Period
to 19 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 241 232
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 30 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.80% 1.05% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 25
Berkshire median annual salary £64,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.18% -5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £40,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £51,875 £53,750
South East median annual salary £50,001 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +5.75% -8.42%

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,669 2,001 2,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.02% 31.57% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,491 1,673
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 22 £65,500 +54.12% 2
Slough +16 7 £65,000 +58.54% 1
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 12 (40.00%) PMP
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) PMI Certification
4 11 (36.67%) BPR
4 11 (36.67%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (36.67%) Portfolio Management
4 11 (36.67%) Business Transformation
5 10 (33.33%) Public Sector
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) JIRA
7 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) BDD
8 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) Kanban
9 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) Docker
9 5 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 4 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Product Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Payments Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.33%) JPA
2 4 (13.33%) Struts
2 4 (13.33%) Vaadin
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) BPR
4 11 (36.67%) Business Transformation
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Portfolio Management
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) High Availability
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) PMP
2 11 (36.67%) PMI Certification
2 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 5 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) NetApp