Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 73 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.02% 1.32% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.62% 4.60% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 10
Lancashire median annual salary £21,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.79% +23.38% -3.75%
10th Percentile £17,500 £43,625 £26,625
90th Percentile £45,700 £48,750 £41,000
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +17.65%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 343 261 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.71% 28.65% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 245 229 242
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,200 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,380 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Lancashire

Back Office
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Preston - 5 £17,500 -
Darwen - 3 £27,500 -
Blackpool +12 1 £55,000 +15.79%
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (88.89%) Process Management
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) Flash
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) BBC
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) RoboHelp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Support Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Process Management
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) R
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft