The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 122 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 48 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 0.77% 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.91% 1.79% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 12
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1651 1398 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.94% 43.24% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 871 812
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 36 - - 3
Edinburgh -19 8 £33,250 -26.11% 1
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (62.82%) XML
1 49 (62.82%) RDBMS
1 49 (62.82%) Relational Database
2 42 (53.85%) Java
2 42 (53.85%) Derivative
3 41 (52.56%) Multithreading
4 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 40 (51.28%) Data Modelling
4 40 (51.28%) OOP
4 40 (51.28%) OO
4 40 (51.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (51.28%) XML Messaging
4 40 (51.28%) Scrum
5 27 (34.62%) Finance
6 22 (28.21%) Change Management
7 15 (19.23%) Banking
8 14 (17.95%) SQL
9 13 (16.67%) UNIX
10 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.82%) VMware
10 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.82%) SLA
10 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (11.54%) Investment Management
11 9 (11.54%) Equities
12 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
13 7 (8.97%) .NET
13 7 (8.97%) C#
13 7 (8.97%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
1 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (62.82%) RDBMS
1 49 (62.82%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) LSMW
1 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) Lead Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.82%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.56%) SAP HR Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.28%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.28%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (62.82%) XML
2 40 (51.28%) XML Messaging
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.85%) HTML
5 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (53.85%) Derivative
2 40 (51.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (11.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.28%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) UNIX
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
2 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Multithreading
2 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 40 (51.28%) Data Modelling
2 40 (51.28%) OOP
2 40 (51.28%) OO
2 40 (51.28%) Scrum
3 22 (28.21%) Change Management
4 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 9 (11.54%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.41%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) ERP
7 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Migration
8 3 (3.85%) Test Management
8 3 (3.85%) MVC
9 2 (2.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Java
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
1 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) VMware
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
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