The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 245 200 189
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.93% 0.93%
As % of the General category 0.76% 2.63% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 38
Average salary £38,500 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.20% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2489 2543 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 35.24% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 1938 1789
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the East of England

Back Office
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Bedfordshire 0 7 £38,500 -42.96% 2
Essex -10 7 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Hertfordshire -27 3 £22,000 -30.15%
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £110,000 +175.00% 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 18 (31.03%) C#
3 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET
5 15 (25.86%) jQuery
6 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
6 13 (22.41%) MVC
7 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 12 (20.69%) Ajax
7 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 12 (20.69%) LINQ
7 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
8 11 (18.97%) Bitbucket
8 11 (18.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (18.97%) JIRA
8 11 (18.97%) WPF
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (17.24%) Windows
10 9 (15.52%) Retail
10 9 (15.52%) Degree
11 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.07%) Computer Science

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) SMTP
3 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) SNMP
4 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Bitbucket
1 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
1 11 (18.97%) JIRA
1 11 (18.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Front Office
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) C# Developer
3 15 (25.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (24.14%) Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Head of IT
7 5 (8.62%) Server Support
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.90%) ASP Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Graduate
8 4 (6.90%) Graduate Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support
8 4 (6.90%) Report Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.86%) jQuery
4 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 12 (20.69%) Ajax
4 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (20.69%) LINQ
5 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
5 11 (18.97%) WPF
6 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) HTML
7 3 (5.17%) RESTful
7 3 (5.17%) WinForms
8 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE
8 1 (1.72%) Java EE
8 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.72%) REST
8 1 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) AS400
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) EPoS
5 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) MVC
3 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.90%) Web Development
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) ERP
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Test Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Time Management
9 1 (1.72%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.62%) VB
4 4 (6.90%) PHP
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.90%) VB6
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.72%) arcserve
6 1 (1.72%) Brocade
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
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