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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 89 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 13 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.82% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.78% 1.62% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
730 616 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.76% 50.70% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 466 375 373
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 27 August 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (54.55%) SLA
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) Front Office
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
1 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (54.55%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Planning Manager
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
1 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) WFM
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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