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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 253 215 158
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -57
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1173 1351 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the General category 2.50% 2.99% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1028 1648
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £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
46884 45254 49556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.83% 45.35% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36577 36371 41573
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -50 682 £60,000 +4.34% 99
South East +6 200 £45,000 +5.88% 20
North West -36 78 £34,000 -2.85% 17
East of England -56 75 £50,000 +13.63% 7
South West +16 69 £42,500 +6.25% 9
West Midlands -6 50 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Yorkshire -27 32 £35,000 -7.89% 8
East Midlands +12 28 £40,857 +2.14% 1
Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
North East -6 2 £62,500 - 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1145 (43.94%) Finance
2 796 (30.54%) SQL
3 610 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
4 522 (20.03%) Microsoft
5 521 (19.99%) SQL Server
6 489 (18.76%) C#
6 489 (18.76%) Banking
7 461 (17.69%) .NET
8 437 (16.77%) Windows
9 430 (16.50%) HTML
10 420 (16.12%) Degree
11 377 (14.47%) Java
12 376 (14.43%) JavaScript
13 371 (14.24%) Retail
14 370 (14.20%) Project Management
15 362 (13.89%) Front Office
16 342 (13.12%) Oracle
17 315 (12.09%) MS Excel
18 294 (11.28%) XML
19 289 (11.09%) CSS
20 285 (10.94%) ASP.NET
21 270 (10.36%) Derivative
22 263 (10.09%) E-Commerce
23 261 (10.02%) Investment Banking
23 261 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
24 260 (9.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 249 (9.55%) MVC
26 243 (9.32%) OO
27 236 (9.06%) Linux
28 228 (8.75%) Scrum

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 200 (7.67%) IIS
2 118 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 82 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 74 (2.84%) Confluence
5 60 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 50 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 48 (1.84%) Apache
8 41 (1.57%) CMS
9 36 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 36 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (0.77%) Lync
12 19 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 315 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 127 (4.87%) MS Office
3 44 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.23%) MS Project
5 26 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.00%) Summit
2 25 (0.96%) Kondor+
3 20 (0.77%) Endur
3 20 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.69%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.61%) LatentZero
5 16 (0.61%) Maximo
6 13 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
7 12 (0.46%) Magento
8 10 (0.38%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 7 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
11 7 (0.27%) Sage 50
11 7 (0.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.54%) SaaS
4 9 (0.35%) PaaS
5 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.15%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.15%) Office 365
7 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.077%) Trello
8 2 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.038%) Responsys
9 1 (0.038%) GitHub
9 1 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.07%) SAN
2 75 (2.88%) Internet
3 69 (2.65%) DNS
4 65 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.34%) Firewall
6 52 (2.00%) DHCP
7 51 (1.96%) WAN
8 48 (1.84%) VPN
9 42 (1.61%) LAN
10 34 (1.30%) HTTP
11 30 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (1.11%) VoIP
13 26 (1.00%) IPsec
14 25 (0.96%) FTP
15 22 (0.84%) Intranet
16 21 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (0.81%) NAS
17 18 (0.69%) MPLS
18 17 (0.65%) SSL
19 16 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (19.99%) SQL Server
2 151 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 133 (5.10%) MySQL
4 91 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 74 (2.84%) RavenDB
6 67 (2.57%) Oracle Database
7 62 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 61 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (2.26%) DB2
10 44 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (0.92%) Big Data
13 23 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 22 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (0.61%) EDRMS
17 13 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 135 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 92 (3.53%) JIRA
3 89 (3.42%) NUnit
4 81 (3.11%) Moq
5 80 (3.07%) Cucumber
6 78 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 75 (2.88%) WATIR
8 74 (2.84%) ReSharper
8 74 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (2.84%) Rhino Mocks
8 74 (2.84%) NCrunch
9 69 (2.65%) Subversion
10 63 (2.42%) Selenium
11 46 (1.77%) Maven
12 42 (1.61%) JUnit
13 40 (1.53%) Visual Studio
14 31 (1.19%) Mockito
15 24 (0.92%) jMock
16 19 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 18 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1145 (43.94%) Finance
2 489 (18.76%) Banking
3 371 (14.24%) Retail
4 362 (13.89%) Front Office
5 261 (10.02%) Investment Banking
6 83 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 79 (3.03%) Marketing
8 55 (2.11%) German Language
8 55 (2.11%) Retail Banking
9 50 (1.92%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.34%) French Language
11 30 (1.15%) Music Industry
12 29 (1.11%) Games
13 24 (0.92%) Legal
14 22 (0.84%) Billing
15 19 (0.73%) Publishing
15 19 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.65%) International Banking
17 16 (0.61%) Private Banking
17 16 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 740 (28.40%) Developer
2 656 (25.17%) Analyst
3 402 (15.43%) Business Analyst
4 167 (6.41%) Project Manager
5 164 (6.29%) Architect
6 163 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 153 (5.87%) C# Developer
8 150 (5.76%) Support Analyst
9 136 (5.22%) Consultant
10 134 (5.14%) Java Developer
11 121 (4.64%) Applications Support
12 111 (4.26%) Senior Developer
13 88 (3.38%) Administrator
14 80 (3.07%) Software Developer
15 73 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
16 70 (2.69%) Support Engineer
16 70 (2.69%) Applications Support Analyst
17 68 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
18 67 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
19 65 (2.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (17.69%) .NET
2 430 (16.50%) HTML
3 294 (11.28%) XML
4 289 (11.09%) CSS
5 285 (10.94%) ASP.NET
6 220 (8.44%) jQuery
7 195 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 178 (6.83%) Web Services
9 156 (5.99%) .NET Framework
10 123 (4.72%) Spring
11 108 (4.14%) J2EE
11 108 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 106 (4.07%) Ajax
13 90 (3.45%) Hibernate
14 89 (3.42%) WCF
15 87 (3.34%) NHibernate
15 87 (3.34%) MSMQ
16 83 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 81 (3.11%) HTML5
18 76 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.36%) Derivative
2 261 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 260 (9.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 163 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 145 (5.56%) Equities
5 145 (5.56%) Hedge funds
6 115 (4.41%) Computer Science
7 91 (3.49%) Credit Risk
8 72 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 56 (2.15%) SWIFT
10 53 (2.03%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.77%) Reference Data
12 45 (1.73%) Market Risk
13 44 (1.69%) Mobile App
14 42 (1.61%) User Experience
15 39 (1.50%) Open Source
15 39 (1.50%) Clustering
16 38 (1.46%) Client/Server
17 35 (1.34%) Firmware
18 34 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 437 (16.77%) Windows
2 236 (9.06%) Linux
3 207 (7.94%) UNIX
4 82 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 78 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 70 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (1.23%) Android
9 28 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 25 (0.96%) Solaris
12 20 (0.77%) CentOS
13 19 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.46%) HPUX
16 6 (0.23%) AIX
16 6 (0.23%) Debian
17 5 (0.19%) Fedora
18 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (14.20%) Project Management
3 263 (10.09%) E-Commerce
4 249 (9.55%) MVC
5 243 (9.32%) OO
6 228 (8.75%) Scrum
7 213 (8.17%) TDD
8 212 (8.14%) ITIL
9 211 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 203 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 177 (6.79%) Investment Management
12 155 (5.95%) Asset Management
13 150 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 145 (5.56%) CRM
14 145 (5.56%) Mentoring
15 142 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
16 141 (5.41%) Risk Management
17 135 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
17 135 (5.18%) BDD
18 132 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 796 (30.54%) SQL
2 489 (18.76%) C#
3 377 (14.47%) Java
4 376 (14.43%) JavaScript
5 134 (5.14%) T-SQL
6 121 (4.64%) VB.NET
7 94 (3.61%) PHP
8 91 (3.49%) C++
8 91 (3.49%) Ruby
9 80 (3.07%) PL/SQL
10 79 (3.03%) Perl
11 63 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 60 (2.30%) C
12 60 (2.30%) VBA
13 57 (2.19%) Python
14 41 (1.57%) Delphi
15 32 (1.23%) VB
16 31 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 23 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 420 (16.12%) Degree
2 152 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 118 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 71 (2.72%) ISEB
5 55 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 44 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 31 (1.19%) MCP
8 26 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.00%) PMP
9 22 (0.84%) CFA
9 22 (0.84%) CCNP
10 19 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
11 16 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.54%) MCSE
13 13 (0.50%) CCNA
13 13 (0.50%) ACCA
13 13 (0.50%) CIMA
13 13 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.46%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.95%) QA
2 113 (4.34%) SLA
3 91 (3.49%) EMIR
4 80 (3.07%) Dodd-Frank
5 31 (1.19%) FATCA
6 30 (1.15%) PCI DSS
7 27 (1.04%) MiFID
8 21 (0.81%) Solvency II
9 19 (0.73%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.61%) UCITS
11 13 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.46%) Basel III
13 10 (0.38%) COBIT
14 8 (0.31%) CRD IV
15 7 (0.27%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.19%) IAS 39
16 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 4 (0.15%) Basel II
17 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
18 3 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 78 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 29 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (1.04%) vSphere
6 25 (0.96%) XenApp
7 15 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 13 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.35%) MDaemon
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.23%) Xen
12 6 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.19%) Squid
13 5 (0.19%) Corosync
14 4 (0.15%) NDS
15 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.077%) XenServer
16 2 (0.077%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (1.46%) SCCM
2 28 (1.07%) Nagios
3 23 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 19 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (0.69%) SCOM
5 18 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.46%) Cacti
7 12 (0.46%) WSUS
8 11 (0.42%) HP SIM
9 9 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.31%) logstash
11 7 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
12 5 (0.19%) Puppet
12 5 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 522 (20.03%) Microsoft
2 342 (13.12%) Oracle
3 136 (5.22%) VMware
4 124 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 100 (3.84%) IBM
6 75 (2.88%) HP
7 74 (2.84%) Endeca
7 74 (2.84%) RedPrairie
8 61 (2.34%) Citrix
9 54 (2.07%) Cisco
10 52 (2.00%) SAP
11 51 (1.96%) Calypso
12 48 (1.84%) Reuters
13 47 (1.80%) Murex
14 38 (1.46%) Google
15 36 (1.38%) Sybase
16 34 (1.30%) Charles River
17 30 (1.15%) SunGard
17 30 (1.15%) thinkFolio
18 29 (1.11%) Unisys
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: to £52,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday