The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 143 98 112
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 1.84% 1.54%
As % of the General category 0.86% 4.12% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 37
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
816 1166 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.76% 44.79% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 597 877 881
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £76,450
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 Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £41,250 -
Royston - 2 £33,500 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £50,000 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
6 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
6 15 (39.47%) Degree
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (36.84%) Scrum
7 14 (36.84%) VMware
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (36.84%) HTML
7 14 (36.84%) Java
7 14 (36.84%) Web Services
7 14 (36.84%) OO
7 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 13 (34.21%) User Stories
8 13 (34.21%) Python
8 13 (34.21%) XML
8 13 (34.21%) XSD
8 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
8 13 (34.21%) OOD
8 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
8 13 (34.21%) JUnit
8 13 (34.21%) JDBC
8 13 (34.21%) SOAP
8 13 (34.21%) EFT

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
2 7 (18.42%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
1 13 (34.21%) JUnit
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Graduate
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Network Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) XML
3 13 (34.21%) XSD
3 13 (34.21%) JDBC
3 13 (34.21%) SOAP
3 13 (34.21%) JAXB
3 13 (34.21%) WSDL
3 13 (34.21%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) LINQ
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (34.21%) EFT
3 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
4 6 (15.79%) Social Media
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) OO
4 13 (34.21%) User Stories
4 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) OOD
4 13 (34.21%) Business Development
4 13 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
5 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) Market Research
8 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) ISO 8583
2 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.26%) Ariba
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya