Period
to 19 July 2019

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

Back Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 257 265
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -42
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 33 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.36% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 45
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £35,677 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%

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 2,573 3,595 3,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.54% 38.44% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,845 2,740 3,042
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,725 £25,525
90th Percentile £69,530 £65,000 £60,000
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 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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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
Birmingham +58 22 £38,132 +27.11% 1
Staffordshire +11 5 £42,500 -
Coventry 0 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull -5 3 £50,000 +92.31% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) PHP
4 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) ERP
4 9 (27.27%) Web Development
5 8 (24.24%) Joomla!
5 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (24.24%) Content Management
5 8 (24.24%) Ruby
5 8 (24.24%) CMS
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Laravel
5 8 (24.24%) Line Management
5 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) MySQL
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) NHS
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) EDI
7 6 (18.18%) FTP
7 6 (18.18%) B2B
7 6 (18.18%) B2C

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 8 (24.24%) CMS
1 8 (24.24%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 3 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) FTP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) Laravel
2 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (18.18%) EDI
3 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 8 (24.24%) NHS
3 6 (18.18%) iSeries
4 4 (12.12%) User Experience
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) ERP
2 9 (27.27%) Web Development
3 8 (24.24%) Content Management
3 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (24.24%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) B2B
4 6 (18.18%) B2C
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Data Validation
4 6 (18.18%) Validation
5 5 (15.15%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Product Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Market Research
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PHP
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) RPG
4 6 (18.18%) RPG IV
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) R
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (15.15%) XenApp
1 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) IFS
1 6 (18.18%) JD Edwards
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) Ivanti
3 3 (9.09%) Concur
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) VMware