Period
to 17 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 349 240 295
Rank change year-on-year -109 +55 +21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 472 303 562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.30% 1.10%
As % of the General category 1.51% 2.25% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 356 272 462
10th Percentile £44,375 £52,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33% +15.38%
75th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £105,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £121,000 £132,500
England median annual salary £68,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31,339 13,458 31,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.70% 57.68% 61.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,166 11,252 24,818
10th Percentile £40,774 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £109,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in London

Back Office
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in London.

Salary trend for Back Office in London

Back Office
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Back Office in London

Back Office
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
Central London -32 54 £72,500 -3.33% 22
South London - 4 £35,250 - 1
East London -38 1 £75,000 +36.36% 5
West London -69 1 - - 12
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 233 (49.36%) Finance
2 148 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (30.72%) Social Skills
4 132 (27.97%) SQL
5 84 (17.80%) Python
6 83 (17.58%) Software Engineering
7 79 (16.74%) Fintech
8 78 (16.53%) C#
9 76 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (15.47%) Microservices
10 73 (15.47%) Degree
11 71 (15.04%) Banking
11 71 (15.04%) Java
12 66 (13.98%) Azure
13 65 (13.77%) Hedge funds
14 64 (13.56%) Docker
14 64 (13.56%) Windows
14 64 (13.56%) Project Management
15 59 (12.50%) Linux
16 54 (11.44%) Computer Science
17 53 (11.23%) AWS
17 53 (11.23%) Microsoft
18 51 (10.81%) React
19 49 (10.38%) Equities
20 47 (9.96%) .NET
20 47 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (9.75%) DevOps
22 45 (9.53%) Front Office
23 43 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
24 40 (8.47%) Git (software)

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.91%) IIS
2 9 (1.91%) Tornado
3 7 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.06%) Apache
4 5 (1.06%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (1.06%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.42%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Appian
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) FileNet
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.21%) GIMP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.64%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.42%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.42%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.21%) Minerva
4 1 (0.21%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 66 (13.98%) Azure
2 53 (11.23%) AWS
3 29 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (4.87%) SaaS
5 22 (4.66%) Serverless
6 17 (3.60%) PaaS
7 12 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (2.33%) Azure Key Vault
8 11 (2.33%) GitHub
9 9 (1.91%) GCP
10 8 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.69%) Azure Service Bus
11 6 (1.27%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.06%) IaaS
13 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.64%) Google Workspace
14 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.75%) Firewall
2 10 (2.12%) SAN
2 10 (2.12%) WAN
3 8 (1.69%) HTTP
3 8 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (1.48%) DNS
4 7 (1.48%) VoIP
5 6 (1.27%) DHCP
5 6 (1.27%) FIX Connectivity
5 6 (1.27%) SD-WAN
6 5 (1.06%) AMQP
6 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.64%) LAN
8 2 (0.42%) Broadband
8 2 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.42%) Multicast
8 2 (0.42%) Skype
8 2 (0.42%) SSH
8 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.63%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.87%) MongoDB
3 23 (4.87%) Redis
4 21 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.33%) Hazelcast
8 9 (1.91%) MySQL
8 9 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.69%) Big Data
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.06%) Power BI
11 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.42%) KDB
12 2 (0.42%) Kdb+
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.97%) JUnit
3 14 (2.97%) Mockito
4 12 (2.54%) Maven
5 11 (2.33%) JIRA
6 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.85%) ESLint
8 4 (0.85%) GitLab
8 4 (0.85%) GoCD
9 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.64%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.64%) Selenium
10 2 (0.42%) Ant
10 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.21%) MSTest
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 233 (49.36%) Finance
2 145 (30.72%) Social Skills
3 71 (15.04%) Banking
4 47 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (9.53%) Front Office
6 26 (5.51%) Games
7 21 (4.45%) Retail
8 19 (4.03%) Investment Banking
9 17 (3.60%) Prime Brokerage
10 15 (3.18%) Financial Institution
10 15 (3.18%) Legal
11 11 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (2.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 10 (2.12%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.91%) Influencing Skills
13 9 (1.91%) Online Betting
14 7 (1.48%) Marketing
15 5 (1.06%) Advertising
16 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 127 (26.91%) Developer
2 105 (22.25%) Analyst
3 51 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 48 (10.17%) Applications Support
5 41 (8.69%) Architect
6 38 (8.05%) Applications Support Analyst
7 35 (7.42%) Business Analyst
8 34 (7.20%) C# Developer
9 33 (6.99%) Software Engineer
10 29 (6.14%) Senior Developer
11 28 (5.93%) Java Developer
12 26 (5.51%) Project Manager
13 24 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (4.45%) Consultant
15 18 (3.81%) Python Developer
15 18 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
17 14 (2.97%) .NET Developer
18 12 (2.54%) Programmer
18 12 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.81%) React
2 47 (9.96%) .NET
3 38 (8.05%) REST
4 33 (6.99%) Kafka
5 31 (6.57%) Spring
6 30 (6.36%) Spring Boot
7 25 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (4.66%) FIX Protocol
8 22 (4.66%) Redux
9 21 (4.45%) RESTful
10 20 (4.24%) .NET Core
11 19 (4.03%) NumPy
11 19 (4.03%) Pandas
12 17 (3.60%) Spring MVC
12 17 (3.60%) TensorFlow
13 16 (3.39%) ASP.NET
14 15 (3.18%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.97%) GraphQL
15 14 (2.97%) HTML
16 13 (2.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.77%) Hedge funds
2 49 (10.38%) Equities
3 26 (5.51%) Fixed Income
3 26 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.24%) Derivative
5 20 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (4.03%) Cloud Native
7 16 (3.39%) Blog
8 15 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.18%) SWIFT
9 13 (2.75%) User Experience
10 12 (2.54%) Virtual Team
11 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.33%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.69%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (1.06%) Clustering
14 5 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.56%) Windows
2 59 (12.50%) Linux
3 28 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.72%) Unix
5 16 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (2.54%) Android
8 12 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.58%) Software Engineering
3 79 (16.74%) Fintech
4 76 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (15.47%) Microservices
6 64 (13.56%) Project Management
7 54 (11.44%) Computer Science
8 46 (9.75%) DevOps
9 43 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (7.84%) Scrum
11 33 (6.99%) Analytics
11 33 (6.99%) SDLC
12 31 (6.57%) OOP
13 30 (6.36%) E-Commerce
14 29 (6.14%) Domain-Driven Design
15 27 (5.72%) CRM
15 27 (5.72%) ITIL
15 27 (5.72%) Mentoring
15 27 (5.72%) Risk Management
15 27 (5.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 132 (27.97%) SQL
2 84 (17.80%) Python
3 78 (16.53%) C#
4 71 (15.04%) Java
5 34 (7.20%) TypeScript
6 32 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 25 (5.30%) C++
8 24 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.03%) Java 8
10 18 (3.81%) Kotlin
11 11 (2.33%) C
12 9 (1.91%) R
13 7 (1.48%) PHP
14 6 (1.27%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.27%) Perl
14 6 (1.27%) Scala
14 6 (1.27%) VBScript
15 5 (1.06%) Bash
15 5 (1.06%) Java 11
16 4 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (15.47%) Degree
2 29 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.48%) CHECK Team Member
6 6 (1.27%) HP APS
6 6 (1.27%) MCSE
7 4 (0.85%) CISA
7 4 (0.85%) CISM
7 4 (0.85%) GCIA
7 4 (0.85%) GCIH
7 4 (0.85%) GSEC
7 4 (0.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (0.85%) SANS
8 3 (0.64%) CISSP
8 3 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.78%) QA
2 12 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.91%) PMO
4 6 (1.27%) GDPR
5 5 (1.06%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.85%) SOC 1
6 4 (0.85%) SOC 2
6 4 (0.85%) SOC 3
7 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 64 (13.56%) Docker
2 22 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.30%) Terraform
3 20 (4.24%) SCCM
4 15 (3.18%) Ansible
4 15 (3.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.06%) Control-M
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.42%) Grafana
9 2 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.42%) MOM
9 2 (0.42%) Nagios
9 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.78%) Oracle
3 20 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.97%) HP
6 13 (2.75%) Blue Prism
7 11 (2.33%) Bloomberg
7 11 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.33%) VMware
8 9 (1.91%) Cisco
8 9 (1.91%) Splunk
8 9 (1.91%) Workday
9 8 (1.69%) Apple
9 8 (1.69%) Charles River
9 8 (1.69%) SAP
10 7 (1.48%) Avaya
10 7 (1.48%) Google
10 7 (1.48%) Trayport
11 6 (1.27%) SimCorp
11 6 (1.27%) Veeam