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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 136 136
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 102 143 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 2.25% 2.03%
As % of the General category 3.58% 3.75% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 97 122 177
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,625 £35,750
90th Percentile £90,500 £86,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +13.04%  

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 2849 3811 6028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.57% 60.02% 58.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4104 5501 8073
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £88,750
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 141 (64.98%) Finance
2 69 (31.80%) Banking
3 59 (27.19%) SQL Server
4 57 (26.27%) SQL
5 48 (22.12%) Java
6 35 (16.13%) Linux
7 33 (15.21%) Windows
7 33 (15.21%) Oracle
8 32 (14.75%) Advertising
9 30 (13.82%) Front Office
10 27 (12.44%) Degree
11 25 (11.52%) Computer Science
11 25 (11.52%) AngularJS
12 23 (10.60%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (10.60%) Derivative
13 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 22 (10.14%) Asset Management
14 21 (9.68%) Quality Management
14 21 (9.68%) Unix
14 21 (9.68%) Business Analysis
15 20 (9.22%) Service Delivery
15 20 (9.22%) Fixed Income
15 20 (9.22%) Retail
16 19 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (8.76%) C#
17 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
17 18 (8.29%) JIRA
17 18 (8.29%) Investment Management
17 18 (8.29%) SaaS
18 17 (7.83%) Data Reconciliation

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 10 (4.61%) CMS
1 10 (4.61%) Confluence
2 4 (1.84%) Apache
2 4 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.92%) IIS
3 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Bloomberg AIM
1 2 (0.92%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (0.92%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.46%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.46%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.29%) SaaS
2 8 (3.69%) Yammer
3 4 (1.84%) G Suite
4 3 (1.38%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) Force.com
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) Slack
5 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) DNS
2 7 (3.23%) DHCP
2 7 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.30%) Firewall
4 4 (1.84%) VLAN
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) LAN
5 3 (1.38%) WAN
5 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.92%) Intranet
6 2 (0.92%) LDAP
6 2 (0.92%) SAN
6 2 (0.92%) SSL
6 2 (0.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.46%) SNMP
7 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.76%) MySQL
6 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) KDB
10 1 (0.46%) MS Access
10 1 (0.46%) OLAP
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (8.29%) JIRA
2 9 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.69%) Maven
4 5 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.46%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 141 (64.98%) Finance
2 69 (31.80%) Banking
3 32 (14.75%) Advertising
4 30 (13.82%) Front Office
5 20 (9.22%) Retail
6 17 (7.83%) Financial Institution
7 16 (7.37%) Investment Banking
8 12 (5.53%) Marketing
9 5 (2.30%) Military
9 5 (2.30%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.38%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.46%) International Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (23.04%) Developer
2 30 (13.82%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.98%) Analyst
3 26 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.14%) Architect
5 19 (8.76%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.29%) Project Manager
6 18 (8.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (8.29%) Senior Systems Developer
7 17 (7.83%) Senior SQL Developer
7 17 (7.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (7.37%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 14 (6.45%) Junior
10 13 (5.99%) Applications Engineer
11 12 (5.53%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.53%) IT Manager
12 11 (5.07%) Product Manager
13 10 (4.61%) Junior Developer
13 10 (4.61%) Junior Java Developer
13 10 (4.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.52%) AngularJS
2 23 (10.60%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (6.91%) XML
4 14 (6.45%) .NET
5 12 (5.53%) HTML
6 11 (5.07%) Hibernate
6 11 (5.07%) Spring
7 9 (4.15%) HTML5
7 9 (4.15%) XSD
8 8 (3.69%) FpML
9 7 (3.23%) CSS
10 6 (2.76%) SOAP
11 4 (1.84%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
14 1 (0.46%) Node.js
14 1 (0.46%) REST
14 1 (0.46%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.60%) Derivative
3 20 (9.22%) Fixed Income
4 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.91%) Fintech
6 12 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (5.07%) User Experience
8 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (3.69%) EPoS
11 7 (3.23%) SWIFT
12 5 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (2.30%) Equities
12 5 (2.30%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.30%) Swaptions
13 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
14 3 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 2 (0.92%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.13%) Linux
2 33 (15.21%) Windows
3 21 (9.68%) Unix
4 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.84%) CentOS
7 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.38%) Solaris
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.14%) Asset Management
2 21 (9.68%) Business Analysis
2 21 (9.68%) Quality Management
3 20 (9.22%) Service Delivery
4 19 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.29%) Investment Management
6 17 (7.83%) Data Reconciliation
6 17 (7.83%) Validation
7 15 (6.91%) Data Analysis
7 15 (6.91%) Product Management
8 14 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.45%) Requirements Management
9 12 (5.53%) Change Control
9 12 (5.53%) Fund Management
9 12 (5.53%) Portfolio Management
9 12 (5.53%) Wealth Management
10 11 (5.07%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.07%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.27%) SQL
2 48 (22.12%) Java
3 19 (8.76%) C#
4 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.61%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.69%) C++
8 7 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.23%) VBA
9 6 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.30%) PHP
11 3 (1.38%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.38%) Perl
11 3 (1.38%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.92%) C
12 2 (0.92%) VBScript
13 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.23%) PhD
3 7 (3.23%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.38%) ACCA
4 3 (1.38%) CIMA
5 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.92%) PMP
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.83%) MiFID
2 12 (5.53%) EMIR
3 8 (3.69%) ISO 20022
3 8 (3.69%) PMO
3 8 (3.69%) QA
3 8 (3.69%) SLA
4 7 (3.23%) ISO 15022
5 4 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.46%) FATCA
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) SEPA
6 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) Control-M
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (15.21%) Oracle
2 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.99%) Sybase
4 8 (3.69%) Google
5 6 (2.76%) Calypso
5 6 (2.76%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.76%) webMethods
5 6 (2.76%) Xerox
6 5 (2.30%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.30%) Cisco
6 5 (2.30%) VMware
7 4 (1.84%) Apple
7 4 (1.84%) HP
7 4 (1.84%) SAP
8 3 (1.38%) Charles River
8 3 (1.38%) Murex
8 3 (1.38%) Remedy
8 3 (1.38%) Sage
8 3 (1.38%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (0.92%) Eze Castle Integration
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