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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK
Rank 307 294 300
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 806 1093 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.07% 1.05%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.44% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 692 863 904
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £48,669
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
34623 44727 46153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 43.68% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27940 36294 36715
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -24 758 £60,000 +9.09% 122
London -24 495 £70,000 +7.69% 77
City of London -6 130 £75,000 +20.00% 23
South East +78 107 £37,856 -10.92% 14
South West +25 41 £45,000 +16.12% 8
Surrey +75 40 £33,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +20 35 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North West -46 32 £39,500 -1.25% 4
West Yorkshire +27 31 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Manchester -37 21 £41,500 +22.96% 4
Berkshire +36 19 £60,000 +23.07% 4
Leeds +28 17 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire +13 17 £42,500 +14.86%
West Midlands -2 17 £42,500 +9.67% 5
Hampshire +19 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +26 15 £60,000 +84.61% 2
East of England +25 15 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Scotland +13 15 £31,500 -28.00%
Buckinghamshire +36 13 £22,000 -41.33% 4
Bristol +10 12 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Woking +19 11 £33,000 +69.23% 1
Southampton +16 11 £31,000 -32.97% 1
Glasgow +12 11 £31,500 -21.25%
Northern Ireland - 11 £47,500 -
Bradford +7 10 £47,788 +51.70%
East Midlands 0 10 £39,000 +4.69% 5
Reading +33 9 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Milton Keynes +26 9 £22,000 -41.33% 4
Oxford +16 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South Wales +24 7 £23,000 -34.28% 1

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 807 (46.95%) Finance
2 533 (31.01%) SQL
3 382 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (22.22%) Banking
4 319 (18.56%) SQL Server
5 299 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 292 (16.99%) Windows
7 274 (15.94%) C#
8 235 (13.67%) .NET
9 227 (13.21%) Java
9 227 (13.21%) Business Analysis
10 226 (13.15%) Front Office
11 220 (12.80%) Project Management
12 216 (12.57%) JavaScript
13 202 (11.75%) MS Excel
14 201 (11.69%) Degree
15 192 (11.17%) Linux
16 187 (10.88%) Oracle
17 175 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 165 (9.60%) ITIL
19 150 (8.73%) VMware
20 148 (8.61%) Unix
21 147 (8.55%) Windows Server
22 140 (8.14%) XML
23 139 (8.09%) Scrum
23 139 (8.09%) SDLC
24 138 (8.03%) HTML
25 137 (7.97%) CRM
26 135 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
27 128 (7.45%) Computer Science

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 59 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 35 (2.04%) IIS
5 24 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.16%) Confluence
8 18 (1.05%) Apache
9 17 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (0.99%) MQSeries
10 16 (0.93%) CMS
11 13 (0.76%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.64%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 202 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 123 (7.16%) MS Office
3 39 (2.27%) MS Project
4 37 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.99%) SAP CRM
1 17 (0.99%) thinkFolio
2 15 (0.87%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.70%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.64%) SAP MDG
4 11 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.58%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.47%) Misys Opics
6 8 (0.47%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.47%) Softmar
7 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.41%) Summit
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.29%) EQXanite
9 5 (0.29%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.43%) SaaS
2 46 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.51%) Office 365
5 18 (1.05%) Yammer
6 13 (0.76%) Google Play
6 13 (0.76%) iTunes
7 12 (0.70%) GitHub
8 8 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.41%) IaaS
10 6 (0.35%) PaaS
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.12%) Force.com
13 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.42%) Firewall
2 59 (3.43%) DNS
3 48 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 46 (2.68%) DHCP
5 45 (2.62%) WAN
6 43 (2.50%) LAN
7 40 (2.33%) VPN
8 29 (1.69%) SAN
9 24 (1.40%) Internet
10 22 (1.28%) MPLS
11 18 (1.05%) SSL
12 17 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
14 14 (0.81%) NAS
15 13 (0.76%) Skype
16 11 (0.64%) Network Security
16 11 (0.64%) VoIP
16 11 (0.64%) Wireless
17 10 (0.58%) BGP
18 9 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 51 (2.97%) MySQL
7 47 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 40 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (1.86%) Big Data
10 32 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.99%) DTS
16 17 (0.99%) SAP HANA
17 16 (0.93%) MS Access
17 16 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 55 (3.20%) Selenium
3 50 (2.91%) JIRA
4 29 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 26 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 24 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 22 (1.28%) Maven
8 21 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.05%) JUnit
10 17 (0.99%) HP UFT
11 15 (0.87%) SoapUI
12 14 (0.81%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.76%) NUnit
13 13 (0.76%) Subversion
14 11 (0.64%) ERwin
14 11 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.47%) FitNesse
16 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
General
1 807 (46.95%) Finance
2 382 (22.22%) Banking
3 226 (13.15%) Front Office
4 118 (6.86%) Marketing
5 107 (6.22%) Retail
6 99 (5.76%) Investment Banking
7 69 (4.01%) Legal
8 53 (3.08%) Telecoms
9 50 (2.91%) Financial Institution
10 35 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
11 33 (1.92%) Advertising
12 32 (1.86%) Games
13 30 (1.75%) Music Industry
14 23 (1.34%) Manufacturing
14 23 (1.34%) Private Banking
15 22 (1.28%) Law
16 9 (0.52%) Military
17 8 (0.47%) Billing
17 8 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (24.90%) Analyst
1 428 (24.90%) Developer
2 209 (12.16%) Business Analyst
3 121 (7.04%) Applications Support
4 117 (6.81%) Project Manager
5 113 (6.57%) Architect
6 111 (6.46%) Support Analyst
7 105 (6.11%) C# Developer
8 95 (5.53%) Java Developer
9 89 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 88 (5.12%) SQL Developer
11 85 (4.94%) .NET Developer
12 75 (4.36%) Consultant
13 70 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 70 (4.07%) IT Manager
14 60 (3.49%) Financial Analyst
15 54 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
16 49 (2.85%) Banking Analyst
17 48 (2.79%) Support Engineer
18 47 (2.73%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (13.67%) .NET
2 140 (8.14%) XML
3 138 (8.03%) HTML
4 105 (6.11%) AngularJS
5 99 (5.76%) CSS
6 85 (4.94%) jQuery
7 78 (4.54%) ASP.NET
8 72 (4.19%) WPF
9 70 (4.07%) WCF
10 62 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
11 58 (3.37%) Spring
12 54 (3.14%) Web Services
13 49 (2.85%) .NET Framework
14 43 (2.50%) HTML5
15 38 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (2.15%) Node.js
17 34 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (1.98%) React
18 32 (1.86%) Entity Framework
18 32 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 117 (6.81%) Fixed Income
4 103 (5.99%) Derivative
5 79 (4.60%) Hedge funds
6 70 (4.07%) Equities
7 67 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 65 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (3.14%) Fintech
10 47 (2.73%) SWIFT
11 42 (2.44%) User Experience
12 40 (2.33%) Data Centre
12 40 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.40%) Clustering
13 24 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.28%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.22%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.22%) EPoS
15 21 (1.22%) Reference Data
16 20 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 292 (16.99%) Windows
2 192 (11.17%) Linux
3 148 (8.61%) Unix
4 147 (8.55%) Windows Server
5 74 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.75%) Solaris
9 23 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.47%) Android
14 8 (0.47%) CentOS
15 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.17%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) VMS
17 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (13.21%) Business Analysis
3 220 (12.80%) Project Management
4 175 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 165 (9.60%) ITIL
6 139 (8.09%) Scrum
6 139 (8.09%) SDLC
7 137 (7.97%) CRM
8 110 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
9 105 (6.11%) TDD
10 103 (5.99%) MVC
11 98 (5.70%) Asset Management
11 98 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 95 (5.53%) PRINCE2
12 95 (5.53%) Web Development
13 94 (5.47%) Investment Management
13 94 (5.47%) OO
14 85 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 82 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 533 (31.01%) SQL
2 274 (15.94%) C#
3 227 (13.21%) Java
4 216 (12.57%) JavaScript
5 77 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 72 (4.19%) Python
7 66 (3.84%) T-SQL
8 51 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 48 (2.79%) PHP
10 47 (2.73%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.44%) Perl
12 39 (2.27%) C
13 33 (1.92%) C++
14 31 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.45%) VBA
16 20 (1.16%) Scala
17 18 (1.05%) Ruby
18 17 (0.99%) VBScript
19 15 (0.87%) ABAP
19 15 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (11.69%) Degree
2 45 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (2.09%) CCNA
4 30 (1.75%) ISEB
5 26 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.28%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.11%) CCNP
8 19 (1.11%) MCSE
9 18 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.93%) PhD
10 16 (0.93%) Postgraduate
11 13 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.64%) CFA
12 11 (0.64%) MCP
12 11 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.41%) MCITP
14 7 (0.41%) PMP
15 6 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.58%) QA
2 83 (4.83%) MiFID
3 71 (4.13%) SLA
4 27 (1.57%) EMIR
5 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.41%) FATCA
9 7 (0.41%) GCP
9 7 (0.41%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.41%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.23%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.12%) UCITS
13 1 (0.058%) SEPA
System Software
1 122 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 111 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.75%) vSphere
5 21 (1.22%) XenApp
6 20 (1.16%) Docker
7 12 (0.70%) ISA Server
8 11 (0.64%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 11 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.41%) NFS
10 7 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.23%) Firmware
13 3 (0.17%) Gluster
13 3 (0.17%) Xen
13 3 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (3.03%) SCCM
2 38 (2.21%) SCOM
3 20 (1.16%) Puppet
3 20 (1.16%) WSUS
4 19 (1.11%) Ansible
5 12 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (0.70%) MOM
5 12 (0.70%) Nagios
5 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.58%) Control-M
7 9 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.29%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.17%) vMotion
12 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 299 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 187 (10.88%) Oracle
3 150 (8.73%) VMware
4 68 (3.96%) SAP
5 63 (3.66%) Cisco
6 57 (3.32%) Citrix
7 54 (3.14%) HP
8 46 (2.68%) Bloomberg
9 43 (2.50%) IBM
10 37 (2.15%) Google
11 32 (1.86%) Charles River
12 26 (1.51%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.40%) Sybase
15 23 (1.34%) Murex
15 23 (1.34%) Sun
16 21 (1.22%) Actimize
16 21 (1.22%) Apple
17 20 (1.16%) Dell
18 19 (1.11%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 37 minutes ago
London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and large package
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £60 to £65,000 per annum plus great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday