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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 286 233 253
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1061 1529 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.39% 1.21%
As % of the General category 2.53% 3.12% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1221 1124
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
41977 49067 51282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.77% 44.50% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34478 38830 39826
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -40 1015 £55,000 +4.76% 148
London -57 587 £62,500 +4.16% 82
South East +40 160 £47,500 +6.74% 22
City of London +1 139 £61,250 +11.36% 37
West Midlands +60 89 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire +36 48 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Warwickshire +46 46 £45,750 +40.76% 1
South West -16 42 £35,000 -10.82% 6
Warwick +17 36 £70,000 +21.73% 1
North West +16 36 £37,500 -7.40% 7
East Midlands -12 36 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Surrey +36 34 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Yorkshire +18 33 £30,000 -21.05% 8
West Sussex -13 32 £46,500 +4.49% 3
Hampshire +15 28 £42,500 - 6
Crawley -10 27 £46,500 +1.08% 3
Leeds +18 23 £30,000 -21.05% 7
Nottingham +5 23 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 23 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Bristol +18 22 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Berkshire -16 22 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Kent +37 21 £52,500 +23.52%
Scotland -1 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Coventry +18 19 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Birmingham -1 18 £36,250 -27.50% 2
East of England -26 18 £49,000 +27.27% 1
Reading +3 17 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Edinburgh +13 13 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester -3 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Southampton +8 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 908 (45.08%) Finance
2 657 (32.62%) SQL
3 483 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
4 467 (23.19%) Microsoft
5 429 (21.30%) SQL Server
6 428 (21.25%) C#
7 369 (18.32%) .NET
8 343 (17.03%) Project Management
9 342 (16.98%) Windows
10 327 (16.24%) Banking
11 316 (15.69%) Degree
12 304 (15.09%) Front Office
13 266 (13.21%) Asset Management
14 259 (12.86%) Java
15 248 (12.31%) MS Excel
16 247 (12.26%) JavaScript
17 218 (10.82%) Oracle
18 209 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
19 195 (9.68%) Linux
20 188 (9.33%) HTML
21 185 (9.19%) QA
22 184 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 174 (8.64%) Hedge funds
24 172 (8.54%) MVC
25 167 (8.29%) Fixed Income
26 165 (8.19%) Active Directory
27 161 (7.99%) XML
28 159 (7.89%) SDLC
29 158 (7.85%) Unix
29 158 (7.85%) Business Analysis

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 62 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 52 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.28%) IIS
4 33 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 31 (1.54%) CMS
6 29 (1.44%) Skype for Business
7 26 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 25 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.04%) Confluence
9 21 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.70%) Apache
12 12 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.45%) Drupal
14 7 (0.35%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.35%) WordPress
15 6 (0.30%) OpenROAD
15 6 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 248 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.20%) MS Office
3 47 (2.33%) MS Project
4 33 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.099%) InVision
9 2 (0.099%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 78 (3.87%) Markit EDM
2 46 (2.28%) thinkFolio
3 31 (1.54%) SimCorp Dimension
4 24 (1.19%) LatentZero
5 21 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.94%) IntelliMatch
7 14 (0.70%) Beauchamp
8 11 (0.55%) Misys Opics
9 10 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.40%) Hi Portfolio
10 8 (0.40%) Magento
11 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.35%) SAP HR
12 6 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.30%) Tradar
13 5 (0.25%) PORTIA
13 5 (0.25%) SAP CO
13 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
14 4 (0.20%) Decalog
14 4 (0.20%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.24%) SaaS
4 21 (1.04%) Office 365
5 16 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.50%) IaaS
7 7 (0.35%) PaaS
8 5 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.25%) SoftLayer
8 5 (0.25%) Yammer
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.15%) Google Play
10 3 (0.15%) Route 53
10 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.099%) AdWords
11 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.22%) LAN
2 77 (3.82%) WAN
3 76 (3.77%) Firewall
4 68 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 63 (3.13%) DNS
6 53 (2.63%) DHCP
7 35 (1.74%) Internet
7 35 (1.74%) SAN
8 30 (1.49%) VPN
9 26 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (0.99%) Wireless
11 17 (0.84%) HTTP
11 17 (0.84%) Intranet
11 17 (0.84%) Network Security
12 14 (0.70%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (0.70%) FTP
13 13 (0.65%) MPLS
13 13 (0.65%) VoIP
14 11 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (3.48%) MySQL
5 51 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 44 (2.18%) Big Data
8 32 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 32 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.14%) Redis
13 22 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 20 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.79%) QlikView
15 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 120 (5.96%) Selenium
2 91 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (3.97%) JIRA
4 70 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 66 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 31 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 30 (1.49%) TestDirector
7 30 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 25 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 25 (1.24%) Subversion
10 20 (0.99%) HP UFT
11 19 (0.94%) MSTest
12 16 (0.79%) JUnit
12 16 (0.79%) NUnit
13 15 (0.74%) Maven
14 14 (0.70%) Moq
15 12 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
16 10 (0.50%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 908 (45.08%) Finance
2 327 (16.24%) Banking
3 304 (15.09%) Front Office
4 141 (7.00%) Retail
5 128 (6.36%) Investment Banking
6 67 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 58 (2.88%) Marketing
8 55 (2.73%) Legal
9 49 (2.43%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.89%) Games
11 25 (1.24%) Law
11 25 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
13 20 (0.99%) Billing
13 20 (0.99%) Publishing
14 19 (0.94%) Online Betting
15 14 (0.70%) Advertising
16 12 (0.60%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 510 (25.32%) Developer
2 494 (24.53%) Analyst
3 230 (11.42%) Business Analyst
4 222 (11.02%) C# Developer
5 173 (8.59%) .NET Developer
6 168 (8.34%) Project Manager
7 143 (7.10%) Consultant
8 140 (6.95%) Support Analyst
9 130 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 121 (6.01%) SQL Developer
11 116 (5.76%) Applications Support
12 88 (4.37%) Java Developer
13 77 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
14 75 (3.72%) Senior Developer
15 71 (3.53%) Software Developer
16 63 (3.13%) Architect
17 60 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
18 58 (2.88%) Administrator
19 55 (2.73%) SQL Analyst
20 54 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (18.32%) .NET
2 188 (9.33%) HTML
3 161 (7.99%) XML
4 157 (7.80%) jQuery
5 146 (7.25%) CSS
6 124 (6.16%) WCF
7 107 (5.31%) ASP.NET
7 107 (5.31%) Web Services
8 100 (4.97%) AngularJS
9 93 (4.62%) .NET Framework
10 84 (4.17%) JSON
11 71 (3.53%) Entity Framework
12 69 (3.43%) HTML5
13 66 (3.28%) WPF
14 56 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
15 54 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
16 52 (2.58%) REST
17 51 (2.53%) Spring
18 48 (2.38%) SOAP
19 46 (2.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 209 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (8.64%) Hedge funds
3 167 (8.29%) Fixed Income
4 155 (7.70%) Derivative
5 122 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 112 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 104 (5.16%) Management Information System
8 89 (4.42%) Equities
9 55 (2.73%) User Experience
10 42 (2.09%) Fintech
10 42 (2.09%) Mathematics
11 36 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
13 32 (1.59%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.49%) Client/Server
14 30 (1.49%) Data Centre
14 30 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.39%) EPoS
16 21 (1.04%) Reference Data
17 19 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (16.98%) Windows
2 195 (9.68%) Linux
3 158 (7.85%) Unix
4 140 (6.95%) Windows Server
5 81 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.54%) Android
9 23 (1.14%) Solaris
9 23 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.50%) CentOS
14 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.20%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (17.03%) Project Management
3 266 (13.21%) Asset Management
4 184 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 172 (8.54%) MVC
6 159 (7.89%) SDLC
7 158 (7.85%) Business Analysis
7 158 (7.85%) Web Development
8 156 (7.75%) PRINCE2
9 152 (7.55%) CRM
10 148 (7.35%) Scrum
11 138 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 137 (6.80%) Investment Management
12 137 (6.80%) ITIL
13 126 (6.26%) E-Commerce
14 124 (6.16%) TDD
15 109 (5.41%) Software Engineering
16 104 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
17 102 (5.06%) OO
17 102 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 657 (32.62%) SQL
2 428 (21.25%) C#
3 259 (12.86%) Java
4 247 (12.26%) JavaScript
5 111 (5.51%) Python
6 97 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 82 (4.07%) C++
8 72 (3.57%) PHP
9 71 (3.53%) C
9 71 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 58 (2.88%) Perl
11 52 (2.58%) VB
12 44 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 41 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 41 (2.04%) VBA
14 37 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.94%) Ruby
17 13 (0.65%) Korn
17 13 (0.65%) Lua
Qualifications
1 316 (15.69%) Degree
2 45 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (1.94%) ISEB
4 36 (1.79%) PMP
4 36 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.64%) CCNA
6 25 (1.24%) MCSE
7 22 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 21 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 20 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.70%) CCA
14 13 (0.65%) CCNP
15 12 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.60%) MCP
16 11 (0.55%) DV Cleared
16 11 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (9.19%) QA
2 107 (5.31%) MiFID
3 66 (3.28%) SLA
4 30 (1.49%) EMIR
5 29 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.29%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.99%) ISO 14001
8 19 (0.94%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.79%) ISO22301
10 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.45%) SEPA
13 8 (0.40%) COBIT
14 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.20%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.15%) AIFMD
16 3 (0.15%) Basel III
16 3 (0.15%) BS7799
16 3 (0.15%) FATCA
16 3 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 165 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 123 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.33%) XenApp
4 43 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 25 (1.24%) vSphere
7 17 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 17 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
8 15 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (0.74%) ISA Server
9 13 (0.65%) Docker
9 13 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.45%) XenServer
12 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.15%) Firmware
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.15%) vCloud
15 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (3.03%) SCOM
2 51 (2.53%) SCCM
3 33 (1.64%) Control-M
4 23 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 19 (0.94%) WSUS
6 16 (0.79%) MOM
7 13 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 10 (0.50%) Nagios
8 10 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.45%) Puppet
10 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.25%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.20%) Ansible
12 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.20%) Nessus
12 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.20%) Nmap
12 4 (0.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 467 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 218 (10.82%) Oracle
3 149 (7.40%) VMware
4 85 (4.22%) Cisco
5 73 (3.62%) Citrix
6 61 (3.03%) Murex
7 55 (2.73%) SimCorp
8 54 (2.68%) Charles River
9 52 (2.58%) HP
10 46 (2.28%) Calypso
10 46 (2.28%) Sybase
11 42 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (1.79%) SAP
13 33 (1.64%) SunGard
14 30 (1.49%) Bloomberg
14 30 (1.49%) Sun
15 28 (1.39%) BISAM
15 28 (1.39%) Fidessa
16 26 (1.29%) EMC
16 26 (1.29%) IBM
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago