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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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 347 377 279
Rank change year-on-year +30 -98 +100
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 155 62 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.11% 0.71% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 50
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,631 £31,175
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £35,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £78,750 £63,438
90th Percentile £79,750 - £69,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +4.00%

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 13,994 8,686 5,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 64.23% 52.16% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,734 5,435 3,990
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,850 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.70% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +0.88% +8.57%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the South East over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -16 44 £57,500 +30.54% 5
Hampshire +48 42 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Surrey -45 33 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Oxfordshire -2 24 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -32 16 £51,250 -21.15% 2
Kent -47 13 £42,500 -
Middlesex - 7 £55,000 -
West Sussex -14 5 - - 1
Berkshire +5 4 £65,000 +78.41% 2
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, 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 56 (36.13%) Software Engineering
2 54 (34.84%) Degree
3 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
4 46 (29.68%) Social Skills
5 45 (29.03%) C#
5 45 (29.03%) .NET
6 44 (28.39%) SQL Server
7 43 (27.74%) Agile
8 41 (26.45%) Scrum
9 39 (25.16%) Full Stack Development
10 36 (23.23%) Jenkins
11 35 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 35 (22.58%) Finance
12 34 (21.94%) JIRA
13 29 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (18.06%) Computer Science
14 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET
14 28 (18.06%) Project Management
15 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (16.77%) Decision-Making
17 25 (16.13%) Mentoring
17 25 (16.13%) Web Development
17 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
18 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (14.84%) MVC
19 22 (14.19%) CSS
19 22 (14.19%) HTML
19 22 (14.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 21 (13.55%) Vue.js

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 20 (12.90%) Confluence
2 9 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (14.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (9.68%) Blender
4 15 (9.68%) CATIA
5 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.29%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.65%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (7.10%) Azure
3 8 (5.16%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (4.52%) SaaS
5 4 (2.58%) AWS
5 4 (2.58%) GitHub
6 3 (1.94%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.29%) GCP
7 2 (1.29%) IaaS
7 2 (1.29%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) Internet
1 5 (3.23%) MQTT
2 2 (1.29%) DHCP
2 2 (1.29%) DNS
2 2 (1.29%) Firewall
2 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) SAP HANA
3 6 (3.87%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (3.87%) GIS
3 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) Power BI
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 36 (23.23%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.94%) JIRA
3 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.32%) Bitbucket
5 13 (8.39%) Visual Studio
6 12 (7.74%) GoogleTest
6 12 (7.74%) Log4Net
6 12 (7.74%) MSBuild
6 12 (7.74%) NMock
6 12 (7.74%) NUnit
6 12 (7.74%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (7.74%) TestRail
7 4 (2.58%) Storybook
8 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (29.68%) Social Skills
2 35 (22.58%) Finance
3 20 (12.90%) Aviation
4 16 (10.32%) Public Sector
5 15 (9.68%) Aerospace
5 15 (9.68%) Military
6 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.16%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (5.16%) Retail
7 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.52%) Marketing
9 4 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.29%) Automotive
11 2 (1.29%) Banking
11 2 (1.29%) Games
11 2 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.65%) Advertising
12 1 (0.65%) Legal
12 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Software Engineer
2 23 (14.84%) Developer
3 22 (14.19%) Analyst
4 19 (12.26%) PHP Software Engineer
5 18 (11.61%) Web Engineer
6 17 (10.97%) .NET Software Engineer
6 17 (10.97%) C# Software Engineer
7 16 (10.32%) .NET Developer
8 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Licensing Specialist
8 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Specialist
8 14 (9.03%) Software Licensing Specialist
9 12 (7.74%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (7.74%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 12 (7.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 12 (7.74%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
9 12 (7.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Business Analyst
11 9 (5.81%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.16%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.03%) .NET
2 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.19%) CSS
3 22 (14.19%) HTML
4 21 (13.55%) Vue.js
5 20 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 19 (12.26%) Laravel
6 19 (12.26%) Nuxt
7 18 (11.61%) CSS3
7 18 (11.61%) HTML5
8 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (10.32%) Blazor
10 12 (7.74%) RESTful
11 8 (5.16%) REST
12 6 (3.87%) React
13 4 (2.58%) Next.js
13 4 (2.58%) Tailwind CSS
14 3 (1.94%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.94%) Web Services
15 2 (1.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Video Editing
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Licensing
3 13 (8.39%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.87%) User Experience
5 5 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.58%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.58%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.58%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.29%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.29%) EPoS
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.65%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Low-Code
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.13%) Software Engineering
2 43 (27.74%) Agile
3 41 (26.45%) Scrum
4 39 (25.16%) Full Stack Development
5 29 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (18.06%) Computer Science
6 28 (18.06%) Project Management
7 26 (16.77%) Decision-Making
8 25 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 25 (16.13%) Web Development
9 23 (14.84%) MVC
10 21 (13.55%) Storyboarding
11 19 (12.26%) Kanban
12 18 (11.61%) Product Roadmap
12 18 (11.61%) Test Automation
13 17 (10.97%) Multithreading
14 14 (9.03%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.03%) Software Licensing
15 13 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 45 (29.03%) C#
3 19 (12.26%) PHP
3 19 (12.26%) SQL
4 17 (10.97%) PowerShell
5 16 (10.32%) VBA
6 12 (7.74%) C++
7 6 (3.87%) C
7 6 (3.87%) Java
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (34.84%) Degree
2 35 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (9.68%) DBS Check
4 14 (9.03%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CCNA
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) HND
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) SLA
3 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) ITGC
4 1 (0.65%) NIST
4 1 (0.65%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (8.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.29%) Terraform
2 2 (1.29%) WSUS
3 1 (0.65%) Control-M
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.68%) Adobe
3 14 (9.03%) Google
4 13 (8.39%) SAP
5 6 (3.87%) Oracle
6 5 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.94%) VMware
8 2 (1.29%) Cognos
8 2 (1.29%) Planview
8 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.29%) Workday
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.65%) New Relic
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.65%) Sun
9 1 (0.65%) Xamarin