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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 95 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 69 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.11% 0.57% 1.05%
As % of the General category 4.38% 1.24% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 19
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1574 1530 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.15% 45.92% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 943 909
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 +22 41 £33,500 +9.83% 4
Glasgow +28 22 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Aberdeen +7 5 £55,000 -15.38%
Stirling - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 57 (47.11%) Finance
2 43 (35.54%) VMware
3 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
4 40 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (32.23%) Relational Database
6 38 (31.40%) RDBMS
6 38 (31.40%) XML
7 37 (30.58%) OO
8 35 (28.93%) LAN
8 35 (28.93%) WAN
9 34 (28.10%) Derivative
10 33 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (26.45%) Scrum
11 32 (26.45%) Java
11 32 (26.45%) Data Modelling
12 31 (25.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (25.62%) SLA
12 31 (25.62%) OOP
12 31 (25.62%) XML Messaging
12 31 (25.62%) Multithreading
12 31 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (24.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (22.31%) UNIX
15 23 (19.01%) Banking
16 21 (17.36%) Change Management
17 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
18 19 (15.70%) Coaching
19 18 (14.88%) SQL
20 17 (14.05%) Mentoring

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (4.96%) IIS
1 6 (4.96%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.83%) Lync
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) SAP MM
1 8 (6.61%) SAP CO
1 8 (6.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (6.61%) SAP SCM
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) LAN
1 35 (28.93%) WAN
2 33 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.48%) Extranet
4 2 (1.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) Relational Database
2 38 (31.40%) RDBMS
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) IDOL
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) OLTP
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 57 (47.11%) Finance
2 23 (19.01%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Private Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (34.71%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) Analyst
3 24 (19.83%) Administrator
4 22 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (14.05%) Lead Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.92%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) IT Support
8 9 (7.44%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.96%) SAP MM Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.13%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.40%) XML
2 31 (25.62%) XML Messaging
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.61%) HTML
5 7 (5.79%) CSS
5 7 (5.79%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (4.96%) Web Services
7 5 (4.13%) WCF
7 5 (4.13%) jQuery
7 5 (4.13%) LAMP
7 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.65%) RESTful
10 1 (0.83%) REST
10 1 (0.83%) iBATIS
10 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.83%) JMS
10 1 (0.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Derivative
2 31 (25.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Equities
5 6 (4.96%) User Experience
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Handset
8 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) UNIX
2 8 (6.61%) Windows
3 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) OO
3 32 (26.45%) Data Modelling
3 32 (26.45%) Scrum
4 31 (25.62%) OOP
4 31 (25.62%) Multithreading
4 31 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (24.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (17.36%) Change Management
7 19 (15.70%) Coaching
8 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (9.92%) Investment Management
11 9 (7.44%) Web Development
11 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.61%) CRM
12 8 (6.61%) Logistics
13 7 (5.79%) Project Management
14 6 (4.96%) Wealth Management
15 5 (4.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) SQL
3 9 (7.44%) C#
4 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) ISEB
1 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) MiFID
3 3 (2.48%) FATCA
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) VMware
2 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.44%) SAP
4 3 (2.48%) HP
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe
6 1 (0.83%) Avaya
6 1 (0.83%) EMC
6 1 (0.83%) Verint
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