The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 62 79 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.64% 0.77% 0.42%
As % of the General category 5.78% 3.16% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Median salary £31,000 £47,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.73% +106.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 173 190 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.36% 24.23% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 151 174 185
Median salary £42,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Back Office
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Southampton

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Southampton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Southampton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Retail
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 5 (38.46%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
6 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Director
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) EFT
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle