The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 63 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.45% 2.28% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.40% 5.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 2
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +34.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £58,750 £34,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 215 403 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 32.19% 41.72% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 276 519 437
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Kent

Back Office
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Kent

Back Office
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tunbridge Wells -2 2 £29,250 -46.81%
Maidstone +1 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP