Period
to 28 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North of England
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 233 361 340
Rank change year-on-year +128 -21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 41 87 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.54% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.43% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 82 116
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +8.45% -11.25%
10th Percentile £28,150 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +29.17% +9.09% -

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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,223 6,087 8,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 29.35% 33.54% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 4,529 6,371
Median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the North of England

Back Office
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in the North of England.

Salary trend for Back Office in the North of England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the North of England over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the North of England

Back Office
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North of England region over the 6 months to 28 October 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
North West +70 24 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +122 9 £40,750 +23.48% 1
North East +26 8 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 North of England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) Office 365
5 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.07%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) PHP
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.20%) Information Security
7 5 (12.20%) React
7 5 (12.20%) Azure
8 4 (9.76%) AWS
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
8 4 (9.76%) OneDrive

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Azure
3 4 (9.76%) AWS
3 4 (9.76%) OneDrive
4 3 (7.32%) SaaS
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceMax
6 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Legal
1 4 (9.76%) Police
2 2 (4.88%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) React Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior React Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Developer
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) CSS
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.20%) React
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) RESTful
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) Laravel
5 3 (7.32%) Node.js
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.88%) REST
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 2 (4.88%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.44%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Animation
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Robotics
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) HPUX
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) OO
3 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) API Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Data Science
5 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
5 4 (9.76%) Information Management
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) OOP
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) SOLID
6 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS
2 1 (2.44%) ITGC
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Huawei
3 1 (2.44%) Intel
3 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) Zend