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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
London / City of London
Rank 104 106 160
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +54
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 126 181 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 2.65% 1.66%
As % of the General category 4.40% 4.45% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 123 153 153
Median salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
2866 4068 5904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.72% 59.55% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2618 3654 5020
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 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £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 19 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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.

1 151 (67.71%) Finance
2 74 (33.18%) SQL
3 68 (30.49%) Banking
4 66 (29.60%) SQL Server
5 55 (24.66%) Java
6 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
7 35 (15.70%) Front Office
7 35 (15.70%) JavaScript
8 34 (15.25%) Computer Science
9 32 (14.35%) Oracle
9 32 (14.35%) Fixed Income
9 32 (14.35%) Asset Management
10 30 (13.45%) C#
10 30 (13.45%) Marketing
11 26 (11.66%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.66%) Windows
12 25 (11.21%) HTML
12 25 (11.21%) MS Excel
13 24 (10.76%) CRM
13 24 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (10.76%) SaaS
14 23 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (10.31%) Unix
14 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
15 22 (9.87%) Derivative
15 22 (9.87%) FIX Protocol
15 22 (9.87%) Degree
16 21 (9.42%) Hedge funds
16 21 (9.42%) Business Analysis
17 20 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.24%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) Apache
3 3 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.45%) Jetty
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.28%) MS Project
3 13 (5.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) thinkFolio
2 6 (2.69%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (2.24%) Salerio
3 5 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.35%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.35%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.45%) Advent Moxy
5 1 (0.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) Decalog
5 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.45%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.45%) HiInvest
5 1 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.45%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.45%) LongView
5 1 (0.45%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) SaaS
2 16 (7.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.69%) DNS
2 4 (1.79%) SAN
3 3 (1.35%) DHCP
3 3 (1.35%) LDAP
3 3 (1.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) DEFINITY
4 2 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.24%) MySQL
5 5 (2.24%) Redis
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.35%) DB2
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
3 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.35%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.35%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) ERwin
5 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 151 (67.71%) Finance
2 68 (30.49%) Banking
3 35 (15.70%) Front Office
4 30 (13.45%) Marketing
5 19 (8.52%) Advertising
6 15 (6.73%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.93%) Retail
8 8 (3.59%) Investment Banking
9 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.24%) Electronics
10 5 (2.24%) Games
10 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.90%) Legal
11 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.45%) International Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (26.91%) Developer
2 40 (17.94%) Senior Developer
3 25 (11.21%) Analyst
3 25 (11.21%) Architect
4 24 (10.76%) Consultant
5 23 (10.31%) SQL Developer
6 21 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.42%) SQL Server Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Senior SQL Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 18 (8.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (7.62%) Project Manager
9 17 (7.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Business Analyst
10 16 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Platform Architect
10 16 (7.17%) Senior Systems Developer
11 15 (6.73%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.83%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
2 25 (11.21%) HTML
3 22 (9.87%) FIX Protocol
4 19 (8.52%) .NET
5 16 (7.17%) CSS
6 12 (5.38%) XML
7 10 (4.48%) HTML5
8 6 (2.69%) FpML
8 6 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.24%) SOAP
10 4 (1.79%) jQuery
11 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.35%) JMS
11 3 (1.35%) Web Services
12 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.90%) Middleware
12 2 (0.90%) RESTful
12 2 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.35%) Fixed Income
3 22 (9.87%) Derivative
4 21 (9.42%) Hedge funds
5 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (8.52%) Visualisation
7 13 (5.83%) SWIFT
8 12 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (4.48%) Fintech
10 8 (3.59%) Data Structures
10 8 (3.59%) EPoS
11 5 (2.24%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.24%) Clustering
11 5 (2.24%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.24%) User Experience
12 4 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.35%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.66%) Windows
2 23 (10.31%) Unix
3 18 (8.07%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.62%) Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.79%) Solaris
7 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.90%) CentOS
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.35%) Asset Management
2 26 (11.66%) Mentoring
3 24 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.76%) CRM
4 23 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (9.42%) Business Analysis
6 20 (8.97%) Data Management
6 20 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (8.52%) Data Visualisation
8 18 (8.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (8.07%) Investment Management
8 18 (8.07%) Requirements Management
9 17 (7.62%) Front End Development
9 17 (7.62%) Web Development
10 16 (7.17%) API Integration
10 16 (7.17%) Data Architecture
10 16 (7.17%) Master Data Management
11 15 (6.73%) Product Management
12 14 (6.28%) Validation
12 14 (6.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (33.18%) SQL
2 55 (24.66%) Java
3 35 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.45%) C#
5 14 (6.28%) C++
6 11 (4.93%) VBA
7 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.59%) Python
8 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.79%) VBScript
10 3 (1.35%) C
10 3 (1.35%) Perl
10 3 (1.35%) PHP
11 2 (0.90%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.90%) Scala
12 1 (0.45%) Korn
12 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (9.87%) Degree
2 16 (7.17%) PhD
2 16 (7.17%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.79%) PMP
4 2 (0.90%) MCSA
4 2 (0.90%) MCSE
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) QA
2 12 (5.38%) MiFID
3 9 (4.04%) EMIR
4 5 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.79%) SLA
6 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Nagios
2 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 3 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) Control-M
5 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (14.35%) Oracle
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.38%) BISAM
3 12 (5.38%) Bloomberg
3 12 (5.38%) StatPro
4 8 (3.59%) HP
5 7 (3.14%) Charles River
5 7 (3.14%) Eze Castle Integration
5 7 (3.14%) Google
5 7 (3.14%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.14%) SimCorp
6 6 (2.69%) Reuters
6 6 (2.69%) SAP
7 5 (2.24%) Calypso
7 5 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.24%) Snow
7 5 (2.24%) Sun
7 5 (2.24%) VMware
8 4 (1.79%) Murex
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Lifecove
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £47,500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, Cardiff
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Prospectus
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £110000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago