Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 213 171
Rank change year-on-year -29 -42 +42
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1080 1221 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the General category 2.65% 3.07% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1058 1506
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,800 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,875 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -

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 40798 39777 49578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.38% 52.36% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28663 33961 41188
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +25 248 £65,000 - 27
West London +17 29 £32,500 -45.83% 4
South London +4 10 £43,000 -38.57%
North London - 7 £50,000 -
East London -5 3 £52,500 -13.93% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 621 (57.50%) Finance
2 376 (34.81%) Banking
3 259 (23.98%) SQL
4 216 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (18.89%) Investment Banking
6 202 (18.70%) Asset Management
7 199 (18.43%) Front Office
8 185 (17.13%) Windows
9 168 (15.56%) Java
10 162 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 147 (13.61%) SQL Server
11 147 (13.61%) Linux
12 146 (13.52%) Business Analysis
13 142 (13.15%) C#
14 140 (12.96%) Microsoft
15 133 (12.31%) .NET
16 118 (10.93%) Wealth Management
17 117 (10.83%) Degree
17 117 (10.83%) Equities
18 116 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 112 (10.37%) ITIL
20 110 (10.19%) Retail Banking
21 109 (10.09%) Change Management
22 104 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
23 100 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 100 (9.26%) Scrum
24 97 (8.98%) SDLC
25 96 (8.89%) QA
26 90 (8.33%) Project Management
27 87 (8.06%) Incident Management

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 39 (3.61%) IIS
2 26 (2.41%) Confluence
3 20 (1.85%) CMS
4 17 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.28%) Apache
8 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.28%) SAS
8 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.19%) Jetty
9 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.093%) GemFire
10 1 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.093%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.093%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.093%) InVision
8 1 (0.093%) Moqups
8 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.67%) Markit EDM
3 11 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.56%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.37%) Endur
7 4 (0.37%) Kondor
7 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.28%) Bloomberg AIM
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.28%) Summit
9 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.19%) Softmar
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.61%) SaaS
3 23 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.13%) Office 365
4 20 (1.85%) IaaS
5 12 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (1.11%) G Suite
6 9 (0.83%) GitHub
7 8 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.56%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.46%) PaaS
10 4 (0.37%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.28%) Datadog
11 3 (0.28%) Slack
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.19%) Firebase
12 2 (0.19%) Google Play
12 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.59%) Firewall
2 25 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.94%) DHCP
4 19 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
5 18 (1.67%) DNS
6 17 (1.57%) Internet
7 13 (1.20%) Wireless
8 12 (1.11%) VLAN
9 11 (1.02%) VPN
10 9 (0.83%) LAN
11 7 (0.65%) SAN
11 7 (0.65%) WAN
12 6 (0.56%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.56%) Intranet
13 5 (0.46%) ATM
13 5 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.46%) NAS
14 4 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (0.37%) VoIP
15 3 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (2.31%) MySQL
6 21 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.85%) Big Data
8 16 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.37%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.28%) Infinispan
14 3 (0.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 66 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 61 (5.65%) JIRA
3 37 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.85%) Maven
5 20 (1.85%) Subversion
6 18 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.39%) JUnit
8 11 (1.02%) Zephyr
9 10 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.83%) ClearCase
11 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.74%) Hudson
11 8 (0.74%) Selenium
11 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.56%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.56%) gulp
13 6 (0.56%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 621 (57.50%) Finance
2 376 (34.81%) Banking
3 204 (18.89%) Investment Banking
4 199 (18.43%) Front Office
5 110 (10.19%) Retail Banking
6 85 (7.87%) Marketing
7 72 (6.67%) Legal
8 37 (3.43%) Corporate Banking
9 36 (3.33%) Advertising
10 33 (3.06%) Retail
11 32 (2.96%) Financial Institution
12 28 (2.59%) Military
13 20 (1.85%) Games
14 17 (1.57%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.93%) Telecoms
16 9 (0.83%) International Banking
16 9 (0.83%) Publishing
17 7 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 321 (29.72%) Analyst
2 253 (23.43%) Developer
3 187 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 122 (11.30%) IT Manager
5 93 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.48%) Banking Analyst
7 64 (5.93%) Service Manager
8 62 (5.74%) Project Manager
9 61 (5.65%) Financial Analyst
9 61 (5.65%) Product Manager
9 61 (5.65%) Senior Developer
10 54 (5.00%) C# Developer
11 53 (4.91%) Finance Business Analyst
11 53 (4.91%) IT Support
12 51 (4.72%) Consultant
13 50 (4.63%) IT Services Manager
13 50 (4.63%) Support Analyst
14 49 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
15 47 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 45 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (12.31%) .NET
2 85 (7.87%) HTML
3 78 (7.22%) XML
4 66 (6.11%) ASP.NET
5 58 (5.37%) Spring
6 56 (5.19%) CSS
7 45 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
7 45 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 40 (3.70%) WCF
9 33 (3.06%) AngularJS
10 29 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (2.22%) HTML5
12 23 (2.13%) J2EE
12 23 (2.13%) RESTful
13 21 (1.94%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.85%) JSON
15 18 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (1.67%) jQuery
15 18 (1.67%) Symfony
16 17 (1.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 162 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (10.83%) Equities
3 100 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 81 (7.50%) Derivative
5 78 (7.22%) Fixed Income
6 53 (4.91%) Computer Science
7 52 (4.81%) Hedge funds
8 49 (4.54%) Reference Data
9 48 (4.44%) Fintech
10 41 (3.80%) Management Information System
11 40 (3.70%) Mobile App
12 39 (3.61%) Mainframe
12 39 (3.61%) Pricing Data
13 36 (3.33%) Virtual Team
14 32 (2.96%) User Experience
15 24 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (2.04%) SWIFT
17 19 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
18 16 (1.48%) Data Centre
18 16 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 185 (17.13%) Windows
2 147 (13.61%) Linux
3 79 (7.31%) Unix
4 44 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 31 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 25 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.04%) Android
9 18 (1.67%) Solaris
10 16 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.74%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.093%) CentOS
14 1 (0.093%) Debian
14 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (18.70%) Asset Management
3 146 (13.52%) Business Analysis
4 118 (10.93%) Wealth Management
5 116 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 112 (10.37%) ITIL
7 109 (10.09%) Change Management
8 104 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 100 (9.26%) Scrum
10 97 (8.98%) SDLC
11 90 (8.33%) Project Management
12 87 (8.06%) Incident Management
13 84 (7.78%) Service Management
14 78 (7.22%) CRM
14 78 (7.22%) Process Improvement
15 72 (6.67%) Data Management
15 72 (6.67%) Investment Management
16 69 (6.39%) MVC
17 67 (6.20%) OO
18 65 (6.02%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 259 (23.98%) SQL
2 168 (15.56%) Java
3 142 (13.15%) C#
4 86 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 51 (4.72%) C++
6 43 (3.98%) T-SQL
7 41 (3.80%) Python
8 27 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 25 (2.31%) PHP
9 25 (2.31%) VBA
10 21 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.76%) Ruby
12 18 (1.67%) Perl
13 16 (1.48%) C
14 14 (1.30%) VB
15 11 (1.02%) Scala
16 10 (0.93%) ES6
16 10 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.93%) VB6
17 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (10.83%) Degree
2 26 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.02%) CFA
6 11 (1.02%) CIMA
7 8 (0.74%) CCA
7 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (0.65%) CCNA
8 7 (0.65%) PMP
9 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.37%) PhD
12 3 (0.28%) ACSA
12 3 (0.28%) ISEB
13 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (8.89%) QA
2 49 (4.54%) MiFID
3 47 (4.35%) SLA
4 30 (2.78%) EMIR
5 23 (2.13%) PMO
6 15 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.02%) FATCA
8 10 (0.93%) UCITS
9 9 (0.83%) AIFMD
10 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.56%) GDPR
12 5 (0.46%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.37%) PSD2
14 3 (0.28%) ISO 15022
14 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.19%) SEPA
16 1 (0.093%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.30%) Docker
5 12 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 12 (1.11%) XenApp
6 8 (0.74%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.093%) Gluster
10 1 (0.093%) iptables
10 1 (0.093%) NFS
10 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (1.76%) Ansible
2 16 (1.48%) Puppet
3 11 (1.02%) SCOM
4 10 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.65%) SCCM
5 7 (0.65%) WSUS
6 4 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.37%) MOM
7 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.28%) Kibana
7 3 (0.28%) logstash
8 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.093%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.093%) Control-M
9 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.093%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.093%) OpenView
9 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 140 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.50%) Oracle
3 46 (4.26%) VMware
4 42 (3.89%) Citrix
4 42 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (3.89%) Xerox
5 37 (3.43%) SAP
6 31 (2.87%) Murex
7 25 (2.31%) Sybase
8 24 (2.22%) Cisco
9 22 (2.04%) Bloomberg
10 20 (1.85%) Apple
11 18 (1.67%) Zend
12 17 (1.57%) Google
13 15 (1.39%) IBM
14 14 (1.30%) Trayport
15 13 (1.20%) TIBCO
16 12 (1.11%) Workday
17 11 (1.02%) Xceptor
18 10 (0.93%) Tableau