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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 100 151 104
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -47
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 63 17 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 0.54% 1.59%
As % of the General category 3.97% 1.19% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 27
Average salary £34,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.86% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,550 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £65,000 £65,000
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
1586 1431 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.86% 45.52% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 913 898 899
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 30 October 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 October 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 +18 35 £30,000 -1.63% 3
Glasgow +22 21 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Aberdeen +11 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Stirling -21 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 48 (42.86%) XML
2 48 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 48 (42.86%) Finance
3 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (39.29%) Derivative
4 44 (39.29%) OO
5 42 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 42 (37.50%) Java
5 42 (37.50%) Scrum
6 41 (36.61%) XML Messaging
6 41 (36.61%) OOP
6 41 (36.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (36.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (36.61%) Multithreading
7 32 (28.57%) VMware
8 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.21%) LAN
10 26 (23.21%) WAN
11 25 (22.32%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (22.32%) Change Management
12 24 (21.43%) SLA
12 24 (21.43%) Coaching
13 23 (20.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (19.64%) Banking
14 22 (19.64%) UNIX
14 22 (19.64%) Mentoring
15 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 13 (11.61%) SQL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (3.57%) WorkSite
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Lync
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SAP MM
1 6 (5.36%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (5.36%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.21%) LAN
1 26 (23.21%) WAN
2 25 (22.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.89%) Softphone
3 1 (0.89%) DHCP
3 1 (0.89%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 48 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) OLTP
6 1 (0.89%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 48 (42.86%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Front Office
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Analyst
3 22 (19.64%) Lead Developer
4 20 (17.86%) Administrator
5 18 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support
9 6 (5.36%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.68%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.86%) XML
2 41 (36.61%) XML Messaging
3 7 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) HTML
5 3 (2.68%) Web Services
5 3 (2.68%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.79%) WCF
6 2 (1.79%) jQuery
6 2 (1.79%) CSS
6 2 (1.79%) LAMP
6 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.89%) JSP
7 1 (0.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.89%) JMS
7 1 (0.89%) REST
7 1 (0.89%) iBATIS
7 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.29%) Derivative
2 41 (36.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Equities
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Handset
6 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.89%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Blog
6 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.29%) OO
3 42 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 42 (37.50%) Scrum
4 41 (36.61%) OOP
4 41 (36.61%) Multithreading
4 41 (36.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (22.32%) Change Management
6 24 (21.43%) Coaching
7 23 (20.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (19.64%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.82%) Investment Management
9 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.04%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.36%) Project Management
11 6 (5.36%) Logistics
12 5 (4.46%) Test Management
12 5 (4.46%) Wealth Management
12 5 (4.46%) CRM
13 4 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.50%) Java
2 13 (11.61%) SQL
3 6 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) ISEB
1 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) MiFID
3 2 (1.79%) FATCA
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) VMware
2 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
4 3 (2.68%) Citrix
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) HP
6 1 (0.89%) Avaya
6 1 (0.89%) Verint
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