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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 124 133 153
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 136 219 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 2.09% 1.79%
As % of the General category 3.59% 3.52% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 113 194 195
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
3786 6224 7285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.46% 59.32% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3450 5234 5946
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 189 (67.99%) Finance
2 108 (38.85%) Asset Management
3 104 (37.41%) SQL
4 67 (24.10%) Investment Management
5 66 (23.74%) Derivative
6 64 (23.02%) Project Management
6 64 (23.02%) Fixed Income
7 53 (19.06%) Front Office
8 50 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (17.27%) Banking
10 46 (16.55%) Degree
10 46 (16.55%) C#
11 45 (16.19%) Business Analysis
12 43 (15.47%) Portfolio Management
12 43 (15.47%) SQL Server
13 40 (14.39%) Microsoft
14 39 (14.03%) Fund Accounting
15 38 (13.67%) Java
16 35 (12.59%) Hedge funds
17 32 (11.51%) MS Excel
17 32 (11.51%) Risk Management
17 32 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (10.79%) Unix
18 30 (10.79%) SimCorp
18 30 (10.79%) SDLC
19 29 (10.43%) MS Office
19 29 (10.43%) Scrum
20 28 (10.07%) Oracle
20 28 (10.07%) Data Management
20 28 (10.07%) Markit EDM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.60%) MQSeries
3 9 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.80%) CMS
5 4 (1.44%) IIS
5 4 (1.44%) Kentico
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.43%) MS Office
3 24 (8.63%) MS Project
4 10 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 28 (10.07%) Markit EDM
2 24 (8.63%) thinkFolio
3 13 (4.68%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (2.88%) Hi Portfolio
5 6 (2.16%) LatentZero
5 6 (2.16%) Tradar
6 5 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.08%) Advent Moxy
7 3 (1.08%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 3 (1.08%) Beauchamp
7 3 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.08%) Decalog
7 3 (1.08%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (1.08%) Eze OMS
7 3 (1.08%) Front Arena
7 3 (1.08%) HiInvest
7 3 (1.08%) LongView
7 3 (1.08%) MultiFonds
7 3 (1.08%) PORTIA
7 3 (1.08%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.88%) DNS
2 6 (2.16%) WAN
2 6 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.80%) Internet
3 5 (1.80%) LAN
3 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.44%) Intranet
5 3 (1.08%) 3G
5 3 (1.08%) DHCP
5 3 (1.08%) Firewall
5 3 (1.08%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) SMTP
6 1 (0.36%) SNMP
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (4.32%) EDRMS
4 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.52%) Redis
7 5 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.44%) MS Access
9 3 (1.08%) OLAP
9 3 (1.08%) OLTP
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.08%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.72%) Big Data
10 2 (0.72%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (0.72%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) MSTest
1 3 (1.08%) NUnit
1 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Moq
2 2 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.36%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 189 (67.99%) Finance
2 53 (19.06%) Front Office
3 48 (17.27%) Banking
4 15 (5.40%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.24%) Marketing
6 6 (2.16%) Advertising
7 5 (1.80%) Law
7 5 (1.80%) Legal
8 4 (1.44%) International Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Retail
9 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (29.86%) Analyst
2 45 (16.19%) Developer
3 41 (14.75%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.15%) Consultant
5 26 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 26 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 22 (7.91%) SQL Analyst
6 22 (7.91%) SQL Developer
7 21 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.19%) Applications Support
9 18 (6.47%) Senior SQL Developer
10 15 (5.40%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (5.40%) SQL Support Analyst
11 14 (5.04%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.96%) Business Manager
13 11 (3.96%) IT Analyst
13 11 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.99%) .NET
2 16 (5.76%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (4.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (3.60%) HTML
4 10 (3.60%) XML
5 9 (3.24%) WCF
6 8 (2.88%) CSS
7 7 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (2.16%) JSON
8 6 (2.16%) WPF
9 5 (1.80%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.80%) jQuery
10 4 (1.44%) Ajax
10 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.44%) HTML5
10 4 (1.44%) SOAP
11 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.72%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.74%) Derivative
2 64 (23.02%) Fixed Income
3 35 (12.59%) Hedge funds
4 32 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.55%) Equities
6 19 (6.83%) Mathematics
7 17 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.60%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (3.24%) Social Media
10 7 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (2.52%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.80%) Fintech
12 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.44%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.79%) Unix
2 22 (7.91%) Windows
3 18 (6.47%) Linux
4 13 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.16%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.85%) Asset Management
2 67 (24.10%) Investment Management
3 64 (23.02%) Project Management
4 50 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (16.19%) Business Analysis
6 43 (15.47%) Portfolio Management
7 39 (14.03%) Fund Accounting
8 32 (11.51%) Risk Management
9 30 (10.79%) SDLC
10 29 (10.43%) Scrum
11 28 (10.07%) Data Management
12 27 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (8.27%) Change Management
13 23 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (7.91%) ITIL
14 22 (7.91%) PRINCE2
15 20 (7.19%) CRM
16 15 (5.40%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.41%) SQL
2 46 (16.55%) C#
3 38 (13.67%) Java
4 26 (9.35%) C++
5 24 (8.63%) Python
6 16 (5.76%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.32%) C
8 10 (3.60%) VBA
9 9 (3.24%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.52%) Perl
12 6 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.44%) Korn
13 4 (1.44%) Scala
13 4 (1.44%) VB
14 3 (1.08%) PHP
14 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) F#
15 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 46 (16.55%) Degree
2 8 (2.88%) MCSE
2 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.44%) MCP
4 4 (1.44%) MCSA
5 3 (1.08%) CCNA
5 3 (1.08%) CCNP
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.72%) CISA
6 2 (0.72%) CISM
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) CRISC
6 2 (0.72%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) QA
2 9 (3.24%) MiFID
3 5 (1.80%) EMIR
3 5 (1.80%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.72%) SEPA
6 1 (0.36%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.96%) Control-M
3 4 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.08%) SCOM
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.79%) SimCorp
3 28 (10.07%) Oracle
4 25 (8.99%) Charles River
5 20 (7.19%) Eze Castle Integration
6 12 (4.32%) OpenText
6 12 (4.32%) Siebel
7 11 (3.96%) Advent
7 11 (3.96%) BISAM
7 11 (3.96%) Bloomberg
7 11 (3.96%) VMware
8 10 (3.60%) Murex
9 9 (3.24%) Calypso
9 9 (3.24%) Fidessa
9 9 (3.24%) StatPro
10 8 (2.88%) SunGard
11 6 (2.16%) Informatica
11 6 (2.16%) Linedata
11 6 (2.16%) Misys
11 6 (2.16%) RIMES
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £60000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £120000 Per Annum Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Callum James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £65,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 +excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago