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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 66 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.15% 0.13% 0.57%
As % of the General category 3.06% 0.35% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £17,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+157.14% -56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £17,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £17,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
229 283 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 37.54% 37.43% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 180 225 168
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 +10 3 £35,000 +100.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 3 £46,000 -
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) FMCG
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) VC++
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Bing Maps
1 2 (22.22%) LESS
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) UX Design
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) VC++
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) ESRI
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Trapeze
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle