Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Back Office
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 275 193
Rank change year-on-year +7 -82 +12
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 48 70 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.64% 1.55%
As % of the General category 1.39% 1.91% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 156
South West median annual salary £67,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.86% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,525 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,000 £51,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +3.18% -

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 3445 3661 4911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.73% 33.70% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 2932 3870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +6.34% +3.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,796
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Wiltshire +10 28 £70,000 +100.00% 2
Bristol -22 15 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Gloucestershire +25 2 £30,250 -42.38%
Cornwall - 2 £35,000 -
Dorset -9 1 £43,500 +55.36%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (35.42%) Test Management
4 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
4 17 (35.42%) Derivative
4 17 (35.42%) OTC Derivatives
4 17 (35.42%) Scenario Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.92%) SAP
6 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 9 (18.75%) Front Office
6 9 (18.75%) Fintech
6 9 (18.75%) Virtual Team
6 9 (18.75%) Analytics
7 8 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Billing
9 6 (12.50%) .NET
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (10.42%) Advertising
10 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.33%) HTML
11 4 (8.33%) Java
11 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (8.33%) JUnit
11 4 (8.33%) CSS
11 4 (8.33%) Cadence
11 4 (8.33%) Git (software)

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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) DataStage
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
1 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Hudson
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.33%) JUnit
1 4 (8.33%) NUnit
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
1 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Front Office
3 7 (14.58%) Billing
4 5 (10.42%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Architect
4 10 (20.83%) SAP Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) CRM Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) Laravel
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) React Native
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Derivative
1 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 17 (35.42%) OTC Derivatives
2 9 (18.75%) Fintech
2 9 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
3 17 (35.42%) Scenario Testing
3 17 (35.42%) Test Management
4 9 (18.75%) Analytics
4 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.17%) SDLC
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (2.08%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
1 11 (22.92%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) Cadence
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Netezza
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Zend