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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 77 51 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.76% 4.20% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.89% 10.00% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 11
Average salary £19,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.42% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
265 380 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 40.27% 41.99% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 157 255 226
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 Dorset

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Back Office
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Dorset

Back Office
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bournemouth -25 3 - -
Poole +20 2 £19,750 -58.42%
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) MagicDraw
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Hudson
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) J2SE
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) iBATIS
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
2 3 (42.86%) FitNesse

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (42.86%) Mule
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) MagicDraw
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
1 3 (42.86%) Hudson
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
1 3 (42.86%) J2SE
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) iBATIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC