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 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 152 188 195
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 907 837 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.12% 1.70% 1.55%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.17% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 677 734 564
Average salary £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
23267 26439 23152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.32% 53.81% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19068 21635 19095
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 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 29 May 2015.

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 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
City of London +21 217 £57,500 - 50
Canary Wharf +15 14 £45,000 -14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 - 1
Bermondsey - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £65,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £52,500 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 812 (51.82%) Finance
2 484 (30.89%) SQL
3 389 (24.82%) Banking
4 384 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
5 334 (21.31%) Front Office
6 314 (20.04%) Windows
7 294 (18.76%) C#
8 285 (18.19%) SQL Server
9 274 (17.49%) Microsoft
10 260 (16.59%) .NET
11 251 (16.02%) Java
12 233 (14.87%) Oracle
13 230 (14.68%) Retail
14 227 (14.49%) Investment Banking
15 223 (14.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 199 (12.70%) Derivative
17 192 (12.25%) Degree
18 181 (11.55%) Project Management
19 178 (11.36%) JavaScript
19 178 (11.36%) SDLC
20 171 (10.91%) HTML
21 169 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
22 164 (10.47%) UNIX
23 156 (9.96%) E-Commerce
23 156 (9.96%) QA
24 155 (9.89%) Linux
25 148 (9.44%) MS Excel
26 144 (9.19%) Asset Management
27 139 (8.87%) Equities
28 138 (8.81%) ITIL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 91 (5.81%) IIS
2 76 (4.85%) MS Exchange
3 62 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 34 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.85%) Lync
8 26 (1.66%) JBoss
9 23 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (0.96%) CMS
11 15 (0.96%) Apache
12 13 (0.83%) MQSeries
12 13 (0.83%) Node.js
13 12 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.45%) Jetty
17 6 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 148 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.28%) MS Office
3 22 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.89%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (2.87%) thinkFolio
2 43 (2.74%) SimCorp Dimension
2 43 (2.74%) Markit EDM
3 26 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.21%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 19 (1.21%) Summit
5 16 (1.02%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
7 13 (0.83%) TIBCO iProcess
8 12 (0.77%) Advent Geneva
9 9 (0.57%) Adaptiv
9 9 (0.57%) ACBS
10 8 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
10 8 (0.51%) MultiFonds
10 8 (0.51%) PORTIA
10 8 (0.51%) Eagle STAR
11 7 (0.45%) Kondor+
11 7 (0.45%) SunGard GMI
11 7 (0.45%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.81%) SaaS
2 43 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.85%) Office 365
4 23 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.70%) GitHub
6 6 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
7 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.064%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.064%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.87%) Firewall
2 41 (2.62%) SAN
3 36 (2.30%) WAN
4 35 (2.23%) VPN
5 31 (1.98%) DNS
6 26 (1.66%) LAN
7 25 (1.60%) Internet
8 24 (1.53%) DHCP
9 21 (1.34%) FTP
10 19 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 19 (1.21%) MPLS
11 11 (0.70%) VLAN
12 10 (0.64%) NetScaler
12 10 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.57%) Wireless
13 9 (0.57%) IPsec
13 9 (0.57%) SSL
13 9 (0.57%) OSPF
13 9 (0.57%) BGP
14 8 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.68%) MySQL
3 37 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 33 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (1.40%) DB2
9 15 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (0.96%) SAP HANA
10 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.77%) SQLite
11 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (0.70%) DB2 UDB
12 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.57%) Big Data
13 8 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (4.02%) SpecFlow
2 50 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 48 (3.06%) FitNesse
3 48 (3.06%) NUnit
4 45 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (2.81%) Subversion
6 39 (2.49%) Maven
7 35 (2.23%) Selenium
8 33 (2.11%) WebDriver
9 32 (2.04%) JUnit
10 30 (1.91%) JIRA
11 27 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 25 (1.60%) Git (software)
13 22 (1.40%) Mockito
14 20 (1.28%) Jenkins
15 19 (1.21%) jMock
16 17 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.96%) TeamCity
18 14 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
19 12 (0.77%) Appium
General
1 812 (51.82%) Finance
2 389 (24.82%) Banking
3 334 (21.31%) Front Office
4 230 (14.68%) Retail
5 227 (14.49%) Investment Banking
6 80 (5.11%) Financial Institution
7 78 (4.98%) Retail Banking
8 56 (3.57%) Marketing
9 51 (3.25%) Legal
10 32 (2.04%) Games
11 29 (1.85%) Wholesale Banking
12 27 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
13 26 (1.66%) Manufacturing
14 25 (1.60%) Billing
15 23 (1.47%) Advertising
16 20 (1.28%) French Language
17 19 (1.21%) Publishing
18 15 (0.96%) Law
18 15 (0.96%) Telecoms
19 8 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 461 (29.42%) Developer
2 431 (27.50%) Analyst
3 211 (13.47%) Business Analyst
4 145 (9.25%) Support Analyst
5 138 (8.81%) Applications Support
6 127 (8.10%) Consultant
7 108 (6.89%) Java Developer
8 103 (6.57%) C# Developer
9 83 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 79 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
11 78 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 77 (4.91%) Architect
13 68 (4.34%) Senior Developer
14 58 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (2.68%) Mobile Developer
16 39 (2.49%) IT Consultant
17 37 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
17 37 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
18 34 (2.17%) Junior
19 33 (2.11%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (16.59%) .NET
2 171 (10.91%) HTML
3 123 (7.85%) Web Services
4 117 (7.47%) CSS
5 116 (7.40%) XML
6 108 (6.89%) ASP.NET
7 78 (4.98%) J2EE
8 74 (4.72%) Spring
9 71 (4.53%) HTML5
9 71 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (4.08%) jQuery
11 59 (3.77%) WCF
12 55 (3.51%) AngularJS
13 51 (3.25%) Ajax
14 50 (3.19%) MSMQ
15 48 (3.06%) WPF
16 47 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
17 46 (2.94%) Hibernate
17 46 (2.94%) .NET Framework
18 36 (2.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (14.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 199 (12.70%) Derivative
3 169 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (8.87%) Equities
5 128 (8.17%) Fixed Income
6 110 (7.02%) Hedge funds
7 103 (6.57%) Mobile App
8 76 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 75 (4.79%) Credit Risk
10 71 (4.53%) Blog
11 66 (4.21%) Mathematics
12 55 (3.51%) Data Centre
13 53 (3.38%) Management Information System
14 42 (2.68%) SWIFT
15 38 (2.43%) User Experience
16 36 (2.30%) Clustering
16 36 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
17 31 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
18 29 (1.85%) Smartphone
19 25 (1.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 314 (20.04%) Windows
2 164 (10.47%) UNIX
3 155 (9.89%) Linux
4 75 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 63 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 50 (3.19%) Android
9 34 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.15%) CentOS
11 16 (1.02%) Solaris
12 13 (0.83%) AIX
13 12 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (11.55%) Project Management
3 178 (11.36%) SDLC
4 156 (9.96%) E-Commerce
5 144 (9.19%) Asset Management
6 138 (8.81%) ITIL
7 131 (8.36%) Risk Management
8 128 (8.17%) BDD
9 124 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 121 (7.72%) Scrum
11 117 (7.47%) Investment Management
12 114 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (7.21%) TDD
13 113 (7.21%) Business Analysis
14 107 (6.83%) PRINCE2
15 104 (6.64%) Workflow
16 100 (6.38%) MVC
17 99 (6.32%) CRM
18 92 (5.87%) Open Source
19 86 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 484 (30.89%) SQL
2 294 (18.76%) C#
3 251 (16.02%) Java
4 178 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 82 (5.23%) Perl
6 64 (4.08%) C++
7 57 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 55 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 55 (3.51%) Python
9 47 (3.00%) VBA
10 46 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 40 (2.55%) PHP
12 35 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.98%) C
14 29 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.21%) VB
17 14 (0.89%) Delphi
18 11 (0.70%) VBScript
18 11 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 192 (12.25%) Degree
2 79 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 72 (4.59%) PMP
4 42 (2.68%) ACCA
5 40 (2.55%) CIMA
6 33 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.66%) MCSE
8 18 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (0.96%) SAP Certification
9 15 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.89%) ISEB
11 9 (0.57%) MCITP
11 9 (0.57%) VCP5
12 8 (0.51%) MCP
12 8 (0.51%) MCSA
13 7 (0.45%) CCNP
14 6 (0.38%) RHCE
14 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.32%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (9.96%) QA
2 43 (2.74%) EMIR
3 40 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 40 (2.55%) COBIT
4 27 (1.72%) Solvency II
4 27 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (1.34%) SLA
6 19 (1.21%) MiFID
7 18 (1.15%) CRD IV
8 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.38%) COREP
9 6 (0.38%) FINREP
10 3 (0.19%) FATCA
10 3 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.25%) vSphere
4 25 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.08%) XenApp
7 8 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.19%) XenServer
10 1 (0.064%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.064%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.064%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.064%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.064%) Firmware
10 1 (0.064%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (1.34%) SCCM
2 17 (1.08%) SCOM
3 12 (0.77%) Nagios
4 10 (0.64%) Control-M
4 10 (0.64%) WSUS
5 9 (0.57%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.51%) ARCserve
7 7 (0.45%) Cacti
7 7 (0.45%) Casper Suite
8 6 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.38%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.26%) vMotion
11 3 (0.19%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 274 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 233 (14.87%) Oracle
3 108 (6.89%) VMware
4 79 (5.04%) Bloomberg
5 76 (4.85%) SunGard
6 65 (4.15%) Citrix
7 61 (3.89%) Google
8 52 (3.32%) SAP
8 52 (3.32%) SimCorp
9 43 (2.74%) Wall Street Systems
10 39 (2.49%) Cisco
10 39 (2.49%) IBM
11 38 (2.43%) Charles River
11 38 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (2.43%) Sybase
12 36 (2.30%) Dell
13 35 (2.23%) Murex
14 28 (1.79%) Fidessa
15 24 (1.53%) Reuters
15 24 (1.53%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lorien
Salary: £45k - £60k per annum + 30k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago