Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 281 254
Rank change year-on-year +6 -27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 88 73 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.62% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.65% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 78 71 108
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £22,000 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £63,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 5306 4429 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.97% 37.35% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3844 3626 3868
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,075 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +13 51 £45,000 +16.13% 5
Cheshire -32 21 £50,000 +38.89%
Lancashire -8 9 £22,250 -53.16%
Merseyside +7 8 £38,500 -40.77%
Cumbria - 1 £28,000 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 37 (42.05%) .NET
2 32 (36.36%) Finance
3 31 (35.23%) Web Services
3 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.55%) C#
4 26 (29.55%) SQL
5 24 (27.27%) Retail
6 23 (26.14%) CSS
7 21 (23.86%) MySQL
8 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 15 (17.05%) VMware
10 15 (17.05%) Oracle
10 15 (17.05%) OOP
11 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
12 13 (14.77%) Analytics
12 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.64%) SOAP
13 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
13 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (12.50%) Subversion
14 11 (12.50%) REST
14 11 (12.50%) XML
14 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (12.50%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) WinForms

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 10 (11.36%) OpenROAD
2 7 (7.95%) nginx
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.41%) CMS
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.27%) Workfront
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Intranet
1 7 (7.95%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.82%) NAS
2 6 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) MySQL
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.36%) DTS
4 10 (11.36%) Essbase
4 10 (11.36%) Ingres
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.68%) IntelliJ
3 5 (5.68%) PhpStorm
3 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 24 (27.27%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.55%) Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Private Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Billing
7 2 (2.27%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Marketing
8 1 (1.14%) Military
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Analyst
3 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (10.23%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) IT Support
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.05%) .NET
2 31 (35.23%) Web Services
3 23 (26.14%) CSS
4 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.64%) SOAP
6 11 (12.50%) REST
6 11 (12.50%) WinForms
6 11 (12.50%) XML
7 10 (11.36%) JSON
8 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.23%) HTML
9 8 (9.09%) WCF
10 7 (7.95%) jQuery
11 6 (6.82%) HTML5
12 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.68%) CSS3
12 5 (5.68%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (5.68%) Sass
12 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.68%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.82%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.55%) User Experience
6 3 (3.41%) BBC
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Contactless
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) EMV
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
1 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) OOP
3 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.77%) Analytics
5 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.50%) MVC
7 10 (11.36%) ETL
7 10 (11.36%) ITIL
7 10 (11.36%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (9.09%) Process Management
8 8 (9.09%) SOA
9 7 (7.95%) Project Management
9 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Scrum
9 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) C#
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) PHP
4 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.27%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) R
6 1 (1.14%) SQR
6 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) CAPM
3 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.14%) EMIR
4 1 (1.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) Actian
4 8 (9.09%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) Zend
6 5 (5.68%) Intel
7 4 (4.55%) Cognizant
7 4 (4.55%) hybris
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
8 3 (3.41%) Avaya
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.27%) Reuters
9 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.27%) Workday
10 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.14%) Sun
10 1 (1.14%) Xerox