The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 253 213 156
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -57
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1181 1334 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.34% 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.51% 2.97% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1037 1635
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47081 44961 49613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.91% 45.24% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36632 35921 41867
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in England

Back Office
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region.

Back Office Salary Trend in England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in England

Back Office
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 721 £60,000 +4.34% 92
South East -15 192 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England -43 78 £50,000 +13.63% 6
South West +20 69 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North West -63 61 £34,000 -2.85% 15
West Midlands +4 60 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Yorkshire -21 29 £42,500 +28.78% 5
East Midlands -5 25 £40,857 +2.14% 1
Midlands - 6 £47,500 - 1
North East - 3 £62,500 - 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1132 (43.98%) Finance
2 791 (30.73%) SQL
3 518 (20.12%) SQL Server
4 511 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 493 (19.15%) Banking
6 479 (18.61%) C#
7 458 (17.79%) .NET
8 439 (17.06%) Windows
9 434 (16.86%) Degree
10 397 (15.42%) HTML
11 377 (14.65%) Retail
12 372 (14.45%) Project Management
13 363 (14.10%) Java
14 360 (13.99%) Front Office
15 349 (13.56%) JavaScript
16 346 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
17 344 (13.36%) Oracle
18 303 (11.77%) MS Excel
19 300 (11.66%) XML
20 275 (10.68%) ASP.NET
21 269 (10.45%) Derivative
22 265 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 263 (10.22%) CSS
24 260 (10.10%) Investment Banking
25 238 (9.25%) E-Commerce
26 236 (9.17%) Scrum
27 230 (8.94%) OO
28 229 (8.90%) Linux
29 227 (8.82%) MVC
30 219 (8.51%) ITIL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 179 (6.95%) IIS
2 107 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 62 (2.41%) Confluence
5 57 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 50 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 41 (1.59%) CMS
7 41 (1.59%) Apache
8 36 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (0.66%) Lync
13 14 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 303 (11.77%) MS Excel
2 119 (4.62%) MS Office
3 50 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.20%) MS Project
6 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.09%) Summit
2 26 (1.01%) Kondor+
3 22 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 21 (0.82%) LatentZero
5 20 (0.78%) Endur
6 19 (0.74%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.51%) Maximo
7 13 (0.51%) Magento
8 12 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
9 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
11 7 (0.27%) Agresso
11 7 (0.27%) Eikon
11 7 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 7 (0.27%) Sage 50
12 6 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 6 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
12 6 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.70%) SaaS
4 11 (0.43%) PaaS
5 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.16%) Office 365
7 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.078%) Trello
9 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.039%) GitHub
9 1 (0.039%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.91%) SAN
2 65 (2.53%) DNS
3 59 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 58 (2.25%) Firewall
5 56 (2.18%) Internet
6 49 (1.90%) DHCP
7 43 (1.67%) VPN
8 41 (1.59%) WAN
9 38 (1.48%) LAN
10 36 (1.40%) HTTP
11 30 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (1.17%) VoIP
12 22 (0.85%) FTP
12 22 (0.85%) Intranet
12 22 (0.85%) IPsec
13 21 (0.82%) NAS
14 18 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.62%) Unified Communications
16 14 (0.54%) MPLS
17 13 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 153 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 130 (5.05%) MySQL
4 92 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 64 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (2.41%) RavenDB
9 61 (2.37%) Oracle Database
10 59 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 57 (2.21%) DB2
12 43 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (0.93%) Data Mining
15 20 (0.78%) Big Data
16 19 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (0.51%) QlikView
19 13 (0.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 118 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.26%) JIRA
3 74 (2.87%) NUnit
4 72 (2.80%) Subversion
5 69 (2.68%) Moq
6 67 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 66 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 63 (2.45%) WATIR
9 62 (2.41%) ReSharper
9 62 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 62 (2.41%) NCrunch
10 60 (2.33%) Selenium
11 44 (1.71%) Maven
12 37 (1.44%) JUnit
13 28 (1.09%) Mockito
13 28 (1.09%) Visual Studio
14 21 (0.82%) jMock
15 18 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 18 (0.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 1132 (43.98%) Finance
2 493 (19.15%) Banking
3 377 (14.65%) Retail
4 360 (13.99%) Front Office
5 260 (10.10%) Investment Banking
6 92 (3.57%) Marketing
7 70 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.68%) Retail Banking
9 55 (2.14%) German Language
10 50 (1.94%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.24%) French Language
12 29 (1.13%) Music Industry
13 28 (1.09%) Games
14 23 (0.89%) Billing
14 23 (0.89%) Legal
15 21 (0.82%) Law
16 20 (0.78%) Publishing
17 19 (0.74%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.66%) International Banking
19 16 (0.62%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 715 (27.78%) Developer
2 664 (25.80%) Analyst
3 425 (16.51%) Business Analyst
4 176 (6.84%) Project Manager
5 151 (5.87%) .NET Developer
6 147 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 140 (5.44%) Architect
7 140 (5.44%) Consultant
8 135 (5.24%) Support Analyst
9 124 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 115 (4.47%) Senior Developer
11 114 (4.43%) Applications Support
12 96 (3.73%) Administrator
13 83 (3.22%) Software Developer
14 71 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
15 66 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
16 64 (2.49%) Applications Support Analyst
16 64 (2.49%) Lead Developer
17 63 (2.45%) Banking Business Analyst
18 59 (2.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (17.79%) .NET
2 397 (15.42%) HTML
3 300 (11.66%) XML
4 275 (10.68%) ASP.NET
5 263 (10.22%) CSS
6 200 (7.77%) jQuery
7 182 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 174 (6.76%) Web Services
9 127 (4.93%) .NET Framework
10 114 (4.43%) Spring
11 100 (3.89%) Ajax
12 96 (3.73%) J2EE
13 92 (3.57%) WCF
13 92 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 84 (3.26%) Hibernate
15 80 (3.11%) SOAP
16 77 (2.99%) NHibernate
17 76 (2.95%) MSMQ
18 73 (2.84%) HTML5
19 67 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 269 (10.45%) Derivative
2 265 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 165 (6.41%) Fixed Income
4 145 (5.63%) Equities
5 136 (5.28%) Hedge funds
6 126 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 91 (3.54%) Credit Risk
8 75 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 54 (2.10%) SWIFT
10 52 (2.02%) Mathematics
10 52 (2.02%) Reference Data
11 46 (1.79%) Market Risk
12 42 (1.63%) Client/Server
13 40 (1.55%) Mobile App
14 36 (1.40%) Clustering
15 33 (1.28%) Firmware
16 30 (1.17%) Social Media
17 29 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
17 29 (1.13%) Open Source
18 26 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 439 (17.06%) Windows
2 229 (8.90%) Linux
3 193 (7.50%) UNIX
4 85 (3.30%) Windows 7
5 74 (2.87%) Windows XP
6 64 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (1.36%) Android
9 28 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.05%) Solaris
10 27 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 25 (0.97%) Windows 2000
12 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.66%) CentOS
14 12 (0.47%) HPUX
15 8 (0.31%) AIX
16 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.19%) Fedora
17 5 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (14.45%) Project Management
2 346 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (9.25%) E-Commerce
4 236 (9.17%) Scrum
5 230 (8.94%) OO
6 227 (8.82%) MVC
7 219 (8.51%) ITIL
8 211 (8.20%) Business Analysis
9 202 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 198 (7.69%) TDD
11 168 (6.53%) Investment Management
12 160 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 160 (6.22%) Asset Management
13 147 (5.71%) CRM
14 143 (5.56%) Data Modelling
14 143 (5.56%) PRINCE2
15 139 (5.40%) Risk Management
16 128 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
17 126 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (4.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 791 (30.73%) SQL
2 479 (18.61%) C#
3 363 (14.10%) Java
4 349 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 134 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 108 (4.20%) VB.NET
7 94 (3.65%) C++
8 89 (3.46%) PHP
9 81 (3.15%) Ruby
9 81 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 78 (3.03%) Perl
11 68 (2.64%) PowerShell
12 63 (2.45%) VBA
13 55 (2.14%) Python
14 53 (2.06%) C
15 43 (1.67%) Delphi
16 34 (1.32%) Bash Shell
17 33 (1.28%) VB
18 26 (1.01%) VBScript
19 19 (0.74%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 434 (16.86%) Degree
2 153 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 121 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.87%) ISEB
5 52 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 45 (1.75%) ISTQB
8 34 (1.32%) PMP
9 27 (1.05%) MCP
10 23 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (0.85%) CFA
12 20 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
13 19 (0.74%) CCNP
14 18 (0.70%) OCA
15 14 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.51%) CCNA
16 13 (0.51%) Postgraduate
16 13 (0.51%) ACCA
16 13 (0.51%) CIMA
17 12 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (7.34%) QA
2 105 (4.08%) SLA
3 87 (3.38%) EMIR
4 78 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (1.28%) FATCA
6 32 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 32 (1.24%) MiFID
7 30 (1.17%) Solvency II
8 18 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.62%) UCITS
10 15 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.58%) Basel III
11 10 (0.39%) COBIT
12 9 (0.35%) AIFMD
12 9 (0.35%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.19%) IAS 39
14 4 (0.16%) Basel II
14 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.12%) WCAG
15 3 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 155 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 76 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.05%) XenApp
4 26 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 23 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.78%) vSphere
7 13 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.35%) MDaemon
11 7 (0.27%) XenServer
11 7 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.23%) Xen
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.16%) Corosync
14 4 (0.16%) Squid
15 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.078%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 45 (1.75%) SCCM
2 25 (0.97%) Nagios
3 19 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 16 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 16 (0.62%) SCOM
5 15 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.43%) WSUS
8 9 (0.35%) HP SIM
8 9 (0.35%) Cacti
9 8 (0.31%) logstash
9 8 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
11 6 (0.23%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.19%) Puppet
12 5 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 511 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 344 (13.36%) Oracle
3 132 (5.13%) VMware
4 116 (4.51%) Bloomberg
5 96 (3.73%) IBM
6 84 (3.26%) HP
7 62 (2.41%) Endeca
7 62 (2.41%) RedPrairie
8 55 (2.14%) Citrix
9 54 (2.10%) Cisco
10 51 (1.98%) Calypso
10 51 (1.98%) SAP
11 50 (1.94%) Murex
12 45 (1.75%) Reuters
13 39 (1.52%) Charles River
14 38 (1.48%) Sybase
14 38 (1.48%) SunGard
15 37 (1.44%) Google
16 34 (1.32%) thinkFolio
17 29 (1.13%) Unisys
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + pension, great environment!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago