Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 340 428
Rank change year-on-year +11 +88 -101
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 245 266 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.15% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 171 250 196
South East median annual salary £43,500 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.31% +14.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,375 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 10598 12399 15484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.43% 35.33% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8167 9849 11975
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Thames Valley +33 90 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire +55 85 £42,500 - 5
Surrey +8 53 £38,000 -25.85%
Buckinghamshire +41 45 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +12 23 £45,000 -18.18%
Oxfordshire +10 22 £57,500 +21.05%
Kent +4 7 £36,250 -30.95%
West Sussex -41 7 £40,000 -15.79%
East Sussex -23 2 £42,403 -39.42% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 110 (44.90%) SQL
2 105 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 91 (37.14%) Windows
4 84 (34.29%) C#
5 81 (33.06%) Retail
6 74 (30.20%) SQL Server
7 72 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (28.98%) .NET
9 50 (20.41%) JavaScript
10 49 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 47 (19.18%) HTML
12 46 (18.78%) E-Commerce
12 46 (18.78%) Finance
13 45 (18.37%) Scrum
14 44 (17.96%) CSS
15 41 (16.73%) Citrix
16 39 (15.92%) MVC
16 39 (15.92%) Test Automation
16 39 (15.92%) SDLC
17 34 (13.88%) VPN
18 33 (13.47%) Java
19 32 (13.06%) T-SQL
19 32 (13.06%) HTML5
20 31 (12.65%) Ticket Management
20 31 (12.65%) ITIL
21 29 (11.84%) .NET Framework
22 27 (11.02%) Moq
22 27 (11.02%) NUnit
23 26 (10.61%) TDD
23 26 (10.61%) Linux

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 25 (10.20%) NServiceBus
2 18 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.08%) Apache
3 10 (4.08%) JBoss
3 10 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.04%) CMS
4 5 (2.04%) IIS
5 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.63%) Commerce Server
5 4 (1.63%) Commerce Server 2007
5 4 (1.63%) FileNet
5 4 (1.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (1.63%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.27%) SaaS
3 6 (2.45%) Office 365
4 4 (1.63%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.63%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.88%) VPN
2 14 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (4.08%) Internet
3 10 (4.08%) LAN
3 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.08%) WAN
4 9 (3.67%) DNS
4 9 (3.67%) Firewall
5 8 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.27%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (3.27%) DHCP
5 8 (3.27%) MPLS
5 8 (3.27%) VLAN
6 6 (2.45%) 4G
6 6 (2.45%) LTE
7 3 (1.22%) HTTP
7 3 (1.22%) SMS
8 2 (0.82%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) Extranet
9 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.39%) MySQL
3 22 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.12%) Redis
6 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (2.86%) MS Access
12 6 (2.45%) PowerPivot
12 6 (2.45%) SSDT
13 4 (1.63%) Big Data
14 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (11.02%) Moq
1 27 (11.02%) NUnit
2 20 (8.16%) Selenium
2 20 (8.16%) SoapUI
3 15 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.45%) JIRA
7 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (33.06%) Retail
2 46 (18.78%) Finance
3 20 (8.16%) Legal
4 19 (7.76%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.90%) Marketing
6 11 (4.49%) Billing
7 9 (3.67%) Electronics
8 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.45%) Banking
9 6 (2.45%) Law
10 4 (1.63%) Advertising
10 4 (1.63%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (1.63%) Games
10 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (34.69%) Analyst
2 69 (28.16%) Developer
3 38 (15.51%) Service Analyst
4 37 (15.10%) Senior Analyst
5 35 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 30 (12.24%) Support Analyst
7 29 (11.84%) .NET Developer
8 28 (11.43%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (9.39%) Applications Support
9 23 (9.39%) C# Developer
10 21 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
10 21 (8.57%) Test Engineer
11 20 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (7.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (6.53%) SQL Developer
14 15 (6.12%) Senior Developer
14 15 (6.12%) Software Engineer
14 15 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
14 15 (6.12%) SQL Support Analyst
15 14 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (28.98%) .NET
2 47 (19.18%) HTML
3 44 (17.96%) CSS
4 32 (13.06%) HTML5
5 29 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 23 (9.39%) Web Services
6 23 (9.39%) WPF
7 22 (8.98%) RESTful
8 19 (7.76%) ASP.NET
8 19 (7.76%) jQuery
9 18 (7.35%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (6.94%) JSON
10 17 (6.94%) SOAP
11 11 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (4.08%) Dropwizard
12 10 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (4.08%) Spring
12 10 (4.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.12%) Wiki
2 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.45%) iPhone
6 4 (1.63%) AS400
7 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Kindle
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.14%) Windows
2 26 (10.61%) Linux
3 16 (6.53%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.67%) Unix
7 7 (2.86%) Android
8 6 (2.45%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.22%) CentOS
9 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Fedora
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.78%) E-Commerce
3 45 (18.37%) Scrum
4 39 (15.92%) MVC
4 39 (15.92%) SDLC
4 39 (15.92%) Test Automation
5 31 (12.65%) ITIL
5 31 (12.65%) Ticket Management
6 26 (10.61%) Process Improvement
6 26 (10.61%) TDD
7 25 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.98%) Test Scripting
9 21 (8.57%) Exploratory Testing
9 21 (8.57%) Performance Testing
9 21 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 21 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 20 (8.16%) BDD
10 20 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.16%) OO
10 20 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 110 (44.90%) SQL
2 84 (34.29%) C#
3 50 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.47%) Java
5 32 (13.06%) T-SQL
6 26 (10.61%) Python
7 17 (6.94%) Ruby
8 10 (4.08%) C
8 10 (4.08%) PHP
9 6 (2.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.82%) VBA
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) ISEB
2 19 (7.76%) Degree
3 15 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.90%) CCNA
4 12 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.22%) MCSE
6 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.90%) SLA
2 11 (4.49%) PMO
2 11 (4.49%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.67%) XenApp
3 8 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.27%) KVM
3 8 (3.27%) Terminal Services
3 8 (3.27%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (3.27%) XenServer
4 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) WSUS
1 8 (3.27%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.63%) Kibana
3 3 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 105 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.73%) Citrix
3 22 (8.98%) Oracle
4 13 (5.31%) SAP
5 11 (4.49%) Cisco
5 11 (4.49%) VMware
6 9 (3.67%) McAfee
7 8 (3.27%) F5
8 6 (2.45%) Ericsson
8 6 (2.45%) Huawei
8 6 (2.45%) NEC
8 6 (2.45%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (2.45%) Nortel
8 6 (2.45%) RedGate
8 6 (2.45%) Tellabs
9 5 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.63%) IBM
10 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.63%) Splunk
10 4 (1.63%) Tableau