The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 800 796 793
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Financial Analysis 75 82 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.077% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.093% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 54
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Financial Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Financial Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Financial Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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 -7 74 £60,000 +20.00% 11
London +14 34 £70,000 - 4
City of London +9 14 £72,500 +73.65% 1
South East -21 12 £80,000 +220.00% 6
Hampshire -6 10 £80,000 -0.62% 3
South West -12 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Southampton -10 7 £82,500 -
East of England 0 5 £56,250 +87.50%
West Midlands -38 5 £60,000 +42.85%
North West -2 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -9 4 £43,000 +11.68%
Cheshire -3 3 £40,000 -4.76%
Bristol -5 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -7 3 - -
West Yorkshire -14 3 £45,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £60,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £60,000 -
Worcester - 3 £60,000 -
Swindon - 3 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £60,000 -
Leeds -7 2 £43,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Chester +13 1 £41,500 -1.19%
Guildford +5 1 £77,500 -18.42%
Staffordshire -1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Surrey -4 1 £77,500 -18.42%
Sheffield -7 1 £40,500 +5.19%
South Yorkshire -8 1 £40,500 +5.19%

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Financial Analysis 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 Financial Analysis.

1 171 (100.00%) Finance
2 76 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 51 (29.82%) Change Management
4 49 (28.65%) Management Information System
4 49 (28.65%) PRINCE2
5 45 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 41 (23.98%) MS Project
7 40 (23.39%) ISEB
8 39 (22.81%) Project Management
8 39 (22.81%) Telecoms
9 37 (21.64%) CBAP
9 37 (21.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (16.37%) Banking
11 27 (15.79%) Degree
12 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
13 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (11.11%) Line Management
14 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 18 (10.53%) Marketing
16 16 (9.36%) SQL
17 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (7.02%) IT Governance
17 12 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
17 12 (7.02%) Data Architecture
18 11 (6.43%) Financial Modelling
18 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
18 11 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (5.85%) Ethernet
19 10 (5.85%) WAN
20 9 (5.26%) SQL Server

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Financial Analysis 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 Financial Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.75%) Mule
2 2 (1.17%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 76 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 41 (23.98%) MS Project
3 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.09%) MS Office
5 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP PS
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (1.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) Ethernet
1 10 (5.85%) WAN
2 7 (4.09%) LAN
3 3 (1.75%) Internet
3 3 (1.75%) MPLS
3 3 (1.75%) S/MIME
3 3 (1.75%) VoIP
3 3 (1.75%) SSL
3 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.17%) MVNO
4 2 (1.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.92%) OLAP
3 5 (2.92%) QlikView
4 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.17%) dBASE
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.17%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
General
1 171 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Telecoms
3 28 (16.37%) Banking
4 18 (10.53%) Marketing
5 8 (4.68%) Retail
6 6 (3.51%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (39.77%) Analyst
2 42 (24.56%) Business Analyst
3 23 (13.45%) Architect
4 17 (9.94%) PMO Manager
5 13 (7.60%) Consultant
6 7 (4.09%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (4.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (3.51%) Applications Architect
7 6 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 5 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (2.92%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Head of Service Delivery
8 5 (2.92%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (2.34%) Data Architect
9 4 (2.34%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.09%) COM
2 3 (1.75%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.75%) EDI
2 3 (1.75%) RESTful
3 2 (1.17%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.17%) Middleware
3 2 (1.17%) WinForms
3 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) JSON
4 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.65%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.09%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) PMI
5 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.17%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.17%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) VLE
7 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.82%) Change Management
2 49 (28.65%) PRINCE2
3 45 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 39 (22.81%) Project Management
5 37 (21.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (11.11%) Line Management
7 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.02%) IT Governance
7 12 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
7 12 (7.02%) Data Architecture
8 11 (6.43%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.26%) Analytics
10 8 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (4.68%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.09%) E-business
11 7 (4.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.09%) Data Management
11 7 (4.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.36%) SQL
2 7 (4.09%) VBA
3 6 (3.51%) C#
4 3 (1.75%) VB
4 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.17%) XAML
6 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (23.39%) ISEB
2 37 (21.64%) CBAP
3 27 (15.79%) Degree
4 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.75%) CIMA
7 2 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.17%) ACCA
7 2 (1.17%) AAT
8 1 (0.58%) MBA
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.68%) IBM
2 8 (4.68%) Citrix
2 8 (4.68%) VMware
3 7 (4.09%) HP
3 7 (4.09%) EMC
3 7 (4.09%) BMC
3 7 (4.09%) CA
3 7 (4.09%) NetApp
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco
4 5 (2.92%) SAP
4 5 (2.92%) Tableau
5 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.17%) BT
7 1 (0.58%) Open Text
7 1 (0.58%) RedDot
7 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.58%) Cognos
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