Period
to 22 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 296 249
Rank change year-on-year +28 -47 +18
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 42 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the General category 0.63% 1.09% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 45
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - -23.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £65,500 £51,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +2.27%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,002 3,846 4,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.37% 37.80% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,244 3,001 3,415
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £65,000
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 West Midlands

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the West Midlands

Back Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the West Midlands

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the West Midlands

Back Office
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. 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
Coventry +14 8 £34,500 -50.71% 2
Birmingham -2 6 £28,750 -17.86% 5
Warwickshire +47 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Staffordshire +30 1 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Process Management
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) WFM
5 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (21.05%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) VLAN
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Business Process Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Process Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Management Accountant
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Symfony
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
2 6 (31.58%) Process Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
4 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma
4 4 (21.05%) WFM
4 4 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (5.26%) AAT
2 1 (5.26%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Tableau
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya