The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 65 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 68 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.94% 1.50% 0.76%
As % of the General category 7.29% 4.06% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 5 15
Average salary £90,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
933 837 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.37% 36.87% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 553 592 624
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
Berkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 58 (56.86%) SC Cleared
1 58 (56.86%) Security Cleared
2 53 (51.96%) Finance
3 51 (50.00%) Retail
4 30 (29.41%) German Language
4 30 (29.41%) Business Development
4 30 (29.41%) Oracle
4 30 (29.41%) Six Sigma
4 30 (29.41%) Benchmarking
5 26 (25.49%) Linux
6 24 (23.53%) UNIX
7 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
8 19 (18.63%) Degree
9 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 18 (17.65%) OCA
9 18 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (14.71%) Project Management
10 15 (14.71%) Data Management
11 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
11 14 (13.73%) MySQL
11 14 (13.73%) SQL
12 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (11.76%) SLA
13 12 (11.76%) Perl
13 12 (11.76%) Korn
14 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
15 10 (9.80%) Clustering
15 10 (9.80%) Data Guard
16 9 (8.82%) TOGAF

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) NAS
2 1 (0.98%) MGW
2 1 (0.98%) GGSN
2 1 (0.98%) SGSN
2 1 (0.98%) 3G
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) MySQL
2 7 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.86%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.96%) MS Access
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 51 (50.00%) Retail
3 30 (29.41%) German Language
4 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.88%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (11.76%) Account Manager
1 12 (11.76%) Sales Manager
2 11 (10.78%) Architect
3 10 (9.80%) OSS Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Architect
6 7 (6.86%) OSS Support Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior SharePoint Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) HTML
1 2 (1.96%) CSS
1 2 (1.96%) LAMP
1 2 (1.96%) Symfony
1 2 (1.96%) jQuery
1 2 (1.96%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (1.96%) CakePHP
1 2 (1.96%) RESTful
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.80%) Clustering
4 9 (8.82%) Firmware
5 7 (6.86%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Linux
2 24 (23.53%) UNIX
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Business Development
1 30 (29.41%) Six Sigma
1 30 (29.41%) Benchmarking
2 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (14.71%) Project Management
3 15 (14.71%) Data Management
4 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.84%) CRM
7 8 (7.84%) SOA
8 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) Metadata Management
8 7 (6.86%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (6.86%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) Migration
9 5 (4.90%) Service Management
9 5 (4.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) Perl
2 12 (11.76%) Korn
3 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.96%) VBA
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
4 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (56.86%) SC Cleared
1 58 (56.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.63%) Degree
3 18 (17.65%) OCA
3 18 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.90%) MOS
5 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (6.86%) Velocent
4 7 (6.86%) Cerion
4 7 (6.86%) Greenplum
4 7 (6.86%) Open Text
4 7 (6.86%) EMC
5 5 (4.90%) Remedy
6 4 (3.92%) Huawei
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) HP
8 2 (1.96%) Facebook
9 1 (0.98%) Zend
9 1 (0.98%) Primavera
9 1 (0.98%) Sun
9 1 (0.98%) IBM