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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 84 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.77% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the General category 2.92% 1.55% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £48,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
308 323 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.24% 32.11% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 264 265 208
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,200
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 29 August 2014. 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
Luton - 9 £48,500 - 1
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 12 (52.17%) IIS
2 12 (52.17%) COM
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
2 12 (52.17%) FTP
2 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) SLA
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Network Load Balancing
2 12 (52.17%) SCOM
2 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (52.17%) Database Security
2 12 (52.17%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) SAP CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) NHS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
1 12 (52.17%) FTP
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) Web Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) COM
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
1 12 (52.17%) Network Load Balancing
1 12 (52.17%) Database Security
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) SAP