The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 90 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.35% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.12% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £59,359 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.03% +24.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £59,359 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £59,359 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Back Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
356 300 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.72% 24.75% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 294 267 263
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
1 6 (50.00%) FMCG
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP