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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 409 397 402
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 723 758 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 682 646 608
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 712 £50,000 +5.26% 94
London +21 443 £55,000 +3.77% 56
South East +26 131 £42,750 -14.50% 17
City of London +87 111 £55,000 +22.22% 15
East of England +44 75 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex +31 34 £70,000 - 1
Kent +36 33 £38,500 -34.46%
Brentwood - 33 £70,000 -
Surrey +23 31 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Berkshire -28 31 £50,000 - 7
Hertfordshire +8 22 £35,750 -35.00%
West Midlands -28 22 £50,000 +45.98%
Buckinghamshire +5 19 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 17 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Cambridge +12 17 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire +6 17 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Slough -18 16 £68,000 +36.00% 2
Watford +16 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Milton Keynes -4 14 £45,000 -14.28% 3
North West -25 14 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Birmingham -4 12 £37,500 +15.38%
Manchester -10 11 £37,500 +20.00% 3
North Yorkshire +24 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wimbledon +11 9 - -
York - 9 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +11 8 £60,000 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +10 8 £34,250 -2.14% 3
Leeds +6 8 £34,250 -2.14% 3
Letchworth - 7 £27,500 -
South West -13 6 £42,000 +12.00% 5

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1487 (100.00%) Finance
2 452 (30.40%) SQL
3 424 (28.51%) Business Analysis
4 338 (22.73%) Banking
5 249 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
6 236 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 218 (14.66%) Degree
8 189 (12.71%) Microsoft
9 163 (10.96%) Oracle
10 161 (10.83%) Project Management
11 157 (10.56%) MS Excel
12 151 (10.15%) MS Office
13 147 (9.89%) SDLC
14 137 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 127 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 126 (8.47%) QA
17 113 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
17 113 (7.60%) ISEB
18 111 (7.46%) SQL Server
19 110 (7.40%) Windows
20 103 (6.93%) Investment Banking
21 96 (6.46%) Use Case
22 95 (6.39%) Asset Management
23 93 (6.25%) Change Management
24 91 (6.12%) Retail
24 91 (6.12%) Front Office
25 87 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
26 84 (5.65%) UML
27 83 (5.58%) Data Analysis
28 82 (5.51%) Back Office

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (3.30%) SAS
2 22 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.21%) JBoss
5 13 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
6 12 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.74%) Apache
7 11 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.54%) IIS
10 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.27%) CMS
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.067%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.067%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.067%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 157 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 151 (10.15%) MS Office
3 59 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 49 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.75%) MS Project
6 11 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
2 45 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
4 28 (1.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 28 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 24 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
8 20 (1.34%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
9 13 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 13 (0.87%) SAP FI
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
10 12 (0.81%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
11 11 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
12 10 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
13 9 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.54%) SaaS
2 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.75%) Firewall
2 16 (1.08%) OSPF
3 14 (0.94%) BGP
3 14 (0.94%) EIGRP
4 10 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.54%) Internet
5 8 (0.54%) Wireless
6 6 (0.40%) PuTTY
6 6 (0.40%) SSH
6 6 (0.40%) Telnet
7 5 (0.34%) Intranet
7 5 (0.34%) LAN
7 5 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.27%) CTI
8 4 (0.27%) IPsec
8 4 (0.27%) Junos
8 4 (0.27%) MPLS
8 4 (0.27%) VPN
8 4 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.02%) Data Mining
6 27 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (0.87%) Essbase
10 13 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
12 11 (0.74%) Big Data
12 11 (0.74%) MS Access
12 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.61%) QlikView
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (2.29%) JIRA
2 29 (1.95%) HP UFT
3 23 (1.55%) Selenium
4 17 (1.14%) Toad
5 11 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 9 (0.61%) Ant
7 9 (0.61%) FishEye
7 9 (0.61%) Hudson
7 9 (0.61%) JUnit
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.61%) SpecFlow
7 9 (0.61%) Subversion
8 8 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.47%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.34%) TestDirector
General
1 1487 (100.00%) Finance
2 338 (22.73%) Banking
3 103 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 91 (6.12%) Front Office
4 91 (6.12%) Retail
5 82 (5.51%) Back Office
5 82 (5.51%) Financial Institution
6 65 (4.37%) Law
7 45 (3.03%) General Ledger
8 42 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
9 40 (2.69%) Legal
10 30 (2.02%) Advertising
11 29 (1.95%) Billing
11 29 (1.95%) Retail Banking
12 25 (1.68%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.41%) Marketing
14 20 (1.34%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.40%) Publishing
16 5 (0.34%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.30%) .NET
2 53 (3.56%) XML
3 36 (2.42%) Web Services
4 22 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (0.94%) HTML
6 13 (0.87%) MDX
7 9 (0.61%) SOAP
8 8 (0.54%) FpML
9 7 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.34%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.34%) REST
11 4 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.27%) CSS
11 4 (0.27%) XSL
12 2 (0.13%) DHTML
12 2 (0.13%) J2EE
13 1 (0.067%) ODBC
13 1 (0.067%) XBRL
13 1 (0.067%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.067%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 249 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 53 (3.56%) Derivative
3 53 (3.56%) Fixed Income
4 50 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.29%) Credit Risk
7 29 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 22 (1.48%) Equities
9 22 (1.48%) Fintech
9 22 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
11 17 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 14 (0.94%) User Experience
13 13 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 13 (0.87%) Statistics
14 11 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.40%) Windows
2 53 (3.56%) Linux
3 47 (3.16%) Unix
4 39 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.27%) CatOS
10 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.067%) CentOS
12 1 (0.067%) HPUX
12 1 (0.067%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (28.51%) Business Analysis
2 236 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (10.83%) Project Management
4 147 (9.89%) SDLC
5 137 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 113 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (6.46%) Use Case
9 95 (6.39%) Asset Management
10 93 (6.25%) Change Management
11 84 (5.65%) UML
12 83 (5.58%) Data Analysis
13 81 (5.45%) Workflow
14 77 (5.18%) ITIL
15 74 (4.98%) Wealth Management
16 73 (4.91%) Waterfall
17 71 (4.77%) Target Operating Model
18 70 (4.71%) Analytics
19 69 (4.64%) Mentoring
20 66 (4.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 452 (30.40%) SQL
2 51 (3.43%) C#
3 49 (3.30%) Java
3 49 (3.30%) VBA
4 40 (2.69%) T-SQL
5 34 (2.29%) PL/SQL
6 26 (1.75%) VB
7 24 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.14%) Python
9 16 (1.08%) C
9 16 (1.08%) Perl
10 14 (0.94%) C++
11 13 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.34%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.27%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.27%) RPG
14 4 (0.27%) VB6
15 3 (0.20%) COBOL
15 3 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 218 (14.66%) Degree
2 113 (7.60%) ISEB
3 56 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 53 (3.56%) ACCA
5 49 (3.30%) CIMA
6 29 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.21%) CCNA
9 14 (0.94%) CISSP
9 14 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.81%) CCNP
10 12 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.74%) PMP
11 11 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.67%) CIPFA
13 9 (0.61%) CISA
13 9 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.54%) CBAP
14 8 (0.54%) CISM
14 8 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.47%) QA
2 34 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.29%) MiFID
3 26 (1.75%) EMIR
4 23 (1.55%) SLA
5 20 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.67%) CRD IV
7 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.61%) GAAP
8 9 (0.61%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.47%) COREP
9 7 (0.47%) FINREP
10 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.27%) Basel II
11 4 (0.27%) COBIT
12 3 (0.20%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.20%) SEPA
13 2 (0.13%) FATCA
13 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
System Software
1 34 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.067%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.54%) FortiGate
2 8 (0.54%) Nagios
3 7 (0.47%) SCCM
4 4 (0.27%) SCOM
5 3 (0.20%) Control-M
5 3 (0.20%) OpenView
5 3 (0.20%) OVSD
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.067%) EnCase
7 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.067%) Puppet
7 1 (0.067%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 189 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 163 (10.96%) Oracle
3 48 (3.23%) SAP
4 46 (3.09%) Hyperion
5 34 (2.29%) JD Edwards
6 29 (1.95%) Cisco
7 27 (1.82%) HP
8 26 (1.75%) VMware
9 21 (1.41%) Calypso
10 20 (1.34%) Murex
11 17 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.08%) IBM
13 15 (1.01%) Bloomberg
13 15 (1.01%) Cognos
13 15 (1.01%) Tableau
14 11 (0.74%) Citrix
14 11 (0.74%) Juniper
15 10 (0.67%) Pegasus
16 8 (0.54%) Meraki
16 8 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - £65K (determined by years of experience)+package+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + FULL BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KDR
Salary: £56 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £47,000
Posted: 4 days ago