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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 96 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.01% 2.93% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Average salary £95,000 £47,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
297 341 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.52% 29.63% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 265 288 305
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Kent

Back Office
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) QA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Application Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead