Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 158 169
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 15 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.39% 0.79% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.15% 2.34% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 20
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £60,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.67% +77.78% -20.59%
10th Percentile £37,700 £42,750 £21,100
90th Percentile £48,250 £77,500 £47,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -17.53% +25.16% +10.71%

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,305 1,195 1,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 33.89% 33.86% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 977 1,218
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,050 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Bristol

Back Office
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Bristol

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (73.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) Scrum
5 9 (60.00%) Cadence
5 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Selenium
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
6 6 (40.00%) Advertising
6 6 (40.00%) NUnit
6 6 (40.00%) CruiseControl
6 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
6 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (40.00%) Hudson
7 5 (33.33%) Retail

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) CMS
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) CruiseControl
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) Hudson
2 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 6 (40.00%) NUnit
2 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Advertising
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) BPM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Dojo
3 2 (13.33%) DOM
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) WebCenter
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Robotics
4 2 (13.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Process Management
9 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 2 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cadence
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Pega
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Capita