The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 172 170 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 57 58 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.06% 2.22%
As % of the General category 2.39% 2.87% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 106
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2388 2019 2169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.63% 36.88% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1654 1764
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Back Office
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire 0 24 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Dorset -2 12 - - 2
Somerset -8 9 £50,000 +9.89% 4
Bristol -5 8 £62,500 +31.57% 5
Devon -3 4 £37,500 +89.87%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (43.40%) Windows
2 36 (33.96%) SQL
3 31 (29.25%) Finance
4 29 (27.36%) .NET
4 29 (27.36%) OO
5 28 (26.42%) C#
6 27 (25.47%) Data Modelling
7 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
7 25 (23.58%) Degree
8 23 (21.70%) Java
8 23 (21.70%) XML
9 19 (17.92%) HTML
9 19 (17.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (16.98%) ITIL
10 18 (16.98%) Linux
10 18 (16.98%) VMware
10 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (16.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
12 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
12 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 16 (15.09%) Front Office
13 15 (14.15%) Windows CE
13 15 (14.15%) N-Tier
13 15 (14.15%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.21%) Scrum
14 14 (13.21%) MySQL
15 13 (12.26%) SLA
15 13 (12.26%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (9.43%) IIS
2 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) VPN
1 12 (11.32%) Firewall
2 10 (9.43%) VoIP
3 9 (8.49%) SMTP
3 9 (8.49%) LAN
3 9 (8.49%) DNS
3 9 (8.49%) HTTP
3 9 (8.49%) PPTP
3 9 (8.49%) IPsec
4 7 (6.60%) H.323
5 6 (5.66%) WAN
6 5 (4.72%) SAN
6 5 (4.72%) Network Security
7 4 (3.77%) ISDN
8 3 (2.83%) SCCP
8 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.89%) VLAN
9 2 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.21%) MySQL
3 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) NetBeans
1 6 (5.66%) Subversion
1 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.83%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.89%) Maven
3 2 (1.89%) Selenium
3 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.89%) Hudson
3 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) PeopleTools
3 2 (1.89%) JMeter
3 2 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Front Office
3 11 (10.38%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Local Government
5 4 (3.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Publishing
6 2 (1.89%) Military
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.49%) Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (6.60%) IT Support
9 6 (5.66%) IT Operations Manager
9 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Operations Manager
9 6 (5.66%) Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.77%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) .NET
2 23 (21.70%) XML
3 19 (17.92%) HTML
4 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
5 12 (11.32%) XML Messaging
5 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (4.72%) Web Services
8 2 (1.89%) Java EE
8 2 (1.89%) Spring
8 2 (1.89%) JSF
8 2 (1.89%) JPA
8 2 (1.89%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.89%) EJB
9 1 (0.94%) CSS
9 1 (0.94%) Servlets
9 1 (0.94%) SOAP
9 1 (0.94%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (14.15%) N-Tier
4 12 (11.32%) Derivative
5 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.72%) Statistics
7 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.83%) IVR
9 2 (1.89%) FMCG
9 2 (1.89%) PMI
10 1 (0.94%) NHS
10 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.94%) CMDB
10 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.40%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Linux
3 15 (14.15%) Windows CE
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Mobile
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.83%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Android
8 2 (1.89%) UNIX
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) OO
2 27 (25.47%) Data Modelling
3 18 (16.98%) ITIL
4 17 (16.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.21%) Scrum
6 13 (12.26%) Multithreading
7 12 (11.32%) OOP
7 12 (11.32%) Change Management
8 11 (10.38%) MVC
8 11 (10.38%) Web Development
9 10 (9.43%) CRM
10 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.60%) Test Management
11 7 (6.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Manual Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.72%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) SQL
2 28 (26.42%) C#
3 23 (21.70%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) SQR
5 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.89%) C
6 1 (0.94%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.66%) CCNP
4 6 (5.66%) CCNA
5 5 (4.72%) MCSE
5 5 (4.72%) MCSA
5 5 (4.72%) MCITP
5 5 (4.72%) MCTS
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.83%) ISEB
8 2 (1.89%) PMP
8 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.94%) MCP
9 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (2.83%) Netcool
1 3 (2.83%) Nagios
2 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.89%) OpenView
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) VMware
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.77%) Apple
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco
4 3 (2.83%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.83%) SAP
4 3 (2.83%) Avaya
4 3 (2.83%) Genesys
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.83%) Verint
4 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.83%) Polycom
4 3 (2.83%) Tandberg
5 2 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.94%) Lotus
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cannon Street, London, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Ovo Energy
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Ovo Energy
Salary: Up to £45,000, dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent salary, plus performance related bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent salary, plus performance related bonus
Posted: 26 days ago