Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 306 279
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 85 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.31% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 77 56 74
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,700 £27,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +2.89%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5659 4489 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.71% 36.51% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4138 3626 3915
North West median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,100 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the North West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the North West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the North West

Back Office
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +15 47 £52,500 +34.62% 5
Cheshire -31 19 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Merseyside +29 11 £38,500 -40.77%
Lancashire 0 10 £21,000 -55.79%
Cumbria - 1 £28,000 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 45 (52.94%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) C#
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 30 (35.29%) Web Services
4 27 (31.76%) Finance
5 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (24.71%) MySQL
6 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
7 19 (22.35%) CSS
8 17 (20.00%) Oracle
9 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
10 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.29%) OOP
11 13 (15.29%) MVC
11 13 (15.29%) WinForms
11 13 (15.29%) Retail
12 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
12 12 (14.12%) N-Tier
13 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
13 11 (12.94%) Analytics
14 10 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (11.76%) WCF
14 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (11.76%) jQuery
14 10 (11.76%) SOAP
14 10 (11.76%) SOA
14 10 (11.76%) Process Management
15 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
15 9 (10.59%) VMware

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (9.41%) OpenROAD
2 7 (8.24%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) nginx
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.53%) Workfront
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (7.06%) NAS
2 6 (7.06%) SAN
3 5 (5.88%) Intranet
4 3 (3.53%) Internet
4 3 (3.53%) Skype
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) MySQL
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.41%) DTS
5 8 (9.41%) Essbase
5 8 (9.41%) Ingres
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Subversion
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) JMeter
4 2 (2.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.18%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Billing
6 2 (2.35%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Local Government
7 1 (1.18%) Military
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.94%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
9 6 (7.06%) PHP Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Storage Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Support Manager
9 6 (7.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) .NET
2 30 (35.29%) Web Services
3 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (22.35%) CSS
5 13 (15.29%) WinForms
6 10 (11.76%) jQuery
6 10 (11.76%) SOAP
6 10 (11.76%) WCF
7 9 (10.59%) REST
7 9 (10.59%) XML
8 8 (9.41%) JSON
9 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.24%) HTML
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.88%) LINQ
11 4 (4.71%) Ajax
12 3 (3.53%) Flash
12 3 (3.53%) HTML5
13 2 (2.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.12%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.53%) BBC
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Contactless
6 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) EMV
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
1 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
1 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.29%) MVC
2 13 (15.29%) OOP
3 11 (12.94%) Analytics
4 10 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (11.76%) Process Management
4 10 (11.76%) SOA
5 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.41%) ETL
6 8 (9.41%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Service Management
7 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.24%) ERP
7 7 (8.24%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 7 (8.24%) Scrum
7 7 (8.24%) Time Management
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) PHP
5 5 (5.88%) Java
5 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.35%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) Elixir
7 1 (1.18%) Erlang
7 1 (1.18%) F#
7 1 (1.18%) Go
7 1 (1.18%) Haskell
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) Scala
7 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) CAPM
2 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.18%) EMIR
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
4 8 (9.41%) Actian
4 8 (9.41%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Avaya
5 4 (4.71%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) hybris
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.53%) Reuters
6 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.53%) Workday
6 3 (3.53%) Zend
7 2 (2.35%) Capita
8 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.18%) Sun
8 1 (1.18%) Xerox