The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 121 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 12 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.26% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.62% 0.75% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 16
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
Back Office
South West

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

General Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
740 667 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.82% 34.29% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 635 482 591
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Bristol

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) SAP
4 7 (31.82%) Struts
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (31.82%) Clojure
5 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 6 (27.27%) Electronics
5 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Field Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) Struts
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Management
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) V-Model
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Clojure
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware