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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 765 760 738
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 134 113 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 106 93 128
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,600 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -20 127 £45,000 - 22
London +23 66 £65,000 +30.00% 8
South East +6 36 £36,750 -26.50% 7
Berkshire +6 15 £23,500 -47.77% 1
City of London -3 11 £60,000 - 5
North West -19 8 £41,750 -7.22% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £31,250 - 3
Manchester -13 5 £27,500 -12.69%
Oxfordshire - 5 £36,750 -
Surrey -4 4 £44,000 -7.36%
East Midlands -17 4 £22,500 -37.50%
South West -24 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Dorset - 4 £65,000 -
Oxford - 4 £36,750 -
Bournemouth - 4 £65,000 -
Reading -4 3 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -22 3 £55,500 +5.71%
West Yorkshire -35 3 £30,000 -30.23% 2
Yorkshire -43 3 £30,000 -30.63% 2
Scotland - 3 £70,000 - 2
Slough - 3 £22,000 -
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £22,500 -
Leeds - 3 £30,000 -
Derby - 3 £22,500 -
Bracknell -3 2 £23,500 - 1
East of England -30 2 £30,250 -24.37% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 - 1

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Finance
2 91 (29.74%) SQL
3 70 (22.88%) Oracle
4 52 (16.99%) MS Excel
5 50 (16.34%) SAP
6 47 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (14.05%) Degree
8 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
9 39 (12.75%) ERP
10 38 (12.42%) Data Analysis
11 34 (11.11%) Banking
11 34 (11.11%) CIMA
12 33 (10.78%) ACCA
13 32 (10.46%) General Ledger
14 28 (9.15%) Business Analysis
15 27 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (8.50%) VBA
17 25 (8.17%) Cognos
17 25 (8.17%) Oracle General Ledger
18 24 (7.84%) Financial Modelling
18 24 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (7.19%) Management Information System
19 22 (7.19%) CODA
19 22 (7.19%) SQL Server
20 19 (6.21%) QA
21 18 (5.88%) SAP FI
21 18 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
22 17 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
22 17 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
22 17 (5.56%) Project Management

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (3.27%) SAS
2 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (8.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 18 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (5.88%) SAP FI
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (5.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (5.23%) SAP CO
5 15 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (4.58%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (4.58%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (4.58%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (4.58%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (2.61%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (1.96%) HFM
8 6 (1.96%) FRx
8 6 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (1.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) PPP
2 2 (0.65%) Broadband
2 2 (0.65%) FTP
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) 3G
2 2 (0.65%) 2G
2 2 (0.65%) 4G
2 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) SAN
3 1 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.58%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (4.25%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.29%) Essbase
7 5 (1.63%) MS Access
7 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.63%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.63%) Cognos Query Studio
8 4 (1.31%) Hyperion Smart View
8 4 (1.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (0.98%) OLAP
9 3 (0.98%) Big Data
9 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.65%) ProClarity
10 2 (0.65%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.65%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Selenium
2 2 (0.65%) WebLOAD
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.65%) JBehave
2 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 306 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (11.11%) Banking
3 32 (10.46%) General Ledger
4 13 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.25%) Law
4 13 (4.25%) Legal
5 12 (3.92%) Billing
6 11 (3.59%) Back Office
6 11 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.61%) Advertising
8 6 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.63%) Retail
10 4 (1.31%) Marketing
11 3 (0.98%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) .NET
2 3 (0.98%) Web Services
3 2 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) CGI
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.58%) Hedge funds
3 9 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 8 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.61%) Statistics
5 7 (2.29%) Kindle
5 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.96%) STB
7 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.98%) FMCG
7 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Economics
8 2 (0.65%) Derivative
8 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.65%) Equities
8 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.33%) PMI
9 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.25%) Windows
2 7 (2.29%) UNIX
3 6 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (12.75%) ERP
3 38 (12.42%) Data Analysis
4 28 (9.15%) Business Analysis
5 27 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (7.84%) Financial Modelling
6 24 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.56%) Project Management
8 16 (5.23%) Data Management
8 16 (5.23%) Cash Management
8 16 (5.23%) Analytics
9 15 (4.90%) Data Governance
10 13 (4.25%) Data Modelling
11 12 (3.92%) ITIL
11 12 (3.92%) Change Management
12 11 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.59%) Financial Analysis
13 10 (3.27%) Use Case
13 10 (3.27%) Practice Management
14 9 (2.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.74%) SQL
2 26 (8.50%) VBA
3 11 (3.59%) PL/SQL
3 11 (3.59%) VB
4 8 (2.61%) Java
5 7 (2.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.96%) C#
7 5 (1.63%) C++
7 5 (1.63%) Python
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.05%) Degree
2 34 (11.11%) CIMA
3 33 (10.78%) ACCA
4 14 (4.58%) AAT
5 4 (1.31%) ISEB
6 2 (0.65%) MBA
6 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) IIBA
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) QA
2 13 (4.25%) SLA
3 7 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.29%) COREP
3 7 (2.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.96%) FINREP
5 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (22.88%) Oracle
2 50 (16.34%) SAP
3 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.17%) Cognos
5 22 (7.19%) CODA
6 15 (4.90%) Business Objects
7 11 (3.59%) Sun
8 9 (2.94%) Sage
9 8 (2.61%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.96%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.96%) Remedy
11 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.31%) SYSPRO
13 3 (0.98%) Norkom
13 3 (0.98%) Mantas
13 3 (0.98%) Actimize
14 2 (0.65%) Huawei
14 2 (0.65%) BT
14 2 (0.65%) Ericsson
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