The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - 36 45
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 0 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.11% 3.45%
As % of the General category - 2.76% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 181 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 80.33% 76.37% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 168 292
Average salary £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis