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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 769 727 746
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 142 148 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 114 125 133
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 £32,100 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.77% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 31 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 31 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
(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 -51 136 £42,500 -15.00% 29
London -29 71 £47,500 -7.31% 13
South East +11 40 £35,000 -28.20% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London -10 13 £40,500 -26.36% 7
Berkshire +10 12 £22,750 -46.47% 3
Surrey -5 7 £40,000 -
North West -13 7 £35,000 -48.14% 4
Manchester -1 6 £31,250 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £42,500 -22.72%
East Midlands -9 5 £22,500 -38.77% 2
Milton Keynes -2 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Amersham - 4 - -
Telford - 4 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 4 £42,500 -
Slough +5 3 £22,000 -45.00%
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £31,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £22,500 -
Derby - 3 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Reading +2 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire -9 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -18 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -27 2 £30,000 -30.63% 2
East of England -27 2 £41,500 +3.75%
West Yorkshire -38 2 £30,000 -30.23% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 2 £30,000 - 1
Egham - 2 £35,000 -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 79 (23.94%) Oracle
4 63 (19.09%) MS Excel
5 58 (17.58%) SAP
6 56 (16.97%) Degree
7 53 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (13.94%) Microsoft
9 44 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 42 (12.73%) Banking
11 39 (11.82%) ERP
11 39 (11.82%) CIMA
12 38 (11.52%) Business Analysis
13 37 (11.21%) ACCA
14 33 (10.00%) Cognos
14 33 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (9.70%) General Ledger
16 31 (9.39%) Oracle General Ledger
17 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (8.79%) VBA
19 26 (7.88%) Management Information System
19 26 (7.88%) Financial Modelling
20 24 (7.27%) CODA
21 23 (6.97%) SAP FI
21 23 (6.97%) Oracle Payables
21 23 (6.97%) Oracle Receivables
22 22 (6.67%) Data Modelling
23 21 (6.36%) SAP CO
23 21 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO
24 20 (6.06%) Oracle EBS

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.15%) MS Office
3 8 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (9.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 23 (6.97%) SAP FI
2 23 (6.97%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (6.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 21 (6.36%) SAP CO
3 21 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (6.06%) Oracle Assets
5 19 (5.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (5.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 19 (5.76%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (4.24%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (2.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (1.82%) FRx
10 6 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (1.82%) HFM
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%) 3G
3 2 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) FTP
3 2 (0.61%) Broadband
3 2 (0.61%) 2G
3 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.73%) MS Access
6 8 (2.42%) Essbase
7 7 (2.12%) Cognos Query Studio
7 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.21%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.21%) Hyperion Smart View
9 4 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (1.21%) Big Data
10 3 (0.91%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.91%) OLAP
11 2 (0.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 330 (100.00%) Finance
2 42 (12.73%) Banking
3 32 (9.70%) General Ledger
4 16 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.24%) Billing
5 14 (4.24%) Legal
6 13 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.33%) Law
8 8 (2.42%) Back Office
8 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.12%) Retail
9 7 (2.12%) Advertising
9 7 (2.12%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.52%) Marketing
11 4 (1.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.30%) International Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.52%) .NET
2 3 (0.91%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.30%) CGI
3 1 (0.30%) J2EE
3 1 (0.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.24%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.64%) Reference Data
4 11 (3.33%) Statistics
5 10 (3.03%) Kindle
6 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.82%) STB
8 5 (1.52%) PMI
9 4 (1.21%) Economics
10 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.91%) FMCG
10 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.61%) Equities
11 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.61%) Derivative
12 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
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 53 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 39 (11.82%) ERP
4 38 (11.52%) Business Analysis
5 33 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (7.88%) Financial Modelling
8 22 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 20 (6.06%) Cash Management
10 19 (5.76%) Project Management
11 18 (5.45%) Data Management
11 18 (5.45%) ITIL
12 17 (5.15%) Change Management
13 15 (4.55%) Analytics
13 15 (4.55%) Data Governance
14 13 (3.94%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (3.64%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.64%) System Testing
15 12 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.70%) SQL
2 29 (8.79%) VBA
3 17 (5.15%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.94%) VB
5 8 (2.42%) Java
6 6 (1.82%) C#
7 5 (1.52%) Python
7 5 (1.52%) C++
7 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
9 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (16.97%) Degree
2 39 (11.82%) CIMA
3 37 (11.21%) ACCA
4 16 (4.85%) AAT
5 6 (1.82%) ISEB
5 6 (1.82%) MBA
6 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.61%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.76%) SLA
1 19 (5.76%) QA
2 10 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.30%) COREP
Vendors
1 79 (23.94%) Oracle
2 58 (17.58%) SAP
3 46 (13.94%) Microsoft
4 33 (10.00%) Cognos
5 24 (7.27%) CODA
6 17 (5.15%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.73%) Sun
7 9 (2.73%) Hyperion
7 9 (2.73%) Sage
8 8 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.82%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.82%) Remedy
9 6 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.21%) SYSPRO
11 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.91%) Mantas
11 3 (0.91%) Actimize
11 3 (0.91%) Norkom
11 3 (0.91%) IBM
11 3 (0.91%) Epicor
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