The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 100 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.20% 0.40% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 7
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +39.70%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
682 506 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.64% 32.13% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 502 420 414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) QlikView
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (20.00%) Corosync
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) nginx
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (20.00%) Project Planning

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) nginx
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) QlikView
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Debian
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Logistics
4 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Corosync
1 4 (20.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle