Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 204 166
Rank change year-on-year +34 -38 -13
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 89 121 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 1.21% 1.90%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.31% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 117 184
Median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £52,250 £43,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £106,000 £88,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year +10.42% -10.45% -0.74%

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 3,383 5,231 6,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.81% 52.11% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,937 4,611 5,561
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 - 3 £57,500 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Back Office
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 53 (59.55%) Finance
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) Degree
4 25 (28.09%) SQL
4 25 (28.09%) Mobile App
4 25 (28.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
6 20 (22.47%) Visualisation
6 20 (22.47%) Data Visualisation
6 20 (22.47%) PHP
6 20 (22.47%) User Experience
7 19 (21.35%) TDD
8 18 (20.22%) HTML
9 17 (19.10%) C#
9 17 (19.10%) CSS
9 17 (19.10%) HTML5
10 15 (16.85%) Azure
10 15 (16.85%) AWS
10 15 (16.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (14.61%) Multithreading
11 13 (14.61%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (13.48%) Middleware
12 12 (13.48%) Windows
13 11 (12.36%) .NET
13 11 (12.36%) Scrum
13 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
13 11 (12.36%) Laravel
14 10 (11.24%) CSS3
14 10 (11.24%) Linux

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 3 (3.37%) CMS
1 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.37%) IIS
1 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) AWS
1 15 (16.85%) Azure
2 7 (7.87%) GCP
2 7 (7.87%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) IaaS
3 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Serverless
5 1 (1.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) Skype
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.12%) SSH
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) KDB
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (59.55%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.49%) Front Office
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.31%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.47%) PHP Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Analyst
5 12 (13.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (11.24%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Python Developer
8 7 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.49%) DevOps Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) HTML
2 17 (19.10%) CSS
2 17 (19.10%) HTML5
3 12 (13.48%) Middleware
4 11 (12.36%) .NET
4 11 (12.36%) Laravel
5 10 (11.24%) CSS3
6 9 (10.11%) React
6 9 (10.11%) Vue.js
7 8 (8.99%) .NET Core
7 8 (8.99%) Kafka
7 8 (8.99%) MSMQ
7 8 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (8.99%) Web Services
7 8 (8.99%) WebSockets
8 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.74%) Spring
9 5 (5.62%) J2EE
9 5 (5.62%) J2SE
9 5 (5.62%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Mobile App
2 20 (22.47%) User Experience
3 15 (16.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (14.61%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (8.99%) Derivative
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.37%) Clustering
6 3 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.25%) Equities
7 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.12%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) CentOS
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
3 20 (22.47%) Data Visualisation
3 20 (22.47%) Visualisation
4 19 (21.35%) TDD
5 13 (14.61%) Multithreading
6 11 (12.36%) Scrum
6 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) DevOps
7 9 (10.11%) Kanban
7 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.99%) Coaching
8 8 (8.99%) Garbage Collection
8 8 (8.99%) Memory Management
8 8 (8.99%) MVC
8 8 (8.99%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.87%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (7.87%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) SQL
3 20 (22.47%) PHP
4 17 (19.10%) C#
5 10 (11.24%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) VBA
7 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) ES6
11 1 (1.12%) Java 8
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 25 (28.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.62%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CISM
5 2 (2.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) NCSC
3 2 (2.25%) NIST
3 2 (2.25%) PMO
4 1 (1.12%) EMIR
4 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Docker
2 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Ansible
4 1 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.12%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
1 8 (8.99%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Murex
5 2 (2.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) iManage
6 1 (1.12%) Okta
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.12%) Sony
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec