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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 143 120 159
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 115 225 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 2.32% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.08% 3.83% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 208 167
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,250 £97,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
3731 5870 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.33% 60.65% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3434 5000 5618
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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 171 (65.77%) Finance
2 106 (40.77%) Asset Management
3 94 (36.15%) SQL
4 60 (23.08%) Project Management
4 60 (23.08%) Investment Management
5 51 (19.62%) Fixed Income
6 49 (18.85%) Derivative
7 48 (18.46%) Front Office
8 43 (16.54%) Banking
9 41 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (15.77%) Degree
10 40 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 40 (15.38%) Java
11 38 (14.62%) Portfolio Management
12 36 (13.85%) Hedge funds
13 35 (13.46%) C#
14 34 (13.08%) MS Excel
14 34 (13.08%) Fund Accounting
15 32 (12.31%) Microsoft
16 30 (11.54%) Unix
16 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 30 (11.54%) MS Office
17 29 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (10.77%) SimCorp
19 27 (10.38%) Data Management
19 27 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (9.62%) C++
21 24 (9.23%) Charles River
21 24 (9.23%) SDLC

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.46%) MQSeries
3 8 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) SAS
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.54%) MS Office
3 22 (8.46%) MS Project
4 10 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Markit EDM
2 21 (8.08%) thinkFolio
3 12 (4.62%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (2.69%) Tradar
5 6 (2.31%) Hi Portfolio
6 5 (1.92%) LatentZero
7 3 (1.15%) Advent Moxy
7 3 (1.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 3 (1.15%) Beauchamp
7 3 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.15%) Decalog
7 3 (1.15%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (1.15%) Eze OMS
7 3 (1.15%) Front Arena
7 3 (1.15%) HiInvest
7 3 (1.15%) LongView
7 3 (1.15%) MultiFonds
7 3 (1.15%) PORTIA
7 3 (1.15%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 2 (0.77%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.69%) WAN
2 6 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.92%) LAN
4 4 (1.54%) Firewall
4 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.15%) 3G
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
6 2 (0.77%) DHCP
6 2 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.46%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.08%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.69%) Redis
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.54%) MS Access
8 3 (1.15%) OLAP
8 3 (1.15%) OLTP
8 3 (1.15%) QlikView
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.77%) Big Data
9 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (0.77%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) MSTest
2 3 (1.15%) NUnit
2 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Moq
3 2 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.38%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (65.77%) Finance
2 48 (18.46%) Front Office
3 43 (16.54%) Banking
4 9 (3.46%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.46%) Marketing
5 6 (2.31%) Advertising
6 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.54%) International Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Law
6 4 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Retail
8 2 (0.77%) French Language
8 2 (0.77%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (29.23%) Analyst
2 40 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 39 (15.00%) Developer
4 31 (11.92%) Consultant
5 26 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 25 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.92%) Applications Support
7 18 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.54%) SQL Developer
9 16 (6.15%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
11 13 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
12 12 (4.62%) Business Manager
13 11 (4.23%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.85%) Java Developer
15 9 (3.46%) IT Analyst
16 8 (3.08%) FX Business Analyst
16 8 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.92%) .NET
2 15 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (3.08%) XML
5 7 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.92%) HTML
7 4 (1.54%) HTML5
7 4 (1.54%) WPF
8 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.15%) CSS
8 3 (1.15%) SOAP
8 3 (1.15%) WCF
9 2 (0.77%) Autofac
9 2 (0.77%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.77%) FpML
9 2 (0.77%) Middleware
9 2 (0.77%) Ninject
9 2 (0.77%) REST
9 2 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.62%) Fixed Income
2 49 (18.85%) Derivative
3 36 (13.85%) Hedge funds
4 27 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.31%) Mathematics
6 17 (6.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (5.77%) Equities
8 11 (4.23%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.85%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.46%) Data Structures
10 9 (3.46%) Social Media
11 7 (2.69%) Fintech
11 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.54%) SWIFT
15 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
15 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.54%) Unix
2 20 (7.69%) Windows
3 19 (7.31%) Linux
4 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.38%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.77%) Asset Management
2 60 (23.08%) Investment Management
2 60 (23.08%) Project Management
3 41 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 38 (14.62%) Portfolio Management
6 34 (13.08%) Fund Accounting
7 29 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (10.38%) Data Management
9 24 (9.23%) SDLC
10 22 (8.46%) Scrum
11 21 (8.08%) Risk Management
12 19 (7.31%) Change Management
13 18 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (6.54%) ITIL
14 17 (6.54%) Wealth Management
15 16 (6.15%) PRINCE2
16 15 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.15%) SQL
2 40 (15.38%) Java
3 35 (13.46%) C#
4 25 (9.62%) C++
5 23 (8.85%) Python
6 13 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.62%) VBA
8 10 (3.85%) C
9 8 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.69%) Perl
10 7 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.54%) Korn
12 4 (1.54%) Scala
12 4 (1.54%) VB
13 2 (0.77%) PHP
13 2 (0.77%) R
14 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (15.77%) Degree
2 8 (3.08%) MCSE
2 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.54%) MCSA
3 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.15%) CCNA
4 3 (1.15%) CCNP
4 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.15%) MCP
4 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.77%) CISA
5 2 (0.77%) CISM
5 2 (0.77%) CISSP
5 2 (0.77%) CRISC
5 2 (0.77%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.77%) ISEB
5 2 (0.77%) PhD
5 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.54%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) MiFID
3 5 (1.92%) SLA
4 4 (1.54%) EMIR
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.77%) SEPA
7 1 (0.38%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.08%) Control-M
3 4 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.54%) SCOM
4 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.77%) SimCorp
3 24 (9.23%) Charles River
4 20 (7.69%) Oracle
5 19 (7.31%) Eze Castle Integration
6 14 (5.38%) BISAM
7 13 (5.00%) StatPro
8 10 (3.85%) Advent
8 10 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 10 (3.85%) VMware
9 9 (3.46%) Fidessa
10 8 (3.08%) Murex
10 8 (3.08%) OpenText
10 8 (3.08%) Siebel
10 8 (3.08%) SunGard
11 7 (2.69%) Calypso
11 7 (2.69%) Linedata
11 7 (2.69%) RIMES
12 6 (2.31%) Misys
12 6 (2.31%) Vermilion
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonua
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £60000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: 10%bonus+fantastic benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus fantastic package and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £68000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago