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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 430 407 413
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 609 764 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 531 646 682
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -19 596 £50,000 - 53
London -8 368 £52,500 -4.54% 25
South East +44 97 £50,000 +11.11% 11
City of London +24 69 £57,500 +8.49% 8
East of England +24 51 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Berkshire +41 40 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South West +4 29 £39,250 +4.66% 3
Reading +25 19 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +14 14 £49,500 +32.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 14 £32,500 -40.90% 1
North West 0 14 £32,000 -32.63% 3
Bristol +14 13 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Yorkshire +4 13 £32,500 -15.58%
Essex 0 13 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Surrey +23 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex +21 11 £55,000 +83.33%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 11 £50,000 +61.29% 1
West Midlands -27 11 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Wimbledon - 11 £34,000 -
Dorset +25 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Bournemouth +19 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Kent +13 10 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Norfolk - 10 £45,000 -
Norwich - 10 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £37,500 -18.91%
South Yorkshire +13 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Oxfordshire -1 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £57,500 +84.00%
Hampshire +10 8 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Nottingham +3 8 £57,500 +84.00%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1195 (100.00%) Finance
2 370 (30.96%) SQL
3 284 (23.77%) Business Analysis
4 260 (21.76%) Banking
5 241 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (15.82%) Microsoft
7 178 (14.90%) Degree
8 174 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 170 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
10 158 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 158 (13.22%) Oracle
11 157 (13.14%) MS Excel
12 134 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
13 129 (10.79%) Windows
14 124 (10.38%) MS Office
15 109 (9.12%) ITIL
16 106 (8.87%) Project Management
17 104 (8.70%) SDLC
18 99 (8.28%) Change Management
19 95 (7.95%) SQL Server
20 91 (7.62%) QA
21 85 (7.11%) Investment Banking
22 81 (6.78%) Test Scripting
23 80 (6.69%) Waterfall
24 79 (6.61%) Unix
25 77 (6.44%) Front Office
26 69 (5.77%) ISEB
27 67 (5.61%) Back Office
27 67 (5.61%) Analytics
28 66 (5.52%) SAP

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 48 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.34%) Confluence
2 16 (1.34%) IIS
3 11 (0.92%) Apache
4 10 (0.84%) SAS
4 10 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.42%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.25%) JBoss
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.084%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.084%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.084%) WebLogic
Applications
1 157 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 124 (10.38%) MS Office
3 56 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.75%) MS Project
7 1 (0.084%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 44 (3.68%) Oracle Financials
2 37 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (3.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (2.76%) Cognos TM1
4 33 (2.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 30 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
6 25 (2.09%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
8 20 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
9 19 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
9 19 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 18 (1.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 13 (1.09%) Cognos Controller
12 11 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 11 (0.92%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 10 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
14 8 (0.67%) SAP FI
14 8 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.67%) Office 365
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.084%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.59%) Firewall
2 17 (1.42%) CTI
3 13 (1.09%) Intranet
4 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.92%) Internet
5 11 (0.92%) LAN
6 10 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (0.84%) WAN
7 8 (0.67%) DNS
8 7 (0.59%) Network Security
9 6 (0.50%) VPN
10 5 (0.42%) HTTP
10 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.42%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) DHCP
11 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.17%) IPsec
11 2 (0.17%) Skype
11 2 (0.17%) VoIP
11 2 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (2.34%) QlikView
6 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
10 9 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.67%) Hyperion Smart View
11 8 (0.67%) MySQL
11 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.59%) MS Access
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.50%) Essbase
13 6 (0.50%) Power BI
13 6 (0.50%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (4.02%) JIRA
1 48 (4.02%) Selenium
2 28 (2.34%) HP UFT
3 20 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 20 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 14 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.00%) NUnit
6 11 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 10 (0.84%) SilkTest
8 9 (0.75%) JMeter
8 9 (0.75%) Rational Functional Tester
9 8 (0.67%) TestNG
10 7 (0.59%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.59%) FitNesse
10 7 (0.59%) JUnit
11 6 (0.50%) AppScan
11 6 (0.50%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.50%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 1195 (100.00%) Finance
2 260 (21.76%) Banking
3 85 (7.11%) Investment Banking
4 77 (6.44%) Front Office
5 67 (5.61%) Back Office
6 57 (4.77%) Financial Institution
7 54 (4.52%) Marketing
8 46 (3.85%) Retail
9 43 (3.60%) Corporate Banking
10 36 (3.01%) General Ledger
11 33 (2.76%) Telecoms
12 27 (2.26%) Law
13 22 (1.84%) Private Banking
14 20 (1.67%) Manufacturing
15 19 (1.59%) French Language
16 17 (1.42%) Electronics
16 17 (1.42%) Legal
17 16 (1.34%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.84%) Billing
19 9 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.77%) .NET
2 52 (4.35%) XML
3 42 (3.51%) HTML
4 36 (3.01%) Web Services
5 18 (1.51%) SOAP
6 15 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.09%) CSS
8 11 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (0.75%) XBRL
9 9 (0.75%) XSL
10 3 (0.25%) COM
10 3 (0.25%) HTML5
10 3 (0.25%) Middleware
11 2 (0.17%) FpML
11 2 (0.17%) J2SE
11 2 (0.17%) Spring
12 1 (0.084%) EDI
12 1 (0.084%) JSP
12 1 (0.084%) Servlets
12 1 (0.084%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 37 (3.10%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.84%) Fintech
7 21 (1.76%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.59%) Online Banking
9 18 (1.51%) Derivative
10 17 (1.42%) Credit Risk
11 16 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.09%) Economics
12 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.92%) Reinsurance
14 11 (0.92%) User Experience
15 8 (0.67%) Market Risk
15 8 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 129 (10.79%) Windows
2 79 (6.61%) Unix
3 56 (4.69%) Linux
4 22 (1.84%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.26%) Solaris
7 14 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.25%) Android
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
9 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.084%) AIX
11 1 (0.084%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.084%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (23.77%) Business Analysis
2 241 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 158 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 134 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (9.12%) ITIL
7 106 (8.87%) Project Management
8 104 (8.70%) SDLC
9 99 (8.28%) Change Management
10 81 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 80 (6.69%) Waterfall
12 67 (5.61%) Analytics
13 65 (5.44%) Mentoring
13 65 (5.44%) Use Case
14 64 (5.36%) CRM
15 57 (4.77%) Asset Management
15 57 (4.77%) Data Analysis
15 57 (4.77%) ERP
15 57 (4.77%) Target Operating Model
16 55 (4.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 370 (30.96%) SQL
2 65 (5.44%) C#
3 44 (3.68%) Java
4 39 (3.26%) PL/SQL
5 30 (2.51%) VBA
6 21 (1.76%) VB
7 19 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.26%) C
9 14 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.75%) C++
12 8 (0.67%) Python
13 6 (0.50%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.42%) ABAP
14 5 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.25%) Perl
15 3 (0.25%) PHP
15 3 (0.25%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.25%) R
15 3 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 178 (14.90%) Degree
2 69 (5.77%) ISEB
3 52 (4.35%) ACCA
4 51 (4.27%) CIMA
5 47 (3.93%) ISTQB
6 25 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.92%) CIPFA
7 23 (1.92%) CISM
8 22 (1.84%) CISSP
9 15 (1.26%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.92%) CRISC
11 11 (0.92%) SANS
12 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (0.75%) PMP
13 7 (0.59%) CISA
13 7 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.59%) HP ASE
13 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.62%) QA
2 40 (3.35%) Data Quality
3 30 (2.51%) SLA
4 17 (1.42%) MiFID
5 11 (0.92%) COBIT
6 7 (0.59%) Basel III
6 7 (0.59%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.50%) Basel II
8 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.42%) EMIR
8 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.33%) GAAP
9 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.25%) SEPA
11 1 (0.084%) FATCA
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.084%) ISO27002
System Software
1 31 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.084%) Samba
5 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.084%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.50%) RSA Archer
3 5 (0.42%) SCCM
4 4 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.33%) HP Fortify
4 4 (0.33%) Nagios
4 4 (0.33%) Nessus
5 3 (0.25%) Control-M
6 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.084%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.084%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.084%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.084%) Nmap
7 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.084%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.084%) SCOM
7 1 (0.084%) SCSM
7 1 (0.084%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 189 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 158 (13.22%) Oracle
3 66 (5.52%) SAP
4 50 (4.18%) Cognos
5 42 (3.51%) Informatica
6 28 (2.34%) Tableau
7 22 (1.84%) HP
8 21 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.59%) Hyperion
10 18 (1.51%) VMware
11 16 (1.34%) Red Box
12 15 (1.26%) BT
13 14 (1.17%) Citrix
14 13 (1.09%) Cisco
15 12 (1.00%) JD Edwards
16 10 (0.84%) IBM
17 9 (0.75%) Sage
18 8 (0.67%) Calypso
18 8 (0.67%) Red Hat
18 8 (0.67%) Sun
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per day + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 13% Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus big bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Location Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Morden, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago