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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 198 185 140
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -45
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 629 730 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.73% 2.03%
As % of the General category 2.82% 3.24% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 532 571 787
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
22289 22516 23504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.72% 53.29% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18704 18046 19799
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 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +24 177 £60,000 -4.00% 59
Croydon - 15 £30,000 -
Paddington - 3 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Southwark - 1 £26,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 609 (47.28%) Finance
2 370 (28.73%) SQL
3 351 (27.25%) Banking
4 283 (21.97%) Front Office
5 268 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (18.48%) C#
7 236 (18.32%) Windows
8 219 (17.00%) SQL Server
9 217 (16.85%) Java
10 212 (16.46%) Investment Banking
11 203 (15.76%) Microsoft
12 190 (14.75%) .NET
13 184 (14.29%) Derivative
14 175 (13.59%) HTML
14 175 (13.59%) Oracle
15 157 (12.19%) Project Management
15 157 (12.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 157 (12.19%) ITIL
16 152 (11.80%) Degree
17 147 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
18 138 (10.71%) JavaScript
19 135 (10.48%) E-Commerce
20 126 (9.78%) Retail
21 123 (9.55%) Asset Management
22 119 (9.24%) QA
23 115 (8.93%) MS Excel
24 114 (8.85%) Linux
25 111 (8.62%) UNIX
25 111 (8.62%) Hedge funds
26 105 (8.15%) BDD

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.13%) IIS
2 73 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.58%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.25%) Lync
7 26 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 26 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (1.79%) CMS
10 21 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.32%) JBoss
12 16 (1.24%) Apache
13 14 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
14 12 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.85%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.47%) WordPress
16 6 (0.47%) FileNet
16 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 115 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.11%) MS Office
3 26 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.78%) MS Project
5 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 17 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.24%) Summit
4 14 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
5 13 (1.01%) TIBCO iProcess
6 11 (0.85%) SimCorp Dimension
7 9 (0.70%) Kondor+
8 8 (0.62%) Eikon
9 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.47%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.31%) AWD
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.31%) Global One
12 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.23%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 3 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 3 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
13 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.16%) assyst
13 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.24%) SaaS
3 13 (1.01%) Office 365
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.078%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.20%) Firewall
2 46 (3.57%) WAN
3 45 (3.49%) Internet
4 43 (3.34%) VPN
5 30 (2.33%) DNS
6 28 (2.17%) SAN
7 26 (2.02%) MPLS
7 26 (2.02%) DHCP
8 25 (1.94%) VoIP
9 24 (1.86%) LAN
10 19 (1.48%) VLAN
11 16 (1.24%) IPsec
12 15 (1.16%) BGP
12 15 (1.16%) OSPF
12 15 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.09%) Wireless
13 14 (1.09%) FTP
14 13 (1.01%) SSL
14 13 (1.01%) EIGRP
14 13 (1.01%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.42%) MySQL
3 41 (3.18%) Oracle Database
4 36 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.02%) DB2
7 25 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 25 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.78%) KDB
13 10 (0.78%) DB2 UDB
14 7 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.47%) Big Data
16 5 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (3.65%) NUnit
2 46 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 40 (3.11%) Subversion
4 35 (2.72%) Visual Studio
5 33 (2.56%) FitNesse
6 27 (2.10%) Selenium
6 27 (2.10%) Maven
7 26 (2.02%) JUnit
8 24 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 23 (1.79%) Git (software)
10 19 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.40%) Mockito
11 18 (1.40%) Eclipse
12 17 (1.32%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.24%) jMock
14 15 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 15 (1.16%) Appium
14 15 (1.16%) Calabash
15 13 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 609 (47.28%) Finance
2 351 (27.25%) Banking
3 283 (21.97%) Front Office
4 212 (16.46%) Investment Banking
5 126 (9.78%) Retail
6 53 (4.11%) Marketing
7 47 (3.65%) Legal
8 40 (3.11%) Financial Institution
9 33 (2.56%) Retail Banking
10 31 (2.41%) Advertising
11 22 (1.71%) Law
12 17 (1.32%) Games
12 17 (1.32%) Billing
13 14 (1.09%) French Language
13 14 (1.09%) Music Industry
13 14 (1.09%) Wholesale Banking
14 10 (0.78%) Publishing
15 9 (0.70%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 403 (31.29%) Developer
2 330 (25.62%) Analyst
3 162 (12.58%) Business Analyst
4 115 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 88 (6.83%) C# Developer
6 81 (6.29%) Applications Support
7 79 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 75 (5.82%) Consultant
9 73 (5.67%) Architect
10 70 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 66 (5.12%) Project Manager
12 53 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
13 52 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 47 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
17 38 (2.95%) Junior
18 33 (2.56%) Delphi Developer
19 31 (2.41%) Banking Business Analyst
19 31 (2.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (14.75%) .NET
2 175 (13.59%) HTML
3 95 (7.38%) CSS
4 93 (7.22%) J2EE
5 84 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 82 (6.37%) XML
7 77 (5.98%) Web Services
8 74 (5.75%) Spring
9 57 (4.43%) Hibernate
10 53 (4.11%) jQuery
11 50 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
12 48 (3.73%) Ajax
13 47 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (3.49%) HTML5
15 44 (3.42%) WPF
16 42 (3.26%) .NET Framework
17 36 (2.80%) MSMQ
18 35 (2.72%) JSP
19 33 (2.56%) Spring MVC
19 33 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 184 (14.29%) Derivative
2 157 (12.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 147 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (8.62%) Hedge funds
5 105 (8.15%) Fixed Income
6 100 (7.76%) Equities
7 60 (4.66%) Computer Science
8 59 (4.58%) Open Source
9 55 (4.27%) Mobile App
10 53 (4.11%) Credit Risk
11 52 (4.04%) SWIFT
12 44 (3.42%) Management Information System
13 41 (3.18%) Blog
14 38 (2.95%) Equity Derivative
15 35 (2.72%) Mathematics
16 32 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
17 26 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
18 24 (1.86%) Data Structures
19 23 (1.79%) Clustering
20 19 (1.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 236 (18.32%) Windows
2 114 (8.85%) Linux
3 111 (8.62%) UNIX
4 67 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 46 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.71%) CentOS
10 12 (0.93%) Android
10 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.85%) Solaris
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (12.19%) Project Management
2 157 (12.19%) ITIL
3 135 (10.48%) E-Commerce
4 123 (9.55%) Asset Management
5 105 (8.15%) BDD
5 105 (8.15%) Business Analysis
6 102 (7.92%) Scrum
6 102 (7.92%) MVC
7 97 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (7.38%) TDD
9 93 (7.22%) Investment Management
10 92 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 91 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 81 (6.29%) OO
13 77 (5.98%) Workflow
14 68 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (5.20%) PRINCE2
16 59 (4.58%) Service Delivery
17 58 (4.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (28.73%) SQL
2 238 (18.48%) C#
3 217 (16.85%) Java
4 138 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 71 (5.51%) VBA
6 59 (4.58%) Perl
7 56 (4.35%) C++
8 43 (3.34%) PowerShell
9 42 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 41 (3.18%) PHP
11 33 (2.56%) Delphi
11 33 (2.56%) C
11 33 (2.56%) Python
12 29 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.79%) VB
14 23 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.09%) VBScript
16 13 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 152 (11.80%) Degree
2 26 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 20 (1.55%) PMP
5 19 (1.48%) ACCA
6 18 (1.40%) MCSE
7 17 (1.32%) CIMA
7 17 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.16%) MCSA
9 14 (1.09%) CCNP
10 13 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.93%) RHCE
12 9 (0.70%) MCITP
13 8 (0.62%) MCP
14 7 (0.54%) PhD
15 5 (0.39%) ISEB
15 5 (0.39%) Security Cleared
16 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (9.24%) QA
2 25 (1.94%) EMIR
3 23 (1.79%) SLA
3 23 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (1.32%) COBIT
5 13 (1.01%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.78%) CRD IV
8 8 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.54%) MiFID
10 5 (0.39%) FATCA
10 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.31%) Basel III
12 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.078%) UCITS
13 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 90 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.73%) vSphere
4 22 (1.71%) XenApp
5 21 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.39%) XenServer
8 3 (0.23%) MDaemon
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.078%) GPFS
10 1 (0.078%) Corosync
10 1 (0.078%) NFS
10 1 (0.078%) Firmware
10 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.078%) Samba
10 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.078%) Postfix
10 1 (0.078%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (1.40%) Nagios
2 14 (1.09%) Cacti
3 10 (0.78%) SCCM
3 10 (0.78%) WSUS
4 9 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.62%) Control-M
6 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.47%) ARCserve
8 5 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.39%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.31%) SCOM
9 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.23%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.23%) OpenView
11 2 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 203 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 175 (13.59%) Oracle
3 85 (6.60%) VMware
4 73 (5.67%) Bloomberg
5 72 (5.59%) Citrix
6 54 (4.19%) Cisco
7 41 (3.18%) Google
8 40 (3.11%) IBM
9 31 (2.41%) thinkFolio
9 31 (2.41%) Reuters
10 27 (2.10%) Calypso
10 27 (2.10%) Dell
11 26 (2.02%) Sybase
12 25 (1.94%) SunGard
13 24 (1.86%) F5
14 23 (1.79%) SAP
15 20 (1.55%) Charles River
15 20 (1.55%) EMC
16 19 (1.48%) TIBCO
16 19 (1.48%) HP
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus + on call + 20% non-cont
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 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
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + COMMISSION
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago