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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 131 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.70% 1.34%
As % of the General category 1.57% 1.45% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 15
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £23,970 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1276 1584 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.62% 48.50% 45.39%
Number of salaries quoted 673 927 1063
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £67,200
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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +18 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Glasgow +3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Aberdeen - 1 £43,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.43%) VMware
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (19.05%) SLA
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) ERP
7 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Investment Management
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) GIS
8 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (11.90%) ArcGIS
9 5 (11.90%) Spring
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.90%) Python
9 5 (11.90%) C#
9 5 (11.90%) Java
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 5 (11.90%) SCCM
9 5 (11.90%) SCOM

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) ArcGIS
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Infor M3
2 2 (4.76%) Movex
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.38%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DHCP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) BGP
2 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) GIS
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
1 3 (7.14%) TestNG
2 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) GIS Manager
4 5 (11.90%) GIS Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) ERP Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
2 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.38%) FpML
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) J2SE
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.52%) Equities
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (4.76%) Swaptions
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (16.67%) ERP
2 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 6 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) Release Management
4 4 (9.52%) SDLC
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
3 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
1 5 (11.90%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Casewise
3 3 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) Intel
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago