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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 69 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 41 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.92% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the General category 7.08% 1.22% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 4 9
Average salary £47,500 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.21% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
579 490 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.30% 37.90% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 504 405 344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +29 41 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 44 (52.38%) Finance
3 38 (45.24%) Internet
4 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 26 (30.95%) Business Transformation
6 23 (27.38%) CCNA
6 23 (27.38%) Cisco
6 23 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (27.38%) Banking
7 21 (25.00%) Degree
7 21 (25.00%) Project Management
8 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 18 (21.43%) C#
9 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 18 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
10 17 (20.24%) OO
10 17 (20.24%) PRINCE
11 16 (19.05%) APMP
12 15 (17.86%) GPON
12 15 (17.86%) 802.1X
12 15 (17.86%) 802.11
12 15 (17.86%) OSPF
12 15 (17.86%) BGP
12 15 (17.86%) VRRP
12 15 (17.86%) DHCP
12 15 (17.86%) Ethernet
12 15 (17.86%) SNMP
12 15 (17.86%) Broadband
12 15 (17.86%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.24%) Internet
2 15 (17.86%) 802.11
2 15 (17.86%) OSPF
2 15 (17.86%) BGP
2 15 (17.86%) VRRP
2 15 (17.86%) Broadband
2 15 (17.86%) DHCP
2 15 (17.86%) Ethernet
2 15 (17.86%) SNMP
2 15 (17.86%) GPON
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.57%) MS Access
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Eclipse
1 11 (13.10%) NetBeans
1 11 (13.10%) Maven
1 11 (13.10%) Hudson
1 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (52.38%) Finance
2 23 (27.38%) Banking
3 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 15 (17.86%) NOC Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Architect
7 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 14 (16.67%) Web Services
3 11 (13.10%) SOAP
3 11 (13.10%) Java EE
3 11 (13.10%) REST
4 6 (7.14%) Spring
5 5 (5.95%) XML
5 5 (5.95%) HTML
5 5 (5.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.57%) GIS
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Business Transformation
2 21 (25.00%) Project Management
3 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 18 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
4 17 (20.24%) OO
4 17 (20.24%) PRINCE
5 14 (16.67%) Migration
5 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.29%) OOD
6 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (13.10%) TDD
7 11 (13.10%) BDD
8 10 (11.90%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) ITIL
10 8 (9.52%) Data Security
10 8 (9.52%) Software Delivery
11 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 6 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) C#
2 15 (17.86%) PHP
2 15 (17.86%) SQL
3 14 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) CCNA
1 23 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.00%) Degree
3 16 (19.05%) APMP
4 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (2.38%) ISEB
6 2 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) Cisco
3 11 (13.10%) Oracle
4 9 (10.71%) Citrix
5 8 (9.52%) VMware
6 5 (5.95%) Unisys
7 3 (3.57%) WatchGuard
7 3 (3.57%) ESRI
8 1 (1.19%) HP
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