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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 785 769 768
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 93 124 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72 94 91
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,250 £31,725
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -27 90 £51,250 +13.88% 22
London 0 53 £60,000 +33.33% 11
South East -18 17 £52,500 - 3
City of London +2 13 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Surrey 0 6 £60,000 +71.42% 1
East of England -21 6 £28,000 -34.11% 2
East Midlands - 6 £25,000 - 3
Chertsey - 6 £60,000 -
Northampton - 5 £25,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 4 £28,000 -34.11% 2
West Yorkshire -2 4 £35,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -11 4 £35,000 -30.00%
West Midlands -17 4 £27,500 -21.88% 1
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Luton - 3 - - 2
Bradford - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
Longfield - 2 £29,500 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Kent - 2 £29,500 -
Telford - 2 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £27,500 -
Wales - 2 £28,750 -
Reading 0 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds 0 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Cheshire -6 1 £27,500 -31.25%

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Finance
2 52 (27.51%) SQL
3 36 (19.05%) SAP
3 36 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
4 32 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
5 26 (13.76%) Project Management
5 26 (13.76%) Legal
6 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (11.64%) ERP
7 22 (11.64%) Law
8 21 (11.11%) Oracle
9 20 (10.58%) Degree
9 20 (10.58%) Banking
10 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (8.47%) Billing
12 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (6.88%) SAP CO
13 13 (6.88%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.88%) CIMA
13 13 (6.88%) SAP FI
13 13 (6.88%) ITIL
14 12 (6.35%) Workflow
14 12 (6.35%) Retail
15 11 (5.82%) General Ledger
15 11 (5.82%) Oracle EBS
15 11 (5.82%) Windows

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.76%) SAS
1 9 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) MS Office
3 6 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.88%) SAP CO
1 13 (6.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (6.88%) SAP FI
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.65%) SAP ERP
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.59%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.59%) HFM
6 3 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (1.59%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.06%) Agresso
7 2 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) Intranet
2 5 (2.65%) Internet
3 4 (2.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.82%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.29%) QlikView
5 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.59%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) MS Access
11 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (2.12%) LoadRunner
1 4 (2.12%) Selenium
1 4 (2.12%) WebLOAD
1 4 (2.12%) JBehave
1 4 (2.12%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Legal
3 22 (11.64%) Law
4 20 (10.58%) Banking
5 16 (8.47%) Billing
6 12 (6.35%) Retail
7 11 (5.82%) General Ledger
8 9 (4.76%) Back Office
9 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
9 6 (3.17%) Marketing
10 5 (2.65%) Advertising
11 4 (2.12%) Front Office
12 3 (1.59%) Publishing
13 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.65%) .NET
2 4 (2.12%) Web Services
3 3 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.06%) XML
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) Spring
5 1 (0.53%) Java EE
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) jQuery
5 1 (0.53%) XHTML
5 1 (0.53%) CGI
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.65%) Statistics
3 5 (2.65%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.12%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.12%) Life Science
5 3 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.59%) EPoS
6 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Kindle
7 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.59%) UNIX
5 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.76%) Project Management
2 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (11.64%) ERP
4 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (6.88%) ITIL
7 12 (6.35%) Workflow
8 7 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (3.70%) Change Management
9 6 (3.17%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (3.17%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.17%) Financial Analysis
9 6 (3.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (2.65%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.65%) Document Management
10 5 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (2.65%) Performance Testing
10 5 (2.65%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.51%) SQL
2 9 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.59%) Java
4 2 (1.06%) VB
4 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.06%) VBA
5 1 (0.53%) ABAP
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (10.58%) Degree
2 13 (6.88%) CIMA
3 10 (5.29%) ACCA
4 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.65%) MCSE
6 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.12%) PMP
6 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (2.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.59%) ISEB
7 3 (1.59%) CCA
8 2 (1.06%) AAT
9 1 (0.53%) IIBA
9 1 (0.53%) CBAP
9 1 (0.53%) MBA
9 1 (0.53%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) COREP
2 6 (3.17%) FINREP
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) GAAP
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (19.05%) SAP
1 36 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (5.29%) Cognos
3 10 (5.29%) Hyperion
4 8 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 8 (4.23%) HP
5 7 (3.70%) Sun
6 5 (2.65%) Open Text
6 5 (2.65%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.12%) BT
7 4 (2.12%) CODA
8 3 (1.59%) Sage
8 3 (1.59%) Calypso
8 3 (1.59%) Murex
8 3 (1.59%) Sybase
9 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
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