The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.92% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.72% 1.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,500 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 556 616 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 44.02% 51.59% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 465 685 740
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,750 £30,675
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Edinburgh

Back Office
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Back Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Markit EDM
1 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (14.29%) EMIR
2 1 (14.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter