The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 89 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the General category 0.54% 1.23% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
738 730 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.75% 45.20% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 435 450 287
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) SLA
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (12.50%) Pega
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Sass
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
3 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago