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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 78 51 71
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% 1.16% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.27% 3.97% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +32.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,500 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
158 126 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.09% 29.17% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 145 108 146
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 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £63,250 £55,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware