Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 147 154
Rank change year-on-year -46 +7 -38
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 167 214 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 2.09% 1.91%
As % of the General category 2.91% 3.61% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 200 178
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £38,200 £27,425 £39,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,375
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,745 5,926 7,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.56% 57.99% 59.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,134 5,334 6,396
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £94,375
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.35%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the City of London

Back Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the City of London

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the City of London

Back Office
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £52,500 -
Back Office
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 102 (61.08%) Finance
2 74 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (32.93%) SQL
4 48 (28.74%) Microsoft
5 47 (28.14%) .NET
6 40 (23.95%) Banking
7 38 (22.75%) Oracle
8 36 (21.56%) Java
9 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
10 33 (19.76%) Windows
11 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
11 31 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (17.96%) AngularJS
13 28 (16.77%) DevOps
14 27 (16.17%) C#
14 27 (16.17%) HTML
15 25 (14.97%) Project Management
16 24 (14.37%) MVC
16 24 (14.37%) Business Analysis
17 23 (13.77%) PHP
17 23 (13.77%) CSS
17 23 (13.77%) SOA
17 23 (13.77%) Mobile App
18 22 (13.17%) Visualisation
19 21 (12.57%) Data Visualisation
19 21 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (12.57%) ITIL
19 21 (12.57%) Unix
20 20 (11.98%) Linux
20 20 (11.98%) Degree

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (8.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.59%) CMS
4 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.80%) Confluence
5 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.20%) Drupal
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.20%) WordPress
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (8.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.80%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.80%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.80%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.80%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.20%) Front Arena
3 2 (1.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.60%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.60%) Kondor
4 1 (0.60%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.80%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.80%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.60%) NuGet
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) FTP
2 4 (2.40%) SSH
3 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.99%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.40%) KDB
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.80%) MySQL
6 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.20%) QlikView
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.60%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Selenium
1 10 (5.99%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.19%) Subversion
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.99%) JIRA
3 5 (2.99%) Maven
4 4 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.80%) Ant
5 3 (1.80%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.60%) Capybara
7 1 (0.60%) Gradle
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 102 (61.08%) Finance
2 40 (23.95%) Banking
3 15 (8.98%) General Ledger
4 14 (8.38%) Front Office
5 9 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.79%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (3.59%) Marketing
8 4 (2.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.80%) Games
9 3 (1.80%) Law
10 2 (1.20%) Digital Economy
10 2 (1.20%) Publishing
10 2 (1.20%) Retail
10 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.20%) Romanian Language
11 1 (0.60%) Advertising
11 1 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (32.93%) Developer
2 43 (25.75%) Analyst
3 23 (13.77%) Support Analyst
4 19 (11.38%) Architect
5 16 (9.58%) Applications Support
5 16 (9.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 16 (9.58%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.98%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.98%) Business Analyst
7 14 (8.38%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (8.38%) PHP Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Consultant
9 10 (5.99%) Oracle Architect
9 10 (5.99%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.14%) .NET
2 30 (17.96%) AngularJS
3 27 (16.17%) HTML
4 23 (13.77%) CSS
5 20 (11.98%) Laravel
6 17 (10.18%) REST
7 14 (8.38%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.78%) WCF
9 12 (7.19%) jQuery
10 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (6.59%) JSON
11 10 (5.99%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.39%) .NET Core
12 9 (5.39%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.79%) Middleware
13 8 (4.79%) WPF
13 8 (4.79%) XML
14 7 (4.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Mobile App
2 21 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.78%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (8.38%) Management Information System
5 13 (7.78%) Equities
6 12 (7.19%) Derivative
7 9 (5.39%) User Experience
8 8 (4.79%) Fixed Income
9 6 (3.59%) Fintech
9 6 (3.59%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.99%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.40%) NHS
11 4 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.80%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.80%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.80%) Replication
13 2 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Windows
2 21 (12.57%) Unix
3 20 (11.98%) Linux
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.40%) Solaris
6 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (16.77%) DevOps
4 25 (14.97%) Project Management
5 24 (14.37%) Business Analysis
5 24 (14.37%) MVC
6 23 (13.77%) SOA
7 22 (13.17%) Visualisation
8 21 (12.57%) Data Visualisation
8 21 (12.57%) ITIL
9 19 (11.38%) TDD
10 16 (9.58%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (9.58%) ERP
10 16 (9.58%) Web Development
11 15 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.98%) OO
11 15 (8.98%) OOP
11 15 (8.98%) Risk Management
11 15 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (8.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.93%) SQL
2 36 (21.56%) Java
3 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.17%) C#
5 23 (13.77%) PHP
6 16 (9.58%) Python
7 14 (8.38%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.59%) Perl
9 10 (5.99%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.99%) AWK
11 5 (2.99%) Java 8
11 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.80%) C
13 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (1.20%) VBA
14 1 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (11.98%) Degree
2 15 (8.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.99%) CFA
3 5 (2.99%) MBA
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) QA
2 11 (6.59%) MiFID
3 5 (2.99%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.40%) GDPR
5 3 (1.80%) EMIR
6 2 (1.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.60%) AIFMD
System Software
1 8 (4.79%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.20%) cPanel
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Control-M
3 1 (0.60%) logstash
3 1 (0.60%) Terraform
3 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.75%) Oracle
3 8 (4.79%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.19%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.99%) Google
5 5 (2.99%) IBM
5 5 (2.99%) Reuters
5 5 (2.99%) SAP
5 5 (2.99%) Sybase
6 4 (2.40%) FXall
7 3 (1.80%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.80%) Charles River
7 3 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.20%) Calypso
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix
8 2 (1.20%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.20%) Tableau
9 1 (0.60%) Mitel
9 1 (0.60%) Splunk