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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 169 185 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -126
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 69 26 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.51% 3.91%
As % of the General category 3.06% 1.22% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 207
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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
2255 2133 2184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.26% 41.92% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1721 1845
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 38 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wiltshire +13 20 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Bristol -4 6 £43,250 -8.94% 1
Somerset -16 1 £17,500 -56.25%
Devon -26 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 58 (42.65%) XML
4 53 (38.97%) OO
5 52 (38.24%) Java
6 51 (37.50%) Scrum
7 49 (36.03%) Relational Database
8 48 (35.29%) Multithreading
8 48 (35.29%) RDBMS
8 48 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (33.82%) OOP
9 46 (33.82%) Data Modelling
9 46 (33.82%) XML Messaging
9 46 (33.82%) Derivative
10 40 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 39 (28.68%) Degree
12 34 (25.00%) HTML
13 33 (24.26%) Mentoring
14 28 (20.59%) .NET
15 27 (19.85%) C#
16 26 (19.12%) Finance
16 26 (19.12%) Coaching
17 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET
17 24 (17.65%) Windows
18 23 (16.91%) IIS
18 23 (16.91%) Change Management
19 22 (16.18%) Linux
20 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
20 20 (14.71%) MVC
20 20 (14.71%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.91%) IIS
2 7 (5.15%) CMS
3 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.94%) Confluence
5 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.47%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.47%) OpenROAD
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Office
3 4 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) SAN
1 17 (12.50%) Firewall
2 13 (9.56%) DNS
3 11 (8.09%) VPN
3 11 (8.09%) VoIP
4 10 (7.35%) SMTP
4 10 (7.35%) HTTP
4 10 (7.35%) IPsec
4 10 (7.35%) PPTP
5 9 (6.62%) H.323
6 8 (5.88%) Network Security
6 8 (5.88%) ISDN
7 6 (4.41%) Intranet
8 2 (1.47%) 3G
8 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.47%) DHCP
8 2 (1.47%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.74%) LAN
9 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.74%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.03%) Relational Database
2 48 (35.29%) RDBMS
3 40 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.09%) MySQL
5 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.88%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.94%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) NUnit
2 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.94%) Moq
2 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (2.94%) ReSharper
2 4 (2.94%) WATIR
2 4 (2.94%) NCrunch
3 2 (1.47%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.47%) Selenium
3 2 (1.47%) Ant
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.47%) JMeter
3 2 (1.47%) Hudson
3 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Retail
3 10 (7.35%) French Language
3 10 (7.35%) Electronics
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) International Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (57.35%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) Lead Developer
3 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.29%) Administrator
5 11 (8.09%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Engineering Manager
7 8 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (2.94%) IT Support
11 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.65%) XML
2 46 (33.82%) XML Messaging
3 34 (25.00%) HTML
4 28 (20.59%) .NET
5 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.76%) CSS
8 15 (11.03%) jQuery
9 14 (10.29%) .NET Framework
10 13 (9.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.88%) Web Services
11 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (4.41%) WCF
13 5 (3.68%) Ajax
13 5 (3.68%) NHibernate
14 4 (2.94%) MSMQ
14 4 (2.94%) XHTML
14 4 (2.94%) Silverlight
14 4 (2.94%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (33.82%) Derivative
3 18 (13.24%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.35%) Firmware
5 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) IVR
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Windows
2 22 (16.18%) Linux
3 16 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.41%) UNIX
6 4 (2.94%) Solaris
7 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) Android
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 53 (38.97%) OO
4 51 (37.50%) Scrum
5 48 (35.29%) Multithreading
6 46 (33.82%) OOP
6 46 (33.82%) Data Modelling
7 33 (24.26%) Mentoring
8 26 (19.12%) Coaching
9 23 (16.91%) Change Management
10 20 (14.71%) MVC
11 13 (9.56%) CRM
12 12 (8.82%) ITIL
13 10 (7.35%) Line Management
13 10 (7.35%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (5.88%) High Availability
14 8 (5.88%) DNA
15 7 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (5.15%) Web Development
16 6 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) Java
2 27 (19.85%) C#
3 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (3.68%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.68%) C
6 4 (2.94%) Ruby
6 4 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.68%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) MCP
3 4 (2.94%) MCSD
4 3 (2.21%) CCNP
4 3 (2.21%) CCNA
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) MCTS
5 2 (1.47%) MCITP
5 2 (1.47%) MCSE
5 2 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Nagios
1 8 (5.88%) logstash
2 4 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) VMware
3 13 (9.56%) Oracle
4 8 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.68%) Veeam
5 5 (3.68%) EMC
5 5 (3.68%) SonicWALL
6 4 (2.94%) Sun
6 4 (2.94%) Endeca
6 4 (2.94%) RedPrairie
7 3 (2.21%) Citrix
8 2 (1.47%) Sybase
8 2 (1.47%) CA
8 2 (1.47%) FrontRange
8 2 (1.47%) ESRI
9 1 (0.74%) Verint
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.74%) Polycom
9 1 (0.74%) Tandberg
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