The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 70 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.51% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the General category 4.56% 1.65% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £41,750 £33,924 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.06% -18.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
263 182 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 33.17% 29.07% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 216 155 166
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £23,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Back Office
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the North East

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the North East

Back Office
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -9 10 £36,250 +6.85%
Durham - 2 £46,000 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (28.57%) Balanced Scorecard
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Taleo
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (21.43%) Statistics
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Genesys
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) OOP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Taleo
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Statistics
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Balanced Scorecard
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Genesys
4 2 (14.29%) Zend
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