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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 76 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 2 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.30% 2.06% 2.67%
As % of the General category 0.88% 4.96% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 15
Average salary £20,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
227 262 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.34% 41.52% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 151 191 185
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 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
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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 -19 2 £20,000 -
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) XML
1 10 (76.92%) OOP
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Data Modelling
1 10 (76.92%) RDBMS
1 10 (76.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (76.92%) XML Messaging
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Derivative
1 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) RDBMS
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
1 10 (76.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (76.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OOP
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Data Modelling
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Veeam
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) EMC