The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 122
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.67% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.60% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 10
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £60,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 853 875 701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.08% 36.76% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 670 618 542
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Back Office in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) OO
2 12 (52.17%) jQuery
3 11 (47.83%) Online Games
3 11 (47.83%) LAMP
3 11 (47.83%) Mobile Games
3 11 (47.83%) Games
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (47.83%) MySQL
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
3 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (47.83%) Node.js
3 11 (47.83%) CSS3
3 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
3 11 (47.83%) API Integration
3 11 (47.83%) React
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) BBC
6 4 (17.39%) Front Office
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Local Government
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) Process Management

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
1 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Front Office
4 3 (13.04%) Local Government
5 1 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 11 (47.83%) PHP Developer
2 11 (47.83%) PHP Web Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) jQuery
2 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) CSS3
2 11 (47.83%) HTML5
2 11 (47.83%) LAMP
2 11 (47.83%) Node.js
2 11 (47.83%) React
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Dojo
3 1 (4.35%) DOM
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Mobile Games
1 11 (47.83%) Online Games
2 4 (17.39%) BBC
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) OO
2 11 (47.83%) API Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
2 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Process Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) BCP
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Pega
1 1 (4.35%) webMethods
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