The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 102 107 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.71% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £27,500 £18,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Back Office
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
567 566 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.86% 41.31% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 456 490 347
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,129 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Back Office
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Wales

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Wales

Back Office
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
South Wales - 4 £27,500 - 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Java EE
5 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) GPON
5 6 (28.57%) Hudson
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (28.57%) 802.1X
5 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) 802.11
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) BGP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) 802.11
1 6 (28.57%) BGP
1 6 (28.57%) Broadband
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 6 (28.57%) GPON
1 6 (28.57%) OSPF
1 6 (28.57%) SNMP
1 6 (28.57%) VRRP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) Hudson
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) Maven
1 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 3 (14.29%) JMeter
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 6 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Release Manager
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) 802.1X
1 6 (28.57%) Java EE
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) EJB
3 3 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) JPA
3 3 (14.29%) JSF
3 3 (14.29%) Servlets
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) COM
4 1 (4.76%) OSGi
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) BDD
1 6 (28.57%) OO
1 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.52%) OOD
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) PHP
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) VMware