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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 194 174 171
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 43 78 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.33% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.26% 3.48% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 24
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1903 2244 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.18% 38.13% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1794 1735
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +27 22 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Dorset +16 9 £60,000 +203.79% 1
Wiltshire -8 6 £38,750 +14.81% 3
Devon +1 5 £32,500 +16.07%
Somerset -12 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) Windows
4 16 (23.53%) Finance
4 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.06%) Java
6 14 (20.59%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) Oracle
7 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.18%) Linux
8 11 (16.18%) Banking
8 11 (16.18%) QA
9 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) .NET
9 9 (13.24%) SAP
9 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
10 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
10 8 (11.76%) Web Services
10 8 (11.76%) Client/Server
10 8 (11.76%) Unix
10 8 (11.76%) CRM
10 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 8 (11.76%) Front Office
10 8 (11.76%) ITSM
10 8 (11.76%) Web Development
10 8 (11.76%) FrontRange
10 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 8 (11.76%) VMware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.82%) OpenROAD
2 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP CRM
2 3 (4.41%) Findur
3 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.47%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) LAN
2 6 (8.82%) Intranet
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.35%) VPN
3 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.94%) GIS
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.88%) Hudson
2 4 (5.88%) NetBeans
2 4 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) Ant
3 3 (4.41%) JMeter
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Mockito
5 1 (1.47%) PhantomJS
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Front Office
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
4 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) International Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
1 20 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 8 (11.76%) Web Services
4 6 (8.82%) CSS
4 6 (8.82%) LAMP
4 6 (8.82%) Spring
5 5 (7.35%) jQuery
5 5 (7.35%) XML
6 4 (5.88%) Ajax
6 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) CakePHP
6 4 (5.88%) Java EE
6 4 (5.88%) SOAP
7 3 (4.41%) EJB
7 3 (4.41%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) JPA
7 3 (4.41%) JSF
7 3 (4.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) ASIC
2 5 (7.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Blog
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) EFT
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Unix
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.24%) Project Management
4 8 (11.76%) CRM
4 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.76%) ITSM
4 8 (11.76%) Web Development
5 7 (10.29%) SDLC
5 7 (10.29%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.35%) Coaching
7 5 (7.35%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
7 5 (7.35%) OO
7 5 (7.35%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) VB
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) PHP
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Delphi
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) MCSD
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 9 (13.24%) SAP
4 8 (11.76%) FrontRange
4 8 (11.76%) VMware
5 6 (8.82%) CA
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 6 (8.82%) Sybase
6 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.35%) hybris
6 5 (7.35%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) EMC
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.88%) Symantec
8 3 (4.41%) Citrix
8 3 (4.41%) Murex
9 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.47%) HP
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