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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 90 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.95% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 6
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £34,800 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
727 667 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.13% 46.29% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 410 456 353
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 41 (77.36%) Finance
3 37 (69.81%) Wi-Fi
3 37 (69.81%) VMware
3 37 (69.81%) LAN
3 37 (69.81%) WAN
3 37 (69.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (60.38%) SLA
5 31 (58.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (41.51%) UNIX
7 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
8 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) Banking
8 7 (13.21%) Wealth Management
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
8 7 (13.21%) User Experience
9 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
10 5 (9.43%) C#
10 5 (9.43%) Web Services
10 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (9.43%) SQL
10 5 (9.43%) .NET
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.43%) IIS
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.43%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) CRM
10 5 (9.43%) B2B
10 5 (9.43%) B2C

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (9.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (69.81%) Wi-Fi
1 37 (69.81%) LAN
1 37 (69.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Private Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Administrator
2 18 (33.96%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (33.96%) Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (28.30%) Support Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 14 (26.42%) IT Support
4 14 (26.42%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
1 7 (13.21%) CSS
2 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.43%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
2 5 (9.43%) WCF
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) Wealth Management
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
4 5 (9.43%) OO
4 5 (9.43%) CRM
4 5 (9.43%) B2B
4 5 (9.43%) B2C
4 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (9.43%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) C#
1 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (60.38%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) FATCA
2 4 (7.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (69.81%) VMware
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