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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 93 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.54% 0.82%
As % of the General category 0.92% 1.12% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.37% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £30,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £40,750 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
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
761 714 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.34% 47.79% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 446 466 334
Average salary £47,250 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,350 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Pega
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Pega
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