The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 765 741 781
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 139 130 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 107
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Services Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst within the UK.

Financial Services Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Financial Services Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +2 134 £45,000 -18.18% 10
London -18 40 £58,750 -6.00% 8
South East -1 34 £45,000 +0.55%
Surrey +27 27 £45,000 -
Manchester +11 16 £32,500 -33.67%
North West -5 16 £32,500 -33.67%
West Midlands -19 14 £41,500 -10.75%
Yorkshire -36 14 £37,500 +4.89%
South West -10 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Birmingham -12 10 £41,500 -10.75%
West Yorkshire -38 10 £37,500 +10.29%
Bradford -3 8 £37,500 -
Epsom - 8 £45,000 -
Bath -7 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -17 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton +8 5 £75,000 +57.89%
Hampshire -7 5 £75,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -9 5 £49,500 +23.75%
City of London -14 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Wales +4 4 £42,750 +42.50% 1
South Wales 0 4 £42,750 +42.50% 1
North Yorkshire -9 4 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire -11 4 £54,750 +15.26%
Harrogate - 4 £47,500 -
Northampton -16 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Bristol - 3 £58,065 - 1
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Newport +12 2 £44,375 +47.91%
Leeds -34 2 £35,750 -35.00%
Hereford - 2 £35,000 -

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title.

1 293 (100.00%) Finance
2 181 (61.77%) Business Analysis
3 75 (25.60%) Banking
4 59 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (17.75%) ISEB
6 50 (17.06%) Data Analysis
7 49 (16.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (15.36%) Waterfall
9 40 (13.65%) UML
10 35 (11.95%) MS Visio
11 33 (11.26%) Use Case
12 31 (10.58%) Degree
13 30 (10.24%) PRINCE2
13 30 (10.24%) QA
14 28 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (8.87%) Project Management
16 24 (8.19%) Investment Banking
17 23 (7.85%) MS Excel
18 21 (7.17%) SQL
19 20 (6.83%) BPMN
20 19 (6.48%) SWIFT
20 19 (6.48%) Scrum
21 18 (6.14%) Change Management
21 18 (6.14%) MS Office
22 17 (5.80%) E-Commerce
22 17 (5.80%) Back Office
22 17 (5.80%) Retail
23 16 (5.46%) User Stories
23 16 (5.46%) Oracle
24 14 (4.78%) Asset Management

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (11.95%) MS Visio
2 23 (7.85%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.14%) MS Office
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 293 (100.00%) Finance
2 75 (25.60%) Banking
3 24 (8.19%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.80%) Back Office
4 17 (5.80%) Retail
5 14 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.75%) Front Office
8 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 4 (1.37%) Advertising
10 3 (1.02%) Automotive
10 3 (1.02%) Legal
10 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.02%) XML
3 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.68%) SOAP
3 2 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) FIXML
4 1 (0.34%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.48%) SWIFT
2 12 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.41%) Fixed Income
3 10 (3.41%) Derivative
3 10 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.07%) Economics
4 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.73%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.05%) Equities
7 5 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (1.71%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (61.77%) Business Analysis
2 59 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (17.06%) Data Analysis
4 49 (16.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (15.36%) Waterfall
6 40 (13.65%) UML
7 33 (11.26%) Use Case
8 30 (10.24%) PRINCE2
9 28 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (8.87%) Project Management
11 20 (6.83%) BPMN
12 19 (6.48%) Scrum
13 18 (6.14%) Change Management
14 17 (5.80%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.46%) User Stories
16 14 (4.78%) Asset Management
16 14 (4.78%) Investment Management
17 13 (4.44%) Data Modelling
18 12 (4.10%) RUP
19 11 (3.75%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.17%) SQL
2 5 (1.71%) Java
3 3 (1.02%) Python
4 2 (0.68%) C
4 2 (0.68%) C#
4 2 (0.68%) VB
5 1 (0.34%) VBA
5 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.34%) VBScript
5 1 (0.34%) Perl
5 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (17.75%) ISEB
2 31 (10.58%) Degree
3 7 (2.39%) PMP
3 7 (2.39%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.68%) APMP
5 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.24%) QA
2 7 (2.39%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (5.46%) Oracle
2 12 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.68%) Cognos
4 2 (0.68%) Informatica
5 1 (0.34%) HP
5 1 (0.34%) Siebel
5 1 (0.34%) SAP
5 1 (0.34%) Open Text
5 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
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