Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 283 314
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 44 50 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.56% 1.23% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 61
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% +22.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,853 £74,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +1.85% -10.00%

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 2,812 4,068 5,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.88% 39.84% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,015 2,968 4,239
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,560 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the North West over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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
Manchester +60 28 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Cheshire +8 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside +3 5 £50,000 -27.27% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Lancashire +20 2 £25,000 -
Back Office
England

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

1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) Decision-Making
5 9 (20.45%) PHP
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) MySQL
6 8 (18.18%) Web Development
6 8 (18.18%) Symfony
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) MVC
6 8 (18.18%) Laravel
7 7 (15.91%) NetBeans
7 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
7 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Subversion
8 6 (13.64%) Android
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.36%) SharePoint

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 5 (11.36%) CMS
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.27%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
1 3 (6.82%) Skype
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.91%) NetBeans
3 6 (13.64%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.55%) Police
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior PHP Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) PMO Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Project Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Laravel
1 8 (18.18%) Symfony
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) EPoS
5 1 (2.27%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.73%) Decision-Making
3 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Web Development
5 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.36%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Kanban
8 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.45%) PHP
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) ES6
5 2 (4.55%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ACCA
2 1 (2.27%) CIMA
2 1 (2.27%) CIPD
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PMO
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Unisys
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Huawei
3 1 (2.27%) Sage