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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 71 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.17% - 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.49% - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
204 244 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.93% 35.83% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 180 198 216
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft