The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 308 239
Rank change year-on-year +5 -69  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 869 961 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the General category 2.45% 2.42% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 675 831 1111
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +8.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35510 39715 46221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.39% 42.99% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27298 32997 37082
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in England

Back Office
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office in England.

Salary trend for Back Office in England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in England

Back Office
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 520 £62,500 -3.84% 85
South East +65 155 £45,000 +2.85% 22
North West -35 49 £45,000 +20.00% 12
East of England +23 39 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +9 26 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire -10 26 £50,000 +42.85% 6
West Midlands -41 26 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West -2 24 £42,500 +12.08% 6
North East +8 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 763 (46.61%) Finance
2 418 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (25.47%) SQL
4 398 (24.31%) Banking
5 323 (19.73%) Windows
6 310 (18.94%) Microsoft
7 304 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 237 (14.48%) Java
9 230 (14.05%) C#
10 221 (13.50%) .NET
11 190 (11.61%) Business Analysis
12 183 (11.18%) Scrum
13 177 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 177 (10.81%) Retail
14 172 (10.51%) Linux
15 167 (10.20%) Front Office
16 162 (9.90%) Degree
17 161 (9.84%) SDLC
18 160 (9.77%) ITIL
19 148 (9.04%) Oracle
20 146 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
20 146 (8.92%) Marketing
21 143 (8.74%) HTML
22 138 (8.43%) Project Management
23 126 (7.70%) XML
24 125 (7.64%) CSS
24 125 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
25 123 (7.51%) Mentoring
26 120 (7.33%) E-Commerce
27 114 (6.96%) Windows Server

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 53 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.69%) CMS
2 44 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 31 (1.89%) Confluence
3 31 (1.89%) IIS
4 26 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.47%) Apache
6 18 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.73%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.67%) JBoss
11 11 (0.67%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.55%) OpenROAD
14 7 (0.43%) nginx
15 6 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 146 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.061%) InVision
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.95%) Actimize
3 17 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.49%) SAP MDG
6 8 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.31%) Endur
9 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.31%) Misys Opics
9 5 (0.31%) Softmar
9 5 (0.31%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.93%) SaaS
2 28 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.71%) Office 365
3 25 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.04%) GitHub
5 13 (0.79%) Yammer
6 8 (0.49%) G Suite
6 8 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
7 7 (0.43%) IaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.24%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.18%) Boomi
10 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.18%) PaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Slack
10 3 (0.18%) Trello
11 2 (0.12%) Force.com
11 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.95%) VPN
2 69 (4.22%) Firewall
3 60 (3.67%) DNS
4 56 (3.42%) DHCP
5 45 (2.75%) LAN
6 44 (2.69%) SAN
7 40 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 40 (2.44%) WAN
8 31 (1.89%) VLAN
9 26 (1.59%) NAS
10 25 (1.53%) Intranet
11 21 (1.28%) Internet
11 21 (1.28%) VoIP
12 20 (1.22%) Network Security
13 19 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (0.79%) HTTP
15 13 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.73%) SMTP
16 12 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (4.95%) MySQL
4 78 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.41%) MS Access
12 19 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (1.04%) SAP HANA
15 15 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.86%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.61%) Big Data
19 9 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 81 (4.95%) JIRA
2 67 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (2.93%) Selenium
5 41 (2.50%) Subversion
6 31 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.28%) Maven
8 21 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.10%) SoapUI
11 17 (1.04%) JUnit
12 16 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.92%) FitNesse
13 15 (0.92%) HP UFT
14 13 (0.79%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.79%) Moq
15 12 (0.73%) NUnit
16 11 (0.67%) WinDbg
17 10 (0.61%) Mocha
General
1 763 (46.61%) Finance
2 398 (24.31%) Banking
3 177 (10.81%) Retail
4 167 (10.20%) Front Office
5 146 (8.92%) Marketing
6 93 (5.68%) Investment Banking
7 83 (5.07%) Legal
8 53 (3.24%) Telecoms
9 50 (3.05%) Financial Institution
10 47 (2.87%) Advertising
11 44 (2.69%) Games
11 44 (2.69%) Manufacturing
12 36 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
13 35 (2.14%) Private Banking
14 31 (1.89%) Retail Banking
15 23 (1.41%) Military
16 19 (1.16%) Electronics
17 17 (1.04%) Music Industry
18 14 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 464 (28.34%) Analyst
2 394 (24.07%) Developer
3 187 (11.42%) Business Analyst
4 111 (6.78%) Applications Support
5 107 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 104 (6.35%) Architect
7 97 (5.93%) Java Developer
7 97 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 88 (5.38%) Service Analyst
9 79 (4.83%) Financial Analyst
9 79 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
10 75 (4.58%) SQL Developer
11 73 (4.46%) Project Manager
12 66 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
13 64 (3.91%) Banking Analyst
14 60 (3.67%) C# Developer
15 59 (3.60%) IT Manager
16 58 (3.54%) Finance Business Analyst
17 54 (3.30%) Consultant
18 53 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (13.50%) .NET
2 143 (8.74%) HTML
3 126 (7.70%) XML
4 125 (7.64%) CSS
5 87 (5.31%) AngularJS
5 87 (5.31%) ASP.NET
5 87 (5.31%) Spring
6 67 (4.09%) Web Services
7 65 (3.97%) HTML5
8 58 (3.54%) J2EE
9 53 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
10 50 (3.05%) jQuery
11 44 (2.69%) Hibernate
12 42 (2.57%) Node.js
13 41 (2.50%) JSON
14 40 (2.44%) .NET Framework
14 40 (2.44%) WPF
15 38 (2.32%) WCF
16 36 (2.20%) RESTful
17 35 (2.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.68%) Equities
3 83 (5.07%) Fixed Income
4 82 (5.01%) Derivative
4 82 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 77 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (4.64%) Computer Science
7 57 (3.48%) User Experience
8 56 (3.42%) Hedge funds
9 48 (2.93%) Fintech
10 46 (2.81%) SWIFT
11 33 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 31 (1.89%) Data Centre
13 30 (1.83%) iPhone
14 28 (1.71%) Virtual Team
15 25 (1.53%) iPad
16 23 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (1.34%) EPoS
18 19 (1.16%) Reference Data
19 17 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 323 (19.73%) Windows
2 172 (10.51%) Linux
3 114 (6.96%) Windows Server
4 72 (4.40%) Unix
5 65 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 44 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.77%) Android
9 22 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.55%) Solaris
12 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.37%) CentOS
13 6 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.24%) VMS
16 2 (0.12%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (11.61%) Business Analysis
3 183 (11.18%) Scrum
4 161 (9.84%) SDLC
5 160 (9.77%) ITIL
6 138 (8.43%) Project Management
7 125 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 123 (7.51%) Mentoring
9 120 (7.33%) E-Commerce
10 105 (6.41%) TDD
11 101 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 99 (6.05%) CRM
13 95 (5.80%) Test Automation
14 93 (5.68%) Asset Management
14 93 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 91 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 84 (5.13%) Investment Management
17 83 (5.07%) MVC
18 77 (4.70%) OO
19 76 (4.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 417 (25.47%) SQL
2 237 (14.48%) Java
3 230 (14.05%) C#
4 177 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 84 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 53 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 50 (3.05%) PHP
8 38 (2.32%) Python
9 35 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 34 (2.08%) C++
11 26 (1.59%) C
12 22 (1.34%) Ruby
12 22 (1.34%) VBA
13 20 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.86%) VBScript
15 13 (0.79%) ABAP
15 13 (0.79%) Perl
16 11 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.67%) VB
16 11 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 162 (9.90%) Degree
2 50 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (2.26%) CCNA
4 27 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.47%) ISEB
6 19 (1.16%) CCNP
6 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.86%) MCSE
8 14 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 11 (0.67%) CCVP
9 11 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.49%) PhD
10 8 (0.49%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.43%) ACCA
12 6 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.37%) MCP
12 6 (0.37%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.31%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.80%) QA
2 94 (5.74%) SLA
3 55 (3.36%) MiFID
4 27 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.53%) EMIR
5 25 (1.53%) PMO
6 18 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.86%) ISO 20022
8 8 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.49%) ISO 15022
9 7 (0.43%) GDPR
9 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.37%) SEPA
11 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.18%) FATCA
13 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 103 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.10%) Terminal Services
4 18 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
4 18 (1.10%) XenApp
5 17 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 14 (0.86%) XenServer
7 13 (0.79%) KVM
8 10 (0.61%) Docker
8 10 (0.61%) vSphere
9 8 (0.49%) Firmware
10 6 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.31%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 4 (0.24%) NFS
12 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.16%) WSUS
2 18 (1.10%) Puppet
3 14 (0.86%) SCOM
4 12 (0.73%) SCCM
5 11 (0.67%) Ansible
5 11 (0.67%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.37%) Grafana
8 6 (0.37%) Kibana
8 6 (0.37%) logstash
8 6 (0.37%) MOM
8 6 (0.37%) StatsD
9 3 (0.18%) Control-M
10 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.061%) Nagios
11 1 (0.061%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.061%) WMI
Vendors
1 310 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 148 (9.04%) Oracle
3 89 (5.44%) SAP
4 88 (5.38%) VMware
5 74 (4.52%) Citrix
6 58 (3.54%) Cisco
7 48 (2.93%) Sybase
8 46 (2.81%) Bloomberg
9 38 (2.32%) Cognizant
10 37 (2.26%) IBM
11 36 (2.20%) hybris
11 36 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (1.89%) HP
12 31 (1.89%) Xerox
13 19 (1.16%) Google
13 19 (1.16%) Pega
14 18 (1.10%) F5
14 18 (1.10%) McAfee
15 17 (1.04%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.98%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefit
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Northern Trust
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £94,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £94,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isle of Man
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 15% bonus + good bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Morson International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday