Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 240 239
Rank change year-on-year -70 -1 -51
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 745 1,016 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.45% 1.48%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.83% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 588 863 1,049
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +8.18% +10.00%

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 34,637 35,884 43,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.55% 51.09% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26,885 28,465 37,184
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in London

Back Office
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Back Office in London

Back Office
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 -9 222 £65,000 - 14
South London +15 27 £52,500 -27.59% 2
West London -24 12 £40,000 -30.43% 11
East London -15 6 £65,000 +30.00% 4
North London - 5 £60,000 - 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 465 (62.42%) Finance
2 262 (35.17%) Banking
3 236 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (29.66%) SQL
5 151 (20.27%) Java
6 142 (19.06%) .NET
7 134 (17.99%) Microsoft
8 124 (16.64%) Degree
9 119 (15.97%) C#
10 111 (14.90%) Business Analysis
11 110 (14.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 109 (14.63%) Project Management
13 98 (13.15%) Linux
14 97 (13.02%) SQL Server
15 96 (12.89%) Front Office
15 96 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
16 83 (11.14%) Equities
17 82 (11.01%) JavaScript
18 78 (10.47%) Derivative
19 77 (10.34%) Oracle
19 77 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
20 76 (10.20%) Windows
21 75 (10.07%) Scrum
22 70 (9.40%) Investment Banking
23 69 (9.26%) Software Engineering
23 69 (9.26%) Change Management
23 69 (9.26%) DevOps
24 67 (8.99%) ITIL
25 66 (8.86%) MVC
26 65 (8.72%) Fintech

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 25 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.15%) CMS
4 8 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.07%) Umbraco
5 7 (0.94%) IIS
5 7 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.67%) WordPress
7 4 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.40%) Confluence
8 3 (0.40%) Drupal
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.27%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.40%) LibreOffice
7 3 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.27%) Moqups
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.68%) Oracle Financials
1 20 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
3 9 (1.21%) Workfront
4 6 (0.81%) IntelliMatch
4 6 (0.81%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.81%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.40%) Endur
6 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.27%) Kondor
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.27%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.62%) SaaS
3 21 (2.82%) Office 365
4 20 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.42%) IaaS
5 18 (2.42%) PaaS
6 12 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.34%) G Suite
8 5 (0.67%) Slack
8 5 (0.67%) Trello
9 4 (0.54%) GitHub
10 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.42%) WAN
2 14 (1.88%) LAN
3 13 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.34%) Firewall
5 9 (1.21%) DHCP
5 9 (1.21%) HTTP
6 8 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.07%) DNS
7 7 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (0.94%) Internet
7 7 (0.94%) Intranet
8 6 (0.81%) AMQP
9 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.40%) NAS
10 3 (0.40%) Network Security
10 3 (0.40%) VoIP
11 2 (0.27%) FTP
11 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.13%) Broadband
12 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
5 22 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.28%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (1.61%) MySQL
9 10 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.21%) Big Data
10 9 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.94%) DB2
11 7 (0.94%) QlikView
11 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.67%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.09%) JIRA
4 21 (2.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 17 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.01%) Maven
7 14 (1.88%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.34%) Selenium
10 7 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.81%) Subversion
12 5 (0.67%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.40%) Ant
13 3 (0.40%) JUnit
13 3 (0.40%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 465 (62.42%) Finance
2 262 (35.17%) Banking
3 96 (12.89%) Front Office
4 70 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 62 (8.32%) Legal
6 60 (8.05%) Retail
7 44 (5.91%) Marketing
8 36 (4.83%) Financial Institution
9 25 (3.36%) Corporate Banking
10 20 (2.68%) General Ledger
11 13 (1.74%) Publishing
12 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.21%) Games
14 8 (1.07%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.94%) Billing
16 6 (0.81%) International Banking
16 6 (0.81%) Law
16 6 (0.81%) Local Government
17 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (28.86%) Analyst
2 206 (27.65%) Developer
3 135 (18.12%) Business Analyst
4 91 (12.21%) Project Manager
5 71 (9.53%) Banking Analyst
6 68 (9.13%) C# Developer
7 65 (8.72%) Java Developer
8 57 (7.65%) Architect
9 48 (6.44%) Applications Support
10 40 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (5.10%) Banking Business Analyst
12 37 (4.97%) IT Manager
13 36 (4.83%) Software Developer
14 35 (4.70%) Junior
15 33 (4.43%) Senior Developer
16 32 (4.30%) .NET Developer
16 32 (4.30%) Junior Developer
17 30 (4.03%) Support Analyst
18 29 (3.89%) WinForms Developer
19 28 (3.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (19.06%) .NET
2 58 (7.79%) HTML
3 44 (5.91%) ASP.NET
4 41 (5.50%) CSS
5 39 (5.23%) .NET Framework
5 39 (5.23%) AngularJS
6 38 (5.10%) Spring
7 36 (4.83%) WinForms
8 34 (4.56%) XML
9 30 (4.03%) J2EE
10 29 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (3.76%) WPF
12 27 (3.62%) Web Services
13 26 (3.49%) HTML5
14 25 (3.36%) LAMP
15 23 (3.09%) jQuery
16 20 (2.68%) React
17 18 (2.42%) WCF
18 17 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
19 15 (2.01%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 83 (11.14%) Equities
3 78 (10.47%) Derivative
4 77 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (8.72%) Fintech
6 62 (8.32%) Computer Science
7 58 (7.79%) Fixed Income
8 44 (5.91%) Management Information System
9 41 (5.50%) Mobile App
9 41 (5.50%) Virtual Team
10 39 (5.23%) Hedge funds
11 34 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (3.36%) User Experience
13 21 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
14 19 (2.55%) SWIFT
15 17 (2.28%) PMI
16 16 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (1.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 14 (1.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.15%) Linux
2 76 (10.20%) Windows
3 43 (5.77%) Unix
4 22 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.88%) Solaris
5 14 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.81%) Android
7 6 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.54%) BlackBerry OS
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.90%) Business Analysis
3 109 (14.63%) Project Management
4 96 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (10.07%) Scrum
6 69 (9.26%) Change Management
6 69 (9.26%) DevOps
6 69 (9.26%) Software Engineering
7 67 (8.99%) ITIL
8 66 (8.86%) MVC
9 64 (8.59%) Asset Management
10 59 (7.92%) SDLC
11 54 (7.25%) TDD
12 52 (6.98%) OO
12 52 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (6.58%) SOA
14 48 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (6.44%) Investment Management
15 46 (6.17%) Risk Management
16 45 (6.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 221 (29.66%) SQL
2 151 (20.27%) Java
3 119 (15.97%) C#
4 82 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 35 (4.70%) VBA
6 27 (3.62%) PHP
7 23 (3.09%) Python
8 22 (2.95%) PL/SQL
9 21 (2.82%) Java 8
10 20 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.55%) C++
11 19 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.34%) C
13 10 (1.34%) Perl
13 10 (1.34%) VB
14 9 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.21%) VB6
15 8 (1.07%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 124 (16.64%) Degree
2 22 (2.95%) PMI Certification
3 19 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.55%) PMP
4 17 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.01%) CCNA
6 11 (1.48%) ISEB
7 10 (1.34%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.67%) MBA
11 5 (0.67%) PhD
12 4 (0.54%) CCSP
12 4 (0.54%) CEH
12 4 (0.54%) CISM
12 4 (0.54%) CISSP
12 4 (0.54%) CRISC
12 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.52%) MiFID
2 38 (5.10%) QA
3 23 (3.09%) GDPR
3 23 (3.09%) PSD2
4 21 (2.82%) SLA
5 11 (1.48%) PMO
6 8 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.94%) EMIR
8 5 (0.67%) SEPA
9 4 (0.54%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.40%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.27%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.13%) COBIT
12 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 24 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.42%) Docker
3 13 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.94%) XenApp
6 3 (0.40%) Firmware
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Gluster
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (2.28%) Control-M
2 8 (1.07%) WSUS
3 7 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (0.94%) MOM
3 7 (0.94%) Prometheus
3 7 (0.94%) SCOM
4 6 (0.81%) SCCM
5 5 (0.67%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.67%) Puppet
6 4 (0.54%) Ansible
6 4 (0.54%) CloudHub
6 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.40%) cPanel
8 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.27%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 134 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.34%) Oracle
3 30 (4.03%) Sybase
4 26 (3.49%) VMware
5 23 (3.09%) IBM
6 19 (2.55%) Cisco
7 16 (2.15%) Calypso
8 15 (2.01%) Murex
8 15 (2.01%) Zend
9 14 (1.88%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.74%) Blue Prism
11 12 (1.61%) Citrix
12 11 (1.48%) Wallstreet Suite
13 10 (1.34%) SimCorp
14 9 (1.21%) FactSet
14 9 (1.21%) SAP
14 9 (1.21%) Tableau
15 8 (1.07%) NetApp
15 8 (1.07%) Pega
15 8 (1.07%) TIBCO