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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 146 125 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 210 245 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 2.05% 3.18%
As % of the General category 2.99% 3.34% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 180 209 352
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
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
7029 7333 7967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.26% 61.32% 61.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5751 6489 7285
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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 252 (55.02%) Finance
2 172 (37.55%) Banking
3 144 (31.44%) SQL
4 90 (19.65%) Project Management
5 81 (17.69%) Business Analysis
6 80 (17.47%) Derivative
7 77 (16.81%) Oracle
8 74 (16.16%) SQL Server
8 74 (16.16%) Front Office
9 67 (14.63%) Microsoft
10 65 (14.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 64 (13.97%) Asset Management
12 63 (13.76%) Windows
13 62 (13.54%) Investment Banking
14 61 (13.32%) Degree
15 57 (12.45%) Java
15 57 (12.45%) Retail
16 53 (11.57%) HTML
16 53 (11.57%) Fixed Income
17 49 (10.70%) C#
18 46 (10.04%) Programme Management
18 46 (10.04%) Investment Management
19 44 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (9.61%) Credit Risk
20 43 (9.39%) .NET
20 43 (9.39%) OO
21 41 (8.95%) JavaScript
21 41 (8.95%) ITIL
22 40 (8.73%) CSS
22 40 (8.73%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.84%) Apache
5 12 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.18%) IIS
7 7 (1.53%) Lync
7 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.22%) Node.js
12 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.46%) MS Office
3 10 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.40%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.53%) LatentZero
2 7 (1.53%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.44%) RMDS
4 2 (0.44%) assyst
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.44%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) HiInvest
4 2 (0.44%) HiPerformance
4 2 (0.44%) Decalog
4 2 (0.44%) LongView
4 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.93%) SAN
2 15 (3.28%) Internet
2 15 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.84%) HTTP
4 9 (1.97%) IMAP
4 9 (1.97%) POP3
5 8 (1.75%) Intranet
6 7 (1.53%) LAN
6 7 (1.53%) Firewall
7 6 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.31%) VPN
7 6 (1.31%) WAN
8 5 (1.09%) DNS
8 5 (1.09%) DHCP
8 5 (1.09%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.87%) BGP
10 3 (0.66%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.66%) MPLS
10 3 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.77%) Oracle Database
2 31 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.02%) MySQL
4 22 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.75%) Big Data
9 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.31%) QlikView
11 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.09%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (4.15%) Subversion
2 7 (1.53%) JIRA
2 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.09%) Maven
3 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.66%) JUnit
5 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.66%) Hudson
5 3 (0.66%) Selenium
5 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.66%) VisualVM
5 3 (0.66%) YourKit
6 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.44%) QARun
6 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.44%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 252 (55.02%) Finance
2 172 (37.55%) Banking
3 74 (16.16%) Front Office
4 62 (13.54%) Investment Banking
5 57 (12.45%) Retail
6 32 (6.99%) Retail Banking
7 24 (5.24%) French Language
8 23 (5.02%) German Language
9 20 (4.37%) Financial Institution
10 19 (4.15%) Telecoms
11 14 (3.06%) Marketing
12 13 (2.84%) International Banking
13 10 (2.18%) General Ledger
14 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
15 5 (1.09%) Games
16 4 (0.87%) Billing
16 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 161 (35.15%) Analyst
2 101 (22.05%) Business Analyst
3 94 (20.52%) Developer
4 44 (9.61%) Consultant
5 41 (8.95%) Applications Support
6 37 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.24%) Architect
9 23 (5.02%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.37%) PHP Developer
11 19 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.71%) Java Developer
13 17 (3.71%) IT Consultant
13 17 (3.71%) Banking Business Analyst
14 16 (3.49%) Lead Architect
14 16 (3.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 16 (3.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.57%) HTML
2 43 (9.39%) .NET
3 40 (8.73%) CSS
4 35 (7.64%) jQuery
5 31 (6.77%) XML
6 23 (5.02%) ASP.NET
7 21 (4.59%) LAMP
8 19 (4.15%) XHTML
9 17 (3.71%) Ajax
9 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (3.71%) HTML5
10 16 (3.49%) Zend Framework
11 15 (3.28%) Web Services
12 13 (2.84%) Spring
12 13 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (2.62%) RESTful
14 11 (2.40%) Sass
15 10 (2.18%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.97%) MAPI
17 7 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.47%) Derivative
2 65 (14.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (11.57%) Fixed Income
4 44 (9.61%) Credit Risk
5 30 (6.55%) Equities
6 28 (6.11%) Hedge funds
7 23 (5.02%) SWIFT
8 15 (3.28%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.75%) Life Science
12 6 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.09%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.87%) Replication
14 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.76%) Windows
2 36 (7.86%) UNIX
3 24 (5.24%) Linux
4 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.18%) Solaris
7 7 (1.53%) AIX
8 6 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.09%) HPUX
9 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.09%) Fedora
10 3 (0.66%) Android
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.66%) CentOS
10 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.65%) Project Management
2 81 (17.69%) Business Analysis
3 64 (13.97%) Asset Management
4 46 (10.04%) Programme Management
4 46 (10.04%) Investment Management
5 44 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (9.39%) OO
7 41 (8.95%) ITIL
8 28 (6.11%) Risk Management
8 28 (6.11%) TDD
9 27 (5.90%) Change Management
10 23 (5.02%) Workflow
11 22 (4.80%) MVC
11 22 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (4.59%) Multithreading
12 21 (4.59%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (4.37%) Scrum
13 20 (4.37%) Fund Accounting
14 19 (4.15%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (31.44%) SQL
2 57 (12.45%) Java
3 49 (10.70%) C#
4 41 (8.95%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.46%) C++
5 25 (5.46%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.02%) PHP
7 23 (5.02%) VBA
8 17 (3.71%) Perl
9 16 (3.49%) PHP5
10 14 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.06%) Python
10 14 (3.06%) C
11 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.66%) Scala
12 3 (0.66%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.66%) Ruby
12 3 (0.66%) VBScript
12 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (13.32%) Degree
2 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.18%) MCP
4 7 (1.53%) ISEB
5 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.66%) RHCE
7 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.66%) CCNP
7 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.44%) MCITP
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ACCA
9 1 (0.22%) CIMA
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.15%) QA
2 17 (3.71%) SLA
3 8 (1.75%) EMIR
4 7 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.31%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.44%) COREP
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) FINREP
8 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 28 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.97%) XenApp
2 9 (1.97%) MDaemon
3 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.66%) XenServer
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
4 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.09%) Nagios
1 5 (1.09%) SCCM
1 5 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.66%) Cacti
2 3 (0.66%) Control-M
3 2 (0.44%) Foglight
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 77 (16.81%) Oracle
2 67 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.64%) Bloomberg
4 21 (4.59%) thinkFolio
5 20 (4.37%) Charles River
6 17 (3.71%) SimCorp
7 16 (3.49%) Zend
7 16 (3.49%) Reuters
8 14 (3.06%) Calypso
8 14 (3.06%) VMware
9 12 (2.62%) HP
9 12 (2.62%) Cisco
9 12 (2.62%) Murex
10 11 (2.40%) Citrix
11 9 (1.97%) SAP
11 9 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.75%) FactSet
13 7 (1.53%) IBM
13 7 (1.53%) Fidessa
14 6 (1.31%) Sybase
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £10000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Finshore Partners
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago