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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 162 191
Rank change year-on-year -41 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 26 81 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.30% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.34% 3.45% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1938 2345 2058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.46% 37.68% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1730 1623
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 13 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Coventry -24 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Warwickshire -29 4 £39,500 -7.05% 2
Worcestershire -3 2 £37,500 -42.30%
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 - 2
Staffordshire +17 1 - - 2
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 21 (40.38%) NoSQL
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (34.62%) MySQL
3 16 (30.77%) Node.js
3 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 16 (30.77%) React
4 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
4 15 (28.85%) Games
5 14 (26.92%) HTML
5 14 (26.92%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.92%) jQuery
6 13 (25.00%) Online Games
6 13 (25.00%) Web Development
6 13 (25.00%) HTML5
6 13 (25.00%) CSS3
6 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (25.00%) API Integration
6 13 (25.00%) OO PHP
6 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (25.00%) PHP
6 13 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) LAMP
7 11 (21.15%) Mobile Games
7 11 (21.15%) Finance
7 11 (21.15%) Linux
8 10 (19.23%) HP
8 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) Security Testing

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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
1 8 (15.38%) iSCSI
1 8 (15.38%) NAS
1 8 (15.38%) Network Security
1 8 (15.38%) SAN
1 8 (15.38%) VLAN
1 8 (15.38%) VPN
1 8 (15.38%) WLAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) NoSQL
2 18 (34.62%) MySQL
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
4 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (28.85%) Games
2 11 (21.15%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Local Government
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 13 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 13 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) DBA
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Node.js
1 16 (30.77%) React
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) jQuery
3 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (25.00%) CSS
3 13 (25.00%) CSS3
3 13 (25.00%) HTML5
3 13 (25.00%) LAMP
4 8 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (15.38%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) Django
5 3 (5.77%) Flask
6 2 (3.85%) .NET
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Laravel
6 2 (3.85%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) DOM
7 1 (1.92%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Online Games
2 11 (21.15%) Mobile Games
3 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
4 8 (15.38%) User Experience
5 6 (11.54%) BBC
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.92%) BYOD
9 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
9 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 14 (26.92%) OO
3 13 (25.00%) API Integration
3 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 13 (25.00%) Web Development
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) Security Testing
5 9 (17.31%) Change Control
5 9 (17.31%) CRM
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) SOA
5 9 (17.31%) User Stories
6 8 (15.38%) Benchmarking
6 8 (15.38%) High Availability
6 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 8 (15.38%) Microservices
6 8 (15.38%) Network Management
6 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) PHP
4 8 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.38%) CCNA
2 8 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.92%) CEH
3 1 (1.92%) CISM
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CRISC
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Firmware
1 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) HP
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco
3 8 (15.38%) Juniper
3 8 (15.38%) Palo Alto
3 8 (15.38%) ProCurve
3 8 (15.38%) Riverbed
3 8 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) Genesys
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Pega
6 1 (1.92%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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