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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 146 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 32 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 1.41% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.94% 3.20% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 26
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £80,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1648 1377 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.69% 44.19% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 741 896
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 17 £58,000 -3.33% 4
Edinburgh -16 12 £32,500 -3.70% 2
Aberdeen -1 2 £57,500 -2.12%
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
2 20 (32.26%) Windows
3 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
5 15 (24.19%) SLA
5 15 (24.19%) XML
5 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (20.97%) Java
7 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) MCSE
7 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 12 (19.35%) UNIX
7 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
8 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
8 11 (17.74%) Multithreading
9 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (16.13%) Derivative
9 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (16.13%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (16.13%) OOP
9 10 (16.13%) OO
9 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 10 (16.13%) XML Messaging
10 9 (14.52%) Legal

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (3.23%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP CO
2 5 (8.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (6.45%) SAP SCM
3 4 (6.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.23%) SAP SRM
4 2 (3.23%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.23%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
1 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
1 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) LSMW
1 1 (1.61%) JUnit
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Legal
3 8 (12.90%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (24.19%) Administrator
3 13 (20.97%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (11.29%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) SAP SCM Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.23%) IT Support
11 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 2 (3.23%) SAP Support Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) SAP Support
11 2 (3.23%) SAP Support Consultant
11 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) XML Messaging
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.23%) Symfony
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.61%) Grails
7 1 (1.61%) WPF
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Derivative
1 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Equities
4 3 (4.84%) Firmware
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) UNIX
3 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
3 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 10 (16.13%) OOP
4 10 (16.13%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
5 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.45%) Logistics
8 4 (6.45%) E-Procurement
9 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) MVC
9 3 (4.84%) ITIL
10 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) PHP5
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) VB
5 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) XAML
6 1 (1.61%) VB6
6 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) MCSE
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP
3 3 (4.84%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) VMware
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) EMC
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Facebook
5 2 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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