Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 219 251
Rank change year-on-year +77 +32 -17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 21 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.89% 1.15% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 17
Median annual salary £34,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.24% +31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £28,750 £16,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £71,250 £46,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% -6.67%

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 900 1,823 2,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.36% 30.90% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 617 1,311 1,722
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,275
90th Percentile £79,700 £79,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +60 7 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Slough +25 6 £35,000 -46.15%
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) API Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (29.41%) Sprint Review
7 4 (23.53%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (23.53%) Microservices
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Local Government
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management

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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.76%) Sketch
1 2 (11.76%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Local Government
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) QA Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) ICT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (11.76%) AS400
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) iSeries
4 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) API Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Sprint Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Sprint Review
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Demand Management
4 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec