The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 97 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 0.25% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.51% 0.81% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 14
Average salary £62,500 £28,250 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.23% -11.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £27,650 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £28,850 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
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 Oxfordshire region.

General Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
517 496 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.67% 31.39% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 407 394 402
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 Oxfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Oxford +7 10 £65,000 +124.13%
Bicester - 1 £42,500 -
Eynsham - 1 £33,000 -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Project Management
3 14 (45.16%) OO
4 13 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) UML
7 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
8 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Ajax
8 7 (22.58%) Investment Management
8 7 (22.58%) Kanban
8 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
8 7 (22.58%) Banking
8 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
8 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
8 7 (22.58%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Web 2.0
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) Node.js
8 7 (22.58%) BDD
8 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
8 7 (22.58%) People Management
8 7 (22.58%) OOD
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) PHP
8 7 (22.58%) SQL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (22.58%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Couchbase
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 2 (6.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Project Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Business Project Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Business Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Business Manager
5 6 (19.35%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
6 4 (12.90%) C# Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) Ajax
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Web 2.0
3 4 (12.90%) DTV
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) OO
2 14 (45.16%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) UML
6 7 (22.58%) OOD
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
6 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
6 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Investment Management
6 7 (22.58%) Kanban
6 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) People Management
7 6 (19.35%) ERP
7 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) PHP
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) VMware