The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 427 354 405
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 641 907 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.89% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 564 822 730
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £67,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
94669 101911 114147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79661 83678 93464
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

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 1 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -72 608 £48,500 +2.10% 64
London -51 363 £54,000 +2.85% 41
South East -13 112 £42,500 -5.55% 9
City of London -7 50 £55,000 +15.78% 15
West Midlands -23 41 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Berkshire +2 37 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England +4 32 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Surrey +2 30 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Birmingham +14 27 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Yorkshire -9 27 £33,000 -17.50%
West Yorkshire +11 24 £32,750 -0.07%
East Sussex +26 19 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 19 £50,000 -
Leeds +10 18 £33,500 -4.28%
Wimbledon - 18 - -
Slough +18 17 £68,000 +23.63% 2
North West -8 16 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Hertfordshire +16 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Kent +4 12 £35,000 +25.00%
Hove - 12 £50,000 -
Scotland -7 11 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West -15 10 £45,000 +17.64% 3
Wokingham - 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands +11 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Wales -8 9 £30,500 -12.85%
Bedfordshire +10 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Luton +5 8 £65,000 +44.44%
South Wales -2 8 £30,500 -12.85%
Manchester -33 8 £48,500 +29.33% 5
Cheshire +31 7 £27,500 -41.48%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, Financial Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 1383 (100.00%) Finance
2 368 (26.61%) SQL
3 358 (25.89%) Business Analysis
4 259 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (18.00%) Banking
6 243 (17.57%) Degree
7 234 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
8 194 (14.03%) Microsoft
9 181 (13.09%) MS Excel
10 180 (13.02%) Oracle
11 170 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
11 170 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 154 (11.14%) MS Office
13 152 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 137 (9.91%) Project Management
15 129 (9.33%) QA
16 121 (8.75%) ITIL
17 117 (8.46%) Windows
18 116 (8.39%) SDLC
19 113 (8.17%) Asset Management
20 109 (7.88%) Use Case
21 108 (7.81%) Test Scripting
22 107 (7.74%) ISEB
23 105 (7.59%) Change Management
23 105 (7.59%) Waterfall
24 94 (6.80%) SQL Server
25 83 (6.00%) UML
26 80 (5.78%) Data Analysis
26 80 (5.78%) Wealth Management
27 76 (5.50%) Front Office

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.30%) SAS
3 16 (1.16%) JBoss
3 16 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.80%) Apache
7 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
8 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.51%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.43%) CMS
11 5 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.29%) IIS
13 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.072%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 181 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 154 (11.14%) MS Office
3 68 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.072%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 69 (4.99%) Oracle Financials
2 54 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
5 38 (2.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 37 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
7 32 (2.31%) Cognos TM1
7 32 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 30 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
9 29 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
9 29 (2.10%) Oracle Cash Management
10 23 (1.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 14 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
11 14 (1.01%) SAP CO
11 14 (1.01%) SAP FI
11 14 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
12 13 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
13 10 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.59%) Firewall
2 10 (0.72%) Internet
3 8 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.51%) Extranet
4 7 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (0.51%) LAN
4 7 (0.51%) VPN
5 6 (0.43%) Intranet
5 6 (0.43%) Network Security
5 6 (0.43%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.29%) BGP
7 4 (0.29%) OSPF
7 4 (0.29%) Wireless
8 3 (0.22%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.14%) DHCP
9 2 (0.14%) DMZ
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) HTTP
9 2 (0.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 44 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 23 (1.66%) QlikView
8 22 (1.59%) Data Mining
9 21 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
11 17 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 15 (1.08%) SQLPlus
13 14 (1.01%) Essbase
13 14 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.80%) SAP BI
15 10 (0.72%) SAP BW
16 9 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (3.62%) Selenium
2 45 (3.25%) HP UFT
2 45 (3.25%) JIRA
3 34 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 12 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
5 12 (0.87%) SilkTest
6 10 (0.72%) Ant
6 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.72%) NUnit
6 10 (0.72%) Toad
7 9 (0.65%) FishEye
7 9 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.65%) Hudson
7 9 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.65%) Subversion
7 9 (0.65%) TestNG
7 9 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.58%) JMeter
8 8 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 1383 (100.00%) Finance
2 249 (18.00%) Banking
3 76 (5.50%) Front Office
4 75 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 74 (5.35%) Retail
6 52 (3.76%) Financial Institution
7 47 (3.40%) Back Office
8 46 (3.33%) Law
9 40 (2.89%) General Ledger
10 32 (2.31%) Marketing
11 31 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
12 30 (2.17%) Legal
13 19 (1.37%) Advertising
14 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
15 17 (1.23%) Billing
16 16 (1.16%) French Language
16 16 (1.16%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.80%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.29%) Automotive
18 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.99%) XML
2 66 (4.77%) .NET
3 50 (3.62%) Web Services
4 25 (1.81%) HTML
5 20 (1.45%) MDX
5 20 (1.45%) SOAP
6 13 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (0.87%) XBRL
8 6 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.29%) CSS
9 4 (0.29%) XSL
10 3 (0.22%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.14%) DHTML
11 2 (0.14%) J2EE
11 2 (0.14%) Java EE
12 1 (0.072%) COM
12 1 (0.072%) EDI
12 1 (0.072%) FpML
12 1 (0.072%) Spring
12 1 (0.072%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 234 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.04%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.04%) Mathematics
4 29 (2.10%) Fixed Income
5 23 (1.66%) Derivative
6 21 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 21 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 21 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (1.45%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.37%) User Experience
9 18 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.23%) Economics
10 17 (1.23%) Reinsurance
11 16 (1.16%) Fintech
12 15 (1.08%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.08%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.01%) Statistics
14 10 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 117 (8.46%) Windows
2 71 (5.13%) Unix
3 55 (3.98%) Linux
4 30 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.30%) Solaris
6 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.22%) Android
9 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.072%) AIX
10 1 (0.072%) CatOS
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (25.89%) Business Analysis
2 259 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 137 (9.91%) Project Management
6 121 (8.75%) ITIL
7 116 (8.39%) SDLC
8 113 (8.17%) Asset Management
9 109 (7.88%) Use Case
10 108 (7.81%) Test Scripting
11 105 (7.59%) Change Management
11 105 (7.59%) Waterfall
12 83 (6.00%) UML
13 80 (5.78%) Data Analysis
13 80 (5.78%) Wealth Management
14 72 (5.21%) Target Operating Model
15 69 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 68 (4.92%) PRINCE2
17 59 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 368 (26.61%) SQL
2 67 (4.84%) C#
3 60 (4.34%) Java
4 59 (4.27%) PL/SQL
5 33 (2.39%) VBA
6 25 (1.81%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.94%) C++
8 13 (0.94%) VB
9 12 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.72%) Perl
11 8 (0.58%) Python
12 7 (0.51%) ABAP
12 7 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.43%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.43%) R
13 6 (0.43%) RPG
14 5 (0.36%) C
14 5 (0.36%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 243 (17.57%) Degree
2 107 (7.74%) ISEB
3 71 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 60 (4.34%) ACCA
5 51 (3.69%) CIMA
6 40 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.37%) CIPFA
9 17 (1.23%) CCNA
9 17 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.87%) CISSP
11 12 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (0.80%) CISM
13 10 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.72%) PMP
13 10 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.51%) HP ASE
16 6 (0.43%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.33%) QA
2 37 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 31 (2.24%) SLA
4 15 (1.08%) GAAP
5 14 (1.01%) MiFID
6 12 (0.87%) CRD IV
7 11 (0.80%) EMIR
8 10 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.65%) Basel II
9 9 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.43%) COREP
10 6 (0.43%) FINREP
10 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.29%) IAS 39
11 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.29%) SEPA
12 3 (0.22%) Basel III
12 3 (0.22%) COBIT
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.58%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.072%) Samba
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.36%) Nagios
2 5 (0.36%) RSA Archer
3 4 (0.29%) Control-M
4 3 (0.22%) OpenView
4 3 (0.22%) OVSD
4 3 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.14%) EnCase
5 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.072%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.072%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.072%) FTK
6 1 (0.072%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.072%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.072%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.072%) Puppet
6 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 194 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 180 (13.02%) Oracle
3 75 (5.42%) SAP
4 44 (3.18%) Hyperion
5 42 (3.04%) Cognos
6 40 (2.89%) HP
7 31 (2.24%) Murex
8 28 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.74%) Calypso
9 24 (1.74%) Cisco
10 23 (1.66%) VMware
11 22 (1.59%) Tableau
12 21 (1.52%) Bloomberg
13 20 (1.45%) IBM
14 16 (1.16%) Informatica
14 16 (1.16%) Reuters
15 10 (0.72%) JD Edwards
16 9 (0.65%) Citrix
17 8 (0.58%) Pegasus
18 6 (0.43%) Sage
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £72,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension etc..
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: circ £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago