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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 106 163 168
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 183 167 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.73% 1.64% 1.54%
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.89% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 153 152 123
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
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
4024 5779 5990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.12% 56.66% 58.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3646 4964 5128
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (66.15%) Finance
2 130 (33.33%) Banking
3 120 (30.77%) SQL
4 107 (27.44%) Asset Management
5 105 (26.92%) Derivative
6 103 (26.41%) Front Office
7 82 (21.03%) Project Management
8 75 (19.23%) Fixed Income
9 66 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 65 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 64 (16.41%) Investment Management
12 63 (16.15%) Portfolio Management
13 60 (15.38%) Windows
14 58 (14.87%) SDLC
15 53 (13.59%) Bloomberg
16 52 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
17 51 (13.08%) .NET
18 50 (12.82%) C#
18 50 (12.82%) Equities
19 43 (11.03%) Oracle
20 42 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
21 41 (10.51%) SQL Server
22 40 (10.26%) Charles River
22 40 (10.26%) thinkFolio
23 38 (9.74%) Data Analysis
23 38 (9.74%) Financial Institution
23 38 (9.74%) Unix
23 38 (9.74%) Linux
24 37 (9.49%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.03%) FileNet
3 4 (1.03%) IIS
3 4 (1.03%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.77%) Lync
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.51%) CMS
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.51%) JBoss
5 2 (0.51%) Kentico
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.92%) MS Office
3 9 (2.31%) MS Project
4 8 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (10.26%) thinkFolio
2 31 (7.95%) SimCorp Dimension
3 12 (3.08%) Markit EDM
4 9 (2.31%) Summit
5 8 (2.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (2.05%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (1.79%) LatentZero
7 4 (1.03%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (1.03%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (1.03%) Beauchamp
7 4 (1.03%) Decalog
7 4 (1.03%) Eze OMS
7 4 (1.03%) HiInvest
7 4 (1.03%) HiPerformance
7 4 (1.03%) LongView
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.03%) Tradar
8 3 (0.77%) Advent Geneva
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.51%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.56%) DNS
2 8 (2.05%) DHCP
2 8 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.28%) ATM
3 5 (1.28%) Internet
4 3 (0.77%) FTP
4 3 (0.77%) LAN
4 3 (0.77%) SAN
4 3 (0.77%) WAN
4 3 (0.77%) Wireless
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.51%) PBX
5 2 (0.51%) SMTP
5 2 (0.51%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) NAS
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 8 (2.05%) Cognos Event Studio
7 8 (2.05%) Cognos Metric Studio
7 8 (2.05%) Cognos Query Studio
7 8 (2.05%) Cognos Report Studio
7 8 (2.05%) OLTP
8 7 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.28%) Redis
10 4 (1.03%) MySQL
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 9 (2.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.05%) FitNesse
5 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.77%) JUnit
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.77%) MSTest
6 3 (0.77%) NUnit
6 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.51%) Ant
7 2 (0.51%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.51%) Subversion
7 2 (0.51%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 258 (66.15%) Finance
2 130 (33.33%) Banking
3 103 (26.41%) Front Office
4 65 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 38 (9.74%) Financial Institution
6 27 (6.92%) Retail
7 22 (5.64%) Legal
8 14 (3.59%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.82%) Advertising
10 5 (1.28%) French Language
11 4 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.77%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.77%) Law
12 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (30.51%) Analyst
2 59 (15.13%) Business Analyst
3 57 (14.62%) Developer
4 52 (13.33%) Consultant
5 29 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 28 (7.18%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.38%) Business Consultant
9 20 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
9 20 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 20 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
9 20 (5.13%) Service Analyst
10 18 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 18 (4.62%) Banking Analyst
10 18 (4.62%) Senior Business Consultant
11 17 (4.36%) Architect
12 16 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.10%) Software Consultant
12 16 (4.10%) Team Leader
13 15 (3.85%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.08%) .NET
2 23 (5.90%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (3.59%) XML
5 11 (2.82%) HTML
5 11 (2.82%) WCF
5 11 (2.82%) WPF
6 10 (2.56%) Web Services
7 9 (2.31%) CSS
8 8 (2.05%) Gherkin
9 7 (1.79%) SOAP
9 7 (1.79%) WinForms
10 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.28%) JMS
11 3 (0.77%) CORBA
11 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.77%) HTML5
11 3 (0.77%) jQuery
11 3 (0.77%) Middleware
12 2 (0.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (26.92%) Derivative
2 75 (19.23%) Fixed Income
3 50 (12.82%) Equities
4 33 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (8.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (6.92%) Reference Data
6 24 (6.15%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.85%) Market Risk
8 14 (3.59%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.82%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.05%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.79%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.79%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.28%) Bitcoin
13 5 (1.28%) Cryptocurrency
13 5 (1.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.38%) Windows
2 38 (9.74%) Linux
2 38 (9.74%) Unix
3 18 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.44%) Asset Management
2 82 (21.03%) Project Management
3 66 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (16.41%) Investment Management
5 63 (16.15%) Portfolio Management
6 58 (14.87%) SDLC
7 52 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
8 42 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (9.74%) Data Analysis
10 35 (8.97%) Migration
11 34 (8.72%) Business Analysis
11 34 (8.72%) Workflow
12 29 (7.44%) Data Management
13 26 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (6.15%) Change Management
14 24 (6.15%) Scrum
15 23 (5.90%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.64%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.64%) Risk Management
17 21 (5.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.77%) SQL
2 50 (12.82%) C#
3 37 (9.49%) Java
4 20 (5.13%) C
4 20 (5.13%) Python
5 18 (4.62%) Perl
6 16 (4.10%) C++
7 15 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.28%) VBA
11 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.77%) PHP
12 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.51%) Korn
13 2 (0.51%) VB
13 2 (0.51%) XPath
14 1 (0.26%) F#
14 1 (0.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (7.95%) Degree
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.28%) MCSE
5 4 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.03%) PMP
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) MCITP
6 3 (0.77%) MCTS
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCP
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) CFA
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.44%) MiFID
2 27 (6.92%) QA
3 20 (5.13%) Data Quality
4 13 (3.33%) EMIR
5 11 (2.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (2.05%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.54%) P3O
7 6 (1.54%) SLA
8 3 (0.77%) COBIT
9 2 (0.51%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.51%) Basel II
9 2 (0.51%) Basel III
10 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.56%) vSphere
3 10 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) Control-M
2 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.26%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.59%) Bloomberg
3 43 (11.03%) Oracle
4 40 (10.26%) Charles River
5 35 (8.97%) Eze Castle Integration
6 31 (7.95%) Murex
6 31 (7.95%) SimCorp
7 25 (6.41%) Calypso
8 17 (4.36%) VMware
9 16 (4.10%) Misys
10 15 (3.85%) HP
11 12 (3.08%) Citrix
12 9 (2.31%) IBM
13 8 (2.05%) Cognos
13 8 (2.05%) Sybase
14 7 (1.79%) Fidessa
15 6 (1.54%) BI-SAM
16 5 (1.28%) Reuters
16 5 (1.28%) RIMES
16 5 (1.28%) SunGard
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% BONUS
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum £47k plus bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £850000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £115000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £66000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago