Period
to 12 December 2019

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 6 months to 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 207 299
Rank change year-on-year -70 +92 -26
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 32 114 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 1.14% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.94% 3.05% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 106 40
South West median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% -26.92% +85.71%
10th Percentile £19,750 £30,250 £31,975
90th Percentile £56,125 £50,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £58,781 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +6.87% -3.51% -0.87%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,396 3,740 3,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.99% 37.44% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,606 2,911 3,003
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 12 December 2019.

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 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Bristol +30 13 £30,000 -21.05% 3
Wiltshire -48 7 £21,500 -54.74% 1
Dorset -1 5 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Gloucestershire -51 4 £40,500 -19.00%
Cornwall +13 1 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Somerset +11 1 £55,000 +7.32%
Devon -10 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 10 (31.25%) Fintech
5 9 (28.13%) Office 365
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Unix
6 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (21.88%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
7 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
7 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
7 7 (21.88%) Banking
7 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
7 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
7 7 (21.88%) International Banking
7 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Skype
8 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business

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 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Ethereum
5 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (18.75%) Azure
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) AWS
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Skype
1 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) VLAN
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.25%) GLBP
4 2 (6.25%) HSRP
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
4 2 (6.25%) IPv6
4 2 (6.25%) Multicast
4 2 (6.25%) OSPF
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Blockchain
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) MSTest
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) International Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.25%) Local Government
6 1 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Junior
2 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Junior IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Junior IT Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Junior Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
2 4 (12.50%) Vue.js
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) EJB
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) JMS
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) React
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) Sass
5 1 (3.13%) COM
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) JPA
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (31.25%) Fintech
3 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
3 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Microservices
6 4 (12.50%) Office Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Neural Network
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Clojure
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) Java 8
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Apple
3 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) IronPort
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) ESET
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas