The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 77 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.35% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,375
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
230 286 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.94% 29.76% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 175 240 231
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Back Office
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Oxford

Back Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (60.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft