The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 179 180 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -60
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 817 729 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.65% 2.25%
As % of the General category 3.14% 3.12% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 739 613 1013
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26001 23397 28525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.88% 52.96% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21245 19233 24750
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +5 237 £55,000 -6.77% 39
Docklands, London +5 9 - -
Ealing - 3 £60,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £46,500 -
Orpington - 1 £23,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 902 (53.28%) Finance
2 554 (32.72%) Banking
3 543 (32.07%) SQL
4 374 (22.09%) Front Office
5 311 (18.37%) Project Management
6 310 (18.31%) Investment Banking
7 296 (17.48%) C#
8 294 (17.37%) SQL Server
9 293 (17.31%) Windows
10 268 (15.83%) .NET
11 260 (15.36%) Java
12 258 (15.24%) Oracle
13 251 (14.83%) Microsoft
14 244 (14.41%) Retail
15 230 (13.59%) Derivative
15 230 (13.59%) Degree
16 229 (13.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 182 (10.75%) Business Analysis
18 179 (10.57%) HTML
18 179 (10.57%) Equities
19 178 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
20 174 (10.28%) XML
21 168 (9.92%) Fixed Income
22 163 (9.63%) Hedge funds
23 158 (9.33%) JavaScript
24 157 (9.27%) Scrum
25 153 (9.04%) QA
26 149 (8.80%) Programme Management
27 148 (8.74%) Risk Management
28 147 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 72 (4.25%) IIS
2 55 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 54 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.72%) MS Exchange
6 41 (2.42%) Apache
7 33 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.59%) Lync
12 9 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.41%) CMS
13 7 (0.41%) MTS
13 7 (0.41%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 137 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.31%) MS Office
3 26 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.36%) MS Project
5 14 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.059%) SPSS
9 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (1.59%) LatentZero
2 23 (1.36%) Summit
2 23 (1.36%) Endur
2 23 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 21 (1.24%) Kondor+
4 11 (0.65%) Magento
4 11 (0.65%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 11 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.41%) Eikon
7 7 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 7 (0.41%) Aligne
7 7 (0.41%) RMDS
8 6 (0.35%) ZaiNet
8 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.35%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 5 (0.30%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.65%) PaaS
4 10 (0.59%) SaaS
5 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 39 (2.30%) SAN
3 33 (1.95%) Internet
4 26 (1.54%) FTP
5 25 (1.48%) DNS
5 25 (1.48%) DHCP
6 19 (1.12%) HTTP
6 19 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (1.00%) LAN
8 15 (0.89%) WAN
9 14 (0.83%) Firewall
10 12 (0.71%) VoIP
10 12 (0.71%) NAS
11 8 (0.47%) BGP
12 7 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.41%) VPN
13 6 (0.35%) SNMP
13 6 (0.35%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.35%) Intranet
14 5 (0.30%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 93 (5.49%) MySQL
4 71 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (2.54%) DB2
6 43 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 38 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 30 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 14 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (0.53%) RavenDB
13 9 (0.53%) Big Data
14 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.47%) MarkLogic
14 8 (0.47%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 39 (2.30%) Selenium
2 38 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 36 (2.13%) Subversion
4 34 (2.01%) Maven
4 34 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (1.77%) JUnit
5 30 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.54%) JIRA
7 23 (1.36%) NUnit
8 20 (1.18%) Mockito
9 18 (1.06%) jMock
10 17 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (1.00%) FitNesse
11 16 (0.95%) LoadRunner
11 16 (0.95%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.95%) NeoLoad
12 10 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.53%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.53%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.47%) VisualVM
General
1 902 (53.28%) Finance
2 554 (32.72%) Banking
3 374 (22.09%) Front Office
4 310 (18.31%) Investment Banking
5 244 (14.41%) Retail
6 108 (6.38%) Retail Banking
7 80 (4.73%) Marketing
8 53 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 37 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 36 (2.13%) General Ledger
11 29 (1.71%) Music Industry
11 29 (1.71%) Games
12 28 (1.65%) Law
13 27 (1.59%) French Language
14 22 (1.30%) German Language
15 21 (1.24%) Legal
16 18 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
17 16 (0.95%) Billing
18 15 (0.89%) Publishing
18 15 (0.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (31.96%) Analyst
2 438 (25.87%) Developer
3 377 (22.27%) Business Analyst
4 178 (10.51%) Project Manager
5 122 (7.21%) Consultant
6 119 (7.03%) Applications Support
7 113 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 110 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 102 (6.02%) C# Developer
10 95 (5.61%) Architect
11 83 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 69 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
13 57 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
14 42 (2.48%) .NET Developer
14 42 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (2.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 40 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
16 37 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
17 35 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
17 35 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (15.83%) .NET
2 179 (10.57%) HTML
3 174 (10.28%) XML
4 117 (6.91%) ASP.NET
5 116 (6.85%) Web Services
6 107 (6.32%) CSS
7 105 (6.20%) Spring
8 91 (5.38%) J2EE
9 71 (4.19%) Hibernate
10 69 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (3.90%) Ajax
12 61 (3.60%) SOAP
13 60 (3.54%) WCF
14 59 (3.48%) jQuery
15 55 (3.25%) JSP
16 50 (2.95%) Servlets
17 49 (2.89%) WPF
18 41 (2.42%) JDBC
19 36 (2.13%) MSMQ
20 35 (2.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 230 (13.59%) Derivative
2 229 (13.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 179 (10.57%) Equities
4 168 (9.92%) Fixed Income
5 163 (9.63%) Hedge funds
6 113 (6.67%) Credit Risk
7 75 (4.43%) SWIFT
8 65 (3.84%) Reference Data
9 63 (3.72%) Computer Science
10 56 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
11 52 (3.07%) Market Risk
12 44 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
13 39 (2.30%) Management Information System
14 37 (2.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 36 (2.13%) Open Source
16 22 (1.30%) Client/Server
17 19 (1.12%) N-Tier
17 19 (1.12%) Blog
18 18 (1.06%) Blackberry
19 17 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 293 (17.31%) Windows
2 142 (8.39%) Linux
3 126 (7.44%) UNIX
4 45 (2.66%) Windows 7
5 37 (2.19%) Windows XP
6 31 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 23 (1.36%) Android
10 19 (1.12%) Solaris
11 15 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.53%) HPUX
15 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.41%) AIX
17 4 (0.24%) Fedora
18 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
20 1 (0.059%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (18.37%) Project Management
2 182 (10.75%) Business Analysis
3 178 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (9.27%) Scrum
5 149 (8.80%) Programme Management
6 148 (8.74%) Risk Management
7 147 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 142 (8.39%) Asset Management
9 135 (7.97%) Investment Management
10 126 (7.44%) ITIL
11 121 (7.15%) E-Commerce
12 119 (7.03%) PRINCE2
13 104 (6.14%) TDD
14 99 (5.85%) OO
15 95 (5.61%) MVC
16 84 (4.96%) Data Modelling
17 80 (4.73%) Workflow
18 75 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
19 66 (3.90%) CRM
20 59 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 543 (32.07%) SQL
2 296 (17.48%) C#
3 260 (15.36%) Java
4 158 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 99 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 77 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 59 (3.48%) C++
8 52 (3.07%) VBA
9 48 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 46 (2.72%) Python
11 44 (2.60%) Perl
11 44 (2.60%) PHP
12 30 (1.77%) C
12 30 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 25 (1.48%) Delphi
14 24 (1.42%) PHP5
15 20 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.06%) VB
17 13 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 230 (13.59%) Degree
2 62 (3.66%) PMI Certification
3 46 (2.72%) PMP
4 36 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 34 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.36%) ISEB
8 20 (1.18%) CFA
9 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.00%) ACCA
9 17 (1.00%) CIMA
10 13 (0.77%) MCP
11 11 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.35%) CBAP
13 5 (0.30%) MCITP
13 5 (0.30%) MCSE
14 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.18%) MCSA
15 3 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (9.04%) QA
2 77 (4.55%) EMIR
3 64 (3.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (2.48%) Solvency II
4 42 (2.48%) SLA
5 36 (2.13%) MiFID
6 31 (1.83%) FATCA
7 24 (1.42%) PCI DSS
8 21 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.83%) CRD IV
10 13 (0.77%) COBIT
10 13 (0.77%) UCITS
11 12 (0.71%) Basel III
12 10 (0.59%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.30%) IAS 39
14 4 (0.24%) Basel II
15 2 (0.12%) COREP
16 1 (0.059%) FINREP
16 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
System Software
1 92 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.06%) XenApp
4 12 (0.71%) XenServer
4 12 (0.71%) XenDesktop
4 12 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.35%) Xen
6 5 (0.30%) MDaemon
7 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.12%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.059%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.059%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (2.30%) SCCM
2 12 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.35%) WSUS
4 6 (0.35%) Control-M
5 5 (0.30%) Nagios
5 5 (0.30%) Puppet
6 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
9 1 (0.059%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.059%) MOM
9 1 (0.059%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.059%) Foglight
9 1 (0.059%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.059%) SCOM
9 1 (0.059%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 258 (15.24%) Oracle
2 251 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 107 (6.32%) Bloomberg
4 65 (3.84%) IBM
5 55 (3.25%) HP
6 54 (3.19%) Calypso
7 50 (2.95%) Sybase
7 50 (2.95%) Reuters
8 42 (2.48%) Murex
9 41 (2.42%) VMware
10 35 (2.07%) SunGard
11 34 (2.01%) Charles River
12 33 (1.95%) Cisco
13 32 (1.89%) Fidessa
14 31 (1.83%) GoldenSource
14 31 (1.83%) Pega
15 30 (1.77%) thinkFolio
15 30 (1.77%) Citrix
16 28 (1.65%) SAP
17 27 (1.59%) OpenLink
London
Catalyst
Salary: From £19,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £120000 to £150000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45-60k plus Bonus, Final Salary Pension and other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago