The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.31% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the General category 3.31% 0.94% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £38,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,750 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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

General Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 332 320 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 39.62% 30.10% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 253 231 386
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Gloucestershire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Gloucestershire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Gloucestershire

Back Office
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +16 4 - -
Tewkesbury 0 3 £52,500 +35.48%
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 -
Filton - 2 £21,000 -
Back Office
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) XML Messaging
2 6 (46.15%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 5 (38.46%) Laravel
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Zend
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) CSS

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Zend Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XML Messaging
3 5 (38.46%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Zend