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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 200 156 129
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 684 836 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.49% 1.87% 2.30%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.45% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 653 969
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,259 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
24590 24260 27622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.60% 54.34% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19830 19921 23700
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
City of London -43 174 £60,000 +2.56% 40
Ealing - 2 £60,000 -
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £46,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 823 (52.55%) Finance
2 559 (35.70%) SQL
3 452 (28.86%) Banking
4 318 (20.31%) Front Office
5 299 (19.09%) Java
6 283 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (17.94%) C#
8 279 (17.82%) SQL Server
9 259 (16.54%) Investment Banking
10 254 (16.22%) Project Management
11 251 (16.03%) Windows
12 236 (15.07%) Oracle
13 231 (14.75%) Microsoft
14 221 (14.11%) Degree
15 218 (13.92%) .NET
16 215 (13.73%) Derivative
17 209 (13.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 202 (12.90%) HTML
19 173 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
20 172 (10.98%) JavaScript
20 172 (10.98%) XML
21 167 (10.66%) Investment Management
22 159 (10.15%) Fixed Income
23 143 (9.13%) Retail
24 142 (9.07%) Asset Management
24 142 (9.07%) Equities
24 142 (9.07%) Business Analysis
25 139 (8.88%) Linux
26 138 (8.81%) Hedge funds
27 131 (8.37%) QA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 62 (3.96%) IIS
2 56 (3.58%) WebSphere
2 56 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 36 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 28 (1.79%) Apache
7 21 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.77%) Lync
10 8 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.32%) SAS
13 5 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 115 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.09%) MS Office
3 21 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.28%) MS Project
5 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) SPSS
8 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.66%) Summit
1 26 (1.66%) Kondor+
2 20 (1.28%) Endur
3 19 (1.21%) Markit EDM
4 16 (1.02%) LatentZero
5 12 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
5 12 (0.77%) Magento
6 10 (0.64%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 9 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
9 7 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 7 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
9 7 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.32%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.32%) Misys Midas
11 5 (0.32%) Misys Opics
11 5 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.64%) SaaS
4 9 (0.57%) PaaS
5 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.13%) Office 365
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.75%) SAN
2 40 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.98%) WAN
4 27 (1.72%) Internet
5 25 (1.60%) Firewall
6 22 (1.40%) VPN
7 21 (1.34%) DNS
7 21 (1.34%) LAN
8 20 (1.28%) DHCP
9 17 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (1.09%) HTTP
10 16 (1.02%) MPLS
10 16 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (0.89%) IPsec
12 13 (0.83%) VLAN
12 13 (0.83%) BGP
12 13 (0.83%) Wireless
13 12 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (0.77%) DMVPN
13 12 (0.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 74 (4.73%) MySQL
4 68 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.38%) DB2
6 39 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 37 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (1.02%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.70%) Big Data
15 9 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (0.51%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.51%) QlikView
17 7 (0.45%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 50 (3.19%) Selenium
2 47 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (2.81%) JUnit
5 43 (2.75%) Subversion
6 38 (2.43%) Maven
7 27 (1.72%) Mockito
8 26 (1.66%) jMock
9 24 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (0.89%) JIRA
12 10 (0.64%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.64%) NUnit
12 10 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (0.64%) FitNesse
13 9 (0.57%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.57%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.51%) YourKit
14 8 (0.51%) VisualVM
14 8 (0.51%) WinRunner
General
1 823 (52.55%) Finance
2 452 (28.86%) Banking
3 318 (20.31%) Front Office
4 259 (16.54%) Investment Banking
5 143 (9.13%) Retail
6 51 (3.26%) Retail Banking
7 50 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 49 (3.13%) Marketing
9 35 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.92%) Music Industry
11 24 (1.53%) Legal
11 24 (1.53%) French Language
12 23 (1.47%) German Language
13 17 (1.09%) Games
13 17 (1.09%) Publishing
14 16 (1.02%) Private Banking
15 15 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
15 15 (0.96%) International Banking
16 13 (0.83%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 487 (31.10%) Analyst
2 438 (27.97%) Developer
3 306 (19.54%) Business Analyst
4 126 (8.05%) Project Manager
5 125 (7.98%) C# Developer
6 122 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 114 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 111 (7.09%) Architect
9 100 (6.39%) Consultant
10 99 (6.32%) Applications Support
11 72 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 60 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
13 56 (3.58%) Banking Business Analyst
14 55 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
15 53 (3.38%) .NET Developer
16 41 (2.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 39 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
18 38 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
19 37 (2.36%) Delphi Developer
20 33 (2.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (13.92%) .NET
2 202 (12.90%) HTML
3 172 (10.98%) XML
4 120 (7.66%) Spring
5 112 (7.15%) Web Services
6 104 (6.64%) CSS
7 103 (6.58%) J2EE
8 102 (6.51%) ASP.NET
9 90 (5.75%) Hibernate
10 65 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (4.09%) SOAP
12 63 (4.02%) JSP
13 61 (3.90%) Ajax
14 57 (3.64%) Servlets
14 57 (3.64%) WCF
15 56 (3.58%) jQuery
16 54 (3.45%) WPF
17 36 (2.30%) HTML5
18 33 (2.11%) JDBC
19 31 (1.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 215 (13.73%) Derivative
2 209 (13.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 173 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
4 159 (10.15%) Fixed Income
5 142 (9.07%) Equities
6 138 (8.81%) Hedge funds
7 91 (5.81%) Credit Risk
8 54 (3.45%) SWIFT
9 46 (2.94%) Reference Data
10 45 (2.87%) Computer Science
11 40 (2.55%) Market Risk
12 33 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 32 (2.04%) Mathematics
14 29 (1.85%) Open Source
15 27 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
16 24 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
17 19 (1.21%) Blackberry
17 19 (1.21%) User Experience
17 19 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 251 (16.03%) Windows
2 139 (8.88%) Linux
3 130 (8.30%) UNIX
4 40 (2.55%) Windows XP
5 27 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 21 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.34%) Solaris
8 18 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.77%) HPUX
10 12 (0.77%) CentOS
11 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.57%) Android
13 5 (0.32%) AIX
13 5 (0.32%) Fedora
14 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (16.22%) Project Management
3 167 (10.66%) Investment Management
4 142 (9.07%) Asset Management
4 142 (9.07%) Business Analysis
5 125 (7.98%) Risk Management
6 121 (7.73%) Scrum
7 117 (7.47%) ITIL
8 108 (6.90%) TDD
9 104 (6.64%) E-Commerce
10 102 (6.51%) MVC
10 102 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 98 (6.26%) OO
12 96 (6.13%) Programme Management
13 90 (5.75%) Mentoring
14 82 (5.24%) Workflow
15 81 (5.17%) PRINCE2
16 65 (4.15%) Data Modelling
17 64 (4.09%) CRM
17 64 (4.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 559 (35.70%) SQL
2 299 (19.09%) Java
3 281 (17.94%) C#
4 172 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 98 (6.26%) T-SQL
6 71 (4.53%) PL/SQL
6 71 (4.53%) C++
7 52 (3.32%) Perl
7 52 (3.32%) VBA
8 48 (3.07%) Python
9 44 (2.81%) PHP
10 41 (2.62%) C
11 37 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 37 (2.36%) Delphi
12 28 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.40%) VB
13 22 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.83%) PHP5
14 13 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 221 (14.11%) Degree
2 37 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 24 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 23 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.40%) ISEB
5 22 (1.40%) CFA
6 19 (1.21%) PMP
7 16 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.96%) MCP
9 12 (0.77%) CIMA
9 12 (0.77%) ACCA
10 11 (0.70%) CCNP
10 11 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.51%) MCITP
13 7 (0.45%) RHCE
14 6 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.37%) QA
2 91 (5.81%) EMIR
3 80 (5.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 44 (2.81%) SLA
5 31 (1.98%) FATCA
6 28 (1.79%) MiFID
7 21 (1.34%) Solvency II
8 19 (1.21%) PCI DSS
9 16 (1.02%) UCITS
10 12 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.77%) Basel III
11 9 (0.57%) COBIT
11 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.45%) AIFMD
12 7 (0.45%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.32%) IAS 39
14 4 (0.26%) Basel II
15 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
16 2 (0.13%) COREP
16 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.02%) vSphere
4 13 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.64%) XenApp
6 9 (0.57%) MDaemon
7 6 (0.38%) Xen
8 4 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.13%) XenServer
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (1.40%) SCCM
2 16 (1.02%) Nagios
3 12 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.77%) Cacti
4 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.32%) Puppet
5 5 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.26%) Control-M
7 3 (0.19%) WSUS
7 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.13%) Foglight
8 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.13%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.064%) YUM
9 1 (0.064%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.064%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.064%) MOM
Vendors
1 236 (15.07%) Oracle
2 231 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 125 (7.98%) Bloomberg
4 72 (4.60%) IBM
5 51 (3.26%) Calypso
6 50 (3.19%) VMware
7 48 (3.07%) Reuters
8 46 (2.94%) Murex
9 39 (2.49%) Cisco
10 37 (2.36%) Charles River
11 36 (2.30%) HP
12 34 (2.17%) Citrix
13 33 (2.11%) Sybase
14 30 (1.92%) thinkFolio
15 29 (1.85%) GoldenSource
15 29 (1.85%) Unisys
16 24 (1.53%) OpenLink
17 21 (1.34%) SimCorp
17 21 (1.34%) JBoss
17 21 (1.34%) Red Hat
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + ACCOMMODATION + SCHOOLING + BONUS
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000.00 per annum + ACCOMMODATION + SCHOOLING + BONUS
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Total Compensation.
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-85k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 3 days ago