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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
London / City of London
Rank 126 99 135
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 98 186 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 2.89% 1.90%
As % of the General category 3.47% 4.79% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 92 155 179
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
2824 3886 5746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.87% 60.31% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 3517 4974
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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.

1 119 (60.41%) Finance
2 74 (37.56%) SQL
3 53 (26.90%) Banking
4 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
5 46 (23.35%) Java
5 46 (23.35%) Asset Management
6 38 (19.29%) Front Office
7 35 (17.77%) Fixed Income
8 32 (16.24%) Oracle
9 31 (15.74%) C#
9 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
10 30 (15.23%) JavaScript
11 28 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (13.71%) MS Excel
12 27 (13.71%) Derivative
13 25 (12.69%) Project Management
13 25 (12.69%) Marketing
14 24 (12.18%) Hedge funds
15 23 (11.68%) Degree
15 23 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (11.17%) Data Management
16 22 (11.17%) Unix
16 22 (11.17%) QA
17 21 (10.66%) Mentoring
17 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (10.66%) Windows
17 21 (10.66%) HTML
17 21 (10.66%) CRM
17 21 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.15%) Microsoft

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 (3.05%) MQSeries
1 6 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) Apache
3 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.02%) SAS
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.51%) Jetty
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.64%) MS Project
3 18 (9.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) thinkFolio
2 7 (3.55%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (2.54%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.54%) Salerio
3 5 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.52%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 3 (1.52%) Tradar
5 1 (0.51%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) Decalog
5 1 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.51%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.51%) HiInvest
5 1 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.51%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.51%) LongView
5 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.12%) SaaS
2 13 (6.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) DNS
2 3 (1.52%) SAN
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (1.02%) DEFINITY
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
3 2 (1.02%) FTP
3 2 (1.02%) LDAP
3 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.55%) Redis
4 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.52%) DB2
6 3 (1.52%) QlikView
7 2 (1.02%) Big Data
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 17 (8.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.52%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.52%) Selenium
2 3 (1.52%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.02%) Maven
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) ERwin
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 119 (60.41%) Finance
2 53 (26.90%) Banking
3 38 (19.29%) Front Office
4 25 (12.69%) Marketing
5 15 (7.61%) Advertising
6 9 (4.57%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.57%) Investment Banking
7 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.54%) Electronics
8 5 (2.54%) Games
8 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (25.38%) Developer
2 28 (14.21%) Analyst
2 28 (14.21%) Senior Developer
3 26 (13.20%) Consultant
4 20 (10.15%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.63%) Architect
6 16 (8.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (8.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 15 (7.61%) Business Consultant
7 15 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.60%) Applications Support
9 13 (6.60%) Platform Architect
10 12 (6.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.58%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.58%) SQL Developer
12 10 (5.08%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.57%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (4.57%) Java Developer
13 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.66%) HTML
2 20 (10.15%) AngularJS
2 20 (10.15%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (9.14%) .NET
4 13 (6.60%) CSS
5 12 (6.09%) XML
6 8 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.05%) FpML
7 6 (3.05%) HTML5
8 5 (2.54%) SOAP
9 4 (2.03%) jQuery
10 3 (1.52%) JMS
10 3 (1.52%) Middleware
10 3 (1.52%) Web Services
11 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.02%) RESTful
11 2 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.77%) Fixed Income
2 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
3 27 (13.71%) Derivative
4 24 (12.18%) Hedge funds
5 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (10.15%) Visualisation
7 12 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (5.58%) SWIFT
9 10 (5.08%) Data Structures
10 9 (4.57%) Fintech
10 9 (4.57%) Mathematics
11 8 (4.06%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.03%) Clustering
12 4 (2.03%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (2.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (2.03%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.52%) DTCC
13 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.17%) Unix
2 21 (10.66%) Windows
3 16 (8.12%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.60%) Linux
5 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.03%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.03%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Solaris
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.35%) Asset Management
2 28 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (12.69%) Project Management
4 23 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.17%) Data Management
6 21 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (10.66%) CRM
6 21 (10.66%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.14%) Business Analysis
7 18 (9.14%) Data Visualisation
7 18 (9.14%) Investment Management
8 17 (8.63%) Requirements Management
9 16 (8.12%) Front End Development
9 16 (8.12%) Web Development
10 15 (7.61%) Performance Attribution
10 15 (7.61%) Wealth Management
11 14 (7.11%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (6.60%) API Integration
12 13 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (6.60%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.56%) SQL
2 46 (23.35%) Java
3 31 (15.74%) C#
4 30 (15.23%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.14%) C++
6 15 (7.61%) VBA
7 13 (6.60%) Python
8 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.54%) C
11 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.03%) VBScript
12 3 (1.52%) Perl
12 3 (1.52%) R
13 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.02%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) Korn
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) PhD
3 13 (6.60%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.52%) MCSA
4 3 (1.52%) MCSE
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.17%) QA
2 9 (4.57%) MiFID
3 5 (2.54%) EMIR
4 4 (2.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.52%) vSphere
4 2 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Nagios
2 4 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.03%) SCCM
3 3 (1.52%) SCOM
4 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.02%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Oracle
2 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.63%) BISAM
3 17 (8.63%) StatPro
4 13 (6.60%) Bloomberg
5 10 (5.08%) Charles River
5 10 (5.08%) Eze Castle Integration
5 10 (5.08%) SimCorp
6 8 (4.06%) HP
7 7 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.05%) Reuters
8 6 (3.05%) SAP
9 5 (2.54%) IBM
9 5 (2.54%) Murex
9 5 (2.54%) Sun
9 5 (2.54%) VMware
10 4 (2.03%) Calypso
10 4 (2.03%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.52%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.52%) SunGard
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
comprend
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago