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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 215 197 181
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 39 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.73% 2.22% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 39
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
2253 2076 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.02% 35.40% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1638 1797
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,450 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Wiltshire +4 21 £39,250 +1.94% 7
Bristol -3 10 £39,000 +4.00%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Dorset +3 2 £43,500 -
Devon -5 2 £28,000 -17.64% 1
Somerset - 1 £20,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 53 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.71%) SQL
3 41 (29.29%) Oracle
4 39 (27.86%) TDD
5 38 (27.14%) Java
5 38 (27.14%) SAP
6 36 (25.71%) Finance
7 30 (21.43%) Web Services
8 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
9 27 (19.29%) OO
9 27 (19.29%) BDD
10 26 (18.57%) Hudson
10 26 (18.57%) .NET
11 24 (17.14%) HTML
11 24 (17.14%) SOAP
11 24 (17.14%) Eclipse
11 24 (17.14%) NetBeans
11 24 (17.14%) REST
12 23 (16.43%) CRM
12 23 (16.43%) XML
12 23 (16.43%) C#
13 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 22 (15.71%) Software Testing
14 20 (14.29%) Windows
14 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 20 (14.29%) Project Management
15 19 (13.57%) Spring
16 18 (12.86%) Degree
16 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
17 17 (12.14%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.43%) Mule
3 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SAP SD
2 6 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.14%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.14%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.71%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Firewall
2 3 (2.14%) Extranet
2 3 (2.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) AMQP
3 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) DSLAM
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.57%) GIS
7 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.86%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) MySQL
8 3 (2.14%) SAP BI
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.43%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.57%) Hudson
3 24 (17.14%) Eclipse
3 24 (17.14%) NetBeans
4 17 (12.14%) Maven
5 16 (11.43%) JIRA
6 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
7 12 (8.57%) Bitbucket
7 12 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (7.14%) Selenium
9 7 (5.00%) Ant
9 7 (5.00%) JMeter
10 4 (2.86%) Gradle
11 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.43%) Checkstyle
12 2 (1.43%) FindBugs
12 2 (1.43%) JUnit
12 2 (1.43%) Subversion
13 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.71%) PhantomJS
General
1 36 (25.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.86%) Retail
5 7 (5.00%) Marketing
6 6 (4.29%) Banking
6 6 (4.29%) Electronics
7 2 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (47.86%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (20.00%) Analyst
4 19 (13.57%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.86%) SAP Analyst
7 11 (7.86%) SQL Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Junior
10 7 (5.00%) Process Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) Web Services
2 26 (18.57%) .NET
3 24 (17.14%) HTML
3 24 (17.14%) REST
3 24 (17.14%) SOAP
4 23 (16.43%) XML
5 19 (13.57%) Spring
6 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.71%) Entity Framework
7 15 (10.71%) Java EE
8 14 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (9.29%) Servlets
10 12 (8.57%) Ajax
10 12 (8.57%) jQuery
10 12 (8.57%) LINQ
10 12 (8.57%) WPF
11 9 (6.43%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.00%) EJB
12 7 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.00%) FMCG
3 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Derivative
4 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.43%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.71%) Fintech
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 16 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.71%) Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.86%) TDD
3 27 (19.29%) BDD
3 27 (19.29%) OO
4 23 (16.43%) CRM
5 22 (15.71%) Software Testing
6 20 (14.29%) Project Management
7 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 14 (10.00%) Migration
9 14 (10.00%) MVC
10 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.14%) Coaching
11 10 (7.14%) ERP
11 10 (7.14%) Logistics
12 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.43%) ITIL
12 9 (6.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) SQL
2 38 (27.14%) Java
3 23 (16.43%) C#
4 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.00%) Clojure
5 7 (5.00%) PHP
6 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.14%) VB
7 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.14%) VB6
8 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) ISEB
2 6 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCIE
4 1 (0.71%) CCNP
4 1 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Oracle
2 38 (27.14%) SAP
3 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.29%) VMware
5 12 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.14%) BMC
6 3 (2.14%) CA
6 3 (2.14%) FrontRange
6 3 (2.14%) IBM
6 3 (2.14%) Remedy
7 2 (1.43%) Citrix
7 2 (1.43%) Murex
7 2 (1.43%) Veeam
8 1 (0.71%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Spiceworks
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aap3
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