The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 67 82 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.98% 1.10% 4.45%
As % of the General category 2.60% 2.97% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 29
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £33,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Back Office
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
269 303 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.52% 36.91% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 181 268 261
Average salary £40,500 £39,361 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Back Office
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Hinckley - 6 £47,500 -
Leicester +18 1 £57,500 +51.31%
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Back Office
East Midlands

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
3 7 (41.18%) Quality Management
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) NHibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) MySQL
8 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (5.88%) vSphere
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Technical Architect
2 7 (41.18%) IT Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) NHibernate
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
1 7 (41.18%) Quality Management
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) PDM
4 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint