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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 253 228 199
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1171 1297 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.27% 1.47%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.92% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 953 961 1351
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
45430 44425 47311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.25% 43.45% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36830 34977 39785
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +3 702 £57,500 +4.54% 98
South East -3 168 £37,750 -24.50% 16
South West +22 80 £37,500 -21.05% 9
North West -9 60 £35,000 +7.69% 8
East of England -30 52 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East Midlands +35 46 £43,674 +17.24% 4
West Midlands -33 30 £45,000 +10.42% 3
Yorkshire -75 21 £31,500 -17.10% 4
North East -1 12 £41,750 +23.06% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 948 (40.44%) Finance
2 658 (28.07%) SQL
3 505 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 495 (21.12%) Microsoft
5 456 (19.45%) SQL Server
6 442 (18.86%) C#
7 408 (17.41%) Banking
8 399 (17.02%) .NET
8 399 (17.02%) Windows
9 375 (16.00%) HTML
10 369 (15.74%) Front Office
11 336 (14.33%) JavaScript
12 317 (13.52%) Java
13 312 (13.31%) Retail
14 292 (12.46%) Project Management
15 286 (12.20%) Oracle
16 282 (12.03%) Degree
17 278 (11.86%) E-Commerce
18 265 (11.31%) ITIL
19 264 (11.26%) MS Excel
20 255 (10.88%) CSS
21 251 (10.71%) Derivative
22 250 (10.67%) OO
23 239 (10.20%) ASP.NET
24 237 (10.11%) MVC
25 235 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
26 232 (9.90%) XML
27 229 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 229 (9.77%) Investment Banking
28 219 (9.34%) UNIX

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 199 (8.49%) IIS
2 142 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 97 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 75 (3.20%) Confluence
5 43 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (1.66%) Lync
6 39 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 38 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (1.49%) Apache
9 34 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 33 (1.41%) CMS
11 29 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 27 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.73%) JBoss
14 17 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
15 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 264 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 140 (5.97%) MS Office
3 48 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.24%) MS Project
6 15 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (0.90%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 20 (0.85%) SAP CRM
3 19 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 16 (0.68%) Summit
5 14 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 14 (0.60%) SAP SM
6 13 (0.55%) TIBCO iProcess
6 13 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.51%) Kondor+
7 12 (0.51%) Maximo
7 12 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
8 11 (0.47%) Endur
8 11 (0.47%) Eikon
9 10 (0.43%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.34%) Front Arena
10 8 (0.34%) Sage 50
11 7 (0.30%) LatentZero
12 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.90%) SaaS
4 12 (0.51%) Office 365
5 4 (0.17%) Taleo
5 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.085%) Trello
6 2 (0.085%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.085%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.085%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.043%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.99%) Internet
2 89 (3.80%) Firewall
3 67 (2.86%) WAN
4 59 (2.52%) DNS
5 56 (2.39%) VPN
6 49 (2.09%) LAN
7 47 (2.01%) TCP/IP
8 45 (1.92%) DHCP
9 43 (1.83%) SAN
10 39 (1.66%) VoIP
11 31 (1.32%) MPLS
12 29 (1.24%) SSL
13 27 (1.15%) Broadband
14 26 (1.11%) VLAN
15 25 (1.07%) 3G
15 25 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (1.02%) FTP
17 23 (0.98%) 4G
17 23 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 100 (4.27%) MySQL
4 74 (3.16%) RavenDB
5 68 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (2.69%) RDBMS
7 60 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 55 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 35 (1.49%) DB2
13 28 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (1.19%) Big Data
14 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.68%) SAP BW
18 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 138 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 115 (4.91%) NUnit
3 101 (4.31%) JIRA
4 94 (4.01%) Cucumber
5 86 (3.67%) TeamCity
6 76 (3.24%) Moq
7 74 (3.16%) NCrunch
7 74 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 74 (3.16%) ReSharper
7 74 (3.16%) WATIR
8 63 (2.69%) Visual Studio
9 57 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (2.05%) Subversion
11 44 (1.88%) Selenium
12 40 (1.71%) JUnit
13 34 (1.45%) Maven
14 30 (1.28%) SpecFlow
15 25 (1.07%) Mockito
15 25 (1.07%) FitNesse
15 25 (1.07%) Eclipse
General
1 948 (40.44%) Finance
2 408 (17.41%) Banking
3 369 (15.74%) Front Office
4 312 (13.31%) Retail
5 229 (9.77%) Investment Banking
6 78 (3.33%) Marketing
7 67 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.09%) Legal
9 38 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.37%) Advertising
11 30 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 27 (1.15%) Billing
13 26 (1.11%) French Language
14 24 (1.02%) Games
15 22 (0.94%) Publishing
15 22 (0.94%) German Language
16 21 (0.90%) Law
17 16 (0.68%) Music Industry
18 14 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
18 14 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 696 (29.69%) Developer
2 566 (24.15%) Analyst
3 279 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 169 (7.21%) Support Analyst
5 154 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 135 (5.76%) C# Developer
7 134 (5.72%) Architect
8 121 (5.16%) Project Manager
9 117 (4.99%) Applications Support
10 112 (4.78%) Consultant
11 102 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 101 (4.31%) Java Developer
13 84 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 79 (3.37%) Junior
15 75 (3.20%) Support Engineer
15 75 (3.20%) Administrator
16 72 (3.07%) Applications Support Analyst
17 71 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 65 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
19 62 (2.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (17.02%) .NET
2 375 (16.00%) HTML
3 255 (10.88%) CSS
4 239 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 232 (9.90%) XML
6 203 (8.66%) jQuery
7 164 (7.00%) .NET Framework
8 160 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 141 (6.02%) Web Services
10 102 (4.35%) MSMQ
11 101 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 98 (4.18%) J2EE
13 91 (3.88%) Spring
13 91 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 85 (3.63%) NHibernate
15 79 (3.37%) Ajax
16 75 (3.20%) Dapper ORM
17 74 (3.16%) StructureMap
17 74 (3.16%) Spring.NET
18 72 (3.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.71%) Derivative
2 235 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 229 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 145 (6.19%) Fixed Income
5 119 (5.08%) Equities
6 115 (4.91%) Hedge funds
7 76 (3.24%) Computer Science
8 75 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 67 (2.86%) Open Source
10 62 (2.65%) Mobile App
11 53 (2.26%) SWIFT
12 51 (2.18%) Credit Risk
13 49 (2.09%) Clustering
14 48 (2.05%) Blackberry
15 44 (1.88%) Mathematics
16 41 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
17 35 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
18 33 (1.41%) Smartphone
19 26 (1.11%) Blog
19 26 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 399 (17.02%) Windows
2 219 (9.34%) UNIX
3 218 (9.30%) Linux
4 87 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (3.46%) Windows 7
6 71 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (2.18%) Windows XP
8 48 (2.05%) Android
9 38 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 34 (1.45%) CentOS
11 31 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (1.07%) Solaris
13 21 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 17 (0.73%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.47%) HPUX
16 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.21%) AIX
17 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (12.46%) Project Management
3 278 (11.86%) E-Commerce
4 265 (11.31%) ITIL
5 250 (10.67%) OO
6 237 (10.11%) MVC
7 205 (8.75%) TDD
8 193 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 186 (7.94%) Scrum
10 165 (7.04%) Business Analysis
11 161 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
12 156 (6.66%) BDD
13 155 (6.61%) CRM
13 155 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
14 152 (6.48%) Mentoring
15 144 (6.14%) Asset Management
16 123 (5.25%) Investment Management
17 122 (5.20%) ERP
18 121 (5.16%) PRINCE2
19 120 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 658 (28.07%) SQL
2 442 (18.86%) C#
3 336 (14.33%) JavaScript
4 317 (13.52%) Java
5 109 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 89 (3.80%) Ruby
7 83 (3.54%) Perl
7 83 (3.54%) PHP
8 79 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 78 (3.33%) VBA
10 74 (3.16%) C++
11 65 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 65 (2.77%) Python
12 52 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 47 (2.01%) Delphi
14 46 (1.96%) C
15 38 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.58%) VB
17 34 (1.45%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 282 (12.03%) Degree
2 93 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.49%) ISEB
6 31 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 30 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.90%) MCSE
9 20 (0.85%) MCP
9 20 (0.85%) PMP
9 20 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.73%) CCNP
12 15 (0.64%) ACCA
13 14 (0.60%) MCSA
14 13 (0.55%) CIMA
14 13 (0.55%) RHCE
15 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.89%) QA
2 104 (4.44%) SLA
3 44 (1.88%) EMIR
4 42 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.64%) Solvency II
8 14 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.51%) COBIT
9 12 (0.51%) FATCA
10 10 (0.43%) Basel III
11 9 (0.38%) MiFID
12 8 (0.34%) UCITS
13 7 (0.30%) ISO 8583
13 7 (0.30%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.13%) WCAG
15 3 (0.13%) WAI
16 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 153 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 87 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.09%) vSphere
4 39 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (1.37%) XenApp
5 32 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 24 (1.02%) Firmware
7 23 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 12 (0.51%) XenServer
9 12 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.34%) NDS
11 5 (0.21%) MDaemon
12 3 (0.13%) Corosync
12 3 (0.13%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.13%) Squid
13 2 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 32 (1.37%) SCOM
2 29 (1.24%) SCCM
3 19 (0.81%) Cacti
3 19 (0.81%) Nagios
4 17 (0.73%) WSUS
5 16 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.68%) HP SIM
6 13 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.55%) OpenView
7 12 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (0.47%) Control-M
9 10 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 495 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 286 (12.20%) Oracle
3 154 (6.57%) VMware
4 97 (4.14%) Bloomberg
5 93 (3.97%) Citrix
6 74 (3.16%) Endeca
6 74 (3.16%) RedPrairie
7 72 (3.07%) Cisco
8 71 (3.03%) SAP
9 56 (2.39%) IBM
10 47 (2.01%) HP
11 42 (1.79%) Reuters
12 36 (1.54%) Sybase
13 35 (1.49%) Dell
13 35 (1.49%) thinkFolio
14 34 (1.45%) Calypso
14 34 (1.45%) Red Hat
15 31 (1.32%) Charles River
15 31 (1.32%) Google
16 30 (1.28%) F5
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago