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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 97 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.66% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £23,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
480 422 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.87% 31.95% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 399 364 280
Average salary £37,000 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Mid Wales - 4 £23,000 -
West Wales +4 3 £22,000 -20.00%
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Facebook
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter
4 3 (23.08%) GitHub
4 3 (23.08%) HACMP
4 3 (23.08%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 3 (23.08%) BMC
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Symfony
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) HACMP
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Social Network
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) SEO
2 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
3 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) BMC
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Facebook
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter
3 2 (15.38%) HP
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago