The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 54
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 2.06% 0.47%
As % of the General category - 6.60% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Median salary - £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 102 106 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.89% 31.18% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 129
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (100.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Forecasting
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (40.00%) Planning Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Planning Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Forecasting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA