Back Office Jobs with Work from Home Options

Back Office
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 373 393 442
Rank change year-on-year +20 +49 -100
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 214 323 468
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.64% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.04% 1.09% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 193 222 268
10th Percentile £36,700 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £53,188 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -3.70%
75th Percentile £110,000 £89,577 £80,000
90th Percentile £138,750 £99,525 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

All General Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,659 29,710 40,708
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 61.37% 66.75% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15,199 19,588 24,153
10th Percentile £31,552 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,750 £46,570 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Back Office
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Back Office trend for jobs with a WFH option

Back Office
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Back Office.

Back Office salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Back Office
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Back Office over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Back Office salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Back Office
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (1.87%) CMS
1 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
2 2 (0.93%) WordPress
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) Kentico
3 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (1.40%) Aladdin
4 2 (0.93%) Endur
4 2 (0.93%) Magento
4 2 (0.93%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.93%) Shopify
5 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.47%) FIS Private Capital Suite
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 67 (31.31%) Azure
2 55 (25.70%) AWS
3 38 (17.76%) GCP
4 14 (6.54%) Power Platform
5 9 (4.21%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (3.74%) Google Sheets
7 5 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.87%) Google Workspace
8 4 (1.87%) OCI
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.47%) GitHub
10 1 (0.47%) npm
10 1 (0.47%) SaaS
10 1 (0.47%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.40%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) GIS
3 10 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.67%) Power BI
4 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.27%) Data Lake
5 7 (3.27%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.87%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.93%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.14%) JIRA
2 5 (2.34%) Git
3 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.47%) Vite
General
1 148 (69.16%) Finance
2 100 (46.73%) Front Office
3 67 (31.31%) Banking
4 54 (25.23%) Social Skills
5 22 (10.28%) Retail
6 13 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (3.27%) Billing
8 7 (3.27%) Police
8 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.80%) Health Technology
9 6 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.87%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.40%) Marketing
12 2 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.93%) Legal
12 2 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 72 (33.64%) Senior
2 70 (32.71%) Developer
3 51 (23.83%) Analyst
4 46 (21.50%) Senior Developer
5 41 (19.16%) .NET Developer
6 40 (18.69%) Software Engineer
7 39 (18.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 38 (17.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 38 (17.76%) .NET Software Engineer
8 38 (17.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 38 (17.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 38 (17.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 38 (17.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 38 (17.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (13.55%) Financial Analyst
10 27 (12.62%) Banking Analyst
10 27 (12.62%) SQL Analyst
10 27 (12.62%) Technical Analyst
11 22 (10.28%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 22 (10.28%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.64%) .NET
2 45 (21.03%) AngularJS
3 42 (19.63%) React
4 39 (18.22%) Redux
5 38 (17.76%) Vue
6 28 (13.08%) ASP.NET
7 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET Core
8 22 (10.28%) .NET Core
9 13 (6.07%) CSS
10 10 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (3.74%) Pandas
12 7 (3.27%) Web Services
13 6 (2.80%) HTML
14 4 (1.87%) .NET Framework
15 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (0.93%) jQuery
16 2 (0.93%) REST
16 2 (0.93%) RESTful
16 2 (0.93%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (43.46%) Derivative
1 93 (43.46%) Hedge funds
2 40 (18.69%) Fixed Income
3 38 (17.76%) Equities
3 38 (17.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (6.07%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.14%) Legacy Systems
6 8 (3.74%) Onboarding
7 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.87%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.87%) Replication
9 3 (1.40%) Blog
9 3 (1.40%) IoT
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.93%) Product Ownership
10 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.74%) Linux
1 8 (3.74%) Unix
1 8 (3.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Android
2 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.93%) Asset Management
2 91 (42.52%) Investment Management
3 61 (28.50%) Agile
4 57 (26.64%) Mentoring
5 50 (23.36%) Software Engineering
6 25 (11.68%) Project Delivery
7 24 (11.21%) CRM
8 23 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (10.28%) Data Analysis
9 22 (10.28%) ERP
10 18 (8.41%) DevOps
10 18 (8.41%) Line Management
10 18 (8.41%) Roadmaps
11 16 (7.48%) Change Management
11 16 (7.48%) Computer Science
12 14 (6.54%) Migration
12 14 (6.54%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.07%) Data Management
13 13 (6.07%) Project Management
14 12 (5.61%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 129 (60.28%) SQL
2 112 (52.34%) C#
3 100 (46.73%) Python
4 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 42 (19.63%) TypeScript
6 16 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.74%) Java
7 8 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.27%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (18.22%) Degree
2 14 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.07%) Master's Degree
4 8 (3.74%) CISSP
4 8 (3.74%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.74%) PMP
5 7 (3.27%) CISM
5 7 (3.27%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.54%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.67%) QA
3 9 (4.21%) PMO
4 4 (1.87%) GAAP
4 4 (1.87%) IFRS
5 1 (0.47%) Accessibility
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Docker
2 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.35%) SAP
3 19 (8.88%) Oracle
4 11 (5.14%) Google
5 9 (4.21%) IBM
6 8 (3.74%) Algorithmics
6 8 (3.74%) ION Trading
7 6 (2.80%) Salesforce
8 4 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.40%) Charles River
9 3 (1.40%) Iron Mountain
10 2 (0.93%) Adobe
10 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.93%) Calypso
10 2 (0.93%) eFront
10 2 (0.93%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.93%) UiPath
10 2 (0.93%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.47%) Cognos
11 1 (0.47%) SimCorp