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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 21 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.22% 1.67% 4.85%
As % of the General category 13.40% 2.21% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 16
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
97 181 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 53.89% 75.73% 81.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 160 214
Average salary £57,500 £78,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.28% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Fixed Income
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) French Language
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Cash Management
4 4 (30.77%) MVVM
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) French Language
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Junior
2 5 (38.46%) Junior Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Release Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) WCF
1 4 (30.77%) WPF
1 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Fixed Income
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Release Management
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (30.77%) Cash Management
1 4 (30.77%) MVVM
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley