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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 224 180 176
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 26 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 1.21% 0.98%
As % of the General category 1.22% 3.27% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 62 35
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,650 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
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
2136 2263 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.75% 36.96% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1709 1664 1762
Average salary £42,500 £41,151 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% +2.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -20 7 £41,500 +36.06% 5
Bristol -23 7 £22,500 -47.05% 5
Somerset +1 5 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Dorset +11 2 £62,500 +212.50%
Devon -4 2 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (38.46%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 16 (24.62%) Oracle
5 15 (23.08%) SAP
5 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.00%) .NET
8 12 (18.46%) Java
9 11 (16.92%) CRM
9 11 (16.92%) Coaching
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
10 9 (13.85%) ERP
10 9 (13.85%) SLA
10 9 (13.85%) C#
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) TDD
10 9 (13.85%) Retail
10 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (13.85%) QA
11 8 (12.31%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
11 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.31%) VMware
11 8 (12.31%) SDLC
12 7 (10.77%) ITSM
12 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Findur
1 3 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.62%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.08%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.54%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) DSLAM
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.69%) Hudson
3 5 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 5 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Ant
4 4 (6.15%) JMeter
4 4 (6.15%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Mockito
7 1 (1.54%) PhantomJS
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.15%) Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Marketing
6 3 (4.62%) Electronics
6 3 (4.62%) Front Office
6 3 (4.62%) International Banking
7 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Head of Applications
4 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.62%) SAP Support
8 3 (4.62%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) Spring
3 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (9.23%) SOAP
3 6 (9.23%) Web Services
3 6 (9.23%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) Java EE
4 5 (7.69%) REST
5 4 (6.15%) EJB
5 4 (6.15%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (6.15%) JPA
5 4 (6.15%) JSF
5 4 (6.15%) LINQ
5 4 (6.15%) Servlets
6 3 (4.62%) Ajax
6 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) FMCG
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) EFT
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 11 (16.92%) Coaching
3 11 (16.92%) CRM
4 9 (13.85%) ERP
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
4 9 (13.85%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.31%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (12.31%) SDLC
5 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.77%) ITSM
6 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.77%) Project Management
6 7 (10.77%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma
6 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) Delphi
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) MCSD
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CCIE
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) SAP
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.31%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) FrontRange
6 5 (7.69%) CA
7 4 (6.15%) Murex
8 3 (4.62%) BMC
8 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 3 (4.62%) Remedy
8 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.08%) Sybase
10 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco
10 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.54%) HP
10 1 (1.54%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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