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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.45%
As % of the General category - - 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
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
224 217 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 28.57% 41.97% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 175 172 169
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,000 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (86.96%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (73.91%) Scrum
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Derivative
3 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
3 16 (69.57%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) XML
3 16 (69.57%) OOP
3 16 (69.57%) OO
3 16 (69.57%) Data Modelling
3 16 (69.57%) RDBMS
3 16 (69.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (69.57%) Relational Database
3 16 (69.57%) XML Messaging
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 8 (34.78%) Coaching
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) French Language
6 4 (17.39%) Electronics
6 4 (17.39%) Firmware
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) RDBMS
1 16 (69.57%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Lead Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) XML
1 16 (69.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (69.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (73.91%) Scrum
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) OOP
3 16 (69.57%) OO
3 16 (69.57%) Data Modelling
3 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 8 (34.78%) Coaching
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware