The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 270 223 206
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1066 1244 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.30% 1.43%
As % of the General category 2.48% 2.97% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 884 924 1256
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,976
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Back Office
UK

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

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42997 41843 44760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.52% 43.75% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34902 32854 37304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in England

Back Office
Salary Trend in England

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

Back Office Salary Trend in England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in England

Back Office
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London -13 629 £55,000 - 105
South East -64 141 £40,000 -17.52% 6
North West -2 63 £37,500 +15.38% 13
East of England -8 62 £40,000 -15.78% 9
South West -7 51 £36,000 -24.21% 12
East Midlands +21 47 £47,500 +25.00% 6
West Midlands -24 30 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Yorkshire -58 26 £35,000 -17.64% 5
North East +3 16 £56,750 +51.33% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 882 (39.69%) Finance
2 574 (25.83%) SQL
3 489 (22.01%) Microsoft
4 481 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
5 416 (18.72%) SQL Server
6 414 (18.63%) C#
7 406 (18.27%) .NET
8 398 (17.91%) Banking
9 385 (17.33%) Windows
10 343 (15.44%) HTML
11 335 (15.08%) Front Office
12 303 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 300 (13.50%) Retail
14 278 (12.51%) Java
15 266 (11.97%) MS Excel
16 263 (11.84%) E-Commerce
17 257 (11.57%) Oracle
18 254 (11.43%) Project Management
19 253 (11.39%) Degree
20 252 (11.34%) ITIL
21 248 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
22 246 (11.07%) CSS
23 234 (10.53%) MVC
24 233 (10.49%) OO
25 230 (10.35%) ASP.NET
26 223 (10.04%) Derivative
27 220 (9.90%) Investment Banking
28 203 (9.14%) TDD
29 196 (8.82%) UNIX
30 189 (8.51%) jQuery

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 175 (7.88%) IIS
2 143 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 103 (4.64%) MS Exchange
4 60 (2.70%) Confluence
5 53 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (2.03%) Lync
7 43 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 41 (1.85%) CMS
9 36 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.17%) Apache
13 21 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (0.77%) JBoss
17 16 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (0.68%) Drupal
19 14 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 266 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 150 (6.75%) MS Office
3 41 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.08%) MS Project
5 11 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (1.26%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 21 (0.95%) SAP CRM
2 21 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 16 (0.72%) Summit
4 16 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.63%) SAP SM
5 14 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
6 13 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.59%) TIBCO iProcess
7 12 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
9 9 (0.41%) Kondor+
10 8 (0.36%) Eikon
11 7 (0.32%) Markit EDM
11 7 (0.32%) Maximo
12 6 (0.27%) Front Arena
13 5 (0.23%) AWD
13 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
14 4 (0.18%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.77%) SaaS
4 13 (0.59%) Office 365
5 8 (0.36%) Taleo
6 2 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.045%) Trello
7 1 (0.045%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 108 (4.86%) Internet
2 90 (4.05%) Firewall
3 66 (2.97%) WAN
4 65 (2.93%) DNS
5 54 (2.43%) DHCP
6 53 (2.39%) LAN
7 45 (2.03%) VPN
8 42 (1.89%) SAN
8 42 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 31 (1.40%) SSL
10 28 (1.26%) Broadband
10 28 (1.26%) VoIP
11 27 (1.22%) MPLS
12 26 (1.17%) FTP
13 24 (1.08%) 3G
13 24 (1.08%) 4G
14 20 (0.90%) VLAN
15 19 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (0.77%) Wireless
16 17 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.41%) MySQL
3 90 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 67 (3.02%) Oracle Database
5 64 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (2.66%) RavenDB
7 45 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 44 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 44 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 32 (1.44%) Big Data
11 26 (1.17%) DB2
12 25 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.90%) MS Access
16 17 (0.77%) SAP BW
17 16 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 113 (5.09%) NUnit
2 110 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 83 (3.74%) Cucumber
4 80 (3.60%) JIRA
5 76 (3.42%) TeamCity
6 69 (3.11%) Visual Studio
7 62 (2.79%) Moq
8 59 (2.66%) NCrunch
8 59 (2.66%) Rhino Mocks
8 59 (2.66%) ReSharper
8 59 (2.66%) WATIR
9 46 (2.07%) SpecFlow
10 43 (1.94%) Subversion
11 41 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.53%) JUnit
13 33 (1.49%) FitNesse
14 31 (1.40%) Selenium
15 28 (1.26%) Maven
16 27 (1.22%) Eclipse
17 21 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 882 (39.69%) Finance
2 398 (17.91%) Banking
3 335 (15.08%) Front Office
4 300 (13.50%) Retail
5 220 (9.90%) Investment Banking
6 78 (3.51%) Marketing
7 60 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.21%) Legal
9 43 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.53%) Advertising
11 33 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 33 (1.49%) Billing
12 29 (1.31%) Law
13 25 (1.13%) Games
14 22 (0.99%) French Language
15 14 (0.63%) Music Industry
15 14 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
15 14 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
16 13 (0.59%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 679 (30.56%) Developer
2 498 (22.41%) Analyst
3 239 (10.76%) Business Analyst
4 175 (7.88%) Support Analyst
5 155 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 131 (5.90%) Architect
7 127 (5.72%) Applications Support
8 126 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 112 (5.04%) Consultant
10 105 (4.73%) Senior Developer
11 104 (4.68%) Project Manager
12 94 (4.23%) Administrator
13 90 (4.05%) Java Developer
14 87 (3.92%) Software Developer
15 79 (3.56%) Support Engineer
16 75 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
17 73 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
18 69 (3.11%) Junior
18 69 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
19 53 (2.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (18.27%) .NET
2 343 (15.44%) HTML
3 246 (11.07%) CSS
4 230 (10.35%) ASP.NET
5 189 (8.51%) jQuery
6 175 (7.88%) XML
7 153 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 149 (6.71%) .NET Framework
9 129 (5.81%) Web Services
10 96 (4.32%) J2EE
11 95 (4.28%) MSMQ
12 81 (3.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 77 (3.47%) NHibernate
13 77 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 76 (3.42%) Spring
14 76 (3.42%) Ajax
15 72 (3.24%) HTML5
16 60 (2.70%) Dapper ORM
17 59 (2.66%) Spring.NET
17 59 (2.66%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 248 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (10.04%) Derivative
3 188 (8.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 119 (5.36%) Hedge funds
5 113 (5.09%) Fixed Income
6 103 (4.64%) Equities
7 82 (3.69%) Mobile App
8 81 (3.65%) Open Source
8 81 (3.65%) Computer Science
9 71 (3.20%) Management Information System
10 53 (2.39%) Credit Risk
11 52 (2.34%) SWIFT
11 52 (2.34%) Clustering
12 46 (2.07%) Blackberry
13 44 (1.98%) Mathematics
14 41 (1.85%) Blog
15 39 (1.76%) Smartphone
16 38 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
17 36 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 385 (17.33%) Windows
2 196 (8.82%) UNIX
3 178 (8.01%) Linux
4 90 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (3.83%) Windows 7
6 65 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (2.30%) Android
8 47 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 44 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 38 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (1.31%) CentOS
12 27 (1.22%) Windows 2000
13 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.68%) Solaris
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.14%) Debian
18 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (11.84%) E-Commerce
3 254 (11.43%) Project Management
4 252 (11.34%) ITIL
5 234 (10.53%) MVC
6 233 (10.49%) OO
7 203 (9.14%) TDD
8 180 (8.10%) Scrum
9 168 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
10 167 (7.52%) BDD
11 166 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 158 (7.11%) Business Analysis
13 138 (6.21%) CRM
14 134 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
14 134 (6.03%) Asset Management
15 128 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 123 (5.54%) Change Management
17 115 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 112 (5.04%) Software Engineering
19 111 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 574 (25.83%) SQL
2 414 (18.63%) C#
3 303 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 278 (12.51%) Java
5 98 (4.41%) VB.NET
6 79 (3.56%) PHP
7 77 (3.47%) VBA
8 76 (3.42%) Perl
9 70 (3.15%) Ruby
10 64 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 62 (2.79%) C++
12 61 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 55 (2.48%) PL/SQL
14 51 (2.30%) Python
15 40 (1.80%) C
16 38 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 37 (1.67%) VB
18 35 (1.58%) Delphi
19 26 (1.17%) Bash Shell
20 18 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 253 (11.39%) Degree
2 71 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 50 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 22 (0.99%) ISEB
8 21 (0.95%) MCSE
9 20 (0.90%) PMP
10 19 (0.86%) ACCA
11 18 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (0.81%) MCP
11 18 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.77%) CIMA
13 15 (0.68%) CCNP
13 15 (0.68%) MCSA
14 13 (0.59%) RHCE
14 13 (0.59%) OCP
14 13 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.35%) QA
2 83 (3.74%) SLA
3 25 (1.13%) EMIR
4 23 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (0.77%) COBIT
5 17 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.59%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.50%) ISO 8583
10 10 (0.45%) CRD IV
11 7 (0.32%) MiFID
12 5 (0.23%) FATCA
13 4 (0.18%) Basel III
14 2 (0.090%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.045%) UCITS
15 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 176 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 98 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.57%) vSphere
4 31 (1.40%) XenApp
4 31 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (1.31%) VMware ESX
6 18 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.72%) Firmware
8 14 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 13 (0.59%) XenServer
10 9 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.36%) NDS
12 7 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
16 3 (0.14%) MDaemon
17 2 (0.090%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (1.67%) SCOM
2 30 (1.35%) SCCM
3 22 (0.99%) HP SIM
4 20 (0.90%) Nagios
4 20 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 18 (0.81%) WSUS
6 16 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.68%) Cacti
8 12 (0.54%) Control-M
8 12 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.50%) OpenView
10 9 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
12 7 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.27%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 489 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 257 (11.57%) Oracle
3 160 (7.20%) VMware
4 110 (4.95%) Citrix
5 86 (3.87%) SAP
6 73 (3.29%) Bloomberg
7 70 (3.15%) Cisco
8 59 (2.66%) RedPrairie
8 59 (2.66%) IBM
8 59 (2.66%) Endeca
9 44 (1.98%) Google
10 43 (1.94%) Dell
11 41 (1.85%) HP
12 31 (1.40%) Reuters
12 31 (1.40%) thinkFolio
13 28 (1.26%) Sybase
14 27 (1.22%) EMC
14 27 (1.22%) Calypso
15 26 (1.17%) Symantec
15 26 (1.17%) F5
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