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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 166 192 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -116
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 76 35 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.66% 3.26%
As % of the General category 3.35% 1.58% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 31 174
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2271 2217 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.51% 41.74% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 1834 1784
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Wiltshire +14 27 £38,000 -13.14% 4
Dorset - 26 £47,500 - 3
Bristol -11 10 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Devon -15 7 £29,500 +1.72% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Somerset -15 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 47 (32.87%) XML
3 47 (32.87%) OO
4 44 (30.77%) Java
5 43 (30.07%) Relational Database
6 42 (29.37%) RDBMS
6 42 (29.37%) Scrum
6 42 (29.37%) Multithreading
7 40 (27.97%) Derivative
7 40 (27.97%) XML Messaging
7 40 (27.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (27.97%) OOP
7 40 (27.97%) Data Modelling
8 35 (24.48%) Microsoft
9 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
9 32 (22.38%) Finance
10 31 (21.68%) Mentoring
11 30 (20.98%) Degree
12 27 (18.88%) .NET
12 27 (18.88%) HTML
13 26 (18.18%) C#
14 25 (17.48%) MS Office
15 23 (16.08%) ASP.NET
15 23 (16.08%) Coaching
16 21 (14.69%) Active Directory
16 21 (14.69%) ITIL
16 21 (14.69%) Windows
17 20 (13.99%) CRM
17 20 (13.99%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (11.89%) IIS
2 12 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.59%) CMS
5 6 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.50%) Apache
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.80%) Confluence
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.40%) Lync
8 2 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.40%) OpenROAD
8 2 (1.40%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (17.48%) MS Office
2 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.80%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 9 (6.29%) SAP ERP
3 8 (5.59%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) SAN
2 10 (6.99%) DNS
3 9 (6.29%) Firewall
4 6 (4.20%) Intranet
4 6 (4.20%) VoIP
5 5 (3.50%) DHCP
5 5 (3.50%) Internet
6 4 (2.80%) Network Security
6 4 (2.80%) IPsec
6 4 (2.80%) H.323
6 4 (2.80%) PPTP
6 4 (2.80%) ISDN
6 4 (2.80%) HTTP
6 4 (2.80%) SMTP
6 4 (2.80%) VPN
7 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.10%) LAN
8 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.40%) 3G
8 2 (1.40%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) Relational Database
2 42 (29.37%) RDBMS
3 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.50%) MySQL
7 4 (2.80%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.80%) Big Data
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) NUnit
2 4 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.80%) Moq
2 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.80%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) NCrunch
2 4 (2.80%) WATIR
2 4 (2.80%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.40%) Hudson
4 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium
4 2 (1.40%) Maven
4 2 (1.40%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.40%) JMeter
4 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (22.38%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) French Language
2 11 (7.69%) Electronics
2 11 (7.69%) Retail
3 10 (6.99%) Front Office
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) International Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (50.35%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) Analyst
3 22 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
8 10 (6.99%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (6.99%) SAP Support
8 10 (6.99%) SAP Support Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.59%) Administrator
10 7 (4.90%) Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (4.20%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.87%) XML
2 40 (27.97%) XML Messaging
3 27 (18.88%) .NET
3 27 (18.88%) HTML
4 23 (16.08%) ASP.NET
5 20 (13.99%) CSS
6 18 (12.59%) jQuery
7 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (10.49%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (5.59%) Web Services
12 6 (4.20%) WCF
13 5 (3.50%) NHibernate
13 5 (3.50%) Ajax
14 4 (2.80%) CSS3
14 4 (2.80%) HTML5
14 4 (2.80%) StructureMap
14 4 (2.80%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.97%) Derivative
1 40 (27.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) IVR
3 6 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) FMCG
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Windows
2 16 (11.19%) Linux
3 10 (6.99%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.20%) UNIX
5 4 (2.80%) Solaris
6 2 (1.40%) Android
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 47 (32.87%) OO
4 42 (29.37%) Scrum
4 42 (29.37%) Multithreading
5 40 (27.97%) OOP
5 40 (27.97%) Data Modelling
6 31 (21.68%) Mentoring
7 23 (16.08%) Coaching
8 21 (14.69%) ITIL
9 20 (13.99%) CRM
9 20 (13.99%) Change Management
10 19 (13.29%) MVC
11 18 (12.59%) ERP
12 16 (11.19%) Service Management
13 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (7.69%) Line Management
15 9 (6.29%) Security Management
16 8 (5.59%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) Java
2 26 (18.18%) C#
3 19 (13.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.19%) SQL
5 6 (4.20%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.50%) C
7 4 (2.80%) Ruby
7 4 (2.80%) VB
8 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (20.98%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.80%) MCP
4 4 (2.80%) MCSD
5 3 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) Firmware
3 9 (6.29%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.50%) ISA Server
5 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.40%) XenServer
6 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) SCOM
2 4 (2.80%) logstash
2 4 (2.80%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.80%) Nagios
3 3 (2.10%) OpenView
3 3 (2.10%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) VMware
3 13 (9.09%) Oracle
4 12 (8.39%) SAP
5 10 (6.99%) Citrix
6 8 (5.59%) Syclo
7 5 (3.50%) EMC
7 5 (3.50%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.50%) Veeam
8 4 (2.80%) RedPrairie
8 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.80%) Endeca
8 4 (2.80%) Sun
9 3 (2.10%) Cisco
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) Dell
10 2 (1.40%) FrontRange
10 2 (1.40%) CA
10 2 (1.40%) ESRI
10 2 (1.40%) Sybase
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Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum with further progression to £40,847
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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