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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 138 101 168
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +67
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 99 248 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 2.84% 1.51%
As % of the General category 2.75% 4.64% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75 233 144
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
3603 5348 6572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.66% 61.14% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3306 4617 5421
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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.

1 145 (59.67%) Finance
2 99 (40.74%) Asset Management
3 97 (39.92%) SQL
4 49 (20.16%) Project Management
5 46 (18.93%) Front Office
5 46 (18.93%) Investment Management
6 43 (17.70%) Fixed Income
7 41 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (16.87%) Derivative
8 39 (16.05%) Degree
9 38 (15.64%) Java
9 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
10 36 (14.81%) Banking
10 36 (14.81%) Hedge funds
11 35 (14.40%) Business Analysis
11 35 (14.40%) C#
12 33 (13.58%) SQL Server
12 33 (13.58%) Portfolio Management
13 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (12.35%) MS Office
14 30 (12.35%) Microsoft
15 27 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (11.11%) SDLC
16 26 (10.70%) MS Project
16 26 (10.70%) C++
16 26 (10.70%) Fund Accounting
17 23 (9.47%) Unix
17 23 (9.47%) QA
17 23 (9.47%) Data Management
18 22 (9.05%) Python

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 10 (4.12%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) SAS
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.35%) MS Office
3 26 (10.70%) MS Project
4 7 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 22 (9.05%) Markit EDM
2 19 (7.82%) thinkFolio
3 11 (4.53%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (2.88%) Tradar
5 5 (2.06%) LatentZero
6 4 (1.65%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (1.23%) Advent Moxy
7 3 (1.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 3 (1.23%) Beauchamp
7 3 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.23%) Decalog
7 3 (1.23%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (1.23%) Eze OMS
7 3 (1.23%) Front Arena
7 3 (1.23%) HiInvest
7 3 (1.23%) LongView
7 3 (1.23%) MultiFonds
7 3 (1.23%) PORTIA
7 3 (1.23%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 2 (0.82%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) WAN
2 6 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.06%) LAN
4 4 (1.65%) Firewall
4 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.23%) 3G
5 3 (1.23%) DNS
5 3 (1.23%) Network Security
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) DEFINITY
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) LDAP
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.70%) Redis
4 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.06%) EDRMS
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.65%) MS Access
8 3 (1.23%) OLAP
8 3 (1.23%) OLTP
8 3 (1.23%) QlikView
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.23%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.82%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Cognos Event Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.23%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.23%) MSTest
2 3 (1.23%) NUnit
2 3 (1.23%) Selenium
2 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.23%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Moq
3 2 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.41%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 145 (59.67%) Finance
2 46 (18.93%) Front Office
3 36 (14.81%) Banking
4 10 (4.12%) Marketing
5 6 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.06%) Games
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.65%) Advertising
7 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.65%) International Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Law
7 4 (1.65%) Legal
8 3 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (29.22%) Analyst
2 40 (16.46%) Developer
3 34 (13.99%) Business Analyst
3 34 (13.99%) Consultant
4 26 (10.70%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.88%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.00%) Applications Support
9 15 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) Senior SQL Developer
10 14 (5.76%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (5.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (5.35%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.35%) SQL Support Analyst
12 12 (4.94%) Business Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (3.70%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server Developer
14 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.64%) .NET
2 13 (5.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (4.94%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (3.29%) XML
6 4 (1.65%) HTML
6 4 (1.65%) SOAP
6 4 (1.65%) WPF
7 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.23%) HTML5
7 3 (1.23%) Middleware
7 3 (1.23%) WCF
7 3 (1.23%) Web Services
8 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.82%) Classic ASP
8 2 (0.82%) CSS
8 2 (0.82%) FpML
8 2 (0.82%) Ninject
8 2 (0.82%) REST
8 2 (0.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Fixed Income
2 41 (16.87%) Derivative
3 36 (14.81%) Hedge funds
4 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.82%) Mathematics
6 18 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (5.76%) Data Structures
8 12 (4.94%) Algorithms
9 10 (4.12%) Equities
10 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
11 8 (3.29%) Social Media
12 7 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.88%) Fintech
13 5 (2.06%) SWIFT
14 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
15 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
15 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
15 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
15 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.47%) Unix
2 20 (8.23%) Windows
3 14 (5.76%) Linux
3 14 (5.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.74%) Asset Management
2 49 (20.16%) Project Management
3 46 (18.93%) Investment Management
4 41 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (14.40%) Business Analysis
6 33 (13.58%) Portfolio Management
7 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (11.11%) SDLC
9 26 (10.70%) Fund Accounting
10 23 (9.47%) Data Management
11 20 (8.23%) Scrum
12 15 (6.17%) Change Management
12 15 (6.17%) ITIL
12 15 (6.17%) OO
12 15 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.76%) OOD
13 14 (5.76%) Requirements Management
13 14 (5.76%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.92%) SQL
2 38 (15.64%) Java
3 35 (14.40%) C#
4 26 (10.70%) C++
5 22 (9.05%) Python
6 18 (7.41%) VBA
7 9 (3.70%) C
7 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.65%) Perl
10 4 (1.65%) Scala
10 4 (1.65%) VB
11 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.82%) Korn
12 2 (0.82%) R
13 1 (0.41%) F#
13 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) MCSE
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.06%) MCSA
4 3 (1.23%) CCNA
4 3 (1.23%) CCNP
4 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.23%) MCP
4 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.82%) CISA
5 2 (0.82%) CISM
5 2 (0.82%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) CRISC
5 2 (0.82%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.82%) PhD
5 2 (0.82%) PMP
5 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.47%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) MiFID
2 5 (2.06%) SLA
3 3 (1.23%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.82%) SEPA
5 1 (0.41%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.29%) Control-M
2 6 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.65%) SCCM
3 4 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.64%) Oracle
2 21 (8.64%) SimCorp
3 18 (7.41%) BISAM
3 18 (7.41%) Charles River
3 18 (7.41%) StatPro
4 17 (7.00%) Eze Castle Integration
5 11 (4.53%) Bloomberg
5 11 (4.53%) VMware
6 9 (3.70%) Fidessa
7 8 (3.29%) Advent
8 7 (2.88%) Calypso
8 7 (2.88%) Linedata
8 7 (2.88%) Murex
8 7 (2.88%) RIMES
8 7 (2.88%) SunGard
9 6 (2.47%) Misys
9 6 (2.47%) Siebel
9 6 (2.47%) Vermilion
10 5 (2.06%) OpenText
City of Westminster
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus fantastic package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £66000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Busuu
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum 20% bonus, share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £4500.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago