The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 15 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.23% 2.13% 4.00%
As % of the General category 16.67% 14.29% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £16,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -63.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
Back Office
West Sussex

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

General Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 43.37% 14.89% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 37
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
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 Gatwick

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Back Office
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Gatwick

Back Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Project Management
2 13 (76.47%) Change Management
2 13 (76.47%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (58.82%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) MCT
6 1 (5.88%) Contact Management
6 1 (5.88%) Replication
6 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (5.88%) Billing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Business Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Project Management
2 13 (76.47%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCT
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft