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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 797 778 728
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 99 103 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 85 83 134
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £54,550 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
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 £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 2014. 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 -18 94 £48,750 +14.70% 33
London +14 46 £55,000 +18.91% 18
South East -11 16 £47,500 +18.75% 4
City of London +25 12 £60,000 +73.91% 5
Berkshire -2 9 £32,000 -28.88% 1
North West -13 9 £45,000 +42.85% 2
West Yorkshire -26 9 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Yorkshire -38 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East of England -21 5 £37,500 - 1
South West -29 5 £65,000 +64.55% 2
Merseyside - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £65,000 -
Bradford - 5 £32,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £65,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds -18 3 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Oxford +19 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Oxfordshire +16 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Reading +1 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester -2 2 £55,000 +74.60%
Slough -4 2 £29,500 -15.71%
Scotland -5 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Edinburgh -12 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Hertfordshire -18 2 £34,000 -43.33%
West Midlands -20 2 £41,250 +32.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
Craigavon - 2 £40,000 -
Amersham - 2 £65,000 -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Finance
2 74 (30.08%) SQL
3 62 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (17.89%) SAP
5 41 (16.67%) Oracle
6 40 (16.26%) Microsoft
7 39 (15.85%) ERP
8 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
9 31 (12.60%) Degree
10 30 (12.20%) General Ledger
10 30 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (11.38%) ACCA
12 27 (10.98%) CIMA
13 25 (10.16%) SQL Server
14 21 (8.54%) Oracle EBS
14 21 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (8.54%) Banking
14 21 (8.54%) Oracle General Ledger
15 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
16 19 (7.72%) Legal
16 19 (7.72%) Project Management
16 19 (7.72%) Oracle EBS R12
17 18 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (6.91%) SAP FI
19 16 (6.50%) SAP FI/CO
19 16 (6.50%) SAP CO
19 16 (6.50%) Oracle Payables
19 16 (6.50%) Oracle Receivables
20 15 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
21 14 (5.69%) Oracle Applications

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (4.07%) SAS
2 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.03%) IIS
4 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Oracle EBS
1 21 (8.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 19 (7.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (6.91%) SAP FI
4 16 (6.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (6.50%) SAP CO
4 16 (6.50%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (6.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (5.69%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (5.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (5.28%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.44%) SAP ERP
10 5 (2.03%) Agresso
11 4 (1.63%) FRx
12 3 (1.22%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) Intranet
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) 3G
2 2 (0.81%) Broadband
2 2 (0.81%) 2G
2 2 (0.81%) 4G
2 2 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) SAN
3 1 (0.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.03%) Essbase
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.63%) MS Access
5 4 (1.63%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (1.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.22%) OLAP
6 3 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.81%) ProClarity
7 2 (0.81%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.03%) JIRA
2 4 (1.63%) Selenium
2 4 (1.63%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.63%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.63%) JBehave
2 4 (1.63%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 246 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (12.20%) General Ledger
3 21 (8.54%) Banking
4 19 (7.72%) Legal
5 14 (5.69%) Law
6 13 (5.28%) Back Office
7 12 (4.88%) Billing
8 9 (3.66%) Retail
9 6 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.44%) Advertising
10 4 (1.63%) Front Office
11 3 (1.22%) Marketing
11 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.41%) International Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) .NET
2 5 (2.03%) Web Services
3 2 (0.81%) XML
3 2 (0.81%) CGI
3 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) Java EE
4 1 (0.41%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) jQuery
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Spring
4 1 (0.41%) XHTML
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.03%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.63%) Life Science
6 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.22%) Statistics
7 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.81%) FMCG
8 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.81%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.81%) Equities
8 2 (0.81%) STB
8 2 (0.81%) Economics
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.66%) Windows
2 3 (1.22%) UNIX
3 2 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.85%) ERP
2 30 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
5 19 (7.72%) Project Management
6 18 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.69%) Financial Modelling
7 14 (5.69%) Cash Management
7 14 (5.69%) Financial Analysis
8 12 (4.88%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (4.47%) Analytics
10 9 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (3.66%) ITIL
11 8 (3.25%) Workflow
11 8 (3.25%) Practice Management
11 8 (3.25%) Waterfall
12 7 (2.85%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.44%) Change Management
13 6 (2.44%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 74 (30.08%) SQL
2 12 (4.88%) VBA
3 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.25%) Java
4 7 (2.85%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.03%) C#
6 3 (1.22%) C++
6 3 (1.22%) Python
6 3 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (12.60%) Degree
2 28 (11.38%) ACCA
3 27 (10.98%) CIMA
4 5 (2.03%) AAT
5 4 (1.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (1.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.63%) PMP
5 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MBA
6 2 (0.81%) IIBA
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) CBAP
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) CCA
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) COREP
3 6 (2.44%) FINREP
4 5 (2.03%) SLA
5 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (17.89%) SAP
2 41 (16.67%) Oracle
3 40 (16.26%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.28%) Cognos
5 12 (4.88%) Business Objects
6 11 (4.47%) CODA
7 7 (2.85%) Sage
7 7 (2.85%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.85%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (2.85%) Sun
8 5 (2.03%) HP
8 5 (2.03%) BT
9 4 (1.63%) SYSPRO
10 3 (1.22%) Remedy
10 3 (1.22%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.81%) Murex
11 2 (0.81%) Misys
11 2 (0.81%) Calypso
11 2 (0.81%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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