The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 738 668 673
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +5
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 165 279 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 142 213 171
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK.

ACCA Salary Trend in the UK

ACCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ACCA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

ACCA Salary Histogram in the UK

ACCA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 159 £55,000 - 48
London -7 109 £60,000 +4.34% 28
Yorkshire +27 20 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Harrogate - 18 £47,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 18 £47,500 - 1
South East -51 14 £40,000 -27.27% 7
City of London +20 13 £68,500 +14.16% 8
East of England +34 7 £67,500 +145.45% 1
Hertfordshire +5 7 £67,500 +145.45%
Berkshire +1 7 £36,250 -39.58% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £67,500 -
Surrey -11 5 £85,000 +54.54% 3
South West -14 5 £62,500 +92.30% 5
West Yorkshire +8 4 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Leeds +6 4 £40,000 -6.97%
Staines -4 4 £85,000 -
Slough - 3 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Bristol +2 2 £62,500 +101.61% 3
Reading -6 2 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +3 1 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Birmingham -3 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £38,000 - 2

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA.

1 332 (93.79%) Finance
2 303 (85.59%) CIMA
3 103 (29.10%) Oracle
4 87 (24.58%) Degree
5 75 (21.19%) Oracle Financials
6 66 (18.64%) Oracle EBS R12
7 63 (17.80%) SAP
8 62 (17.51%) ERP
9 57 (16.10%) Risk Management
10 52 (14.69%) AAT
11 51 (14.41%) Oracle Payables
12 50 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (13.84%) SQL
13 49 (13.84%) Oracle Receivables
14 48 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 47 (13.28%) ITIL
15 47 (13.28%) Oracle General Ledger
16 44 (12.43%) SAP FI
16 44 (12.43%) SAP CO
16 44 (12.43%) SAP FI/CO
17 40 (11.30%) Oracle Assets
18 39 (11.02%) Service Delivery
19 38 (10.73%) Back Office
19 38 (10.73%) Business Development
19 38 (10.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 37 (10.45%) Data Management
21 36 (10.17%) COBIT
21 36 (10.17%) SunGard
21 36 (10.17%) Wall Street Systems
22 35 (9.89%) Oracle EBS

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 75 (21.19%) Oracle Financials
2 66 (18.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (14.41%) Oracle Payables
4 49 (13.84%) Oracle Receivables
5 47 (13.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 44 (12.43%) SAP FI
6 44 (12.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 44 (12.43%) SAP CO
7 40 (11.30%) Oracle Assets
8 35 (9.89%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (5.37%) SAP FSCM
10 18 (5.08%) HFM
11 16 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
13 10 (2.82%) Oracle AGIS
14 9 (2.54%) SAP SD
15 8 (2.26%) Agresso
15 8 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
16 7 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
16 7 (1.98%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.26%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) WLAN
1 2 (0.56%) FTP
1 2 (0.56%) Wireless
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) Broadband
2 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 13 (3.67%) Essbase
3 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 332 (93.79%) Finance
2 38 (10.73%) Back Office
3 21 (5.93%) Banking
4 19 (5.37%) General Ledger
5 18 (5.08%) Marketing
6 17 (4.80%) Manufacturing
7 16 (4.52%) Retail
8 12 (3.39%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.98%) Billing
9 7 (1.98%) Legal
10 6 (1.69%) Advertising
10 6 (1.69%) German Language
11 5 (1.41%) Italian Language
11 5 (1.41%) Dutch Language
11 5 (1.41%) French Language
12 4 (1.13%) Law
13 3 (0.85%) Front Office
14 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (39.83%) Consultant
2 105 (29.66%) Analyst
3 61 (17.23%) Oracle Consultant
4 60 (16.95%) Business Analyst
5 53 (14.97%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 34 (9.60%) Senior Consultant
7 30 (8.47%) SAP Consultant
8 29 (8.19%) Functional Consultant
9 28 (7.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 28 (7.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 25 (7.06%) IT Consultant
11 23 (6.50%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
11 23 (6.50%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
11 23 (6.50%) Senior Oracle Consultant
11 23 (6.50%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
11 23 (6.50%) Senior Functional Consultant
12 18 (5.08%) Financial Analyst
13 14 (3.95%) Systems Accountant
14 13 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.67%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.95%) User Experience
5 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.69%) FMCG
7 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.56%) Economics
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.28%) Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Equities
10 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.51%) ERP
2 57 (16.10%) Risk Management
3 50 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (13.28%) ITIL
5 39 (11.02%) Service Delivery
6 38 (10.73%) Business Development
6 38 (10.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 37 (10.45%) Data Management
8 35 (9.89%) Project Management
9 31 (8.76%) Business Analysis
10 24 (6.78%) System Testing
11 23 (6.50%) SAP Implementation
12 22 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (5.37%) Workflow
14 16 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.52%) Usability Testing
14 16 (4.52%) Financial Modelling
14 16 (4.52%) User Stories
15 14 (3.95%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.84%) SQL
2 24 (6.78%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.56%) VBA
3 2 (0.56%) C
3 2 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 303 (85.59%) CIMA
2 87 (24.58%) Degree
3 52 (14.69%) AAT
4 34 (9.60%) ICAEW
5 12 (3.39%) CCA
6 9 (2.54%) MBA
6 9 (2.54%) CISA
7 8 (2.26%) CIPFA
7 8 (2.26%) CISSP
8 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.13%) CRISC
8 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.85%) PMP
9 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB
10 2 (0.56%) CISM
10 2 (0.56%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.17%) COBIT
2 22 (6.21%) QA
3 12 (3.39%) SLA
4 7 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.98%) GAAP
5 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.56%) AICPA
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) COSO
7 1 (0.28%) Basel II
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 103 (29.10%) Oracle
2 63 (17.80%) SAP
3 36 (10.17%) SunGard
3 36 (10.17%) Wall Street Systems
4 30 (8.47%) Hyperion
5 28 (7.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.39%) Sage
7 7 (1.98%) JD Edwards
7 7 (1.98%) CA
8 6 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.13%) Cisco
9 4 (1.13%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.85%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.56%) Apple
11 2 (0.56%) Nokia
11 2 (0.56%) Siemens
11 2 (0.56%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) Sun
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