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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 246 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1256 1449 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.91% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1149 1119
Average salary £50,000 £52,454 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
45671 49710 46142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.19% 44.19% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36203 38936 37051
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 818 £57,500 -4.16% 106
South East -87 151 £44,500 +23.61% 17
West Midlands +13 68 £42,500 -19.04% 5
South West -3 65 £32,250 -14.00% 12
North West -12 50 £40,000 +33.33% 11
East of England +7 39 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire -2 37 £37,500 -4.45% 5
East Midlands -5 35 £46,250 +13.19% 6
North East 0 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1001 (42.56%) Finance
2 643 (27.34%) SQL
3 508 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (20.79%) SQL Server
5 483 (20.54%) Microsoft
6 452 (19.22%) .NET
6 452 (19.22%) Windows
7 446 (18.96%) C#
8 428 (18.20%) Banking
9 353 (15.01%) Front Office
10 302 (12.84%) Retail
11 293 (12.46%) JavaScript
11 293 (12.46%) HTML
12 282 (11.99%) Degree
13 279 (11.86%) Java
14 273 (11.61%) Oracle
15 266 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
16 255 (10.84%) Project Management
17 251 (10.67%) E-Commerce
18 244 (10.37%) MS Excel
19 243 (10.33%) Investment Banking
20 228 (9.69%) ASP.NET
21 226 (9.61%) ITIL
22 217 (9.23%) MVC
23 215 (9.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 214 (9.10%) Derivative
25 212 (9.01%) VMware
26 208 (8.84%) OO
27 202 (8.59%) CSS
28 200 (8.50%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 138 (5.87%) IIS
2 127 (5.40%) MS Exchange
3 123 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 60 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (2.17%) Lync
6 38 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 37 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (1.32%) Apache
10 30 (1.28%) CMS
11 22 (0.94%) JBoss
12 21 (0.89%) Confluence
13 20 (0.85%) Drupal
14 19 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
17 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
19 13 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 244 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 143 (6.08%) MS Office
3 46 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.15%) MS Project
6 12 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.38%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 46 (1.96%) thinkFolio
2 38 (1.62%) SimCorp Dimension
3 26 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (1.06%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 25 (1.06%) Markit EDM
5 20 (0.85%) Summit
6 17 (0.72%) SAP ERP
7 16 (0.68%) SAP CRM
8 14 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
9 13 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 13 (0.55%) TIBCO iProcess
10 10 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.38%) Adaptiv
12 8 (0.34%) Kondor+
12 8 (0.34%) SAP SM
12 8 (0.34%) SAP FI
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.66%) SaaS
2 37 (1.57%) Office 365
3 32 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.34%) Taleo
6 6 (0.26%) Symantec.cloud
7 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.17%) GitHub
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.043%) Force.com
11 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.043%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.043%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.043%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.21%) Firewall
2 78 (3.32%) Internet
3 76 (3.23%) DNS
4 64 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 63 (2.68%) WAN
6 61 (2.59%) LAN
7 60 (2.55%) SAN
8 49 (2.08%) VPN
8 49 (2.08%) DHCP
9 41 (1.74%) SSL
10 28 (1.19%) HTTP
10 28 (1.19%) VoIP
11 26 (1.11%) MPLS
12 21 (0.89%) FTP
12 21 (0.89%) Network Security
13 16 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (0.68%) HTTPS
14 15 (0.64%) VLAN
15 14 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.61%) MySQL
3 68 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 57 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 49 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.02%) DB2
12 20 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (0.85%) Big Data
13 18 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (0.72%) RavenDB
15 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 83 (3.53%) NUnit
2 77 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 63 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 56 (2.38%) JIRA
4 56 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 49 (2.08%) Subversion
6 46 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 42 (1.79%) FitNesse
8 39 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 39 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (1.62%) JUnit
10 32 (1.36%) Selenium
10 32 (1.36%) Maven
11 27 (1.15%) Moq
12 25 (1.06%) WebDriver
12 25 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 19 (0.81%) ReSharper
14 17 (0.72%) WATIR
14 17 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (0.72%) NCrunch
General
1 1001 (42.56%) Finance
2 428 (18.20%) Banking
3 353 (15.01%) Front Office
4 302 (12.84%) Retail
5 243 (10.33%) Investment Banking
6 100 (4.25%) Marketing
7 62 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 61 (2.59%) Legal
8 61 (2.59%) Retail Banking
9 49 (2.08%) Telecoms
10 41 (1.74%) Advertising
10 41 (1.74%) Billing
11 34 (1.45%) Games
12 28 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.15%) Law
14 26 (1.11%) Publishing
14 26 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
15 24 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.68%) French Language
17 10 (0.43%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 710 (30.19%) Developer
2 537 (22.83%) Analyst
3 253 (10.76%) Business Analyst
4 173 (7.36%) Support Analyst
5 153 (6.51%) Applications Support
6 143 (6.08%) Consultant
7 137 (5.82%) .NET Developer
8 134 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 125 (5.31%) Project Manager
10 124 (5.27%) Java Developer
11 123 (5.23%) Architect
12 116 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 85 (3.61%) Support Engineer
14 82 (3.49%) Administrator
15 76 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
16 75 (3.19%) Applications Support Analyst
17 74 (3.15%) Software Developer
18 61 (2.59%) Junior
19 58 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
20 55 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (19.22%) .NET
2 293 (12.46%) HTML
3 228 (9.69%) ASP.NET
4 202 (8.59%) CSS
5 195 (8.29%) XML
6 165 (7.02%) Web Services
7 155 (6.59%) jQuery
8 138 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 82 (3.49%) Ajax
11 79 (3.36%) HTML5
12 78 (3.32%) J2EE
13 73 (3.10%) AngularJS
14 69 (2.93%) Spring
15 64 (2.72%) MSMQ
16 63 (2.68%) WCF
17 58 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
18 56 (2.38%) NHibernate
19 52 (2.21%) WPF
20 49 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 266 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (9.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 214 (9.10%) Derivative
4 127 (5.40%) Fixed Income
5 124 (5.27%) Equities
6 112 (4.76%) Hedge funds
7 110 (4.68%) Computer Science
8 109 (4.63%) Mobile App
9 95 (4.04%) Open Source
10 79 (3.36%) Management Information System
11 76 (3.23%) Clustering
12 69 (2.93%) Credit Risk
13 62 (2.64%) Blog
14 59 (2.51%) Mathematics
15 58 (2.47%) User Experience
16 52 (2.21%) SWIFT
17 41 (1.74%) Blackberry
18 35 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
19 30 (1.28%) N-Tier
20 27 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 452 (19.22%) Windows
2 200 (8.50%) Linux
3 189 (8.04%) UNIX
4 114 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 83 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (2.85%) Apple iOS
9 61 (2.59%) Android
10 45 (1.91%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 29 (1.23%) CentOS
13 27 (1.15%) Solaris
14 20 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.34%) AIX
16 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (10.84%) Project Management
3 251 (10.67%) E-Commerce
4 226 (9.61%) ITIL
5 217 (9.23%) MVC
6 208 (8.84%) OO
7 177 (7.53%) TDD
8 173 (7.36%) Business Analysis
9 172 (7.31%) Scrum
10 164 (6.97%) CRM
11 157 (6.68%) Asset Management
12 153 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 151 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 140 (5.95%) BDD
15 133 (5.65%) PRINCE2
16 129 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 127 (5.40%) Workflow
18 126 (5.36%) Risk Management
18 126 (5.36%) Investment Management
19 117 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 643 (27.34%) SQL
2 446 (18.96%) C#
3 293 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 279 (11.86%) Java
5 97 (4.12%) Perl
6 86 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 83 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 79 (3.36%) Python
9 78 (3.32%) VB
10 74 (3.15%) PHP
11 69 (2.93%) PL/SQL
11 69 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 63 (2.68%) VBA
13 61 (2.59%) C++
14 44 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 35 (1.49%) C
16 33 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 31 (1.32%) Ruby
17 31 (1.32%) VBScript
18 23 (0.98%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 282 (11.99%) Degree
2 67 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (2.81%) PMI Certification
4 57 (2.42%) PMP
5 45 (1.91%) MCSE
6 38 (1.62%) ACCA
7 36 (1.53%) CIMA
8 32 (1.36%) Security Cleared
9 27 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 26 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (0.89%) ISEB
13 20 (0.85%) MCP
13 20 (0.85%) MCITP
14 19 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.64%) MCSA
16 15 (0.64%) CCNP
17 10 (0.43%) RHCE
18 9 (0.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.36%) QA
2 58 (2.47%) SLA
3 36 (1.53%) COBIT
4 33 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (1.19%) EMIR
6 23 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.77%) Solvency II
7 18 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.72%) CRD IV
9 16 (0.68%) ISO 8583
10 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.43%) MiFID
12 6 (0.26%) COREP
12 6 (0.26%) FINREP
13 4 (0.17%) FATCA
14 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
14 3 (0.13%) Basel III
15 1 (0.043%) FISMA
15 1 (0.043%) P3O
15 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
System Software
1 199 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 122 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.51%) vSphere
4 47 (2.00%) XenApp
5 40 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 30 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.55%) XenServer
8 13 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.17%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.085%) Firmware
15 1 (0.043%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.043%) Squid
15 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.043%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 37 (1.57%) SCOM
2 34 (1.45%) SCCM
3 23 (0.98%) Nagios
4 21 (0.89%) Tivoli
5 19 (0.81%) WSUS
6 14 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 13 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.47%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.43%) Cacti
10 8 (0.34%) OpenView
10 8 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.34%) Control-M
11 7 (0.30%) ARCserve
11 7 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (0.30%) Puppet
12 6 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 483 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 273 (11.61%) Oracle
3 212 (9.01%) VMware
4 130 (5.53%) Citrix
5 88 (3.74%) SAP
6 77 (3.27%) Google
7 72 (3.06%) Cisco
7 72 (3.06%) Bloomberg
8 71 (3.02%) SunGard
9 54 (2.30%) IBM
10 48 (2.04%) Dell
11 47 (2.00%) HP
12 42 (1.79%) SimCorp
13 37 (1.57%) Wall Street Systems
14 33 (1.40%) Charles River
15 32 (1.36%) Sybase
16 31 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
17 26 (1.11%) EMC
18 24 (1.02%) Fidessa
19 23 (0.98%) Red Hat
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Masabi
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, Bristol
Three People Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago