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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 151 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 923 813 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.09% 1.69% 1.69%
As % of the General category 3.82% 3.15% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 744 725 621
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
24188 25774 23740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.69% 53.54% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19974 20949 19364
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 £87,500 £86,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +22 218 £55,000 -2.22% 51
Canary Wharf - 7 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 7 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £65,000 -
Bromley - 3 £42,500 -
Enfield - 2 £37,500 -
Teddington - 2 £62,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £62,500 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £70,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Chislehurst - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 975 (54.71%) Finance
2 615 (34.51%) SQL
3 451 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
4 439 (24.64%) Banking
5 380 (21.32%) SQL Server
6 365 (20.48%) Front Office
7 350 (19.64%) C#
8 324 (18.18%) Windows
9 315 (17.68%) Java
10 314 (17.62%) Oracle
10 314 (17.62%) Microsoft
11 288 (16.16%) .NET
12 265 (14.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 257 (14.42%) Retail
13 257 (14.42%) Investment Banking
14 244 (13.69%) Project Management
15 240 (13.47%) Derivative
16 228 (12.79%) Degree
17 210 (11.78%) SDLC
18 209 (11.73%) UNIX
19 203 (11.39%) JavaScript
20 194 (10.89%) HTML
21 184 (10.33%) MS Excel
22 179 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
23 178 (9.99%) Fixed Income
24 173 (9.71%) Asset Management
25 168 (9.43%) QA
26 167 (9.37%) Linux
27 166 (9.32%) XML
28 161 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 104 (5.84%) IIS
2 52 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 44 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 34 (1.91%) WebSphere
6 29 (1.63%) JBoss
7 21 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.01%) Lync
8 18 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.95%) CMS
10 16 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (0.84%) Node.js
12 14 (0.79%) Apache
13 13 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.67%) MQSeries
15 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 184 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.55%) MS Office
3 36 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.01%) MS Project
6 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 56 (3.14%) Markit EDM
2 50 (2.81%) thinkFolio
3 42 (2.36%) SimCorp Dimension
4 24 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (1.23%) SAP ERP
6 21 (1.18%) Advent Geneva
7 15 (0.84%) LatentZero
8 14 (0.79%) ACBS
9 13 (0.73%) Autonomy Scrittura
10 12 (0.67%) Endur
11 11 (0.62%) Findur
12 10 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.56%) TIBCO iProcess
13 9 (0.51%) Summit
13 9 (0.51%) Adaptiv
14 8 (0.45%) MultiFonds
14 8 (0.45%) SAP SD
14 8 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.19%) SaaS
3 32 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.07%) Office 365
5 15 (0.84%) GitHub
6 6 (0.34%) Symantec.cloud
7 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.056%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.96%) SAN
3 32 (1.80%) DNS
4 29 (1.63%) FTP
5 26 (1.46%) VPN
5 26 (1.46%) LAN
6 25 (1.40%) Firewall
7 24 (1.35%) DHCP
8 21 (1.18%) WAN
9 11 (0.62%) Internet
9 11 (0.62%) VLAN
10 10 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.51%) CTI
11 9 (0.51%) MPLS
11 9 (0.51%) WLAN
12 8 (0.45%) SSL
12 8 (0.45%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.39%) Broadband
14 6 (0.34%) OSPF
14 6 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 52 (2.92%) MySQL
4 43 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 35 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (0.84%) SAP HANA
11 15 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (0.84%) SQLite
11 15 (0.84%) DB2
12 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.73%) MS Access
14 12 (0.67%) Sybase IQ
15 10 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 70 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 65 (3.65%) Maven
4 62 (3.48%) FitNesse
5 55 (3.09%) Selenium
5 55 (3.09%) SpecFlow
6 54 (3.03%) JUnit
7 51 (2.86%) Subversion
8 46 (2.58%) NUnit
9 36 (2.02%) JIRA
9 36 (2.02%) Git (software)
9 36 (2.02%) Mockito
10 35 (1.96%) Jenkins
11 30 (1.68%) WebDriver
11 30 (1.68%) jMock
12 26 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.29%) Ant
14 20 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 19 (1.07%) Hudson
16 15 (0.84%) QUnit
General
1 975 (54.71%) Finance
2 439 (24.64%) Banking
3 365 (20.48%) Front Office
4 257 (14.42%) Retail
4 257 (14.42%) Investment Banking
5 120 (6.73%) Financial Institution
6 105 (5.89%) Retail Banking
7 55 (3.09%) Legal
8 49 (2.75%) Marketing
9 43 (2.41%) Wholesale Banking
10 32 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.80%) Games
11 30 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
12 27 (1.52%) Publishing
13 21 (1.18%) French Language
14 19 (1.07%) Law
15 18 (1.01%) Telecoms
16 14 (0.79%) Advertising
17 11 (0.62%) Billing
18 8 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 556 (31.20%) Analyst
2 471 (26.43%) Developer
3 268 (15.04%) Business Analyst
4 180 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 168 (9.43%) Consultant
6 164 (9.20%) Applications Support
7 117 (6.57%) Java Developer
8 115 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 109 (6.12%) C# Developer
10 108 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
11 75 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 70 (3.93%) Architect
13 69 (3.87%) .NET Developer
14 61 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
15 50 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
16 47 (2.64%) IT Consultant
17 44 (2.47%) Banking Business Analyst
18 37 (2.08%) Mobile Developer
19 35 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
20 34 (1.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (16.16%) .NET
2 194 (10.89%) HTML
3 166 (9.32%) XML
4 143 (8.02%) Web Services
5 141 (7.91%) ASP.NET
6 131 (7.35%) CSS
7 108 (6.06%) J2EE
8 92 (5.16%) Spring
9 83 (4.66%) HTML5
10 76 (4.26%) WPF
11 74 (4.15%) jQuery
12 69 (3.87%) WCF
13 66 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (3.31%) JSP
15 58 (3.25%) Hibernate
15 58 (3.25%) .NET Framework
15 58 (3.25%) AngularJS
16 57 (3.20%) MSMQ
17 53 (2.97%) Ajax
18 52 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 265 (14.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 240 (13.47%) Derivative
3 179 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
4 178 (9.99%) Fixed Income
5 152 (8.53%) Equities
6 106 (5.95%) Mobile App
7 104 (5.84%) Hedge funds
8 98 (5.50%) Credit Risk
9 80 (4.49%) Computer Science
10 79 (4.43%) Mathematics
11 70 (3.93%) Management Information System
12 65 (3.65%) Blog
13 52 (2.92%) Data Centre
14 49 (2.75%) Equity Derivative
15 41 (2.30%) SWIFT
16 40 (2.24%) User Experience
17 39 (2.19%) Credit Derivative
18 34 (1.91%) Blackberry
18 34 (1.91%) Client/Server
18 34 (1.91%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 324 (18.18%) Windows
2 209 (11.73%) UNIX
3 167 (9.37%) Linux
4 73 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.20%) Android
6 56 (3.14%) Windows 7
7 48 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.35%) Solaris
10 17 (0.95%) AIX
11 14 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.45%) CentOS
14 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Fedora
16 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (13.69%) Project Management
3 210 (11.78%) SDLC
4 173 (9.71%) Asset Management
5 161 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 158 (8.87%) E-Commerce
7 151 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 133 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 131 (7.35%) Scrum
10 130 (7.30%) Risk Management
11 126 (7.07%) ITIL
12 125 (7.01%) Investment Management
13 119 (6.68%) TDD
14 111 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 110 (6.17%) CRM
16 109 (6.12%) OO
17 108 (6.06%) Workflow
18 105 (5.89%) MVC
19 102 (5.72%) Data Management
19 102 (5.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 615 (34.51%) SQL
2 350 (19.64%) C#
3 315 (17.68%) Java
4 203 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 95 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 83 (4.66%) PL/SQL
7 70 (3.93%) C++
7 70 (3.93%) Perl
8 64 (3.59%) Python
9 54 (3.03%) VBA
10 48 (2.69%) Shell Script
11 36 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 28 (1.57%) PHP
14 23 (1.29%) C
14 23 (1.29%) VB
15 18 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.79%) Scala
17 13 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 228 (12.79%) Degree
2 95 (5.33%) PMI Certification
3 88 (4.94%) PMP
4 39 (2.19%) ACCA
4 39 (2.19%) CIMA
5 36 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (1.57%) ISEB
7 19 (1.07%) MCSE
7 19 (1.07%) SAP Certification
8 15 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.51%) VCP5
13 8 (0.45%) MCITP
14 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.39%) CCNA
14 7 (0.39%) MCP
15 5 (0.28%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (9.43%) QA
2 71 (3.98%) EMIR
3 49 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 48 (2.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 40 (2.24%) MiFID
6 39 (2.19%) COBIT
7 35 (1.96%) Solvency II
8 26 (1.46%) CRD IV
9 24 (1.35%) SLA
10 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.34%) COREP
11 6 (0.34%) FINREP
11 6 (0.34%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.17%) FATCA
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
System Software
1 98 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.40%) vSphere
5 18 (1.01%) XenApp
6 11 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.056%) XenServer
10 1 (0.056%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.056%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (1.46%) SCOM
2 23 (1.29%) SCCM
3 13 (0.73%) Control-M
4 11 (0.62%) WSUS
5 7 (0.39%) MOM
6 6 (0.34%) ARCserve
6 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
8 4 (0.22%) Nagios
8 4 (0.22%) Casper Suite
8 4 (0.22%) vMotion
9 3 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.17%) Cacti
9 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 314 (17.62%) Oracle
1 314 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.33%) Bloomberg
3 87 (4.88%) VMware
4 68 (3.82%) SunGard
5 63 (3.54%) Sybase
6 54 (3.03%) Murex
7 53 (2.97%) SimCorp
8 51 (2.86%) SAP
9 48 (2.69%) Citrix
10 43 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (2.41%) Charles River
11 42 (2.36%) Google
11 42 (2.36%) Wall Street Systems
12 31 (1.74%) IBM
12 31 (1.74%) Calypso
13 30 (1.68%) Cisco
13 30 (1.68%) Reuters
14 24 (1.35%) Pega
15 22 (1.23%) Linedata
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Excellent earning potential
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus (25%) Pension Health Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Benefits Package & Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago