The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 98 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.86% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.41% 2.93% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.64%
General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
497 375 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.03% 29.25% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 408 323 260
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
UK

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 1 August 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
South Wales -3 6 £30,000 +5.26%
West Wales +4 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) Facebook
2 7 (43.75%) Twitter
2 7 (43.75%) GitHub
2 7 (43.75%) Content Management
2 7 (43.75%) Google
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (43.75%) Social Network
2 7 (43.75%) Symfony
2 7 (43.75%) SEO
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) HPUX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) BMC
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) SLA
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) HACMP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Symfony
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Social Network
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) HACMP
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
1 6 (37.50%) HPUX
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Content Management
2 7 (43.75%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Facebook
2 7 (43.75%) Twitter
2 7 (43.75%) Google
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) BMC
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix