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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 220 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1439 1293 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.18% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.16% 2.68% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1054 1021
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £95,000 £86,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
45565 48222 45204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.56% 44.10% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36591 37776 36003
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +33 923 £60,000 - 111
South East -50 161 £44,500 +3.48% 16
East of England -1 86 £38,500 -28.37% 5
South West 0 79 £37,500 -3.84% 8
East Midlands +27 55 £42,500 +4.02% 4
Yorkshire +31 46 £45,000 - 3
North West -11 44 £39,000 - 12
West Midlands -61 32 £42,500 -39.28% 3
Midlands -7 10 £80,000 +128.57%
North East -10 3 £95,000 +52.00% 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1257 (45.54%) Finance
2 876 (31.74%) SQL
3 650 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
4 641 (23.22%) SQL Server
5 584 (21.16%) C#
6 565 (20.47%) .NET
7 558 (20.22%) Windows
8 546 (19.78%) Microsoft
9 505 (18.30%) Banking
10 423 (15.33%) Front Office
11 388 (14.06%) Java
12 382 (13.84%) JavaScript
12 382 (13.84%) Oracle
13 350 (12.68%) HTML
14 349 (12.64%) Degree
15 336 (12.17%) Retail
16 329 (11.92%) Project Management
17 321 (11.63%) MS Excel
18 312 (11.30%) ASP.NET
19 280 (10.14%) Investment Banking
20 270 (9.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 265 (9.60%) E-Commerce
22 258 (9.35%) UNIX
23 249 (9.02%) MVC
24 245 (8.88%) Derivative
25 242 (8.77%) XML
26 240 (8.70%) CSS
27 237 (8.59%) SDLC
28 234 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
28 234 (8.48%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 150 (5.43%) IIS
2 87 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 87 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 46 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 41 (1.49%) Lync
5 37 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 32 (1.16%) Apache
8 30 (1.09%) CMS
9 29 (1.05%) JBoss
10 27 (0.98%) Node.js
11 24 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.47%) NServiceBus
15 13 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 321 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 154 (5.58%) MS Office
3 44 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.87%) MS Project
6 15 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.33%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 56 (2.03%) Markit EDM
2 50 (1.81%) thinkFolio
3 42 (1.52%) SimCorp Dimension
4 35 (1.27%) SAP ERP
5 31 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (0.76%) Advent Geneva
7 15 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (0.54%) LatentZero
8 14 (0.51%) ACBS
9 13 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.47%) Autonomy Scrittura
10 12 (0.43%) Endur
11 11 (0.40%) Findur
12 10 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.36%) SAP SD
12 10 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
12 10 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
13 9 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.25%) SaaS
3 47 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.52%) Office 365
5 15 (0.54%) GitHub
6 13 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.33%) Firebase
8 7 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.22%) PaaS
9 6 (0.22%) IaaS
9 6 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.072%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.072%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.072%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 88 (3.19%) DNS
3 71 (2.57%) LAN
4 64 (2.32%) SAN
5 63 (2.28%) Firewall
6 62 (2.25%) DHCP
7 60 (2.17%) WAN
8 44 (1.59%) VPN
9 42 (1.52%) Internet
10 40 (1.45%) VoIP
11 31 (1.12%) SSL
12 29 (1.05%) FTP
13 23 (0.83%) SMTP
13 23 (0.83%) MPLS
14 19 (0.69%) HTTP
14 19 (0.69%) SNMP
15 18 (0.65%) Wireless
15 18 (0.65%) NAS
16 17 (0.62%) Intranet
16 17 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.66%) MySQL
3 93 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 77 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 43 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 42 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (0.94%) MS Access
15 25 (0.91%) SAP HANA
16 19 (0.69%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (0.58%) MongoDB
19 15 (0.54%) SQLite
19 15 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 107 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 85 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (2.93%) Maven
4 76 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 72 (2.61%) JUnit
6 66 (2.39%) Subversion
6 66 (2.39%) Selenium
7 65 (2.36%) FitNesse
8 59 (2.14%) NUnit
9 55 (1.99%) SpecFlow
10 53 (1.92%) JIRA
11 49 (1.78%) Jenkins
12 36 (1.30%) Mockito
13 32 (1.16%) Hudson
14 30 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 30 (1.09%) jMock
15 29 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.01%) Cucumber
17 26 (0.94%) Ant
17 26 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 1257 (45.54%) Finance
2 505 (18.30%) Banking
3 423 (15.33%) Front Office
4 336 (12.17%) Retail
5 280 (10.14%) Investment Banking
6 123 (4.46%) Financial Institution
7 106 (3.84%) Retail Banking
8 90 (3.26%) Marketing
9 88 (3.19%) Telecoms
10 75 (2.72%) Manufacturing
11 65 (2.36%) Legal
12 43 (1.56%) Games
12 43 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
13 39 (1.41%) Publishing
14 33 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
15 24 (0.87%) Billing
16 22 (0.80%) Advertising
16 22 (0.80%) Law
16 22 (0.80%) Electronics
17 21 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 806 (29.20%) Developer
2 751 (27.21%) Analyst
3 325 (11.78%) Business Analyst
4 216 (7.83%) Support Analyst
5 201 (7.28%) Consultant
6 196 (7.10%) Applications Support
7 166 (6.01%) C# Developer
8 165 (5.98%) Project Manager
9 162 (5.87%) .NET Developer
10 145 (5.25%) Java Developer
11 131 (4.75%) Senior Developer
12 124 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
13 108 (3.91%) Architect
14 97 (3.51%) Software Developer
14 97 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
15 95 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
16 93 (3.37%) Support Engineer
17 63 (2.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 55 (1.99%) Junior
19 52 (1.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (20.47%) .NET
2 350 (12.68%) HTML
3 312 (11.30%) ASP.NET
4 242 (8.77%) XML
5 240 (8.70%) CSS
6 223 (8.08%) Web Services
7 174 (6.30%) jQuery
8 140 (5.07%) .NET Framework
9 137 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 122 (4.42%) HTML5
11 121 (4.38%) J2EE
12 112 (4.06%) Spring
13 103 (3.73%) AngularJS
14 100 (3.62%) Ajax
15 84 (3.04%) WPF
16 82 (2.97%) SOAP
17 80 (2.90%) WCF
18 71 (2.57%) Hibernate
19 67 (2.43%) JSON
20 64 (2.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 270 (9.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 245 (8.88%) Derivative
3 234 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (6.70%) Fixed Income
5 153 (5.54%) Equities
6 152 (5.51%) Computer Science
7 131 (4.75%) Management Information System
8 129 (4.67%) Mobile App
9 105 (3.80%) Hedge funds
10 99 (3.59%) Mathematics
11 98 (3.55%) Credit Risk
12 91 (3.30%) User Experience
13 83 (3.01%) Data Centre
14 65 (2.36%) Blog
15 49 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
16 48 (1.74%) Clustering
17 41 (1.49%) SWIFT
18 40 (1.45%) Client/Server
19 39 (1.41%) Blackberry
19 39 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 558 (20.22%) Windows
2 258 (9.35%) UNIX
3 234 (8.48%) Linux
4 114 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (3.44%) Windows 7
7 87 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 79 (2.86%) Android
9 64 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (1.67%) Windows XP
11 39 (1.41%) Solaris
12 29 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.72%) CentOS
13 20 (0.72%) AIX
13 20 (0.72%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.072%) Debian
17 2 (0.072%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (11.92%) Project Management
3 265 (9.60%) E-Commerce
4 249 (9.02%) MVC
5 237 (8.59%) SDLC
6 223 (8.08%) TDD
7 213 (7.72%) Scrum
7 213 (7.72%) ITIL
8 207 (7.50%) CRM
9 206 (7.46%) Business Analysis
10 189 (6.85%) OO
11 182 (6.59%) Asset Management
12 176 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 165 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 158 (5.72%) PRINCE2
15 151 (5.47%) Analytics
16 147 (5.33%) Investment Management
17 144 (5.22%) Risk Management
18 141 (5.11%) Migration
19 138 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 876 (31.74%) SQL
2 584 (21.16%) C#
3 388 (14.06%) Java
4 382 (13.84%) JavaScript
5 185 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 105 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 105 (3.80%) VB
7 101 (3.66%) Perl
8 99 (3.59%) VB.NET
9 88 (3.19%) Python
10 75 (2.72%) PowerShell
11 74 (2.68%) C++
12 65 (2.36%) PHP
12 65 (2.36%) VBA
13 62 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 38 (1.38%) C
15 36 (1.30%) VBScript
16 29 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 27 (0.98%) Ruby
18 24 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 349 (12.64%) Degree
2 96 (3.48%) PMI Certification
3 89 (3.22%) PMP
4 77 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (1.63%) ISEB
6 41 (1.49%) CIMA
7 40 (1.45%) ACCA
8 33 (1.20%) MCSE
9 30 (1.09%) SAP Certification
10 26 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.69%) MCITP
12 19 (0.69%) Security Cleared
13 17 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.58%) MCP
15 14 (0.51%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.47%) CCNP
17 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 12 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 9 (0.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.92%) QA
2 71 (2.57%) EMIR
3 54 (1.96%) SLA
4 52 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 48 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
6 40 (1.45%) MiFID
7 39 (1.41%) COBIT
8 35 (1.27%) Solvency II
9 26 (0.94%) CRD IV
10 17 (0.62%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.22%) COREP
12 6 (0.22%) FINREP
12 6 (0.22%) AIFMD
12 6 (0.22%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.11%) HL7
14 3 (0.11%) FATCA
15 1 (0.036%) P3O
System Software
1 198 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 125 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.85%) vSphere
4 48 (1.74%) XenApp
5 47 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.22%) XenServer
9 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.036%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.036%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.036%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 50 (1.81%) SCCM
2 34 (1.23%) SCOM
3 25 (0.91%) WSUS
4 17 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (0.51%) Control-M
6 13 (0.47%) Nagios
7 11 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.36%) Puppet
8 10 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.29%) ARCserve
10 8 (0.29%) Opsview
11 7 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.25%) MOM
12 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
13 5 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.14%) Casper Suite
14 4 (0.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 546 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 382 (13.84%) Oracle
3 232 (8.41%) VMware
4 111 (4.02%) Citrix
5 95 (3.44%) SAP
5 95 (3.44%) Bloomberg
6 74 (2.68%) Cisco
7 72 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 68 (2.46%) SunGard
9 67 (2.43%) IBM
10 63 (2.28%) Sybase
11 57 (2.07%) HP
11 57 (2.07%) Google
12 54 (1.96%) Murex
13 53 (1.92%) SimCorp
14 43 (1.56%) Charles River
15 42 (1.52%) Wall Street Systems
16 31 (1.12%) Calypso
17 30 (1.09%) Reuters
18 29 (1.05%) Symantec
Sussex
24/7 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary and Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portishead, Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,500 per annum +Quarterly Comission
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Excellent earning potential
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Salary and Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intelligent Testing NW
Salary: Excellent basic + various and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago