Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 297 306
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -45
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 47 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.17% 1.31% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 50
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £20,700 £23,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £59,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - -

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 4,025 5,478 4,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.99% 42.85% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 4,027 3,470
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.84%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -21 25 £32,500 -36.59% 14
Cheshire +34 16 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Merseyside +11 5 £72,500 +81.25%
Lancashire +6 2 £30,000 +71.43% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
4 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (23.40%) .NET
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
7 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.77%) Office 365
8 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Java
8 6 (12.77%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Time Management
9 5 (10.64%) DHCP
9 5 (10.64%) DNS
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
9 5 (10.64%) Microservices
9 5 (10.64%) Fintech
10 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) SDLC

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 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DHCP
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) WLAN
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.13%) Grunt
4 1 (2.13%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) JSHint
4 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.13%) ProC
4 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Tester
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Development Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) WinForms
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 2 (4.26%) Java EE
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.13%) React
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.64%) Fintech
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Life Science
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
3 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Microservices
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
7 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) System Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Release Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat