The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Financial Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 763 776 760
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 130 131 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 104 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,650 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Financial Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Financial Analyst over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Financial Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +9 130 £45,000 - 36
London +15 68 £50,000 -23.07% 24
South East +13 34 £45,000 +22.44% 5
City of London +36 22 £50,000 -16.66% 6
East of England +12 15 £46,250 +52.89% 1
Berkshire +7 11 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Essex - 11 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £37,000 +18.40%
Surrey +7 7 £50,000 +13.63% 2
West Midlands -2 6 £42,500 -23.42% 2
Milton Keynes -8 5 £37,000 -1.33%
Brentwood - 5 - -
Basingstoke - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £46,250 +32.14%
Reading +1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -21 4 £48,750 -25.00% 2
Epsom - 4 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £33,799 - 1
Reigate - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham +12 2 £48,750 +95.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 2 £49,250 +64.16%
Amersham +4 2 - -
Coventry -11 2 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Leeds +11 1 £60,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +2 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Oxfordshire 0 1 £45,000 +22.44% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Slough -6 1 £50,000 +127.27%
Oxford -8 1 £45,000 +22.44%

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title.

1 253 (100.00%) Finance
2 92 (36.36%) SQL
3 77 (30.43%) Degree
4 53 (20.95%) MS Excel
5 52 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (18.97%) CIMA
7 47 (18.58%) Oracle
7 47 (18.58%) Microsoft
8 44 (17.39%) ACCA
9 43 (17.00%) Banking
10 36 (14.23%) Business Analysis
10 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
11 35 (13.83%) Law
12 31 (12.25%) SAP
13 27 (10.67%) VBA
14 25 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (9.09%) Analytics
16 22 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.70%) ERP
17 21 (8.30%) MS Office
18 20 (7.91%) Project Management
18 20 (7.91%) Legal
18 20 (7.91%) Retail
18 20 (7.91%) QlikView
19 19 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (7.51%) Data Analysis
20 17 (6.72%) Financial Analysis
21 16 (6.32%) Crystal Reports
21 16 (6.32%) Cognos

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.53%) SAS
2 4 (1.58%) IIS
3 2 (0.79%) CMS
3 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.30%) MS Office
3 14 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.98%) PowerPivot
5 5 (1.98%) SPSS
6 2 (0.79%) MS Project
7 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (3.56%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (2.77%) Cognos Controller
5 7 (2.77%) Misys Midas
6 6 (2.37%) SunGard AvantGard
7 5 (1.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.58%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.58%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (1.58%) HFM
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.19%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) Internet
2 4 (1.58%) Intranet
3 2 (0.79%) 2G
3 2 (0.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.40%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.91%) QlikView
3 16 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.32%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.35%) MS Access
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.16%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.37%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.79%) Essbase
12 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 253 (100.00%) Finance
2 43 (17.00%) Banking
3 35 (13.83%) Law
4 20 (7.91%) Legal
4 20 (7.91%) Retail
5 13 (5.14%) Billing
6 12 (4.74%) International Banking
7 10 (3.95%) Advertising
7 10 (3.95%) General Ledger
7 10 (3.95%) Back Office
7 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.56%) Marketing
9 8 (3.16%) Front Office
10 7 (2.77%) Investment Banking
11 6 (2.37%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.58%) Aerospace
14 3 (1.19%) Publishing
15 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.16%) Web Services
2 7 (2.77%) .NET
3 3 (1.19%) COM
3 3 (1.19%) XML
4 2 (0.79%) XSLT
4 2 (0.79%) SOAP
4 2 (0.79%) MDX
4 2 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.40%) EDI
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.16%) Statistics
5 7 (2.77%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.37%) Derivative
6 6 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.98%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.98%) STB
7 5 (1.98%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.58%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.79%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.79%) Handset
10 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.95%) Windows
2 5 (1.98%) UNIX
3 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.23%) Business Analysis
2 25 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.09%) Analytics
4 22 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (8.70%) ERP
5 20 (7.91%) Project Management
6 19 (7.51%) Data Analysis
6 19 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (6.72%) Financial Analysis
8 13 (5.14%) Waterfall
8 13 (5.14%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (5.14%) Data Modelling
8 13 (5.14%) Practice Management
9 12 (4.74%) Validation
9 12 (4.74%) ETL
10 10 (3.95%) ITIL
10 10 (3.95%) Change Management
10 10 (3.95%) Use Case
11 9 (3.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.36%) SQL
2 27 (10.67%) VBA
3 5 (1.98%) C#
4 4 (1.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.58%) Perl
5 2 (0.79%) Java
5 2 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (30.43%) Degree
2 48 (18.97%) CIMA
3 44 (17.39%) ACCA
4 8 (3.16%) ISEB
5 6 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.58%) PMP
6 4 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.19%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.19%) AAT
7 3 (1.19%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.79%) MBA
8 2 (0.79%) EnCE
8 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.37%) QA
3 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.58%) COREP
4 4 (1.58%) FINREP
4 4 (1.58%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 47 (18.58%) Oracle
1 47 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.25%) SAP
3 16 (6.32%) Cognos
4 11 (4.35%) Sun
5 10 (3.95%) JD Edwards
6 8 (3.16%) Hyperion
6 8 (3.16%) VMware
6 8 (3.16%) CODA
7 7 (2.77%) HP
8 6 (2.37%) SunGard
9 5 (1.98%) IBM
9 5 (1.98%) Netezza
9 5 (1.98%) Teradata
9 5 (1.98%) Microgen
9 5 (1.98%) Tableau
10 4 (1.58%) OpenText
11 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
11 3 (1.19%) Mantas
11 3 (1.19%) Actimize
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