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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 143 121 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 204 256 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 2.14% 3.12%
As % of the General category 2.96% 3.48% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 173 218 347
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
6894 7361 7975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.37% 61.41% 61.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5666 6530 7286
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 £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 260 (55.56%) Finance
2 174 (37.18%) Banking
3 147 (31.41%) SQL
4 88 (18.80%) Project Management
5 82 (17.52%) Business Analysis
5 82 (17.52%) Derivative
6 79 (16.88%) Oracle
7 78 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 75 (16.03%) Front Office
9 69 (14.74%) Microsoft
10 67 (14.32%) Asset Management
11 66 (14.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 66 (14.10%) Windows
12 64 (13.68%) Investment Banking
13 62 (13.25%) Degree
14 58 (12.39%) Java
15 55 (11.75%) Retail
16 54 (11.54%) HTML
17 53 (11.32%) Fixed Income
18 49 (10.47%) C#
19 48 (10.26%) Investment Management
20 47 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
21 46 (9.83%) Programme Management
22 45 (9.62%) .NET
23 44 (9.40%) Credit Risk
24 43 (9.19%) ITIL
24 43 (9.19%) MS Excel
25 41 (8.76%) OO
25 41 (8.76%) JavaScript
26 40 (8.55%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (2.99%) Apache
4 13 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.56%) IIS
6 7 (1.50%) Lync
6 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Node.js
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.34%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.35%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.50%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.28%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.64%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.43%) Magento
5 2 (0.43%) Eikon
5 2 (0.43%) RMDS
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.43%) Summit
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.43%) assyst
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.43%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.21%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.06%) SAN
2 17 (3.63%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.21%) Internet
4 13 (2.78%) HTTP
5 9 (1.92%) IMAP
5 9 (1.92%) POP3
6 8 (1.71%) LAN
6 8 (1.71%) Intranet
6 8 (1.71%) WAN
6 8 (1.71%) Firewall
7 7 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.50%) VPN
8 5 (1.07%) DNS
8 5 (1.07%) DHCP
8 5 (1.07%) BGP
8 5 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.85%) Wireless
9 4 (0.85%) IPsec
9 4 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.84%) Oracle Database
3 30 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.70%) MySQL
4 22 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.71%) Big Data
11 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.28%) QlikView
13 5 (1.07%) SAP BI
13 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Subversion
2 8 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.50%) JIRA
4 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.07%) Maven
6 3 (0.64%) JUnit
6 3 (0.64%) Selenium
6 3 (0.64%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.64%) Hudson
6 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.64%) VisualVM
6 3 (0.64%) YourKit
7 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) QARun
7 2 (0.43%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 260 (55.56%) Finance
2 174 (37.18%) Banking
3 75 (16.03%) Front Office
4 64 (13.68%) Investment Banking
5 55 (11.75%) Retail
6 30 (6.41%) Retail Banking
7 23 (4.91%) French Language
8 22 (4.70%) German Language
9 20 (4.27%) Financial Institution
9 20 (4.27%) Telecoms
10 15 (3.21%) Marketing
11 13 (2.78%) International Banking
12 10 (2.14%) General Ledger
13 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.07%) Games
15 4 (0.85%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.85%) Billing
15 4 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.64%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (36.11%) Analyst
2 106 (22.65%) Business Analyst
3 95 (20.30%) Developer
4 43 (9.19%) Consultant
5 42 (8.97%) Applications Support
6 35 (7.48%) Project Manager
7 32 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.34%) Architect
9 23 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.06%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (4.06%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.06%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.63%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.63%) Banking Business Analyst
13 16 (3.42%) Lead Architect
13 16 (3.42%) IT Consultant
14 15 (3.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 15 (3.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 13 (2.78%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.54%) HTML
2 45 (9.62%) .NET
3 40 (8.55%) CSS
4 35 (7.48%) jQuery
5 32 (6.84%) XML
6 24 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 20 (4.27%) LAMP
8 19 (4.06%) HTML5
9 18 (3.85%) XHTML
10 17 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (3.42%) Ajax
12 15 (3.21%) Web Services
12 15 (3.21%) Zend Framework
13 13 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 13 (2.78%) Spring
14 12 (2.56%) RESTful
15 11 (2.35%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.35%) Sass
16 9 (1.92%) MAPI
17 8 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.52%) Derivative
2 66 (14.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (11.32%) Fixed Income
4 44 (9.40%) Credit Risk
5 29 (6.20%) Equities
6 27 (5.77%) Hedge funds
7 25 (5.34%) SWIFT
8 16 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 8 (1.71%) Life Science
12 8 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (1.07%) Market Risk
15 5 (1.07%) Clustering
15 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.10%) Windows
2 38 (8.12%) UNIX
3 28 (5.98%) Linux
4 12 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.14%) Solaris
7 7 (1.50%) AIX
8 5 (1.07%) HPUX
8 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.07%) Fedora
8 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) CentOS
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.80%) Project Management
2 82 (17.52%) Business Analysis
3 67 (14.32%) Asset Management
4 48 (10.26%) Investment Management
5 47 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (9.83%) Programme Management
7 43 (9.19%) ITIL
8 41 (8.76%) OO
9 29 (6.20%) Change Management
9 29 (6.20%) Risk Management
10 28 (5.98%) TDD
11 24 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (4.91%) MVC
12 23 (4.91%) Workflow
13 21 (4.49%) Multithreading
14 20 (4.27%) Fund Accounting
14 20 (4.27%) E-Commerce
14 20 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.06%) Data Modelling
15 19 (4.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 147 (31.41%) SQL
2 58 (12.39%) Java
3 49 (10.47%) C#
4 41 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 25 (5.34%) C++
6 25 (5.34%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.13%) VBA
8 23 (4.91%) PHP
9 19 (4.06%) Perl
10 15 (3.21%) PHP5
11 14 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.99%) C
11 14 (2.99%) Python
12 10 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.85%) VB
14 3 (0.64%) PowerHouse
14 3 (0.64%) Ruby
14 3 (0.64%) VBScript
14 3 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (13.25%) Degree
2 14 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.14%) MCP
4 7 (1.50%) ISEB
5 6 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.85%) CCNP
7 4 (0.85%) RHCE
7 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.64%) MCITP
8 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCTS
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
10 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.49%) QA
2 17 (3.63%) SLA
3 9 (1.92%) EMIR
4 7 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.28%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.43%) COREP
8 1 (0.21%) FINREP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.21%) FATCA
8 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 27 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.92%) MDaemon
3 8 (1.71%) XenApp
4 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.85%) vSphere
5 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
7 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) Nagios
2 5 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.85%) SCCM
3 4 (0.85%) Cacti
4 3 (0.64%) Control-M
4 3 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) Foglight
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) YUM
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (16.88%) Oracle
2 69 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 20 (4.27%) thinkFolio
5 19 (4.06%) Charles River
6 17 (3.63%) SimCorp
7 16 (3.42%) Reuters
8 15 (3.21%) VMware
8 15 (3.21%) Zend
9 14 (2.99%) Calypso
10 13 (2.78%) HP
10 13 (2.78%) Cisco
11 11 (2.35%) Citrix
11 11 (2.35%) Murex
12 10 (2.14%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.14%) IBM
12 10 (2.14%) SAP
13 8 (1.71%) FactSet
14 7 (1.50%) Fidessa
15 6 (1.28%) Sybase
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Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago