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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 171 184 137
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 76 51 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 0.88% 1.70%
As % of the General category 3.25% 2.12% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 83
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £64,400 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2342 2401 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.30% 41.22% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 1930 1820
Average salary £40,223 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.47% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Wiltshire +14 31 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Dorset - 18 - - 1
Devon - 16 £29,500 - 3
Bristol -31 8 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Gloucestershire -13 2 £36,250 -0.68%
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
4 41 (28.47%) OO
5 39 (27.08%) Java
5 39 (27.08%) XML
5 39 (27.08%) Relational Database
6 38 (26.39%) RDBMS
6 38 (26.39%) Multithreading
7 37 (25.69%) Scrum
8 36 (25.00%) OOP
8 36 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 36 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (25.00%) XML Messaging
8 36 (25.00%) Derivative
9 35 (24.31%) Finance
10 30 (20.83%) MS Office
11 29 (20.14%) Mentoring
12 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
12 26 (18.06%) Service Management
13 25 (17.36%) CRM
14 24 (16.67%) ITIL
14 24 (16.67%) Windows
14 24 (16.67%) ERP
15 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.58%) SAP
16 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.89%) .NET
16 20 (13.89%) Coaching
17 19 (13.19%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.56%) CMS
4 6 (4.17%) IIS
5 5 (3.47%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (3.47%) Lync
6 4 (2.78%) Confluence
7 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.39%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.69%) Apache
8 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (20.83%) MS Office
2 11 (7.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.19%) SAP CRM
2 15 (10.42%) SAP ERP
3 14 (9.72%) SAP SM
4 2 (1.39%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.69%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) Internet
2 10 (6.94%) DHCP
2 10 (6.94%) DNS
3 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.69%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 38 (26.39%) RDBMS
3 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.39%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.39%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
1 4 (2.78%) ReSharper
1 4 (2.78%) WATIR
1 4 (2.78%) NUnit
1 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (2.78%) Moq
1 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.78%) NCrunch
2 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.69%) Hudson
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) Ant
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.69%) JMeter
3 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Front Office
3 11 (7.64%) Electronics
3 11 (7.64%) French Language
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.39%) International Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (40.97%) Developer
2 42 (29.17%) Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 17 (11.81%) SAP Analyst
6 16 (11.11%) SAP Support
6 16 (11.11%) SAP Support Analyst
7 13 (9.03%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.64%) Engineering Manager
9 10 (6.94%) Web Developer
10 9 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.56%) Architect
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Support
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (4.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.08%) XML
2 36 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 20 (13.89%) .NET
4 19 (13.19%) ASP.NET
5 18 (12.50%) HTML
5 18 (12.50%) jQuery
6 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.11%) CSS
8 15 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 15 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (3.47%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.78%) NHibernate
11 4 (2.78%) Spring.NET
11 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (2.78%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (2.78%) CSS3
11 4 (2.78%) HTML5
11 4 (2.78%) MSMQ
11 4 (2.78%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 36 (25.00%) Derivative
2 11 (7.64%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.25%) Clustering
4 7 (4.86%) IVR
5 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.08%) UNIX
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 41 (28.47%) OO
4 38 (26.39%) Multithreading
5 37 (25.69%) Scrum
6 36 (25.00%) OOP
6 36 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 29 (20.14%) Mentoring
8 26 (18.06%) Service Management
9 25 (17.36%) CRM
10 24 (16.67%) ITIL
10 24 (16.67%) ERP
11 20 (13.89%) Coaching
12 19 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (13.19%) MVC
13 18 (12.50%) Change Management
14 15 (10.42%) Security Management
15 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
15 11 (7.64%) Embedded Software Development
15 11 (7.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.08%) Java
2 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.19%) C#
4 14 (9.72%) SQL
5 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.64%) Firmware
2 11 (7.64%) ISA Server
2 11 (7.64%) VMware ESX
2 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.56%) XenServer
4 8 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) SCOM
2 9 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 8 (5.56%) OpenView
4 5 (3.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.58%) SAP
3 18 (12.50%) Citrix
4 17 (11.81%) VMware
5 13 (9.03%) Syclo
6 9 (6.25%) HP
6 9 (6.25%) Dell
6 9 (6.25%) Cisco
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle
8 4 (2.78%) RedPrairie
8 4 (2.78%) Endeca
9 3 (2.08%) FrontRange
9 3 (2.08%) CA
10 2 (1.39%) ESRI
10 2 (1.39%) Sybase
10 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.69%) IBM
11 1 (0.69%) BMC
11 1 (0.69%) Remedy
Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £27,864 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago