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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 181 184 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 702 772 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.70% 2.11%
As % of the General category 2.98% 3.21% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 606 585 861
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £86,500 £89,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
23520 24026 25223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.11% 52.92% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19682 19355 21429
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 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +24 200 £59,500 -4.80% 38
Croydon - 14 £30,000 -
Bermondsey - 4 - -
Paddington - 3 £50,000 -
Orpington - 2 £29,000 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 679 (49.06%) Finance
2 458 (33.09%) SQL
3 372 (26.88%) Banking
4 316 (22.83%) Front Office
5 264 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
6 258 (18.64%) C#
7 248 (17.92%) Windows
7 248 (17.92%) SQL Server
8 247 (17.85%) Java
9 224 (16.18%) Investment Banking
10 213 (15.39%) Oracle
11 211 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 197 (14.23%) Derivative
13 196 (14.16%) Project Management
14 187 (13.51%) HTML
15 184 (13.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 177 (12.79%) .NET
17 167 (12.07%) Degree
18 154 (11.13%) ITIL
19 149 (10.77%) JavaScript
20 145 (10.48%) Linux
21 142 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
22 138 (9.97%) Asset Management
23 137 (9.90%) UNIX
23 137 (9.90%) Fixed Income
24 127 (9.18%) E-Commerce
25 120 (8.67%) XML
26 119 (8.60%) Business Analysis
27 117 (8.45%) Investment Management
28 116 (8.38%) Equities

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 81 (5.85%) IIS
2 62 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 55 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 25 (1.81%) Lync
8 22 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (1.52%) Apache
10 19 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.23%) JBoss
11 17 (1.23%) CMS
12 14 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.58%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.51%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 110 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.83%) MS Office
3 27 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.23%) MS Project
6 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (1.52%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 16 (1.16%) Summit
3 14 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
4 13 (0.94%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
5 12 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.87%) Kondor+
6 11 (0.79%) Endur
6 11 (0.79%) Eikon
7 10 (0.72%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.58%) Front Arena
9 7 (0.51%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.36%) Magento
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 3 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
12 3 (0.22%) assyst
12 3 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
12 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.22%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.37%) SaaS
3 12 (0.87%) Office 365
4 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.14%) Trello
6 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.48%) Firewall
2 45 (3.25%) Internet
2 45 (3.25%) WAN
3 44 (3.18%) VPN
4 30 (2.17%) VoIP
5 29 (2.10%) MPLS
6 26 (1.88%) SAN
7 25 (1.81%) DNS
8 24 (1.73%) VLAN
9 20 (1.45%) IPsec
9 20 (1.45%) LAN
9 20 (1.45%) DHCP
10 19 (1.37%) OSPF
10 19 (1.37%) BGP
10 19 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (1.30%) Wireless
12 17 (1.23%) DMVPN
12 17 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (1.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.68%) MySQL
3 50 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 35 (2.53%) DB2
7 31 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.72%) DB2 UDB
15 10 (0.72%) KDB
16 7 (0.51%) QlikView
17 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (3.11%) Subversion
2 37 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.67%) Selenium
3 36 (2.60%) NUnit
4 35 (2.53%) JUnit
5 33 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.31%) Maven
7 30 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 30 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.81%) FitNesse
9 23 (1.66%) Mockito
10 21 (1.52%) jMock
11 20 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 20 (1.45%) JIRA
12 18 (1.30%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.01%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.79%) Calabash
15 11 (0.79%) Appium
General
1 679 (49.06%) Finance
2 372 (26.88%) Banking
3 316 (22.83%) Front Office
4 224 (16.18%) Investment Banking
5 110 (7.95%) Retail
6 49 (3.54%) Marketing
7 47 (3.40%) Legal
8 36 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 30 (2.17%) Advertising
10 28 (2.02%) Retail Banking
11 20 (1.45%) Publishing
11 20 (1.45%) Law
12 16 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.16%) Music Industry
13 15 (1.08%) Games
13 15 (1.08%) French Language
14 14 (1.01%) Billing
14 14 (1.01%) Wholesale Banking
15 10 (0.72%) German Language
16 6 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 413 (29.84%) Developer
2 391 (28.25%) Analyst
3 196 (14.16%) Business Analyst
4 118 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 106 (7.66%) C# Developer
6 90 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 89 (6.43%) Project Manager
8 82 (5.92%) Applications Support
9 78 (5.64%) Architect
10 77 (5.56%) Consultant
11 60 (4.34%) .NET Developer
12 59 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
13 57 (4.12%) Senior Developer
14 46 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (3.25%) Junior
15 45 (3.25%) Delphi Developer
16 44 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
17 39 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
18 35 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
18 35 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (13.51%) HTML
2 177 (12.79%) .NET
3 120 (8.67%) XML
4 95 (6.86%) J2EE
5 86 (6.21%) Spring
6 84 (6.07%) ASP.NET
6 84 (6.07%) CSS
7 82 (5.92%) Web Services
8 67 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 58 (4.19%) WPF
10 52 (3.76%) FIX Protocol
11 49 (3.54%) Ajax
12 47 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (3.32%) jQuery
14 43 (3.11%) JSP
15 42 (3.03%) WCF
16 41 (2.96%) SOAP
17 39 (2.82%) HTML5
18 35 (2.53%) Spring MVC
18 35 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 197 (14.23%) Derivative
2 184 (13.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 142 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (9.90%) Fixed Income
5 116 (8.38%) Equities
6 111 (8.02%) Hedge funds
7 54 (3.90%) Computer Science
8 53 (3.83%) SWIFT
9 51 (3.68%) Credit Risk
10 46 (3.32%) Management Information System
11 45 (3.25%) Open Source
12 41 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
13 37 (2.67%) Mathematics
14 34 (2.46%) Mobile App
15 32 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (1.88%) Data Structures
16 26 (1.88%) Blog
17 22 (1.59%) Market Risk
18 20 (1.45%) Blackberry
18 20 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 248 (17.92%) Windows
2 145 (10.48%) Linux
3 137 (9.90%) UNIX
4 56 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 45 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.88%) CentOS
8 22 (1.59%) Solaris
9 21 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.72%) Android
12 9 (0.65%) HPUX
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.51%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.29%) Fedora
14 4 (0.29%) AIX
15 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (14.16%) Project Management
3 154 (11.13%) ITIL
4 138 (9.97%) Asset Management
5 127 (9.18%) E-Commerce
6 119 (8.60%) Business Analysis
7 117 (8.45%) Investment Management
8 101 (7.30%) MVC
9 100 (7.23%) Scrum
10 93 (6.72%) TDD
11 92 (6.65%) Workflow
12 89 (6.43%) Risk Management
13 82 (5.92%) Mentoring
14 81 (5.85%) BDD
15 78 (5.64%) OO
16 77 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 76 (5.49%) PRINCE2
18 74 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
20 64 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 458 (33.09%) SQL
2 258 (18.64%) C#
3 247 (17.85%) Java
4 149 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 72 (5.20%) VBA
6 66 (4.77%) Perl
7 61 (4.41%) C++
8 57 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 49 (3.54%) Python
9 49 (3.54%) PL/SQL
10 45 (3.25%) Delphi
11 43 (3.11%) PHP
12 38 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.24%) C
14 29 (2.10%) VB
15 26 (1.88%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.94%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.94%) R
17 12 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 167 (12.07%) Degree
2 29 (2.10%) PMI Certification
2 29 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (1.30%) PMP
5 18 (1.30%) MCSE
6 16 (1.16%) CCNP
7 15 (1.08%) ACCA
8 14 (1.01%) ISEB
8 14 (1.01%) MCSA
9 13 (0.94%) CIMA
10 12 (0.87%) RHCE
10 12 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.79%) MCP
11 11 (0.79%) MCITP
11 11 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.65%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.16%) QA
2 44 (3.18%) EMIR
3 42 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 36 (2.60%) SLA
5 15 (1.08%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.87%) FATCA
6 12 (0.87%) COBIT
7 10 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.72%) Basel III
8 9 (0.65%) MiFID
8 9 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.58%) UCITS
10 7 (0.51%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 74 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.82%) vSphere
3 35 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.37%) XenApp
6 7 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.36%) XenServer
7 5 (0.36%) MDaemon
8 2 (0.14%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.072%) Postfix
9 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.072%) Squid
9 1 (0.072%) Firmware
9 1 (0.072%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.072%) Samba
9 1 (0.072%) Corosync
9 1 (0.072%) GPFS
9 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.072%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (1.30%) Nagios
1 18 (1.30%) Cacti
2 12 (0.87%) SCCM
3 10 (0.72%) WSUS
4 9 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.58%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.58%) Control-M
6 7 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.29%) Puppet
9 4 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.29%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.29%) SCOM
10 3 (0.22%) OpenView
10 3 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.22%) Ansible
11 2 (0.14%) Foglight
11 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.072%) yum
Vendors
1 213 (15.39%) Oracle
2 211 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 97 (7.01%) Bloomberg
4 75 (5.42%) VMware
5 55 (3.97%) Citrix
6 53 (3.83%) Cisco
7 42 (3.03%) Reuters
8 36 (2.60%) IBM
9 35 (2.53%) thinkFolio
10 34 (2.46%) Sybase
10 34 (2.46%) Calypso
11 31 (2.24%) Charles River
12 28 (2.02%) Google
12 28 (2.02%) F5
13 24 (1.73%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.66%) HP
15 20 (1.45%) Murex
15 20 (1.45%) Dell
15 20 (1.45%) SimCorp
16 19 (1.37%) TIBCO
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago