The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 196 168
Rank change year-on-year -22 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 24 39 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.74% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.31% 2.07% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 70
Median salary £42,500 £36,460 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.56% -8.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £47,750
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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1839 1884 2177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.75% 35.93% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1512 1686
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the South West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the South West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the South West

Back Office
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -31 12 £55,000 +62.96% 4
Dorset +1 5 - -
Gloucestershire +4 4 £40,000 - 1
Somerset -4 2 £38,750 -32.60%
Wiltshire +1 1 £22,000 -30.70% 1
Back Office
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 17 (29.82%) XML
2 15 (26.32%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) OOP
4 12 (21.05%) Finance
5 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 10 (17.54%) CSS
7 9 (15.79%) Web Services
7 9 (15.79%) OO
7 9 (15.79%) PHP
7 9 (15.79%) XML Messaging
8 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 8 (14.04%) MySQL
8 8 (14.04%) CRM
8 8 (14.04%) Process Management
9 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
9 7 (12.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (12.28%) IBM
9 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (12.28%) SAP
9 7 (12.28%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (12.28%) Workflow
9 7 (12.28%) jQuery
9 7 (12.28%) Pega
9 7 (12.28%) Laravel
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.28%) Process Improvement
9 7 (12.28%) Web Application Development

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (3.51%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.75%) Mule
2 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
1 4 (7.02%) Selenium
1 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (10.53%) Front Office
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.28%) BPM Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.02%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.02%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (7.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.02%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) XML
2 11 (19.30%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) XML Messaging
5 7 (12.28%) jQuery
5 7 (12.28%) Laravel
6 6 (10.53%) Spring
7 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.77%) J2EE
8 4 (7.02%) JSON
8 4 (7.02%) REST
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (5.26%) CSS3
9 3 (5.26%) HTML5
9 3 (5.26%) React Native
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
9 3 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Derivative
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) OOP
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
4 8 (14.04%) Process Management
4 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 8 (14.04%) Web Development
5 7 (12.28%) Coaching
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Lean Six Sigma
5 7 (12.28%) Presales
5 7 (12.28%) Process Improvement
5 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
5 7 (12.28%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.28%) Workflow
6 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) Java
2 9 (15.79%) PHP
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) SQR
6 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) IBM
1 7 (12.28%) Pega
1 7 (12.28%) SAP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Zend
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) Dell KACE
4 1 (1.75%) Syclo
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