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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 129 148 125
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 145 195 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.85% 2.26%
As % of the General category 3.48% 3.21% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 129 163 232
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
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
4163 6083 7356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.97% 57.64% 59.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4998 6083
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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.

1 217 (67.81%) Finance
2 106 (33.13%) SQL
3 103 (32.19%) Asset Management
4 90 (28.13%) Banking
5 77 (24.06%) Front Office
6 70 (21.88%) Derivative
6 70 (21.88%) Investment Management
7 66 (20.63%) Fixed Income
8 61 (19.06%) Project Management
9 60 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
11 47 (14.69%) C#
11 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
11 47 (14.69%) Investment Banking
12 44 (13.75%) Fund Accounting
13 43 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (12.81%) Java
14 41 (12.81%) Degree
15 37 (11.56%) SQL Server
16 36 (11.25%) Data Management
17 35 (10.94%) Business Analysis
18 34 (10.63%) Equities
19 33 (10.31%) Risk Management
19 33 (10.31%) MS Office
20 32 (10.00%) Oracle
20 32 (10.00%) Python
21 31 (9.69%) Hedge funds
22 30 (9.38%) SDLC
22 30 (9.38%) PRINCE2
22 30 (9.38%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.88%) IIS
4 5 (1.56%) CMS
5 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.25%) FileNet
5 4 (1.25%) Kentico
5 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.94%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (10.31%) MS Office
2 29 (9.06%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.63%) MS Project
4 12 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (6.56%) thinkFolio
2 13 (4.06%) SimCorp Dimension
3 11 (3.44%) Markit EDM
4 8 (2.50%) Summit
5 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.56%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (1.56%) LatentZero
6 4 (1.25%) Advent Moxy
6 4 (1.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 4 (1.25%) Beauchamp
6 4 (1.25%) Decalog
6 4 (1.25%) Eze OMS
6 4 (1.25%) Hi Portfolio
6 4 (1.25%) HiInvest
6 4 (1.25%) LongView
6 4 (1.25%) Tradar
7 3 (0.94%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.63%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.63%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Office 365
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.38%) DNS
2 9 (2.81%) DHCP
3 7 (2.19%) Internet
4 6 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.56%) ATM
6 4 (1.25%) Intranet
6 4 (1.25%) LAN
6 4 (1.25%) SAN
6 4 (1.25%) WAN
6 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.94%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.94%) SMTP
7 3 (0.94%) SNMP
8 2 (0.63%) FTP
8 2 (0.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.31%) NAS
9 1 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.81%) EDRMS
4 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.50%) Redis
6 6 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.94%) OLTP
9 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (0.63%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (0.63%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.63%) MySQL
10 2 (0.63%) OLAP
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) Ant
2 2 (0.63%) Checkstyle
2 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.63%) JUnit
2 2 (0.63%) Maven
2 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.63%) Subversion
2 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.63%) XMLUnit
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.31%) MSTest
3 1 (0.31%) NUnit
3 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 217 (67.81%) Finance
2 90 (28.13%) Banking
3 77 (24.06%) Front Office
4 47 (14.69%) Investment Banking
5 24 (7.50%) Retail
6 17 (5.31%) Legal
7 16 (5.00%) Financial Institution
8 14 (4.38%) Advertising
9 8 (2.50%) Marketing
9 8 (2.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.25%) Law
10 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.31%) International Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (28.44%) Analyst
2 51 (15.94%) Developer
3 44 (13.75%) Business Analyst
4 35 (10.94%) Consultant
5 32 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.88%) C# Developer
7 21 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.25%) Architect
9 18 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (5.63%) SQL Developer
10 17 (5.31%) Senior Consultant
10 17 (5.31%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
11 16 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
12 15 (4.69%) Business Consultant
13 14 (4.38%) Senior Business Consultant
14 13 (4.06%) Data Analyst
15 11 (3.44%) Risk Analyst
15 11 (3.44%) Support Specialist
16 10 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.06%) .NET
2 11 (3.44%) XML
3 10 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (2.81%) HTML
5 8 (2.50%) WCF
6 7 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.19%) CSS
7 6 (1.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (1.88%) JSON
8 5 (1.56%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.56%) jQuery
9 4 (1.25%) Ajax
9 4 (1.25%) SOAP
9 4 (1.25%) WPF
10 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.94%) HTML5
10 3 (0.94%) JMS
10 3 (0.94%) Web Services
10 3 (0.94%) XSD
11 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.88%) Derivative
2 66 (20.63%) Fixed Income
3 43 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (10.63%) Equities
5 31 (9.69%) Hedge funds
6 16 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.38%) Reference Data
8 12 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (3.75%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.81%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 8 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (2.19%) Social Media
12 5 (1.56%) Bitcoin
12 5 (1.56%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (1.56%) Cryptocurrency
13 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.38%) Unix
2 27 (8.44%) Linux
3 26 (8.13%) Windows
4 7 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.19%) Asset Management
2 70 (21.88%) Investment Management
3 61 (19.06%) Project Management
4 60 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
6 44 (13.75%) Fund Accounting
7 36 (11.25%) Data Management
8 35 (10.94%) Business Analysis
9 33 (10.31%) Risk Management
10 30 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 30 (9.38%) SDLC
11 29 (9.06%) ITIL
12 26 (8.13%) Change Management
13 24 (7.50%) Data Analysis
13 24 (7.50%) Wealth Management
14 23 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (6.56%) Data Governance
17 20 (6.25%) Migration
18 19 (5.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 106 (33.13%) SQL
2 47 (14.69%) C#
3 41 (12.81%) Java
4 32 (10.00%) Python
5 22 (6.88%) C++
6 15 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.38%) Perl
8 12 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.44%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.50%) C
11 5 (1.56%) VBA
12 3 (0.94%) PHP
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Korn
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) XPath
14 1 (0.31%) F#
14 1 (0.31%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (12.81%) Degree
2 14 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.13%) MCSE
3 10 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.88%) CCNA
4 6 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.88%) MCP
4 6 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.56%) PMP
6 4 (1.25%) MCITP
7 3 (0.94%) CCNP
7 3 (0.94%) MCSA
7 3 (0.94%) MCTS
7 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.63%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CCA
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 16 (5.00%) MiFID
3 15 (4.69%) EMIR
4 12 (3.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (2.81%) QA
6 7 (2.19%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.88%) P3O
8 5 (1.56%) SLA
9 3 (0.94%) COBIT
10 2 (0.63%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.63%) Basel II
10 2 (0.63%) Basel III
10 2 (0.63%) SEPA
11 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.31%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.88%) vSphere
4 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.25%) XenApp
6 3 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.94%) Control-M
3 2 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.00%) Oracle
3 25 (7.81%) Charles River
4 23 (7.19%) Murex
4 23 (7.19%) SimCorp
5 18 (5.63%) Calypso
5 18 (5.63%) Eze Castle Integration
6 14 (4.38%) Bloomberg
6 14 (4.38%) VMware
7 9 (2.81%) OpenText
7 9 (2.81%) Siebel
8 7 (2.19%) Advent
8 7 (2.19%) IBM
8 7 (2.19%) SunGard
9 6 (1.88%) BISAM
9 6 (1.88%) HP
9 6 (1.88%) Informatica
9 6 (1.88%) Misys
10 5 (1.56%) Fidessa
11 4 (1.25%) Citrix
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
KPRS
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 7k Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £135000 - £155000 per annum + bonus, equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eze Software Group
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + 1.5 hour lunch break, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £43 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago