The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 216 220 169
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -51
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1455 1348 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.30% 1.59%
As % of the General category 2.91% 2.98% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1090 1573
Average salary £52,454 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49929 45282 53490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.18% 43.51% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39098 36338 45285
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 £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -4 882 £60,000 +4.34% 90
South East +24 261 £35,500 -7.79% 18
North West -36 65 £30,000 -14.28% 13
East of England 0 62 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South West -8 55 £37,500 -16.66% 12
East Midlands -25 52 £40,857 +43.35% 3
Yorkshire -4 49 £40,000 +77.77% 4
West Midlands -29 41 £52,500 +64.06% 6
North East -10 2 £30,000 +37.93% 1
Back Office
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Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1129 (41.80%) Finance
2 791 (29.29%) SQL
3 592 (21.92%) Banking
4 590 (21.84%) .NET
5 534 (19.77%) C#
6 532 (19.70%) SQL Server
7 531 (19.66%) Windows
8 467 (17.29%) Front Office
9 458 (16.96%) Retail
10 451 (16.70%) Microsoft
11 388 (14.37%) Degree
12 370 (13.70%) Oracle
13 362 (13.40%) Project Management
14 344 (12.74%) Investment Banking
15 341 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
16 331 (12.25%) HTML
17 315 (11.66%) ASP.NET
18 307 (11.37%) JavaScript
19 282 (10.44%) Java
20 269 (9.96%) Scrum
21 267 (9.89%) MS Excel
22 257 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
23 247 (9.14%) XML
23 247 (9.14%) ITIL
24 244 (9.03%) E-Commerce
25 241 (8.92%) CSS
26 229 (8.48%) Linux
27 222 (8.22%) Business Analysis
28 219 (8.11%) QA
29 218 (8.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 144 (5.33%) IIS
2 103 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 76 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 73 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 72 (2.67%) CMS
6 56 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 52 (1.93%) Apache
8 41 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 32 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 21 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 21 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 16 (0.59%) Confluence
15 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 267 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 151 (5.59%) MS Office
3 48 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.81%) MS Project
6 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 33 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.11%) Summit
3 28 (1.04%) LatentZero
4 24 (0.89%) Markit EDM
4 24 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 14 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.48%) Endur
8 12 (0.44%) Maximo
8 12 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
10 9 (0.33%) Kondor+
10 9 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.26%) RMDS
12 7 (0.26%) Eikon
13 6 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.74%) SaaS
3 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.37%) PaaS
5 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.037%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.85%) DNS
2 86 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 81 (3.00%) Firewall
3 81 (3.00%) DHCP
4 67 (2.48%) WAN
4 67 (2.48%) Internet
5 66 (2.44%) LAN
6 57 (2.11%) FTP
7 51 (1.89%) VPN
8 44 (1.63%) SAN
9 39 (1.44%) SMTP
10 38 (1.41%) 3G
11 32 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (1.15%) SNMP
13 30 (1.11%) Network Security
14 28 (1.04%) Intranet
15 27 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
16 26 (0.96%) VoIP
16 26 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 186 (6.89%) MySQL
3 113 (4.18%) Relational Database
4 99 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 63 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 54 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
12 36 (1.33%) MS Access
13 32 (1.18%) Data Mining
14 22 (0.81%) DB2
15 21 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.56%) Big Data
18 14 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
19 13 (0.48%) OLAP
20 12 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (3.18%) Subversion
2 74 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 68 (2.52%) JIRA
4 62 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (2.07%) NUnit
6 54 (2.00%) Selenium
7 52 (1.93%) Maven
8 43 (1.59%) SpecFlow
8 43 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 35 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 31 (1.15%) Git (software)
11 27 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 26 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 26 (0.96%) JUnit
13 22 (0.81%) EasyMock
14 19 (0.70%) Ant
15 18 (0.67%) Mercurial
16 15 (0.56%) jMock
16 15 (0.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 1129 (41.80%) Finance
2 592 (21.92%) Banking
3 467 (17.29%) Front Office
4 458 (16.96%) Retail
5 344 (12.74%) Investment Banking
6 180 (6.66%) Marketing
7 127 (4.70%) Retail Banking
8 123 (4.55%) Telecoms
9 59 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 54 (2.00%) Billing
11 42 (1.55%) Legal
12 37 (1.37%) Games
13 36 (1.33%) Law
14 33 (1.22%) French Language
15 29 (1.07%) General Ledger
16 28 (1.04%) Local Government
17 27 (1.00%) German Language
18 20 (0.74%) Music Industry
19 18 (0.67%) Publishing
20 15 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 740 (27.40%) Analyst
2 727 (26.92%) Developer
3 470 (17.40%) Business Analyst
4 220 (8.15%) Project Manager
5 165 (6.11%) .NET Developer
6 147 (5.44%) Consultant
7 146 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 137 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 132 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 127 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 106 (3.92%) Java Developer
12 94 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
13 93 (3.44%) Administrator
14 78 (2.89%) Software Developer
15 72 (2.67%) Architect
16 63 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
16 63 (2.33%) Banking Business Analyst
17 62 (2.30%) Support Engineer
18 61 (2.26%) Financial Business Analyst
19 60 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (21.84%) .NET
2 331 (12.25%) HTML
3 315 (11.66%) ASP.NET
4 247 (9.14%) XML
5 241 (8.92%) CSS
6 179 (6.63%) Web Services
7 166 (6.15%) jQuery
8 124 (4.59%) Ajax
9 117 (4.33%) WCF
10 112 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 108 (4.00%) Spring
12 94 (3.48%) J2EE
13 89 (3.30%) .NET Framework
14 85 (3.15%) HTML5
15 79 (2.92%) Hibernate
16 76 (2.81%) MSMQ
17 69 (2.55%) WPF
18 66 (2.44%) XHTML
19 64 (2.37%) SOAP
20 54 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 217 (8.03%) Derivative
3 152 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 150 (5.55%) Equities
5 141 (5.22%) Fixed Income
5 141 (5.22%) Hedge funds
6 104 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 92 (3.41%) Credit Risk
8 81 (3.00%) Open Source
9 65 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 63 (2.33%) SWIFT
11 61 (2.26%) Market Risk
12 55 (2.04%) Reference Data
13 51 (1.89%) Clustering
14 47 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
15 43 (1.59%) Mathematics
16 39 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 38 (1.41%) EPoS
18 37 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
19 33 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 531 (19.66%) Windows
2 229 (8.48%) Linux
3 166 (6.15%) UNIX
4 117 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 80 (2.96%) Windows XP
7 51 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 44 (1.63%) Android
10 38 (1.41%) Windows 2000
11 28 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.78%) Solaris
14 17 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.44%) Windows CE
17 11 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.33%) Debian
18 9 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (13.40%) Project Management
2 341 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (9.96%) Scrum
4 257 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 247 (9.14%) ITIL
6 244 (9.03%) E-Commerce
7 222 (8.22%) Business Analysis
8 206 (7.63%) PRINCE2
9 181 (6.70%) Asset Management
10 180 (6.66%) MVC
11 178 (6.59%) Risk Management
12 161 (5.96%) Programme Management
13 158 (5.85%) OO
13 158 (5.85%) TDD
14 147 (5.44%) CRM
15 129 (4.78%) Data Modelling
16 128 (4.74%) Investment Management
17 117 (4.33%) Workflow
18 116 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
19 110 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 791 (29.29%) SQL
2 534 (19.77%) C#
3 307 (11.37%) JavaScript
4 282 (10.44%) Java
5 139 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 100 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 94 (3.48%) PHP
8 80 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 66 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 66 (2.44%) C++
10 59 (2.18%) VBA
11 54 (2.00%) Perl
12 43 (1.59%) VB
13 40 (1.48%) Python
14 38 (1.41%) Delphi
15 35 (1.30%) Ruby
16 33 (1.22%) VBScript
17 31 (1.15%) PHP5
18 29 (1.07%) C
19 22 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 388 (14.37%) Degree
2 134 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 113 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 97 (3.59%) PMI Certification
5 91 (3.37%) PMP
6 73 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (2.18%) ISEB
8 53 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 44 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (1.37%) CCNP
11 31 (1.15%) MCP
11 31 (1.15%) MCSE
12 30 (1.11%) MCSA
13 28 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
13 28 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (1.04%) ACCA
14 27 (1.00%) CCNA
15 26 (0.96%) CIMA
16 22 (0.81%) MCITP
17 20 (0.74%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (8.11%) QA
2 98 (3.63%) SLA
3 71 (2.63%) Solvency II
4 49 (1.81%) EMIR
5 40 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 35 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (1.18%) MiFID
8 31 (1.15%) FATCA
9 22 (0.81%) COBIT
10 21 (0.78%) Basel III
11 18 (0.67%) CRD IV
12 17 (0.63%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.56%) PCI DSS
14 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 5 (0.19%) HL7
17 3 (0.11%) Basel II
17 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
17 3 (0.11%) COREP
17 3 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 177 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 89 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.07%) XenApp
4 39 (1.44%) VMware ESX
5 25 (0.93%) vSphere
6 22 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (0.70%) XenServer
7 19 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.67%) ProxySG
9 16 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (0.30%) OCFS2
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.22%) vCloud
13 5 (0.19%) Squid
13 5 (0.19%) Corosync
13 5 (0.19%) KVM
14 4 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (1.74%) SCCM
2 22 (0.81%) Nagios
3 16 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 15 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.52%) OpenView
5 14 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 13 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
7 12 (0.44%) Puppet
7 12 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (0.41%) MOM
8 11 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.37%) Legato
9 10 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.33%) WSUS
10 9 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (0.30%) HP NNM
12 7 (0.26%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 451 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 370 (13.70%) Oracle
3 153 (5.66%) VMware
4 122 (4.52%) Cisco
5 112 (4.15%) HP
6 98 (3.63%) Citrix
7 79 (2.92%) Bloomberg
8 72 (2.67%) IBM
9 67 (2.48%) SunGard
10 54 (2.00%) Calypso
11 53 (1.96%) SAP
12 40 (1.48%) Murex
12 40 (1.48%) Sybase
12 40 (1.48%) Google
13 39 (1.44%) Reuters
14 35 (1.30%) Apple
15 32 (1.18%) Charles River
16 31 (1.15%) Dell
17 30 (1.11%) Wall Street Systems
18 29 (1.07%) Pega
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brickendon Consulting
Salary: £70k-£90k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brickendon Consulting
Salary: £70k-£90k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brickendon Consulting
Salary: £65k - £80k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health et
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday