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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 133 157 98
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -59
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 200 201 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.70% 2.65%
As % of the General category 3.27% 2.92% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 186 166 287
Average salary £59,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.80% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
6114 6887 6879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.07% 58.12% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5318 5960 6285
Average salary £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 December 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 December 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.

1 199 (52.79%) Finance
2 118 (31.30%) SQL
3 108 (28.65%) Banking
4 103 (27.32%) Front Office
5 80 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (17.24%) Windows
7 63 (16.71%) Microsoft
8 62 (16.45%) Asset Management
9 61 (16.18%) Derivative
10 59 (15.65%) ITIL
11 57 (15.12%) Investment Banking
12 56 (14.85%) Degree
13 55 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (13.53%) Project Management
14 51 (13.53%) SQL Server
15 49 (13.00%) Oracle
15 49 (13.00%) Linux
15 49 (13.00%) Java
16 43 (11.41%) Workflow
16 43 (11.41%) HTML
17 42 (11.14%) UNIX
18 40 (10.61%) Business Analysis
19 39 (10.34%) MS Excel
19 39 (10.34%) Investment Management
19 39 (10.34%) Fixed Income
20 32 (8.49%) C#
20 32 (8.49%) Scrum
21 31 (8.22%) Bloomberg
21 31 (8.22%) JavaScript
22 29 (7.69%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (6.10%) IIS
2 20 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.92%) Apache
4 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.12%) CMS
6 6 (1.59%) JBoss
7 5 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 39 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.18%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.86%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.59%) Eikon
4 5 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.33%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.80%) Summit
5 3 (0.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.53%) assyst
6 2 (0.53%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.71%) VPN
2 13 (3.45%) Internet
3 12 (3.18%) Firewall
4 10 (2.65%) VLAN
4 10 (2.65%) VoIP
4 10 (2.65%) WAN
5 8 (2.12%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.86%) MPLS
6 7 (1.86%) OSPF
6 7 (1.86%) BGP
6 7 (1.86%) EIGRP
6 7 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (1.86%) Wireless
6 7 (1.86%) IPsec
6 7 (1.86%) SSL
6 7 (1.86%) SAN
6 7 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.86%) DMVPN
6 7 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.33%) MySQL
10 5 (1.33%) DB2
10 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.80%) QlikView
13 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.53%) DB2 UDB
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.12%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.12%) MSBuild
4 7 (1.86%) Subversion
5 6 (1.59%) JIRA
5 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.80%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.27%) Introscope
7 1 (0.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 199 (52.79%) Finance
2 108 (28.65%) Banking
3 103 (27.32%) Front Office
4 57 (15.12%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.37%) Retail
6 13 (3.45%) Legal
7 10 (2.65%) French Language
8 9 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.12%) Billing
9 8 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.12%) German Language
10 7 (1.86%) Marketing
10 7 (1.86%) Law
10 7 (1.86%) Advertising
11 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.33%) Italian Language
13 4 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.80%) International Banking
15 2 (0.53%) Electronics
15 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (36.87%) Analyst
2 72 (19.10%) Business Analyst
3 67 (17.77%) Developer
4 44 (11.67%) Support Analyst
5 31 (8.22%) Consultant
6 29 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 24 (6.37%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (6.10%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 15 (3.98%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.71%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.71%) Software Consultant
12 13 (3.45%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.18%) Technical Analyst
13 12 (3.18%) Architect
13 12 (3.18%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.18%) Team Leader
14 10 (2.65%) Support Manager
14 10 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.41%) HTML
2 26 (6.90%) .NET
3 24 (6.37%) FIX Protocol
4 23 (6.10%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.57%) CSS
6 17 (4.51%) XML
6 17 (4.51%) jQuery
7 14 (3.71%) J2EE
8 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.92%) HTML5
10 10 (2.65%) JDBC
10 10 (2.65%) WPF
11 9 (2.39%) Spring
11 9 (2.39%) Ajax
12 8 (2.12%) Silverlight
12 8 (2.12%) FpML
12 8 (2.12%) Web Services
12 8 (2.12%) DHTML
12 8 (2.12%) WCF
12 8 (2.12%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.18%) Derivative
2 55 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (10.34%) Fixed Income
4 28 (7.43%) Computer Science
5 25 (6.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (5.84%) Hedge funds
7 17 (4.51%) SWIFT
7 17 (4.51%) Equities
8 16 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 16 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.18%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (3.18%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.12%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.59%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.59%) Open Source
13 5 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.33%) Economics
14 4 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.24%) Windows
2 49 (13.00%) Linux
3 42 (11.14%) UNIX
4 27 (7.16%) Windows 7
5 22 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.18%) Solaris
8 7 (1.86%) CentOS
9 5 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.06%) AIX
10 4 (1.06%) HPUX
10 4 (1.06%) Fedora
10 4 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.06%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.45%) Asset Management
3 59 (15.65%) ITIL
4 51 (13.53%) Project Management
5 43 (11.41%) Workflow
6 40 (10.61%) Business Analysis
7 39 (10.34%) Investment Management
8 32 (8.49%) Scrum
9 29 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 26 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 25 (6.63%) PRINCE2
12 24 (6.37%) Change Management
12 24 (6.37%) Portfolio Management
13 23 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (5.31%) MVC
16 19 (5.04%) TDD
17 18 (4.77%) Fund Accounting
18 17 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (31.30%) SQL
2 49 (13.00%) Java
3 32 (8.49%) C#
4 31 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.57%) VBA
6 20 (5.31%) Perl
7 15 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.18%) C++
9 12 (3.18%) PHP
9 12 (3.18%) Python
10 10 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.86%) R
11 7 (1.86%) VB
11 7 (1.86%) C
12 6 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) VBScript
13 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (14.85%) Degree
2 13 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.12%) MCP
6 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.86%) CCNP
7 7 (1.86%) RHCE
8 6 (1.59%) PhD
9 5 (1.33%) ISEB
10 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.06%) MCITP
10 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.80%) CCNA
11 3 (0.80%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
11 3 (0.80%) ACCA
12 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.10%) QA
2 8 (2.12%) SLA
3 7 (1.86%) EMIR
4 4 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.06%) MiFID
5 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.53%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) FATCA
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) Basel III
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.12%) XenApp
3 7 (1.86%) vSphere
3 7 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.33%) MDaemon
4 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.06%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) Nagios
1 7 (1.86%) Cacti
2 5 (1.33%) WSUS
3 4 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.06%) Control-M
4 3 (0.80%) SCCM
4 3 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.53%) Foglight
5 2 (0.53%) OpenView
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.27%) yum
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.00%) Oracle
3 31 (8.22%) Bloomberg
4 18 (4.77%) Citrix
5 17 (4.51%) Charles River
5 17 (4.51%) thinkFolio
6 16 (4.24%) SimCorp
7 15 (3.98%) VMware
8 14 (3.71%) Business Objects
9 13 (3.45%) Cisco
9 13 (3.45%) Reuters
9 13 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.18%) Calypso
11 10 (2.65%) Sybase
12 9 (2.39%) F5
13 8 (2.12%) Vermilion
13 8 (2.12%) Murex
13 8 (2.12%) HP
14 7 (1.86%) Riverbed
15 6 (1.59%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £125000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £62000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago