The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 76 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 21 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.70% 0.87% 1.13%
As % of the General category 3.80% 2.19% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,650 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £32,550 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
552 502 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.81% 39.53% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 393 414 352
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Back Office
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Essex

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Essex

Back Office
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Harlow - 7 £55,000 -
Chelmsford -4 3 - -
Braintree +1 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (55.26%) MVC
1 21 (55.26%) C#
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
1 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
6 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (36.84%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 12 (31.58%) IIS
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (26.32%) TeamCity
10 10 (26.32%) SOA
11 9 (23.68%) Windows
11 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
11 9 (23.68%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (21.05%) MS Office
13 7 (18.42%) HTML
14 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
15 5 (13.16%) OO

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (31.58%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Senior Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
1 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
2 19 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
4 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 4 (10.53%) WinForms
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) MVC
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
7 5 (13.16%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Business Development
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Process Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
10 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) MCP
1 1 (2.63%) MCSE
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) ARCserve
1 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow