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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 459 343 403
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 591 1002 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.94% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 518 906 765
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,571
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.23%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -113 559 £50,000 +5.26% 70
London -75 359 £52,500 - 40
South East -27 84 £50,000 +5.26% 6
City of London -9 55 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Berkshire +10 33 £60,000 +73.91% 2
East of England +3 32 £53,750 +7.50% 6
West Midlands -30 29 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Surrey +15 22 £38,375 -23.25%
Slough +22 20 £68,000 +23.63% 1
Wimbledon - 20 - -
Yorkshire -9 18 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Birmingham -5 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire +12 16 £32,750 -12.66% 1
East Sussex - 16 £50,000 -
Brighton - 16 £50,000 -
Scotland +6 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West -1 14 £44,500 +8.53% 5
North West -7 14 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds +23 11 £35,000 -26.31%
East Midlands +7 11 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow -2 11 £47,500 +90.00%
Bristol +21 10 £44,250 +7.92% 5
Hertfordshire +15 10 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Hove - 10 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +18 8 £65,000 +100.00%
Luton - 8 £65,000 -
Kent +8 7 £35,000 +25.00%
Wales -9 7 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire +45 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Watford +23 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1360 (100.00%) Finance
2 370 (27.21%) SQL
3 350 (25.74%) Business Analysis
4 264 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (17.57%) Degree
6 237 (17.43%) Banking
7 213 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
8 210 (15.44%) Microsoft
9 189 (13.90%) MS Excel
10 185 (13.60%) Oracle
11 180 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 172 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 168 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 162 (11.91%) MS Office
15 133 (9.78%) Project Management
16 128 (9.41%) ITIL
17 126 (9.26%) QA
18 125 (9.19%) Windows
19 116 (8.53%) Test Scripting
20 107 (7.87%) SDLC
21 106 (7.79%) Use Case
22 105 (7.72%) Change Management
23 104 (7.65%) Asset Management
23 104 (7.65%) Waterfall
24 101 (7.43%) ISEB
25 89 (6.54%) SQL Server
26 82 (6.03%) Data Analysis
26 82 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
27 77 (5.66%) Unix
27 77 (5.66%) UML

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 42 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.18%) SAS
4 13 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.59%) Apache
5 8 (0.59%) JBoss
6 7 (0.51%) Confluence
6 7 (0.51%) NetWeaver
6 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
7 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.37%) CMS
8 5 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.37%) IIS
9 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 189 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 162 (11.91%) MS Office
3 82 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.96%) MS Project
7 1 (0.074%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.074%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 72 (5.29%) Oracle Financials
2 56 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 41 (3.01%) Oracle Assets
6 40 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
7 38 (2.79%) Cognos TM1
7 38 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
8 35 (2.57%) Oracle General Ledger
9 34 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 28 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
10 28 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 14 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
12 11 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 11 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
13 10 (0.74%) Cognos Controller
13 10 (0.74%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.74%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.51%) Office 365
2 3 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.69%) Firewall
2 9 (0.66%) Internet
2 9 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.59%) Network Security
4 7 (0.51%) Extranet
4 7 (0.51%) LAN
4 7 (0.51%) VPN
5 6 (0.44%) WAN
6 4 (0.29%) Intranet
7 3 (0.22%) CTI
7 3 (0.22%) SAN
8 2 (0.15%) IPsec
8 2 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.074%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.074%) Skype
9 1 (0.074%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.074%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
4 45 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.21%) QlikView
5 30 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 22 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 17 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 14 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (0.96%) SQLPlus
15 12 (0.88%) Essbase
16 11 (0.81%) SAP BI
17 10 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 54 (3.97%) Selenium
2 47 (3.46%) HP UFT
2 47 (3.46%) JIRA
3 37 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (1.40%) SoapUI
5 13 (0.96%) Rational Functional Tester
5 13 (0.96%) SilkTest
6 11 (0.81%) NUnit
7 10 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 9 (0.66%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.59%) JMeter
9 8 (0.59%) TestNG
10 7 (0.51%) Ant
10 7 (0.51%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.51%) JUnit
10 7 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.51%) Toad
11 6 (0.44%) FishEye
11 6 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 1360 (100.00%) Finance
2 237 (17.43%) Banking
3 74 (5.44%) Investment Banking
4 72 (5.29%) Front Office
4 72 (5.29%) Retail
5 54 (3.97%) Financial Institution
6 44 (3.24%) General Ledger
7 43 (3.16%) Law
8 42 (3.09%) Back Office
9 41 (3.01%) Marketing
10 32 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
11 30 (2.21%) Legal
12 22 (1.62%) Telecoms
13 17 (1.25%) Advertising
13 17 (1.25%) Billing
13 17 (1.25%) French Language
14 14 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.44%) Electronics
17 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.29%) XML
2 68 (5.00%) .NET
3 43 (3.16%) Web Services
4 28 (2.06%) HTML
5 22 (1.62%) SOAP
6 18 (1.32%) MDX
7 14 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.96%) XBRL
9 7 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.37%) XSL
11 3 (0.22%) CSS
12 2 (0.15%) J2EE
12 2 (0.15%) Java EE
13 1 (0.074%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.074%) 802.1X
13 1 (0.074%) COM
13 1 (0.074%) EDI
13 1 (0.074%) FpML
13 1 (0.074%) HTML5
13 1 (0.074%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 213 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.38%) Mathematics
4 45 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 29 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.62%) Derivative
8 21 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.47%) Credit Risk
10 19 (1.40%) Reinsurance
11 17 (1.25%) User Experience
11 17 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.03%) Fintech
12 14 (1.03%) Market Risk
13 13 (0.96%) Economics
14 11 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.74%) AS400
15 10 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 125 (9.19%) Windows
2 77 (5.66%) Unix
3 65 (4.78%) Linux
4 30 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.62%) Solaris
6 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.22%) Android
9 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.074%) AIX
11 1 (0.074%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (25.74%) Business Analysis
2 264 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 168 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 133 (9.78%) Project Management
7 128 (9.41%) ITIL
8 116 (8.53%) Test Scripting
9 107 (7.87%) SDLC
10 106 (7.79%) Use Case
11 105 (7.72%) Change Management
12 104 (7.65%) Asset Management
12 104 (7.65%) Waterfall
13 82 (6.03%) Data Analysis
14 77 (5.66%) UML
15 72 (5.29%) Wealth Management
16 70 (5.15%) Mentoring
17 67 (4.93%) PRINCE2
17 67 (4.93%) Target Operating Model
18 64 (4.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 370 (27.21%) SQL
2 66 (4.85%) C#
3 60 (4.41%) Java
4 58 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 33 (2.43%) VBA
6 22 (1.62%) Shell Script
7 20 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 14 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 13 (0.96%) C++
9 13 (0.96%) VB
10 10 (0.74%) Perl
11 8 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.51%) ABAP
13 6 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.44%) Python
13 6 (0.44%) R
13 6 (0.44%) RPG
14 5 (0.37%) C
15 4 (0.29%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 239 (17.57%) Degree
2 101 (7.43%) ISEB
3 70 (5.15%) ISTQB
4 52 (3.82%) ACCA
5 48 (3.53%) CIMA
6 40 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.25%) CIPFA
10 15 (1.10%) CCNA
11 14 (1.03%) CISSP
12 13 (0.96%) CISM
12 13 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.81%) PMP
14 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.51%) CISA
15 7 (0.51%) IIBA
15 7 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (9.26%) QA
2 37 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 35 (2.57%) SLA
4 13 (0.96%) GAAP
5 11 (0.81%) Basel II
5 11 (0.81%) CRD IV
5 11 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.74%) MiFID
7 6 (0.44%) Basel III
7 6 (0.44%) EMIR
8 5 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.29%) IAS 39
9 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.22%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.22%) SEPA
10 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.074%) FATCA
11 1 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.074%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.37%) Nagios
2 5 (0.37%) RSA Archer
2 5 (0.37%) SCCM
3 4 (0.29%) Control-M
4 3 (0.22%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.22%) Nessus
4 3 (0.22%) OpenView
4 3 (0.22%) OVSD
5 2 (0.15%) EnCase
6 1 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.074%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.074%) FTK
6 1 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.074%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.074%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.074%) Puppet
6 1 (0.074%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 185 (13.60%) Oracle
3 72 (5.29%) SAP
4 52 (3.82%) Cognos
5 39 (2.87%) HP
5 39 (2.87%) Hyperion
6 33 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.06%) Tableau
8 27 (1.99%) Murex
9 25 (1.84%) VMware
10 24 (1.76%) Cisco
11 22 (1.62%) Bloomberg
12 20 (1.47%) Calypso
13 19 (1.40%) Informatica
14 18 (1.32%) IBM
15 17 (1.25%) Reuters
16 14 (1.03%) Citrix
17 7 (0.51%) Pegasus
18 6 (0.44%) Charles River
18 6 (0.44%) Sage
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago