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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 144 132 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -50
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 222 232 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 1.94% 2.98%
As % of the General category 3.05% 3.16% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 195 201 326
Average salary £55,000 £59,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £97,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7285 7340 8062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.84% 61.30% 61.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5946 6441 7346
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 297 (59.16%) Finance
2 201 (40.04%) Banking
3 144 (28.69%) SQL
4 114 (22.71%) Project Management
5 109 (21.71%) Business Analysis
6 97 (19.32%) Derivative
7 96 (19.12%) Front Office
8 88 (17.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 86 (17.13%) Oracle
10 74 (14.74%) Fixed Income
11 73 (14.54%) Investment Banking
12 71 (14.14%) SQL Server
13 67 (13.35%) Microsoft
13 67 (13.35%) Retail
14 65 (12.95%) Java
15 61 (12.15%) Credit Risk
16 60 (11.95%) Degree
16 60 (11.95%) Windows
17 59 (11.75%) Programme Management
18 58 (11.55%) Asset Management
19 53 (10.56%) Equities
19 53 (10.56%) C#
19 53 (10.56%) HTML
20 50 (9.96%) .NET
21 48 (9.56%) OO
21 48 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (8.96%) Hedge funds
23 40 (7.97%) Investment Management
24 39 (7.77%) JavaScript
24 39 (7.77%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.99%) Apache
4 12 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.59%) Lync
6 8 (1.59%) IIS
7 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.18%) MS Office
3 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.00%) MS Project
4 5 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) LatentZero
1 9 (1.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.39%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.60%) HiInvest
3 3 (0.60%) HiPerformance
3 3 (0.60%) Endur
3 3 (0.60%) Decalog
3 3 (0.60%) LongView
3 3 (0.60%) Beauchamp
3 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.60%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 3 (0.60%) Advent Moxy
4 2 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.40%) Eikon
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.40%) RMDS
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.19%) PaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.39%) SAN
1 17 (3.39%) Internet
2 13 (2.59%) HTTP
3 12 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.39%) LAN
5 6 (1.20%) IMAP
5 6 (1.20%) FTP
5 6 (1.20%) POP3
5 6 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.20%) Intranet
6 5 (1.00%) Firewall
6 5 (1.00%) DNS
6 5 (1.00%) DHCP
7 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.80%) WAN
7 4 (0.80%) VPN
8 3 (0.60%) VoIP
8 3 (0.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.40%) BGP
10 1 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.18%) MySQL
4 30 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 23 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.59%) Big Data
12 7 (1.39%) QlikView
13 5 (1.00%) SAP BI
13 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.60%) DB2
15 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (4.38%) Subversion
2 9 (1.79%) JIRA
3 8 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.00%) Maven
5 3 (0.60%) JUnit
5 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.60%) Selenium
5 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.60%) Hudson
5 3 (0.60%) YourKit
5 3 (0.60%) VisualVM
5 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.40%) QARun
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.40%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 297 (59.16%) Finance
2 201 (40.04%) Banking
3 96 (19.12%) Front Office
4 73 (14.54%) Investment Banking
5 67 (13.35%) Retail
6 37 (7.37%) Retail Banking
7 27 (5.38%) General Ledger
8 22 (4.38%) French Language
8 22 (4.38%) German Language
8 22 (4.38%) Financial Institution
9 17 (3.39%) Telecoms
10 14 (2.79%) Marketing
11 12 (2.39%) International Banking
12 8 (1.59%) Legal
12 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
13 7 (1.39%) Games
14 4 (0.80%) Billing
15 3 (0.60%) Law
15 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (35.46%) Analyst
2 116 (23.11%) Business Analyst
3 100 (19.92%) Developer
4 59 (11.75%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.57%) Consultant
6 41 (8.17%) Applications Support
7 28 (5.58%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.38%) Architect
9 22 (4.38%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.38%) PHP Developer
10 19 (3.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 19 (3.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 19 (3.78%) IT Consultant
10 19 (3.78%) Java Developer
10 19 (3.78%) Banking Business Analyst
11 18 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
12 17 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (2.99%) Lead Architect
14 12 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.56%) HTML
2 50 (9.96%) .NET
3 39 (7.77%) CSS
4 34 (6.77%) XML
4 34 (6.77%) jQuery
5 25 (4.98%) LAMP
6 23 (4.58%) XHTML
7 22 (4.38%) ASP.NET
8 21 (4.18%) Ajax
9 19 (3.78%) Zend Framework
10 16 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (3.19%) Web Services
11 14 (2.79%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (2.39%) HTML5
13 12 (2.39%) RESTful
13 12 (2.39%) Spring
14 11 (2.19%) Sass
15 9 (1.79%) WinForms
16 8 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (19.32%) Derivative
2 88 (17.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 74 (14.74%) Fixed Income
4 61 (12.15%) Credit Risk
5 53 (10.56%) Equities
6 45 (8.96%) Hedge funds
7 39 (7.77%) SWIFT
8 32 (6.37%) Equity Derivative
9 29 (5.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 28 (5.58%) Credit Derivative
11 19 (3.78%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.19%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.99%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.59%) Life Science
14 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.39%) Reference Data
16 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.80%) Clustering
17 4 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.95%) Windows
2 32 (6.37%) UNIX
3 26 (5.18%) Linux
4 11 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.99%) Solaris
6 7 (1.39%) AIX
7 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.00%) Fedora
8 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.00%) HPUX
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) Android
9 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.71%) Project Management
2 109 (21.71%) Business Analysis
3 59 (11.75%) Programme Management
4 58 (11.55%) Asset Management
5 48 (9.56%) OO
5 48 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.97%) Investment Management
7 36 (7.17%) ITIL
8 34 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (5.98%) Risk Management
10 29 (5.78%) Data Modelling
11 28 (5.58%) TDD
11 28 (5.58%) Data Management
12 26 (5.18%) Time Management
13 25 (4.98%) Change Management
14 24 (4.78%) Scrum
14 24 (4.78%) Workflow
14 24 (4.78%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.58%) Multithreading
16 22 (4.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 144 (28.69%) SQL
2 65 (12.95%) Java
3 53 (10.56%) C#
4 39 (7.77%) JavaScript
5 31 (6.18%) C++
6 28 (5.58%) T-SQL
6 28 (5.58%) PHP
7 26 (5.18%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.18%) VBA
9 19 (3.78%) PHP5
10 15 (2.99%) Perl
10 15 (2.99%) C
11 14 (2.79%) Python
12 12 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.00%) VB
15 3 (0.60%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.60%) VBScript
15 3 (0.60%) Ruby
15 3 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (11.95%) Degree
2 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.39%) ISEB
4 7 (1.39%) MCP
5 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) MCITP
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ACCA
8 1 (0.20%) CIMA
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.59%) QA
2 17 (3.39%) SLA
3 8 (1.59%) EMIR
4 7 (1.39%) AIFMD
4 7 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) COREP
6 2 (0.40%) FATCA
6 2 (0.40%) MiFID
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.20%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
System Software
1 26 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) XenApp
3 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.20%) MDaemon
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.60%) XenServer
5 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) SCCM
2 3 (0.60%) Nagios
2 3 (0.60%) Control-M
2 3 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) Foglight
4 1 (0.20%) Cacti
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 86 (17.13%) Oracle
2 67 (13.35%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.18%) Bloomberg
4 20 (3.98%) Calypso
5 19 (3.78%) Charles River
5 19 (3.78%) Zend
6 18 (3.59%) thinkFolio
7 14 (2.79%) Reuters
8 13 (2.59%) SimCorp
9 12 (2.39%) HP
10 11 (2.19%) VMware
11 10 (1.99%) SAP
11 10 (1.99%) Citrix
11 10 (1.99%) Cisco
12 9 (1.79%) Sybase
13 8 (1.59%) FactSet
13 8 (1.59%) Fidessa
14 7 (1.39%) IBM
14 7 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.20%) Apple
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits + shares
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £100 - £110 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago