Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 180 208
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 43 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.99% 0.25%
As % of the General category 3.55% 2.64% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 10
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £32,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.88% -16.88% +18.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £35,100
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,125 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50% +3.90%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,212 1,665 1,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 31.34% 37.39% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1,276 1,422
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
St Albans - 26 £62,500 - 2
Watford -2 9 £26,500 -43.32% 1
Hemel Hempstead +19 2 £65,000 +124.14%
Welwyn Garden City -46 2 £80,000 +150.00%
Letchworth - 2 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Back Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) TDD
2 26 (60.47%) SOLID
2 26 (60.47%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (55.81%) Coaching
3 24 (55.81%) Apache Flex
3 24 (55.81%) C#
3 24 (55.81%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) Decision-Making
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (16.28%) EPoS
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 5 (11.63%) NEC
8 5 (11.63%) SaaS
8 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) LAN
9 4 (9.30%) WAN
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 3 (6.98%) Windows
10 3 (6.98%) Linux
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.98%) ERP
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Active Directory

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Skype
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) .NET Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Product Owner
9 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
10 2 (4.65%) ERP Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Systems Manager
11 1 (2.33%) Data Administrator
11 1 (2.33%) IT Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
1 24 (55.81%) Apache Flex
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) React
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (16.28%) EPoS
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Handset
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) SOLID
2 26 (60.47%) TDD
3 24 (55.81%) Coaching
4 13 (30.23%) Decision-Making
5 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Business Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.65%) Organisational Learning
8 2 (4.65%) Product Management
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Debt
8 2 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 24 (55.81%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) NEC
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.65%) Mitel
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Veeam