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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 114 150
Rank change year-on-year +1 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 115 166 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 2.31% 1.73%
As % of the General category 4.07% 3.93% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 113 146 157
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2829 4219 5968
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.99% 58.76% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 3788 4954
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 148 (71.84%) Finance
2 71 (34.47%) Banking
3 66 (32.04%) SQL Server
4 64 (31.07%) SQL
5 50 (24.27%) Java
6 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 38 (18.45%) AngularJS
7 34 (16.50%) Computer Science
8 31 (15.05%) C#
9 30 (14.56%) Front Office
10 29 (14.08%) Oracle
11 28 (13.59%) Fixed Income
12 27 (13.11%) HTML
12 27 (13.11%) Windows
12 27 (13.11%) Marketing
13 25 (12.14%) SaaS
14 24 (11.65%) FIX Protocol
15 23 (11.17%) Derivative
16 22 (10.68%) Asset Management
16 22 (10.68%) Unix
16 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
16 22 (10.68%) Mentoring
17 20 (9.71%) Advertising
17 20 (9.71%) Linux
17 20 (9.71%) Business Analysis
18 19 (9.22%) Degree
18 19 (9.22%) Visualisation
18 19 (9.22%) Data Visualisation
18 19 (9.22%) Investment Management
18 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.94%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.46%) IIS
3 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) thinkFolio
2 5 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.43%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.94%) Salerio
4 3 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.46%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.46%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.49%) Advent Moxy
5 1 (0.49%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.49%) Decalog
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.49%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.49%) HiInvest
5 1 (0.49%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.49%) LongView
5 1 (0.49%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.49%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
5 1 (0.49%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.14%) SaaS
2 16 (7.77%) Yammer
3 2 (0.97%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) DNS
2 3 (1.46%) DHCP
2 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.97%) LDAP
3 2 (0.97%) SAN
3 2 (0.97%) SSL
3 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) DEFINITY
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.40%) MySQL
5 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.46%) DB2
9 2 (0.97%) Big Data
9 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) KDB
10 1 (0.49%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.49%) QlikView
10 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) Maven
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.49%) ERwin
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 148 (71.84%) Finance
2 71 (34.47%) Banking
3 30 (14.56%) Front Office
4 27 (13.11%) Marketing
5 20 (9.71%) Advertising
6 17 (8.25%) Financial Institution
6 17 (8.25%) Retail
7 9 (4.37%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.43%) Electronics
9 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.94%) Legal
10 4 (1.94%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.97%) Games
12 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.49%) International Banking
13 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (28.64%) Developer
2 37 (17.96%) Senior Developer
3 25 (12.14%) Architect
4 23 (11.17%) SQL Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 18 (8.74%) Consultant
7 18 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (8.74%) Senior SQL Developer
7 18 (8.74%) Senior Systems Developer
8 17 (8.25%) Applications Support
8 17 (8.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (8.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 17 (8.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 16 (7.77%) Analyst
9 16 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (7.77%) Platform Architect
9 16 (7.77%) Project Manager
10 14 (6.80%) Business Analyst
11 13 (6.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.45%) AngularJS
2 27 (13.11%) HTML
3 24 (11.65%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (8.74%) .NET
4 18 (8.74%) CSS
5 12 (5.83%) HTML5
6 11 (5.34%) XML
7 6 (2.91%) FpML
8 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.43%) SOAP
9 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.94%) jQuery
10 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.46%) JMS
11 2 (0.97%) Middleware
11 2 (0.97%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.97%) RESTful
11 2 (0.97%) WCF
11 2 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.50%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.59%) Fixed Income
3 23 (11.17%) Derivative
4 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.31%) SWIFT
6 11 (5.34%) Fintech
6 11 (5.34%) Hedge funds
7 9 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (3.88%) EPoS
9 6 (2.91%) User Experience
10 4 (1.94%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.46%) Clustering
11 3 (1.46%) DTCC
11 3 (1.46%) Equities
11 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.46%) OTC Derivatives
12 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.11%) Windows
2 22 (10.68%) Unix
3 20 (9.71%) Linux
4 18 (8.74%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.46%) CentOS
7 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.68%) Asset Management
1 22 (10.68%) Mentoring
2 20 (9.71%) Business Analysis
3 19 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (9.22%) Data Visualisation
3 19 (9.22%) Investment Management
3 19 (9.22%) Visualisation
4 18 (8.74%) CRM
4 18 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (8.25%) Data Management
5 17 (8.25%) Front End Development
5 17 (8.25%) Web Development
6 16 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.77%) API Integration
6 16 (7.77%) Data Architecture
6 16 (7.77%) Data Reconciliation
6 16 (7.77%) Master Data Management
6 16 (7.77%) Quality Management
6 16 (7.77%) Validation
7 15 (7.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.07%) SQL
2 50 (24.27%) Java
3 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.05%) C#
5 11 (5.34%) C++
6 10 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.37%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.43%) Python
10 4 (1.94%) PHP
10 4 (1.94%) VBScript
11 3 (1.46%) C
11 3 (1.46%) Perl
11 3 (1.46%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.46%) VBA
12 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.97%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (9.22%) Degree
2 16 (7.77%) PhD
2 16 (7.77%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.94%) PMP
4 3 (1.46%) ACCA
4 3 (1.46%) CIMA
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) MiFID
2 10 (4.85%) EMIR
3 8 (3.88%) QA
4 6 (2.91%) PMO
5 5 (2.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (2.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) SEPA
6 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.94%) Nagios
2 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.49%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) Oracle
2 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.34%) Bloomberg
4 7 (3.40%) Google
4 7 (3.40%) HP
5 6 (2.91%) Charles River
5 6 (2.91%) Eze Castle Integration
5 6 (2.91%) SimCorp
6 5 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.43%) Reuters
6 5 (2.43%) SAP
6 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.94%) BISAM
7 4 (1.94%) Snow
7 4 (1.94%) StatPro
7 4 (1.94%) Sun
8 3 (1.46%) Cognos
8 3 (1.46%) IBM
8 3 (1.46%) Sage
8 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
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