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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 137 137 127
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the General category 1.29% 2.17% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 25
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,084 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1478 1523 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.97% 44.07% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1010 801
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
Edinburgh +3 12 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Glasgow +1 5 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 - 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 48 (54.55%) Finance
2 46 (52.27%) VMware
2 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (45.45%) LAN
4 40 (45.45%) WAN
5 37 (42.05%) Wi-Fi
6 32 (36.36%) SLA
7 31 (35.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
9 23 (26.14%) UNIX
10 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.32%) Banking
12 14 (15.91%) OO
13 11 (12.50%) SQL
14 10 (11.36%) HTML
14 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
15 9 (10.23%) Java
15 9 (10.23%) CSS
15 9 (10.23%) XML
15 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
15 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
15 9 (10.23%) Change Management
15 9 (10.23%) Scrum
15 9 (10.23%) Derivative
16 8 (9.09%) Web Development
16 8 (9.09%) XML Messaging
16 8 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (9.09%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 7 (7.95%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) SAP MM
1 6 (6.82%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (6.82%) SAP SCM
2 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 40 (45.45%) LAN
1 40 (45.45%) WAN
2 37 (42.05%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (3.41%) Extranet
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) IDOL
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) OLTP
7 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 48 (54.55%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Private Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Administrator
3 18 (20.45%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (19.32%) Support Analyst
5 15 (17.05%) Developer
5 15 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 14 (15.91%) IT Support
6 14 (15.91%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
8 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.41%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
2 9 (10.23%) XML
3 8 (9.09%) XML Messaging
4 6 (6.82%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.68%) LAMP
5 5 (5.68%) WCF
5 5 (5.68%) jQuery
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.27%) RESTful
7 2 (2.27%) Sass
8 1 (1.14%) REST
8 1 (1.14%) iBATIS
8 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Derivative
2 8 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Equities
5 1 (1.14%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) UNIX
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.91%) OO
4 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.23%) Scrum
5 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.23%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) OOP
6 8 (9.09%) Web Development
6 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.95%) Investment Management
7 7 (7.95%) Wealth Management
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL
8 6 (6.82%) Logistics
9 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.68%) CRM
9 5 (5.68%) B2B
9 5 (5.68%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.36%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) MiFID
3 4 (4.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) Firmware
3 3 (3.41%) XenApp
3 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
1 46 (52.27%) VMware
2 7 (7.95%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.27%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago