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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 110 136 129
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 43 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.05% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
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
1500 1515 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.28% 45.91% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 912 981 884
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh +17 26 £34,000 +4.61%
Glasgow +8 13 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Aberdeen +1 4 £57,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 53 (50.96%) Finance
2 50 (48.08%) VMware
3 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 47 (45.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (40.38%) LAN
5 42 (40.38%) WAN
6 39 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (34.62%) SLA
8 35 (33.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (23.08%) UNIX
11 21 (20.19%) OO
12 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
13 17 (16.35%) XML
13 17 (16.35%) RDBMS
14 16 (15.38%) Data Modelling
14 16 (15.38%) Java
14 16 (15.38%) Scrum
14 16 (15.38%) Banking
14 16 (15.38%) Derivative
15 15 (14.42%) Multithreading
15 15 (14.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (14.42%) XML Messaging
15 15 (14.42%) OOP
15 15 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (12.50%) SQL
17 12 (11.54%) Change Management
18 10 (9.62%) HTML

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (6.73%) IIS
2 6 (5.77%) WorkSite
3 2 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) SAP MM
1 9 (8.65%) SAP CO
1 9 (8.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (8.65%) SAP SCM
2 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.38%) LAN
1 42 (40.38%) WAN
2 39 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.85%) DNS
4 3 (2.88%) Extranet
5 2 (1.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.96%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.35%) RDBMS
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) IDOL
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.96%) OLAP
7 1 (0.96%) OLTP
7 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 53 (50.96%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Private Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Analyst
2 25 (24.04%) Administrator
3 23 (22.12%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (22.12%) Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 13 (12.50%) IT Support
6 13 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.77%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) XML
2 15 (14.42%) XML Messaging
3 10 (9.62%) HTML
4 9 (8.65%) CSS
5 7 (6.73%) .NET
6 6 (5.77%) Web Services
7 5 (4.81%) LAMP
7 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.81%) WCF
7 5 (4.81%) jQuery
7 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.88%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.92%) RESTful
9 2 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.92%) Sass
10 1 (0.96%) REST
10 1 (0.96%) iBATIS
10 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Derivative
2 15 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (7.69%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Equities
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Handset
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) UNIX
2 10 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) OO
4 16 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 16 (15.38%) Scrum
5 15 (14.42%) OOP
5 15 (14.42%) Multithreading
5 15 (14.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.54%) Change Management
8 9 (8.65%) Web Development
8 9 (8.65%) Logistics
8 9 (8.65%) Coaching
9 8 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 7 (6.73%) Wealth Management
10 7 (6.73%) Project Management
10 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) Java
2 13 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) ISEB
1 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) MiFID
3 4 (3.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 47 (45.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.88%) Firmware
3 3 (2.88%) XenApp
3 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) VMware
2 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.62%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) HP
4 3 (2.88%) Citrix
5 2 (1.92%) EMC
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (0.96%) Sybase
6 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Avaya
6 1 (0.96%) Verint
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Boss ERP Consulting
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