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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 138 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 24 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.97% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.76% 2.00% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 28
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £53,101 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.84%
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
1361 1498 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.84% 48.26% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 770 896 1002
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -4 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh -10 5 £48,500 +42.64%
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (39.53%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) C++
2 16 (37.21%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) XML
2 16 (37.21%) OO
2 16 (37.21%) Middleware
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) Banking
5 13 (30.23%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
7 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.58%) TDD
7 11 (25.58%) Ruby
7 11 (25.58%) Derivative
7 11 (25.58%) XML Schema
7 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (25.58%) MQSeries
7 11 (25.58%) Refactoring
7 11 (25.58%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (25.58%) XPath
7 11 (25.58%) Market Risk
7 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.58%) Electronic Trading
7 11 (25.58%) System Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (25.58%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DHCP
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) BGP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.65%) FWSM
4 2 (4.65%) HSRP
4 2 (4.65%) IPv6
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) OSPF
4 2 (4.65%) VRRP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (25.58%) BigTable
1 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
1 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 5 (11.63%) Front Office
4 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Client Services Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
1 16 (37.21%) XML
2 11 (25.58%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (25.58%) XML Schema
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) XBRL
4 4 (9.30%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (4.65%) COM
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Derivative
1 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
1 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (25.58%) Market Risk
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
3 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
4 7 (16.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.33%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Debian
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) OO
2 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) BDD
3 11 (25.58%) Complex Event Processing
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (25.58%) Refactoring
3 11 (25.58%) Risk Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) System Testing
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
3 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Market Making
5 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
5 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) C++
2 16 (37.21%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) Python
4 11 (25.58%) Ruby
4 11 (25.58%) XPath
5 8 (18.60%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.30%) Smalltalk
7 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) CCNP
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) Siebel
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) Juniper
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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