Period
to 25 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 259 244
Rank change year-on-year +77 -15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 52 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.94% 0.37% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.75% 0.93% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 46 16 37
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £33,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.15% -35.71% +26.51%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £24,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,250 £67,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,889 2,702 2,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.05% 39.93% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 2,230 2,336
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £46,192 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.42% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Salford - 3 £52,500 - 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Unit Testing
4 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 18 (34.62%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) Project Management
5 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 14 (26.92%) Eclipse
6 14 (26.92%) NetBeans
7 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.15%) HTML
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (19.23%) CIMA
10 10 (19.23%) ACCA
10 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
11 9 (17.31%) Subversion
11 9 (17.31%) PHP
11 9 (17.31%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) MVC
12 8 (15.38%) Web Development
12 8 (15.38%) Symfony
12 8 (15.38%) Laravel
12 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (13.46%) Confluence
13 7 (13.46%) Scrum

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (13.46%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Line 50
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.92%) Eclipse
2 14 (26.92%) NetBeans
3 9 (17.31%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) PHP Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Java Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Junior
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) Laravel
2 8 (15.38%) Symfony
3 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) JSF
5 4 (7.69%) JSP
5 4 (7.69%) Servlets
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) LAMP
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) REST
8 1 (1.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Android
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Unit Testing
3 18 (34.62%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
8 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) MVC
8 8 (15.38%) Web Development
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.46%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
10 4 (7.69%) OO
10 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.69%) Time Management
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) ES6
5 3 (5.77%) Kotlin
5 3 (5.77%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ACCA
1 10 (19.23%) CIMA
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Sage
2 1 (1.92%) SAP