Period
to 16 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 309 364 362
Rank change year-on-year +55 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 153 171 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the General category 2.11% 2.03% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 119 122 139
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -15.34%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £72,250 £63,350
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,267 8,431 10,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.26% 31.58% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,367 6,417 8,482
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,430
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.90% +4.86%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
Surrey +69 63 £55,000 - 6
Thames Valley +21 43 £53,750 +31.10% 8
Berkshire +32 24 £55,000 +34.15% 5
West Sussex +11 20 £47,500 +1.06%
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £46,500 -15.45% 2
Hampshire -13 15 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Kent - 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex +3 4 £32,500 -56.67% 1
Oxfordshire +18 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £70,000 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.37%) Scrum
3 47 (30.72%) Java
4 43 (28.10%) Finance
5 42 (27.45%) JIRA
6 40 (26.14%) Spring
7 39 (25.49%) Tomcat
7 39 (25.49%) BDD
7 39 (25.49%) Jenkins
8 35 (22.88%) Subversion
8 35 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (22.22%) Maven
9 34 (22.22%) Windows
9 34 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 33 (21.57%) Struts
10 33 (21.57%) JPA
10 33 (21.57%) Cucumber
11 32 (20.92%) Vaadin
11 32 (20.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (20.26%) SQL
13 24 (15.69%) Project Management
13 24 (15.69%) TDD
14 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.73%) Information Security
16 19 (12.42%) .NET
17 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (25.49%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.27%) Confluence
4 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) Appian
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Sketch
3 1 (0.65%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (5.23%) AWS
3 7 (4.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (4.58%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.27%) Slack
5 4 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.96%) Azure
6 3 (1.96%) SaaS
7 2 (1.31%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.31%) Office 365
7 2 (1.31%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) DHCP
1 7 (4.58%) DNS
2 6 (3.92%) LAN
2 6 (3.92%) WAN
3 4 (2.61%) Network Security
4 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) RDBMS
2 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.58%) DTS
3 7 (4.58%) MySQL
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.31%) Power BI
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (27.45%) JIRA
2 39 (25.49%) Jenkins
3 35 (22.88%) Subversion
4 34 (22.22%) Maven
5 33 (21.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.61%) Gradle
8 3 (1.96%) Selenium
8 3 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.31%) TestRail
10 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (28.10%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Legal
3 7 (4.58%) Billing
3 7 (4.58%) Online Betting
4 6 (3.92%) Law
5 5 (3.27%) Advertising
5 5 (3.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.96%) Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Front Office
7 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Analyst
2 39 (25.49%) Developer
3 31 (20.26%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.73%) Service Analyst
5 17 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (9.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.84%) Architect
9 11 (7.19%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.23%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.58%) DBA
11 7 (4.58%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.58%) SAP Architect
11 7 (4.58%) SQL DBA
11 7 (4.58%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.14%) Spring
2 34 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 33 (21.57%) JPA
3 33 (21.57%) Struts
4 32 (20.92%) Vaadin
5 19 (12.42%) .NET
6 10 (6.54%) HTML
6 10 (6.54%) SAP PI
7 7 (4.58%) DOM
7 7 (4.58%) jQuery
7 7 (4.58%) JSON
8 5 (3.27%) J2EE
9 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.61%) CSS
10 3 (1.96%) Kafka
10 3 (1.96%) RESTful
10 3 (1.96%) Web Services
11 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.31%) Java EE
11 2 (1.31%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.58%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.58%) iPhone
4 7 (4.58%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.65%) Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) EPoS
8 1 (0.65%) Equities
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Windows
2 14 (9.15%) Windows 10
2 14 (9.15%) Windows 7
3 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.88%) Android
5 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.61%) Linux
6 4 (2.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.37%) Scrum
3 39 (25.49%) BDD
4 35 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (20.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (15.69%) Project Management
6 24 (15.69%) TDD
7 21 (13.73%) Information Security
8 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (9.80%) Information Security Management
9 15 (9.80%) ISMS
9 15 (9.80%) Security Management
9 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.80%) Technology Roadmap
10 14 (9.15%) ITIL
11 13 (8.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (7.84%) Change Management
12 12 (7.84%) TOGAF
13 11 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.72%) Java
2 31 (20.26%) SQL
3 15 (9.80%) C#
4 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.27%) Python
9 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.31%) Java 8
10 2 (1.31%) PHP
10 2 (1.31%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) ABAP
11 1 (0.65%) Delphi
11 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) TOGAF Certification
2 8 (5.23%) Degree
3 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.31%) PMP
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) QA
2 12 (7.84%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) PMO
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.58%) vSphere
4 7 (4.58%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) vRealize
2 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.27%) Terraform
3 3 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.80%) Citrix
2 15 (9.80%) SAP
3 13 (8.50%) HP
4 10 (6.54%) VMware
5 9 (5.88%) Cognos
5 9 (5.88%) Oracle
6 7 (4.58%) Adobe
6 7 (4.58%) Ensighten
6 7 (4.58%) Google
6 7 (4.58%) IBM
6 7 (4.58%) Optimizely
6 7 (4.58%) Tealium
7 6 (3.92%) Dell
7 6 (3.92%) Sony
8 5 (3.27%) Cisco
9 4 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.61%) Juniper
10 2 (1.31%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (0.65%) Veeam