Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 283 296
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -60
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 53 83 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.42% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 62
North West median annual salary £43,250 £39,250 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.19% -3.68% +1.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,325 £22,725
90th Percentile £74,625 £57,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% +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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,723 4,896 4,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.19% 39.92% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,478 3,735 3,693
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -26 19 £37,500 -7.41% 2
Cheshire +44 18 £42,000 +58.49%
Merseyside +15 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Marketing
4 8 (15.09%) Google Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (15.09%) Google
4 8 (15.09%) Content Management
4 8 (15.09%) CMS
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) Maxymiser
4 8 (15.09%) Marketing Strategy
4 8 (15.09%) Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Marketing Automation
4 8 (15.09%) Ensighten
4 8 (15.09%) Personalization
5 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
5 7 (13.21%) Windows
5 7 (13.21%) VMware
6 6 (11.32%) Legal
6 6 (11.32%) Web Services
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
6 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) SLA
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
6 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills

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 (15.09%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.43%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) BGP
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Power BI
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Marketing
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 5 (9.43%) Law
5 3 (5.66%) Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Front Office
6 2 (3.77%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Business Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Development Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Business Systems Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) REST
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
2 5 (9.43%) SOAP
3 4 (7.55%) LAMP
3 4 (7.55%) WAMP
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) LESS
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.89%) Sass
5 1 (1.89%) Velocity
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) WinForms
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Online Games
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Content Management
2 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing Automation
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing Strategy
2 8 (15.09%) Personalization
3 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) SOA
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.77%) PHP 7
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) ES6
6 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Ensighten
1 8 (15.09%) Google
1 8 (15.09%) Maxymiser
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) DocuSign
3 5 (9.43%) iManage
3 5 (9.43%) Intapp
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Polycom
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat