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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 148 104 154
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +50
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 90 179 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 2.65% 1.69%
As % of the General category 3.03% 4.30% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 70 157 172
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2969 4164 6161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.00% 61.62% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3703 5326
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,001
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 117 (58.79%) Finance
2 82 (41.21%) SQL
3 70 (35.18%) Asset Management
4 45 (22.61%) Project Management
5 40 (20.10%) Front Office
6 39 (19.60%) Banking
6 39 (19.60%) Derivative
7 38 (19.10%) Fixed Income
8 33 (16.58%) SQL Server
9 32 (16.08%) Java
10 31 (15.58%) Oracle
11 30 (15.08%) Hedge funds
12 29 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
14 26 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (13.07%) Portfolio Management
15 25 (12.56%) QA
15 25 (12.56%) Investment Management
16 24 (12.06%) Unix
17 23 (11.56%) Windows
17 23 (11.56%) MS Project
18 22 (11.06%) StatPro
18 22 (11.06%) Degree
18 22 (11.06%) thinkFolio
18 22 (11.06%) BISAM
19 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (10.05%) Charles River
20 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
20 20 (10.05%) MS Office
20 20 (10.05%) .NET

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 8 (4.02%) MQSeries
2 6 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.01%) IIS
3 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Jetty
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.56%) MS Project
3 20 (10.05%) MS Office
4 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 22 (11.06%) thinkFolio
2 14 (7.04%) Markit EDM
3 12 (6.03%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (4.02%) Tradar
5 6 (3.02%) LatentZero
6 5 (2.51%) Salerio
7 4 (2.01%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (2.01%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (2.01%) Beauchamp
7 4 (2.01%) Decalog
7 4 (2.01%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (2.01%) Eze OMS
7 4 (2.01%) Front Arena
7 4 (2.01%) HiInvest
7 4 (2.01%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (2.01%) LongView
7 4 (2.01%) MultiFonds
7 4 (2.01%) PORTIA
7 4 (2.01%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 3 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) SaaS
1 7 (3.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) WAN
2 2 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (1.01%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (1.01%) DEFINITY
2 2 (1.01%) DNS
2 2 (1.01%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) FTP
2 2 (1.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.01%) Wireless
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (3.52%) Redis
4 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.51%) Big Data
5 3 (1.51%) DB2
5 3 (1.51%) MySQL
5 3 (1.51%) QlikView
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.50%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (9.05%) JIRA
2 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.51%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 3 (1.51%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) ERwin
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) MSTest
5 1 (0.50%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (58.79%) Finance
2 40 (20.10%) Front Office
3 39 (19.60%) Banking
4 15 (7.54%) Marketing
5 10 (5.03%) Advertising
6 9 (4.52%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.52%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.51%) Games
8 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.01%) Legal
10 2 (1.01%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) International Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (20.60%) Analyst
2 36 (18.09%) Developer
3 27 (13.57%) Consultant
4 23 (11.56%) Project Manager
5 22 (11.06%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.05%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.54%) Business Consultant
7 15 (7.54%) SQL Developer
7 15 (7.54%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.53%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.03%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Programme Manager
10 9 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (4.02%) Architect
11 8 (4.02%) Implementation Manager
12 7 (3.52%) Agile Project Manager
12 7 (3.52%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (3.52%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) .NET
2 18 (9.05%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (6.03%) HTML
4 11 (5.53%) XML
5 7 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.02%) CSS
6 6 (3.02%) FpML
6 6 (3.02%) HTML5
7 4 (2.01%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.01%) jQuery
7 4 (2.01%) SOAP
7 4 (2.01%) Web Services
8 3 (1.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (1.51%) JMS
8 3 (1.51%) Middleware
8 3 (1.51%) WCF
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.01%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.60%) Derivative
2 38 (19.10%) Fixed Income
3 30 (15.08%) Hedge funds
4 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.03%) Data Structures
6 10 (5.03%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.03%) SWIFT
7 9 (4.52%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.01%) Fintech
9 4 (2.01%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.51%) Clustering
10 3 (1.51%) DTCC
10 3 (1.51%) Social Media
10 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) Equities
11 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.06%) Unix
2 23 (11.56%) Windows
3 17 (8.54%) Linux
3 17 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.51%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.18%) Asset Management
2 45 (22.61%) Project Management
3 29 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.07%) Portfolio Management
5 25 (12.56%) Investment Management
6 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.55%) Business Analysis
7 19 (9.55%) Data Management
8 17 (8.54%) CRM
9 15 (7.54%) Fund Accounting
9 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.54%) Requirements Management
10 13 (6.53%) Wealth Management
11 12 (6.03%) SDLC
12 10 (5.03%) ITIL
12 10 (5.03%) Kanban
12 10 (5.03%) Multithreading
12 10 (5.03%) Process Improvement
13 9 (4.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.21%) SQL
2 32 (16.08%) Java
3 19 (9.55%) C++
4 18 (9.05%) C#
5 17 (8.54%) VBA
6 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.04%) Python
7 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.51%) C
9 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.01%) Scala
11 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.51%) R
12 2 (1.01%) Perl
12 2 (1.01%) VBScript
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 9 (4.52%) PhD
3 7 (3.52%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.51%) MCSA
4 3 (1.51%) MCSE
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.51%) PMP
5 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.56%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) MiFID
3 4 (2.01%) SLA
4 3 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) Nagios
2 4 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.51%) Control-M
3 3 (1.51%) SCOM
4 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (15.58%) Oracle
2 22 (11.06%) BISAM
2 22 (11.06%) StatPro
3 20 (10.05%) Charles River
3 20 (10.05%) Eze Castle Integration
3 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.05%) SimCorp
4 17 (8.54%) Bloomberg
5 10 (5.03%) Fidessa
6 8 (4.02%) Advent
6 8 (4.02%) Linedata
6 8 (4.02%) RIMES
6 8 (4.02%) SunGard
7 7 (3.52%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.51%) Calypso
8 5 (2.51%) HP
8 5 (2.51%) Misys
8 5 (2.51%) Murex
8 5 (2.51%) Reuters
8 5 (2.51%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 10 days ago