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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 130 141 149
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 27 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the General category 2.01% 0.91% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 16
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median 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
1343 1537 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.88% 49.00% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 723 943 1024
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Glasgow -8 13 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Edinburgh 0 8 £35,000 +16.66%
West Lothian - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £50,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) Python
4 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
5 17 (33.33%) C#
5 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) Middleware
8 13 (25.49%) C++
8 13 (25.49%) XML
8 13 (25.49%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) TDD
9 12 (23.53%) Ruby
9 12 (23.53%) Derivative
9 12 (23.53%) Refactoring
9 12 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (23.53%) XPath
9 12 (23.53%) Market Risk
9 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
9 12 (23.53%) System Testing
9 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (23.53%) Complex Event Processing
9 12 (23.53%) Risk Analytics
9 12 (23.53%) Analytics
9 12 (23.53%) BigTable

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 12 (23.53%) MQSeries
2 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.92%) Movex
2 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DHCP
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) BGP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) FWSM
4 2 (3.92%) HSRP
4 2 (3.92%) Intranet
4 2 (3.92%) IPv6
4 2 (3.92%) MPLS
4 2 (3.92%) OSPF
4 2 (3.92%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) VRRP
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 12 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (23.53%) BigTable
2 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 12 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
1 5 (9.80%) FitNesse
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) TestNG
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Python Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) ERP Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Backup Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) HR Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Middleware
1 13 (25.49%) XML
2 12 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (23.53%) XML Schema
3 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.92%) COM
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.96%) FpML
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) JMS
7 1 (1.96%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Derivative
1 12 (23.53%) Fixed Income
1 12 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (23.53%) Market Risk
2 8 (15.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.73%) Clustering
4 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.80%) Equities
4 5 (9.80%) User Experience
5 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.96%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 12 (23.53%) Analytics
3 12 (23.53%) BDD
3 12 (23.53%) Complex Event Processing
3 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (23.53%) Refactoring
3 12 (23.53%) Risk Analytics
3 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 12 (23.53%) System Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 8 (15.69%) ERP
4 8 (15.69%) Market Making
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Release Management
5 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) Python
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) C++
5 12 (23.53%) Ruby
5 12 (23.53%) XPath
6 11 (21.57%) Perl
7 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.84%) Smalltalk
10 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Sun Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Sun
4 4 (7.84%) Intel
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Siebel
7 1 (1.96%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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