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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 214 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 34 95 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.61% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.80% 3.97% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 85 42
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,578 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
1891 2392 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.23% 40.63% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1508 1886 1721
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Dorset +16 12 £27,500 - 3
Wiltshire -27 11 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Bristol +2 5 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Devon -12 4 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -20 2 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 17 (22.97%) Web Development
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
4 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.92%) .NET
6 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 14 (18.92%) Finance
6 14 (18.92%) jQuery
6 14 (18.92%) MongoDB
7 13 (17.57%) PHP
7 13 (17.57%) C#
8 12 (16.22%) CSS
8 12 (16.22%) OOP
8 12 (16.22%) Degree
9 11 (14.86%) Banking
9 11 (14.86%) CRM
9 11 (14.86%) Java
9 11 (14.86%) LAMP
9 11 (14.86%) Workflow
10 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) Oracle
10 10 (13.51%) Ajax
10 10 (13.51%) CakePHP
10 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.16%) Incident Management

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 6 (8.11%) OpenROAD
1 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
1 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.35%) Infor CRM
3 1 (1.35%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.35%) Line 500
3 1 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.35%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LAN
2 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) WAN
3 6 (8.11%) HTTP
3 6 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 6 (8.11%) Intranet
3 6 (8.11%) VPN
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) DHCP
6 2 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) MongoDB
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.41%) Hudson
1 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.41%) NetBeans
1 4 (5.41%) Selenium
2 3 (4.05%) Ant
2 3 (4.05%) JMeter
2 3 (4.05%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Front Office
3 6 (8.11%) Legal
4 4 (5.41%) International Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) PHP Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Graduate
8 4 (5.41%) IT Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) jQuery
3 12 (16.22%) CSS
4 11 (14.86%) LAMP
5 10 (13.51%) Ajax
5 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
5 10 (13.51%) CakePHP
6 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.46%) Web Services
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.11%) XML
9 5 (6.76%) WinForms
10 4 (5.41%) Java EE
10 4 (5.41%) RESTful
11 3 (4.05%) EJB
11 3 (4.05%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (4.05%) JPA
11 3 (4.05%) JSF
11 3 (4.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.11%) ASIC
2 6 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) EFT
5 1 (1.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Unix
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Web Development
2 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 12 (16.22%) OOP
4 11 (14.86%) CRM
4 11 (14.86%) Workflow
5 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.81%) ITSM
7 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.81%) SDLC
7 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.46%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (8.11%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.11%) MVC
9 6 (8.11%) OO
9 6 (8.11%) TDD
9 6 (8.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) PHP
4 11 (14.86%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) C
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) Delphi
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CAPM
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSD
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) OpenView
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) FrontRange
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco
5 6 (8.11%) CA
5 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.11%) Juniper
5 6 (8.11%) SAP
5 6 (8.11%) Sybase
5 6 (8.11%) VMware
6 5 (6.76%) hybris
6 5 (6.76%) Xamarin
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.41%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.35%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) Sage
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