Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 251 226
Rank change year-on-year -54 -25 -54
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 730 1,077 1,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.44% 1.56%
As % of the General category 2.18% 2.66% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 550 784 1,028
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% -

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 33,453 40,514 40,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.16% 54.27% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26,243 28,260 34,393
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -47 189 £66,250 +3.92% 23
West London +36 32 £67,500 +154.72% 13
South London +7 9 £77,500 +82.35% 2
North London +7 6 £39,000 -13.33% 1
East London -5 3 £67,500 +31.71% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 477 (65.34%) Finance
2 281 (38.49%) Banking
3 242 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (28.77%) SQL
5 151 (20.68%) Microsoft
6 136 (18.63%) .NET
6 136 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
7 133 (18.22%) Java
8 131 (17.95%) Front Office
9 130 (17.81%) Degree
10 120 (16.44%) C#
11 114 (15.62%) SQL Server
11 114 (15.62%) Business Analysis
12 109 (14.93%) Oracle
13 107 (14.66%) Project Management
14 105 (14.38%) Asset Management
15 104 (14.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 100 (13.70%) Change Management
16 100 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
17 96 (13.15%) Investment Management
18 92 (12.60%) Equities
19 91 (12.47%) JavaScript
20 88 (12.05%) Windows
21 85 (11.64%) Linux
22 84 (11.51%) Fixed Income
23 76 (10.41%) Scrum
24 75 (10.27%) Target Operating Model
25 74 (10.14%) Marketing
26 67 (9.18%) Derivative
27 65 (8.90%) MVC

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 34 (4.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.60%) Confluence
4 12 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (1.51%) CMS
6 9 (1.23%) IIS
7 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.68%) SAS
8 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.55%) WordPress
10 3 (0.41%) Drupal
10 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 39 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
1 20 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.55%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.55%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Endur
5 2 (0.27%) Kondor
5 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.14%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.15%) Office 365
4 6 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 5 (0.68%) SaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) NuGet
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.47%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.96%) FTP
3 7 (0.96%) SAN
4 6 (0.82%) DHCP
4 6 (0.82%) DNS
4 6 (0.82%) Firewall
5 5 (0.68%) Intranet
5 5 (0.68%) WAN
6 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.55%) SSH
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.41%) HTTP
7 3 (0.41%) PBX
7 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.27%) LAN
8 2 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.05%) MySQL
7 13 (1.78%) Amazon Aurora
8 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.37%) DB2
9 10 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.23%) OLAP
11 8 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.96%) Big Data
12 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.82%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.79%) Selenium
3 29 (3.97%) JIRA
4 26 (3.56%) Maven
5 25 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.01%) Subversion
6 22 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.64%) Hudson
11 11 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.82%) Ant
14 6 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.82%) JUnit
15 4 (0.55%) TestNG
15 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 477 (65.34%) Finance
2 281 (38.49%) Banking
3 131 (17.95%) Front Office
4 74 (10.14%) Marketing
5 64 (8.77%) Legal
6 60 (8.22%) Retail
7 50 (6.85%) Investment Banking
8 43 (5.89%) Corporate Banking
9 33 (4.52%) Financial Institution
10 23 (3.15%) General Ledger
11 22 (3.01%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.64%) Private Banking
13 11 (1.51%) French Language
13 11 (1.51%) Law
14 9 (1.23%) German Language
14 9 (1.23%) Publishing
15 5 (0.68%) Local Government
15 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.55%) Billing
17 3 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 256 (35.07%) Analyst
2 174 (23.84%) Developer
3 136 (18.63%) Business Analyst
4 104 (14.25%) Banking Analyst
5 63 (8.63%) Support Analyst
6 58 (7.95%) Applications Support
7 56 (7.67%) Java Developer
8 52 (7.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 40 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 39 (5.34%) Consultant
10 39 (5.34%) Project Manager
11 36 (4.93%) Architect
11 36 (4.93%) Banking Business Analyst
12 32 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
13 31 (4.25%) PHP Developer
14 28 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
16 26 (3.56%) Business Change Analyst
16 26 (3.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
17 25 (3.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (18.63%) .NET
2 65 (8.90%) HTML
3 62 (8.49%) ASP.NET
4 52 (7.12%) CSS
5 48 (6.58%) Spring
6 47 (6.44%) AngularJS
6 47 (6.44%) Web Services
7 44 (6.03%) J2EE
8 40 (5.48%) React
9 34 (4.66%) FIX Protocol
10 28 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (3.29%) LAMP
12 23 (3.15%) Spring Boot
13 22 (3.01%) J2SE
14 21 (2.88%) HTML5
14 21 (2.88%) XML
15 20 (2.74%) WPF
16 19 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (2.60%) Laravel
16 19 (2.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (14.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 100 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (12.60%) Equities
4 84 (11.51%) Fixed Income
5 67 (9.18%) Derivative
6 62 (8.49%) Hedge funds
7 59 (8.08%) Computer Science
8 54 (7.40%) Fintech
9 48 (6.58%) Mobile App
10 34 (4.66%) SWIFT
11 33 (4.52%) Management Information System
12 32 (4.38%) Virtual Team
13 25 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (2.47%) User Experience
15 17 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 17 (2.33%) PMI
16 16 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (2.19%) Market Risk
17 15 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (1.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 88 (12.05%) Windows
2 85 (11.64%) Linux
3 55 (7.53%) Unix
4 29 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.78%) Solaris
8 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.41%) Android
12 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
3 114 (15.62%) Business Analysis
4 107 (14.66%) Project Management
5 105 (14.38%) Asset Management
6 100 (13.70%) Change Management
7 96 (13.15%) Investment Management
8 76 (10.41%) Scrum
9 75 (10.27%) Target Operating Model
10 65 (8.90%) MVC
11 64 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 61 (8.36%) SOA
13 60 (8.22%) DevOps
14 59 (8.08%) Analytics
15 58 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (7.81%) Test Automation
17 55 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (6.85%) Microservices
18 50 (6.85%) Risk Management
19 48 (6.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 210 (28.77%) SQL
2 133 (18.22%) Java
3 120 (16.44%) C#
4 91 (12.47%) JavaScript
5 54 (7.40%) Python
6 38 (5.21%) PHP
7 34 (4.66%) C++
7 34 (4.66%) PL/SQL
7 34 (4.66%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.88%) Perl
10 18 (2.47%) Scala
11 17 (2.33%) Clojure
11 17 (2.33%) Groovy
11 17 (2.33%) Java 8
11 17 (2.33%) Kotlin
12 16 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 130 (17.81%) Degree
2 28 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.47%) CFA
5 13 (1.78%) CIMA
6 12 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.23%) MBA
8 7 (0.96%) APMG
8 7 (0.96%) MCSE
8 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.68%) CCNA
9 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.55%) PMP
11 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.41%) IIBA
11 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.58%) QA
2 43 (5.89%) MiFID
3 25 (3.42%) GDPR
4 18 (2.47%) PMO
5 9 (1.23%) SLA
6 8 (1.10%) EMIR
6 8 (1.10%) PSD2
7 7 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.96%) SEPA
8 4 (0.55%) FATCA
9 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.41%) TARGET2
10 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.27%) COBIT
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 48 (6.58%) Docker
2 22 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.82%) XenApp
7 5 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) Gluster
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.33%) Prometheus
2 14 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.78%) Control-M
4 7 (0.96%) SCCM
5 5 (0.68%) Ansible
5 5 (0.68%) Puppet
5 5 (0.68%) SCOM
5 5 (0.68%) Terraform
6 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.55%) WSUS
7 3 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.41%) cPanel
7 3 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.41%) MOM
8 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.14%) logstash
9 1 (0.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 151 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 109 (14.93%) Oracle
3 32 (4.38%) IBM
4 29 (3.97%) Sybase
5 15 (2.05%) Murex
5 15 (2.05%) Zend
6 13 (1.78%) VMware
7 12 (1.64%) Calypso
8 11 (1.51%) Cisco
8 11 (1.51%) SAP
9 10 (1.37%) Charles River
9 10 (1.37%) Citrix
9 10 (1.37%) Google
9 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.37%) Tableau
10 8 (1.10%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.10%) Blue Prism
10 8 (1.10%) Rackspace
10 8 (1.10%) Reuters
10 8 (1.10%) Wallstreet Suite