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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 228 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1385 1361 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.24% 1.23%
As % of the General category 3.05% 2.79% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1112 1029
Average salary £50,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
45392 48803 44836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.47% 44.39% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36446 38417 36132
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £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 7 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 7 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 +29 891 £57,500 - 120
South East -54 153 £44,500 +4.70% 21
South West +4 84 £40,000 +2.56% 8
East of England -17 76 £38,500 -33.04% 6
North West +13 52 £41,750 +22.79% 8
East Midlands +12 40 £42,500 +3.83% 13
Yorkshire +27 38 £39,000 -10.85% 7
West Midlands -65 37 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Midlands -8 10 £80,000 +128.57%
North East -10 3 £95,000 +216.66%
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 1173 (43.78%) Finance
2 809 (30.20%) SQL
3 606 (22.62%) SQL Server
4 604 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
5 552 (20.60%) C#
6 542 (20.23%) Microsoft
7 541 (20.19%) .NET
8 538 (20.08%) Windows
9 483 (18.03%) Banking
10 404 (15.08%) Front Office
11 361 (13.48%) JavaScript
12 355 (13.25%) Java
13 344 (12.84%) Oracle
14 334 (12.47%) HTML
15 332 (12.39%) Degree
16 329 (12.28%) Retail
17 318 (11.87%) MS Excel
18 300 (11.20%) Project Management
19 289 (10.79%) ASP.NET
20 269 (10.04%) Investment Banking
21 257 (9.59%) E-Commerce
22 252 (9.41%) MVC
22 252 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
23 248 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 240 (8.96%) VMware
25 230 (8.59%) UNIX
26 229 (8.55%) CSS
27 228 (8.51%) Derivative
28 225 (8.40%) XML
28 225 (8.40%) SDLC

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 141 (5.26%) IIS
2 102 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 96 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.57%) Lync
7 39 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.23%) CMS
9 31 (1.16%) Apache
10 27 (1.01%) JBoss
10 27 (1.01%) Node.js
11 21 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.49%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.49%) MQSeries
15 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.45%) Drupal
17 11 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 318 (11.87%) MS Excel
2 148 (5.52%) MS Office
3 40 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.86%) MS Project
6 15 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 48 (1.79%) thinkFolio
3 45 (1.68%) SimCorp Dimension
4 31 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 29 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.67%) Advent Geneva
7 16 (0.60%) Summit
8 15 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 15 (0.56%) ACBS
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 10 (0.37%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (0.37%) SAP CRM
11 10 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.37%) Autonomy Scrittura
11 10 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
12 9 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.24%) SaaS
2 59 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.61%) Office 365
4 42 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.49%) GitHub
6 9 (0.34%) Firebase
7 7 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
9 4 (0.15%) IaaS
9 4 (0.15%) PaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.075%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.075%) Taleo
11 2 (0.075%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.075%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.037%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.037%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.037%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.25%) DNS
2 84 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 75 (2.80%) Firewall
4 63 (2.35%) LAN
4 63 (2.35%) DHCP
5 62 (2.31%) SAN
6 57 (2.13%) WAN
7 48 (1.79%) VPN
7 48 (1.79%) Internet
8 36 (1.34%) SSL
9 33 (1.23%) VoIP
10 27 (1.01%) FTP
11 25 (0.93%) MPLS
12 24 (0.90%) HTTP
13 21 (0.78%) SMTP
14 19 (0.71%) Network Security
15 17 (0.63%) Wireless
15 17 (0.63%) SNMP
16 16 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 100 (3.73%) MySQL
3 87 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 51 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 51 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 31 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 30 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (0.97%) MS Access
11 25 (0.93%) SAP HANA
12 18 (0.67%) NoSQL
12 18 (0.67%) DB2
12 18 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.63%) Big Data
14 15 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 97 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 70 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 69 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (2.39%) JUnit
4 64 (2.39%) Maven
5 63 (2.35%) NUnit
6 60 (2.24%) Subversion
7 57 (2.13%) Selenium
8 56 (2.09%) SpecFlow
9 55 (2.05%) FitNesse
10 48 (1.79%) JIRA
11 36 (1.34%) Jenkins
12 32 (1.19%) WebDriver
13 31 (1.16%) Mockito
14 29 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 26 (0.97%) jMock
15 26 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 24 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
16 24 (0.90%) Moq
17 23 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1173 (43.78%) Finance
2 483 (18.03%) Banking
3 404 (15.08%) Front Office
4 329 (12.28%) Retail
5 269 (10.04%) Investment Banking
6 111 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 97 (3.62%) Retail Banking
8 88 (3.28%) Marketing
9 75 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 67 (2.50%) Manufacturing
11 62 (2.31%) Legal
12 45 (1.68%) Games
13 38 (1.42%) Wholesale Banking
14 37 (1.38%) Publishing
15 30 (1.12%) Billing
16 29 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
17 27 (1.01%) Law
18 26 (0.97%) Advertising
19 20 (0.75%) French Language
20 19 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 787 (29.38%) Developer
2 715 (26.69%) Analyst
3 320 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 212 (7.91%) Support Analyst
5 195 (7.28%) Applications Support
6 193 (7.20%) Consultant
7 159 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 153 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 150 (5.60%) Project Manager
10 135 (5.04%) Java Developer
11 134 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 121 (4.52%) Architect
13 117 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
14 96 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 95 (3.55%) Support Engineer
16 88 (3.28%) Software Developer
17 79 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
18 64 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 59 (2.20%) Junior
20 54 (2.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (20.19%) .NET
2 334 (12.47%) HTML
3 289 (10.79%) ASP.NET
4 229 (8.55%) CSS
5 225 (8.40%) XML
6 213 (7.95%) Web Services
7 166 (6.20%) jQuery
8 147 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 123 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 114 (4.26%) HTML5
11 108 (4.03%) J2EE
12 105 (3.92%) AngularJS
13 97 (3.62%) Ajax
14 95 (3.55%) Spring
15 76 (2.84%) WCF
16 66 (2.46%) WPF
16 66 (2.46%) SOAP
17 63 (2.35%) Hibernate
18 61 (2.28%) JSON
18 61 (2.28%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 228 (8.51%) Derivative
4 162 (6.05%) Fixed Income
5 150 (5.60%) Equities
6 141 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 134 (5.00%) Mobile App
8 124 (4.63%) Management Information System
9 116 (4.33%) Hedge funds
10 92 (3.43%) Mathematics
11 91 (3.40%) User Experience
12 89 (3.32%) Data Centre
13 88 (3.28%) Credit Risk
14 69 (2.58%) Blog
15 63 (2.35%) Clustering
16 44 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
17 41 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
18 39 (1.46%) SWIFT
19 38 (1.42%) Smartphone
20 37 (1.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 538 (20.08%) Windows
2 230 (8.59%) UNIX
3 204 (7.61%) Linux
4 121 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (3.43%) Windows 7
6 92 (3.43%) Apple iOS
7 83 (3.10%) Android
8 70 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (1.83%) Windows XP
10 32 (1.19%) Solaris
11 29 (1.08%) Windows 2000
12 24 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.75%) CentOS
14 17 (0.63%) AIX
15 9 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.075%) Debian
18 2 (0.075%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (11.20%) Project Management
3 257 (9.59%) E-Commerce
4 252 (9.41%) MVC
5 225 (8.40%) SDLC
6 209 (7.80%) TDD
7 203 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 202 (7.54%) Scrum
9 201 (7.50%) ITIL
10 199 (7.43%) CRM
11 186 (6.94%) Asset Management
12 181 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 180 (6.72%) OO
14 153 (5.71%) Investment Management
15 149 (5.56%) Risk Management
15 149 (5.56%) Workflow
16 143 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 141 (5.26%) PRINCE2
18 139 (5.19%) Migration
19 133 (4.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 809 (30.20%) SQL
2 552 (20.60%) C#
3 361 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 355 (13.25%) Java
5 160 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 107 (3.99%) VB
7 103 (3.84%) Perl
8 93 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 92 (3.43%) VB.NET
10 82 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 81 (3.02%) Python
12 75 (2.80%) C++
13 73 (2.72%) PHP
14 67 (2.50%) VBA
15 63 (2.35%) Shell Script
16 42 (1.57%) C
17 40 (1.49%) VBScript
18 30 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 27 (1.01%) Ruby
20 24 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 332 (12.39%) Degree
2 93 (3.47%) PMI Certification
3 86 (3.21%) PMP
4 76 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (1.53%) ISEB
5 41 (1.53%) CIMA
6 40 (1.49%) ACCA
7 33 (1.23%) MCSE
8 30 (1.12%) SAP Certification
9 27 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.67%) MCP
12 17 (0.63%) MCITP
12 17 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (0.56%) CCNP
14 13 (0.49%) Security Cleared
15 10 (0.37%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.34%) VCP5
16 9 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.49%) QA
2 63 (2.35%) EMIR
3 53 (1.98%) SLA
4 51 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 42 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 39 (1.46%) COBIT
7 34 (1.27%) Solvency II
8 29 (1.08%) MiFID
9 25 (0.93%) CRD IV
10 16 (0.60%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.30%) ISO 8583
11 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.22%) COREP
12 6 (0.22%) FINREP
12 6 (0.22%) AIFMD
12 6 (0.22%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) HL7
13 3 (0.11%) FATCA
14 1 (0.037%) P3O
System Software
1 212 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 127 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.24%) vSphere
4 49 (1.83%) XenApp
5 47 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 30 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 17 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.15%) XenServer
12 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.11%) OCFS2
13 1 (0.037%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.037%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.037%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.037%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 46 (1.72%) SCCM
2 33 (1.23%) SCOM
3 24 (0.90%) WSUS
4 19 (0.71%) Nagios
5 17 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.56%) Control-M
7 14 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (0.37%) ARCserve
10 10 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.34%) Puppet
12 8 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.30%) Opsview
13 7 (0.26%) MOM
14 6 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
14 6 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.22%) HP SIM
14 6 (0.22%) Casper Suite
15 5 (0.19%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 542 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 344 (12.84%) Oracle
3 240 (8.96%) VMware
4 128 (4.78%) Citrix
5 99 (3.70%) SAP
6 96 (3.58%) Bloomberg
7 71 (2.65%) Cisco
7 71 (2.65%) SunGard
8 70 (2.61%) IBM
9 68 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (2.39%) Google
11 57 (2.13%) SimCorp
12 56 (2.09%) HP
13 52 (1.94%) Sybase
14 51 (1.90%) Murex
15 42 (1.57%) Wall Street Systems
16 41 (1.53%) Charles River
17 30 (1.12%) Dell
18 29 (1.08%) Reuters
19 28 (1.05%) Symantec
East Grinstead, Sussex
Gold
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Stream Search Ltd
Salary: package and Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £12k - 16k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30 - £35k per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £650000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum £30-37K + Car Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Jiyu Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brickendon Consulting Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brickendon Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive base + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday