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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 117 147 130
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 223 223 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the General category 3.58% 3.06% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 197 196 201
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
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
6236 7288 7324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.29% 58.74% 61.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5246 5958 6415
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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.

1 263 (62.62%) Finance
2 157 (37.38%) SQL
3 116 (27.62%) Front Office
4 112 (26.67%) Banking
5 90 (21.43%) Derivative
6 88 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 72 (17.14%) Fixed Income
8 72 (17.14%) Asset Management
9 70 (16.67%) .NET
10 69 (16.43%) C#
11 67 (15.95%) Investment Banking
12 66 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 66 (15.71%) Project Management
13 64 (15.24%) Oracle
13 64 (15.24%) Investment Management
14 57 (13.57%) Windows
15 54 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 51 (12.14%) Retail
17 48 (11.43%) Business Analysis
18 47 (11.19%) Equities
19 45 (10.71%) UNIX
19 45 (10.71%) Java
19 45 (10.71%) QA
19 45 (10.71%) SDLC
20 43 (10.24%) Fund Accounting
21 41 (9.76%) ASP.NET
22 37 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
23 36 (8.57%) Degree
23 36 (8.57%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 10 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.14%) MQSeries
5 8 (1.90%) Apache
6 7 (1.67%) Jetty
7 6 (1.43%) IIS
8 5 (1.19%) JBoss
8 5 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.95%) CMS
9 4 (0.95%) SAS
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.48%) Lync
11 2 (0.48%) Confluence
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.90%) MS Project
5 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (7.14%) SimCorp Dimension
2 28 (6.67%) thinkFolio
3 19 (4.52%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.43%) Advent Geneva
4 6 (1.43%) Eagle STAR
4 6 (1.43%) SunGard GMI
4 6 (1.43%) PORTIA
4 6 (1.43%) MultiFonds
4 6 (1.43%) HiPortfolio
5 4 (0.95%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.95%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.71%) Kondor+
6 3 (0.71%) Beauchamp
6 3 (0.71%) HiInvest
6 3 (0.71%) HiPerformance
6 3 (0.71%) Decalog
6 3 (0.71%) LongView
6 3 (0.71%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) SaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Symantec.cloud
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.67%) LAN
3 6 (1.43%) DHCP
3 6 (1.43%) DNS
4 5 (1.19%) Firewall
4 5 (1.19%) WAN
5 4 (0.95%) VPN
6 3 (0.71%) CTI
6 3 (0.71%) FTP
6 3 (0.71%) WLAN
6 3 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.48%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.48%) Broadband
7 2 (0.48%) PBX
7 2 (0.48%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) Intranet
8 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.24%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 15 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.67%) NewSQL
8 7 (1.67%) Big Data
9 6 (1.43%) Redis
9 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) DB2
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.48%) MS Access
11 2 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.29%) Cucumber
2 18 (4.29%) FitNesse
3 17 (4.05%) SpecFlow
4 9 (2.14%) JIRA
5 5 (1.19%) Selenium
5 5 (1.19%) Subversion
5 5 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.95%) JMeter
7 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.24%) Ant
9 1 (0.24%) Hudson
9 1 (0.24%) MSTest
9 1 (0.24%) Moq
9 1 (0.24%) NUnit
9 1 (0.24%) Maven
9 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 263 (62.62%) Finance
2 116 (27.62%) Front Office
3 112 (26.67%) Banking
4 67 (15.95%) Investment Banking
5 51 (12.14%) Retail
6 26 (6.19%) Financial Institution
7 25 (5.95%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.38%) Wholesale Banking
9 8 (1.90%) Marketing
10 6 (1.43%) Advertising
10 6 (1.43%) Legal
11 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 4 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.71%) Games
12 3 (0.71%) Billing
13 2 (0.48%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) French Language
13 2 (0.48%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (37.38%) Analyst
2 77 (18.33%) Business Analyst
3 73 (17.38%) Developer
4 42 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 31 (7.38%) Consultant
5 31 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 30 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 23 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 20 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 19 (4.52%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.29%) Business Manager
10 18 (4.29%) QA Analyst
10 18 (4.29%) Senior QA Analyst
11 16 (3.81%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 14 (3.33%) Architect
14 13 (3.10%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.86%) Development Manager
15 12 (2.86%) IT Support
16 11 (2.62%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.67%) .NET
2 41 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 36 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
4 30 (7.14%) XML
5 27 (6.43%) Web Services
6 21 (5.00%) HTML
7 18 (4.29%) WPF
8 17 (4.05%) Gherkin
9 15 (3.57%) WCF
10 13 (3.10%) Middleware
11 12 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (2.86%) MSMQ
11 12 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (2.14%) Ajax
13 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.67%) FpML
14 7 (1.67%) SOAP
14 7 (1.67%) DHTML
15 6 (1.43%) FIXML
15 6 (1.43%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 90 (21.43%) Derivative
2 72 (17.14%) Fixed Income
3 54 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (11.19%) Equities
5 34 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.24%) Hedge funds
7 18 (4.29%) SWIFT
8 17 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 17 (4.05%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 11 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.14%) User Experience
11 7 (1.67%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.67%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.67%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.67%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.57%) Windows
2 45 (10.71%) UNIX
3 34 (8.10%) Linux
4 8 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.43%) Solaris
7 5 (1.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.48%) Debian
8 2 (0.48%) Fedora
8 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 66 (15.71%) Project Management
4 64 (15.24%) Investment Management
5 48 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 45 (10.71%) SDLC
7 43 (10.24%) Fund Accounting
8 37 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (8.10%) Portfolio Management
10 31 (7.38%) Waterfall
11 29 (6.90%) PRINCE2
12 28 (6.67%) Workflow
13 26 (6.19%) Multithreading
14 24 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
15 23 (5.48%) TDD
15 23 (5.48%) Migration
15 23 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (5.48%) Electronic Trading
16 22 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (5.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (37.38%) SQL
2 69 (16.43%) C#
3 45 (10.71%) Java
4 23 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.05%) VB
5 17 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 12 (2.86%) VBA
7 11 (2.62%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.38%) Perl
8 10 (2.38%) Python
9 8 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.90%) C++
10 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.19%) RPG
12 4 (0.95%) R
13 3 (0.71%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) Korn
14 2 (0.48%) C
15 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 36 (8.57%) Degree
2 26 (6.19%) PMP
2 26 (6.19%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.38%) ISEB
4 5 (1.19%) MCSE
4 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.19%) MCITP
4 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.48%) CFA
7 2 (0.48%) CIPD
7 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.48%) CCNA
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.71%) QA
2 20 (4.76%) Solvency II
3 15 (3.57%) MiFID
4 12 (2.86%) EMIR
5 5 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.95%) SLA
6 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.71%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.71%) FATCA
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.48%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.62%) Control-M
2 6 (1.43%) MOM
3 5 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.19%) WSUS
4 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.48%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.24%) Oracle
3 35 (8.33%) Bloomberg
4 34 (8.10%) SimCorp
5 27 (6.43%) Charles River
6 17 (4.05%) Sybase
7 13 (3.10%) Fidessa
7 13 (3.10%) SunGard
7 13 (3.10%) VMware
8 11 (2.62%) Citrix
9 9 (2.14%) SAP
9 9 (2.14%) BI-SAM
10 8 (1.90%) Cisco
10 8 (1.90%) HP
10 8 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.67%) Linedata
11 7 (1.67%) GoldenSource
12 6 (1.43%) Portware
12 6 (1.43%) Fixnetix
12 6 (1.43%) Advent
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £77000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits, Discounts, Incentiv
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago