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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 154 188 61
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -127
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 72 27 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.52% 3.80%
As % of the General category 3.22% 1.23% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 197
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2237 2198 2148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.70% 42.33% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1749 1840
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Dorset +32 40 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wiltshire +2 19 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Bristol +8 11 £32,000 -32.63% 2
Devon -19 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (44.93%) XML
2 60 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (41.30%) OO
5 56 (40.58%) Java
6 54 (39.13%) Scrum
7 53 (38.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 53 (38.41%) Relational Database
8 52 (37.68%) RDBMS
8 52 (37.68%) Multithreading
9 50 (36.23%) XML Messaging
9 50 (36.23%) Derivative
9 50 (36.23%) Data Modelling
9 50 (36.23%) OOP
10 43 (31.16%) SQL Server
11 39 (28.26%) Degree
12 35 (25.36%) HTML
13 31 (22.46%) .NET
14 29 (21.01%) C#
15 27 (19.57%) Windows
16 26 (18.84%) Change Management
17 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET
18 23 (16.67%) IIS
18 23 (16.67%) Linux
19 22 (15.94%) MVC
19 22 (15.94%) Computer Science
20 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (15.22%) Finance
20 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
21 20 (14.49%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (16.67%) IIS
2 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.62%) CMS
3 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.90%) Confluence
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.45%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.45%) OpenROAD
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) SAN
1 18 (13.04%) Firewall
2 13 (9.42%) VoIP
2 13 (9.42%) DNS
3 12 (8.70%) VPN
4 11 (7.97%) H.323
5 10 (7.25%) HTTP
5 10 (7.25%) SMTP
5 10 (7.25%) IPsec
5 10 (7.25%) PPTP
6 8 (5.80%) Network Security
6 8 (5.80%) ISDN
7 6 (4.35%) Intranet
8 3 (2.17%) SCCP
8 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.17%) LAN
9 2 (1.45%) DHCP
9 2 (1.45%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (38.41%) Relational Database
2 52 (37.68%) RDBMS
3 43 (31.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.70%) MySQL
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.80%) Big Data
6 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.90%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) NUnit
2 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.90%) Moq
2 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.90%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) ReSharper
2 4 (2.90%) WATIR
2 4 (2.90%) NCrunch
3 2 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (1.45%) Ant
3 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.45%) JMeter
3 2 (1.45%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.45%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.45%) Hudson
3 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Electronics
3 6 (4.35%) French Language
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) International Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (60.14%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) Lead Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Administrator
3 14 (10.14%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (10.14%) Software Developer
4 11 (7.97%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Engineering Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (3.62%) IT Support
9 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (2.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (44.93%) XML
2 50 (36.23%) XML Messaging
3 35 (25.36%) HTML
4 31 (22.46%) .NET
5 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET
6 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 13 (9.42%) CSS
8 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (8.70%) jQuery
10 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (5.07%) Web Services
12 6 (4.35%) WCF
13 5 (3.62%) NHibernate
14 4 (2.90%) Spring.NET
14 4 (2.90%) Dapper ORM
14 4 (2.90%) StructureMap
14 4 (2.90%) Silverlight
14 4 (2.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 53 (38.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (36.23%) Derivative
3 22 (15.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.35%) Firmware
4 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.17%) IVR
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Windows
2 23 (16.67%) Linux
3 17 (12.32%) Windows 7
4 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.35%) UNIX
6 4 (2.90%) Solaris
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) CentOS
8 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.30%) OO
4 54 (39.13%) Scrum
5 52 (37.68%) Multithreading
6 50 (36.23%) OOP
6 50 (36.23%) Data Modelling
7 26 (18.84%) Change Management
8 22 (15.94%) MVC
9 17 (12.32%) CRM
10 14 (10.14%) ITIL
11 11 (7.97%) Web Development
12 8 (5.80%) DNA
12 8 (5.80%) High Availability
13 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.35%) ERP
14 5 (3.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.58%) Java
2 29 (21.01%) C#
3 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (3.62%) C
6 4 (2.90%) VB
6 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.62%) MCP
4 4 (2.90%) MCSD
5 3 (2.17%) CCNP
5 3 (2.17%) CCNA
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCSE
6 2 (1.45%) MCSA
6 2 (1.45%) MCTS
6 2 (1.45%) MCITP
6 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) Nagios
1 8 (5.80%) logstash
2 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
1 20 (14.49%) VMware
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.62%) EMC
4 5 (3.62%) SonicWALL
4 5 (3.62%) Veeam
5 4 (2.90%) Endeca
5 4 (2.90%) Sun
5 4 (2.90%) RedPrairie
6 3 (2.17%) Verint
6 3 (2.17%) Citrix
6 3 (2.17%) Avaya
6 3 (2.17%) Genesys
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco
6 3 (2.17%) Polycom
6 3 (2.17%) Tandberg
7 2 (1.45%) FrontRange
7 2 (1.45%) CA
7 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Usay Compare
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Paritor
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago