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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 82 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.50% 1.69% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Back Office
Hampshire

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
199 236 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.91% 27.35% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 198 255
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £21,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) FileMaker
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) FileMaker
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Capita