Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.42% 1.89% -
As % of the General category 5.17% 4.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Preston median annual salary £30,000 £17,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% - -
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £20,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -57.89% +23.38%

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 Preston with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 124 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 27.49% 46.97% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 93 65
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18,000 £21,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £45,000 £53,750
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -17.50% +6.67%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Preston

Back Office
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office in Preston.

Salary trend for Back Office in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Preston region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Workload Management
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Planning Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) WFM
1 1 (33.33%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft