Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 112 134
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.53% 1.00% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.16% 2.64% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 6
Kent median annual salary £36,250 £52,500 £37,176
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.95% +41.22% -37.78%
South East median annual salary £43,500 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.38% +12.94% -5.56%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 606 643 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 45.70% 37.65% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 516 594 635
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,575 £26,025
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,125
South East median annual 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Westerham - 3 £37,500 -
Maidstone +24 1 £30,000 -64.71%
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) SAP

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 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP