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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 96 149 135
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 60 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the General category 4.06% 1.14% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £65,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1477 1490 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.02% 45.55% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 901 916 924
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £65,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Edinburgh +29 35 £34,000 +6.25% 3
Glasgow +29 21 £45,000 +13.92%
Aberdeen +7 4 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 47 (40.52%) VMware
3 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
4 44 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (32.76%) LAN
5 38 (32.76%) WAN
6 35 (30.17%) Wi-Fi
7 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (28.45%) SLA
9 32 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (25.00%) OO
10 29 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 28 (24.14%) XML
11 28 (24.14%) RDBMS
12 25 (21.55%) UNIX
12 25 (21.55%) Derivative
13 24 (20.69%) Java
13 24 (20.69%) Data Modelling
13 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
13 24 (20.69%) Scrum
14 23 (19.83%) OOP
14 23 (19.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 23 (19.83%) XML Messaging
14 23 (19.83%) Multithreading
14 23 (19.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (18.10%) Banking
16 18 (15.52%) Change Management
17 16 (13.79%) SQL
18 15 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (12.93%) Coaching

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (6.03%) IIS
2 6 (5.17%) WorkSite
3 2 (1.72%) Lync
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) SAP MM
1 9 (7.76%) SAP CO
1 9 (7.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (7.76%) SAP SCM
2 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.76%) LAN
1 38 (32.76%) WAN
2 35 (30.17%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.45%) DHCP
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) Extranet
5 2 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (24.14%) RDBMS
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) IDOL
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) OLTP
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Private Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Developer
2 31 (26.72%) Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Administrator
4 22 (18.97%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (12.07%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) Lead Developer
7 12 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) IT Support
8 11 (9.48%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (8.62%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (8.62%) Consultant
10 9 (7.76%) Business Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
12 6 (5.17%) SAP MM Consultant
13 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) XML
2 23 (19.83%) XML Messaging
3 10 (8.62%) HTML
4 9 (7.76%) CSS
5 8 (6.90%) .NET
6 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.17%) Web Services
7 5 (4.31%) LAMP
7 5 (4.31%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (4.31%) WCF
7 5 (4.31%) jQuery
7 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.72%) RESTful
9 2 (1.72%) Sass
10 1 (0.86%) REST
10 1 (0.86%) iBATIS
10 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Derivative
2 23 (19.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (6.90%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.31%) Equities
6 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Blog
8 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) UNIX
2 10 (8.62%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (25.00%) OO
4 24 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 24 (20.69%) Scrum
5 23 (19.83%) OOP
5 23 (19.83%) Multithreading
5 23 (19.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (15.52%) Change Management
7 15 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (12.93%) Coaching
8 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.48%) Investment Management
10 9 (7.76%) Web Development
10 9 (7.76%) Logistics
11 8 (6.90%) Project Management
12 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.03%) Wealth Management
13 6 (5.17%) CRM
13 6 (5.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) Java
2 16 (13.79%) SQL
3 7 (6.03%) C#
4 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) ISEB
1 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.45%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) MiFID
3 4 (3.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 44 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) Firmware
3 3 (2.59%) XenApp
3 3 (2.59%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (40.52%) VMware
2 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.62%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) HP
4 3 (2.59%) Citrix
5 2 (1.72%) EMC
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe
6 1 (0.86%) Avaya
6 1 (0.86%) Verint
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