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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 143 128 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 225 225 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 1.88% 2.96%
As % of the General category 3.15% 3.07% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 199 196 328
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 £100,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7138 7322 8121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.68% 61.10% 62.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5842 6412 7399
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 22 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 22 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.

1 303 (59.53%) Finance
2 205 (40.28%) Banking
3 150 (29.47%) SQL
4 113 (22.20%) Project Management
5 112 (22.00%) Business Analysis
6 103 (20.24%) Derivative
7 100 (19.65%) Front Office
8 93 (18.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 90 (17.68%) Oracle
10 78 (15.32%) Fixed Income
11 77 (15.13%) Investment Banking
12 75 (14.73%) SQL Server
13 68 (13.36%) Microsoft
14 67 (13.16%) Retail
15 66 (12.97%) Java
16 63 (12.38%) Degree
16 63 (12.38%) Credit Risk
17 61 (11.98%) Windows
18 59 (11.59%) Asset Management
18 59 (11.59%) Programme Management
19 58 (11.39%) Equities
20 56 (11.00%) C#
21 54 (10.61%) HTML
22 52 (10.22%) .NET
22 52 (10.22%) OO
23 49 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (9.43%) Hedge funds
25 42 (8.25%) SWIFT
26 41 (8.06%) MS Excel
27 40 (7.86%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.54%) SharePoint
1 18 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.95%) Apache
3 12 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.57%) Lync
5 8 (1.57%) IIS
6 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.11%) MS Office
3 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) LatentZero
2 8 (1.57%) SimCorp Dimension
3 7 (1.38%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.79%) Endur
5 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.59%) Beauchamp
5 3 (0.59%) Decalog
5 3 (0.59%) LongView
5 3 (0.59%) HiInvest
5 3 (0.59%) HiPerformance
5 3 (0.59%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.59%) Advent Moxy
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.39%) Magento
6 2 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.39%) Eikon
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.39%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.16%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.34%) SAN
1 17 (3.34%) Internet
2 13 (2.55%) HTTP
3 12 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.38%) LAN
4 7 (1.38%) FTP
5 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.18%) POP3
5 6 (1.18%) IMAP
6 5 (0.98%) DNS
6 5 (0.98%) DHCP
6 5 (0.98%) Firewall
6 5 (0.98%) Intranet
7 4 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.79%) WAN
7 4 (0.79%) VPN
8 3 (0.59%) VoIP
8 3 (0.59%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.39%) BGP
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.29%) MySQL
4 30 (5.89%) Oracle Database
5 23 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.57%) Big Data
13 7 (1.38%) QlikView
14 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.98%) SAP BI
15 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (4.72%) Subversion
2 9 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.57%) JIRA
4 5 (0.98%) Maven
5 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.59%) Selenium
6 3 (0.59%) JUnit
6 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.59%) YourKit
6 3 (0.59%) VisualVM
6 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.59%) Hudson
7 2 (0.39%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.39%) QARun
8 1 (0.20%) WATIR
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 303 (59.53%) Finance
2 205 (40.28%) Banking
3 100 (19.65%) Front Office
4 77 (15.13%) Investment Banking
5 67 (13.16%) Retail
6 37 (7.27%) Retail Banking
7 29 (5.70%) General Ledger
8 23 (4.52%) Financial Institution
9 22 (4.32%) French Language
9 22 (4.32%) German Language
10 15 (2.95%) Telecoms
11 13 (2.55%) Marketing
12 12 (2.36%) International Banking
13 8 (1.57%) Manufacturing
14 7 (1.38%) Legal
14 7 (1.38%) Games
15 3 (0.59%) Billing
15 3 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 185 (36.35%) Analyst
2 119 (23.38%) Business Analyst
3 103 (20.24%) Developer
4 60 (11.79%) Project Manager
5 44 (8.64%) Applications Support
6 42 (8.25%) Consultant
7 30 (5.89%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.30%) Architect
9 23 (4.52%) PHP Developer
10 22 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 20 (3.93%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 20 (3.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 19 (3.73%) Banking Business Analyst
12 19 (3.73%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
12 19 (3.73%) IT Consultant
13 18 (3.54%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (2.95%) Lead Architect
16 14 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.61%) HTML
2 52 (10.22%) .NET
3 40 (7.86%) CSS
4 35 (6.88%) XML
4 35 (6.88%) jQuery
5 26 (5.11%) LAMP
6 24 (4.72%) XHTML
7 23 (4.52%) ASP.NET
8 21 (4.13%) Ajax
9 20 (3.93%) Zend Framework
10 16 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (3.14%) Web Services
11 14 (2.75%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (2.36%) RESTful
13 12 (2.36%) HTML5
13 12 (2.36%) Spring
14 11 (2.16%) Sass
15 10 (1.96%) WinForms
16 9 (1.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (20.24%) Derivative
2 93 (18.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 78 (15.32%) Fixed Income
4 63 (12.38%) Credit Risk
5 58 (11.39%) Equities
6 48 (9.43%) Hedge funds
7 42 (8.25%) SWIFT
8 36 (7.07%) Equity Derivative
9 33 (6.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 32 (6.29%) Credit Derivative
11 20 (3.93%) Computer Science
12 12 (2.36%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.96%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.57%) Life Science
15 7 (1.38%) Reference Data
16 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
17 4 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.98%) Windows
2 32 (6.29%) UNIX
3 28 (5.50%) Linux
4 11 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.96%) Solaris
6 7 (1.38%) AIX
7 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.98%) HPUX
8 5 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.98%) Fedora
8 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.59%) Android
9 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.20%) Project Management
2 112 (22.00%) Business Analysis
3 59 (11.59%) Asset Management
3 59 (11.59%) Programme Management
4 52 (10.22%) OO
5 49 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.66%) Investment Management
7 38 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (7.07%) ITIL
9 32 (6.29%) Risk Management
10 31 (6.09%) Data Modelling
11 30 (5.89%) Data Management
12 29 (5.70%) Time Management
13 27 (5.30%) TDD
14 25 (4.91%) Change Management
15 24 (4.72%) Workflow
15 24 (4.72%) Multithreading
16 23 (4.52%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.32%) Scrum
18 21 (4.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 150 (29.47%) SQL
2 66 (12.97%) Java
3 56 (11.00%) C#
4 39 (7.66%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.29%) C++
6 30 (5.89%) T-SQL
6 30 (5.89%) PHP
7 27 (5.30%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.32%) VBA
9 20 (3.93%) PHP5
10 15 (2.95%) Perl
10 15 (2.95%) C
11 14 (2.75%) Python
12 13 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.57%) VB
14 7 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.59%) VBScript
15 3 (0.59%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.59%) Scala
16 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (12.38%) Degree
2 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.38%) MCP
5 6 (1.18%) ISEB
6 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.39%) PMP
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.39%) MCITP
8 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.20%) MCTS
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) HNC
9 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.34%) SLA
2 16 (3.14%) QA
3 8 (1.57%) EMIR
4 7 (1.38%) AIFMD
4 7 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) FATCA
6 2 (0.39%) COREP
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.20%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
System Software
1 26 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.77%) XenApp
3 7 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.18%) MDaemon
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.59%) XenServer
5 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) SCCM
2 4 (0.79%) Control-M
3 3 (0.59%) Nagios
3 3 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.20%) Foglight
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 90 (17.68%) Oracle
2 68 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.89%) Bloomberg
4 24 (4.72%) Calypso
5 20 (3.93%) Zend
6 18 (3.54%) Charles River
7 17 (3.34%) thinkFolio
8 14 (2.75%) Reuters
9 12 (2.36%) HP
9 12 (2.36%) SimCorp
10 11 (2.16%) VMware
11 10 (1.96%) SAP
11 10 (1.96%) Sybase
11 10 (1.96%) Fidessa
11 10 (1.96%) Citrix
11 10 (1.96%) Cisco
12 8 (1.57%) FactSet
13 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.18%) IBM
14 6 (1.18%) Apple
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £100 - £110 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £350 - £500 per day + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £62000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits & bonus
Posted: 14 days ago