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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 685 687 703
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 194 207 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 153 152 164
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -8.05%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +32 186 £60,000 +9.09% 34
London +3 104 £65,000 +15.55% 15
North West +12 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +40 22 £62,500 +11.60%
South East -28 22 £43,000 -21.81% 4
Nottingham - 22 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 22 £62,500 -
City of London +3 17 £65,000 -7.14% 8
Manchester -3 14 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 13 £40,000 -48.38%
Liverpool - 13 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 13 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -5 9 £60,000 -36.50% 4
North Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +7 5 - -
Hertfordshire -2 5 £67,500 +17.39%
East of England -7 5 £67,500 +17.39%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £60,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -10 4 £62,500 +11.60% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £67,500 -
Glasgow +14 3 - -
Leeds +2 3 £60,000 +71.42% 3
South Yorkshire -3 3 £60,000 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -3 3 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Oxford -5 3 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Sheffield -5 3 £60,000 -40.00%
North East -12 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey -13 3 £85,000 +54.54%
Tyne and Wear -14 3 £60,000 +42.85%

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 402 (96.17%) Finance
2 353 (84.45%) CIMA
3 139 (33.25%) Oracle
4 104 (24.88%) Degree
5 100 (23.92%) Oracle Financials
6 98 (23.44%) SAP
7 95 (22.73%) ERP
8 93 (22.25%) AAT
9 81 (19.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 78 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (18.18%) SQL
12 75 (17.94%) Oracle General Ledger
12 75 (17.94%) Oracle Payables
12 75 (17.94%) Oracle Receivables
13 66 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
14 65 (15.55%) SAP FI
14 65 (15.55%) SAP FI/CO
14 65 (15.55%) SAP CO
15 58 (13.88%) ICAEW
16 51 (12.20%) Risk Management
17 49 (11.72%) Microsoft
18 47 (11.24%) System Testing
19 46 (11.00%) Project Management
20 44 (10.53%) PL/SQL
21 43 (10.29%) Oracle Discoverer
22 42 (10.05%) Oracle EBS
23 38 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
24 37 (8.85%) Hyperion
25 31 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 30 (7.18%) General Ledger

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.72%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.72%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.78%) MS Office
3 8 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 100 (23.92%) Oracle Financials
2 81 (19.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 75 (17.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 75 (17.94%) Oracle Payables
3 75 (17.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 66 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
5 65 (15.55%) SAP FI
5 65 (15.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 65 (15.55%) SAP CO
6 42 (10.05%) Oracle EBS
7 38 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (5.98%) SAP FSCM
9 24 (5.74%) HFM
10 21 (5.02%) Hyperion Planning
11 20 (4.78%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (3.83%) SAP BPC
13 15 (3.59%) Dynamics NAV
14 11 (2.63%) Agresso
15 10 (2.39%) Dynamics GP
15 10 (2.39%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.39%) SaaS
1 10 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.91%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) Wireless
1 2 (0.48%) Internet
1 2 (0.48%) WLAN
1 2 (0.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.24%) Broadband
2 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 23 (5.50%) Essbase
3 10 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (1.91%) SAP BI
4 8 (1.91%) OLAP
4 8 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.91%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 402 (96.17%) Finance
2 30 (7.18%) General Ledger
3 28 (6.70%) Banking
4 26 (6.22%) Manufacturing
5 24 (5.74%) Retail
6 20 (4.78%) Marketing
7 19 (4.55%) Back Office
8 14 (3.35%) Advertising
8 14 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.91%) Legal
10 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.96%) Publishing
11 3 (0.72%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (37.56%) Consultant
2 109 (26.08%) Analyst
3 63 (15.07%) Oracle Consultant
4 56 (13.40%) SAP Consultant
4 56 (13.40%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 56 (13.40%) Senior Consultant
5 48 (11.48%) Business Analyst
6 47 (11.24%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 31 (7.42%) Oracle Analyst
7 31 (7.42%) Functional Consultant
8 29 (6.94%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 29 (6.94%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 24 (5.74%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
10 23 (5.50%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
10 23 (5.50%) Senior Oracle Consultant
10 23 (5.50%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
10 23 (5.50%) Senior Functional Consultant
11 17 (4.07%) Systems Accountant
12 16 (3.83%) Hyperion Analyst
13 14 (3.35%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.91%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.44%) User Experience
6 5 (1.20%) FMCG
7 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.72%) Economics
8 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.24%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.24%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.73%) ERP
2 78 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 47 (11.24%) System Testing
5 46 (11.00%) Project Management
6 28 (6.70%) Business Analysis
6 28 (6.70%) SAP Implementation
7 25 (5.98%) ITIL
8 20 (4.78%) Performance Management
8 20 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 19 (4.55%) Workflow
9 19 (4.55%) Business Development
9 19 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (4.07%) Data Management
10 17 (4.07%) DRM
11 16 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (3.59%) Supply Chain Management
13 14 (3.35%) Change Management
13 14 (3.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.18%) SQL
2 44 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.39%) VBA
4 3 (0.72%) Java
5 2 (0.48%) C
5 2 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 353 (84.45%) CIMA
2 104 (24.88%) Degree
3 93 (22.25%) AAT
4 58 (13.88%) ICAEW
5 12 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (2.39%) CIPFA
6 10 (2.39%) CCA
7 6 (1.44%) PMP
7 6 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.96%) ISEB
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.72%) CISA
10 3 (0.72%) CISM
11 2 (0.48%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.48%) MBA
12 1 (0.24%) HP APS
12 1 (0.24%) CCAB
12 1 (0.24%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.22%) QA
2 18 (4.31%) COBIT
3 11 (2.63%) SLA
4 9 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.67%) GAAP
6 4 (0.96%) IAS 39
6 4 (0.96%) IAS 32
6 4 (0.96%) MiFID
6 4 (0.96%) EMIR
7 2 (0.48%) COSO
8 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 139 (33.25%) Oracle
2 98 (23.44%) SAP
3 49 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 37 (8.85%) Hyperion
5 19 (4.55%) Sage
6 18 (4.31%) Wall Street Systems
7 17 (4.07%) JD Edwards
7 17 (4.07%) SunGard
8 10 (2.39%) Hitachi
8 10 (2.39%) NetSuite
9 9 (2.15%) Infor
9 9 (2.15%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.91%) Google
11 6 (1.44%) Pegasus
12 4 (0.96%) OpenLink
12 4 (0.96%) Murex
12 4 (0.96%) Cisco
12 4 (0.96%) Brady
12 4 (0.96%) Triple Point
13 3 (0.72%) IBM
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