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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 762 732 736
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 121 178 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 151 123
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 -25 115 £50,000 +17.64% 35
London +34 72 £53,750 +25.00% 15
South East +3 24 £35,250 -6.00% 8
City of London +27 19 £46,500 -2.10% 7
Surrey +27 12 £34,000 +13.33% 3
East of England +9 9 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Epsom - 6 - -
Berkshire -1 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -9 4 £56,250 +104.54% 1
South West -22 4 £45,000 +24.13% 3
West Midlands -30 4 £42,500 -
Essex - 4 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -4 3 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Birmingham -18 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Staines - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire +15 2 £46,250 +98.92%
Yorkshire +8 2 £46,250 +98.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £35,250 -21.66% 1
Reigate - 2 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 1 £32,500 -21.68%
Middlesex +12 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South Wales +7 1 £23,000 -42.50% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex +6 1 - -
Wales +4 1 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Exmouth 0 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea -6 1 - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Finance
2 62 (28.44%) SQL
3 51 (23.39%) MS Excel
4 45 (20.64%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 38 (17.43%) Degree
7 37 (16.97%) Oracle
8 36 (16.51%) Banking
9 34 (15.60%) SQL Server
9 34 (15.60%) ACCA
9 34 (15.60%) CIMA
10 28 (12.84%) Business Analysis
11 27 (12.39%) Law
11 27 (12.39%) Project Management
12 26 (11.93%) SAP
13 24 (11.01%) Windows
14 22 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (9.63%) Legal
16 19 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (8.72%) Billing
17 18 (8.26%) ITIL
17 18 (8.26%) Change Management
18 17 (7.80%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (7.80%) Financial Analysis
18 17 (7.80%) Analytics
19 15 (6.88%) Retail
19 15 (6.88%) Front Office
20 14 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (6.42%) Performance Management

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (4.13%) IIS
2 6 (2.75%) SAS
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.05%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.29%) HFM
2 5 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.29%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.83%) Agresso
3 4 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.83%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.38%) SunGard AvantGard
4 3 (1.38%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.92%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.13%) Intranet
2 5 (2.29%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Broadband
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) PPP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.80%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.50%) QlikView
5 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.38%) MS Access
10 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.46%) Essbase
11 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 218 (100.00%) Finance
2 36 (16.51%) Banking
3 27 (12.39%) Law
4 21 (9.63%) Legal
5 19 (8.72%) Billing
6 15 (6.88%) Retail
6 15 (6.88%) Front Office
7 13 (5.96%) Back Office
8 12 (5.50%) Marketing
9 10 (4.59%) General Ledger
10 7 (3.21%) Investment Banking
11 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
12 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.83%) Aerospace
14 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
14 3 (1.38%) Publishing
15 2 (0.92%) Advertising
16 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.38%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.29%) Derivative
3 5 (2.29%) Statistics
4 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.92%) Handset
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.46%) Equities
6 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.01%) Windows
2 13 (5.96%) UNIX
3 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.84%) Business Analysis
2 27 (12.39%) Project Management
3 22 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.26%) ITIL
6 18 (8.26%) Change Management
7 17 (7.80%) Financial Analysis
7 17 (7.80%) Analytics
8 14 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.42%) Performance Management
9 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
9 13 (5.96%) Workflow
9 13 (5.96%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.05%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.13%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (4.13%) Use Case
11 9 (4.13%) Document Management
11 9 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.44%) SQL
2 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.21%) VBA
4 5 (2.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.29%) Perl
5 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.38%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) R
7 1 (0.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 38 (17.43%) Degree
2 34 (15.60%) ACCA
2 34 (15.60%) CIMA
3 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) ISEB
4 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.29%) MCSE
5 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.38%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.92%) AAT
6 2 (0.92%) PMP
6 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.92%) EnCE
7 1 (0.46%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.83%) COREP
2 4 (1.83%) FINREP
2 4 (1.83%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.97%) Oracle
3 26 (11.93%) SAP
4 13 (5.96%) Sun
5 11 (5.05%) HP
6 10 (4.59%) Cognos
7 9 (4.13%) OpenText
7 9 (4.13%) Hyperion
8 8 (3.67%) Sybase
8 8 (3.67%) VMware
9 5 (2.29%) Teradata
9 5 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.29%) IBM
10 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.38%) NetSuite
11 3 (1.38%) CODA
11 3 (1.38%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.38%) Siebel
11 3 (1.38%) SunGard
12 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
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