The 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 96 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.098% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.08% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -9.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
372 381 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.88% 37.43% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 315 279 315
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Support
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint