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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 86 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.68% 0.77% 0.26%
As % of the General category 2.48% 2.17% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £23,000 £28,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.29% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
242 323 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.44% 35.69% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 180 262 194
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
1 5 (38.46%) FileMaker
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SalesLogix
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Kindle
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) EPoS
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
1 3 (23.08%) SalesLogix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) FileMaker
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Support
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Kindle
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) EPoS
4 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) ERP
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
1 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Delphi
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) PHP5
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik