The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 110 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 26 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 2.84% 1.85%
As % of the General category 2.78% 7.05% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 7
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
Back Office
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
934 950 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.88% 40.31% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 633 561 593
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
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 Reading

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Back Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Reading

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (42.50%) Front Office
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) ERP
3 15 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 14 (35.00%) Fault Management
5 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
5 13 (32.50%) Validation
5 13 (32.50%) Statistics
6 12 (30.00%) Network Design
6 12 (30.00%) VoIP
7 11 (27.50%) SMTP
7 11 (27.50%) SNMP
7 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
7 11 (27.50%) DNS
7 11 (27.50%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (25.00%) Data Transformation
8 10 (25.00%) Workflow
8 10 (25.00%) Document Management
9 9 (22.50%) Huawei
9 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
10 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (20.00%) Workflow Management
11 7 (17.50%) People Management
12 6 (15.00%) Business Development
12 6 (15.00%) CRM
12 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 5 (12.50%) IVR
13 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (12.50%) Banking
13 5 (12.50%) DHCP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) VoIP
2 11 (27.50%) SMTP
2 11 (27.50%) SNMP
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 17 (42.50%) Front Office
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (5.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Sales Executive
6 4 (10.00%) Project Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) BSS Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) IP Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior IP Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Development Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Statistics
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) IVR
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ERP
1 15 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 14 (35.00%) Fault Management
3 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
3 13 (32.50%) Validation
4 12 (30.00%) Network Design
5 10 (25.00%) Workflow
5 10 (25.00%) Document Management
5 10 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
7 8 (20.00%) Workflow Management
7 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.50%) People Management
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
9 6 (15.00%) Business Development
10 5 (12.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 5 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Huawei
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards