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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 121 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 52 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.73% 1.58%
As % of the General category 3.05% 1.68% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 20
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £45,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £73,000
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
1705 1368 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.58% 43.66% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 855 841
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 33 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Edinburgh -5 12 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Aberdeen +8 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (63.22%) XML
1 55 (63.22%) RDBMS
1 55 (63.22%) Relational Database
2 49 (56.32%) Derivative
3 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (54.02%) Scrum
3 47 (54.02%) Continuous Improvement
3 47 (54.02%) Multithreading
3 47 (54.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (54.02%) XML Messaging
3 47 (54.02%) OOP
3 47 (54.02%) OO
3 47 (54.02%) Data Modelling
3 47 (54.02%) Java
4 27 (31.03%) Finance
5 25 (28.74%) Change Management
6 13 (14.94%) SQL
7 12 (13.79%) Banking
8 11 (12.64%) VMware
8 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (12.64%) UNIX
8 11 (12.64%) SLA
8 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.20%) .NET
10 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
10 8 (9.20%) Equities
11 7 (8.05%) C#

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP MM
1 3 (3.45%) SAP SCM
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) LAN
1 5 (5.75%) WAN
1 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (63.22%) RDBMS
1 55 (63.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Lead Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Administrator
4 11 (12.64%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.30%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Process Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.15%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) XML
2 47 (54.02%) XML Messaging
3 8 (9.20%) .NET
4 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.45%) HTML
5 3 (3.45%) CSS
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (56.32%) Derivative
2 47 (54.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.20%) Equities
4 1 (1.15%) Handset
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.15%) Blog
4 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) UNIX
2 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (54.02%) Scrum
1 47 (54.02%) Continuous Improvement
1 47 (54.02%) Multithreading
1 47 (54.02%) OOP
1 47 (54.02%) OO
1 47 (54.02%) Data Modelling
2 25 (28.74%) Change Management
3 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
6 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.75%) CRM
7 4 (4.60%) ERP
8 3 (3.45%) MVC
8 3 (3.45%) Migration
8 3 (3.45%) Test Management
8 3 (3.45%) Logistics
9 2 (2.30%) Workflow
9 2 (2.30%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 7 (8.05%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) VMware
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Avaya
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) Verint
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