The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 74 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.13% 0.55% 3.37%
As % of the General category 0.39% 1.65% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Average salary £17,500 £40,000 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% +26.97%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
South West

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

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
259 182 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.12% 33.27% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 196 159 207
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 Somerset

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -17 1 £17,500 -61.11%
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft