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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 189 157 161
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 28 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the General category 1.36% 2.91% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 53 48
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
2058 1923 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.73% 35.63% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1543 1787
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,650 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -27 15 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Staffordshire +1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry - 4 £39,000 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £32,500 +3.42%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (47.56%) SQL Server
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 38 (46.34%) .NET
3 31 (37.80%) SQL
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 23 (28.05%) VB
6 18 (21.95%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (19.51%) HTML
7 16 (19.51%) XML
7 16 (19.51%) CSS
8 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
8 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
8 15 (18.29%) Web Services
8 15 (18.29%) MVC
8 15 (18.29%) Analytics
8 15 (18.29%) jQuery
9 14 (17.07%) Degree
10 13 (15.85%) Project Management
10 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.85%) WinForms
10 13 (15.85%) CRM
10 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
11 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
12 11 (13.41%) Windows
12 11 (13.41%) ERP
13 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (10.98%) Banking
14 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
14 9 (10.98%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.66%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) WordPress
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Project
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) SSL
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (47.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.66%) MS Access
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) OLAP
7 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
3 3 (3.66%) Maven
3 3 (3.66%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) AccuRev
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.66%) Hudson
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.66%) Ant
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.98%) Banking
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Front Office
6 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.66%) Electronics
7 3 (3.66%) Marketing
8 1 (1.22%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Junior
4 8 (9.76%) Sales Executive
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Sales Executive
5 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Release Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.34%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) HTML
2 16 (19.51%) CSS
2 16 (19.51%) XML
3 15 (18.29%) Web Services
3 15 (18.29%) jQuery
4 13 (15.85%) WinForms
5 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.76%) SOAP
6 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (8.54%) REST
7 7 (8.54%) JSON
7 7 (8.54%) JNI
7 7 (8.54%) XHTML
8 5 (6.10%) HTML5
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.88%) Ajax
10 2 (2.44%) LAMP
10 2 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.76%) IVR
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.54%) W3C
3 7 (8.54%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.66%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.66%) DTV
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) EPoS
7 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.22%) EFTPOS
7 1 (1.22%) PMI
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) MVC
1 15 (18.29%) Analytics
2 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (15.85%) CRM
2 13 (15.85%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) ERP
4 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.76%) Business Development
5 8 (9.76%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 8 (9.76%) Predictive Analytics
6 7 (8.54%) Pay per click
6 7 (8.54%) Web Development
6 7 (8.54%) Product Management
6 7 (8.54%) Change Control
6 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.54%) ETL
6 7 (8.54%) SEO
6 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) C#
3 23 (28.05%) VB
4 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.76%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) VB6
7 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.66%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) NCDA
2 3 (3.66%) NCIE
3 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PMP
3 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.22%) CAPM
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) PgMP
3 1 (1.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) Citrix
3 4 (4.88%) NetApp
4 3 (3.66%) Lotus
4 3 (3.66%) Remedy
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) EMC
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (2.44%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Lagan
6 1 (1.22%) Northgate
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