The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 6.40%
As % of the General category - - 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57 63 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 33.53% 34.81% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 49
Median salary £38,000 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.59% -18.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting