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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 101 83 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +38
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 41 54 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.63% 2.34% 0.45%
As % of the General category 3.77% 5.48% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 8
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
1088 985 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.24% 42.68% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 638 681 570
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £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 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 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 64 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 64 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 51 (47.22%) Finance
3 50 (46.30%) Retail
4 32 (29.63%) Business Development
4 32 (29.63%) German Language
4 32 (29.63%) Six Sigma
4 32 (29.63%) Benchmarking
5 27 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 23 (21.30%) Linux
7 21 (19.44%) UNIX
8 20 (18.52%) Oracle
9 18 (16.67%) CRM
10 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 16 (14.81%) TOGAF
11 15 (13.89%) SOA
11 15 (13.89%) SLA
12 14 (12.96%) Metadata Management
12 14 (12.96%) EDRMS
12 14 (12.96%) EMC
12 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
12 14 (12.96%) Windows
12 14 (12.96%) Knowledge Management
12 14 (12.96%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (12.96%) Data Management
12 14 (12.96%) Taxonomies
12 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (12.96%) Migration
12 14 (12.96%) Open Text

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
1 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Project
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Internet
1 12 (11.11%) Broadband
2 8 (7.41%) 3G
2 8 (7.41%) 4G
3 6 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) EDRMS
2 10 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 51 (47.22%) Finance
2 50 (46.30%) Retail
3 32 (29.63%) German Language
4 27 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.48%) Front Office
6 4 (3.70%) Billing
7 2 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (16.67%) Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Senior Architect
3 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 14 (12.96%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Architect
4 12 (11.11%) Account Manager
4 12 (11.11%) Sales Manager
5 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Applications Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) LAMP
1 2 (1.85%) jQuery
1 2 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (1.85%) CakePHP
1 2 (1.85%) Symfony
1 2 (1.85%) CSS
1 2 (1.85%) HTML
1 2 (1.85%) RESTful
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Taxonomies
2 12 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 9 (8.33%) Clustering
4 8 (7.41%) Firmware
5 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Social Media
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) UNIX
3 14 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Business Development
1 32 (29.63%) Six Sigma
1 32 (29.63%) Benchmarking
2 18 (16.67%) CRM
3 16 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 15 (13.89%) SOA
5 14 (12.96%) Metadata Management
5 14 (12.96%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (12.96%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (12.96%) Data Management
5 14 (12.96%) Migration
6 13 (12.04%) Project Management
7 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.56%) People Management
11 5 (4.63%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) Korn
2 8 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (1.85%) PHP
3 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 64 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) Degree
3 10 (9.26%) OCA
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.70%) MOS
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.70%) NDS
2 2 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.96%) EMC
3 14 (12.96%) Open Text
4 12 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (4.63%) Huawei
6 4 (3.70%) Greenplum
6 4 (3.70%) Remedy
6 4 (3.70%) Velocent
6 4 (3.70%) Cerion
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Facebook
8 1 (0.93%) Primavera
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Zend
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Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
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