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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 792 740 758
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 110 136 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 127
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -36 104 £45,000 -15.88% 8
London -54 35 £61,250 +2.08% 4
West Midlands -25 16 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Yorkshire -27 16 £37,500 -31.81% 1
South East -10 14 £45,000 +0.55%
Birmingham -24 13 £42,500 +10.38% 1
West Yorkshire -31 12 £37,500 -31.81% 1
North West -10 10 £32,500 -33.67%
Bradford -9 9 £37,500 -
Surrey - 9 £44,000 -
Manchester +5 7 £30,000 -38.77%
South West -24 7 £58,065 +29.03% 2
East Midlands +3 6 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London -7 5 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire -19 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Bristol - 5 £58,225 - 1
Southampton +4 4 £63,750 +34.21%
Hampshire -5 4 £63,750 +15.90%
North Yorkshire -15 4 £47,500 -
Epsom - 4 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £47,500 -
South Wales +8 3 £43,000 +43.33%
Wales -1 3 £43,000 +43.33%
Northampton -19 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds -34 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Cheshire - 3 £41,250 -
Newport +14 2 £44,375 +47.91%
Somerset -13 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Bath -16 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh -20 2 £50,000 +11.11% 3

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Finance
2 170 (60.50%) Business Analysis
3 70 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (21.00%) Banking
5 56 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (19.22%) ISEB
8 48 (17.08%) Data Analysis
9 45 (16.01%) Waterfall
10 42 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (12.46%) UML
12 31 (11.03%) MS Visio
13 27 (9.61%) Degree
13 27 (9.61%) PRINCE2
14 26 (9.25%) Project Management
15 24 (8.54%) QA
15 24 (8.54%) Use Case
16 23 (8.19%) MS Excel
17 20 (7.12%) MS Office
17 20 (7.12%) Coaching
18 18 (6.41%) Mentoring
18 18 (6.41%) BPMN
18 18 (6.41%) SQL
18 18 (6.41%) Change Management
18 18 (6.41%) Scrum
19 17 (6.05%) Asset Management
19 17 (6.05%) Investment Banking
19 17 (6.05%) E-Commerce
20 13 (4.63%) SWIFT
20 13 (4.63%) Wealth Management

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (11.03%) MS Visio
2 23 (8.19%) MS Excel
3 20 (7.12%) MS Office
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.49%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.71%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) HTTP
1 2 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
General
1 281 (100.00%) Finance
2 59 (21.00%) Banking
3 17 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.63%) Retail
4 13 (4.63%) Back Office
5 12 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.20%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.85%) Front Office
8 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
8 3 (1.07%) Marketing
8 3 (1.07%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.20%) .NET
2 3 (1.07%) XML
3 2 (0.71%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) FIXML
4 1 (0.36%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.63%) SWIFT
3 10 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.20%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.20%) Economics
5 8 (2.85%) Derivative
6 5 (1.78%) Equities
6 5 (1.78%) User Experience
7 4 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.42%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (60.50%) Business Analysis
2 70 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (17.08%) Data Analysis
5 45 (16.01%) Waterfall
6 42 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (12.46%) UML
8 27 (9.61%) PRINCE2
9 26 (9.25%) Project Management
10 24 (8.54%) Use Case
11 20 (7.12%) Coaching
12 18 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.41%) BPMN
12 18 (6.41%) Scrum
12 18 (6.41%) Change Management
13 17 (6.05%) Asset Management
13 17 (6.05%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.63%) RUP
14 13 (4.63%) Wealth Management
15 12 (4.27%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (1.07%) Java
3 2 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (19.22%) ISEB
2 27 (9.61%) Degree
3 6 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.42%) APMP
5 3 (1.07%) PMP
5 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.54%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (4.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.27%) Oracle
3 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.71%) Cognos
4 2 (0.71%) Informatica
5 1 (0.36%) Siebel
5 1 (0.36%) SAP
5 1 (0.36%) Open Text
5 1 (0.36%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.36%) HP
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