The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 255 262 217
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -45
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 208 185 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.84% 1.11%
As % of the General category 2.50% 2.28% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 147 94 191
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.64%
General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8312 8127 8756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.94% 37.08% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5909 5946 7170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Berkshire +9 79 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Hampshire +27 62 £42,500 - 4
Surrey -3 41 £47,500 +53.22% 1
East Sussex -21 9 £30,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -5 4 £28,250 -11.02%
West Sussex -17 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Kent -10 2 £59,750 +57.23% 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 169 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 152 (31.87%) Finance
3 140 (29.35%) SQL Server
4 137 (28.72%) SQL
5 120 (25.16%) Retail
6 115 (24.11%) HTML
7 114 (23.90%) .NET
8 104 (21.80%) ASP.NET
9 102 (21.38%) JavaScript
10 101 (21.17%) C#
11 97 (20.34%) CSS
12 94 (19.71%) MS Excel
13 93 (19.50%) Windows
14 92 (19.29%) Security Cleared
15 90 (18.87%) Degree
16 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
17 79 (16.56%) jQuery
18 77 (16.14%) E-Commerce
19 74 (15.51%) SC Cleared
20 69 (14.47%) MVC
21 67 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
22 64 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
23 62 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
24 59 (12.37%) .NET Framework
25 58 (12.16%) OO
25 58 (12.16%) Oracle
26 53 (11.11%) VB.NET
26 53 (11.11%) TDD
27 51 (10.69%) Linux
28 50 (10.48%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (10.48%) IIS
2 42 (8.81%) Confluence
3 37 (7.76%) CMS
4 22 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.14%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.52%) Drupal
7 11 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.47%) Kentico
11 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.05%) WordPress
12 5 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.84%) Apache
14 2 (0.42%) Lync
15 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 94 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.34%) MS Office
3 16 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.05%) MS Project
6 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (4.19%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.14%) Maximo
3 6 (1.26%) Agresso
4 4 (0.84%) SalesLogix
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.24%) Internet
2 21 (4.40%) Firewall
3 13 (2.73%) VPN
4 8 (1.68%) SAN
4 8 (1.68%) DNS
5 7 (1.47%) NAS
5 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.26%) LAN
7 5 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.05%) VoIP
7 5 (1.05%) DHCP
7 5 (1.05%) HTTP
8 4 (0.84%) MPLS
8 4 (0.84%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.63%) WLAN
9 3 (0.63%) WAN
9 3 (0.63%) 3G
9 3 (0.63%) 4G
10 2 (0.42%) IPsec
10 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.81%) RavenDB
3 36 (7.55%) MySQL
4 16 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.31%) MS Access
8 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.89%) EDRMS
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.26%) Redis
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.63%) Big Data
13 2 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 48 (10.06%) Moq
1 48 (10.06%) JIRA
2 46 (9.64%) TeamCity
3 45 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 42 (8.81%) WATIR
4 42 (8.81%) ReSharper
4 42 (8.81%) NUnit
4 42 (8.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (8.81%) Cucumber
4 42 (8.81%) NCrunch
5 25 (5.24%) Subversion
6 22 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.68%) ClearCase
8 8 (1.68%) TestComplete
8 8 (1.68%) EasyMock
8 8 (1.68%) SilkTest
9 6 (1.26%) Mockito
10 5 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 152 (31.87%) Finance
2 120 (25.16%) Retail
3 32 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.71%) German Language
4 24 (5.03%) Front Office
5 21 (4.40%) Marketing
6 10 (2.10%) Military
7 6 (1.26%) Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Publishing
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (25.16%) Developer
2 63 (13.21%) .NET Developer
3 61 (12.79%) Analyst
4 48 (10.06%) Administrator
5 34 (7.13%) Support Engineer
6 33 (6.92%) Software Developer
7 28 (5.87%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 24 (5.03%) Architect
10 21 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (3.98%) Coordinator
11 19 (3.98%) Junior
12 18 (3.77%) Senior Architect
12 18 (3.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (3.77%) Team Leader
13 17 (3.56%) Desktop Support
13 17 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.35%) Account Manager
14 16 (3.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (24.11%) HTML
2 114 (23.90%) .NET
3 104 (21.80%) ASP.NET
4 97 (20.34%) CSS
5 79 (16.56%) jQuery
6 64 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (12.37%) .NET Framework
8 49 (10.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 48 (10.06%) NHibernate
10 46 (9.64%) XML
11 42 (8.81%) MSMQ
11 42 (8.81%) Spring.NET
11 42 (8.81%) StructureMap
11 42 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 42 (8.81%) Dapper ORM
12 33 (6.92%) Web Services
13 23 (4.82%) XHTML
14 19 (3.98%) HTML5
15 17 (3.56%) SOAP
16 12 (2.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.13%) Clustering
3 27 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.45%) Social Media
5 24 (5.03%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.19%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.35%) EPoS
8 10 (2.10%) Firmware
9 9 (1.89%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.26%) Open Source
11 5 (1.05%) PDA
11 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.05%) EMV
11 5 (1.05%) Replication
12 3 (0.63%) PKI
12 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.63%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (19.50%) Windows
2 51 (10.69%) Linux
3 39 (8.18%) UNIX
4 32 (6.71%) Windows 7
5 27 (5.66%) Windows 2000
5 27 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 26 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.63%) CentOS
9 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.14%) E-Commerce
3 69 (14.47%) MVC
4 67 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 58 (12.16%) OO
7 53 (11.11%) TDD
8 48 (10.06%) OOD
9 47 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (9.64%) Project Management
10 46 (9.64%) BDD
11 43 (9.01%) ERP
11 43 (9.01%) Scrum
12 42 (8.81%) Refactoring
12 42 (8.81%) Pair Programming
13 40 (8.39%) Migration
14 34 (7.13%) Business Development
15 33 (6.92%) Content Management
16 32 (6.71%) CRM
16 32 (6.71%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 137 (28.72%) SQL
2 102 (21.38%) JavaScript
3 101 (21.17%) C#
4 53 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 47 (9.85%) Ruby
6 25 (5.24%) C++
7 18 (3.77%) Java
8 17 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.56%) Perl
9 16 (3.35%) PHP
10 13 (2.73%) Korn
11 10 (2.10%) Python
12 9 (1.89%) Delphi
13 8 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.05%) COBOL
14 5 (1.05%) VBA
15 3 (0.63%) VBScript
15 3 (0.63%) VB
15 3 (0.63%) C
15 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (19.29%) Security Cleared
2 90 (18.87%) Degree
3 74 (15.51%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.61%) OCA
4 22 (4.61%) Oracle Certification
5 20 (4.19%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.77%) ISEB
8 17 (3.56%) Postgraduate
9 9 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.26%) MCSA
10 6 (1.26%) MOS
10 6 (1.26%) MCITP
11 5 (1.05%) MCP
11 5 (1.05%) Server+ Certification
12 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.63%) RHCE
12 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.42%) ACCA
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.82%) SLA
2 22 (4.61%) QA
3 9 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) WCAG
5 3 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.82%) XenApp
3 16 (3.35%) VMware ESX
3 16 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 13 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.84%) XenServer
8 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 15 (3.14%) Tivoli
2 15 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (2.73%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.47%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.84%) SCCM
5 4 (0.84%) SCOM
6 3 (0.63%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 169 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.16%) Oracle
3 42 (8.81%) Endeca
3 42 (8.81%) RedPrairie
4 39 (8.18%) VMware
5 31 (6.50%) Citrix
6 23 (4.82%) IBM
7 21 (4.40%) Google
8 17 (3.56%) SAP
8 17 (3.56%) Symantec
9 16 (3.35%) SunGard
9 16 (3.35%) Intel
10 14 (2.94%) HP
11 13 (2.73%) Cisco
12 9 (1.89%) EMC
12 9 (1.89%) Open Text
13 8 (1.68%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.47%) Greenplum
14 7 (1.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 7 (1.47%) Velocent
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 20% bonuses + more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East, UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £90,000 - £95,000 + market leading bonus, company car/allowance and above market benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex, South East
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 21 days ago