Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 186 191
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.86% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.84% 1.85% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 15
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £27,725 £32,500 £23,470
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2271 2699 3074
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.01% 46.55% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1401 1848
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Scotland over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 10 £32,000 -34.36% 1
Edinburgh -12 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Business Development
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) Cognizant
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Firmware
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking

Back Office
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Private Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) React
1 1 (5.26%) Symfony
1 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Development
3 3 (15.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.79%) Cash Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (5.26%) EMIR
3 1 (5.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cognizant
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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