The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 98 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.87% 0.42% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.92% 0.85% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.92% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
377 591 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.71% 49.09% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 312 493 268
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Back Office
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Kent

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Kent

Back Office
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 4 £35,000 -
West Malling - 3 £52,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £52,500 -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) jMock
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) JUnit
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) XSD
5 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) JBoss
5 4 (26.67%) Ant
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
5 4 (26.67%) DSDM
5 4 (26.67%) J2SE

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) jMock
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
2 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) EasyMock
2 4 (26.67%) Hudson
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) DBA
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Swing Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Audit Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XSD
2 4 (26.67%) J2SE
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Swing
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) XMLBeans
2 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
2 4 (26.67%) DSDM
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ACCA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint