Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 211 169
Rank change year-on-year -34 -42 +43
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 949 1,120 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.59% 2.01%
As % of the General category 2.55% 3.04% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 733 959 1,418
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 37,146 36,819 46,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 52.88% 52.17% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27,845 31,268 38,986
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +6 242 £70,000 +3.70% 35
South London +11 24 £43,500 -37.63% 1
West London -1 16 £35,000 -41.67% 12
North London - 8 £50,000 - 2
East London -10 2 - - 2
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 538 (56.69%) Finance
2 309 (32.56%) Banking
3 223 (23.50%) SQL
4 203 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (16.86%) Windows
6 155 (16.33%) Front Office
7 145 (15.28%) Java
8 144 (15.17%) Asset Management
9 139 (14.65%) Investment Banking
10 136 (14.33%) Linux
11 130 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
12 126 (13.28%) Business Analysis
13 123 (12.96%) C#
13 123 (12.96%) SQL Server
14 121 (12.75%) .NET
15 117 (12.33%) Microsoft
16 110 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 107 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 104 (10.96%) Degree
19 102 (10.75%) JavaScript
20 96 (10.12%) Change Management
21 93 (9.80%) ITIL
21 93 (9.80%) Scrum
22 86 (9.06%) Equities
23 83 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
24 82 (8.64%) Marketing
24 82 (8.64%) MVC
25 80 (8.43%) Unix
26 79 (8.32%) HTML
27 78 (8.22%) CRM

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 32 (3.37%) IIS
2 15 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.16%) CMS
4 11 (1.16%) Confluence
5 9 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.53%) Jetty
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) GemFire
9 1 (0.11%) SAS
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.21%) Moqups
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.11%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 27 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.58%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.42%) Kondor
6 4 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.42%) Workfront
7 3 (0.32%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.32%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.69%) SaaS
3 24 (2.53%) IaaS
4 17 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.79%) PaaS
5 16 (1.69%) Office 365
6 13 (1.37%) G Suite
7 12 (1.26%) GitHub
8 7 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.42%) Heroku
11 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.32%) Datadog
11 3 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.32%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.32%) Slack
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.21%) Firebase
12 2 (0.21%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.90%) Firewall
2 16 (1.69%) Internet
3 15 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.37%) DHCP
4 13 (1.37%) DNS
5 12 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (1.26%) Wireless
6 11 (1.16%) WAN
7 10 (1.05%) LAN
8 8 (0.84%) VPN
9 6 (0.63%) SAN
9 6 (0.63%) VLAN
10 5 (0.53%) ATM
10 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.42%) HTTP
11 4 (0.42%) Network Security
11 4 (0.42%) VoIP
12 3 (0.32%) FTP
12 3 (0.32%) LDAP
12 3 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.95%) RDBMS
5 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.79%) MySQL
7 16 (1.69%) Big Data
8 11 (1.16%) Blockchain
9 10 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.63%) Redis
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (0.32%) Infinispan
13 3 (0.32%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.58%) JIRA
3 27 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (2.21%) ClearCase
5 21 (2.21%) Maven
6 19 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.48%) JUnit
8 13 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.05%) Subversion
10 9 (0.95%) Selenium
11 8 (0.84%) Hudson
11 8 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.63%) Zephyr
13 5 (0.53%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 538 (56.69%) Finance
2 309 (32.56%) Banking
3 155 (16.33%) Front Office
4 139 (14.65%) Investment Banking
5 82 (8.64%) Marketing
6 71 (7.48%) Legal
7 62 (6.53%) Retail Banking
8 36 (3.79%) Corporate Banking
9 30 (3.16%) Financial Institution
10 23 (2.42%) Retail
11 22 (2.32%) Advertising
12 20 (2.11%) Games
13 14 (1.48%) Military
14 12 (1.26%) International Banking
14 12 (1.26%) Publishing
15 10 (1.05%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.95%) Local Government
17 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
18 5 (0.53%) French Language
18 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 265 (27.92%) Analyst
2 237 (24.97%) Developer
3 172 (18.12%) Business Analyst
4 87 (9.17%) Java Developer
5 82 (8.64%) IT Manager
6 78 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 76 (8.01%) Project Manager
8 69 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
9 51 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 51 (5.37%) Financial Analyst
10 50 (5.27%) Finance Business Analyst
11 49 (5.16%) C# Developer
11 49 (5.16%) Consultant
12 45 (4.74%) Support Analyst
13 43 (4.53%) Architect
14 40 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
15 39 (4.11%) IT Support
16 38 (4.00%) Service Manager
17 37 (3.90%) Applications Support
17 37 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.75%) .NET
2 79 (8.32%) HTML
3 63 (6.64%) ASP.NET
4 58 (6.11%) XML
5 53 (5.58%) Spring
6 50 (5.27%) CSS
7 48 (5.06%) AngularJS
7 48 (5.06%) WCF
8 40 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (4.11%) jQuery
10 33 (3.48%) Hibernate
11 30 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
12 27 (2.85%) J2EE
13 23 (2.42%) HTML5
14 22 (2.32%) .NET Framework
15 21 (2.21%) JSON
16 20 (2.11%) Entity Framework
16 20 (2.11%) Web Services
17 18 (1.90%) RESTful
17 18 (1.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 86 (9.06%) Equities
4 69 (7.27%) Derivative
5 63 (6.64%) Fixed Income
6 53 (5.58%) Fintech
7 41 (4.32%) Hedge funds
8 40 (4.21%) Computer Science
9 33 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (3.48%) Management Information System
10 31 (3.27%) Virtual Team
11 29 (3.06%) User Experience
12 27 (2.85%) Mobile App
13 23 (2.42%) Reference Data
14 19 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.58%) OTC Derivatives
15 15 (1.58%) SWIFT
16 14 (1.48%) Robotics
17 13 (1.37%) Data Centre
17 13 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 160 (16.86%) Windows
2 136 (14.33%) Linux
3 80 (8.43%) Unix
4 40 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.95%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.74%) Solaris
7 22 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.37%) Android
10 13 (1.37%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (15.17%) Asset Management
3 126 (13.28%) Business Analysis
4 107 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (10.12%) Change Management
6 93 (9.80%) ITIL
6 93 (9.80%) Scrum
7 83 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 82 (8.64%) MVC
9 78 (8.22%) CRM
10 76 (8.01%) Incident Management
11 75 (7.90%) Project Management
12 71 (7.48%) Wealth Management
13 68 (7.17%) SDLC
14 60 (6.32%) OO
15 58 (6.11%) Investment Management
15 58 (6.11%) Target Operating Model
16 56 (5.90%) Process Improvement
16 56 (5.90%) TDD
17 52 (5.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (23.50%) SQL
2 145 (15.28%) Java
3 123 (12.96%) C#
4 102 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 37 (3.90%) Python
6 34 (3.58%) C++
7 32 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 31 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.63%) PHP
10 22 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.11%) Ruby
12 17 (1.79%) Perl
13 16 (1.69%) VBA
14 14 (1.48%) C
15 13 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.26%) VB
17 8 (0.84%) VB6
18 7 (0.74%) Scala
19 6 (0.63%) ES6
19 6 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (10.96%) Degree
2 15 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (1.16%) CFA
3 11 (1.16%) CIMA
4 8 (0.84%) CCA
4 8 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.53%) MCSE
6 5 (0.53%) PhD
7 4 (0.42%) ISEB
7 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.42%) PMP
7 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) MCSA
8 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.38%) QA
2 50 (5.27%) MiFID
3 32 (3.37%) SLA
4 30 (3.16%) EMIR
5 13 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (1.37%) PMO
6 10 (1.05%) UCITS
7 9 (0.95%) AIFMD
7 9 (0.95%) FATCA
8 8 (0.84%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.74%) PSD2
10 5 (0.53%) GDPR
11 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) COBIT
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.48%) Docker
4 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.84%) ISA Server
5 8 (0.84%) Terminal Server
5 8 (0.84%) XenApp
6 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.11%) Gluster
9 1 (0.11%) iptables
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (1.37%) Ansible
2 12 (1.26%) SCCM
3 9 (0.95%) Puppet
3 9 (0.95%) SCOM
4 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.53%) WSUS
5 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.32%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) logstash
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.32%) Oracle
3 39 (4.11%) VMware
4 35 (3.69%) Citrix
5 34 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (3.16%) Murex
7 22 (2.32%) IBM
7 22 (2.32%) SAP
8 20 (2.11%) Sybase
8 20 (2.11%) Xerox
9 19 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 19 (2.00%) Zend
10 18 (1.90%) Apple
10 18 (1.90%) Google
11 16 (1.69%) Cisco
12 10 (1.05%) Trayport
12 10 (1.05%) Workday
12 10 (1.05%) Xceptor
13 7 (0.74%) Calypso
13 7 (0.74%) Reuters