The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 119 140 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 275 211 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 1.79% 2.60%
As % of the General category 3.69% 3.05% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 226 187 331
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7461 6919 8733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.94% 58.83% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 6033 7829
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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.

1 267 (61.24%) Finance
2 186 (42.66%) Banking
3 123 (28.21%) SQL
4 106 (24.31%) Business Analysis
5 90 (20.64%) Project Management
6 88 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (19.72%) Front Office
8 81 (18.58%) Derivative
9 76 (17.43%) Investment Banking
10 70 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (16.06%) SQL Server
11 69 (15.83%) Oracle
12 67 (15.37%) Fixed Income
13 64 (14.68%) .NET
13 64 (14.68%) C#
14 60 (13.76%) Equities
15 55 (12.61%) Credit Risk
16 53 (12.16%) Microsoft
17 52 (11.93%) Degree
18 49 (11.24%) HTML
18 49 (11.24%) Java
19 48 (11.01%) Windows
20 44 (10.09%) OO
20 44 (10.09%) Retail
20 44 (10.09%) Asset Management
21 41 (9.40%) JavaScript
22 40 (9.17%) Hedge funds
23 37 (8.49%) SWIFT
23 37 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
24 36 (8.26%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.98%) IIS
3 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.38%) Lync
5 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.92%) Apache
5 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.67%) MS Office
3 8 (1.83%) MS Project
4 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Summit
2 6 (1.38%) LatentZero
2 6 (1.38%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.92%) Endur
4 3 (0.69%) Decalog
4 3 (0.69%) LongView
4 3 (0.69%) HiInvest
4 3 (0.69%) HiPerformance
4 3 (0.69%) Beauchamp
4 3 (0.69%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.69%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.46%) RMDS
5 2 (0.46%) Capstone
5 2 (0.46%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.46%) Minerva
5 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.28%) FTP
2 19 (4.36%) Internet
3 12 (2.75%) Intranet
4 9 (2.06%) HTTP
5 7 (1.61%) DHCP
5 7 (1.61%) DNS
5 7 (1.61%) SAN
6 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.92%) Firewall
8 1 (0.23%) PABX
8 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.19%) MySQL
4 16 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.83%) QlikView
5 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.92%) Big Data
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.05%) Subversion
2 9 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.38%) JIRA
5 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.23%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.23%) QARun
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 267 (61.24%) Finance
2 186 (42.66%) Banking
3 86 (19.72%) Front Office
4 76 (17.43%) Investment Banking
5 44 (10.09%) Retail
6 29 (6.65%) Financial Institution
7 25 (5.73%) General Ledger
8 20 (4.59%) Retail Banking
9 15 (3.44%) French Language
10 13 (2.98%) German Language
11 10 (2.29%) Marketing
11 10 (2.29%) Legal
12 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.15%) Games
14 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.69%) Advertising
15 3 (0.69%) Law
15 3 (0.69%) Billing
16 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (38.30%) Analyst
2 107 (24.54%) Business Analyst
3 97 (22.25%) Developer
4 60 (13.76%) Project Manager
5 32 (7.34%) Applications Support
6 31 (7.11%) Support Analyst
7 23 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 22 (5.05%) Consultant
9 20 (4.59%) PHP Developer
10 19 (4.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 19 (4.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 19 (4.36%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (3.44%) Banking Business Analyst
12 14 (3.21%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.21%) Programme Manager
13 13 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.75%) Agile Project Manager
14 12 (2.75%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.75%) IT Consultant
14 12 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.68%) .NET
2 49 (11.24%) HTML
3 34 (7.80%) CSS
4 30 (6.88%) jQuery
5 27 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 26 (5.96%) XML
7 21 (4.82%) XHTML
8 20 (4.59%) LAMP
8 20 (4.59%) Ajax
9 19 (4.36%) WCF
9 19 (4.36%) Zend Framework
10 16 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (3.67%) WPF
11 15 (3.44%) Web Services
12 14 (3.21%) WinForms
13 12 (2.75%) Swing
14 11 (2.52%) RESTful
14 11 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 10 (2.29%) Sass
15 10 (2.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 81 (18.58%) Derivative
3 67 (15.37%) Fixed Income
4 60 (13.76%) Equities
5 55 (12.61%) Credit Risk
6 40 (9.17%) Hedge funds
7 37 (8.49%) SWIFT
8 35 (8.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 34 (7.80%) Equity Derivative
10 32 (7.34%) Credit Derivative
11 25 (5.73%) Market Risk
12 22 (5.05%) Computer Science
13 17 (3.90%) Management Information System
14 13 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.38%) Reference Data
16 4 (0.92%) Life Science
16 4 (0.92%) Smartphone
16 4 (0.92%) PKI
16 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.01%) Windows
2 20 (4.59%) Linux
3 18 (4.13%) UNIX
4 7 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.38%) Solaris
5 6 (1.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.92%) Android
6 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) HPUX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.31%) Business Analysis
2 90 (20.64%) Project Management
3 70 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.09%) OO
4 44 (10.09%) Asset Management
5 37 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (8.26%) Programme Management
7 34 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 31 (7.11%) Use Case
8 31 (7.11%) Risk Management
9 30 (6.88%) Data Management
10 29 (6.65%) Scrum
11 27 (6.19%) TDD
11 27 (6.19%) Time Management
12 25 (5.73%) MVC
13 23 (5.28%) User Stories
14 22 (5.05%) Multithreading
15 21 (4.82%) Investment Management
15 21 (4.82%) ITIL
15 21 (4.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 123 (28.21%) SQL
2 64 (14.68%) C#
3 49 (11.24%) Java
4 41 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.96%) PHP
6 22 (5.05%) PL/SQL
6 22 (5.05%) C++
7 20 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.36%) PHP5
9 12 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.06%) VBA
11 8 (1.83%) VB
11 8 (1.83%) Perl
12 7 (1.61%) C
12 7 (1.61%) Python
13 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.69%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) Ruby
15 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (11.93%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (1.61%) Sun Certification
3 7 (1.61%) MCSE
4 4 (0.92%) MCITP
4 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.46%) CFA
5 2 (0.46%) PhD
5 2 (0.46%) MCSA
5 2 (0.46%) ISEB
5 2 (0.46%) PMP
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.23%) HNC
6 1 (0.23%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.38%) EMIR
4 4 (0.92%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.46%) MiFID
6 2 (0.46%) FATCA
7 1 (0.23%) COREP
7 1 (0.23%) FINREP
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.06%) XenApp
4 4 (0.92%) XenServer
4 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.69%) Control-M
3 2 (0.46%) SCOM
3 2 (0.46%) WSUS
3 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (15.83%) Oracle
2 53 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.73%) Calypso
4 19 (4.36%) Zend
5 13 (2.98%) VMware
5 13 (2.98%) Sybase
6 10 (2.29%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.06%) Citrix
8 8 (1.83%) thinkFolio
8 8 (1.83%) Fidessa
9 7 (1.61%) Reuters
9 7 (1.61%) Charles River
10 6 (1.38%) Remedy
11 5 (1.15%) Murex
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco
11 5 (1.15%) Apple
11 5 (1.15%) HP
12 4 (0.92%) RIMES
12 4 (0.92%) SAP
12 4 (0.92%) BMC
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health et
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £67000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Liberum
Salary: Approximately £22,000 per annum + annual discretionary bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £130000 - £170000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Trading House Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Volt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 100% COMMISSION
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + discrtionary bonus & other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
ITHR 752
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago