Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 250 275
Rank change year-on-year -37 +25 -53
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 42 87 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.10% 2.00% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 58
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.81% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £20,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £65,500 £51,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +2.89%

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 3823 4358 4058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.86% 38.53% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3360 3199
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham +13 16 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Halesowen -26 16 £32,500 +54.76% 3
Coventry +2 4 £70,000 - 2
Staffordshire +5 3 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £46,000 - 1
Warwickshire -49 1 £60,000 +41.18%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (50.00%) MySQL
1 21 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (47.62%) Games
2 20 (47.62%) NoSQL
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 18 (42.86%) PHP
4 18 (42.86%) OO
4 18 (42.86%) Web Development
5 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (40.48%) BBC
6 16 (38.10%) LAMP
6 16 (38.10%) jQuery
6 16 (38.10%) Online Games
6 16 (38.10%) OO PHP
6 16 (38.10%) API Integration
7 15 (35.71%) HTML
8 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 14 (33.33%) HTML5
8 14 (33.33%) CSS3
9 13 (30.95%) Node.js
9 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
9 13 (30.95%) React
10 11 (26.19%) Laravel
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) Linux
14 6 (14.29%) Retail

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 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
1 5 (11.90%) SMS
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) MySQL
2 20 (47.62%) NoSQL
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Xdebug
3 1 (2.38%) AppScan
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 20 (47.62%) Games
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 15 (35.71%) PHP Web Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) IT Director
9 2 (4.76%) Navision Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Navision Support
9 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Software Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) jQuery
1 16 (38.10%) LAMP
2 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) CSS3
3 14 (33.33%) HTML5
4 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
4 13 (30.95%) Node.js
4 13 (30.95%) React
5 11 (26.19%) Laravel
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) BBC
2 16 (38.10%) Online Games
3 5 (11.90%) User Experience
4 4 (9.52%) EPoS
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Games
5 3 (7.14%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) CentOS
2 5 (11.90%) Debian
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (42.86%) OO
2 18 (42.86%) Web Development
3 16 (38.10%) API Integration
3 16 (38.10%) OO PHP
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Email Filtering
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Web Filtering
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PHP
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CEH
1 1 (2.38%) CISA
1 1 (2.38%) CISM
1 1 (2.38%) CISSP
1 1 (2.38%) CRISC
1 1 (2.38%) GIAC
1 1 (2.38%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) AppSense
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Qualys
4 1 (2.38%) Veracode