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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 193 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 32 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.54% 1.13%
As % of the General category 1.46% 4.03% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 69 52
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
2191 2060 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.41% 38.15% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 1653 1763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,250
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Birmingham -51 15 £50,000 -28.57%
Staffordshire +6 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Coventry -18 5 £39,000 -29.09%
Warwickshire -11 4 £32,500 +16.69%
Solihull +14 1 £32,000 -
Shropshire -4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (51.00%) .NET
2 46 (46.00%) SQL Server
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 40 (40.00%) Finance
5 39 (39.00%) C#
6 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.00%) VB
8 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 28 (28.00%) jQuery
9 27 (27.00%) HTML
9 27 (27.00%) MVC
10 25 (25.00%) CSS
11 24 (24.00%) Web Services
12 23 (23.00%) XML
13 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
14 20 (20.00%) Analytics
15 18 (18.00%) VB.NET
16 16 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (15.00%) Degree
18 14 (14.00%) Windows
18 14 (14.00%) CRM
18 14 (14.00%) Project Management
19 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (13.00%) WinForms
19 13 (13.00%) ERP
19 13 (13.00%) OO
20 12 (12.00%) N-Tier
20 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
20 12 (12.00%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.00%) IIS
2 7 (7.00%) CMS
3 6 (6.00%) Drupal
3 6 (6.00%) WordPress
4 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.00%) SAS
7 1 (1.00%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) SSL
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.00%) MS Access
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (1.00%) OLAP
8 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.00%) Hudson
3 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 40 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
4 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.00%) Front Office
6 3 (3.00%) Electronics
6 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Junior
5 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Junior Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Sales Executive
6 9 (9.00%) Architect
6 9 (9.00%) Sales Executive
7 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 3 (3.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.00%) .NET
2 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (28.00%) jQuery
3 27 (27.00%) HTML
4 25 (25.00%) CSS
5 24 (24.00%) Web Services
6 23 (23.00%) XML
7 13 (13.00%) WinForms
8 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (11.00%) HTML5
9 11 (11.00%) Ajax
9 11 (11.00%) XHTML
9 11 (11.00%) SOAP
10 10 (10.00%) REST
10 10 (10.00%) JSON
11 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 11 (11.00%) W3C
3 11 (11.00%) User Experience
4 9 (9.00%) IVR
5 5 (5.00%) Taxonomies
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) HP Storage
7 3 (3.00%) DTV
7 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.00%) EPoS
8 2 (2.00%) EFTPOS
9 1 (1.00%) Derivative
9 1 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.00%) PMI
9 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.00%) Equities
9 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) MVC
2 20 (20.00%) Analytics
3 14 (14.00%) CRM
3 14 (14.00%) Project Management
4 13 (13.00%) ERP
4 13 (13.00%) OO
4 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.00%) SEO
5 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.00%) Change Control
6 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.00%) Web Development
6 11 (11.00%) Pay per click
7 10 (10.00%) SOA
8 9 (9.00%) Business Development
8 9 (9.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 9 (9.00%) Predictive Analytics
9 7 (7.00%) Wealth Management
9 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
10 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 39 (39.00%) C#
3 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.00%) VB
5 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (18.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.00%) VB6
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
8 6 (6.00%) Java
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
9 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.00%) Python
10 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) NCDA
2 3 (3.00%) NCIE
3 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) CAPM
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) PgMP
3 1 (1.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
1 1 (1.00%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Google
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Zend
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) NetApp
6 3 (3.00%) Lotus
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) EMC
6 3 (3.00%) Citrix
6 3 (3.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) Lagan
8 1 (1.00%) Northgate
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