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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 92 79 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 1.52% 0.85%
As % of the General category 0.69% 2.74% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 12
Average salary £48,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
722 766 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.67% 55.31% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 441 439 469
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (33.33%) XBRL
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Siebel
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Intel
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Client Services Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XBRL
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) ERP
1 5 (33.33%) OO
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
1 5 (33.33%) Siebel
2 2 (13.33%) Intel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat