The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 22 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.40% 1.07% 1.77%
As % of the General category 8.45% 4.84% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -21.23%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Back Office
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

General Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.40% 22.14% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 41
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Back Office
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Aberdeen region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Back Office
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 6 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 6 (100.00%) Logistics
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (100.00%) SAP SCM
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 6 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (100.00%) SAP SCM
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) SAP MM Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Logistics
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP