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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 171 169 180
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 79 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.09% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.51% 2.86% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 24 34
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £49,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
2248 2346 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.37% 38.28% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1765 1785
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 31 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Bristol -19 19 £45,000 +15.38%
Devon - 12 £28,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Dorset -26 5 £19,750 -58.42%
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (30.92%) SQL
1 47 (30.92%) Windows
2 43 (28.29%) VMware
3 42 (27.63%) Finance
4 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
6 32 (21.05%) Oracle
7 31 (20.39%) .NET
8 30 (19.74%) HTML
9 29 (19.08%) CRM
10 28 (18.42%) Java
10 28 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 28 (18.42%) C#
11 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
12 23 (15.13%) MVC
12 23 (15.13%) Degree
13 22 (14.47%) Computer Science
13 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (14.47%) COBOL
13 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 20 (13.16%) PL/SQL
14 20 (13.16%) Web Development
15 18 (11.84%) TDD
16 17 (11.18%) Oracle APEX
17 16 (10.53%) Spring
17 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.53%) Web Services
18 13 (8.55%) OO
19 12 (7.89%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.95%) IIS
2 6 (3.95%) Apache
2 6 (3.95%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.97%) Mule
4 3 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.97%) Lync
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.66%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.95%) LAN
2 6 (3.95%) VPN
2 6 (3.95%) DHCP
2 6 (3.95%) DNS
3 4 (2.63%) Firewall
3 4 (2.63%) VoIP
3 4 (2.63%) WAN
4 3 (1.97%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 2 (1.32%) 3G
5 2 (1.32%) IPv4
5 2 (1.32%) SAN
5 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.32%) SMTP
5 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) Extranet
6 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) MySQL
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) ActiveReports
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (6.58%) Maven
2 10 (6.58%) Hudson
3 9 (5.92%) Selenium
4 8 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.61%) NetBeans
5 7 (4.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.61%) JUnit
5 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.95%) JIRA
6 6 (3.95%) Subversion
7 3 (1.97%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.97%) MagicDraw
7 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.32%) JMeter
8 2 (1.32%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.66%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 42 (27.63%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 10 (6.58%) Banking
4 8 (5.26%) Advertising
5 3 (1.97%) Front Office
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.66%) Local Government
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (48.03%) Developer
2 37 (24.34%) Analyst
3 29 (19.08%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (17.76%) .NET Developer
5 24 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (15.13%) Software Developer
7 20 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (12.50%) Support Engineer
9 18 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (11.18%) Java Developer
11 16 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (8.55%) COBOL Developer
13 12 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 11 (7.24%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (7.24%) COBOL Analyst
15 10 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
16 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
16 8 (5.26%) Administrator
16 8 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.39%) .NET
2 30 (19.74%) HTML
3 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
4 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 16 (10.53%) Spring
6 16 (10.53%) Web Services
7 12 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 10 (6.58%) Apache Flex
9 9 (5.92%) JPA
9 9 (5.92%) SOAP
10 7 (4.61%) JBoss Seam
10 7 (4.61%) Java EE
10 7 (4.61%) J2EE
11 6 (3.95%) CSS
11 6 (3.95%) XML
11 6 (3.95%) Servlets
12 5 (3.29%) REST
13 4 (2.63%) HTML5
13 4 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.95%) Clustering
3 4 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.63%) Handset
4 3 (1.97%) FMCG
4 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) DTV
5 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) VLE
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.92%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
2 11 (7.24%) UNIX
3 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.95%) Solaris
4 6 (3.95%) CentOS
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.97%) Android
6 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.08%) CRM
2 23 (15.13%) MVC
3 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.16%) Web Development
5 18 (11.84%) TDD
6 13 (8.55%) OO
7 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.92%) Project Management
8 8 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 8 (5.26%) Migration
9 7 (4.61%) UML
10 6 (3.95%) DevOps
10 6 (3.95%) SDLC
10 6 (3.95%) BDD
10 6 (3.95%) Service Management
10 6 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (3.29%) ERP
11 5 (3.29%) ITIL
12 4 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.92%) SQL
2 28 (18.42%) Java
2 28 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 28 (18.42%) C#
3 22 (14.47%) COBOL
4 20 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.92%) Perl
6 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.95%) Python
6 6 (3.95%) Korn
7 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.63%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) VB6
9 3 (1.97%) VB
9 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.32%) Clojure
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) ISEB
3 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.32%) CCA
3 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) MCSE
3 2 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.32%) XenApp
3 2 (1.32%) XenServer
3 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Opsview
1 6 (3.95%) Puppet
1 6 (3.95%) Nagios
2 5 (3.29%) SCCM
2 5 (3.29%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) VMware
2 32 (21.05%) Oracle
3 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.24%) Citrix
5 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 3 (1.97%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.32%) Trapeze
8 2 (1.32%) ESRI
8 2 (1.32%) Remedy
8 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.32%) Dell
8 2 (1.32%) EMC
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) CA
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
8 2 (1.32%) Pega
8 2 (1.32%) Veeam
8 2 (1.32%) Google
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Totnes, Devon
CHM Recruit
Salary: £19,616 per annum (£24,520 pro rata)
Posted: 15 days ago