The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 186 212 188
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 749 622 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.83% 1.50% 1.76%
As % of the General category 3.43% 2.77% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 615 516 599
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Back Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21821 22437 23173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.36% 53.99% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18562 18744 18542
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

Back Office
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the London region.

Back Office Salary Trend in London

Back Office
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in London

Back Office
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
City of London +54 173 £60,000 - 36
Canary Wharf - 10 £50,000 -
Twickenham -3 2 - -
Croydon -16 2 £67,500 +125.00%
Harrow - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Mayfair - 2 £70,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £65,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 958 (60.14%) Finance
2 517 (32.45%) SQL
3 475 (29.82%) Banking
4 375 (23.54%) C#
5 355 (22.28%) Front Office
6 352 (22.10%) SQL Server
7 346 (21.72%) Windows
8 334 (20.97%) .NET
9 330 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
10 313 (19.65%) Project Management
11 299 (18.77%) Oracle
12 285 (17.89%) Microsoft
13 247 (15.51%) Derivative
14 214 (13.43%) SDLC
15 210 (13.18%) Asset Management
16 207 (12.99%) Investment Banking
17 192 (12.05%) Fixed Income
18 183 (11.49%) Degree
19 180 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
20 179 (11.24%) Java
21 173 (10.86%) JavaScript
22 169 (10.61%) Unix
22 169 (10.61%) Linux
23 161 (10.11%) Equities
24 157 (9.86%) Business Analysis
25 156 (9.79%) MS Excel
26 154 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 154 (9.67%) Investment Management
27 151 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 147 (9.23%) Continuous Integration

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 69 (4.33%) IIS
2 43 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.44%) Node.js
5 22 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.88%) CMS
9 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.63%) JBoss
11 8 (0.50%) Apache
11 8 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.31%) Drupal
14 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.25%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 156 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 111 (6.97%) MS Office
3 28 (1.76%) MS Project
4 27 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 82 (5.15%) thinkFolio
2 39 (2.45%) Markit EDM
3 36 (2.26%) SimCorp Dimension
4 16 (1.00%) LatentZero
4 16 (1.00%) Salerio
5 14 (0.88%) Summit
6 11 (0.69%) Kondor
7 10 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
8 9 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.44%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.38%) Advent Geneva
10 6 (0.38%) Algo Collateral
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.25%) Advent Moxy
12 4 (0.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 4 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
12 4 (0.25%) Eze OMS
12 4 (0.25%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.69%) GitHub
2 11 (0.69%) Office 365
3 9 (0.56%) SaaS
4 6 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.063%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.32%) DNS
2 33 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.01%) DHCP
4 30 (1.88%) Firewall
5 28 (1.76%) Internet
6 19 (1.19%) LAN
7 15 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (0.82%) FTP
9 11 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (0.69%) VPN
9 11 (0.69%) WAN
10 7 (0.44%) HTTP
10 7 (0.44%) VoIP
11 6 (0.38%) AMQP
11 6 (0.38%) Intranet
11 6 (0.38%) SAN
11 6 (0.38%) Wireless
12 5 (0.31%) ATM
12 5 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 154 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 151 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 33 (2.07%) MySQL
8 28 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 28 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.13%) Data Mart
9 18 (1.13%) Redis
9 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.50%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.44%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.44%) OLTP
15 7 (0.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 63 (3.95%) Selenium
2 59 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 56 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (3.08%) NUnit
5 47 (2.95%) Visual Studio
6 42 (2.64%) SpecFlow
7 39 (2.45%) FitNesse
8 36 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 27 (1.69%) Maven
10 24 (1.51%) Jasmine
11 22 (1.38%) JUnit
12 21 (1.32%) JIRA
13 20 (1.26%) MSTest
14 16 (1.00%) Jenkins
15 15 (0.94%) Moq
16 12 (0.75%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 8 (0.50%) Ant
18 8 (0.50%) Subversion
19 7 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 958 (60.14%) Finance
2 475 (29.82%) Banking
3 355 (22.28%) Front Office
4 207 (12.99%) Investment Banking
5 115 (7.22%) Retail
6 73 (4.58%) Financial Institution
7 69 (4.33%) Legal
8 44 (2.76%) Brand Awareness
9 38 (2.39%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.95%) French Language
11 25 (1.57%) Marketing
12 24 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
13 17 (1.07%) German Language
13 17 (1.07%) Law
13 17 (1.07%) Private Banking
14 16 (1.00%) Advertising
15 13 (0.82%) Telecoms
16 11 (0.69%) Publishing
17 9 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
18 7 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 479 (30.07%) Analyst
2 423 (26.55%) Developer
3 271 (17.01%) Business Analyst
4 176 (11.05%) C# Developer
5 148 (9.29%) Project Manager
6 134 (8.41%) Support Analyst
7 133 (8.35%) Consultant
8 120 (7.53%) Applications Support
9 116 (7.28%) SQL Developer
10 112 (7.03%) .NET Developer
11 97 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 92 (5.78%) Applications Support Analyst
13 86 (5.40%) IT Analyst
14 85 (5.34%) Banking Analyst
14 85 (5.34%) Senior Developer
15 79 (4.96%) IT Business Analyst
16 78 (4.90%) Financial Analyst
17 77 (4.83%) Business IT Analyst
18 66 (4.14%) Finance Business Analyst
19 61 (3.83%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (20.97%) .NET
2 112 (7.03%) jQuery
3 102 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 99 (6.21%) AngularJS
4 99 (6.21%) HTML
4 99 (6.21%) WCF
5 80 (5.02%) KnockoutJS
6 78 (4.90%) WPF
7 76 (4.77%) CSS
8 73 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
9 69 (4.33%) .NET Framework
10 68 (4.27%) JSON
10 68 (4.27%) XML
11 55 (3.45%) Entity Framework
12 54 (3.39%) HTML5
13 51 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (2.82%) NHibernate
14 45 (2.82%) Web Services
15 42 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 247 (15.51%) Derivative
2 192 (12.05%) Fixed Income
3 180 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 161 (10.11%) Equities
5 140 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 139 (8.73%) Hedge funds
7 85 (5.34%) Computer Science
8 52 (3.26%) Fintech
9 47 (2.95%) Blog
10 45 (2.82%) Mobile App
11 43 (2.70%) Mathematics
12 42 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
13 39 (2.45%) SWIFT
14 38 (2.39%) Management Information System
15 37 (2.32%) Credit Risk
15 37 (2.32%) Reference Data
16 28 (1.76%) Market Risk
17 25 (1.57%) Blackberry
17 25 (1.57%) Data Structures
18 22 (1.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 346 (21.72%) Windows
2 169 (10.61%) Linux
2 169 (10.61%) Unix
3 65 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 58 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 38 (2.39%) Solaris
6 33 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 21 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.56%) Android
9 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.44%) CentOS
10 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.19%) AIX
12 3 (0.19%) Debian
12 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (19.65%) Project Management
3 214 (13.43%) SDLC
4 210 (13.18%) Asset Management
5 157 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 154 (9.67%) Investment Management
7 147 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 144 (9.04%) MVC
9 128 (8.04%) Scrum
10 126 (7.91%) Portfolio Management
11 117 (7.34%) ITIL
12 115 (7.22%) E-Commerce
13 101 (6.34%) Data Management
14 98 (6.15%) Risk Management
15 97 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 95 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 85 (5.34%) PRINCE2
18 83 (5.21%) Wealth Management
19 82 (5.15%) Business Development
20 80 (5.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 517 (32.45%) SQL
2 375 (23.54%) C#
3 179 (11.24%) Java
4 173 (10.86%) JavaScript
5 84 (5.27%) PL/SQL
6 77 (4.83%) C++
7 66 (4.14%) Python
8 61 (3.83%) VBA
9 57 (3.58%) Perl
10 50 (3.14%) C
11 39 (2.45%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.51%) CoffeeScript
12 24 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 23 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.19%) VB
16 18 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.75%) PHP
18 9 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 183 (11.49%) Degree
2 28 (1.76%) CIMA
3 27 (1.69%) ACCA
4 26 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.19%) CCNA
7 17 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.94%) PMP
9 14 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.63%) MCSE
10 10 (0.63%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.44%) MCITP
11 7 (0.44%) MCP
12 6 (0.38%) ISEB
12 6 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.31%) CCA
13 5 (0.31%) MCTS
14 4 (0.25%) RHCE
14 4 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (9.10%) MiFID
2 121 (7.60%) QA
3 71 (4.46%) EMIR
4 51 (3.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 36 (2.26%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.82%) COBIT
6 29 (1.82%) SEPA
7 21 (1.32%) Solvency II
8 20 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.88%) SLA
10 8 (0.50%) CRD IV
11 6 (0.38%) P3O
12 3 (0.19%) Basel III
13 2 (0.13%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.13%) Basel II
13 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.063%) ISO27002
System Software
1 103 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.76%) XenApp
4 15 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
5 13 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.63%) vSphere
9 9 (0.56%) Docker
10 3 (0.19%) vCloud
11 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.063%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.38%) WSUS
2 17 (1.07%) Nagios
2 17 (1.07%) SCOM
3 15 (0.94%) Control-M
3 15 (0.94%) logstash
4 13 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 13 (0.82%) MOM
5 11 (0.69%) Ansible
6 10 (0.63%) SCCM
7 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.19%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.19%) Jitterbit
8 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 299 (18.77%) Oracle
2 285 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 89 (5.59%) Bloomberg
4 76 (4.77%) Charles River
5 67 (4.21%) Murex
6 61 (3.83%) VMware
7 47 (2.95%) Citrix
8 44 (2.76%) Calypso
9 42 (2.64%) Sybase
10 40 (2.51%) Eze Castle Integration
11 39 (2.45%) IBM
11 39 (2.45%) SimCorp
12 38 (2.39%) Fidessa
13 35 (2.20%) SunGard
14 28 (1.76%) SAP
15 27 (1.69%) Cisco
16 26 (1.63%) Wall Street Systems
17 21 (1.32%) Reuters
18 17 (1.07%) HP
18 17 (1.07%) Misys
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £350000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £950000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £10000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £68,000 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago