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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 160 122 80
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -42
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 177 256 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 2.16% 3.36%
As % of the General category 2.66% 3.55% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 149 218 376
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £37,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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
6653 7203 7788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.77% 60.91% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5485 6360 7141
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 £82,500 £87,500
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 19 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 19 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.

1 249 (55.09%) Finance
2 166 (36.73%) Banking
3 137 (30.31%) SQL
4 89 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (18.58%) Project Management
7 77 (17.04%) Front Office
8 75 (16.59%) Business Analysis
9 74 (16.37%) SQL Server
10 73 (16.15%) Oracle
10 73 (16.15%) Derivative
11 65 (14.38%) Investment Banking
11 65 (14.38%) Microsoft
12 64 (14.16%) Asset Management
13 62 (13.72%) Degree
13 62 (13.72%) Windows
14 58 (12.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 54 (11.95%) Java
16 52 (11.50%) HTML
17 50 (11.06%) Retail
18 49 (10.84%) Investment Management
19 46 (10.18%) Fixed Income
19 46 (10.18%) C#
20 44 (9.73%) .NET
20 44 (9.73%) ITIL
21 42 (9.29%) MS Excel
21 42 (9.29%) Programme Management
22 39 (8.63%) JavaScript
22 39 (8.63%) Credit Risk
23 38 (8.41%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 20 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.10%) Apache
4 13 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.65%) IIS
5 12 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.33%) Lync
6 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.75%) MS Office
3 10 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.66%) MS Project
6 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.43%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (1.33%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.88%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.44%) Eikon
5 2 (0.44%) Magento
5 2 (0.44%) RMDS
5 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.44%) assyst
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Summit
6 1 (0.22%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.22%) Endur
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.99%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.98%) SAN
2 17 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.10%) Internet
4 11 (2.43%) HTTP
5 9 (1.99%) WAN
5 9 (1.99%) POP3
5 9 (1.99%) IMAP
6 8 (1.77%) Firewall
6 8 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.77%) LAN
6 8 (1.77%) Intranet
6 8 (1.77%) VPN
7 6 (1.33%) BGP
8 5 (1.11%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (1.11%) Wireless
8 5 (1.11%) IPsec
8 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.11%) DMVPN
8 5 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.08%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.42%) MySQL
6 19 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.77%) Big Data
13 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.11%) QlikView
14 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.66%) SAP BI
15 3 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (3.54%) Subversion
2 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.55%) JIRA
3 7 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.11%) Maven
5 3 (0.66%) JUnit
5 3 (0.66%) Selenium
5 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.66%) Hudson
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%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.44%) QARun
6 2 (0.44%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 249 (55.09%) Finance
2 166 (36.73%) Banking
3 77 (17.04%) Front Office
4 65 (14.38%) Investment Banking
5 50 (11.06%) Retail
6 25 (5.53%) Retail Banking
7 22 (4.87%) French Language
8 21 (4.65%) German Language
8 21 (4.65%) Telecoms
9 18 (3.98%) Financial Institution
10 14 (3.10%) Marketing
11 13 (2.88%) International Banking
12 10 (2.21%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.99%) General Ledger
14 5 (1.11%) Games
15 4 (0.88%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.88%) Billing
15 4 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 159 (35.18%) Analyst
2 99 (21.90%) Business Analyst
3 89 (19.69%) Developer
4 42 (9.29%) Consultant
5 41 (9.07%) Applications Support
6 32 (7.08%) Project Manager
7 31 (6.86%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.97%) Architect
9 21 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
10 20 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.76%) PHP Developer
13 16 (3.54%) Java Developer
13 16 (3.54%) Banking Business Analyst
13 16 (3.54%) Lead Architect
14 15 (3.32%) IT Consultant
15 14 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (2.88%) Desktop Support
16 13 (2.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.50%) HTML
2 44 (9.73%) .NET
3 38 (8.41%) CSS
4 32 (7.08%) jQuery
5 31 (6.86%) XML
6 24 (5.31%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.98%) LAMP
7 18 (3.98%) HTML5
8 16 (3.54%) XHTML
9 15 (3.32%) Web Services
9 15 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.10%) Ajax
11 13 (2.88%) Spring
11 13 (2.88%) Zend Framework
12 12 (2.65%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 10 (2.21%) RESTful
15 9 (1.99%) Sass
15 9 (1.99%) MAPI
16 8 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (16.15%) Derivative
3 58 (12.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (10.18%) Fixed Income
5 39 (8.63%) Credit Risk
6 25 (5.53%) Equities
6 25 (5.53%) Hedge funds
7 22 (4.87%) SWIFT
8 15 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.32%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.77%) Life Science
11 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.11%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.72%) Windows
2 32 (7.08%) UNIX
3 28 (6.19%) Linux
4 13 (2.88%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.99%) Solaris
7 6 (1.33%) AIX
7 6 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.11%) Fedora
8 5 (1.11%) HPUX
8 5 (1.11%) CentOS
8 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.58%) Project Management
3 75 (16.59%) Business Analysis
4 64 (14.16%) Asset Management
5 49 (10.84%) Investment Management
6 44 (9.73%) ITIL
7 42 (9.29%) Programme Management
8 37 (8.19%) OO
9 30 (6.64%) Risk Management
10 27 (5.97%) Change Management
11 26 (5.75%) TDD
12 23 (5.09%) Workflow
13 22 (4.87%) MVC
13 22 (4.87%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (4.65%) Scrum
15 20 (4.42%) PRINCE2
15 20 (4.42%) Multithreading
15 20 (4.42%) Fund Accounting
16 19 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 137 (30.31%) SQL
2 54 (11.95%) Java
3 46 (10.18%) C#
4 39 (8.63%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.53%) T-SQL
6 23 (5.09%) C++
7 22 (4.87%) PHP
7 22 (4.87%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.87%) VBA
8 16 (3.54%) Perl
9 15 (3.32%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.10%) C
11 13 (2.88%) PHP5
12 12 (2.65%) Python
13 8 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.11%) VB
15 3 (0.66%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.66%) Ruby
15 3 (0.66%) VBScript
15 3 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (13.72%) Degree
2 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.21%) MCP
4 7 (1.55%) ISEB
4 7 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.11%) CCNP
6 5 (1.11%) RHCE
6 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
10 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.65%) QA
2 14 (3.10%) SLA
3 11 (2.43%) EMIR
4 7 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.88%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.44%) MiFID
7 2 (0.44%) COREP
8 1 (0.22%) FINREP
8 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 24 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.99%) MDaemon
3 7 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.33%) XenApp
5 5 (1.11%) vSphere
5 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) Nagios
2 5 (1.11%) Cacti
2 5 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.66%) SCCM
3 3 (0.66%) Control-M
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.44%) Foglight
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 73 (16.15%) Oracle
2 65 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.19%) Bloomberg
4 18 (3.98%) thinkFolio
5 17 (3.76%) Charles River
6 16 (3.54%) VMware
6 16 (3.54%) SimCorp
7 14 (3.10%) Reuters
8 13 (2.88%) Calypso
8 13 (2.88%) Cisco
8 13 (2.88%) Zend
9 11 (2.43%) HP
9 11 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.21%) Citrix
10 10 (2.21%) Murex
10 10 (2.21%) IBM
11 9 (1.99%) SAP
12 8 (1.77%) FactSet
13 7 (1.55%) Fidessa
14 6 (1.33%) Business Objects
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