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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 194 172 173
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 39 86 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.42% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.08% 3.88% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32 71 26
Median salary £36,460 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.85% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1873 2216 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.97% 36.65% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1706 1725
Median salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.97% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 22 £33,750 -25.00%
Devon -11 5 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Dorset +12 4 £60,000 +203.79% 3
Somerset -7 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Wiltshire -4 3 £31,750 +5.83% 5
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Finance
4 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 13 (19.12%) SAP
6 13 (19.12%) Oracle
6 13 (19.12%) Java
6 13 (19.12%) CRM
7 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 12 (17.65%) HTML
7 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.18%) .NET
9 10 (14.71%) QA
9 10 (14.71%) Coaching
9 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 9 (13.24%) Degree
10 9 (13.24%) VMware
10 9 (13.24%) Banking
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
10 9 (13.24%) C#
11 8 (11.76%) ITIL
11 8 (11.76%) Unix
11 8 (11.76%) ITSM
11 8 (11.76%) Retail
11 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.76%) FrontRange
11 8 (11.76%) SDLC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.35%) OpenROAD
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP CRM
2 3 (4.41%) Findur
3 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.47%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Intranet
1 5 (7.35%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
5 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) GIS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) Hudson
2 3 (4.41%) NetBeans
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Ant
3 2 (2.94%) JMeter
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Mockito
4 1 (1.47%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Front Office
5 4 (5.88%) International Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Head of Applications
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) IT Architect
7 4 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) .NET
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.35%) SOAP
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.88%) XML
7 3 (4.41%) CSS
7 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) Java EE
7 3 (4.41%) LAMP
7 3 (4.41%) REST
8 2 (2.94%) EJB
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) JSF
8 2 (2.94%) Servlets
8 2 (2.94%) WCF
8 2 (2.94%) WinForms
8 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) FMCG
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) ASIC
3 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.47%) EFT
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.76%) Unix
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) CRM
3 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.71%) Coaching
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) ITSM
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) ERP
7 7 (10.29%) Web Development
8 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (7.35%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (7.35%) Logistics
9 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
9 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) VB
5 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) C
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) Delphi
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) MCSD
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 7 (10.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) vMotion
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) SAP
3 9 (13.24%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) FrontRange
5 6 (8.82%) CA
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) hybris
6 5 (7.35%) Sybase
7 4 (5.88%) EMC
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.88%) Symantec
8 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Citrix
8 3 (4.41%) Juniper
8 3 (4.41%) Murex
9 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.47%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.47%) HP
10 1 (1.47%) Remedy
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: circa £26,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago