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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 142 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 1.40% 2.14%
As % of the General category 0.35% 3.25% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 18
Average salary £22,000 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.15% -37.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
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
864 861 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.15% 43.05% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 745 646 565
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Watford +10 2 £22,000 -56.86%
Letchworth -6 1 - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft