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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 271 226 211
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1085 1297 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.31% 1.38%
As % of the General category 2.50% 2.96% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 878 979 1159
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
43356 43804 44375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.72% 44.12% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34736 34295 36245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -15 668 £55,000 -8.33% 99
South East -96 131 £40,000 -5.88% 24
East of England +7 63 £30,750 -38.50%
North West -22 55 £44,500 +36.92% 16
West Midlands -24 46 £42,500 - 9
South West -17 41 £35,000 -6.66% 15
East Midlands +29 39 £47,500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -48 31 £35,000 -12.50% 6
North East +3 17 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 902 (39.95%) Finance
2 589 (26.09%) SQL
3 496 (21.97%) Microsoft
4 470 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
5 444 (19.66%) SQL Server
6 431 (19.09%) C#
7 430 (19.04%) .NET
8 419 (18.56%) Windows
9 396 (17.54%) Banking
10 341 (15.10%) HTML
11 337 (14.92%) Front Office
12 302 (13.37%) JavaScript
13 297 (13.15%) Retail
14 265 (11.74%) E-Commerce
15 263 (11.65%) Degree
16 259 (11.47%) ITIL
17 258 (11.43%) Java
18 252 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
19 251 (11.12%) Oracle
20 246 (10.89%) MS Excel
21 241 (10.67%) CSS
22 240 (10.63%) Project Management
23 233 (10.32%) Investment Banking
24 232 (10.27%) ASP.NET
25 225 (9.96%) MVC
26 222 (9.83%) OO
27 211 (9.34%) Derivative
28 192 (8.50%) TDD
29 191 (8.46%) VMware
30 187 (8.28%) UNIX

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 157 (6.95%) IIS
2 145 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 120 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 56 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (2.13%) Lync
6 45 (1.99%) CMS
7 43 (1.90%) Confluence
7 43 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 28 (1.24%) Apache
11 23 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.93%) Drupal
12 21 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.66%) WordPress
16 15 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 246 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 164 (7.26%) MS Office
3 47 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.06%) MS Project
6 14 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (1.37%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 29 (1.28%) thinkFolio
3 25 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.89%) SAP CRM
5 16 (0.71%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.62%) SAP SM
6 14 (0.62%) Summit
7 13 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
10 10 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
11 9 (0.40%) Kondor+
11 9 (0.40%) Markit EDM
12 8 (0.35%) Eikon
12 8 (0.35%) Maximo
13 7 (0.31%) AWD
14 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.11%) Office 365
2 23 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.97%) SaaS
4 8 (0.35%) Taleo
5 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.044%) Force.com
6 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.14%) Internet
2 99 (4.38%) Firewall
3 69 (3.06%) DNS
3 69 (3.06%) WAN
4 58 (2.57%) LAN
5 55 (2.44%) SAN
6 53 (2.35%) VPN
7 50 (2.21%) DHCP
7 50 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.59%) SSL
9 32 (1.42%) Broadband
10 31 (1.37%) MPLS
11 27 (1.20%) VoIP
12 25 (1.11%) FTP
13 23 (1.02%) 3G
13 23 (1.02%) 4G
14 22 (0.97%) VLAN
15 19 (0.84%) HTTP
16 18 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.52%) MySQL
3 75 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 58 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 56 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 53 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (1.73%) RavenDB
10 34 (1.51%) Big Data
11 32 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.02%) DB2
15 22 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (0.89%) MS Access
17 19 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
19 15 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
19 15 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 100 (4.43%) NUnit
2 94 (4.16%) Git (software)
3 74 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 69 (3.06%) JIRA
5 68 (3.01%) Cucumber
6 58 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 51 (2.26%) SpecFlow
8 42 (1.86%) Moq
9 40 (1.77%) Subversion
10 39 (1.73%) NCrunch
10 39 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
10 39 (1.73%) ReSharper
10 39 (1.73%) WATIR
11 38 (1.68%) JUnit
11 38 (1.68%) FitNesse
12 37 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (1.42%) Eclipse
13 32 (1.42%) Maven
14 25 (1.11%) Selenium
15 23 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 902 (39.95%) Finance
2 396 (17.54%) Banking
3 337 (14.92%) Front Office
4 297 (13.15%) Retail
5 233 (10.32%) Investment Banking
6 91 (4.03%) Marketing
7 63 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 58 (2.57%) Legal
9 55 (2.44%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.73%) Retail Banking
11 38 (1.68%) Advertising
11 38 (1.68%) Billing
12 29 (1.28%) Law
13 27 (1.20%) Games
14 18 (0.80%) Publishing
14 18 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
15 17 (0.75%) French Language
16 14 (0.62%) Music Industry
16 14 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 693 (30.69%) Developer
2 498 (22.05%) Analyst
3 223 (9.88%) Business Analyst
4 181 (8.02%) Support Analyst
5 147 (6.51%) Applications Support
6 143 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 133 (5.89%) C# Developer
8 124 (5.49%) Architect
9 114 (5.05%) Consultant
10 111 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 109 (4.83%) Project Manager
12 102 (4.52%) Java Developer
13 91 (4.03%) Administrator
14 81 (3.59%) Support Engineer
14 81 (3.59%) Software Developer
15 75 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
15 75 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
16 62 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
17 60 (2.66%) Junior
18 46 (2.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (19.04%) .NET
2 341 (15.10%) HTML
3 241 (10.67%) CSS
4 232 (10.27%) ASP.NET
5 185 (8.19%) XML
6 184 (8.15%) jQuery
7 143 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 142 (6.29%) Web Services
9 118 (5.23%) .NET Framework
10 97 (4.30%) Ajax
11 94 (4.16%) J2EE
12 87 (3.85%) HTML5
13 79 (3.50%) MSMQ
14 75 (3.32%) Spring
15 64 (2.83%) WCF
16 63 (2.79%) NHibernate
17 62 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 61 (2.70%) WPF
19 56 (2.48%) AngularJS
20 54 (2.39%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 252 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (9.34%) Derivative
3 186 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 116 (5.14%) Hedge funds
5 115 (5.09%) Fixed Income
6 110 (4.87%) Equities
7 99 (4.38%) Mobile App
8 93 (4.12%) Open Source
9 91 (4.03%) Computer Science
10 70 (3.10%) Management Information System
11 63 (2.79%) Clustering
12 54 (2.39%) Credit Risk
13 52 (2.30%) Blackberry
14 51 (2.26%) Blog
15 47 (2.08%) SWIFT
15 47 (2.08%) Mathematics
16 44 (1.95%) Smartphone
17 38 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
18 35 (1.55%) User Experience
19 32 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 419 (18.56%) Windows
2 187 (8.28%) UNIX
3 185 (8.19%) Linux
4 102 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 70 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (2.79%) Android
8 62 (2.75%) Apple iOS
9 57 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.46%) Windows 2000
12 29 (1.28%) CentOS
13 17 (0.75%) Solaris
13 17 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.18%) AIX
17 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (11.74%) E-Commerce
3 259 (11.47%) ITIL
4 240 (10.63%) Project Management
5 225 (9.96%) MVC
6 222 (9.83%) OO
7 192 (8.50%) TDD
8 179 (7.93%) Scrum
9 162 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
10 161 (7.13%) Business Analysis
11 159 (7.04%) BDD
12 154 (6.82%) CRM
13 147 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 130 (5.76%) Asset Management
15 122 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 118 (5.23%) Risk Management
16 118 (5.23%) Software Engineering
17 117 (5.18%) PRINCE2
18 114 (5.05%) Change Management
18 114 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 589 (26.09%) SQL
2 431 (19.09%) C#
3 302 (13.37%) JavaScript
4 258 (11.43%) Java
5 89 (3.94%) VB.NET
6 86 (3.81%) PHP
7 78 (3.45%) Perl
8 77 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 75 (3.32%) VBA
10 69 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 64 (2.83%) Python
12 60 (2.66%) C++
13 58 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 53 (2.35%) VB
15 49 (2.17%) Ruby
16 41 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.73%) C
18 28 (1.24%) Bash Shell
19 27 (1.20%) Delphi
20 26 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 263 (11.65%) Degree
2 63 (2.79%) VCP4
3 58 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.64%) MCSE
8 32 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.42%) PMP
9 28 (1.24%) ACCA
10 26 (1.15%) CIMA
11 22 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.84%) MCP
13 18 (0.80%) CCNP
13 18 (0.80%) MCSA
14 17 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.66%) RHCE
15 15 (0.66%) ISEB
16 14 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (6.82%) QA
2 79 (3.50%) SLA
3 26 (1.15%) EMIR
3 26 (1.15%) COBIT
4 22 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 17 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.71%) ISO 8583
8 14 (0.62%) CRD IV
9 13 (0.58%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.44%) MiFID
11 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.18%) COREP
12 4 (0.18%) FINREP
12 4 (0.18%) FATCA
12 4 (0.18%) Basel III
13 2 (0.089%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.044%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
System Software
1 187 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 114 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.70%) vSphere
4 37 (1.64%) XenApp
4 37 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 29 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 13 (0.58%) XenServer
9 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.35%) NDS
10 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.31%) Firmware
12 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.089%) Corosync
14 2 (0.089%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (1.51%) SCOM
2 30 (1.33%) SCCM
3 24 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 22 (0.97%) Nagios
5 19 (0.84%) HP SIM
6 16 (0.71%) WSUS
7 15 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (0.66%) Cacti
8 12 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.49%) Control-M
9 11 (0.49%) OpenView
9 11 (0.49%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.44%) ARCserve
11 8 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.18%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 496 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 251 (11.12%) Oracle
3 191 (8.46%) VMware
4 126 (5.58%) Citrix
5 82 (3.63%) SAP
6 79 (3.50%) Cisco
7 69 (3.06%) Bloomberg
8 63 (2.79%) Google
9 60 (2.66%) IBM
10 48 (2.13%) HP
11 46 (2.04%) SunGard
12 45 (1.99%) Dell
13 39 (1.73%) RedPrairie
13 39 (1.73%) Endeca
14 29 (1.28%) EMC
15 28 (1.24%) Reuters
15 28 (1.24%) Sybase
16 27 (1.20%) F5
17 26 (1.15%) Wall Street Systems
18 22 (0.97%) Symantec
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65K-£75k neg + package.
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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