The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 169 188 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -119
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 64 32 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.61% 3.35%
As % of the General category 2.72% 1.46% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 165
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2351 2191 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.15% 42.05% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1769 1795
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 36 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Bristol +4 13 £37,000 -22.10% 4
Wiltshire -2 13 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Devon -15 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (41.94%) XML
2 47 (37.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 44 (35.48%) Scrum
3 44 (35.48%) Java
4 43 (34.68%) OO
4 43 (34.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (33.06%) Multithreading
5 41 (33.06%) Relational Database
6 40 (32.26%) Derivative
6 40 (32.26%) XML Messaging
6 40 (32.26%) Data Modelling
6 40 (32.26%) RDBMS
6 40 (32.26%) OOP
7 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 35 (28.23%) Degree
9 29 (23.39%) HTML
9 29 (23.39%) Windows
10 25 (20.16%) .NET
11 24 (19.35%) Linux
12 23 (18.55%) C#
12 23 (18.55%) Change Management
12 23 (18.55%) Finance
13 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
14 20 (16.13%) VMware
14 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
15 19 (15.32%) IIS
15 19 (15.32%) Active Directory
16 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.52%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (15.32%) IIS
2 9 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.23%) Apache
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.42%) CMS
7 2 (1.61%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) Firewall
1 18 (14.52%) SAN
2 13 (10.48%) VoIP
2 13 (10.48%) VPN
2 13 (10.48%) DNS
3 11 (8.87%) H.323
4 10 (8.06%) PPTP
4 10 (8.06%) HTTP
4 10 (8.06%) IPsec
4 10 (8.06%) SMTP
5 8 (6.45%) ISDN
5 8 (6.45%) Network Security
6 6 (4.84%) Intranet
7 3 (2.42%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.42%) SCCP
7 3 (2.42%) LAN
8 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.61%) DHCP
8 2 (1.61%) 3G
8 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.06%) Relational Database
2 40 (32.26%) RDBMS
3 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.48%) MySQL
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Big Data
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.61%) Ant
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.61%) Hudson
2 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Selenium
2 2 (1.61%) JMeter
2 2 (1.61%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.61%) Maven
2 2 (1.61%) Subversion
2 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (3.23%) Local Government
4 3 (2.42%) French Language
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Electronics
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 67 (54.03%) Developer
2 22 (17.74%) Lead Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Administrator
3 14 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (10.48%) Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.65%) IT Support
8 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (41.94%) XML
2 40 (32.26%) XML Messaging
3 29 (23.39%) HTML
4 25 (20.16%) .NET
5 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.65%) CSS
8 7 (5.65%) Web Services
9 6 (4.84%) jQuery
10 5 (4.03%) WCF
10 5 (4.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.23%) XHTML
11 4 (3.23%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.23%) Ajax
11 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.61%) EJB
12 2 (1.61%) JPA
12 2 (1.61%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (32.26%) Derivative
3 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.42%) IVR
6 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.42%) Firmware
7 2 (1.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 17 (13.71%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.23%) UNIX
5 4 (3.23%) Solaris
5 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.42%) CentOS
6 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 44 (35.48%) Scrum
3 43 (34.68%) OO
3 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (33.06%) Multithreading
5 40 (32.26%) Data Modelling
5 40 (32.26%) OOP
6 23 (18.55%) Change Management
7 17 (13.71%) CRM
8 16 (12.90%) MVC
9 14 (11.29%) ITIL
10 11 (8.87%) Web Development
11 8 (6.45%) DNA
11 8 (6.45%) High Availability
12 6 (4.84%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.23%) RUP
13 4 (3.23%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (3.23%) Performance Management
14 3 (2.42%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) Java
2 23 (18.55%) C#
3 17 (13.71%) SQL
4 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.03%) C
6 2 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) Degree
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.03%) MCP
4 4 (3.23%) MCSD
5 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.42%) CCNP
5 3 (2.42%) CCNA
6 2 (1.61%) MCSE
6 2 (1.61%) MCSA
6 2 (1.61%) MCTS
6 2 (1.61%) MCITP
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Nagios
1 8 (6.45%) logstash
2 4 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.42%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.42%) Netcool
4 2 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) VMware
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle
4 8 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.03%) SonicWALL
5 5 (4.03%) Veeam
5 5 (4.03%) EMC
6 4 (3.23%) Sun
7 3 (2.42%) Verint
7 3 (2.42%) Polycom
7 3 (2.42%) Tandberg
7 3 (2.42%) Citrix
7 3 (2.42%) Avaya
7 3 (2.42%) Genesys
7 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco
7 3 (2.42%) SAP
8 2 (1.61%) HP
8 2 (1.61%) ESRI
9 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago