The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 54 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.24% 0.18% 2.98%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.49% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £33,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.83% -23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
Back Office
Leicestershire

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

General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
166 205 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.49% 37.41% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 130 171 116
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Leicester region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Leicester

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) E-Procurement
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Director
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Procurement
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent