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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 808 766 744
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 87 133 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 77 110 118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -5.55%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -38 82 £47,500 +5.55% 22
London +11 50 £55,000 +22.22% 12
City of London +20 16 £60,000 +37.14% 6
South East -1 12 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Yorkshire -10 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Yorkshire -24 6 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £25,000 -
Northampton - 5 £25,000 -
Bradford - 5 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -1 4 £27,500 -15.38% 2
East of England -35 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -
County Armagh - 3 £40,000 -
Craigavon - 3 £40,000 -
Crawley - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Berkshire -1 2 £32,000 -40.46% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £31,250 -16.66%
Telford - 2 £27,500 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £28,750 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Leeds -5 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Kent -5 1 £29,500 -34.44%
Peterborough -5 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge -6 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Slough -8 1 £37,000 -22.10%

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Finance
2 58 (28.57%) SQL
3 40 (19.70%) Microsoft
4 36 (17.73%) SAP
5 35 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (15.27%) Oracle
6 31 (15.27%) ERP
7 30 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
10 24 (11.82%) Legal
11 22 (10.84%) Law
11 22 (10.84%) Oracle EBS
11 22 (10.84%) Banking
11 22 (10.84%) General Ledger
11 22 (10.84%) Degree
12 21 (10.34%) Project Management
13 17 (8.37%) Oracle EBS R12
14 16 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (7.88%) ACCA
15 15 (7.39%) CIMA
15 15 (7.39%) Oracle General Ledger
16 14 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
17 13 (6.40%) SAP FI
17 13 (6.40%) Billing
18 12 (5.91%) Business Analysis
18 12 (5.91%) SAP CO
18 12 (5.91%) Back Office
18 12 (5.91%) Oracle Applications

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.93%) SAS
2 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.97%) IIS
3 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
3 6 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (10.84%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (8.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (7.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (6.40%) SAP FI
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (5.91%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (5.91%) SAP CO
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (5.42%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (5.42%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (2.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.96%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.97%) FRx
10 4 (1.97%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (1.97%) SAP BPC
11 3 (1.48%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) HTTP
1 4 (1.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) DHCP
2 1 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.43%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.46%) QlikView
6 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.97%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.97%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (1.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (1.48%) MS Access
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) OLAP
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.49%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.97%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.97%) JIRA
1 4 (1.97%) Selenium
1 4 (1.97%) WebLOAD
1 4 (1.97%) JBehave
1 4 (1.97%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 203 (100.00%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Legal
3 22 (10.84%) Law
3 22 (10.84%) Banking
3 22 (10.84%) General Ledger
4 13 (6.40%) Billing
5 12 (5.91%) Back Office
6 8 (3.94%) Retail
7 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.96%) Advertising
9 4 (1.97%) Marketing
10 3 (1.48%) Front Office
11 2 (0.99%) Publishing
11 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) .NET
2 4 (1.97%) Web Services
3 2 (0.99%) XML
3 2 (0.99%) CSS
3 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.99%) CGI
4 1 (0.49%) Spring
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) Java EE
4 1 (0.49%) WCF
4 1 (0.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.46%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.97%) Life Science
4 4 (1.97%) Online Banking
4 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.48%) EPoS
5 3 (1.48%) Statistics
5 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.27%) ERP
2 30 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (10.34%) Project Management
4 16 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.91%) Business Analysis
5 12 (5.91%) Cash Management
6 9 (4.43%) Analytics
7 8 (3.94%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
8 6 (2.96%) Workflow
8 6 (2.96%) ITIL
9 5 (2.46%) Change Management
9 5 (2.46%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (2.46%) Performance Testing
9 5 (2.46%) Financial Analysis
9 5 (2.46%) Data Management
9 5 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.46%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.48%) Java
3 3 (1.48%) VBA
4 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.99%) C#
4 2 (0.99%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.84%) Degree
2 16 (7.88%) ACCA
3 15 (7.39%) CIMA
4 5 (2.46%) AAT
5 4 (1.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (1.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.97%) PMP
5 4 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.48%) CCA
7 2 (0.99%) IIBA
7 2 (0.99%) MBA
8 1 (0.49%) CBAP
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) COREP
2 6 (2.96%) FINREP
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (1.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.73%) SAP
3 31 (15.27%) Oracle
4 11 (5.42%) Cognos
5 8 (3.94%) Business Objects
6 7 (3.45%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.96%) CODA
8 5 (2.46%) HP
8 5 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (2.46%) Sun
9 4 (1.97%) BT
9 4 (1.97%) SYSPRO
10 3 (1.48%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.48%) Sage
11 2 (0.99%) Murex
11 2 (0.99%) Misys
11 2 (0.99%) Calypso
12 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.49%) Telerik
12 1 (0.49%) Intel
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