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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 75 109
Rank change year-on-year -28 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 1.36% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.97% 3.04% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 17
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 661 428 740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.12% 44.91% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 420 353 559
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,944 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 6 £52,500 -
Northwich +5 1 £30,000 +25.00%
Warrington -13 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Wilmslow -18 1 £35,000 -2.77%
Crewe -19 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Nantwich - 1 £25,000 -
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) PHP
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) Zend
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) nginx
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 5 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 5 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
3 5 (33.33%) Sass
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (33.33%) PhpStorm
3 5 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) OO

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 7 (46.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 5 (33.33%) PhpStorm
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce Developer
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (33.33%) Sass
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (33.33%) Zend Framework
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQR
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware