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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 167 169 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 830 888 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.86% 1.80% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.43% 3.34% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 636 725 629
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
24190 26584 24279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.34% 54.00% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19819 21373 20052
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 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -17 192 £60,000 -7.69% 42
Canary Wharf +14 13 £55,000 +4.76%
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Ilford - 5 - -
Brentford - 3 £52,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 763 (51.55%) Finance
2 448 (30.27%) SQL
3 386 (26.08%) Banking
4 350 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 315 (21.28%) Front Office
6 310 (20.95%) Windows
7 268 (18.11%) C#
8 263 (17.77%) SQL Server
9 255 (17.23%) Microsoft
10 229 (15.47%) .NET
11 228 (15.41%) Investment Banking
12 215 (14.53%) Oracle
12 215 (14.53%) Java
13 203 (13.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 203 (13.72%) Retail
14 189 (12.77%) Derivative
15 179 (12.09%) Degree
15 179 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
16 171 (11.55%) Project Management
17 159 (10.74%) HTML
17 159 (10.74%) QA
18 157 (10.61%) Linux
19 155 (10.47%) E-Commerce
20 150 (10.14%) UNIX
20 150 (10.14%) JavaScript
21 149 (10.07%) ITIL
22 138 (9.32%) Asset Management
23 134 (9.05%) MS Excel
24 125 (8.45%) Equities
25 121 (8.18%) Fixed Income

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (6.08%) IIS
2 89 (6.01%) MS Exchange
3 67 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 45 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.16%) Lync
6 32 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (1.42%) JBoss
9 18 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (1.22%) Apache
10 17 (1.15%) CMS
11 16 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.54%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 134 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.59%) MS Office
3 27 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.15%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (3.04%) thinkFolio
2 40 (2.70%) SimCorp Dimension
3 25 (1.69%) Markit EDM
4 24 (1.62%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 24 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (1.35%) Summit
6 12 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
8 9 (0.61%) Adaptiv
8 9 (0.61%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.61%) Kondor+
9 8 (0.54%) MultiFonds
9 8 (0.54%) HiPortfolio
9 8 (0.54%) Advent Geneva
9 8 (0.54%) Eagle STAR
9 8 (0.54%) PORTIA
9 8 (0.54%) Eikon
10 7 (0.47%) SunGard GMI
11 6 (0.41%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.36%) SaaS
2 32 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.96%) Office 365
4 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.41%) GitHub
5 6 (0.41%) Symantec.cloud
6 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.068%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.05%) Firewall
2 44 (2.97%) WAN
3 43 (2.91%) SAN
4 41 (2.77%) VPN
5 36 (2.43%) Internet
6 33 (2.23%) DNS
6 33 (2.23%) LAN
7 25 (1.69%) DHCP
8 22 (1.49%) MPLS
9 20 (1.35%) FTP
10 18 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.01%) VoIP
12 13 (0.88%) VLAN
13 12 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.68%) SSL
14 10 (0.68%) OSPF
14 10 (0.68%) BGP
14 10 (0.68%) Wireless
14 10 (0.68%) IPsec
15 8 (0.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.70%) MySQL
2 40 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 39 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (1.49%) DB2
7 19 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (0.74%) KDB
12 10 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.61%) SAP HANA
14 8 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 58 (3.92%) SpecFlow
2 54 (3.65%) NUnit
3 44 (2.97%) FitNesse
4 37 (2.50%) Subversion
5 35 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.09%) JIRA
7 30 (2.03%) Maven
8 29 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 26 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 25 (1.69%) Selenium
11 22 (1.49%) JUnit
12 21 (1.42%) Git (software)
13 16 (1.08%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.08%) Calabash
13 16 (1.08%) Appium
14 13 (0.88%) Mockito
14 13 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.88%) jMock
15 11 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 763 (51.55%) Finance
2 386 (26.08%) Banking
3 315 (21.28%) Front Office
4 228 (15.41%) Investment Banking
5 203 (13.72%) Retail
6 65 (4.39%) Marketing
7 64 (4.32%) Retail Banking
7 64 (4.32%) Financial Institution
8 58 (3.92%) Legal
9 37 (2.50%) Advertising
10 31 (2.09%) Games
11 29 (1.96%) Wholesale Banking
12 24 (1.62%) Billing
13 23 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
14 21 (1.42%) Publishing
15 19 (1.28%) Law
16 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
16 18 (1.22%) French Language
17 12 (0.81%) Telecoms
18 9 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 448 (30.27%) Developer
2 383 (25.88%) Analyst
3 188 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 126 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 112 (7.57%) Applications Support
6 109 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 107 (7.23%) Consultant
8 91 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 81 (5.47%) Project Manager
10 78 (5.27%) Architect
11 71 (4.80%) .NET Developer
12 60 (4.05%) Senior Developer
13 54 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
14 45 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
15 43 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
16 40 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
17 39 (2.64%) Banking Business Analyst
18 37 (2.50%) Junior
18 37 (2.50%) IT Consultant
19 31 (2.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (15.47%) .NET
2 159 (10.74%) HTML
3 105 (7.09%) Web Services
4 101 (6.82%) CSS
5 99 (6.69%) XML
6 90 (6.08%) ASP.NET
7 68 (4.59%) J2EE
8 65 (4.39%) Spring
9 57 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
9 57 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (3.72%) HTML5
10 55 (3.72%) jQuery
11 49 (3.31%) MSMQ
12 48 (3.24%) WPF
13 44 (2.97%) WCF
13 44 (2.97%) Ajax
14 43 (2.91%) AngularJS
15 38 (2.57%) Hibernate
16 34 (2.30%) .NET Framework
17 32 (2.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 203 (13.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 189 (12.77%) Derivative
3 179 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (8.45%) Equities
5 121 (8.18%) Fixed Income
6 105 (7.09%) Hedge funds
7 86 (5.81%) Open Source
8 85 (5.74%) Mobile App
9 80 (5.41%) Computer Science
10 71 (4.80%) Credit Risk
11 65 (4.39%) Blog
12 55 (3.72%) Mathematics
13 50 (3.38%) SWIFT
14 43 (2.91%) Management Information System
15 39 (2.64%) Clustering
16 35 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
17 30 (2.03%) User Experience
18 29 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
19 24 (1.62%) Market Risk
20 23 (1.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 310 (20.95%) Windows
2 157 (10.61%) Linux
3 150 (10.14%) UNIX
4 75 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 57 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 42 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (2.23%) Android
10 19 (1.28%) CentOS
11 17 (1.15%) Solaris
12 15 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.47%) AIX
15 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (11.55%) Project Management
3 155 (10.47%) E-Commerce
4 149 (10.07%) ITIL
5 138 (9.32%) Asset Management
6 121 (8.18%) BDD
7 118 (7.97%) Risk Management
7 118 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (7.70%) Investment Management
9 110 (7.43%) Business Analysis
10 103 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 102 (6.89%) Scrum
12 101 (6.82%) Workflow
13 98 (6.62%) PRINCE2
14 95 (6.42%) TDD
15 88 (5.95%) MVC
15 88 (5.95%) CRM
16 78 (5.27%) OO
16 78 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 76 (5.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 448 (30.27%) SQL
2 268 (18.11%) C#
3 215 (14.53%) Java
4 150 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 82 (5.54%) Perl
6 58 (3.92%) C++
7 57 (3.85%) Python
8 56 (3.78%) VBA
9 50 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 47 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 46 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.91%) PHP
13 31 (2.09%) C
13 31 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.42%) Delphi
17 19 (1.28%) VB
18 17 (1.15%) R
19 15 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 179 (12.09%) Degree
2 65 (4.39%) PMI Certification
3 56 (3.78%) PMP
4 39 (2.64%) ACCA
5 37 (2.50%) CIMA
6 36 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (2.16%) MCSE
8 20 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.95%) MCSA
11 13 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.74%) ISEB
12 11 (0.74%) MCITP
13 10 (0.68%) MCP
14 9 (0.61%) SAP Certification
14 9 (0.61%) VCP5
15 8 (0.54%) CCNP
16 7 (0.47%) PhD
17 6 (0.41%) RHCE
17 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (10.74%) QA
2 37 (2.50%) COBIT
3 32 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 32 (2.16%) EMIR
4 25 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (1.28%) Solvency II
5 19 (1.28%) SLA
6 17 (1.15%) CRD IV
7 12 (0.81%) MiFID
8 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.41%) COREP
8 6 (0.41%) FINREP
9 4 (0.27%) FATCA
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.20%) Basel III
10 3 (0.20%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 76 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.72%) vSphere
4 27 (1.82%) XenApp
5 24 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.34%) XenServer
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.068%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.068%) Firmware
11 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.068%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.22%) SCCM
2 16 (1.08%) WSUS
3 13 (0.88%) SCOM
3 13 (0.88%) Nagios
4 11 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.54%) Cacti
6 7 (0.47%) ARCserve
6 7 (0.47%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.41%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.27%) Control-M
9 4 (0.27%) Dollar Universe
9 4 (0.27%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 255 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 215 (14.53%) Oracle
3 109 (7.36%) VMware
4 78 (5.27%) Citrix
5 73 (4.93%) SunGard
6 72 (4.86%) Bloomberg
7 64 (4.32%) Google
8 45 (3.04%) Cisco
9 44 (2.97%) SAP
10 43 (2.91%) SimCorp
11 42 (2.84%) Dell
12 38 (2.57%) Wall Street Systems
13 35 (2.36%) IBM
14 33 (2.23%) Charles River
15 32 (2.16%) Sybase
16 29 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
17 26 (1.76%) HP
18 25 (1.69%) Fidessa
19 22 (1.49%) EMC
20 18 (1.22%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus and good benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £40,000 plus bonus and goo
Posted: 18 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Shares/Stock
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + DOTE uncapped + company car + mobile/laptop + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Masabi
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Masabi
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago