The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 761 726 745
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 144 153 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 116 128 129
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -43 140 £42,500 -15.00% 31
London -34 74 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South East +7 40 £35,750 -39.14% 7
City of London -12 15 £40,500 -26.02% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £36,250 -19.44%
Berkshire +12 11 £23,000 -42.50% 3
West Midlands -13 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Surrey -5 7 £40,000 -
Manchester -7 6 £31,250 -3.84% 2
North West -13 6 £31,250 -53.70% 4
Shropshire - 6 £42,500 -
Telford - 6 £42,500 -
East Midlands -5 5 £35,000 -4.76% 2
Milton Keynes -6 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Amersham - 4 - -
Slough +9 3 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Northamptonshire -7 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -17 3 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £31,000 - 1
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
East of England -24 2 £41,500 +3.75%
Oxford - 2 £36,500 - 1
Princes Risborough - 2 £26,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £22,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £23,500 -
Derby - 2 £22,500 -
Egham - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +13 1 £55,500 - 1

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 330 (100.00%) Finance
2 98 (29.70%) SQL
3 81 (24.55%) Oracle
4 63 (19.09%) MS Excel
5 58 (17.58%) SAP
6 56 (16.97%) Degree
7 55 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (13.94%) Microsoft
9 43 (13.03%) Data Analysis
10 41 (12.42%) Banking
10 41 (12.42%) CIMA
11 39 (11.82%) Business Analysis
12 38 (11.52%) ACCA
13 35 (10.61%) Cognos
13 35 (10.61%) ERP
14 34 (10.30%) General Ledger
15 33 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
16 32 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (8.79%) VBA
19 27 (8.18%) Management Information System
20 25 (7.58%) Financial Modelling
21 24 (7.27%) Oracle Payables
21 24 (7.27%) Oracle Receivables
21 24 (7.27%) CODA
21 24 (7.27%) SAP FI
22 22 (6.67%) SAP CO
22 22 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
22 22 (6.67%) Data Modelling
23 21 (6.36%) Oracle EBS

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (3.33%) SAS
2 7 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 63 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.15%) MS Office
3 9 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 24 (7.27%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (7.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 24 (7.27%) SAP FI
3 22 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (6.67%) SAP CO
4 21 (6.36%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (6.36%) Oracle Assets
5 20 (6.06%) Oracle Cash Management
5 20 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
6 19 (5.76%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (4.24%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (2.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.12%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (1.82%) HFM
10 6 (1.82%) FRx
10 6 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) PPP
2 3 (0.91%) 4G
3 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) 3G
3 2 (0.61%) Broadband
3 2 (0.61%) FTP
3 2 (0.61%) 2G
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) DMZ
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.73%) Essbase
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.42%) Cognos Query Studio
5 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.42%) MS Access
6 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.21%) Hyperion Smart View
7 4 (1.21%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (1.21%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (1.21%) Big Data
8 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.91%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 330 (100.00%) Finance
2 41 (12.42%) Banking
3 34 (10.30%) General Ledger
4 16 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.55%) Billing
6 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.94%) Legal
8 11 (3.33%) Law
9 7 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.12%) Advertising
9 7 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.12%) Back Office
9 7 (2.12%) Retail
10 4 (1.21%) Marketing
11 3 (0.91%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.52%) .NET
2 3 (0.91%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) CGI
3 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.30%) J2EE
3 1 (0.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.24%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.64%) Reference Data
4 11 (3.33%) Statistics
5 9 (2.73%) Kindle
6 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.82%) PMI
7 6 (1.82%) STB
8 4 (1.21%) Economics
9 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.91%) FMCG
9 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.61%) Derivative
10 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.61%) Equities
11 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.94%) Windows
2 9 (2.73%) UNIX
3 6 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (13.03%) Data Analysis
3 39 (11.82%) Business Analysis
4 35 (10.61%) ERP
5 32 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.58%) Financial Modelling
8 22 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.36%) Cash Management
10 20 (6.06%) ITIL
11 19 (5.76%) Project Management
12 18 (5.45%) Change Management
12 18 (5.45%) Data Management
13 15 (4.55%) Data Governance
14 14 (4.24%) Analytics
14 14 (4.24%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (3.64%) Incident Management
16 12 (3.64%) Use Case
16 12 (3.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.70%) SQL
2 29 (8.79%) VBA
3 18 (5.45%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.94%) VB
5 8 (2.42%) Java
6 6 (1.82%) C#
7 5 (1.52%) C++
7 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.52%) Python
8 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
9 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (16.97%) Degree
2 41 (12.42%) CIMA
3 38 (11.52%) ACCA
4 16 (4.85%) AAT
5 7 (2.12%) MBA
6 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.82%) ISEB
6 6 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.61%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.45%) SLA
1 18 (5.45%) QA
2 9 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.30%) COREP
Vendors
1 81 (24.55%) Oracle
2 58 (17.58%) SAP
3 46 (13.94%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.61%) Cognos
5 24 (7.27%) CODA
6 17 (5.15%) Business Objects
7 10 (3.03%) Hyperion
8 9 (2.73%) Sage
8 9 (2.73%) Sun
9 8 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.82%) Remedy
10 6 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.52%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.21%) IBM
12 4 (1.21%) SYSPRO
13 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.91%) Mantas
13 3 (0.91%) Actimize
13 3 (0.91%) Norkom
13 3 (0.91%) Epicor
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