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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 75 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.33% 1.08% 0.13%
As % of the General category 7.43% 3.90% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Median salary £32,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.28% +8.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 175 205 204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 31.42% 27.59% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 159 188 161
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £55,000
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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (83.33%) Retail
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 14 (58.33%) ISEB
7 13 (54.17%) Windows
7 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
8 12 (50.00%) TDD
8 12 (50.00%) BDD
8 12 (50.00%) Selenium
8 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
8 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Test Planning
9 11 (45.83%) SDLC
9 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
12 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.50%) OOP
12 3 (12.50%) OO
12 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 3 (12.50%) Programme Management

Back Office
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
1 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Test Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Director
5 1 (4.17%) IT Director
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) EFT
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Scrum
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) BDD
4 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 12 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (45.83%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (45.83%) SDLC
5 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Test Planning
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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