Period
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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 171 175
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +33
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 94 60 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.20% 1.31%
As % of the General category 2.00% 1.96% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 72
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,125 -
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £105,000 £83,750 £83,125
90th Percentile - £111,250 £114,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 4,690 3,061 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.56% 61.26% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,627 2,678 3,742
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 3 £72,500 -
Back Office
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 30 (31.91%) Agile
3 24 (25.53%) .NET
4 23 (24.47%) Azure
5 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 17 (18.09%) C#
7 15 (15.96%) CSS
7 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
7 15 (15.96%) Social Skills
8 13 (13.83%) SQL
8 13 (13.83%) PaaS
8 13 (13.83%) IaaS
9 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.77%) HTML
9 12 (12.77%) Windows
9 12 (12.77%) Front Office
10 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.70%) Degree
10 11 (11.70%) Analytics
10 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.70%) DevOps
10 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (11.70%) SDLC
10 11 (11.70%) Public Sector
10 11 (11.70%) Virtual Team
10 11 (11.70%) .NET Core
11 10 (10.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 10 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.64%) Internet

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 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Sketch
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.47%) Azure
2 13 (13.83%) IaaS
2 13 (13.83%) PaaS
3 9 (9.57%) Figma
3 9 (9.57%) Miro
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.19%) AWS
7 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.13%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.06%) Boomi
8 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.06%) GCP
8 1 (1.06%) NuGet
8 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Internet
2 6 (6.38%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) DHCP
3 3 (3.19%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) 3G
4 2 (2.13%) HTTP
4 2 (2.13%) LAN
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.13%) Skype
4 2 (2.13%) SSL
4 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) VPN
4 2 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.06%) WebEx
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.06%) Power BI
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) GitLab
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Social Skills
3 12 (12.77%) Front Office
4 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.70%) Public Sector
5 10 (10.64%) Retail
6 9 (9.57%) Local Government
7 7 (7.45%) Banking
7 7 (7.45%) Legal
7 7 (7.45%) Marketing
8 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
9 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
10 3 (3.19%) Advertising
10 3 (3.19%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.06%) Games
11 1 (1.06%) International Banking
11 1 (1.06%) Law
11 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Designer
6 9 (9.57%) Interaction Designer
7 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Systems Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Data Business Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) CSS
3 12 (12.77%) HTML
4 11 (11.70%) .NET Core
5 6 (6.38%) Twig
6 4 (4.26%) Middleware
6 4 (4.26%) XML
7 3 (3.19%) RESTful
7 3 (3.19%) SOAP
7 3 (3.19%) Web Services
7 3 (3.19%) XSL
8 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.06%) LDAP
8 1 (1.06%) Velocity
8 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Virtual Team
2 9 (9.57%) Graphic Design
2 9 (9.57%) NHS
2 9 (9.57%) User Experience
3 7 (7.45%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.26%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.13%) Clustering
7 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.13%) IoT
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.26%) Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Unix
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Agile
2 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
3 11 (11.70%) Analytics
3 11 (11.70%) DevOps
3 11 (11.70%) SDLC
3 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
4 10 (10.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 10 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
5 9 (9.57%) A/B Testing
5 9 (9.57%) CRM
5 9 (9.57%) Front End Development
5 9 (9.57%) Heuristic Evaluation
5 9 (9.57%) Interaction Design
5 9 (9.57%) Minimum Viable Product
5 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.57%) Service Design
5 9 (9.57%) User Research
5 9 (9.57%) UX Design
5 9 (9.57%) Wireframes
6 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.09%) C#
3 13 (13.83%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) Bash
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) Accessibility
1 9 (9.57%) WCAG
2 4 (4.26%) GDPR
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) Salt
3 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) NEC
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle
4 5 (5.32%) SAP
5 4 (4.26%) PagerDuty
5 4 (4.26%) Sun
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.13%) BMC
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) Dell
6 2 (2.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.13%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) VeriFone