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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 143 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.99% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.29% 1.99% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
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 £35,000 £23,970 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1320 1561 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.27% 49.60% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 636 946 1060
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Glasgow -18 3 £68,750 +71.87%
West Lothian - 3 £45,000 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (44.44%) SQL
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Python
4 16 (35.56%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (28.89%) C#
7 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (26.67%) Derivative
8 10 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (22.22%) Market Risk
8 10 (22.22%) System Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
8 10 (22.22%) Analytics
8 10 (22.22%) BDD
8 10 (22.22%) Virtual Team
8 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) XML
8 10 (22.22%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (20.00%) XML Schema
9 9 (20.00%) Windows
9 9 (20.00%) MQSeries
9 9 (20.00%) C++
9 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (20.00%) Middleware
9 9 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra

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 9 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Infor M3
2 2 (4.44%) Movex
2 2 (4.44%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.44%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) BGP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) FWSM
2 1 (2.22%) HSRP
2 1 (2.22%) IPv6
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) OSPF
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) VRRP
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (20.00%) BigTable
2 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) TestNG
3 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) C++ Applications Developer
4 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
1 10 (22.22%) XML
2 9 (20.00%) Middleware
2 9 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.89%) .NET
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 4 (8.89%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) COM
7 1 (2.22%) FpML
7 1 (2.22%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) J2SE
7 1 (2.22%) JMS
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Derivative
2 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 10 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (22.22%) Market Risk
2 10 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.33%) Equities
3 6 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) User Experience
4 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (4.44%) Swaptions
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (22.22%) Analytics
3 10 (22.22%) BDD
3 10 (22.22%) OO
3 10 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
3 10 (22.22%) System Testing
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.56%) ERP
6 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.33%) Market Making
6 6 (13.33%) Release Management
6 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
7 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 9 (20.00%) XPath
6 7 (15.56%) Perl
7 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.89%) Smalltalk
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
1 5 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Casewise
4 2 (4.44%) Intel
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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