Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 248 277
Rank change year-on-year -37 +29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 76 89 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.94% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 87 113
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £22,875 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5100 4585 5145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.64% 39.64% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3821 3704 3896
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £64,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -21 49 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Cheshire -30 15 £50,000 +38.89% 2
Merseyside -3 6 £38,500 +67.39% 1
Lancashire -18 5 £25,500 -46.32%
Cumbria +8 1 £28,000 -37.78%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Finance
3 25 (32.89%) .NET
4 23 (30.26%) Retail
5 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (22.37%) CSS
6 17 (22.37%) Web Services
6 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
7 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 16 (21.05%) C#
8 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
10 12 (15.79%) Analytics
10 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.79%) MVC
10 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.47%) VMware
11 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (13.16%) Oracle
12 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (11.84%) OpenROAD
13 9 (11.84%) SOAP
13 9 (11.84%) MySQL
13 9 (11.84%) DTS
13 9 (11.84%) Ingres
13 9 (11.84%) ETL
13 9 (11.84%) XML

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 9 (11.84%) OpenROAD
2 7 (9.21%) nginx
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Intranet
2 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.95%) NAS
3 3 (3.95%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.84%) DTS
3 9 (11.84%) Essbase
3 9 (11.84%) Ingres
3 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.84%) Subversion
2 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.58%) IntelliJ
3 5 (6.58%) PhpStorm
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) NUnit
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Private Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Automotive
6 2 (2.63%) Games
6 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Military
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce Developer
6 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.26%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 4 (5.26%) Software Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) CSS
2 17 (22.37%) Web Services
3 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.84%) JSON
4 9 (11.84%) REST
4 9 (11.84%) SOAP
4 9 (11.84%) XML
5 8 (10.53%) HTML
5 8 (10.53%) WinForms
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.89%) HTML5
6 6 (7.89%) WPF
7 5 (6.58%) CSS3
7 5 (6.58%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (6.58%) Sass
7 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.58%) Zend Framework
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.63%) BBC
5 2 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Fintech
6 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
3 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.79%) Analytics
4 12 (15.79%) MVC
5 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.84%) ETL
6 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 9 (11.84%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (10.53%) OOP
7 8 (10.53%) Web Development
8 7 (9.21%) Process Management
9 6 (7.89%) Business Development
9 6 (7.89%) Cash Management
9 6 (7.89%) Line Management
9 6 (7.89%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) R
8 1 (1.32%) SQR
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) CAPM
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 6 (7.89%) GDPR
3 4 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle
4 9 (11.84%) Actian
5 7 (9.21%) Citrix
5 7 (9.21%) Intel
5 7 (9.21%) Zend
6 6 (7.89%) Cognizant
7 4 (5.26%) hybris
8 1 (1.32%) Avaya
8 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
8 1 (1.32%) Xerox
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