Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 217 169
Rank change year-on-year +54 -48 -18
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 31 119 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.19% 1.84%
As % of the General category 1.64% 2.42% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 118 175
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £89,125 £94,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £73,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.56% +5.00% +12.00%

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 1,890 4,926 6,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.58% 49.36% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 4,293 5,399
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +20 2 £60,000 -4.00%
Back Office
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) .NET
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Middleware
6 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
6 5 (16.13%) Azure
6 5 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (16.13%) User Experience
6 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (12.90%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (12.90%) Office 365
7 4 (12.90%) Laravel
7 4 (12.90%) AWS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA

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 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) GCP
4 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Skype
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) Middleware
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) Laravel
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Core
5 3 (9.68%) Angular 2
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.68%) Jest
5 3 (9.68%) Kafka
5 3 (9.68%) MSMQ
5 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.68%) React
5 3 (9.68%) Redux
5 3 (9.68%) WebSockets
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
2 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Requirements Gathering
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation
4 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (9.68%) Kanban
4 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
4 3 (9.68%) Microservices
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Korn
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) PaperCut
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Okta
2 1 (3.23%) OpenLink
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy