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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 119 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 18 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 0.83% 0.43%
As % of the General category 2.53% 2.21% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
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
712 679 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.59% 37.47% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 597 465 579
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,025 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Bristol

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 22 (46.81%) COBOL
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) PL/SQL
4 17 (36.17%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (19.15%) Java
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Selenium
8 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.64%) Nagios
8 5 (10.64%) VMware
8 5 (10.64%) Solaris
8 5 (10.64%) Linux
8 5 (10.64%) Apache
8 5 (10.64%) Python
8 5 (10.64%) CRM
8 5 (10.64%) UNIX
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) Perl
8 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 5 (10.64%) Korn
8 5 (10.64%) Subversion
8 5 (10.64%) GlassFish
8 5 (10.64%) CentOS
8 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) AccuRev
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) COBOL Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Analyst Developer
4 11 (23.40%) COBOL Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) Struts
3 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.26%) Spring
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.26%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Solaris
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) CentOS
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Migration
1 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
2 5 (10.64%) DevOps
2 5 (10.64%) CRM
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Project Management
3 3 (6.38%) Service Management
3 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (6.38%) Document Management
4 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Workflow
4 2 (4.26%) Process Management
4 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile Development
4 2 (4.26%) Android Development
4 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) COBOL
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) Korn
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Clojure
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Nagios
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
1 5 (10.64%) Opsview
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Pega