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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 180 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 45 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.87% 1.04%
As % of the General category 2.36% 2.18% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 38
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £57,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1908 2110 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.59% 40.08% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1710 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 28 £70,000 +40.00%
Staffordshire -7 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Warwickshire -11 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Walsall -2 1 £37,000 - 1
Shropshire -3 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -5 1 £47,500 +25.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 78 (58.21%) Finance
2 71 (52.99%) SC Cleared
2 71 (52.99%) Security Cleared
3 68 (50.75%) Retail
4 38 (28.36%) Business Development
5 30 (22.39%) German Language
5 30 (22.39%) Six Sigma
5 30 (22.39%) Benchmarking
6 27 (20.15%) Windows
7 25 (18.66%) SOA
8 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
8 22 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 22 (16.42%) SQL
9 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
9 18 (13.43%) CRM
9 18 (13.43%) Software Testing
10 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.19%) Knowledge Management
11 15 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.45%) Metadata Management
12 14 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (10.45%) Taxonomies
12 14 (10.45%) TOGAF
12 14 (10.45%) EMC
12 14 (10.45%) EDRMS
12 14 (10.45%) Open Text
12 14 (10.45%) Migration
13 13 (9.70%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (4.48%) IIS
4 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) NAS
1 4 (2.99%) IP Telephony
1 4 (2.99%) SAN
1 4 (2.99%) VPN
1 4 (2.99%) DNS
1 4 (2.99%) DHCP
1 4 (2.99%) FTP
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) DSL
2 3 (2.24%) Broadband
3 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) Multicast
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) EDRMS
2 10 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) OLTP
5 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Selenium
2 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.22%) LoadRunner
3 7 (5.22%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.49%) JIRA
4 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.49%) Subversion
4 2 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 78 (58.21%) Finance
2 68 (50.75%) Retail
3 30 (22.39%) German Language
4 7 (5.22%) Automotive
5 6 (4.48%) Banking
5 6 (4.48%) Front Office
6 5 (3.73%) Games
7 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (11.94%) Architect
2 15 (11.19%) Senior Architect
3 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.96%) Sales Manager
4 12 (8.96%) Account Manager
5 10 (7.46%) Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Tester
7 7 (5.22%) Test Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Performance Test Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Applications Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) .NET
2 9 (6.72%) CSS
2 9 (6.72%) HTML
2 9 (6.72%) jQuery
3 7 (5.22%) HTML5
3 7 (5.22%) CSS3
4 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.24%) Middleware
6 2 (1.49%) Web Services
6 2 (1.49%) XML
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.75%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (0.75%) WinForms
7 1 (0.75%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.75%) JMS
7 1 (0.75%) Ajax
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.75%) D-Bus
7 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Taxonomies
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Equities
3 3 (2.24%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.24%) Derivative
4 2 (1.49%) EPoS
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) EFTPOS
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) VSAM
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.15%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) UNIX
3 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Business Development
2 30 (22.39%) Six Sigma
2 30 (22.39%) Benchmarking
3 25 (18.66%) SOA
4 18 (13.43%) CRM
4 18 (13.43%) Software Testing
5 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.19%) Knowledge Management
6 15 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.45%) Metadata Management
7 14 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (10.45%) TOGAF
7 14 (10.45%) Migration
8 13 (9.70%) Data Management
9 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.72%) Project Management
10 9 (6.72%) ETL
10 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.73%) C#
4 4 (2.99%) C++
4 4 (2.99%) COBOL
5 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 2 (1.49%) Java
6 2 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (52.99%) SC Cleared
1 71 (52.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.46%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.99%) CCNP
3 4 (2.99%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) EMC
2 14 (10.45%) Open Text
3 12 (8.96%) Oracle
4 9 (6.72%) HP
5 7 (5.22%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (2.99%) Cisco
6 4 (2.99%) Borland
6 4 (2.99%) VMware
7 3 (2.24%) BT
7 3 (2.24%) Remedy
7 3 (2.24%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.49%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.49%) Sage
8 2 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) hybris
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago