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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 103 100 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 0.32% 1.03%
As % of the General category 1.00% 0.91% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £90,000 £33,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £32,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £36,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
400 440 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.36% 35.71% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 344 388 202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Thunderhead
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Thunderhead