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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 149 163 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +29
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 93 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the General category 3.84% 2.95% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81 31 26
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
2420 2241 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.73% 36.62% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1721 1728
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Wiltshire +27 39 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Devon +14 17 £28,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £57,500 - 3
Bristol -10 8 £43,750 +50.86% 2
Somerset +8 7 £45,000 +157.14%
Dorset -33 3 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (33.15%) SQL
2 51 (27.72%) Windows
2 51 (27.72%) Finance
3 48 (26.09%) VMware
4 44 (23.91%) Oracle
5 41 (22.28%) Active Directory
6 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
6 39 (21.20%) Java
7 36 (19.57%) C#
7 36 (19.57%) .NET
8 35 (19.02%) CRM
9 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (17.39%) TDD
10 32 (17.39%) Degree
11 31 (16.85%) HTML
12 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
13 28 (15.22%) Web Services
14 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
15 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
15 25 (13.59%) MVC
15 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
16 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (12.50%) OO
18 22 (11.96%) COBOL
19 21 (11.41%) Hudson
20 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
21 19 (10.33%) SOAP
22 18 (9.78%) Eclipse
22 18 (9.78%) Telecoms
22 18 (9.78%) NetBeans

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.80%) IIS
4 6 (3.26%) Apache
4 6 (3.26%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.63%) Mule
7 2 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.09%) Lync
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
8 1 (0.54%) Moodle
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.35%) VPN
3 7 (3.80%) DNS
3 7 (3.80%) LAN
3 7 (3.80%) DHCP
4 5 (2.72%) VoIP
5 4 (2.17%) WAN
5 4 (2.17%) Firewall
5 4 (2.17%) Intranet
5 4 (2.17%) Internet
5 4 (2.17%) Extranet
6 3 (1.63%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.63%) SMTP
6 3 (1.63%) IPv4
6 3 (1.63%) Wireless
6 3 (1.63%) Network Security
7 2 (1.09%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.09%) SAN
7 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.80%) MySQL
5 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.09%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) Hudson
2 18 (9.78%) Eclipse
2 18 (9.78%) NetBeans
2 18 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.24%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (8.15%) Maven
5 12 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.98%) Selenium
7 10 (5.43%) JIRA
8 6 (3.26%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.26%) Subversion
8 6 (3.26%) JUnit
8 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.63%) MagicDraw
9 3 (1.63%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.09%) JMeter
10 2 (1.09%) Log4Net
11 1 (0.54%) Ant
11 1 (0.54%) AccuRev
General
1 51 (27.72%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.70%) Banking
4 15 (8.15%) Retail
5 9 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.80%) Advertising
7 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.63%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
8 2 (1.09%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 95 (51.63%) Developer
2 40 (21.74%) Analyst
3 32 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 32 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 28 (15.22%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (11.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (11.96%) Software Developer
6 18 (9.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 18 (9.78%) Support Engineer
6 18 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) COBOL Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Business Analyst
10 12 (6.52%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.98%) COBOL Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Analyst Developer
12 10 (5.43%) SQL Developer
12 10 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.57%) .NET
2 31 (16.85%) HTML
3 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
4 28 (15.22%) Web Services
5 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (10.33%) SOAP
7 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 17 (9.24%) Spring
9 16 (8.70%) REST
10 14 (7.61%) XML
11 12 (6.52%) Hibernate
11 12 (6.52%) Java EE
12 11 (5.98%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.98%) Entity Framework
13 10 (5.43%) Servlets
14 9 (4.89%) Apache Flex
15 8 (4.35%) jQuery
15 8 (4.35%) JPA
16 6 (3.26%) LINQ
16 6 (3.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.80%) Clustering
3 4 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.17%) Handset
4 3 (1.63%) FMCG
4 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.63%) User Experience
4 3 (1.63%) DTV
5 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.54%) VLE
6 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.72%) Windows
2 13 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.89%) UNIX
4 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.35%) Linux
5 6 (3.26%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.26%) Solaris
5 6 (3.26%) CentOS
5 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.02%) CRM
2 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.39%) TDD
4 25 (13.59%) MVC
5 23 (12.50%) OO
6 18 (9.78%) Web Development
7 17 (9.24%) BDD
8 13 (7.07%) Project Management
9 12 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 10 (5.43%) Migration
11 9 (4.89%) ERP
12 8 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.35%) Manual Testing
13 7 (3.80%) Line Management
14 6 (3.26%) DevOps
14 6 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.26%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (3.26%) UML
15 5 (2.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.15%) SQL
2 39 (21.20%) Java
3 36 (19.57%) C#
4 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.96%) COBOL
6 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.89%) Perl
8 6 (3.26%) VB
8 6 (3.26%) Python
8 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.26%) Korn
8 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.72%) VB6
9 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.17%) PHP
11 3 (1.63%) Clojure
12 2 (1.09%) C++
12 2 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (17.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (1.63%) CCA
3 3 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.63%) MCITP
3 3 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.63%) MCSE
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (22.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.63%) XenApp
3 3 (1.63%) XenServer
3 3 (1.63%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Nagios
1 6 (3.26%) Puppet
1 6 (3.26%) Opsview
2 5 (2.72%) SCCM
2 5 (2.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (26.09%) VMware
2 44 (23.91%) Oracle
3 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.61%) SAP
5 11 (5.98%) Citrix
6 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.63%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.63%) Cisco
7 3 (1.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.63%) Dell
8 2 (1.09%) EMC
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Pega
8 2 (1.09%) Veeam
8 2 (1.09%) Trapeze
8 2 (1.09%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 35000-55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 35000-55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago