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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 196 156 136
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 668 842 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.87% 2.21%
As % of the General category 2.76% 3.44% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 580 647 908
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 £37,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
24216 24463 27186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.60% 54.33% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19516 20114 23203
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -41 165 £60,000 - 43
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £46,500 -
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 795 (52.27%) Finance
2 549 (36.09%) SQL
3 434 (28.53%) Banking
4 313 (20.58%) Front Office
5 293 (19.26%) Java
6 277 (18.21%) C#
6 277 (18.21%) SQL Server
7 275 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
8 257 (16.90%) Project Management
9 249 (16.37%) Windows
10 247 (16.24%) Investment Banking
11 232 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 227 (14.92%) Oracle
13 215 (14.14%) Derivative
14 213 (14.00%) .NET
15 205 (13.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 205 (13.48%) Degree
16 200 (13.15%) HTML
17 170 (11.18%) XML
18 167 (10.98%) JavaScript
19 166 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
20 164 (10.78%) Investment Management
21 155 (10.19%) Fixed Income
22 142 (9.34%) Asset Management
23 141 (9.27%) Business Analysis
24 134 (8.81%) Equities
25 132 (8.68%) Retail
25 132 (8.68%) Hedge funds
26 128 (8.42%) UNIX
26 128 (8.42%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 68 (4.47%) IIS
2 57 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 47 (3.09%) MS Exchange
5 41 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (1.78%) Apache
8 19 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (0.79%) Lync
11 12 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.53%) CMS
12 8 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.33%) SAS
14 5 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 116 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.81%) MS Office
3 18 (1.18%) MS Project
3 18 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.066%) SPSS
8 1 (0.066%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (1.64%) Summit
1 25 (1.64%) Kondor+
2 18 (1.18%) Endur
3 17 (1.12%) Markit EDM
4 16 (1.05%) LatentZero
5 12 (0.79%) Magento
6 11 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
7 10 (0.66%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 9 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.46%) IntelliMatch
9 7 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (0.33%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (0.33%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.33%) Misys Midas
10 5 (0.33%) Misys Opics
10 5 (0.33%) Finacle
10 5 (0.33%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.53%) SaaS
4 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.39%) PaaS
5 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.13%) Office 365
6 2 (0.13%) Trello
6 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.63%) SAN
2 34 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.04%) WAN
4 28 (1.84%) Internet
5 25 (1.64%) Firewall
6 24 (1.58%) VPN
7 20 (1.31%) LAN
8 18 (1.18%) DNS
9 17 (1.12%) DHCP
10 16 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (0.99%) MPLS
12 14 (0.92%) IPsec
12 14 (0.92%) VoIP
13 13 (0.85%) HTTP
13 13 (0.85%) BGP
13 13 (0.85%) Wireless
13 13 (0.85%) VLAN
14 12 (0.79%) DMVPN
14 12 (0.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 70 (4.60%) MySQL
4 69 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (3.35%) DB2
6 39 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.79%) Big Data
14 9 (0.59%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.59%) QlikView
15 8 (0.53%) MarkLogic
16 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.46%) Data Mart
16 7 (0.46%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 49 (3.22%) Selenium
2 47 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (2.76%) JUnit
5 41 (2.70%) Subversion
6 38 (2.50%) Maven
7 28 (1.84%) Mockito
8 26 (1.71%) jMock
9 23 (1.51%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.85%) NUnit
11 13 (0.85%) JIRA
12 10 (0.66%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.66%) FitNesse
13 9 (0.59%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.53%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.53%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.53%) Hudson
14 8 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 795 (52.27%) Finance
2 434 (28.53%) Banking
3 313 (20.58%) Front Office
4 247 (16.24%) Investment Banking
5 132 (8.68%) Retail
6 48 (3.16%) Retail Banking
7 45 (2.96%) Financial Institution
8 44 (2.89%) Marketing
9 32 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.91%) Music Industry
11 28 (1.84%) Legal
12 20 (1.31%) French Language
13 19 (1.25%) German Language
14 17 (1.12%) Publishing
15 16 (1.05%) Private Banking
16 15 (0.99%) Games
16 15 (0.99%) International Banking
17 14 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
18 13 (0.85%) Law
19 12 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 468 (30.77%) Analyst
2 430 (28.27%) Developer
3 286 (18.80%) Business Analyst
4 121 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 120 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 119 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 112 (7.36%) Support Analyst
8 110 (7.23%) Architect
9 95 (6.25%) Consultant
10 91 (5.98%) Applications Support
11 68 (4.47%) Senior Developer
12 58 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
13 53 (3.48%) Banking Business Analyst
14 52 (3.42%) .NET Developer
15 51 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
16 38 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 38 (2.50%) Delphi Developer
16 38 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
16 38 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
17 33 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (14.00%) .NET
2 200 (13.15%) HTML
3 170 (11.18%) XML
4 118 (7.76%) Spring
5 115 (7.56%) Web Services
6 104 (6.84%) J2EE
7 101 (6.64%) ASP.NET
7 101 (6.64%) CSS
8 88 (5.79%) Hibernate
9 65 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (4.21%) SOAP
11 61 (4.01%) Ajax
11 61 (4.01%) JSP
12 58 (3.81%) WCF
13 57 (3.75%) WPF
14 55 (3.62%) Servlets
15 54 (3.55%) jQuery
16 35 (2.30%) HTML5
17 33 (2.17%) WinForms
18 32 (2.10%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.14%) Derivative
2 205 (13.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 166 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (10.19%) Fixed Income
5 134 (8.81%) Equities
6 132 (8.68%) Hedge funds
7 87 (5.72%) Credit Risk
8 56 (3.68%) SWIFT
9 44 (2.89%) Computer Science
10 39 (2.56%) Market Risk
11 37 (2.43%) Reference Data
12 35 (2.30%) Management Information System
13 31 (2.04%) Open Source
14 30 (1.97%) Mathematics
15 25 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
16 22 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
17 20 (1.31%) Blackberry
17 20 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.31%) Data Structures
18 19 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 249 (16.37%) Windows
2 128 (8.42%) UNIX
2 128 (8.42%) Linux
3 39 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 31 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.31%) Solaris
8 19 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.79%) CentOS
10 12 (0.79%) HPUX
11 9 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.46%) Android
13 5 (0.33%) AIX
13 5 (0.33%) Fedora
14 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.066%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (16.90%) Project Management
3 164 (10.78%) Investment Management
4 142 (9.34%) Asset Management
5 141 (9.27%) Business Analysis
6 125 (8.22%) ITIL
7 119 (7.82%) Scrum
8 114 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 108 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 105 (6.90%) TDD
11 103 (6.77%) MVC
12 93 (6.11%) Programme Management
12 93 (6.11%) OO
12 93 (6.11%) Mentoring
13 85 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 81 (5.33%) PRINCE2
15 74 (4.87%) Workflow
16 64 (4.21%) Wealth Management
16 64 (4.21%) CRM
17 63 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 549 (36.09%) SQL
2 293 (19.26%) Java
3 277 (18.21%) C#
4 167 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 96 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 67 (4.40%) C++
7 66 (4.34%) PL/SQL
8 54 (3.55%) Perl
9 53 (3.48%) VBA
10 46 (3.02%) Python
11 42 (2.76%) PHP
12 38 (2.50%) Delphi
13 36 (2.37%) C
14 34 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.84%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.45%) VB
17 21 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.66%) Ruby
19 10 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 205 (13.48%) Degree
2 33 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 24 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.45%) ISEB
5 20 (1.31%) CFA
6 17 (1.12%) PMP
6 17 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.92%) MCP
9 11 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.72%) CCNP
10 10 (0.66%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.66%) CIMA
10 10 (0.66%) ACCA
11 9 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.53%) MCITP
12 8 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.46%) MCSE
13 7 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.28%) QA
2 79 (5.19%) EMIR
3 71 (4.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 45 (2.96%) SLA
5 24 (1.58%) FATCA
6 21 (1.38%) PCI DSS
7 20 (1.31%) MiFID
8 19 (1.25%) Solvency II
9 17 (1.12%) UCITS
10 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.72%) Basel III
12 9 (0.59%) COBIT
13 7 (0.46%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.46%) AIFMD
14 5 (0.33%) IAS 39
15 4 (0.26%) Basel II
16 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
17 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 77 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.12%) vSphere
4 13 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.59%) MDaemon
6 7 (0.46%) XenApp
7 6 (0.39%) Xen
8 5 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (1.25%) SCCM
2 16 (1.05%) Nagios
3 12 (0.79%) Cacti
3 12 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.39%) Control-M
6 5 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.26%) Puppet
8 3 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.20%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
9 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.13%) Foglight
9 2 (0.13%) Ansible
10 1 (0.066%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.066%) Salt
10 1 (0.066%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 232 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 227 (14.92%) Oracle
3 121 (7.96%) Bloomberg
4 70 (4.60%) IBM
5 51 (3.35%) VMware
6 49 (3.22%) Calypso
7 46 (3.02%) Reuters
8 43 (2.83%) Murex
9 37 (2.43%) Charles River
10 35 (2.30%) Cisco
11 32 (2.10%) HP
11 32 (2.10%) Citrix
12 31 (2.04%) Sybase
13 30 (1.97%) thinkFolio
14 29 (1.91%) Unisys
15 28 (1.84%) GoldenSource
16 22 (1.45%) OpenLink
17 21 (1.38%) JBoss
17 21 (1.38%) Red Hat
18 20 (1.31%) SimCorp
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - 40% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 Days holiday & group pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £160000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + ACCOMMODATION + SCHOOLING + BONUS
Posted: 2 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: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IPS
Salary: bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago