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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 175 169 153
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 47 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.43% 1.88% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 41
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,140 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
1935 2240 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.19% 41.67% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1793 1376
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 33 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Staffordshire -14 6 £36,250 +11.53%
Warwickshire -5 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Worcestershire -3 1 £47,500 +25.00%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 79 (58.96%) Finance
2 77 (57.46%) SC Cleared
2 77 (57.46%) Security Cleared
3 71 (52.99%) Retail
4 40 (29.85%) Business Development
5 32 (23.88%) German Language
5 32 (23.88%) Six Sigma
5 32 (23.88%) Benchmarking
6 27 (20.15%) SOA
7 24 (17.91%) SharePoint
8 23 (17.16%) Windows
8 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (15.67%) Software Testing
10 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 19 (14.18%) SQL
12 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
12 18 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (12.69%) QA
13 17 (12.69%) CRM
14 15 (11.19%) Migration
14 15 (11.19%) Knowledge Management
15 14 (10.45%) Metadata Management
15 14 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (10.45%) TOGAF
15 14 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (10.45%) Taxonomies
15 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (10.45%) Open Text
15 14 (10.45%) EDRMS
15 14 (10.45%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
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%) VPN
1 4 (2.99%) DNS
1 4 (2.99%) SAN
1 4 (2.99%) DHCP
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
1 4 (2.99%) IP Telephony
1 4 (2.99%) NAS
2 3 (2.24%) Broadband
2 3 (2.24%) DSL
3 2 (1.49%) FTP
3 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.49%) Multicast
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) EDRMS
2 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) OLTP
4 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Selenium
2 8 (5.97%) LoadRunner
2 8 (5.97%) NeoLoad
3 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.49%) Ant
4 2 (1.49%) Subversion
4 2 (1.49%) JIRA
4 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (58.96%) Finance
2 71 (52.99%) Retail
3 32 (23.88%) German Language
4 7 (5.22%) Games
5 6 (4.48%) Front Office
6 5 (3.73%) Banking
7 4 (2.99%) Automotive
8 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (11.94%) Architect
2 15 (11.19%) Senior Architect
3 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.45%) SharePoint Architect
3 14 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.96%) Account Manager
4 12 (8.96%) Sales Manager
5 11 (8.21%) Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.72%) Tester
7 8 (5.97%) Software Tester
7 8 (5.97%) Performance Test Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Performance Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Applications Manager
9 6 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Test Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 5 (3.73%) CSS
2 5 (3.73%) jQuery
2 5 (3.73%) HTML
3 4 (2.99%) CSS3
3 4 (2.99%) HTML5
4 3 (2.24%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) WinForms
5 1 (0.75%) Ajax
5 1 (0.75%) D-Bus
5 1 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) JMS
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Taxonomies
2 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.49%) Derivative
3 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (0.75%) VSAM
4 1 (0.75%) AS400
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
4 1 (0.75%) EFTPOS
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) UNIX
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) Business Development
2 32 (23.88%) Six Sigma
2 32 (23.88%) Benchmarking
3 27 (20.15%) SOA
4 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (15.67%) Software Testing
6 18 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (12.69%) CRM
8 15 (11.19%) Migration
8 15 (11.19%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (10.45%) TOGAF
9 14 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (10.45%) Metadata Management
10 13 (9.70%) Performance Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (8.96%) Data Management
12 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.46%) ETL
14 9 (6.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.18%) SQL
2 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.49%) Python
4 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.49%) Ruby
4 2 (1.49%) C#
4 2 (1.49%) C++
4 2 (1.49%) COBOL
4 2 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (57.46%) SC Cleared
1 77 (57.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.99%) CCNP
3 4 (2.99%) CCNA
3 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.49%) MCSE
4 2 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.69%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Open Text
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle
2 14 (10.45%) EMC
3 12 (8.96%) HP
4 8 (5.97%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (2.99%) Cisco
5 4 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (2.24%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.24%) BT
7 2 (1.49%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.49%) NetApp
7 2 (1.49%) Borland
7 2 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Siebel
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
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