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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 174 165 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 815 762 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.72% 2.22%
As % of the General category 3.14% 3.22% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 726 631 979
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 £97,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25930 23660 28390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.64% 53.40% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21104 19307 24627
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 £35,000
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 25 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 25 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 -16 223 £55,000 -6.77% 44
Docklands, London +5 9 - -
Ealing - 3 £60,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £46,500 -
Northwood - 1 £38,500 - 1
Orpington - 1 £23,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 917 (54.20%) Finance
2 554 (32.74%) SQL
3 537 (31.74%) Banking
4 364 (21.51%) Front Office
5 313 (18.50%) Project Management
6 298 (17.61%) Investment Banking
7 295 (17.43%) C#
8 294 (17.38%) SQL Server
9 292 (17.26%) Windows
10 265 (15.66%) Java
11 260 (15.37%) .NET
12 255 (15.07%) Oracle
12 255 (15.07%) Microsoft
13 241 (14.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 228 (13.48%) Derivative
15 224 (13.24%) Degree
16 221 (13.06%) Retail
17 185 (10.93%) Business Analysis
18 180 (10.64%) Fixed Income
18 180 (10.64%) HTML
19 179 (10.58%) XML
20 178 (10.52%) Equities
21 170 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
22 163 (9.63%) Hedge funds
23 157 (9.28%) JavaScript
24 152 (8.98%) QA
25 151 (8.92%) Scrum
26 147 (8.69%) Linux
27 145 (8.57%) Risk Management
28 143 (8.45%) Asset Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 57 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 52 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.30%) Apache
7 35 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.59%) Lync
12 9 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.41%) MTS
14 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.35%) CMS
16 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 136 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.20%) MS Office
3 27 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.48%) 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 25 (1.48%) LatentZero
2 24 (1.42%) Summit
2 24 (1.42%) Endur
3 23 (1.36%) Kondor+
4 22 (1.30%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.77%) Magento
6 11 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.59%) Eikon
8 9 (0.53%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 9 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
8 9 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 7 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.35%) Aligne
11 6 (0.35%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.35%) ZaiNet
11 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.65%) PaaS
4 10 (0.59%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.059%) GitHub
8 1 (0.059%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 40 (2.36%) SAN
3 31 (1.83%) Internet
4 24 (1.42%) DNS
4 24 (1.42%) DHCP
5 20 (1.18%) WAN
5 20 (1.18%) FTP
6 19 (1.12%) HTTP
6 19 (1.12%) LAN
7 17 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (0.95%) Firewall
9 12 (0.71%) NAS
10 10 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.59%) VoIP
10 10 (0.59%) VPN
11 9 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (0.47%) BGP
13 7 (0.41%) MPLS
14 6 (0.35%) Intranet
14 6 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 102 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 85 (5.02%) MySQL
4 69 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (2.72%) DB2
6 44 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 43 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.06%) Data Mining
13 15 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.53%) Big Data
16 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.47%) MarkLogic
17 8 (0.47%) RavenDB
17 8 (0.47%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 41 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.30%) Selenium
3 36 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (2.07%) Subversion
5 31 (1.83%) Maven
6 29 (1.71%) JUnit
7 27 (1.60%) JIRA
8 26 (1.54%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.24%) NUnit
10 18 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (1.00%) Mockito
12 16 (0.95%) NeoLoad
12 16 (0.95%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.89%) FitNesse
13 15 (0.89%) jMock
14 14 (0.83%) SpecFlow
15 10 (0.59%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.53%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.53%) Jenkins
17 8 (0.47%) VisualVM
General
1 917 (54.20%) Finance
2 537 (31.74%) Banking
3 364 (21.51%) Front Office
4 298 (17.61%) Investment Banking
5 221 (13.06%) Retail
6 94 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 75 (4.43%) Marketing
8 52 (3.07%) Financial Institution
9 35 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 35 (2.07%) General Ledger
10 31 (1.83%) Music Industry
11 29 (1.71%) Law
12 25 (1.48%) French Language
13 24 (1.42%) Legal
13 24 (1.42%) Games
14 22 (1.30%) German Language
15 20 (1.18%) Publishing
16 18 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
17 17 (1.00%) Billing
18 16 (0.95%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 533 (31.50%) Analyst
2 436 (25.77%) Developer
3 371 (21.93%) Business Analyst
4 175 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 117 (6.91%) Consultant
5 117 (6.91%) Applications Support
6 116 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 108 (6.38%) C# Developer
8 107 (6.32%) Support Analyst
9 97 (5.73%) Architect
10 82 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 71 (4.20%) Banking Business Analyst
12 58 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
13 43 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 43 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (2.48%) .NET Developer
15 41 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
16 36 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
17 34 (2.01%) Senior Business Analyst
17 34 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (15.37%) .NET
2 180 (10.64%) HTML
3 179 (10.58%) XML
4 114 (6.74%) Web Services
5 113 (6.68%) ASP.NET
6 107 (6.32%) CSS
7 106 (6.26%) Spring
8 88 (5.20%) J2EE
9 73 (4.31%) Hibernate
10 70 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (3.84%) Ajax
12 61 (3.61%) WCF
13 58 (3.43%) jQuery
13 58 (3.43%) SOAP
14 55 (3.25%) JSP
15 52 (3.07%) WPF
16 50 (2.96%) Servlets
17 42 (2.48%) JDBC
18 36 (2.13%) LAMP
19 33 (1.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 241 (14.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 228 (13.48%) Derivative
3 180 (10.64%) Fixed Income
4 178 (10.52%) Equities
5 163 (9.63%) Hedge funds
6 111 (6.56%) Credit Risk
7 74 (4.37%) SWIFT
8 63 (3.72%) Reference Data
9 58 (3.43%) Computer Science
10 52 (3.07%) Equity Derivative
11 49 (2.90%) Market Risk
12 44 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
13 37 (2.19%) Management Information System
14 35 (2.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 34 (2.01%) Open Source
16 23 (1.36%) Client/Server
17 20 (1.18%) Mathematics
18 18 (1.06%) N-Tier
18 18 (1.06%) PMI
18 18 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 292 (17.26%) Windows
2 147 (8.69%) Linux
3 130 (7.68%) UNIX
4 43 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 36 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 29 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 23 (1.36%) Solaris
9 23 (1.36%) Android
10 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.71%) HPUX
13 11 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.47%) AIX
14 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.35%) CentOS
16 5 (0.30%) Fedora
17 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (18.50%) Project Management
2 185 (10.93%) Business Analysis
3 170 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (8.92%) Scrum
5 145 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 143 (8.45%) Asset Management
7 142 (8.39%) Programme Management
8 141 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 133 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 128 (7.57%) ITIL
11 116 (6.86%) PRINCE2
12 113 (6.68%) E-Commerce
13 101 (5.97%) TDD
14 93 (5.50%) MVC
15 92 (5.44%) OO
16 87 (5.14%) Workflow
17 84 (4.96%) Data Modelling
18 72 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
19 70 (4.14%) CRM
20 57 (3.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 554 (32.74%) SQL
2 295 (17.43%) C#
3 265 (15.66%) Java
4 157 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 101 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 82 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 62 (3.66%) C++
8 52 (3.07%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.96%) VBA
9 50 (2.96%) Python
10 49 (2.90%) PHP
11 46 (2.72%) Perl
12 33 (1.95%) C
13 28 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.60%) Delphi
15 26 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.30%) PHP5
17 20 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.12%) VB
19 13 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 224 (13.24%) Degree
2 58 (3.43%) PMI Certification
3 40 (2.36%) PMP
4 35 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 32 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 25 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.48%) ISEB
7 21 (1.24%) CFA
8 18 (1.06%) ACCA
8 18 (1.06%) CIMA
8 18 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.83%) MCP
10 11 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.35%) CBAP
14 5 (0.30%) MCITP
15 4 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.98%) QA
2 83 (4.91%) EMIR
3 71 (4.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 41 (2.42%) SLA
5 37 (2.19%) MiFID
5 37 (2.19%) Solvency II
6 34 (2.01%) FATCA
7 24 (1.42%) PCI DSS
8 20 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.89%) UCITS
10 14 (0.83%) Basel III
11 13 (0.77%) COBIT
12 12 (0.71%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.59%) AIFMD
14 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.30%) IAS 39
16 4 (0.24%) Basel II
17 2 (0.12%) COREP
18 1 (0.059%) FINREP
18 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (5.50%) 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
5 6 (0.35%) MDaemon
6 5 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.30%) vSphere
7 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.12%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.059%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.059%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (2.30%) SCCM
2 12 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.59%) Nagios
4 9 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (0.47%) WSUS
6 5 (0.30%) Cacti
6 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.30%) Puppet
7 4 (0.24%) Control-M
7 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.12%) OpenView
10 1 (0.059%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.059%) MOM
10 1 (0.059%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.059%) Foglight
10 1 (0.059%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 255 (15.07%) Oracle
1 255 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.74%) Bloomberg
3 69 (4.08%) IBM
4 56 (3.31%) HP
5 51 (3.01%) Calypso
5 51 (3.01%) Reuters
6 47 (2.78%) Sybase
7 45 (2.66%) VMware
8 43 (2.54%) Murex
9 38 (2.25%) Charles River
10 35 (2.07%) Cisco
11 32 (1.89%) SunGard
11 32 (1.89%) Citrix
12 31 (1.83%) thinkFolio
13 30 (1.77%) GoldenSource
14 29 (1.71%) Pega
14 29 (1.71%) OpenLink
15 27 (1.60%) SAP
16 25 (1.48%) Unisys
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TFL
Salary: £45,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
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
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago