Period
to 27 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 282 300
Rank change year-on-year +84 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 44 49 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.77% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the General category 2.17% 1.43% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 43
Median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £63,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.30% +15.45% -3.93%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,028 3,428 4,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.35% 32.95% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 2,650 3,399
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,338 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
East Midlands +72 26 £32,500 -27.78% 3
West Midlands +40 18 £75,000 +100.00% 9
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
3 30 (68.18%) .NET
4 29 (65.91%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) .NET Framework
6 20 (45.45%) Microservices
7 18 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (38.64%) Azure
8 17 (38.64%) .NET Core
9 16 (36.36%) Redis
10 15 (34.09%) Docker
11 14 (31.82%) Kubernetes
11 14 (31.82%) MIIS
11 14 (31.82%) OpenID
11 14 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (29.55%) CSS
13 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 11 (25.00%) DevOps
14 10 (22.73%) C#
14 10 (22.73%) MVC
14 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
14 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
15 9 (20.45%) jQuery
15 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
15 9 (20.45%) Web Services
15 9 (20.45%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (18.18%) React
16 8 (18.18%) HTML
16 8 (18.18%) IBM

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (9.09%) Bond Adapt
2 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.09%) Magento
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.27%) GCP
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) VLAN
1 5 (11.36%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) Redis
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.27%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Power BI
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
2 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.55%) Storybook
4 1 (2.27%) Postman
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Digital Economy
2 4 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
2 16 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Architect
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 13 (29.55%) Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) .NET Framework
3 17 (38.64%) .NET Core
4 14 (31.82%) OpenID
4 14 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
6 9 (20.45%) Web Services
7 8 (18.18%) HTML
7 8 (18.18%) React
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.82%) Node.js
11 2 (4.55%) Jest
11 2 (4.55%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) AS400
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Microservices
2 18 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) MVC
4 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.64%) CQRS
5 6 (13.64%) Data Development
5 6 (13.64%) SOA
5 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Storage Management
7 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (22.73%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) VB
5 4 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Kubernetes
1 14 (31.82%) MIIS
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) Dell
3 5 (11.36%) Draytek
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
3 5 (11.36%) SonicWALL
4 4 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) SAP