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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK / England
Rank 318 319 279
Rank change year-on-year +1 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 776 964 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.40% 2.27% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 645 784 900
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 32296 42521 43851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.49% 43.91% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26188 34871 34848
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +15 503 £67,500 +3.84% 65
South East +84 116 £40,000 +14.28% 20
South West +20 33 £52,500 +26.50% 6
North West -42 29 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +15 28 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Midlands +10 25 £35,000 -12.50% 8
East of England +33 22 £42,500 +21.42% 5
East Midlands -2 15 £39,000 -2.50% 4
North East 0 2 £34,750 +110.60% 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 731 (47.41%) Finance
2 463 (30.03%) SQL
3 353 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (22.89%) Banking
4 292 (18.94%) SQL Server
5 280 (18.16%) Microsoft
6 279 (18.09%) Windows
7 234 (15.18%) C#
8 219 (14.20%) Java
9 218 (14.14%) Business Analysis
10 206 (13.36%) .NET
11 203 (13.16%) JavaScript
12 200 (12.97%) MS Excel
13 192 (12.45%) Front Office
14 168 (10.89%) Project Management
15 165 (10.70%) Degree
16 161 (10.44%) ITIL
17 155 (10.05%) Linux
18 151 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
19 140 (9.08%) Marketing
20 138 (8.95%) Windows Server
21 137 (8.88%) Scrum
21 137 (8.88%) HTML
22 134 (8.69%) Oracle
23 132 (8.56%) XML
24 127 (8.24%) SDLC
25 119 (7.72%) MS Office
26 115 (7.46%) CRM
27 111 (7.20%) VMware
27 111 (7.20%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related 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 49 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.08%) IIS
3 32 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 24 (1.56%) Confluence
5 23 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.04%) IBM Notes
7 16 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.78%) Apache
8 12 (0.78%) CMS
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.45%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 200 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 119 (7.72%) MS Office
3 25 (1.62%) MS Project
4 22 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 17 (1.10%) thinkFolio
2 16 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 11 (0.71%) SAP MDG
3 11 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.65%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
6 7 (0.45%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.39%) Misys Opics
7 6 (0.39%) Softmar
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.26%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.63%) SaaS
2 27 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.43%) Office 365
5 18 (1.17%) Yammer
6 14 (0.91%) GitHub
7 10 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.32%) IaaS
8 5 (0.32%) PaaS
9 4 (0.26%) Google Play
9 4 (0.26%) iTunes
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
10 3 (0.19%) G Suite
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.13%) Force.com
11 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.065%) Boomi
12 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.065%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.70%) Firewall
2 46 (2.98%) DNS
3 38 (2.46%) VPN
4 37 (2.40%) LAN
4 37 (2.40%) WAN
5 36 (2.33%) DHCP
6 33 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 30 (1.95%) SAN
8 19 (1.23%) NAS
9 17 (1.10%) MPLS
9 17 (1.10%) SSL
10 15 (0.97%) Internet
11 13 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (0.84%) Network Security
11 13 (0.84%) VoIP
12 12 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (0.78%) Wireless
13 10 (0.65%) Skype
14 9 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (2.98%) MySQL
5 45 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 42 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.88%) Big Data
10 28 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (1.62%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.36%) MS Access
13 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.10%) SAP HANA
15 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (0.84%) SAP BW
18 12 (0.78%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 52 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.11%) Selenium
3 47 (3.05%) JIRA
4 30 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.30%) Maven
7 20 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 18 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.17%) JUnit
9 16 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.04%) SoapUI
10 12 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.78%) HP UFT
10 12 (0.78%) Subversion
11 11 (0.71%) FitNesse
11 11 (0.71%) NUnit
12 9 (0.58%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.52%) Mocha
General
1 731 (47.41%) Finance
2 353 (22.89%) Banking
3 192 (12.45%) Front Office
4 140 (9.08%) Marketing
5 106 (6.87%) Retail
6 79 (5.12%) Legal
7 67 (4.35%) Investment Banking
8 49 (3.18%) Financial Institution
9 48 (3.11%) Telecoms
10 40 (2.59%) Games
11 34 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
12 28 (1.82%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.62%) Advertising
14 24 (1.56%) Music Industry
15 23 (1.49%) Private Banking
16 16 (1.04%) Law
17 9 (0.58%) Electronics
17 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.45%) Billing
19 5 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 414 (26.85%) Analyst
2 385 (24.97%) Developer
3 200 (12.97%) Business Analyst
4 114 (7.39%) Applications Support
5 107 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 104 (6.74%) Architect
7 93 (6.03%) Project Manager
8 89 (5.77%) Java Developer
9 85 (5.51%) SQL Developer
10 83 (5.38%) C# Developer
11 81 (5.25%) Senior Developer
12 66 (4.28%) .NET Developer
12 66 (4.28%) Applications Support Analyst
13 61 (3.96%) Financial Analyst
14 59 (3.83%) IT Manager
15 56 (3.63%) Banking Analyst
16 54 (3.50%) Service Analyst
17 51 (3.31%) Support Engineer
18 48 (3.11%) Consultant
19 47 (3.05%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (13.36%) .NET
2 137 (8.88%) HTML
3 132 (8.56%) XML
4 95 (6.16%) AngularJS
4 95 (6.16%) CSS
5 64 (4.15%) Spring
6 63 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 62 (4.02%) jQuery
8 57 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
9 55 (3.57%) WPF
10 52 (3.37%) WCF
11 46 (2.98%) J2EE
12 45 (2.92%) HTML5
12 45 (2.92%) Web Services
13 39 (2.53%) Node.js
14 33 (2.14%) Hibernate
14 33 (2.14%) JDBC
15 32 (2.08%) JMS
16 31 (2.01%) React
17 30 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 103 (6.68%) Fixed Income
3 90 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (5.64%) Derivative
5 76 (4.93%) Equities
6 68 (4.41%) Hedge funds
7 59 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (3.37%) SWIFT
9 51 (3.31%) Management Information System
10 49 (3.18%) User Experience
11 41 (2.66%) Fintech
12 33 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (2.01%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.75%) Mobile App
15 23 (1.49%) Clustering
16 22 (1.43%) PMI
17 20 (1.30%) Client/Server
17 20 (1.30%) EPoS
18 19 (1.23%) Virtual Team
19 14 (0.91%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 279 (18.09%) Windows
2 155 (10.05%) Linux
3 138 (8.95%) Windows Server
4 103 (6.68%) Unix
5 70 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.49%) Solaris
9 19 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.71%) Android
13 7 (0.45%) CentOS
14 6 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.39%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.19%) Debian
15 3 (0.19%) VMS
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (14.14%) Business Analysis
3 168 (10.89%) Project Management
4 161 (10.44%) ITIL
5 151 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (8.88%) Scrum
7 127 (8.24%) SDLC
8 115 (7.46%) CRM
9 94 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
9 94 (6.10%) E-Commerce
10 92 (5.97%) TDD
11 88 (5.71%) Investment Management
11 88 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 83 (5.38%) Web Development
13 81 (5.25%) MVC
14 80 (5.19%) OO
15 77 (4.99%) Asset Management
15 77 (4.99%) PRINCE2
16 76 (4.93%) Service Delivery
17 73 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 463 (30.03%) SQL
2 234 (15.18%) C#
3 219 (14.20%) Java
4 203 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 74 (4.80%) PowerShell
6 65 (4.22%) T-SQL
7 54 (3.50%) Python
8 36 (2.33%) PHP
9 34 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 31 (2.01%) Perl
11 30 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.49%) C
12 23 (1.49%) C++
13 18 (1.17%) VBA
14 16 (1.04%) ABAP
14 16 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.91%) VBScript
17 13 (0.84%) Scala
18 12 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (10.70%) Degree
2 37 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 27 (1.75%) ISEB
5 25 (1.62%) CCNA
6 19 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.04%) PhD
8 16 (1.04%) Postgraduate
9 15 (0.97%) Security Cleared
10 13 (0.84%) CCNP
11 12 (0.78%) MCSE
12 11 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.65%) MCP
14 8 (0.52%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.45%) CCVP
16 6 (0.39%) ACCA
16 6 (0.39%) PMP
17 5 (0.32%) CFA
17 5 (0.32%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.77%) QA
2 71 (4.60%) SLA
3 64 (4.15%) MiFID
4 27 (1.75%) EMIR
5 15 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.78%) PMO
8 10 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.39%) FATCA
10 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.13%) GDPR
12 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.13%) SEPA
13 1 (0.065%) IFRS
13 1 (0.065%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.23%) vSphere
5 18 (1.17%) Docker
6 16 (1.04%) XenApp
7 10 (0.65%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 10 (0.65%) ISA Server
7 10 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.39%) NFS
9 6 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.32%) Firmware
11 4 (0.26%) KVM
11 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.26%) XenServer
12 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (2.40%) SCCM
2 28 (1.82%) SCOM
3 19 (1.23%) Ansible
4 17 (1.10%) WSUS
5 14 (0.91%) Puppet
6 13 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (0.58%) MOM
8 9 (0.58%) Nagios
9 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.39%) Control-M
10 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.32%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.13%) StatsD
12 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 280 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 134 (8.69%) Oracle
3 111 (7.20%) VMware
4 61 (3.96%) SAP
5 60 (3.89%) Cisco
6 58 (3.76%) Citrix
7 48 (3.11%) HP
8 47 (3.05%) Bloomberg
9 38 (2.46%) IBM
10 28 (1.82%) Sybase
11 27 (1.75%) Actimize
12 25 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.43%) Charles River
14 20 (1.30%) Dell
14 20 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.23%) Google
15 19 (1.23%) hybris
15 19 (1.23%) Pega
16 16 (1.04%) F5
16 16 (1.04%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago