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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 131 146
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 1.01% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.70% 2.14% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 6
Median salary £38,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 1000 1353 1550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.52% 47.09% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 665 738 940
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +6 4 £31,500 -42.72% 1
Edinburgh +1 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Cash Management
3 6 (26.09%) Reference Data
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) General Ledger
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (21.74%) Process Management
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) JMS
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 4 (17.39%) Google
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 4 (17.39%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (17.39%) GemFire
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Markit EDM
1 2 (8.70%) thinkFolio
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (17.39%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
2 2 (8.70%) OLAP
2 2 (8.70%) OLTP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) ERwin
2 2 (8.70%) MagicDraw
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) General Ledger
3 3 (13.04%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Planning Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Performance Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) JMS
1 4 (17.39%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Reference Data
2 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cash Management
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Process Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Development
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Microservices
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
5 3 (13.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) ISO20022
3 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (4.35%) EMIR
3 1 (4.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) MOM
2 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
3 2 (8.70%) Avaya
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter