The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 63 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.75% 1.02% 0.64%
As % of the General category 4.98% 4.37% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Median salary £31,000 £46,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.97% +101.08%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
221 183 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.14% 23.22% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 188 169 197
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £80,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Southampton region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) EFT
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Capita