Period
to

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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 408 297 228
Rank change year-on-year -111 -69 +76
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 684 445 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.09% 1.50%
As % of the General category 1.31% 1.76% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 340 321 409
10th Percentile £40,955 £45,000 £46,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £115,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £135,750
England median annual salary £63,500 £67,500 £60,625
% change year-on-year -5.93% +11.34% -6.73%

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 52,377 25,304 20,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 69.53% 61.83% 60.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23,786 16,723 16,014
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Jobs
Central London -4 113 £75,000 -3.23% 19
South London -47 6 £35,000 -19.54% 1
West London -57 1 £75,000 +30.43% 4
North London - 1 £80,000 - 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 306 (44.74%) Agile
2 299 (43.71%) Finance
3 251 (36.70%) SQL
4 226 (33.04%) Python
5 196 (28.65%) Software Engineering
6 181 (26.46%) Social Skills
7 179 (26.17%) Docker
8 172 (25.15%) Microservices
9 161 (23.54%) Oracle
10 150 (21.93%) Linux
11 133 (19.44%) Legal
11 133 (19.44%) Kubernetes
12 132 (19.30%) C#
13 120 (17.54%) Degree
14 116 (16.96%) Computer Science
15 114 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 113 (16.52%) Games
17 108 (15.79%) RESTful
18 101 (14.77%) .NET
19 96 (14.04%) React
19 96 (14.04%) Sports Betting
20 95 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
21 93 (13.60%) Azure
22 92 (13.45%) Online Betting
23 91 (13.30%) Unix
24 90 (13.16%) AWS
24 90 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
25 89 (13.01%) QA
25 89 (13.01%) Java
26 88 (12.87%) CI/CD

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 62 (9.06%) Tornado
2 15 (2.19%) Confluence
3 9 (1.32%) CMS
3 9 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.73%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.58%) Headless CMS
5 4 (0.58%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.90%) Sketch
4 10 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Workday HCM
2 8 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.58%) BambooHR
4 4 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.15%) Finacle
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.60%) Azure
2 90 (13.16%) AWS
3 54 (7.89%) GitHub
4 51 (7.46%) Serverless
5 39 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
5 39 (5.70%) SaaS
6 35 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (4.39%) Azure DevOps
8 26 (3.80%) PaaS
9 25 (3.65%) Power Platform
10 18 (2.63%) Azure Key Vault
10 18 (2.63%) IaaS
11 13 (1.90%) Azure Service Bus
11 13 (1.90%) Figma
11 13 (1.90%) Miro
12 11 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.32%) PowerApps
14 8 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.17%) Codefresh
15 7 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.05%) HTTP
1 14 (2.05%) Internet
2 12 (1.75%) WAN
3 11 (1.61%) Firewall
4 10 (1.46%) SAN
5 9 (1.32%) SD-WAN
5 9 (1.32%) VoIP
6 6 (0.88%) Intranet
7 5 (0.73%) LAN
7 5 (0.73%) VPN
8 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.44%) DNS
9 3 (0.44%) SSH
9 3 (0.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.29%) 3G
10 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.29%) Skype
10 2 (0.29%) WebEx
10 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 87 (12.72%) MongoDB
3 68 (9.94%) SQL Server
4 65 (9.50%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.53%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (2.19%) Redis
7 13 (1.90%) Big Data
7 13 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.75%) MySQL
8 12 (1.75%) Power BI
8 12 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.88%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.73%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.58%) Tableau
13 4 (0.58%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 68 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.39%) JIRA
3 29 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.92%) Selenium
5 9 (1.32%) ClearQuest
5 9 (1.32%) HP UFT
6 8 (1.17%) IBM UrbanCode
7 7 (1.02%) JUnit
7 7 (1.02%) Maven
7 7 (1.02%) Mockito
7 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.73%) GitLab
9 4 (0.58%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.44%) Appium
11 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.29%) ERwin
12 1 (0.15%) Spock
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 299 (43.71%) Finance
2 181 (26.46%) Social Skills
3 133 (19.44%) Legal
4 113 (16.52%) Games
5 92 (13.45%) Online Betting
6 61 (8.92%) Banking
7 50 (7.31%) Retail
8 42 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (5.85%) Front Office
10 38 (5.56%) Marketing
11 24 (3.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 24 (3.51%) Investment Banking
12 21 (3.07%) Presentation Skills
12 21 (3.07%) Prime Brokerage
13 18 (2.63%) Public Sector
14 15 (2.19%) Financial Institution
15 14 (2.05%) Local Government
16 11 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
16 11 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
17 10 (1.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 195 (28.51%) Developer
2 92 (13.45%) Analyst
3 85 (12.43%) Software Engineer
4 70 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 48 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 46 (6.73%) Applications Support
7 40 (5.85%) Business Analyst
8 37 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 34 (4.97%) Backend Developer
10 31 (4.53%) Architect
10 31 (4.53%) C# Developer
11 30 (4.39%) Support Analyst
12 28 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (3.95%) Consultant
13 27 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (3.65%) .NET Developer
15 24 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
16 22 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
18 19 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (15.79%) RESTful
2 101 (14.77%) .NET
3 96 (14.04%) React
4 90 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
5 55 (8.04%) CSS
6 52 (7.60%) HTML
7 50 (7.31%) REST
8 49 (7.16%) GraphQL
9 40 (5.85%) AngularJS
10 32 (4.68%) .NET Core
11 31 (4.53%) Vue.js
12 28 (4.09%) Kafka
13 27 (3.95%) ASP.NET
14 25 (3.65%) NumPy
15 24 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (3.36%) Spring
16 23 (3.36%) Spring Boot
17 21 (3.07%) Pandas
17 21 (3.07%) TensorFlow
18 18 (2.63%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.04%) Sports Betting
2 62 (9.06%) Blog
3 52 (7.60%) Cloud Native
4 49 (7.16%) Hedge funds
5 47 (6.87%) User Experience
5 47 (6.87%) Virtual Team
6 42 (6.14%) Equities
7 35 (5.12%) e-Learning
8 30 (4.39%) Management Information System
9 27 (3.95%) IoT
10 23 (3.36%) Client/Server
11 18 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (2.63%) Fixed Income
12 17 (2.49%) Educational Technology
13 16 (2.34%) Derivative
14 15 (2.19%) Algorithms
14 15 (2.19%) Market Risk
15 14 (2.05%) Data Structures
15 14 (2.05%) NHS
15 14 (2.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 150 (21.93%) Linux
2 91 (13.30%) Unix
3 87 (12.72%) Windows
4 32 (4.68%) Android
5 18 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.32%) Solaris
9 8 (1.17%) AIX
10 6 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (44.74%) Agile
2 196 (28.65%) Software Engineering
3 172 (25.15%) Microservices
4 116 (16.96%) Computer Science
5 95 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (12.87%) CI/CD
7 86 (12.57%) Information Management
8 85 (12.43%) Scrum
9 82 (11.99%) Software Testing
10 79 (11.55%) Open Source
11 76 (11.11%) TDD
12 74 (10.82%) Project Management
13 72 (10.53%) Analytics
14 69 (10.09%) DevOps
15 68 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 67 (9.80%) CRM
17 62 (9.06%) E-Commerce
18 61 (8.92%) Full Stack Development
19 60 (8.77%) Pair Programming
20 58 (8.48%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 251 (36.70%) SQL
2 226 (33.04%) Python
3 132 (19.30%) C#
4 89 (13.01%) Java
5 77 (11.26%) C++
6 64 (9.36%) TypeScript
7 60 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 55 (8.04%) R
9 41 (5.99%) C
10 32 (4.68%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.07%) Kotlin
11 21 (3.07%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.34%) PHP
13 14 (2.05%) MATLAB
14 11 (1.61%) Perl
15 9 (1.32%) VBA
16 8 (1.17%) Bash
17 6 (0.88%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.73%) Scala
18 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (17.54%) Degree
2 71 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.32%) HP APS
5 8 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.88%) PMP
8 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.73%) MCSE
8 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
10 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.01%) QA
2 23 (3.36%) PMO
3 19 (2.78%) Accessibility
4 13 (1.90%) WCAG
5 10 (1.46%) GDPR
6 5 (0.73%) EMIR
6 5 (0.73%) MiFID
7 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.44%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) SEPA
9 1 (0.15%) TARGET2
System Software
1 179 (26.17%) Docker
2 21 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 133 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 42 (6.14%) Terraform
3 17 (2.49%) Ansible
4 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (2.05%) SCCM
5 9 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.32%) Puppet
5 9 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.17%) Graylog
6 8 (1.17%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.44%) Grafana
9 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
9 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 161 (23.54%) Oracle
2 85 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (3.07%) Sun
4 21 (3.07%) Workday
5 18 (2.63%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.34%) SAP
7 15 (2.19%) VMware
8 13 (1.90%) NEC
8 13 (1.90%) Sybase
9 11 (1.61%) HP
9 11 (1.61%) Splunk
10 10 (1.46%) Meraki
10 10 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.32%) Calypso
11 9 (1.32%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
11 9 (1.32%) ProCurve
11 9 (1.32%) Sophos
11 9 (1.32%) Veeam