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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 78 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.36% 0.73% 1.10%
As % of the General category 3.05% 1.80% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 9
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,100 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
557 445 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.52% 40.64% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 380 353 352
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 - 8 £45,000 -
Braintree -3 3 £21,500 -42.66%
Chelmsford -14 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (71.43%) .NET
1 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 22 (62.86%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) MVC
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) KnockoutJS
2 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
3 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (37.14%) IIS
8 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (28.57%) TeamCity
9 10 (28.57%) SOA
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
11 7 (20.00%) BDD
11 7 (20.00%) Banking
11 7 (20.00%) WinForms
12 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (17.14%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (37.14%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Head of Operations
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
1 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 22 (62.86%) KnockoutJS
2 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
3 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (20.00%) WinForms
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (62.86%) MVC
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) SOA
6 7 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 7 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Business Development
9 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) Process Management
9 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow