The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 72 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.94% 1.92% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,700 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,500 £28,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Back Office
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
155 156 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.12% 34.14% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 141 123 153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) CSS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft