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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 89 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.05% 0.86% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £47,500 £95,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +171.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
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
438 350 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.63% 33.11% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 382 309 289
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,973 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 8 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
Chatham - 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £47,500 -
West Malling - 2 £48,000 -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (47.37%) Android
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
3 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Phone
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (47.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Legal
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (36.84%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Wrap Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Android
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Project Governance
4 4 (21.05%) QMS
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (21.05%) P3O
3 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft