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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 312 268 285
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 872 1295 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.20% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.36% 2.72% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1071 993
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,043 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -

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
36897 47667 49658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.25% 44.30% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29659 38321 39625
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -38 823 £57,500 - 102
London -41 553 £65,000 - 54
South East +68 102 £47,500 +11.76% 11
City of London -35 96 £65,000 - 14
East of England +16 36 £40,000 +3.89% 6
South West -29 33 £32,500 -15.58% 6
North West -28 28 £35,500 -6.57% 4
Surrey +25 26 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Scotland +34 24 £47,500 +29.25% 2
East Midlands -6 24 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Berkshire +51 21 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -7 19 £42,500 -1.16% 7
West Sussex +34 18 £48,000 +3.22% 1
West Midlands -24 18 £40,000 -23.80% 9
Bedfordshire +2 17 £40,000 +3.89%
Crawley - 16 £48,000 -
West Yorkshire -4 14 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Leicestershire +5 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Reading +47 12 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +21 12 £60,000 - 3
Glasgow +20 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Edinburgh +14 12 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Wiltshire -9 12 £32,500 -11.56%
Manchester -30 12 £32,500 -16.12% 3
North East +14 11 £33,250 +12.96%
Leicester +6 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leeds +4 9 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £45,000 -47.05% 1
Bristol +6 8 £35,000 -22.22% 5

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 837 (44.05%) Finance
2 685 (36.05%) SQL
3 420 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 359 (18.89%) SQL Server
5 358 (18.84%) C#
6 354 (18.63%) Banking
7 336 (17.68%) Microsoft
8 318 (16.74%) Windows
9 297 (15.63%) .NET
9 297 (15.63%) Project Management
10 257 (13.53%) Java
11 256 (13.47%) Front Office
12 254 (13.37%) Degree
13 246 (12.95%) Linux
14 216 (11.37%) Oracle
15 206 (10.84%) JavaScript
16 192 (10.11%) Asset Management
17 187 (9.84%) Unix
17 187 (9.84%) MS Excel
18 184 (9.68%) Business Analysis
19 182 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
20 173 (9.11%) XML
21 171 (9.00%) VMware
22 168 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 167 (8.79%) SDLC
24 161 (8.47%) ITIL
25 149 (7.84%) Windows Server
26 146 (7.68%) QA
27 144 (7.58%) HTML
28 141 (7.42%) MVC

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 61 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 51 (2.68%) Skype for Business
3 48 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.47%) IIS
5 45 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 34 (1.79%) MQSeries
7 27 (1.42%) Apache
8 23 (1.21%) Confluence
9 21 (1.11%) ArcGIS
9 21 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.74%) GlassFish
12 14 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.68%) CMS
13 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.58%) JBoss
15 10 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 187 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.37%) MS Office
3 41 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.58%) MS Project
5 13 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 61 (3.21%) Markit EDM
2 49 (2.58%) thinkFolio
3 27 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (1.21%) LatentZero
5 17 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
6 12 (0.63%) SAP CRM
7 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
8 9 (0.47%) Advent Geneva
8 9 (0.47%) Misys Opics
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (0.42%) Tradar
10 7 (0.37%) Summit
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.32%) Salerio
12 5 (0.26%) EQXanite
12 5 (0.26%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.26%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.11%) SaaS
4 23 (1.21%) Office 365
5 20 (1.05%) Google Play
5 20 (1.05%) iTunes
6 9 (0.47%) GitHub
7 7 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (0.37%) IaaS
8 6 (0.32%) FinancialForce.com
8 6 (0.32%) Yammer
9 5 (0.26%) PaaS
10 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.053%) Boomi
13 1 (0.053%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.00%) Firewall
2 84 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 61 (3.21%) DNS
4 60 (3.16%) LAN
5 56 (2.95%) WAN
6 51 (2.68%) DHCP
7 36 (1.89%) VPN
8 34 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (1.58%) Cisco PIX
10 28 (1.47%) SAN
11 27 (1.42%) MPLS
12 24 (1.26%) Internet
13 20 (1.05%) FTP
13 20 (1.05%) Wireless
14 18 (0.95%) HTTP
15 14 (0.74%) Skype
16 13 (0.68%) NAS
17 12 (0.63%) BGP
17 12 (0.63%) Network Security
18 10 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (3.05%) MySQL
6 57 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 51 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 50 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 47 (2.47%) Big Data
10 40 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.68%) Redis
14 26 (1.37%) GIS
15 25 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (1.16%) DTS
17 22 (1.16%) Oracle Database
17 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 82 (4.32%) JIRA
2 78 (4.11%) Selenium
3 53 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (2.68%) Git (software)
5 42 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 34 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.42%) Maven
8 24 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.11%) JUnit
9 21 (1.11%) SoapUI
10 20 (1.05%) Subversion
11 19 (1.00%) TestDirector
12 17 (0.89%) Ant
12 17 (0.89%) HP UFT
13 13 (0.68%) NUnit
14 11 (0.58%) ERwin
15 9 (0.47%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.47%) JBehave
16 8 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 837 (44.05%) Finance
2 354 (18.63%) Banking
3 256 (13.47%) Front Office
4 131 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 101 (5.32%) Retail
6 53 (2.79%) Legal
7 52 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.68%) Marketing
9 50 (2.63%) Financial Institution
10 39 (2.05%) Games
11 29 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
12 27 (1.42%) Law
13 25 (1.32%) Music Industry
14 19 (1.00%) Advertising
15 18 (0.95%) Online Betting
16 16 (0.84%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.68%) Military
17 13 (0.68%) Publishing
18 11 (0.58%) Billing
18 11 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 503 (26.47%) Analyst
2 470 (24.74%) Developer
3 222 (11.68%) Business Analyst
4 180 (9.47%) C# Developer
5 162 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 149 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 140 (7.37%) Applications Support
8 138 (7.26%) .NET Developer
9 111 (5.84%) Java Developer
10 109 (5.74%) Consultant
11 103 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 96 (5.05%) SQL Developer
13 91 (4.79%) Applications Support Analyst
14 86 (4.53%) Architect
15 68 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
16 60 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 56 (2.95%) SQL Analyst
18 52 (2.74%) IT Manager
18 52 (2.74%) Senior Developer
19 44 (2.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (15.63%) .NET
2 173 (9.11%) XML
3 144 (7.58%) HTML
4 119 (6.26%) jQuery
5 108 (5.68%) AngularJS
6 107 (5.63%) WCF
7 100 (5.26%) CSS
8 91 (4.79%) Web Services
9 90 (4.74%) ASP.NET
10 88 (4.63%) WPF
11 62 (3.26%) .NET Framework
12 55 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
13 54 (2.84%) JSON
14 51 (2.68%) Entity Framework
14 51 (2.68%) Middleware
14 51 (2.68%) Spring
15 47 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 45 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (2.37%) Node.js
17 43 (2.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (6.68%) Derivative
3 124 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 121 (6.37%) Fixed Income
5 120 (6.32%) Hedge funds
6 72 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (3.16%) Fintech
8 59 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 53 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (2.63%) Equities
11 47 (2.47%) Data Centre
12 46 (2.42%) User Experience
13 45 (2.37%) Algorithms
14 42 (2.21%) Mathematics
15 33 (1.74%) Mobile App
16 32 (1.68%) Data Structures
17 29 (1.53%) SWIFT
18 27 (1.42%) EPoS
19 26 (1.37%) Reference Data
20 25 (1.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 318 (16.74%) Windows
2 246 (12.95%) Linux
3 187 (9.84%) Unix
4 149 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 79 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (2.16%) Solaris
8 32 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.89%) Android
12 15 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.63%) CentOS
13 12 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.32%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (15.63%) Project Management
3 192 (10.11%) Asset Management
4 184 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 168 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 167 (8.79%) SDLC
7 161 (8.47%) ITIL
8 141 (7.42%) MVC
9 134 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
10 130 (6.84%) PRINCE2
11 129 (6.79%) CRM
12 124 (6.53%) OO
13 120 (6.32%) Scrum
14 118 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 118 (6.21%) E-Commerce
15 109 (5.74%) Software Engineering
16 106 (5.58%) TDD
17 100 (5.26%) Web Development
18 96 (5.05%) Investment Management
19 79 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 685 (36.05%) SQL
2 358 (18.84%) C#
3 257 (13.53%) Java
4 206 (10.84%) JavaScript
5 110 (5.79%) Python
6 83 (4.37%) T-SQL
7 69 (3.63%) PL/SQL
8 66 (3.47%) C
9 62 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 59 (3.11%) Shell Script
11 58 (3.05%) PHP
12 56 (2.95%) Perl
13 54 (2.84%) C++
14 44 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.79%) VB
16 33 (1.74%) Ruby
17 28 (1.47%) Scala
18 27 (1.42%) VBA
19 21 (1.11%) VB.NET
20 14 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 254 (13.37%) Degree
2 49 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (2.32%) CCNA
4 43 (2.26%) ISEB
5 41 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 24 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.11%) PMP
9 19 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.79%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.68%) CCNP
13 11 (0.58%) PhD
14 10 (0.53%) MCSE
14 10 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.53%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.47%) CISSP
15 9 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.42%) CFA
16 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.68%) QA
2 117 (6.16%) MiFID
3 67 (3.53%) SLA
4 29 (1.53%) EMIR
5 19 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.53%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.37%) FATCA
9 7 (0.37%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.26%) Basel III
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.21%) ISO20022
11 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.16%) UCITS
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.053%) ISO15022
14 1 (0.053%) RMADS
System Software
1 140 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.53%) XenApp
4 46 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 40 (2.11%) vSphere
6 26 (1.37%) Terminal Services
6 26 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
7 25 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
8 22 (1.16%) ISA Server
9 18 (0.95%) Docker
10 15 (0.79%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.32%) Gluster
12 6 (0.32%) iptables
12 6 (0.32%) NFS
12 6 (0.32%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.32%) XenServer
13 5 (0.26%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 5 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 70 (3.68%) SCOM
2 68 (3.58%) SCCM
3 35 (1.84%) Control-M
3 35 (1.84%) WSUS
4 27 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 26 (1.37%) MOM
6 20 (1.05%) Puppet
7 18 (0.95%) Ansible
7 18 (0.95%) Nagios
8 17 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.53%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.32%) Nessus
12 6 (0.32%) Nmap
13 5 (0.26%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.21%) Cobbler
14 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 336 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 216 (11.37%) Oracle
3 171 (9.00%) VMware
4 94 (4.95%) Cisco
5 72 (3.79%) Citrix
6 62 (3.26%) HP
7 52 (2.74%) Charles River
8 46 (2.42%) Sybase
9 45 (2.37%) IBM
10 42 (2.21%) Bloomberg
11 39 (2.05%) SAP
12 36 (1.89%) Fidessa
13 35 (1.84%) Murex
14 33 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
15 32 (1.68%) Apple
15 32 (1.68%) F5
16 29 (1.53%) Calypso
16 29 (1.53%) CheckPoint
16 29 (1.53%) Google
16 29 (1.53%) Red Hat
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
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Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Didcot, Oxfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £36080 - £43296 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Blackburn, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
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Doncaster, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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