The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 266 266 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 -57
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 195 171 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.80% 1.23%
As % of the General category 2.46% 2.09% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 83 207
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7923 8192 8837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.16% 38.50% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 6157 7051
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the South East

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the South East

Back Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Hampshire +22 66 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Berkshire -13 58 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Surrey -15 24 £34,000 -43.33% 1
West Sussex 0 14 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Oxfordshire +13 10 £37,500 - 3
East Sussex -21 5 £20,000 -46.66%
Middlesex - 4 - -
Kent +12 3 £85,000 -
Sussex - 3 £46,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 167 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 154 (35.98%) SQL Server
3 147 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (31.54%) Retail
5 130 (30.37%) HTML
6 124 (28.97%) .NET
7 121 (28.27%) CSS
8 120 (28.04%) JavaScript
9 119 (27.80%) C#
10 114 (26.64%) ASP.NET
11 107 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 106 (24.77%) jQuery
13 101 (23.60%) Finance
14 100 (23.36%) E-Commerce
15 97 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 96 (22.43%) .NET Framework
16 96 (22.43%) MVC
17 94 (21.96%) OO
18 93 (21.73%) TDD
19 91 (21.26%) IIS
19 91 (21.26%) VB.NET
20 90 (21.03%) Business Intelligence
21 88 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 85 (19.86%) OOD
22 85 (19.86%) NHibernate
22 85 (19.86%) Moq
22 85 (19.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 85 (19.86%) Git (software)
23 83 (19.39%) BDD
24 81 (18.93%) Continuous Integration

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 91 (21.26%) IIS
2 79 (18.46%) Confluence
3 37 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.44%) CMS
5 15 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (3.04%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.10%) Drupal
7 9 (2.10%) Kentico
8 5 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.47%) Lync
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 107 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.07%) MS Office
3 9 (2.10%) MS Project
3 9 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.70%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (4.21%) Maximo
2 10 (2.34%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.64%) SalesLogix
4 6 (1.40%) Agresso
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.70%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.70%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.23%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.38%) Internet
2 23 (5.37%) Broadband
3 19 (4.44%) 3G
3 19 (4.44%) 4G
4 12 (2.80%) Firewall
5 10 (2.34%) VPN
6 9 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.64%) SAN
7 7 (1.64%) VoIP
8 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 4 (0.93%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.93%) NAS
9 3 (0.70%) Wireless
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.70%) HTTP
10 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.47%) MPLS
10 2 (0.47%) OSPF
10 2 (0.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (35.98%) SQL Server
2 79 (18.46%) RavenDB
3 22 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.67%) MySQL
5 15 (3.50%) EDRMS
6 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.57%) Big Data
8 10 (2.34%) SAP BW
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.34%) MS Access
9 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.23%) DB2
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (19.86%) Git (software)
1 85 (19.86%) Moq
2 81 (18.93%) JIRA
3 80 (18.69%) TeamCity
3 80 (18.69%) NUnit
4 79 (18.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 79 (18.46%) ReSharper
4 79 (18.46%) WATIR
4 79 (18.46%) Cucumber
4 79 (18.46%) NCrunch
5 21 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.40%) Subversion
6 6 (1.40%) Mockito
7 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.47%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.47%) SilkTest
General
1 135 (31.54%) Retail
2 101 (23.60%) Finance
3 43 (10.05%) Telecoms
4 30 (7.01%) German Language
5 12 (2.80%) Front Office
6 11 (2.57%) Marketing
7 8 (1.87%) Billing
8 7 (1.64%) Banking
9 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.47%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (26.17%) Developer
2 73 (17.06%) .NET Developer
3 64 (14.95%) Analyst
4 48 (11.21%) Software Developer
5 42 (9.81%) Business Analyst
6 36 (8.41%) Architect
7 34 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 28 (6.54%) Junior
9 24 (5.61%) Administrator
10 21 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (4.67%) Junior Developer
11 20 (4.67%) Junior .NET Developer
12 19 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 19 (4.44%) C# Developer
12 19 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.97%) Team Leader
13 17 (3.97%) Agile .NET Developer
14 16 (3.74%) Senior Architect
14 16 (3.74%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.74%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (30.37%) HTML
2 124 (28.97%) .NET
3 121 (28.27%) CSS
4 114 (26.64%) ASP.NET
5 106 (24.77%) jQuery
6 97 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (22.43%) .NET Framework
8 88 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 85 (19.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 85 (19.86%) NHibernate
10 79 (18.46%) MSMQ
10 79 (18.46%) Spring.NET
10 79 (18.46%) Dapper ORM
10 79 (18.46%) StructureMap
11 33 (7.71%) XML
12 18 (4.21%) Web Services
13 17 (3.97%) Ajax
14 14 (3.27%) WCF
15 12 (2.80%) HTML5
16 11 (2.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.48%) Clustering
2 30 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.37%) Smartphone
4 16 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.27%) Taxonomies
6 13 (3.04%) Open Source
7 12 (2.80%) Social Media
7 12 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.80%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.64%) EPoS
9 6 (1.40%) User Experience
10 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.17%) W3C
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.70%) Kindle
12 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.70%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.42%) Windows
2 32 (7.48%) Linux
3 30 (7.01%) Windows 7
4 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (5.61%) Windows 2000
5 24 (5.61%) Windows XP
6 19 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.21%) UNIX
8 9 (2.10%) Android
9 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.36%) E-Commerce
3 96 (22.43%) MVC
4 94 (21.96%) OO
5 93 (21.73%) TDD
6 90 (21.03%) Business Intelligence
7 85 (19.86%) OOD
8 83 (19.39%) BDD
9 81 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (18.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 79 (18.46%) Pair Programming
11 79 (18.46%) Refactoring
12 74 (17.29%) ERP
13 66 (15.42%) Migration
14 55 (12.85%) CRM
15 43 (10.05%) Project Management
16 30 (7.01%) Six Sigma
16 30 (7.01%) Benchmarking
16 30 (7.01%) Business Development
16 30 (7.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (28.04%) JavaScript
2 119 (27.80%) C#
3 91 (21.26%) VB.NET
4 79 (18.46%) Ruby
5 64 (14.95%) SQL
6 11 (2.57%) PHP
7 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.17%) Perl
8 5 (1.17%) C++
9 3 (0.70%) Korn
10 2 (0.47%) Delphi
11 1 (0.23%) Java
11 1 (0.23%) C
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.25%) SC Cleared
3 48 (11.21%) Degree
4 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.64%) ISEB
6 6 (1.40%) MCP
7 5 (1.17%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.70%) OCA
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.47%) CIPD
9 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) MOS
10 1 (0.23%) MCTS
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.84%) SLA
2 13 (3.04%) QA
3 8 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) WCAG
5 3 (0.70%) WAI
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 19 (4.44%) XenApp
2 19 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (4.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (1.87%) NDS
5 7 (1.64%) Firmware
6 6 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (4.21%) Tivoli
1 18 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 18 (4.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (1.17%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.93%) SCCM
3 4 (0.93%) SCOM
4 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) MOM
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 167 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.46%) Endeca
2 79 (18.46%) RedPrairie
3 27 (6.31%) Oracle
4 26 (6.07%) Citrix
5 25 (5.84%) VMware
6 23 (5.37%) SAP
7 20 (4.67%) IBM
8 19 (4.44%) Intel
8 19 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 18 (4.21%) Symantec
10 14 (3.27%) Open Text
10 14 (3.27%) EMC
10 14 (3.27%) Google
11 8 (1.87%) CODA
12 7 (1.64%) Cisco
13 6 (1.40%) Telerik
14 5 (1.17%) Primavera
14 5 (1.17%) Sage
14 5 (1.17%) Huawei
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-50K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days hol, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus Scheme / Health Insurance
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 20 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 20 days ago