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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 112 141 105
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -36
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.71% 1.68%
As % of the General category 2.23% 1.53% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 37
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,100 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
897 1369 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.44% 46.30% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 566 810 911
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 16 £39,500 +8.96% 1
Edinburgh +8 3 £42,500 -12.37% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Project Management
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) GIS
5 10 (26.32%) Financial Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Cash Management
7 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 8 (21.05%) Banking
7 8 (21.05%) General Ledger
7 8 (21.05%) Reference Data
7 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
8 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.42%) Investment Management
8 7 (18.42%) ArcGIS
9 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) ArcGIS
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (10.53%) GemFire
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SunGard APT
2 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DHCP
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) GIS
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) Data Lake
3 4 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (10.53%) OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) OLTP
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Star Schema
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) ERwin
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) MagicDraw
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) General Ledger
3 4 (10.53%) Front Office
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) GIS Manager
2 7 (18.42%) GIS Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Derivatives Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Information Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 4 (10.53%) JMS
1 4 (10.53%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (10.53%) Spring
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Reference Data
3 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.53%) Derivative
3 4 (10.53%) Ontologies
3 4 (10.53%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Financial Analysis
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) Cash Management
6 7 (18.42%) Investment Management
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 4 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) CFA
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 4 (10.53%) ISO20022
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) MOM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
2 4 (10.53%) Charles River
2 4 (10.53%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) SunGard
3 2 (5.26%) Avaya
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Casewise
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) EMC
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago