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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 93 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 1.71% 1.75%
As % of the General category 1.42% 4.52% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 15
Average salary £52,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
633 398 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.51% 37.76% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 511 283 326
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 - 2 £55,000 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (40.00%) Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) CMS
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) B2C
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) COM+
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) B2C
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft