The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Analyst
Rank 781 833 725
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 115 96 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 100 69 148
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,450 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.12%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Functional Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Analyst over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Functional Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional 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 Functional Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +44 108 £52,500 +14.13% 7
London +29 39 £55,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +24 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Yorkshire +32 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Midlands -6 13 £52,500 -4.54%
City of London +28 11 £56,250 -10.00% 1
East of England +2 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West +7 10 £47,500 +35.71%
Birmingham -9 10 £52,500 -4.54%
Leeds - 10 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 9 £47,500 -
East Midlands +15 8 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Scotland +13 6 £55,000 +25.00%
Glasgow +7 6 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +5 5 £50,500 +12.22% 1
North West +4 4 £40,000 -20.00%
South East 0 4 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £26,250 - 1
Harlow - 4 £41,500 -
Northampton - 4 £26,250 - 1
Essex - 4 £41,500 -
Bradford -11 3 - -
Luton -13 3 £50,500 +12.22% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £52,500 +6.06%
Manchester -1 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Nottingham -9 2 £52,500 +6.06%
Harrogate - 2 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title.

1 126 (53.39%) Finance
2 111 (47.03%) Oracle
3 77 (32.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 74 (31.36%) Oracle EBS
5 65 (27.54%) SQL
6 57 (24.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 56 (23.73%) Oracle Receivables
8 53 (22.46%) ERP
9 50 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (19.07%) Oracle Payables
11 43 (18.22%) Oracle Financials
12 41 (17.37%) Oracle Applications
13 38 (16.10%) Pegasus
14 34 (14.41%) MS Excel
15 33 (13.98%) Project Management
15 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (13.56%) Oracle BI EE
16 32 (13.56%) Test Scripting
16 32 (13.56%) Workflow
16 32 (13.56%) Oracle Assets
17 31 (13.14%) SAP
17 31 (13.14%) Functional Testing
18 26 (11.02%) Oracle iProcurement
18 26 (11.02%) PL/SQL
19 25 (10.59%) MS Office
19 25 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (8.90%) Degree
20 21 (8.90%) ITIL
21 20 (8.47%) MS Visio
21 20 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.93%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.59%) MS Office
3 20 (8.47%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.78%) MS Project
4 16 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (32.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 74 (31.36%) Oracle EBS
3 57 (24.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 56 (23.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 45 (19.07%) Oracle Payables
6 43 (18.22%) Oracle Financials
7 41 (17.37%) Oracle Applications
8 32 (13.56%) Oracle Assets
9 26 (11.02%) Oracle iProcurement
10 18 (7.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 13 (5.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 13 (5.51%) Oracle SCM
12 12 (5.08%) Oracle 11i
13 11 (4.66%) Oracle FAH
14 10 (4.24%) Oracle Cash Management
15 9 (3.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 8 (3.39%) SAP SD
16 8 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
17 6 (2.54%) Oracle ERP
17 6 (2.54%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) CTI
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (6.78%) MS Access
4 14 (5.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (5.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 10 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.12%) Toad
3 3 (1.27%) LSMW
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 126 (53.39%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Banking
3 13 (5.51%) Legal
4 10 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.24%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.81%) General Ledger
5 9 (3.81%) Law
6 8 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.97%) Billing
8 6 (2.54%) Retail
9 4 (1.69%) Front Office
10 3 (1.27%) French Language
10 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Marketing
12 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) .NET
2 5 (2.12%) J2EE
3 4 (1.69%) XML
4 2 (0.85%) EDI
5 1 (0.42%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) NHS
2 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.27%) Derivative
4 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.85%) Replication
5 2 (0.85%) FMCG
5 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
5 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.85%) Equities
5 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Kindle
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.42%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) Linux
2 12 (5.08%) UNIX
3 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.46%) ERP
2 50 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (13.98%) Project Management
3 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.56%) Test Scripting
4 32 (13.56%) Workflow
5 31 (13.14%) Functional Testing
6 25 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (8.90%) ITIL
8 20 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (8.05%) Change Management
10 18 (7.63%) Integration Testing
11 17 (7.20%) CRM
12 16 (6.78%) Automated Testing
13 15 (6.36%) Business Analysis
13 15 (6.36%) E-business
14 14 (5.93%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.93%) Regression Testing
14 14 (5.93%) Compatibility Testing
14 14 (5.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.54%) SQL
2 26 (11.02%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.54%) C#
4 4 (1.69%) Java
4 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.27%) Korn
5 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.27%) ABAP
6 1 (0.42%) R
6 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Degree
2 18 (7.63%) ISEB
3 4 (1.69%) CIMA
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) QA
2 10 (4.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (47.03%) Oracle
2 38 (16.10%) Pegasus
3 31 (13.14%) SAP
4 18 (7.63%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.36%) Hyperion
6 10 (4.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.12%) ATG
8 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.27%) webMethods
8 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.85%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.85%) Retek
9 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.85%) Endeca
10 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.42%) FFastFill
10 1 (0.42%) GL TRADE
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe
10 1 (0.42%) Fidessa
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