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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 791 752 742
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 105 188 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85 153 114
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,995 £25,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
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 4 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 4 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 -52 100 £52,500 +23.52% 17
London +21 70 £55,000 +22.22% 6
City of London +13 17 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East +3 14 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +27 10 £30,000 -
East of England +14 7 £53,750 +65.38% 1
Epsom - 6 - -
Hertfordshire -14 5 £55,000 +100.00%
South West -28 3 £46,250 +79.61% 6
Staines - 3 £30,000 -
Scotland +18 2 £40,000 +29.03%
Yorkshire +10 2 £46,250 +98.92%
North Yorkshire +8 2 £46,250 +98.92%
North West +5 2 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Bristol -3 2 £46,250 +27.58% 3
Hemel Hempstead -25 2 £53,750 +43.33%
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Middlesex +10 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Exmouth -1 1 - - 2
East Midlands -9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Devon -17 1 - - 2
Birmingham -17 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £23,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £23,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £23,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £42,500 -
Colchester - 1 £24,000 -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Finance
2 60 (30.30%) SQL
3 45 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 40 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 37 (18.69%) Banking
7 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
8 30 (15.15%) Oracle
8 30 (15.15%) Project Management
9 28 (14.14%) SAP
9 28 (14.14%) Degree
10 27 (13.64%) Law
11 25 (12.63%) CIMA
12 24 (12.12%) ACCA
12 24 (12.12%) Windows
13 22 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 20 (10.10%) Legal
14 20 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (10.10%) Billing
14 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (9.09%) Change Management
16 17 (8.59%) ITIL
17 16 (8.08%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (7.07%) Retail
18 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (7.07%) QlikView
18 14 (7.07%) Analytics
19 13 (6.57%) Performance Management
19 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (4.55%) IIS
2 6 (3.03%) SAS
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.54%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.03%) HFM
4 5 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.02%) Agresso
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.52%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) Intranet
2 5 (2.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) DHCP
3 1 (0.51%) PPP
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.08%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.07%) QlikView
4 11 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
General
1 198 (100.00%) Finance
2 37 (18.69%) Banking
3 27 (13.64%) Law
4 20 (10.10%) Legal
4 20 (10.10%) Billing
5 14 (7.07%) Retail
6 13 (6.57%) Front Office
6 13 (6.57%) Back Office
7 9 (4.55%) Marketing
8 8 (4.04%) General Ledger
9 7 (3.54%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.52%) Advertising
11 3 (1.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.53%) Derivative
3 5 (2.53%) Statistics
4 4 (2.02%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.02%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.01%) EPoS
6 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Equities
7 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.12%) Windows
2 13 (6.57%) UNIX
3 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.15%) Project Management
2 22 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 20 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.09%) Change Management
5 17 (8.59%) ITIL
6 14 (7.07%) Analytics
7 13 (6.57%) Performance Management
7 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.57%) Workflow
7 13 (6.57%) Data Modelling
8 12 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
8 12 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (4.55%) Document Management
10 9 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.55%) ERP
11 8 (4.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.53%) Perl
4 3 (1.52%) VBA
4 3 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) R
5 1 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) Degree
2 25 (12.63%) CIMA
3 24 (12.12%) ACCA
4 7 (3.54%) ISEB
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.53%) MCSE
6 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.01%) AAT
7 2 (1.01%) CCA
7 2 (1.01%) EnCE
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.51%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) COREP
1 4 (2.02%) FINREP
1 4 (2.02%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.52%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.01%) GAAP
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.15%) Oracle
3 28 (14.14%) SAP
4 13 (6.57%) Sun
5 11 (5.56%) HP
6 9 (4.55%) OpenText
6 9 (4.55%) Hyperion
7 8 (4.04%) Sybase
7 8 (4.04%) VMware
8 7 (3.54%) Cognos
9 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.02%) Teradata
10 4 (2.02%) IBM
11 3 (1.52%) NetSuite
11 3 (1.52%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.52%) Siebel
11 3 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.01%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.51%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.51%) Epicor
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