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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 783 759 744
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 90 129 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 98
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 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 -26 86 £51,250 +20.58% 18
London +47 56 £52,500 +10.52% 13
City of London +4 14 £52,500 -4.54% 5
South East -23 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
East of England -14 9 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Surrey -3 7 £60,000 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +11 6 £28,000 -34.11%
Chertsey - 6 £60,000 -
Luton - 5 - -
North West -1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire -11 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 3 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Scotland +4 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -34 2 £27,500 -35.60%
East Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Kent - 2 £29,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £27,500 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Telford - 2 £27,500 -
Longfield - 2 £29,500 -
Fife +5 1 - -
Yorkshire -4 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Reading -10 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Berkshire -11 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead -23 1 £55,000 +52.77%
Leeds - 1 £35,000 - 1
Livingston - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Finance
2 58 (31.87%) SQL
3 37 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 33 (18.13%) MS Excel
6 32 (17.58%) SAP
7 30 (16.48%) SQL Server
8 26 (14.29%) Oracle
9 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.19%) Project Management
10 23 (12.64%) Legal
10 23 (12.64%) Banking
11 22 (12.09%) Law
12 21 (11.54%) Degree
13 20 (10.99%) ERP
14 17 (9.34%) Windows
14 17 (9.34%) Billing
14 17 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (8.24%) ITIL
16 14 (7.69%) Retail
16 14 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 13 (7.14%) Change Management
18 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (6.04%) CIMA
19 11 (6.04%) Workflow
19 11 (6.04%) MS Office
19 11 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (6.04%) HP
20 10 (5.49%) Sun

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (4.40%) SAS
2 7 (3.85%) IIS
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 33 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.04%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (4.95%) SAP CO
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (4.95%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.20%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.65%) HFM
4 3 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.65%) Agresso
4 3 (1.65%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.10%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Intranet
2 5 (2.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.49%) QlikView
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) JBehave
1 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
1 2 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.10%) Selenium
1 2 (1.10%) WebLOAD
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 182 (100.00%) Finance
2 23 (12.64%) Legal
2 23 (12.64%) Banking
3 22 (12.09%) Law
4 17 (9.34%) Billing
5 14 (7.69%) Retail
6 9 (4.95%) Front Office
7 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.30%) General Ledger
7 6 (3.30%) Marketing
8 5 (2.75%) Back Office
9 4 (2.20%) Advertising
10 3 (1.65%) Publishing
11 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) XML
3 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) Java EE
4 1 (0.55%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) Spring
4 1 (0.55%) XHTML
4 1 (0.55%) CGI
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.30%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.30%) Statistics
4 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.20%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Life Science
6 3 (1.65%) EPoS
6 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.55%) Equities
8 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.34%) Windows
2 9 (4.95%) UNIX
3 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.19%) Project Management
2 20 (10.99%) ERP
3 17 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.24%) ITIL
5 14 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.14%) Change Management
7 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.04%) Workflow
9 7 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 7 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
9 7 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.30%) Analytics
10 6 (3.30%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.30%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (3.30%) Performance Management
11 5 (2.75%) Document Management
11 5 (2.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.87%) SQL
2 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.65%) VBA
4 3 (1.65%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.10%) VB
5 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) ABAP
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Degree
2 11 (6.04%) CIMA
3 9 (4.95%) ACCA
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.75%) MCSE
4 5 (2.75%) ISEB
4 5 (2.75%) VCP4
5 3 (1.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.65%) PMP
5 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.65%) CCA
5 3 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.55%) IIBA
6 1 (0.55%) CBAP
6 1 (0.55%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GAAP
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.58%) SAP
3 26 (14.29%) Oracle
4 11 (6.04%) HP
5 10 (5.49%) Sun
6 9 (4.95%) Cognos
6 9 (4.95%) Hyperion
7 8 (4.40%) Sybase
8 7 (3.85%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.75%) Open Text
10 4 (2.20%) BT
10 4 (2.20%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.10%) Sage
11 2 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.55%) Teradata
12 1 (0.55%) IBM
12 1 (0.55%) Murex
12 1 (0.55%) Misys
12 1 (0.55%) Calypso
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