The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 159 147 140
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 162 191 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.81% 1.93%
As % of the General category 2.73% 3.10% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 146 141 189
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5928 6160 6362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.04% 58.43% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4995 5192 5712
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Back Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the City of London

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the City of London

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 200 (58.82%) Finance
2 103 (30.29%) SQL
3 97 (28.53%) Front Office
4 94 (27.65%) Banking
5 81 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (18.53%) Asset Management
7 58 (17.06%) Microsoft
8 57 (16.76%) Degree
9 54 (15.88%) Investment Banking
9 54 (15.88%) Project Management
9 54 (15.88%) Windows
10 51 (15.00%) ITIL
10 51 (15.00%) Derivative
10 51 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (14.71%) Java
12 40 (11.76%) C#
12 40 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 40 (11.76%) Business Analysis
13 39 (11.47%) Linux
14 38 (11.18%) .NET
14 38 (11.18%) Computer Science
15 36 (10.59%) HTML
15 36 (10.59%) MS Excel
15 36 (10.59%) Workflow
16 35 (10.29%) Oracle
16 35 (10.29%) Unit Testing
17 34 (10.00%) Investment Management
17 34 (10.00%) Fixed Income
18 33 (9.71%) Scrum
19 32 (9.41%) UNIX

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.00%) IIS
3 15 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.82%) CMS
6 8 (2.35%) JBoss
7 7 (2.06%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.76%) FileNet
8 6 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.47%) Apache
10 3 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.59%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.35%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS Project
4 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.53%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (2.06%) thinkFolio
2 7 (2.06%) TIBCO iProcess
2 7 (2.06%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.47%) HiPortfolio
3 5 (1.47%) MultiFonds
3 5 (1.47%) Advent Geneva
3 5 (1.47%) PORTIA
3 5 (1.47%) Eagle STAR
3 5 (1.47%) Eikon
4 4 (1.18%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.88%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 3 (0.88%) Summit
6 2 (0.59%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.59%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.59%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) VPN
2 10 (2.94%) VoIP
2 10 (2.94%) Internet
3 9 (2.65%) Firewall
4 6 (1.76%) VLAN
5 5 (1.47%) WAN
5 5 (1.47%) DNS
5 5 (1.47%) SAN
6 4 (1.18%) DMZ
6 4 (1.18%) FTP
6 4 (1.18%) LAN
6 4 (1.18%) NAS
7 3 (0.88%) DMVPN
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.88%) Wireless Security
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.88%) Wireless
7 3 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.06%) MySQL
5 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.47%) DB2
6 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.88%) QlikView
8 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
1 11 (3.24%) MSBuild
2 7 (2.06%) JIRA
2 7 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.76%) Subversion
3 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Introscope
General
1 200 (58.82%) Finance
2 97 (28.53%) Front Office
3 94 (27.65%) Banking
4 54 (15.88%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.47%) Retail
6 14 (4.12%) Legal
7 12 (3.53%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.94%) Billing
9 8 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.35%) Law
10 6 (1.76%) Advertising
10 6 (1.76%) French Language
11 5 (1.47%) German Language
11 5 (1.47%) Marketing
12 3 (0.88%) International Banking
12 3 (0.88%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.59%) Electronics
13 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (30.88%) Analyst
2 76 (22.35%) Developer
3 57 (16.76%) Business Analyst
4 41 (12.06%) Support Analyst
5 26 (7.65%) Project Manager
6 25 (7.35%) Consultant
7 22 (6.47%) Applications Support
8 20 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.41%) Architect
11 14 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.12%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.82%) Business Manager
12 13 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (3.82%) IT Support
13 12 (3.53%) Administrator
14 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (3.24%) Desktop Support
15 10 (2.94%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.18%) .NET
2 36 (10.59%) HTML
3 29 (8.53%) FIX Protocol
4 20 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.71%) CSS
6 14 (4.12%) jQuery
7 13 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (3.82%) Ajax
7 13 (3.82%) J2EE
8 12 (3.53%) WCF
9 11 (3.24%) Castle Windsor
9 11 (3.24%) DHTML
9 11 (3.24%) XML
9 11 (3.24%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (2.94%) FpML
10 10 (2.94%) JDBC
10 10 (2.94%) WPF
10 10 (2.94%) Silverlight
11 6 (1.76%) Matplotlib
11 6 (1.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.00%) Derivative
1 51 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.18%) Computer Science
3 34 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 30 (8.82%) Equities
5 24 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (7.06%) Hedge funds
6 15 (4.41%) SWIFT
6 15 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (4.12%) Credit Risk
7 14 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (3.24%) Blackberry
8 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (2.35%) Open Source
11 6 (1.76%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.76%) Economics
12 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.88%) Windows
2 39 (11.47%) Linux
3 32 (9.41%) UNIX
4 27 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 22 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.76%) Solaris
9 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.18%) CentOS
10 4 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.59%) SUSE
12 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Fedora
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.53%) Asset Management
3 54 (15.88%) Project Management
4 51 (15.00%) ITIL
5 40 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 36 (10.59%) Workflow
7 35 (10.29%) Unit Testing
8 34 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 33 (9.71%) Scrum
10 29 (8.53%) E-Commerce
11 26 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.35%) PRINCE2
12 25 (7.35%) BDD
13 21 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (6.18%) TDD
14 20 (5.88%) Change Management
15 19 (5.59%) Document Management
15 19 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (5.29%) Analytics
17 16 (4.71%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.29%) SQL
2 50 (14.71%) Java
3 40 (11.76%) C#
4 24 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.18%) VBA
6 19 (5.59%) Perl
7 13 (3.82%) Python
8 10 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.94%) PHP
8 10 (2.94%) C++
9 9 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.35%) R
11 7 (2.06%) VB
12 6 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.76%) C
13 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.88%) VBScript
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 57 (16.76%) Degree
2 9 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (1.76%) MCITP
4 6 (1.76%) PhD
5 5 (1.47%) MCSE
5 5 (1.47%) PMP
6 4 (1.18%) VCP4
7 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) MCP
7 3 (0.88%) MCSA
7 3 (0.88%) CCNP
7 3 (0.88%) CCNA
7 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.88%) RHCE
8 2 (0.59%) ACCA
9 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.29%) QA
2 6 (1.76%) EMIR
2 6 (1.76%) MiFID
3 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.29%) FATCA
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.94%) XenApp
3 5 (1.47%) vSphere
3 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.18%) XenServer
5 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) WSUS
2 3 (0.88%) SCCM
2 3 (0.88%) Cacti
2 3 (0.88%) Nagios
2 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.59%) Control-M
3 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.59%) OpenView
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
4 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 58 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.29%) Oracle
3 20 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 18 (5.29%) Citrix
5 15 (4.41%) SimCorp
6 11 (3.24%) VMware
7 10 (2.94%) Reuters
7 10 (2.94%) Sybase
7 10 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.94%) Cisco
8 9 (2.65%) Charles River
8 9 (2.65%) Vermilion
9 8 (2.35%) Linedata
9 8 (2.35%) IBM
9 8 (2.35%) SunGard
10 7 (2.06%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.76%) Kofax
11 6 (1.76%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.76%) SAP
12 5 (1.47%) Calypso
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + stock equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago