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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 112 97 150
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +53
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 31 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.50% 1.87% 0.30%
As % of the General category 3.62% 4.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 8
Average salary £30,750 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,300 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,450 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
856 920 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.31% 44.00% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 652 637 1061
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Welwyn Garden City -4 13 - -
Hemel Hempstead -28 9 £24,000 -56.36%
Royston - 5 £31,500 -
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
Watford - 1 £51,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (46.30%) SQL
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 19 (35.19%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
4 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 16 (29.63%) Finance
7 15 (27.78%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.78%) Retail
8 14 (25.93%) Web Services
8 14 (25.93%) SOA
8 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
9 13 (24.07%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (24.07%) JAX-WS
9 13 (24.07%) User Stories
9 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
9 13 (24.07%) OOD
9 13 (24.07%) JAXB
9 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
9 13 (24.07%) WSDL
9 13 (24.07%) EFT
9 13 (24.07%) XML
9 13 (24.07%) XSD
9 13 (24.07%) OO

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) JDE World
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.26%) SSL
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.56%) EDRMS
8 2 (3.70%) Essbase
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) JUnit
1 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Graduate
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Network Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
3 13 (24.07%) XML
3 13 (24.07%) XSD
3 13 (24.07%) JDBC
3 13 (24.07%) SOAP
3 13 (24.07%) WSDL
3 13 (24.07%) JAXB
3 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) JAX-WS
4 4 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.85%) LINQ
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) EFT
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 6 (11.11%) Social Media
4 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) UNIX
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Scrum
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) SOA
4 13 (24.07%) OO
4 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
4 13 (24.07%) OOD
4 13 (24.07%) Business Development
4 13 (24.07%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (24.07%) User Stories
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.26%) Workflow
7 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 19 (35.19%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
3 13 (24.07%) Python
4 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) Degree
3 7 (12.96%) OCP
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) ISO 8583
2 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.56%) Open Text
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Ariba
6 2 (3.70%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper