Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 172 236
Rank change year-on-year -44 +64 -28
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 45 35 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.23% 1.37% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 82
10th Percentile £52,500 £58,250 £49,775
25th Percentile £61,563 £62,500 £54,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £105,000 £83,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £131,000 " £122,500
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +3.45% +11.54%

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 3,664 2,547 6,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.26% 62.41% 60.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,245 2,235 5,140
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Front Office
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) Banking
5 11 (24.44%) Azure
5 11 (24.44%) SDLC
6 10 (22.22%) DevOps
6 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) Hedge funds
8 8 (17.78%) .NET
9 7 (15.56%) Linux
9 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
9 7 (15.56%) Derivative
9 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
9 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.11%) Equities
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) Unix
11 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
11 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol

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 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (2.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Azure
2 3 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Key Vault
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DHCP
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
1 2 (4.44%) Mockito
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Front Office
3 13 (28.89%) Banking
4 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
6 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.22%) Games
8 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
3 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (6.67%) Kafka
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) Scalaz
5 2 (4.44%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) ARM Templates
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.22%) FpML
6 1 (2.22%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) React
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 9 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 7 (15.56%) Derivative
4 5 (11.11%) Equities
5 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.67%) Clustering
6 3 (6.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
7 2 (4.44%) Handset
7 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.22%) Eurex
8 1 (2.22%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.44%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) SDLC
2 10 (22.22%) DevOps
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.67%) Fintech
6 3 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
6 3 (6.67%) Microservices
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Server Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) Go
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CHECK Team Member
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) HNC
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) MOM
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Trayport
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Reuters
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.22%) Murex
6 1 (2.22%) Sun