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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 154 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 891 844 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.02% 1.73% 1.61%
As % of the General category 3.69% 3.20% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 697 763 606
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
24118 26350 23549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.65% 54.01% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19904 21563 19407
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 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +10 205 £55,000 - 61
Canary Wharf - 8 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 5 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £65,000 - 1
Bromley - 3 £42,500 -
Chislehurst - 1 £35,000 -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 - 1
Teddington - 1 £62,500 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 899 (52.48%) Finance
2 550 (32.11%) SQL
3 425 (24.81%) Banking
4 418 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
5 356 (20.78%) Front Office
6 344 (20.08%) SQL Server
7 329 (19.21%) C#
8 323 (18.86%) Windows
9 309 (18.04%) Microsoft
10 290 (16.93%) Java
11 276 (16.11%) .NET
12 270 (15.76%) Oracle
13 251 (14.65%) Retail
14 247 (14.42%) Investment Banking
15 245 (14.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 224 (13.08%) Derivative
17 222 (12.96%) Degree
18 209 (12.20%) Project Management
19 192 (11.21%) SDLC
20 190 (11.09%) JavaScript
21 186 (10.86%) HTML
22 182 (10.62%) MS Excel
23 180 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
24 178 (10.39%) UNIX
25 173 (10.10%) Asset Management
26 160 (9.34%) Fixed Income
27 157 (9.17%) QA
27 157 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
28 151 (8.81%) E-Commerce
29 150 (8.76%) Equities

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.84%) IIS
2 66 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 59 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 36 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (1.58%) JBoss
7 21 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (1.17%) Lync
9 19 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.99%) CMS
11 15 (0.88%) Apache
11 15 (0.88%) Node.js
12 13 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 13 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 182 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.32%) MS Office
3 30 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.93%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (3.09%) Markit EDM
2 48 (2.80%) thinkFolio
3 45 (2.63%) SimCorp Dimension
4 25 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (1.17%) SAP ERP
6 18 (1.05%) Advent Geneva
7 16 (0.93%) Summit
8 15 (0.88%) ACBS
9 12 (0.70%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 10 (0.58%) Autonomy Scrittura
10 10 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
10 10 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
11 9 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.53%) LatentZero
11 9 (0.53%) Adaptiv
12 8 (0.47%) Kondor+
12 8 (0.47%) MultiFonds
12 8 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
12 8 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.22%) SaaS
3 27 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.28%) Office 365
5 13 (0.76%) GitHub
6 6 (0.35%) Symantec.cloud
7 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.058%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.058%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.34%) SAN
2 37 (2.16%) Firewall
3 36 (2.10%) DNS
4 35 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.81%) VPN
6 28 (1.63%) LAN
6 28 (1.63%) WAN
6 28 (1.63%) DHCP
7 27 (1.58%) FTP
8 16 (0.93%) Internet
9 12 (0.70%) MPLS
9 12 (0.70%) VLAN
9 12 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 10 (0.58%) SSL
11 8 (0.47%) OSPF
11 8 (0.47%) BGP
11 8 (0.47%) Wireless
11 8 (0.47%) IPsec
12 7 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.86%) MySQL
3 46 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.05%) DB2
12 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (0.88%) SQLite
13 15 (0.88%) SAP HANA
14 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.58%) Sybase IQ
16 10 (0.58%) Big Data
17 9 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 64 (3.74%) Visual Studio
2 57 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (3.27%) Maven
3 56 (3.27%) SpecFlow
4 53 (3.09%) FitNesse
5 48 (2.80%) NUnit
6 47 (2.74%) Subversion
6 47 (2.74%) Selenium
7 46 (2.69%) JUnit
8 32 (1.87%) JIRA
8 32 (1.87%) WebDriver
9 31 (1.81%) Mockito
10 30 (1.75%) Git (software)
10 30 (1.75%) Jenkins
11 26 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 26 (1.52%) jMock
12 20 (1.17%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.11%) Ant
14 15 (0.88%) Hudson
14 15 (0.88%) QUnit
General
1 899 (52.48%) Finance
2 425 (24.81%) Banking
3 356 (20.78%) Front Office
4 251 (14.65%) Retail
5 247 (14.42%) Investment Banking
6 107 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 96 (5.60%) Retail Banking
8 53 (3.09%) Legal
9 51 (2.98%) Marketing
10 38 (2.22%) Wholesale Banking
11 33 (1.93%) Games
12 30 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
14 25 (1.46%) Publishing
15 20 (1.17%) Law
15 20 (1.17%) French Language
16 17 (0.99%) Advertising
17 16 (0.93%) Telecoms
18 15 (0.88%) Billing
19 8 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 517 (30.18%) Analyst
2 464 (27.09%) Developer
3 252 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 172 (10.04%) Support Analyst
5 158 (9.22%) Applications Support
6 157 (9.17%) Consultant
7 112 (6.54%) Java Developer
8 102 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 101 (5.90%) C# Developer
10 98 (5.72%) Applications Support Analyst
11 78 (4.55%) Architect
12 76 (4.44%) Senior Developer
13 66 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 51 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
15 49 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
16 44 (2.57%) IT Consultant
17 41 (2.39%) Mobile Developer
18 40 (2.34%) Banking Business Analyst
19 37 (2.16%) Junior
20 35 (2.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (16.11%) .NET
2 186 (10.86%) HTML
3 145 (8.46%) XML
4 138 (8.06%) Web Services
5 125 (7.30%) CSS
6 123 (7.18%) ASP.NET
7 96 (5.60%) J2EE
8 80 (4.67%) Spring
9 78 (4.55%) HTML5
10 69 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (3.97%) jQuery
12 62 (3.62%) WCF
13 60 (3.50%) WPF
13 60 (3.50%) AngularJS
14 52 (3.04%) .NET Framework
14 52 (3.04%) Hibernate
15 51 (2.98%) MSMQ
16 50 (2.92%) Ajax
17 47 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
18 46 (2.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 245 (14.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 224 (13.08%) Derivative
3 180 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
4 160 (9.34%) Fixed Income
5 150 (8.76%) Equities
6 110 (6.42%) Hedge funds
7 108 (6.30%) Mobile App
8 88 (5.14%) Credit Risk
9 81 (4.73%) Computer Science
10 77 (4.50%) Mathematics
11 69 (4.03%) Blog
12 67 (3.91%) Management Information System
13 56 (3.27%) Data Centre
14 44 (2.57%) Credit Derivative
15 41 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
16 40 (2.34%) User Experience
17 39 (2.28%) SWIFT
18 33 (1.93%) Clustering
19 30 (1.75%) Smartphone
19 30 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 323 (18.86%) Windows
2 178 (10.39%) UNIX
3 146 (8.52%) Linux
4 77 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (3.33%) Android
6 56 (3.27%) Windows 7
7 53 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.99%) Solaris
10 15 (0.88%) AIX
11 12 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.58%) CentOS
13 9 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.12%) Debian
17 2 (0.12%) Fedora
18 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (12.20%) Project Management
3 192 (11.21%) SDLC
4 173 (10.10%) Asset Management
5 157 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 151 (8.81%) E-Commerce
7 141 (8.23%) Business Analysis
8 133 (7.76%) Risk Management
9 130 (7.59%) Investment Management
10 128 (7.47%) ITIL
11 126 (7.36%) Scrum
12 117 (6.83%) PRINCE2
13 114 (6.65%) TDD
14 111 (6.48%) Workflow
15 110 (6.42%) BDD
16 106 (6.19%) CRM
17 105 (6.13%) MVC
18 102 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 98 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
19 98 (5.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 550 (32.11%) SQL
2 329 (19.21%) C#
3 290 (16.93%) Java
4 190 (11.09%) JavaScript
5 82 (4.79%) T-SQL
6 75 (4.38%) Perl
7 72 (4.20%) C++
8 66 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 57 (3.33%) Python
10 56 (3.27%) VBA
11 48 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.98%) PHP
14 29 (1.69%) C
15 25 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.40%) VB
17 19 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.99%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.70%) Ruby
20 11 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 222 (12.96%) Degree
2 92 (5.37%) PMI Certification
3 85 (4.96%) PMP
4 39 (2.28%) ACCA
4 39 (2.28%) CIMA
5 37 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.40%) ISEB
7 21 (1.23%) MCSE
8 19 (1.11%) SAP Certification
9 15 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.53%) VCP5
12 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.47%) MCITP
13 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.41%) MCP
14 6 (0.35%) CCNA
15 5 (0.29%) CCNP
15 5 (0.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (9.17%) QA
2 63 (3.68%) EMIR
3 48 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 42 (2.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 39 (2.28%) COBIT
6 34 (1.98%) Solvency II
7 29 (1.69%) MiFID
8 25 (1.46%) CRD IV
9 22 (1.28%) SLA
10 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.35%) COREP
11 6 (0.35%) FINREP
11 6 (0.35%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.18%) FATCA
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 67 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.22%) vSphere
4 31 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.11%) XenApp
6 13 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.058%) XenServer
11 1 (0.058%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.058%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 23 (1.34%) SCOM
2 21 (1.23%) SCCM
3 13 (0.76%) WSUS
3 13 (0.76%) Control-M
4 9 (0.53%) Nagios
5 8 (0.47%) ARCserve
6 7 (0.41%) MOM
7 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.35%) Casper Suite
8 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.29%) Cacti
8 5 (0.29%) Dollar Universe
9 4 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.23%) vMotion
10 3 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 309 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 270 (15.76%) Oracle
3 103 (6.01%) VMware
4 96 (5.60%) Bloomberg
5 71 (4.14%) SunGard
6 63 (3.68%) Citrix
7 57 (3.33%) SimCorp
8 52 (3.04%) Sybase
8 52 (3.04%) SAP
9 51 (2.98%) Murex
10 49 (2.86%) Google
11 42 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (2.45%) Wall Street Systems
12 41 (2.39%) Charles River
13 38 (2.22%) IBM
14 33 (1.93%) Cisco
15 29 (1.69%) Reuters
16 27 (1.58%) Calypso
16 27 (1.58%) Dell
17 24 (1.40%) Fidessa
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago