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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 99 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the General category 0.41% 1.65% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
736 727 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.45% 43.82% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 395 463 313
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) Finance
3 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (65.63%) LAN
3 21 (65.63%) WAN
3 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (62.50%) SLA
4 20 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) User Experience
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) IIS
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) B2B
8 5 (15.63%) B2C
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) WCF

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) LAN
1 21 (65.63%) WAN
1 21 (65.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) IT Support Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) IT Support
3 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) LAMP
2 5 (15.63%) WCF
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) B2B
3 5 (15.63%) B2C
3 5 (15.63%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) MiFID
2 2 (6.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £50,000 to £73,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ASG International
Salary: From £50,000 to £73,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago