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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 213 239 241
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1399 1393 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.26% 1.22%
As % of the General category 3.20% 2.85% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1118 1004
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
43668 48884 44085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.36% 44.24% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34860 38598 35502
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +36 907 £57,500 -1.70% 100
South East -45 173 £44,500 +27.14% 14
South West +7 88 £33,000 -15.38% 9
West Midlands -11 55 £42,500 -29.16% 2
North West +17 54 £37,500 +25.00% 16
East of England -17 45 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Yorkshire +17 36 £37,750 -5.62% 7
East Midlands -18 33 £42,500 +4.02% 11
Midlands - 8 - -
North East -4 3 - - 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1082 (43.65%) Finance
2 716 (28.88%) SQL
3 538 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
4 524 (21.14%) SQL Server
5 507 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 504 (20.33%) Windows
7 501 (20.21%) .NET
8 488 (19.69%) C#
9 445 (17.95%) Banking
10 366 (14.76%) Front Office
11 339 (13.67%) Retail
12 325 (13.11%) JavaScript
13 308 (12.42%) HTML
14 307 (12.38%) Java
15 298 (12.02%) Oracle
16 293 (11.82%) Degree
17 275 (11.09%) MS Excel
18 273 (11.01%) Project Management
19 260 (10.49%) ASP.NET
20 257 (10.37%) E-Commerce
21 249 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
22 244 (9.84%) Investment Banking
23 239 (9.64%) VMware
24 237 (9.56%) MVC
25 225 (9.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 213 (8.59%) CSS
27 212 (8.55%) UNIX
28 211 (8.51%) ITIL
29 208 (8.39%) SDLC
30 205 (8.27%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 128 (5.16%) IIS
2 115 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 101 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 54 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (2.14%) Lync
6 40 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 33 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.21%) Apache
8 30 (1.21%) CMS
9 26 (1.05%) JBoss
10 25 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (0.85%) Node.js
11 21 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (0.69%) Drupal
13 13 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.52%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 275 (11.09%) MS Excel
2 138 (5.57%) MS Office
3 42 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.97%) MS Project
6 11 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (1.82%) thinkFolio
2 43 (1.73%) Markit EDM
2 43 (1.73%) SimCorp Dimension
3 30 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 19 (0.77%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 19 (0.77%) Summit
6 14 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
7 13 (0.52%) TIBCO iProcess
7 13 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.48%) Advent Geneva
9 11 (0.44%) SAP CRM
10 10 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.36%) ACBS
11 9 (0.36%) SAP SD
11 9 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.36%) Adaptiv
11 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.62%) SaaS
2 47 (1.90%) Office 365
3 45 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.44%) GitHub
7 7 (0.28%) Taleo
8 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.081%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.081%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.040%) PaaS
10 1 (0.040%) Force.com
10 1 (0.040%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.040%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.23%) DNS
2 79 (3.19%) Firewall
3 65 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 62 (2.50%) Internet
5 61 (2.46%) SAN
5 61 (2.46%) WAN
6 55 (2.22%) LAN
6 55 (2.22%) DHCP
7 48 (1.94%) VPN
8 36 (1.45%) SSL
9 28 (1.13%) VoIP
9 28 (1.13%) MPLS
10 26 (1.05%) HTTP
11 21 (0.85%) FTP
12 18 (0.73%) Network Security
13 17 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (0.61%) SMTP
15 14 (0.56%) BGP
15 14 (0.56%) OSPF
15 14 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.75%) MySQL
3 64 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 52 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 48 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (1.01%) SAP HANA
11 22 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (0.89%) DB2
11 22 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (0.77%) Big Data
12 19 (0.77%) MS Access
13 17 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.48%) SQLite
15 12 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 69 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 69 (2.78%) NUnit
3 63 (2.54%) SpecFlow
4 56 (2.26%) Subversion
5 55 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (2.18%) JUnit
7 48 (1.94%) FitNesse
8 45 (1.82%) JIRA
9 44 (1.77%) Selenium
10 40 (1.61%) Maven
11 34 (1.37%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.33%) WebDriver
13 29 (1.17%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.97%) PowerDesigner
14 24 (0.97%) Moq
15 23 (0.93%) Eclipse
16 22 (0.89%) Mockito
17 21 (0.85%) Jenkins
18 19 (0.77%) jMock
General
1 1082 (43.65%) Finance
2 445 (17.95%) Banking
3 366 (14.76%) Front Office
4 339 (13.67%) Retail
5 244 (9.84%) Investment Banking
6 91 (3.67%) Marketing
7 82 (3.31%) Financial Institution
8 79 (3.19%) Retail Banking
9 63 (2.54%) Telecoms
10 54 (2.18%) Legal
11 49 (1.98%) Manufacturing
12 45 (1.82%) Games
13 41 (1.65%) Billing
14 30 (1.21%) Advertising
15 29 (1.17%) Wholesale Banking
16 28 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
17 27 (1.09%) Publishing
18 24 (0.97%) Law
19 20 (0.81%) French Language
20 18 (0.73%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 738 (29.77%) Developer
2 615 (24.81%) Analyst
3 283 (11.42%) Business Analyst
4 189 (7.62%) Support Analyst
5 173 (6.98%) Applications Support
6 165 (6.66%) Consultant
7 153 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 152 (6.13%) .NET Developer
9 135 (5.45%) Project Manager
10 130 (5.24%) Java Developer
11 121 (4.88%) Architect
12 120 (4.84%) Senior Developer
13 99 (3.99%) Applications Support Analyst
14 96 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
15 81 (3.27%) Support Engineer
16 75 (3.03%) Software Developer
17 73 (2.94%) Administrator
18 60 (2.42%) Junior
19 58 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
20 57 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (20.21%) .NET
2 308 (12.42%) HTML
3 260 (10.49%) ASP.NET
4 213 (8.59%) CSS
5 204 (8.23%) XML
6 195 (7.87%) Web Services
7 152 (6.13%) jQuery
8 149 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 103 (4.15%) .NET Framework
10 102 (4.11%) HTML5
11 91 (3.67%) AngularJS
12 90 (3.63%) J2EE
13 89 (3.59%) Ajax
14 83 (3.35%) Spring
15 75 (3.03%) WCF
16 60 (2.42%) NHibernate
17 58 (2.34%) SOAP
18 55 (2.22%) Hibernate
18 55 (2.22%) MSMQ
19 54 (2.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 249 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (9.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 202 (8.15%) Derivative
4 139 (5.61%) Equities
5 130 (5.24%) Fixed Income
6 128 (5.16%) Mobile App
7 124 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 115 (4.64%) Hedge funds
9 100 (4.03%) Management Information System
10 87 (3.51%) Data Centre
11 78 (3.15%) Mathematics
12 76 (3.07%) User Experience
13 75 (3.03%) Credit Risk
14 71 (2.86%) Blog
15 68 (2.74%) Clustering
16 42 (1.69%) Smartphone
16 42 (1.69%) SWIFT
17 36 (1.45%) Blackberry
17 36 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
18 32 (1.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 504 (20.33%) Windows
2 212 (8.55%) UNIX
3 203 (8.19%) Linux
4 125 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (3.59%) Windows 7
7 87 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 76 (3.07%) Android
9 73 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 35 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 28 (1.13%) Solaris
12 28 (1.13%) CentOS
13 20 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.61%) AIX
15 8 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.12%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (11.01%) Project Management
3 257 (10.37%) E-Commerce
4 237 (9.56%) MVC
5 211 (8.51%) ITIL
6 208 (8.39%) SDLC
7 200 (8.07%) TDD
8 179 (7.22%) CRM
9 177 (7.14%) OO
9 177 (7.14%) Scrum
10 176 (7.10%) Business Analysis
11 157 (6.33%) Asset Management
12 154 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 144 (5.81%) Risk Management
14 142 (5.73%) PRINCE2
15 140 (5.65%) BDD
16 139 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
16 139 (5.61%) Workflow
17 138 (5.57%) Migration
18 131 (5.28%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 716 (28.88%) SQL
2 488 (19.69%) C#
3 325 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 307 (12.38%) Java
5 122 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 102 (4.11%) Perl
7 96 (3.87%) VB
8 92 (3.71%) VB.NET
9 83 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 80 (3.23%) Python
11 74 (2.99%) PHP
11 74 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 64 (2.58%) C++
13 55 (2.22%) VBA
14 47 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 42 (1.69%) C
16 32 (1.29%) VBScript
17 31 (1.25%) Bash Shell
18 28 (1.13%) Ruby
19 24 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 293 (11.82%) Degree
2 80 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 73 (2.94%) PMP
4 71 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.73%) ACCA
6 42 (1.69%) CIMA
7 38 (1.53%) MCSE
8 28 (1.13%) ISEB
9 25 (1.01%) SAP Certification
10 24 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (0.93%) Security Cleared
11 23 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.85%) MCP
12 21 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.73%) MCITP
15 16 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.61%) CCNP
17 10 (0.40%) HND
18 9 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (6.82%) QA
2 54 (2.18%) SLA
3 44 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 43 (1.73%) EMIR
5 40 (1.61%) COBIT
6 27 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 27 (1.09%) Solvency II
7 19 (0.77%) MiFID
8 18 (0.73%) CRD IV
9 16 (0.65%) ISO 8583
9 16 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.24%) COREP
11 6 (0.24%) FINREP
12 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.12%) FATCA
13 3 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.040%) FISMA
14 1 (0.040%) HIPAA
System Software
1 205 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 132 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.78%) vSphere
4 51 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (1.82%) XenApp
6 34 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 30 (1.21%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.28%) XenServer
11 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.16%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.12%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.040%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.040%) Firmware
14 1 (0.040%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.040%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.040%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (1.94%) SCCM
2 35 (1.41%) SCOM
3 22 (0.89%) Nagios
4 21 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 18 (0.73%) WSUS
6 15 (0.61%) Control-M
7 14 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (0.40%) ARCserve
9 10 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.36%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.32%) Cacti
12 7 (0.28%) Casper Suite
12 7 (0.28%) Puppet
12 7 (0.28%) Opsview
12 7 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 507 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 298 (12.02%) Oracle
3 239 (9.64%) VMware
4 129 (5.20%) Citrix
5 99 (3.99%) SAP
6 79 (3.19%) Bloomberg
7 76 (3.07%) SunGard
8 74 (2.99%) Google
9 69 (2.78%) Cisco
10 64 (2.58%) IBM
11 55 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (2.10%) SimCorp
13 51 (2.06%) HP
14 43 (1.73%) Wall Street Systems
15 38 (1.53%) Charles River
15 38 (1.53%) Sybase
15 38 (1.53%) Dell
16 35 (1.41%) Murex
17 28 (1.13%) EMC
17 28 (1.13%) Fidessa
North West London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays UK - University of Nottingham
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday