The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 95 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.26% 1.18% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.56% 2.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £46,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
538 672 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.50% 49.52% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 368 405 214
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Glasgow region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 8 (33.33%) Derivative
3 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (33.33%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 8 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) XenApp

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (16.67%) WorkSite
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Extranet
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) IDOL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Chief Technical Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
1 8 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) iBATIS
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Coaching
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint