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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 64 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.18% 1.02% 1.61%
As % of the General category 0.54% 2.43% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
185 288 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.33% 42.11% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 145 246 251
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB