The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 116 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 57 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 0.72% 1.51%
As % of the General category 3.40% 1.63% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 18
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,850 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £67,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1677 1352 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 44.50% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 834 868
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 Scotland

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Scotland

Back Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 26 £42,500 +9.67% 4
Edinburgh -3 20 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Aberdeen +16 6 £55,000 -2.22%
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Stirling -25 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 53 (55.21%) XML
1 53 (55.21%) RDBMS
1 53 (55.21%) Relational Database
2 48 (50.00%) Derivative
3 46 (47.92%) OO
4 45 (46.88%) Java
4 45 (46.88%) Data Modelling
4 45 (46.88%) OOP
4 45 (46.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 45 (46.88%) XML Messaging
4 45 (46.88%) Multithreading
4 45 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (46.88%) Scrum
4 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (36.46%) Finance
6 25 (26.04%) Coaching
7 24 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 24 (25.00%) Change Management
8 20 (20.83%) VMware
8 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (18.75%) SLA
10 17 (17.71%) UNIX
10 17 (17.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.63%) LAN
12 15 (15.63%) WAN
12 15 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (14.58%) Banking
14 11 (11.46%) SQL
15 9 (9.38%) Risk Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP MM
1 6 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (6.25%) SAP SCM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) LAN
1 15 (15.63%) WAN
1 15 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.21%) RDBMS
1 53 (55.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Front Office
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Analyst
4 17 (17.71%) Administrator
5 15 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) IT Support
10 3 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.08%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.08%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) XML
2 45 (46.88%) XML Messaging
3 5 (5.21%) .NET
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (50.00%) Derivative
2 45 (46.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.33%) Equities
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.04%) Firmware
5 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
5 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.04%) Blog
5 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) UNIX
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) OO
2 45 (46.88%) Data Modelling
2 45 (46.88%) OOP
2 45 (46.88%) Multithreading
2 45 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 45 (46.88%) Scrum
2 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.04%) Coaching
4 24 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 24 (25.00%) Change Management
5 17 (17.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.38%) Investment Management
6 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.25%) Logistics
8 5 (5.21%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) ERP
10 3 (3.13%) Migration
10 3 (3.13%) Test Management
10 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) MiFID
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) VMware
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Avaya
4 1 (1.04%) HP
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Verint
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