The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 304 231 245
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1010 1554 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.40% 1.26%
As % of the General category 2.40% 3.14% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1212 1222
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,800 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42168 49416 53710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 44.55% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34493 39142 41886
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Back Office
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office within the UK.

Back Office Salary Trend in the UK

Back Office
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the UK

Back Office
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -60 970 £55,000 +10.00% 154
London -72 570 £65,000 +13.04% 84
City of London +4 144 £62,500 +13.63% 33
South East +12 139 £43,500 -2.24% 16
West Midlands +27 81 £42,500 - 11
Surrey +46 46 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire +34 44 £35,000 -10.25% 13
North West 0 43 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Warwickshire +36 40 £42,500 -26.08%
East Midlands +13 37 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West -34 37 £36,460 -5.30% 9
West Yorkshire +17 31 £32,500 -14.47% 9
Warwick +7 26 - -
Hampshire +6 25 £42,000 -5.08% 7
Leeds +17 23 £42,500 +11.84% 8
West Sussex -6 23 £46,500 +3.91% 1
Nottingham +12 21 £50,000 +33.59% 2
Bristol +11 21 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 21 £50,000 +33.59% 2
Kent +33 20 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Coventry +23 20 £55,000 +41.02% 3
Scotland -10 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Crawley -9 18 £46,500 +1.08% 1
Manchester -5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East of England -8 15 £50,000 +24.22% 4
Birmingham -7 14 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire +29 13 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Lancashire +16 13 £42,500 +17.24% 4
North East +8 13 £47,500 -50.00%
Hertfordshire +31 12 £50,000 +19.04% 3

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Back Office.

1 916 (45.41%) Finance
2 651 (32.28%) SQL
3 508 (25.19%) Microsoft
4 484 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 445 (22.06%) C#
6 437 (21.67%) SQL Server
7 408 (20.23%) .NET
8 366 (18.15%) Windows
9 360 (17.85%) Banking
10 343 (17.01%) Project Management
11 319 (15.82%) Front Office
12 305 (15.12%) Degree
13 258 (12.79%) Asset Management
14 255 (12.64%) MS Excel
15 251 (12.44%) JavaScript
16 242 (12.00%) Oracle
17 231 (11.45%) Java
18 209 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
19 186 (9.22%) MVC
20 182 (9.02%) Fixed Income
20 182 (9.02%) Linux
21 179 (8.87%) Web Development
22 177 (8.78%) HTML
22 177 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
23 168 (8.33%) jQuery
24 167 (8.28%) Retail
24 167 (8.28%) Active Directory
25 166 (8.23%) Hedge funds
26 161 (7.98%) Derivative
27 158 (7.83%) MS Office

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 60 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.98%) IIS
4 35 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 30 (1.49%) CMS
6 29 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 25 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.89%) Confluence
11 10 (0.50%) Apache
11 10 (0.50%) Drupal
12 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.40%) WordPress
14 7 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.25%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 255 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 158 (7.83%) MS Office
3 47 (2.33%) MS Project
4 32 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.099%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 63 (3.12%) Markit EDM
2 40 (1.98%) thinkFolio
3 29 (1.44%) SimCorp Dimension
4 20 (0.99%) IntelliMatch
5 17 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.74%) LatentZero
7 13 (0.64%) Beauchamp
8 9 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.45%) Misys Opics
9 8 (0.40%) Magento
10 7 (0.35%) Hi Portfolio
10 7 (0.35%) Summit
11 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.30%) Salerio
11 6 (0.30%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.30%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.25%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
13 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.49%) SaaS
3 24 (1.19%) Office 365
4 14 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.64%) IaaS
6 6 (0.30%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.30%) PaaS
7 5 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
7 5 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.25%) SoftLayer
7 5 (0.25%) Yammer
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.15%) Route 53
8 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.099%) AdWords
9 2 (0.099%) Google Play
10 1 (0.050%) GitHub
10 1 (0.050%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.16%) LAN
2 74 (3.67%) WAN
3 69 (3.42%) Firewall
4 64 (3.17%) DNS
5 62 (3.07%) TCP/IP
6 55 (2.73%) DHCP
7 37 (1.83%) Internet
8 33 (1.64%) SAN
9 30 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (1.24%) VPN
11 21 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (0.99%) Intranet
13 19 (0.94%) Network Security
14 16 (0.79%) Wireless
15 13 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (0.64%) VoIP
16 11 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (0.55%) HTTP
16 11 (0.55%) MPLS
17 9 (0.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 121 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (2.97%) MySQL
6 57 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 37 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.69%) Big Data
11 29 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.84%) Redis
16 14 (0.69%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.64%) EDRMS
18 11 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 123 (6.10%) Selenium
2 78 (3.87%) TeamCity
3 76 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (3.17%) JIRA
5 63 (3.12%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 26 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 21 (1.04%) TestDirector
10 20 (0.99%) HP UFT
10 20 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 20 (0.99%) MSTest
11 19 (0.94%) NUnit
12 18 (0.89%) JUnit
12 18 (0.89%) Subversion
13 15 (0.74%) Moq
14 14 (0.69%) FitNesse
14 14 (0.69%) Maven
15 12 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
16 11 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 916 (45.41%) Finance
2 360 (17.85%) Banking
3 319 (15.82%) Front Office
4 167 (8.28%) Retail
5 139 (6.89%) Investment Banking
6 66 (3.27%) Legal
7 63 (3.12%) Marketing
8 62 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 43 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.49%) Games
11 29 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.24%) Law
13 21 (1.04%) Advertising
14 20 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
15 19 (0.94%) Billing
16 18 (0.89%) Publishing
17 17 (0.84%) Retail Banking
18 14 (0.69%) Private Banking
19 9 (0.45%) Online Betting
20 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 530 (26.28%) Developer
2 482 (23.90%) Analyst
3 234 (11.60%) Business Analyst
4 231 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 189 (9.37%) .NET Developer
6 157 (7.78%) Project Manager
7 143 (7.09%) Consultant
8 137 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 131 (6.49%) SQL Developer
10 116 (5.75%) Support Analyst
11 96 (4.76%) Applications Support
12 94 (4.66%) Senior Developer
13 74 (3.67%) Architect
14 69 (3.42%) Software Developer
15 66 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
16 64 (3.17%) IT Analyst
17 63 (3.12%) Java Developer
18 56 (2.78%) Administrator
19 48 (2.38%) IT Business Analyst
20 47 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (20.23%) .NET
2 177 (8.78%) HTML
3 168 (8.33%) jQuery
4 144 (7.14%) CSS
5 133 (6.59%) XML
6 129 (6.40%) WCF
7 109 (5.40%) .NET Framework
7 109 (5.40%) ASP.NET
8 105 (5.21%) AngularJS
9 100 (4.96%) Web Services
10 94 (4.66%) JSON
11 80 (3.97%) Entity Framework
12 72 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
13 67 (3.32%) WPF
14 64 (3.17%) HTML5
15 55 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
16 50 (2.48%) REST
17 48 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (2.38%) SOAP
17 48 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 209 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (9.02%) Fixed Income
3 166 (8.23%) Hedge funds
4 161 (7.98%) Derivative
5 121 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 116 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 111 (5.50%) Management Information System
8 103 (5.11%) Equities
9 48 (2.38%) User Experience
10 40 (1.98%) Fintech
11 39 (1.93%) Mathematics
12 35 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
13 29 (1.44%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.29%) Data Centre
14 26 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (1.29%) EPoS
14 26 (1.29%) Reference Data
15 25 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.24%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 366 (18.15%) Windows
2 182 (9.02%) Linux
3 154 (7.64%) Unix
4 123 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 77 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.39%) Android
8 28 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.29%) Solaris
10 21 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.55%) CentOS
14 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.30%) AIX
16 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (17.01%) Project Management
3 258 (12.79%) Asset Management
4 186 (9.22%) MVC
5 179 (8.87%) Web Development
6 177 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 153 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 153 (7.59%) SDLC
8 150 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
8 150 (7.44%) CRM
9 147 (7.29%) ITIL
10 146 (7.24%) Scrum
11 141 (6.99%) Investment Management
11 141 (6.99%) PRINCE2
12 127 (6.30%) E-Commerce
13 121 (6.00%) TDD
14 116 (5.75%) Risk Management
15 101 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (4.71%) Workflow
17 94 (4.66%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 651 (32.28%) SQL
2 445 (22.06%) C#
3 251 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 231 (11.45%) Java
5 112 (5.55%) PL/SQL
6 107 (5.30%) Python
7 89 (4.41%) C++
8 66 (3.27%) PHP
9 62 (3.07%) C
10 58 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.68%) VB
12 52 (2.58%) Perl
13 49 (2.43%) VBA
14 46 (2.28%) VB.NET
15 38 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.09%) VB6
18 16 (0.79%) Ruby
19 15 (0.74%) Bash Shell
20 13 (0.64%) Lua
Qualifications
1 305 (15.12%) Degree
2 54 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.74%) CCNA
5 35 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 33 (1.64%) PMP
7 31 (1.54%) MCSE
8 30 (1.49%) ISEB
9 21 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (0.94%) CCNP
12 16 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 16 (0.79%) SC Cleared
13 15 (0.74%) CCA
14 13 (0.64%) MCP
15 11 (0.55%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.55%) MCSD
16 10 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (7.73%) QA
2 126 (6.25%) MiFID
3 64 (3.17%) SLA
4 42 (2.08%) EMIR
5 34 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 28 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 27 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (1.24%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.99%) ISO 14001
10 16 (0.79%) ISO22301
11 14 (0.69%) SEPA
12 12 (0.59%) COBIT
12 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.35%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.20%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.20%) Basel III
15 4 (0.20%) P3O
16 3 (0.15%) BS7799
16 3 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 167 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 116 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.93%) XenApp
4 38 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.49%) vSphere
6 22 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 15 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.45%) Docker
13 8 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.30%) XenServer
16 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.15%) vCloud
18 2 (0.099%) Firmware
18 2 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 56 (2.78%) SCOM
2 46 (2.28%) SCCM
3 24 (1.19%) Control-M
3 24 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (1.19%) WSUS
4 19 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 18 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 16 (0.79%) MOM
7 14 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.45%) Nagios
9 8 (0.40%) HP SIM
9 8 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.35%) Unicenter
11 6 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.30%) Puppet
12 5 (0.25%) Ansible
12 5 (0.25%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 508 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 242 (12.00%) Oracle
3 143 (7.09%) VMware
4 82 (4.07%) Cisco
5 72 (3.57%) Murex
6 67 (3.32%) Citrix
7 54 (2.68%) HP
8 52 (2.58%) Charles River
9 50 (2.48%) Calypso
9 50 (2.48%) SimCorp
10 42 (2.08%) SAP
11 40 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (1.78%) SunGard
13 33 (1.64%) Sybase
14 31 (1.54%) Sun
15 30 (1.49%) Bloomberg
16 29 (1.44%) IBM
17 24 (1.19%) BISAM
18 23 (1.14%) Red Hat
19 22 (1.09%) EMC
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healtcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + 28 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 + excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Preferred Choice
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago