The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 162 162 177
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 86 66 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.07% 0.78%
As % of the General category 3.88% 2.81% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 71 23 40
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2217 2350 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.34% 38.09% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1729 1821
Average salary £41,250 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the South West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the South West

Back Office
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Bristol -14 30 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire +10 29 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Gloucestershire - 10 £50,000 -
Devon - 9 £28,000 - 2
Dorset -19 4 £19,750 -47.33% 2
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 47 (31.97%) Windows
2 43 (29.25%) Finance
3 41 (27.89%) SQL
3 41 (27.89%) VMware
4 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
5 35 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 29 (19.73%) Oracle
7 28 (19.05%) .NET
8 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
8 26 (17.69%) CRM
9 25 (17.01%) HTML
10 24 (16.33%) C#
10 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
11 22 (14.97%) Java
11 22 (14.97%) COBOL
12 21 (14.29%) MVC
13 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (12.93%) Degree
15 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
15 18 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.24%) PL/SQL
16 17 (11.56%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (11.56%) Web Development
16 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 14 (9.52%) TDD
18 13 (8.84%) Web Services
19 12 (8.16%) Spring
20 11 (7.48%) UNIX
20 11 (7.48%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.08%) IIS
2 6 (4.08%) Apache
2 6 (4.08%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.40%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (3.40%) Lync
4 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) Mule
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.08%) VPN
2 6 (4.08%) DNS
2 6 (4.08%) LAN
2 6 (4.08%) DHCP
2 6 (4.08%) Firewall
3 4 (2.72%) VoIP
3 4 (2.72%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) SMTP
4 2 (1.36%) IPv4
4 2 (1.36%) SAN
4 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.36%) Wireless
4 2 (1.36%) Network Security
4 2 (1.36%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.36%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.36%) 3G
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.12%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (5.44%) Selenium
2 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.76%) JUnit
4 6 (4.08%) Subversion
5 4 (2.72%) Maven
5 4 (2.72%) Hudson
5 4 (2.72%) JIRA
6 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.04%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.36%) Log4Net
7 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.68%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.68%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 43 (29.25%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Advertising
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.36%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (43.54%) Developer
2 42 (28.57%) Analyst
3 31 (21.09%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (16.33%) .NET Developer
5 22 (14.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) Software Developer
7 17 (11.56%) Support Engineer
7 17 (11.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) COBOL Developer
9 13 (8.84%) Java Developer
9 13 (8.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 11 (7.48%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Business Analyst
10 11 (7.48%) COBOL Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Administrator
12 8 (5.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.05%) .NET
2 25 (17.01%) HTML
3 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 13 (8.84%) Web Services
7 12 (8.16%) Spring
8 10 (6.80%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.44%) Apache Flex
9 8 (5.44%) JPA
10 7 (4.76%) JBoss Seam
10 7 (4.76%) J2EE
11 5 (3.40%) CSS
11 5 (3.40%) SOAP
11 5 (3.40%) jQuery
11 5 (3.40%) Application Packaging
12 4 (2.72%) Ajax
12 4 (2.72%) XML
12 4 (2.72%) HTML5
13 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.08%) Clustering
3 4 (2.72%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.72%) Handset
3 4 (2.72%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.04%) FMCG
4 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.04%) User Experience
4 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.36%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.97%) Windows
2 11 (7.48%) UNIX
3 10 (6.80%) Linux
4 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.08%) CentOS
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.08%) Solaris
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.04%) Android
7 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.69%) CRM
2 21 (14.29%) MVC
3 18 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.56%) Web Development
5 14 (9.52%) TDD
6 11 (7.48%) OO
7 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.44%) UML
8 8 (5.44%) Service Management
8 8 (5.44%) Migration
8 8 (5.44%) Manual Testing
9 7 (4.76%) Project Management
10 6 (4.08%) DevOps
11 5 (3.40%) SDLC
11 5 (3.40%) Document Management
11 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.40%) ERP
12 4 (2.72%) ITSM
12 4 (2.72%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.72%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.89%) SQL
2 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.33%) C#
4 22 (14.97%) COBOL
4 22 (14.97%) Java
5 18 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.76%) Perl
7 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.08%) Korn
7 6 (4.08%) Python
7 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.72%) PHP
9 3 (2.04%) VB6
9 3 (2.04%) VB
9 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.36%) VC++
10 2 (1.36%) Clojure
10 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) Nagios
2 6 (4.08%) Puppet
2 6 (4.08%) Opsview
3 5 (3.40%) SCOM
4 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (27.89%) VMware
2 29 (19.73%) Oracle
3 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.48%) Citrix
5 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.40%) IBM
7 4 (2.72%) Remedy
7 4 (2.72%) FrontRange
7 4 (2.72%) BMC
7 4 (2.72%) CA
8 3 (2.04%) SAP
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco
9 2 (1.36%) Dell
9 2 (1.36%) EMC
9 2 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (1.36%) ESRI
9 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.36%) Pega
9 2 (1.36%) Veeam
9 2 (1.36%) Trapeze
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Jiyu Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Circa £35k to £40k plus annual profits and performance related bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 24 Days holiday / healthcare / Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago