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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 153 197 159
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -38
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 889 720 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.01% 1.55% 1.85%
As % of the General category 3.66% 2.89% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 771 643 658
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £92,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
24264 24878 23884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.96% 53.61% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20239 20055 19600
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +33 225 £60,000 +4.34% 38
Chiswick - 8 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £45,000 -
Bromley - 4 £41,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £62,500 -
Enfield - 2 £37,500 -
New Malden - 2 £32,000 - 2
Teddington - 2 £62,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £62,500 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £70,000 -
Chislehurst - 1 £35,000 -
Croydon - 1 £74,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1034 (57.03%) Finance
2 628 (34.64%) SQL
3 483 (26.64%) Banking
4 464 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
5 375 (20.68%) SQL Server
6 360 (19.86%) C#
7 357 (19.69%) Front Office
8 324 (17.87%) Java
8 324 (17.87%) Windows
9 321 (17.71%) Oracle
10 303 (16.71%) Microsoft
11 300 (16.55%) .NET
12 297 (16.38%) Project Management
13 273 (15.06%) Investment Banking
14 267 (14.73%) Derivative
14 267 (14.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 242 (13.35%) Retail
16 232 (12.80%) SDLC
17 217 (11.97%) UNIX
18 216 (11.91%) Degree
19 203 (11.20%) JavaScript
20 188 (10.37%) Asset Management
21 187 (10.31%) Fixed Income
22 185 (10.20%) HTML
23 179 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
24 177 (9.76%) MS Excel
25 175 (9.65%) Linux
26 172 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
27 165 (9.10%) Equities
28 159 (8.77%) E-Commerce

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 100 (5.52%) IIS
2 39 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 37 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 35 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 26 (1.43%) JBoss
7 23 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 18 (0.99%) CMS
8 18 (0.99%) Node.js
9 15 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.77%) Lync
10 14 (0.77%) Apache
11 13 (0.72%) MQSeries
11 13 (0.72%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 177 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 92 (5.07%) MS Office
3 32 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.94%) MS Project
6 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (3.03%) Markit EDM
2 53 (2.92%) thinkFolio
3 40 (2.21%) SimCorp Dimension
4 24 (1.32%) SAP ERP
5 18 (0.99%) Advent Geneva
5 18 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.88%) LatentZero
7 15 (0.83%) Autonomy Scrittura
8 12 (0.66%) Endur
9 11 (0.61%) Findur
10 10 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.50%) Summit
11 9 (0.50%) ACBS
12 8 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
12 8 (0.44%) SAP SD
12 8 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
13 7 (0.39%) Adaptiv
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
14 6 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.88%) SaaS
4 18 (0.99%) GitHub
5 10 (0.55%) Office 365
6 4 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
6 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.055%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 31 (1.71%) DNS
3 27 (1.49%) FTP
4 25 (1.38%) DHCP
4 25 (1.38%) LAN
4 25 (1.38%) SAN
5 16 (0.88%) VPN
6 15 (0.83%) Firewall
7 14 (0.77%) WAN
8 11 (0.61%) WLAN
8 11 (0.61%) CTI
9 8 (0.44%) Internet
9 8 (0.44%) VoIP
10 7 (0.39%) VLAN
10 7 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.33%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.33%) SSL
12 5 (0.28%) Intranet
12 5 (0.28%) Broadband
12 5 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 48 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (2.59%) MySQL
5 46 (2.54%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (0.83%) SQLite
12 15 (0.83%) SAP HANA
13 14 (0.77%) MS Access
14 12 (0.66%) Sybase IQ
14 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.61%) Big Data
15 11 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 86 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 63 (3.47%) Maven
3 63 (3.47%) FitNesse
4 55 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 52 (2.87%) Selenium
6 48 (2.65%) Subversion
6 48 (2.65%) JUnit
7 40 (2.21%) NUnit
8 39 (2.15%) Git (software)
9 36 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 33 (1.82%) Mockito
10 33 (1.82%) JIRA
11 27 (1.49%) jMock
12 26 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 24 (1.32%) WebDriver
14 22 (1.21%) Ant
15 20 (1.10%) Hudson
16 18 (0.99%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 1034 (57.03%) Finance
2 483 (26.64%) Banking
3 357 (19.69%) Front Office
4 273 (15.06%) Investment Banking
5 242 (13.35%) Retail
6 139 (7.67%) Financial Institution
7 109 (6.01%) Retail Banking
8 60 (3.31%) Legal
9 46 (2.54%) Wholesale Banking
10 39 (2.15%) Marketing
11 33 (1.82%) Games
12 32 (1.77%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
13 24 (1.32%) Publishing
14 20 (1.10%) French Language
15 19 (1.05%) Law
16 18 (0.99%) Telecoms
17 12 (0.66%) Advertising
18 10 (0.55%) Billing
19 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 572 (31.55%) Analyst
2 471 (25.98%) Developer
3 282 (15.55%) Business Analyst
4 175 (9.65%) Support Analyst
5 174 (9.60%) Consultant
6 157 (8.66%) Applications Support
7 135 (7.45%) Project Manager
8 130 (7.17%) C# Developer
9 113 (6.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 108 (5.96%) Java Developer
11 78 (4.30%) .NET Developer
12 72 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 66 (3.64%) Architect
14 60 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
15 57 (3.14%) Banking Business Analyst
15 57 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
17 39 (2.15%) Junior
18 38 (2.10%) IT Consultant
19 37 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (16.55%) .NET
2 185 (10.20%) HTML
3 158 (8.71%) XML
4 154 (8.49%) ASP.NET
5 138 (7.61%) Web Services
6 127 (7.00%) CSS
7 112 (6.18%) J2EE
8 88 (4.85%) Spring
9 85 (4.69%) WPF
10 82 (4.52%) jQuery
11 81 (4.47%) HTML5
12 72 (3.97%) WCF
13 65 (3.59%) .NET Framework
14 60 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (3.14%) JSP
16 55 (3.03%) Hibernate
16 55 (3.03%) JSON
16 55 (3.03%) AngularJS
17 54 (2.98%) FIX Protocol
18 52 (2.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 267 (14.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 267 (14.73%) Derivative
2 187 (10.31%) Fixed Income
3 179 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (9.10%) Equities
5 111 (6.12%) Hedge funds
6 102 (5.63%) Credit Risk
7 99 (5.46%) Mobile App
8 86 (4.74%) Computer Science
9 78 (4.30%) Mathematics
10 68 (3.75%) Management Information System
11 58 (3.20%) Equity Derivative
12 54 (2.98%) Blog
13 45 (2.48%) Data Centre
14 44 (2.43%) Market Risk
15 42 (2.32%) User Experience
16 41 (2.26%) SWIFT
16 41 (2.26%) Blackberry
17 40 (2.21%) Client/Server
17 40 (2.21%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 324 (17.87%) Windows
2 217 (11.97%) UNIX
3 175 (9.65%) Linux
4 64 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 53 (2.92%) Android
7 37 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (1.49%) Solaris
10 21 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (1.10%) AIX
12 15 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.17%) VMS
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.11%) CentOS
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (16.38%) Project Management
3 232 (12.80%) SDLC
4 188 (10.37%) Asset Management
5 172 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 159 (8.77%) E-Commerce
7 157 (8.66%) Business Analysis
8 147 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 139 (7.67%) Scrum
10 131 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 131 (7.23%) ITIL
11 123 (6.78%) Risk Management
12 120 (6.62%) Investment Management
13 118 (6.51%) TDD
14 117 (6.45%) OO
15 112 (6.18%) Workflow
16 109 (6.01%) Migration
17 102 (5.63%) MVC
18 101 (5.57%) Programme Management
18 101 (5.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 628 (34.64%) SQL
2 360 (19.86%) C#
3 324 (17.87%) Java
4 203 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 96 (5.30%) T-SQL
6 94 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 67 (3.70%) C++
8 62 (3.42%) Python
9 61 (3.36%) Perl
10 56 (3.09%) VBA
11 54 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.04%) C
13 32 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.27%) VB
15 22 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.16%) PHP
17 19 (1.05%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.77%) Scala
19 12 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 216 (11.91%) Degree
2 83 (4.58%) PMI Certification
3 77 (4.25%) PMP
4 32 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.71%) ACCA
5 31 (1.71%) CIMA
6 30 (1.65%) ISEB
7 19 (1.05%) SAP Certification
8 14 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.55%) MCSE
11 10 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.50%) VCP5
13 8 (0.44%) CCNA
14 6 (0.33%) MCITP
15 4 (0.22%) APMP
15 4 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (8.49%) QA
2 73 (4.03%) EMIR
3 54 (2.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 54 (2.98%) MiFID
4 42 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 38 (2.10%) Solvency II
6 31 (1.71%) COBIT
7 24 (1.32%) CRD IV
8 19 (1.05%) SLA
9 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.28%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.17%) FATCA
13 2 (0.11%) COREP
13 2 (0.11%) FINREP
14 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 92 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.88%) XenApp
5 14 (0.77%) vSphere
6 10 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.055%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.055%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (1.43%) SCOM
2 21 (1.16%) SCCM
3 14 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.72%) Control-M
5 9 (0.50%) WSUS
6 7 (0.39%) MOM
7 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
8 4 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.22%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.22%) vMotion
9 3 (0.17%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.11%) StatsD
10 2 (0.11%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.11%) Puppet
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 321 (17.71%) Oracle
2 303 (16.71%) Microsoft
3 109 (6.01%) Bloomberg
4 75 (4.14%) VMware
5 68 (3.75%) Sybase
6 57 (3.14%) Murex
7 53 (2.92%) SAP
8 51 (2.81%) SimCorp
9 49 (2.70%) SunGard
10 47 (2.59%) Charles River
11 42 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (2.26%) Citrix
13 36 (1.99%) IBM
13 36 (1.99%) Reuters
14 34 (1.88%) Wall Street Systems
15 33 (1.82%) Calypso
16 31 (1.71%) Pega
17 29 (1.60%) Google
18 25 (1.38%) HP
19 24 (1.32%) Cisco
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Excellent earning potential
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
Camden, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000, plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago