Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 79 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.65% 1.04% 2.09%
As % of the General category 2.26% 3.03% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 23
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £22,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% -53.16% +23.38%
10th Percentile £23,500 £17,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £38,125 £32,050 £48,750
North West median annual salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.18% +6.25% -5.88%

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 221 297 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 28.66% 34.38% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 167 232 240
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £33,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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
Preston +21 3 £30,000 +71.43%
Darwen -3 1 £20,000 -23.08%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 -
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Process Management
3 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Workload Management
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Planning Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft