Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 246 290
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 -3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 51 83 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.32% 2.10% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 43
South West median annual salary £33,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -10.00% +28.34%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £54,375 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% -5.43% +4.55%

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 3,873 3,951 3,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.53% 37.76% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,941 3,148 3,234
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,175 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,475 £65,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +25 30 £33,750 -17.68% 6
Gloucestershire -33 6 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Dorset -1 5 - - 2
Wiltshire -46 4 £28,908 -39.14% 3
Devon - 3 £27,500 - 3
Somerset +12 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 17 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Fintech
5 16 (31.37%) Oracle
6 15 (29.41%) SQL
7 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (21.57%) Degree
9 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.61%) Banking
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 9 (17.65%) XML
11 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
11 9 (17.65%) Spring
11 9 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 9 (17.65%) Blockchain
11 9 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (17.65%) Machine Learning
11 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
12 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
12 8 (15.69%) Incident Management

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 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
1 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) Ethereum
6 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.69%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (11.76%) Office 365
4 5 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Skype
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) VLAN
3 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) BGP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.92%) GLBP
4 2 (3.92%) HSRP
4 2 (3.92%) IPv4
4 2 (3.92%) IPv6
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) MPLS
4 2 (3.92%) Multicast
4 2 (3.92%) OSPF
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Blockchain
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
3 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) International Banking
4 7 (13.73%) Financial Institution
4 7 (13.73%) Front Office
5 4 (7.84%) Retail
6 2 (3.92%) Local Government
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.65%) Spring
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) RESTful
3 8 (15.69%) Vue.js
4 7 (13.73%) EJB
4 7 (13.73%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) JMS
4 7 (13.73%) Middleware
4 7 (13.73%) React
5 5 (9.80%) .NET
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (5.88%) Smart Contracts
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.96%) Clustering
7 1 (1.96%) Handset
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Unix
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (33.33%) Fintech
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 8 (15.69%) Analytics
5 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.69%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Microservices
5 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Automation
6 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (13.73%) Prototyping
6 7 (13.73%) Use Case
7 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) Neural Network
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 7 (13.73%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Ansible
1 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.73%) Puppet
1 7 (13.73%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) IronPort
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Capita
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) ESET
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam