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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 246 236 225
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 18 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.56% 0.80%
As % of the General category 0.67% 1.63% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 65
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2696 2645 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.61% 34.27% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2115 2093 2396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire +12 9 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Essex -10 4 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £32,500 +10.95% 2
Bedfordshire -6 2 - - 1
Back Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) jQuery
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Marketing
5 6 (15.79%) Retail
5 6 (15.79%) Finance
5 6 (15.79%) LINQ
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Publishing
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Degree
7 4 (10.53%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (2.63%) nginx
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (2.63%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) BGP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.63%) IPv4
3 1 (2.63%) OSPF
3 1 (2.63%) PBX
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
1 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Publishing
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Head of IT
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Customer Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) jQuery
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) LINQ
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) Ajax
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.53%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) CRM
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) BPMN
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Business Development
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C#
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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