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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 226 261 218
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -43
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1371 1178 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.10% 1.34%
As % of the General category 3.00% 2.51% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 968 1036
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,045 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
45658 47009 44964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.66% 43.88% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36941 36569 35922
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £45,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +44 889 £60,000 - 104
South East -40 134 £45,000 - 10
South West -6 87 £37,500 -11.76% 14
East of England +2 80 £38,500 -23.00% 4
Yorkshire +39 57 £38,000 -10.58% 9
East Midlands +25 52 £42,500 +4.02% 3
North West -13 45 £45,000 +32.35% 18
West Midlands -38 27 £45,000 -30.76% 5
Midlands -15 4 £80,000 +68.42%
North East -8 1 £95,000 +52.00% 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1312 (47.09%) Finance
2 886 (31.80%) SQL
3 673 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
4 615 (22.07%) SQL Server
5 584 (20.96%) C#
6 557 (19.99%) .NET
6 557 (19.99%) Banking
7 555 (19.92%) Windows
8 532 (19.10%) Microsoft
9 420 (15.08%) Front Office
10 408 (14.64%) Oracle
11 403 (14.47%) Java
12 382 (13.71%) Project Management
13 350 (12.56%) JavaScript
14 343 (12.31%) Degree
15 333 (11.95%) Retail
16 327 (11.74%) MS Excel
17 319 (11.45%) HTML
18 307 (11.02%) ASP.NET
19 297 (10.66%) Investment Banking
20 273 (9.80%) Derivative
21 272 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 268 (9.62%) UNIX
23 255 (9.15%) E-Commerce
24 254 (9.12%) SDLC
25 241 (8.65%) Linux
26 233 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
27 227 (8.15%) MVC
28 226 (8.11%) TDD
29 223 (8.00%) CSS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.06%) IIS
2 76 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 72 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 41 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 37 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 36 (1.29%) Lync
6 36 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (1.15%) Node.js
7 32 (1.15%) Apache
8 27 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (0.97%) CMS
9 26 (0.93%) JBoss
10 25 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.47%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.47%) NServiceBus
14 12 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 327 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 163 (5.85%) MS Office
3 44 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.93%) MS Project
6 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (1.97%) Markit EDM
2 53 (1.90%) thinkFolio
3 40 (1.44%) SimCorp Dimension
4 38 (1.36%) SAP ERP
5 24 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.65%) Advent Geneva
7 16 (0.57%) LatentZero
8 15 (0.54%) Autonomy Scrittura
9 14 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (0.50%) SAP SD
10 13 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.43%) Endur
12 11 (0.39%) Findur
13 10 (0.36%) SAP CRM
14 9 (0.32%) Summit
14 9 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
14 9 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (0.32%) ACBS
15 8 (0.29%) SAP MII
15 8 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.05%) SaaS
3 51 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.22%) Office 365
5 18 (0.65%) GitHub
6 10 (0.36%) IaaS
6 10 (0.36%) PaaS
7 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
9 4 (0.14%) Firebase
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.072%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.072%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.072%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.34%) TCP/IP
2 92 (3.30%) DNS
3 79 (2.84%) LAN
4 69 (2.48%) DHCP
5 63 (2.26%) WAN
6 59 (2.12%) Firewall
7 55 (1.97%) SAN
8 46 (1.65%) VoIP
9 36 (1.29%) Internet
10 35 (1.26%) VPN
11 27 (0.97%) FTP
12 26 (0.93%) SSL
13 23 (0.83%) SMTP
14 22 (0.79%) MPLS
14 22 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.75%) SNMP
16 19 (0.68%) Wireless
16 19 (0.68%) NAS
17 17 (0.61%) Intranet
17 17 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.48%) MySQL
2 97 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 75 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 51 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
9 49 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.04%) MS Access
11 26 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (0.90%) SAP HANA
13 23 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.79%) MongoDB
14 22 (0.79%) NoSQL
15 17 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.54%) SQLite
16 15 (0.54%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 101 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 100 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 84 (3.02%) Maven
4 78 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 66 (2.37%) Subversion
5 66 (2.37%) FitNesse
6 64 (2.30%) Selenium
7 61 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 58 (2.08%) JUnit
9 55 (1.97%) SpecFlow
10 54 (1.94%) JIRA
11 53 (1.90%) NUnit
12 42 (1.51%) Hudson
13 36 (1.29%) TeamCity
14 33 (1.18%) Mockito
15 28 (1.01%) Eclipse
16 27 (0.97%) jMock
16 27 (0.97%) Cucumber
17 26 (0.93%) Ant
18 24 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
General
1 1312 (47.09%) Finance
2 557 (19.99%) Banking
3 420 (15.08%) Front Office
4 333 (11.95%) Retail
5 297 (10.66%) Investment Banking
6 142 (5.10%) Financial Institution
7 111 (3.98%) Retail Banking
8 104 (3.73%) Telecoms
9 84 (3.02%) Manufacturing
10 81 (2.91%) Marketing
11 72 (2.58%) Legal
12 46 (1.65%) Wholesale Banking
13 43 (1.54%) Games
14 35 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
15 34 (1.22%) Publishing
16 22 (0.79%) Electronics
17 21 (0.75%) Law
18 20 (0.72%) French Language
19 19 (0.68%) Advertising
20 18 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 792 (28.43%) Developer
2 771 (27.67%) Analyst
3 343 (12.31%) Business Analyst
4 213 (7.65%) Support Analyst
5 209 (7.50%) Consultant
6 194 (6.96%) Applications Support
7 188 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 186 (6.68%) C# Developer
9 175 (6.28%) .NET Developer
10 140 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 132 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
12 127 (4.56%) Senior Developer
13 106 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 94 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
15 91 (3.27%) Architect
16 90 (3.23%) Support Engineer
17 88 (3.16%) Software Developer
18 60 (2.15%) Junior
18 60 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 57 (2.05%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (19.99%) .NET
2 319 (11.45%) HTML
3 307 (11.02%) ASP.NET
4 223 (8.00%) CSS
5 216 (7.75%) XML
6 210 (7.54%) Web Services
7 170 (6.10%) jQuery
8 154 (5.53%) .NET Framework
9 126 (4.52%) J2EE
10 122 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (3.98%) Spring
12 105 (3.77%) HTML5
13 98 (3.52%) WPF
14 94 (3.37%) AngularJS
15 86 (3.09%) Ajax
16 82 (2.94%) SOAP
17 81 (2.91%) WCF
18 70 (2.51%) Hibernate
19 67 (2.40%) WinForms
20 66 (2.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 273 (9.80%) Derivative
2 272 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 233 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 193 (6.93%) Fixed Income
5 166 (5.96%) Equities
6 161 (5.78%) Computer Science
7 136 (4.88%) Management Information System
8 113 (4.06%) Hedge funds
9 112 (4.02%) Mobile App
10 102 (3.66%) Credit Risk
11 98 (3.52%) Mathematics
12 85 (3.05%) User Experience
13 74 (2.66%) Data Centre
14 58 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
15 54 (1.94%) Blog
16 47 (1.69%) Market Risk
17 45 (1.62%) Blackberry
17 45 (1.62%) Client/Server
18 42 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
19 41 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 555 (19.92%) Windows
2 268 (9.62%) UNIX
3 241 (8.65%) Linux
4 105 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (3.34%) Windows 7
7 74 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 69 (2.48%) Android
9 58 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 44 (1.58%) Solaris
12 31 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.75%) AIX
14 16 (0.57%) Windows 2000
15 13 (0.47%) CentOS
16 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.11%) Debian
19 3 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (13.71%) Project Management
3 255 (9.15%) E-Commerce
4 254 (9.12%) SDLC
5 227 (8.15%) MVC
6 226 (8.11%) TDD
7 221 (7.93%) ITIL
8 217 (7.79%) Scrum
9 211 (7.57%) Business Analysis
10 208 (7.47%) CRM
11 198 (7.11%) Asset Management
12 191 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 189 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 182 (6.53%) OO
15 175 (6.28%) PRINCE2
16 157 (5.64%) Migration
17 150 (5.38%) Analytics
18 147 (5.28%) Investment Management
19 139 (4.99%) Workflow
20 136 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 886 (31.80%) SQL
2 584 (20.96%) C#
3 403 (14.47%) Java
4 350 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 176 (6.32%) T-SQL
6 114 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 94 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 93 (3.34%) VB
9 92 (3.30%) Perl
10 81 (2.91%) Python
11 71 (2.55%) C++
12 70 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 68 (2.44%) VBA
14 62 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 58 (2.08%) PHP
16 52 (1.87%) C
17 29 (1.04%) VBScript
18 26 (0.93%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.90%) VB6
19 25 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 343 (12.31%) Degree
2 84 (3.02%) PMI Certification
3 78 (2.80%) PMP
4 68 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (1.76%) ISEB
6 33 (1.18%) CIMA
7 32 (1.15%) ACCA
8 30 (1.08%) SAP Certification
9 26 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.79%) MCSE
11 21 (0.75%) Security Cleared
12 20 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.57%) MCITP
14 15 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.47%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (0.43%) MCP
17 12 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.50%) QA
2 74 (2.66%) EMIR
3 55 (1.97%) MiFID
4 54 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 51 (1.83%) SLA
6 45 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (1.40%) Solvency II
8 31 (1.11%) COBIT
9 24 (0.86%) CRD IV
10 15 (0.54%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.18%) AIFMD
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.11%) HL7
13 3 (0.11%) FATCA
14 2 (0.072%) COREP
14 2 (0.072%) FINREP
15 1 (0.036%) P3O
15 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
System Software
1 196 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 117 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.54%) XenApp
4 41 (1.47%) vSphere
5 37 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.25%) XenServer
10 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.072%) vCloud
14 1 (0.036%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.036%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.036%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 51 (1.83%) SCCM
2 33 (1.18%) SCOM
3 24 (0.86%) WSUS
4 16 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.50%) Control-M
7 11 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.36%) Puppet
9 9 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.29%) Opsview
10 8 (0.29%) Nagios
11 7 (0.25%) MOM
11 7 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
13 4 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.14%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.14%) vMotion
13 4 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 532 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 408 (14.64%) Oracle
3 212 (7.61%) VMware
4 109 (3.91%) Bloomberg
5 106 (3.80%) SAP
6 98 (3.52%) Citrix
7 76 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 71 (2.55%) Cisco
9 70 (2.51%) IBM
10 68 (2.44%) Sybase
11 57 (2.05%) Murex
11 57 (2.05%) HP
12 51 (1.83%) SimCorp
13 49 (1.76%) SunGard
14 47 (1.69%) Charles River
15 41 (1.47%) Google
16 36 (1.29%) Reuters
17 35 (1.26%) Pega
18 34 (1.22%) Wall Street Systems
19 33 (1.18%) Calypso
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUSES
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Excellent earning potential
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Network ITR
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camden, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Keighley, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago