Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 279 253
Rank change year-on-year +87 -26 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 25 49 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.62% 1.27% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 64
Median annual salary £35,700 £34,375 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -17.66% -20.48%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £26,975
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +17.92% -7.83%

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 1,542 3,848 3,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.35% 38.27% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 2,928 3,156
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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
Wiltshire +56 9 £23,500 -39.46% 1
Bristol +53 8 £44,500 +31.85% 1
Devon +23 7 £35,500 +29.09% 3
Gloucestershire +51 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Azure
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (24.00%) WPF
7 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) ITSM
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB
9 4 (16.00%) OO

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 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.00%) AWS
3 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DSL
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Protractor
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Support
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) WPF
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Blazor
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP
7 1 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) ITSM
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) XAML
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Meraki
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin