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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 256 212 169
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -43
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1163 1352 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.35% 1.75%
As % of the General category 2.53% 2.98% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1003 1595
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 £30,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
46007 45400 49826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.68% 45.26% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36024 36479 41646
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -40 668 £60,000 +4.34% 105
South East +10 200 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North West -26 80 £32,500 -7.14% 16
South West +30 73 £42,500 +3.03% 7
East of England -32 70 £50,000 +12.35% 6
West Midlands -8 49 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Yorkshire -37 30 £27,500 -28.10% 9
East Midlands -2 25 £40,857 +23.80% 3
North East -9 2 £62,500 - 5
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1107 (43.34%) Finance
2 787 (30.81%) SQL
3 584 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 520 (20.36%) Microsoft
5 512 (20.05%) SQL Server
6 480 (18.79%) C#
7 477 (18.68%) Banking
8 448 (17.54%) .NET
9 430 (16.84%) HTML
10 426 (16.68%) Windows
11 377 (14.76%) JavaScript
12 370 (14.49%) Degree
13 369 (14.45%) Java
14 365 (14.29%) Project Management
15 360 (14.10%) Front Office
16 353 (13.82%) Retail
17 329 (12.88%) Oracle
18 306 (11.98%) MS Excel
19 292 (11.43%) CSS
20 285 (11.16%) XML
21 280 (10.96%) ASP.NET
22 268 (10.49%) E-Commerce
22 268 (10.49%) Derivative
23 256 (10.02%) MVC
24 253 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 251 (9.83%) Investment Banking
26 250 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
27 246 (9.63%) OO
28 228 (8.93%) jQuery
29 223 (8.73%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 207 (8.10%) IIS
2 125 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 78 (3.05%) Confluence
5 57 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 48 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 48 (1.88%) Apache
7 44 (1.72%) CMS
8 34 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 33 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.82%) Lync
13 20 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (0.43%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 306 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.86%) MS Office
3 36 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.14%) MS Project
5 26 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.98%) Summit
1 25 (0.98%) Kondor+
2 19 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.70%) Endur
3 18 (0.70%) Maximo
4 17 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.63%) LatentZero
6 14 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.47%) Magento
8 11 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
8 11 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 10 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.31%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.31%) Sage 50
12 7 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
12 7 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
12 7 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.47%) SaaS
4 6 (0.23%) PaaS
4 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.16%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.16%) Office 365
6 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.078%) Trello
7 2 (0.078%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.039%) Responsys
8 1 (0.039%) GitHub
8 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.17%) Internet
2 76 (2.98%) SAN
3 61 (2.39%) DNS
4 59 (2.31%) Firewall
5 55 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 52 (2.04%) WAN
7 49 (1.92%) VPN
8 46 (1.80%) DHCP
9 41 (1.61%) LAN
10 30 (1.17%) VoIP
11 28 (1.10%) HTTP
11 28 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (1.02%) FTP
13 24 (0.94%) IPsec
14 21 (0.82%) Intranet
15 20 (0.78%) Broadband
15 20 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.74%) NAS
17 17 (0.67%) SSL
17 17 (0.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 146 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 131 (5.13%) MySQL
4 89 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (3.05%) RavenDB
6 75 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 73 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (2.51%) Oracle Database
9 61 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (2.23%) DB2
11 50 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 33 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 27 (1.06%) Big Data
14 25 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.63%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.63%) EDRMS
17 14 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 95 (3.72%) NUnit
3 94 (3.68%) JIRA
4 86 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 85 (3.33%) Moq
5 85 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 79 (3.09%) WATIR
6 79 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (3.05%) NCrunch
7 78 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 78 (3.05%) ReSharper
8 62 (2.43%) Selenium
8 62 (2.43%) Subversion
9 44 (1.72%) Maven
10 42 (1.64%) JUnit
11 40 (1.57%) Visual Studio
12 34 (1.33%) Mockito
13 26 (1.02%) jMock
14 18 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 1107 (43.34%) Finance
2 477 (18.68%) Banking
3 360 (14.10%) Front Office
4 353 (13.82%) Retail
5 251 (9.83%) Investment Banking
6 83 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 70 (2.74%) Marketing
8 51 (2.00%) German Language
9 50 (1.96%) Retail Banking
10 46 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.25%) French Language
12 30 (1.17%) Legal
13 29 (1.14%) Music Industry
14 28 (1.10%) Games
15 20 (0.78%) Billing
16 19 (0.74%) Publishing
17 18 (0.70%) Manufacturing
18 17 (0.67%) International Banking
19 16 (0.63%) Private Banking
19 16 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 732 (28.66%) Developer
2 637 (24.94%) Analyst
3 373 (14.60%) Business Analyst
4 165 (6.46%) Architect
5 163 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 156 (6.11%) Support Analyst
7 154 (6.03%) Project Manager
8 151 (5.91%) C# Developer
9 135 (5.29%) Consultant
10 129 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 115 (4.50%) Applications Support
12 107 (4.19%) Senior Developer
13 90 (3.52%) Administrator
14 77 (3.01%) Software Developer
15 73 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
16 69 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
17 67 (2.62%) Support Engineer
18 66 (2.58%) Junior
19 65 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
19 65 (2.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (17.54%) .NET
2 430 (16.84%) HTML
3 292 (11.43%) CSS
4 285 (11.16%) XML
5 280 (10.96%) ASP.NET
6 228 (8.93%) jQuery
7 195 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 185 (7.24%) Web Services
9 164 (6.42%) .NET Framework
10 123 (4.82%) Spring
11 111 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 110 (4.31%) J2EE
13 106 (4.15%) Ajax
14 90 (3.52%) MSMQ
14 90 (3.52%) Hibernate
14 90 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 89 (3.48%) WCF
16 88 (3.45%) NHibernate
17 83 (3.25%) HTML5
18 78 (3.05%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 268 (10.49%) Derivative
2 253 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 250 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (6.19%) Fixed Income
5 137 (5.36%) Equities
6 135 (5.29%) Hedge funds
7 98 (3.84%) Computer Science
8 87 (3.41%) Credit Risk
9 69 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 56 (2.19%) SWIFT
11 49 (1.92%) Mathematics
12 47 (1.84%) Mobile App
13 44 (1.72%) Open Source
14 42 (1.64%) Market Risk
15 41 (1.61%) Clustering
16 38 (1.49%) User Experience
17 37 (1.45%) Reference Data
18 35 (1.37%) Blackberry
18 35 (1.37%) Client/Server
19 25 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 426 (16.68%) Windows
2 223 (8.73%) Linux
3 212 (8.30%) UNIX
4 81 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 77 (3.01%) Windows XP
6 73 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (1.25%) Android
9 30 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.06%) Windows 2000
11 24 (0.94%) Solaris
12 20 (0.78%) CentOS
12 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.47%) HPUX
15 5 (0.20%) Fedora
15 5 (0.20%) Debian
15 5 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.078%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (14.29%) Project Management
3 268 (10.49%) E-Commerce
4 256 (10.02%) MVC
5 246 (9.63%) OO
6 221 (8.65%) Scrum
7 218 (8.54%) ITIL
8 215 (8.42%) TDD
9 207 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 199 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 176 (6.89%) Investment Management
12 154 (6.03%) Asset Management
13 153 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
14 151 (5.91%) CRM
14 151 (5.91%) Mentoring
15 142 (5.56%) BDD
16 139 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
17 131 (5.13%) Risk Management
18 130 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
19 127 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 787 (30.81%) SQL
2 480 (18.79%) C#
3 377 (14.76%) JavaScript
4 369 (14.45%) Java
5 127 (4.97%) T-SQL
6 124 (4.86%) VB.NET
7 96 (3.76%) Ruby
8 94 (3.68%) PHP
9 84 (3.29%) C++
10 80 (3.13%) Perl
11 79 (3.09%) PL/SQL
12 61 (2.39%) VBA
13 56 (2.19%) Python
14 55 (2.15%) C
15 54 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.57%) Delphi
17 31 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 30 (1.17%) VB
19 27 (1.06%) Shell Script
20 16 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 370 (14.49%) Degree
2 144 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 110 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 67 (2.62%) ISEB
5 56 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 39 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 30 (1.17%) MCP
9 24 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.90%) PMP
11 20 (0.78%) CCNP
11 20 (0.78%) CFA
12 18 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
13 16 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.59%) MCSE
15 13 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.43%) CCNA
17 10 (0.39%) CIMA
17 10 (0.39%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (6.85%) QA
2 114 (4.46%) SLA
3 79 (3.09%) EMIR
4 71 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 27 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.94%) FATCA
7 20 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.78%) MiFID
8 19 (0.74%) Solvency II
9 17 (0.67%) UCITS
10 14 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.43%) Basel III
12 9 (0.35%) COBIT
13 7 (0.27%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.27%) AIFMD
14 5 (0.20%) IAS 39
14 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.16%) Basel II
15 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
16 3 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 151 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 75 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.33%) Firmware
4 33 (1.29%) VMware ESX
5 31 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (1.10%) vSphere
7 25 (0.98%) XenApp
8 17 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 13 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.35%) MDaemon
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.23%) NDS
12 6 (0.23%) Xen
13 5 (0.20%) Corosync
13 5 (0.20%) Squid
14 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.078%) Kamailio
15 2 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (1.29%) SCCM
2 26 (1.02%) Nagios
3 24 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 20 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (0.70%) SCOM
5 18 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (0.47%) Cacti
7 12 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.39%) WSUS
8 10 (0.39%) HP SIM
9 9 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.27%) logstash
10 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.23%) Control-M
12 5 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 520 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 329 (12.88%) Oracle
3 137 (5.36%) VMware
4 121 (4.74%) Bloomberg
5 100 (3.92%) IBM
6 78 (3.05%) RedPrairie
6 78 (3.05%) Endeca
7 65 (2.55%) HP
8 62 (2.43%) Citrix
9 58 (2.27%) SAP
10 49 (1.92%) Cisco
10 49 (1.92%) Calypso
11 46 (1.80%) Reuters
12 43 (1.68%) Murex
13 38 (1.49%) Google
14 37 (1.45%) Charles River
15 33 (1.29%) Sybase
16 31 (1.21%) Symantec
17 30 (1.17%) thinkFolio
18 29 (1.14%) Unisys
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - 40% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 Days holiday & group pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £160000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + ACCOMMODATION + SCHOOLING + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-85k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday