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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.51% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 496 788 700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 44.48% 58.89% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 351 472 384
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Investment Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) SunGard APT
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Derivative
4 4 (33.33%) CFA
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) SunGard
4 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
4 4 (33.33%) Charles River
4 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) GIS

Back Office
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SunGard APT
2 2 (16.67%) Markit EDM
2 2 (16.67%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Derivatives Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) GIS Manager
4 2 (16.67%) GIS Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Derivative
1 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Investment Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Business Development
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Collateral Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (8.33%) EMIR
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 4 (33.33%) Charles River
1 4 (33.33%) SunGard
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) VMware