%) MCSE
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) HP
1 18 (13.74%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) SOASTA, Inc
4 9 (6.87%) EMC
4 9 (6.87%) Open Text
5 5 (3.82%) VMware
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco
7 3 (2.29%) BT
7 3 (2.29%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.53%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.53%) Capita
8 2 (1.53%) NetApp
8 2 (1.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.76%) Siebel
9 1 (0.76%) hybris
Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago