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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 90 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.85% 2.92% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +57.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £55,000 £37,975
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +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
355 377 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.79% 29.80% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 316 312 492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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
Maidstone +27 1 £35,000 -33.33%
West Malling +7 1 £32,000 -39.04%
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint