Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 148 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 +36
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 16 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the General category 1.40% 1.69% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 17
Cheshire median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -15.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £17,500 £22,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
North West median annual salary £35,250 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -17.06% +3.03% +0.61%

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

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,145 1,302 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.84% 46.15% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 750 855 775
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,338 £27,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,300
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +15 5 £31,750 -6.62%
Runcorn +9 5 £30,000 +71.43%
Wilmslow - 3 £60,000 -
Winsford - 2 £43,750 -
Chester +1 1 - - 1
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Law
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (18.75%) Critical Thinking
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Loan IQ
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) ProC
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Development Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Planning Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Product Owner
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Process Management
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP