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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 199 171 148
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 645 767 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.76% 1.90%
As % of the General category 2.88% 3.26% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 522 603 728
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
22403 23547 23671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.11% 54.11% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18602 18787 19795
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 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -17 160 £60,000 -7.69% 57
Croydon +21 14 £30,000 -43.92%
Ilford - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +9 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 £50,000 -
Southwark - 1 £26,000 -
Brentford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 621 (47.15%) Finance
2 369 (28.02%) SQL
3 347 (26.35%) Banking
4 286 (21.72%) Front Office
5 283 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
6 263 (19.97%) Windows
7 241 (18.30%) C#
8 220 (16.70%) Microsoft
8 220 (16.70%) Investment Banking
9 212 (16.10%) SQL Server
10 203 (15.41%) Java
11 187 (14.20%) .NET
12 182 (13.82%) Derivative
13 177 (13.44%) Oracle
14 174 (13.21%) HTML
15 169 (12.83%) ITIL
16 166 (12.60%) Degree
17 159 (12.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 157 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
19 149 (11.31%) Project Management
20 147 (11.16%) E-Commerce
21 144 (10.93%) Retail
22 133 (10.10%) JavaScript
23 128 (9.72%) QA
24 120 (9.11%) Asset Management
25 117 (8.88%) Linux
26 116 (8.81%) MS Excel
27 113 (8.58%) UNIX
28 112 (8.50%) BDD
29 109 (8.28%) Hedge funds

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 79 (6.00%) IIS
2 78 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 71 (5.39%) MS Exchange
4 40 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.51%) Lync
5 33 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 30 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (1.90%) CMS
9 24 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (1.21%) JBoss
11 16 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (1.21%) Apache
12 14 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
14 11 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.46%) WordPress
16 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 116 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 62 (4.71%) MS Office
3 32 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.91%) MS Project
6 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (2.35%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 29 (2.20%) thinkFolio
3 21 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.06%) Summit
5 13 (0.99%) SimCorp Dimension
6 12 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.84%) TIBCO iProcess
8 9 (0.68%) Kondor+
9 8 (0.61%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.61%) Eikon
10 5 (0.38%) PORTIA
10 5 (0.38%) AWD
10 5 (0.38%) Advent Geneva
10 5 (0.38%) Eagle STAR
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (0.38%) MultiFonds
11 4 (0.30%) Global One
11 4 (0.30%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (1.67%) Office 365
2 19 (1.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.54%) Firewall
2 49 (3.72%) Internet
2 49 (3.72%) WAN
2 49 (3.72%) VPN
3 35 (2.66%) DNS
3 35 (2.66%) SAN
4 28 (2.13%) MPLS
4 28 (2.13%) DHCP
5 27 (2.05%) LAN
6 24 (1.82%) VoIP
7 20 (1.52%) VLAN
8 19 (1.44%) FTP
9 15 (1.14%) IPsec
9 15 (1.14%) OSPF
9 15 (1.14%) BGP
9 15 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (1.06%) Wireless
11 13 (0.99%) DMVPN
11 13 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.34%) MySQL
3 40 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 36 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.82%) DB2
9 22 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.76%) KDB
16 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
18 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
19 6 (0.46%) Big Data
20 5 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (3.95%) NUnit
2 49 (3.72%) SpecFlow
3 36 (2.73%) FitNesse
4 35 (2.66%) Subversion
4 35 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 30 (2.28%) Maven
6 27 (2.05%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.75%) JUnit
8 20 (1.52%) Selenium
9 19 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 19 (1.44%) Git (software)
10 18 (1.37%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.29%) JIRA
11 17 (1.29%) MSBuild
11 17 (1.29%) Calabash
11 17 (1.29%) Appium
12 14 (1.06%) Mockito
13 13 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 621 (47.15%) Finance
2 347 (26.35%) Banking
3 286 (21.72%) Front Office
4 220 (16.70%) Investment Banking
5 144 (10.93%) Retail
6 62 (4.71%) Marketing
7 54 (4.10%) Legal
8 51 (3.87%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.96%) Retail Banking
10 31 (2.35%) Advertising
11 22 (1.67%) Law
12 18 (1.37%) Billing
13 17 (1.29%) Games
14 14 (1.06%) Publishing
14 14 (1.06%) Music Industry
14 14 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
15 13 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
15 13 (0.99%) French Language
16 11 (0.84%) Telecoms
17 9 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 401 (30.45%) Developer
2 333 (25.28%) Analyst
3 160 (12.15%) Business Analyst
4 125 (9.49%) Support Analyst
5 97 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 85 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 81 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 79 (6.00%) Consultant
9 72 (5.47%) Architect
10 67 (5.09%) Project Manager
11 61 (4.63%) .NET Developer
12 58 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
13 54 (4.10%) Senior Developer
14 46 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
16 34 (2.58%) Junior
17 32 (2.43%) ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (2.43%) Mobile Developer
18 30 (2.28%) Team Leader
18 30 (2.28%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (14.20%) .NET
2 174 (13.21%) HTML
3 99 (7.52%) CSS
4 90 (6.83%) J2EE
5 86 (6.53%) XML
6 84 (6.38%) Web Services
7 80 (6.07%) ASP.NET
8 71 (5.39%) Spring
9 55 (4.18%) FIX Protocol
10 53 (4.02%) Ajax
11 51 (3.87%) jQuery
11 51 (3.87%) Hibernate
12 49 (3.72%) WPF
13 47 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (3.57%) HTML5
14 38 (2.89%) MSMQ
14 38 (2.89%) JSP
15 36 (2.73%) .NET Framework
15 36 (2.73%) WCF
16 30 (2.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.82%) Derivative
2 159 (12.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 157 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (8.28%) Hedge funds
5 104 (7.90%) Equities
6 101 (7.67%) Fixed Income
7 68 (5.16%) Open Source
8 67 (5.09%) Computer Science
9 64 (4.86%) Mobile App
10 55 (4.18%) Credit Risk
11 50 (3.80%) SWIFT
12 47 (3.57%) Blog
12 47 (3.57%) Management Information System
13 40 (3.04%) Equity Derivative
13 40 (3.04%) Mathematics
14 28 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (2.05%) Credit Derivative
16 26 (1.97%) Clustering
17 24 (1.82%) Data Structures
18 20 (1.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 263 (19.97%) Windows
2 117 (8.88%) Linux
3 113 (8.58%) UNIX
4 74 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (4.25%) Windows 7
6 48 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.90%) CentOS
10 17 (1.29%) Android
11 14 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.91%) Solaris
12 12 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (12.83%) ITIL
3 149 (11.31%) Project Management
4 147 (11.16%) E-Commerce
5 120 (9.11%) Asset Management
6 112 (8.50%) BDD
7 108 (8.20%) Business Analysis
8 104 (7.90%) Scrum
9 101 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (7.52%) Risk Management
11 98 (7.44%) Investment Management
12 94 (7.14%) MVC
12 94 (7.14%) TDD
13 92 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 80 (6.07%) OO
15 75 (5.69%) Workflow
16 74 (5.62%) PRINCE2
17 68 (5.16%) Service Delivery
18 67 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 61 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 369 (28.02%) SQL
2 241 (18.30%) C#
3 203 (15.41%) Java
4 133 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 71 (5.39%) VBA
6 63 (4.78%) Perl
7 53 (4.02%) C++
8 52 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 45 (3.42%) PHP
10 43 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.81%) Python
11 37 (2.81%) C
12 31 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.05%) Delphi
13 27 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.75%) VB
16 17 (1.29%) VBScript
17 13 (0.99%) R
18 10 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 166 (12.60%) Degree
2 37 (2.81%) PMI Certification
3 31 (2.35%) PMP
4 29 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.05%) ACCA
6 25 (1.90%) CIMA
6 25 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.90%) MCSE
7 17 (1.29%) MCSA
7 17 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (1.21%) VCP4
9 14 (1.06%) CCNP
10 13 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.91%) RHCE
12 8 (0.61%) MCITP
13 7 (0.53%) MCP
13 7 (0.53%) PhD
14 4 (0.30%) CCNA
14 4 (0.30%) CISSP
15 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (9.72%) QA
2 26 (1.97%) SLA
3 25 (1.90%) COBIT
4 24 (1.82%) EMIR
5 20 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (1.06%) CRD IV
8 13 (0.99%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.76%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.61%) MiFID
11 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.30%) FATCA
12 4 (0.30%) COREP
12 4 (0.30%) FINREP
12 4 (0.30%) Basel III
13 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.076%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.076%) UCITS
System Software
1 100 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (4.10%) vSphere
4 23 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (1.75%) XenApp
5 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.38%) XenServer
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.076%) Postfix
10 1 (0.076%) Corosync
10 1 (0.076%) GPFS
10 1 (0.076%) Squid
10 1 (0.076%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.076%) Firmware
10 1 (0.076%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.076%) Samba
10 1 (0.076%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (1.44%) Nagios
2 14 (1.06%) SCCM
2 14 (1.06%) Cacti
3 11 (0.84%) WSUS
3 11 (0.84%) ZABBIX
4 8 (0.61%) ARCserve
5 7 (0.53%) Control-M
6 6 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.46%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.30%) SCOM
8 4 (0.30%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.23%) OpenView
10 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 220 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 177 (13.44%) Oracle
3 98 (7.44%) VMware
4 78 (5.92%) Citrix
5 71 (5.39%) Bloomberg
6 56 (4.25%) Cisco
7 49 (3.72%) Google
8 41 (3.11%) SunGard
9 38 (2.89%) IBM
10 30 (2.28%) Dell
11 29 (2.20%) Reuters
12 27 (2.05%) Sybase
13 25 (1.90%) SAP
13 25 (1.90%) Wall Street Systems
14 24 (1.82%) F5
14 24 (1.82%) HP
14 24 (1.82%) EMC
15 21 (1.59%) FactSet
16 19 (1.44%) Fidessa
16 19 (1.44%) SimCorp
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + stock equity
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
CRL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000 per annum + package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 2 days ago