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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 225 169
Rank change year-on-year -8 -56  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 516 564 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.43% 2.02%
As % of the General category 2.78% 2.76% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 410 513 710
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18531 20441 24396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 51.03% 51.79% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13959 17518 20058
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 101 £67,500 +8.00% 27
Uxbridge +6 6 £26,500 -70.95%
Canary Wharf - 6 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
Chiswick -10 1 £80,000 - 1
New Malden - 1 £22,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 594 (58.29%) Finance
2 381 (37.39%) Banking
3 264 (25.91%) SQL
4 255 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (20.41%) SQL Server
6 175 (17.17%) Java
7 173 (16.98%) Business Analysis
8 164 (16.09%) Windows
9 148 (14.52%) Microsoft
10 143 (14.03%) Front Office
11 142 (13.94%) C#
12 135 (13.25%) .NET
13 112 (10.99%) Linux
14 111 (10.89%) SDLC
15 104 (10.21%) Scrum
16 102 (10.01%) Degree
17 101 (9.91%) Oracle
18 99 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 98 (9.62%) JavaScript
20 94 (9.22%) Investment Banking
21 93 (9.13%) Equities
22 92 (9.03%) Asset Management
22 92 (9.03%) XML
23 91 (8.93%) Retail
24 90 (8.83%) Marketing
25 88 (8.64%) Project Management
26 83 (8.15%) HTML
26 83 (8.15%) Investment Management
27 82 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
27 82 (8.05%) Fixed Income

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 29 (2.85%) CMS
2 27 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.45%) IIS
4 22 (2.16%) Confluence
5 18 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.88%) Apache
8 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.29%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.29%) WordPress
13 2 (0.20%) SAS
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.098%) InVision
7 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.14%) Actimize
2 24 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.49%) Endur
6 5 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.49%) Misys Opics
6 5 (0.49%) Softmar
6 5 (0.49%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.20%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
9 2 (0.20%) Eikon
9 2 (0.20%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.12%) SaaS
2 19 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.77%) Office 365
4 13 (1.28%) Yammer
5 8 (0.79%) G Suite
6 7 (0.69%) IaaS
7 6 (0.59%) GitHub
8 5 (0.49%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.29%) Boomi
9 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.29%) Slack
9 3 (0.29%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 1 (0.098%) Akamai
11 1 (0.098%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.098%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.75%) Firewall
2 19 (1.86%) DNS
3 18 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.67%) Intranet
4 17 (1.67%) LAN
5 16 (1.57%) DHCP
6 15 (1.47%) WAN
7 11 (1.08%) SSL
8 10 (0.98%) SAN
9 9 (0.88%) Wireless
10 8 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.79%) Internet
10 8 (0.79%) VoIP
11 7 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.39%) HTTP
13 4 (0.39%) Skype
13 4 (0.39%) VLAN
13 4 (0.39%) VPN
14 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.55%) MySQL
6 25 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.37%) Hazelcast
10 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.79%) Big Data
12 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.59%) Blockchain
15 5 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.39%) SAP HANA
17 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 57 (5.59%) JIRA
2 39 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.45%) Selenium
5 23 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.06%) Maven
7 17 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.57%) JUnit
8 16 (1.57%) Subversion
9 15 (1.47%) FitNesse
9 15 (1.47%) HP UFT
9 15 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (0.79%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.49%) Zephyr
16 4 (0.39%) gulp
16 4 (0.39%) Protractor
General
1 594 (58.29%) Finance
2 381 (37.39%) Banking
3 143 (14.03%) Front Office
4 94 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 91 (8.93%) Retail
6 90 (8.83%) Marketing
7 54 (5.30%) Legal
8 50 (4.91%) Financial Institution
9 39 (3.83%) Advertising
10 36 (3.53%) Corporate Banking
11 29 (2.85%) Private Banking
12 26 (2.55%) Retail Banking
13 25 (2.45%) Games
14 17 (1.67%) Music Industry
15 12 (1.18%) Military
15 12 (1.18%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.59%) Electronics
18 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 305 (29.93%) Analyst
2 257 (25.22%) Developer
3 175 (17.17%) Business Analyst
4 87 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 76 (7.46%) Architect
6 72 (7.07%) Financial Analyst
7 68 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 68 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 67 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 63 (6.18%) Banking Analyst
10 55 (5.40%) Finance Business Analyst
11 51 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 51 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 46 (4.51%) Consultant
12 46 (4.51%) IT Manager
13 45 (4.42%) C# Developer
14 41 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
15 40 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
15 40 (3.93%) SQL Server Developer
16 36 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.25%) .NET
2 92 (9.03%) XML
3 83 (8.15%) HTML
4 62 (6.08%) Spring
5 59 (5.79%) CSS
6 52 (5.10%) FIX Protocol
7 46 (4.51%) AngularJS
7 46 (4.51%) ASP.NET
8 34 (3.34%) XSD
9 33 (3.24%) HTML5
10 30 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 28 (2.75%) J2EE
12 26 (2.55%) FpML
13 22 (2.16%) WCF
14 20 (1.96%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.86%) JSP
15 19 (1.86%) WPF
16 18 (1.77%) XML Schema
17 17 (1.67%) JDBC
17 17 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.13%) Equities
2 82 (8.05%) Fixed Income
3 76 (7.46%) Derivative
4 70 (6.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (6.18%) Computer Science
6 56 (5.50%) Hedge funds
7 55 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (4.51%) SWIFT
9 43 (4.22%) Fintech
10 35 (3.43%) Management Information System
11 28 (2.75%) User Experience
12 24 (2.36%) iPhone
13 23 (2.26%) iPad
14 22 (2.16%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.86%) Reference Data
15 19 (1.86%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.67%) Algorithms
17 16 (1.57%) EPoS
17 16 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
17 16 (1.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.09%) Windows
2 112 (10.99%) Linux
3 71 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 51 (5.00%) Unix
5 44 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.06%) Android
8 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.88%) Solaris
9 8 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.49%) CentOS
10 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.29%) VMS
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (16.98%) Business Analysis
3 111 (10.89%) SDLC
4 104 (10.21%) Scrum
5 99 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (9.03%) Asset Management
7 88 (8.64%) Project Management
8 83 (8.15%) Investment Management
9 82 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 71 (6.97%) Wealth Management
11 57 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 55 (5.40%) CRM
13 54 (5.30%) Presales
13 54 (5.30%) Regression Testing
14 53 (5.20%) ITIL
14 53 (5.20%) TDD
15 52 (5.10%) DevOps
16 51 (5.00%) Risk Management
17 49 (4.81%) MVC
18 47 (4.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (25.91%) SQL
2 175 (17.17%) Java
3 142 (13.94%) C#
4 98 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 61 (5.99%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.43%) PowerShell
7 34 (3.34%) C++
8 29 (2.85%) PL/SQL
9 20 (1.96%) C
9 20 (1.96%) VBA
10 16 (1.57%) Python
10 16 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.37%) PHP
12 13 (1.28%) Perl
13 11 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.88%) Scala
15 8 (0.79%) Ruby
16 6 (0.59%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.59%) ES6
17 5 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (10.01%) Degree
2 21 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.98%) CCNA
7 8 (0.79%) PhD
7 8 (0.79%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.59%) ACCA
9 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.49%) ISEB
10 5 (0.49%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.39%) CISM
12 3 (0.29%) CIMA
12 3 (0.29%) CISA
12 3 (0.29%) PMP
12 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.58%) QA
2 55 (5.40%) MiFID
3 25 (2.45%) EMIR
4 21 (2.06%) SLA
5 17 (1.67%) PMO
6 14 (1.37%) ISO 20022
7 8 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.79%) ISO 15022
8 6 (0.59%) SEPA
9 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.29%) FATCA
10 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.098%) GDPR
11 1 (0.098%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
4 7 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.69%) XenApp
5 6 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (0.59%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.39%) NFS
6 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.29%) Docker
8 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.098%) Gluster
9 1 (0.098%) iptables
9 1 (0.098%) KVM
9 1 (0.098%) Samba
9 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.098%) vSphere
9 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.18%) Puppet
2 11 (1.08%) Ansible
3 9 (0.88%) SCOM
4 8 (0.79%) WSUS
5 7 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (0.59%) Grafana
6 6 (0.59%) Kibana
6 6 (0.59%) logstash
6 6 (0.59%) MOM
6 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.59%) StatsD
7 3 (0.29%) Control-M
7 3 (0.29%) SCCM
8 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.098%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.098%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.098%) Nagios
9 1 (0.098%) vMotion
Vendors
1 148 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 101 (9.91%) Oracle
3 46 (4.51%) Bloomberg
4 41 (4.02%) SAP
5 40 (3.93%) Sybase
6 39 (3.83%) VMware
7 32 (3.14%) Cognizant
8 24 (2.36%) Cisco
8 24 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.86%) IBM
9 19 (1.86%) Xerox
10 15 (1.47%) Calypso
11 14 (1.37%) Citrix
11 14 (1.37%) hybris
11 14 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.18%) Google
13 11 (1.08%) OpenLink
13 11 (1.08%) webMethods
14 9 (0.88%) Charles River
14 9 (0.88%) Murex
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