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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 442 364 393
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 612 946 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 530 830 714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,750 £41,785
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -0.08%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -82 580 £50,000 - 78
London -51 372 £55,000 +4.76% 35
South East -34 85 £50,000 +7.52% 21
City of London -5 61 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East of England +34 43 £45,000 +4.65% 5
Berkshire +11 38 £55,000 +57.14% 7
Slough +23 20 £68,000 +73.24% 3
Surrey +15 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +8 19 £38,500 -12.00% 1
Wimbledon - 19 - -
South West +12 18 £44,000 +7.97% 7
Hertfordshire +28 16 £30,000 -45.45% 5
West Midlands -31 16 £30,750 -27.64% 2
Scotland -7 15 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Yorkshire -12 15 £32,500 -18.75%
North West -6 14 £27,500 -26.66% 7
Reading +8 13 £55,000 +57.14% 3
West Yorkshire +1 12 £32,500 -18.75%
Glasgow -12 12 £47,500 +90.00%
Bristol +30 10 £43,000 +7.50% 7
Essex -15 10 £46,250 +7.55%
East Sussex - 10 £50,000 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 10 £50,000 - 3
Wales -2 9 £29,000 -17.14% 1
South Wales 0 8 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Norfolk - 8 £45,000 -
Norwich - 8 £45,000 -
Cheshire +44 7 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Leeds +18 6 £34,000 -38.18%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1309 (100.00%) Finance
2 385 (29.41%) SQL
3 325 (24.83%) Business Analysis
4 249 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (17.57%) Degree
6 224 (17.11%) Banking
7 201 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
8 196 (14.97%) Microsoft
9 182 (13.90%) Oracle
10 180 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 178 (13.60%) MS Excel
12 175 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
13 160 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 152 (11.61%) MS Office
15 125 (9.55%) ITIL
16 115 (8.79%) Windows
17 114 (8.71%) Project Management
18 110 (8.40%) QA
19 108 (8.25%) Test Scripting
20 104 (7.94%) Change Management
21 103 (7.87%) SDLC
22 97 (7.41%) Waterfall
23 91 (6.95%) Use Case
24 89 (6.80%) SQL Server
24 89 (6.80%) ISEB
25 85 (6.49%) Asset Management
26 77 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
27 76 (5.81%) Data Analysis
28 75 (5.73%) Unix
29 73 (5.58%) Wealth Management

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 47 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.15%) SAS
3 13 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.84%) Confluence
4 11 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.53%) IIS
5 7 (0.53%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.38%) Apache
7 5 (0.38%) CMS
7 5 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.31%) JBoss
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle UPK
8 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.076%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.076%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 178 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 152 (11.61%) MS Office
3 77 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.76%) MS Project
7 1 (0.076%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.076%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 71 (5.42%) Oracle Financials
2 53 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
3 48 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 45 (3.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 41 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
6 39 (2.98%) Oracle Cash Management
7 38 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
7 38 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
8 37 (2.83%) Cognos TM1
9 34 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 27 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
10 27 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 15 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (1.07%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 12 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 11 (0.84%) Cognos Controller
16 9 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
16 9 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 9 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.46%) Office 365
3 3 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.076%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.53%) Firewall
2 10 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.69%) CTI
3 9 (0.69%) Network Security
4 7 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (0.53%) LAN
4 7 (0.53%) VPN
5 6 (0.46%) Extranet
5 6 (0.46%) Internet
5 6 (0.46%) WAN
6 4 (0.31%) SAN
7 3 (0.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.15%) IPsec
8 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.076%) BGP
9 1 (0.076%) DMZ
9 1 (0.076%) MPLS
9 1 (0.076%) Telnet
9 1 (0.076%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
4 42 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.29%) QlikView
6 27 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 23 (1.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 21 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 13 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.84%) SAP BI
12 11 (0.84%) SQLPlus
13 10 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.76%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.69%) Essbase
14 9 (0.69%) MySQL
14 9 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 49 (3.74%) Selenium
2 46 (3.51%) HP UFT
3 44 (3.36%) JIRA
4 35 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
5 20 (1.53%) SoapUI
6 13 (0.99%) Rational Functional Tester
6 13 (0.99%) SilkTest
7 12 (0.92%) NUnit
8 11 (0.84%) LoadRunner
9 10 (0.76%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.69%) JMeter
10 9 (0.69%) TestNG
11 8 (0.61%) FitNesse
11 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.53%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.46%) AppScan
14 5 (0.38%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.38%) JUnit
15 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
15 4 (0.31%) MSTest
General
1 1309 (100.00%) Finance
2 224 (17.11%) Banking
3 69 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 66 (5.04%) Retail
5 64 (4.89%) Front Office
6 59 (4.51%) Financial Institution
7 48 (3.67%) Back Office
7 48 (3.67%) Marketing
8 43 (3.28%) General Ledger
9 36 (2.75%) Law
10 31 (2.37%) Legal
11 27 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
12 24 (1.83%) Telecoms
13 18 (1.38%) French Language
14 15 (1.15%) Advertising
14 15 (1.15%) Billing
15 10 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.53%) Electronics
17 7 (0.53%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.42%) XML
2 64 (4.89%) .NET
3 42 (3.21%) Web Services
4 33 (2.52%) HTML
5 22 (1.68%) SOAP
6 16 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (0.99%) XBRL
8 12 (0.92%) MDX
9 11 (0.84%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.46%) XSL
11 5 (0.38%) CSS
12 3 (0.23%) COM
12 3 (0.23%) HTML5
13 2 (0.15%) J2EE
13 2 (0.15%) Java EE
13 2 (0.15%) Middleware
14 1 (0.076%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.076%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.076%) Spring
14 1 (0.076%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.82%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 42 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.22%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.76%) Credit Risk
8 23 (1.76%) Derivative
9 20 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 19 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.30%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.30%) Reinsurance
12 16 (1.22%) Fintech
13 13 (0.99%) Economics
14 12 (0.92%) User Experience
15 10 (0.76%) Equities
16 9 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 115 (8.79%) Windows
2 75 (5.73%) Unix
3 59 (4.51%) Linux
4 28 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.68%) Solaris
6 19 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.23%) Android
10 3 (0.23%) CentOS
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (24.83%) Business Analysis
2 249 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 175 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
5 160 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 125 (9.55%) ITIL
7 114 (8.71%) Project Management
8 108 (8.25%) Test Scripting
9 104 (7.94%) Change Management
10 103 (7.87%) SDLC
11 97 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 91 (6.95%) Use Case
13 85 (6.49%) Asset Management
14 76 (5.81%) Data Analysis
15 73 (5.58%) Wealth Management
16 72 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.12%) PRINCE2
17 67 (5.12%) UML
18 65 (4.97%) Analytics
19 60 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 385 (29.41%) SQL
2 66 (5.04%) C#
3 62 (4.74%) Java
4 52 (3.97%) PL/SQL
5 33 (2.52%) VBA
6 21 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 19 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.15%) C++
9 14 (1.07%) VB
9 14 (1.07%) VB.NET
10 11 (0.84%) C
11 8 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.61%) Perl
12 7 (0.53%) ABAP
12 7 (0.53%) Python
13 6 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.46%) R
14 5 (0.38%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.31%) RPG
16 3 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 230 (17.57%) Degree
2 89 (6.80%) ISEB
3 67 (5.12%) ISTQB
4 54 (4.13%) ACCA
5 52 (3.97%) CIMA
6 37 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.45%) CIPFA
8 16 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.22%) CISM
9 15 (1.15%) CISSP
9 15 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (0.92%) CCNA
12 11 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.69%) PMP
14 8 (0.61%) IIBA
14 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.53%) CISA
15 7 (0.53%) HP ASE
16 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.40%) QA
2 38 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 37 (2.83%) SLA
4 12 (0.92%) MiFID
5 11 (0.84%) GAAP
6 10 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.69%) Basel II
8 8 (0.61%) CRD IV
9 7 (0.53%) Basel III
10 5 (0.38%) EMIR
10 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.31%) COBIT
11 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.23%) IAS 39
12 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.23%) SEPA
13 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.076%) COREP
14 1 (0.076%) FINREP
14 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.076%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.46%) Nagios
3 5 (0.38%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.31%) HP Fortify
4 4 (0.31%) Nessus
4 4 (0.31%) SCCM
5 2 (0.15%) EnCase
5 2 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.076%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.076%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.076%) Control-M
6 1 (0.076%) FTK
6 1 (0.076%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.076%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.076%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.076%) WSUS
Vendors
1 196 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 182 (13.90%) Oracle
3 71 (5.42%) SAP
4 53 (4.05%) Cognos
5 34 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (2.37%) HP
7 29 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 27 (2.06%) Tableau
9 23 (1.76%) Cisco
10 22 (1.68%) Informatica
10 22 (1.68%) Murex
10 22 (1.68%) VMware
11 21 (1.60%) Bloomberg
12 18 (1.38%) Reuters
13 15 (1.15%) Calypso
14 13 (0.99%) Citrix
15 11 (0.84%) IBM
16 8 (0.61%) Charles River
16 8 (0.61%) Sage
17 6 (0.46%) JD Edwards
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £41500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per day + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Longfield, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: to £32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago