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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 797 718 776
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 105 166 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 88 134 99
Average salary £48,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £43,085
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.16%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014 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 27 November 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 -85 102 £48,000 +15.66% 8
Yorkshire -18 35 £32,500 -27.77% 4
London -6 24 £52,500 -3.66% 2
West Yorkshire -11 20 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East -22 15 £48,000 +1.05%
East of England -23 13 £55,000 +44.73% 1
North Yorkshire - 13 £30,000 - 1
Harrogate - 13 £30,000 - 1
Leeds -9 11 £46,250 -7.50% 2
City of London +33 8 £52,500 -10.63%
Hertfordshire -18 8 £55,000 +36.64% 1
East Midlands +18 6 £57,500 +79.68%
Hampshire -11 6 £48,000 +16.36%
Bradford -17 6 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Berkshire +15 4 £52,500 -19.23%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 4 £30,000 +13.20%
North West -10 4 £50,000 +163.15% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 4 £30,000 +13.20%
North East -18 4 £30,000 -28.57%
Essex -6 3 £40,000 +3.22%
Surrey -15 3 £57,000 +14.00%
Derbyshire +10 2 £41,500 +29.68%
Bedfordshire -9 2 £51,750 +36.18%
Watford -17 2 £50,000 +51.51%
Nottingham - 2 £57,500 -
Luton - 2 £51,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £57,500 -
Reading +1 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Glasgow -1 1 £30,000 +1.69%
Crawley -4 1 £47,500 -13.63%

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 87 (48.33%) Finance
2 85 (47.22%) Oracle
3 63 (35.00%) Oracle EBS
4 55 (30.56%) SQL
5 44 (24.44%) ERP
6 41 (22.78%) Degree
7 39 (21.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 39 (21.67%) Oracle Payables
8 38 (21.11%) Test Scripting
8 38 (21.11%) Oracle Financials
9 37 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (20.56%) Oracle Receivables
9 37 (20.56%) Functional Testing
10 36 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
11 30 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
12 27 (15.00%) PL/SQL
13 25 (13.89%) SAP
14 24 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (12.22%) Oracle Discoverer
15 22 (12.22%) Pegasus
16 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
18 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
19 17 (9.44%) Retail
20 16 (8.89%) Banking
20 16 (8.89%) SLA
20 16 (8.89%) Project Management
21 15 (8.33%) Workflow
22 14 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
22 14 (7.78%) Oracle Reports

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (35.00%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (21.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 39 (21.67%) Oracle Payables
3 38 (21.11%) Oracle Financials
4 37 (20.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 36 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
6 30 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 20 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (7.78%) Oracle iProcurement
9 12 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 10 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
11 9 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (4.44%) SAP FI
12 8 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
12 8 (4.44%) SAP CO
12 8 (4.44%) Oracle SCM
13 7 (3.89%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
14 6 (3.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 5 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.22%) Oracle Discoverer
2 14 (7.78%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (3.33%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.67%) Selenium
4 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.67%) PeopleTools
5 2 (1.11%) Toad
6 1 (0.56%) ProC
General
1 87 (48.33%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Retail
3 16 (8.89%) Banking
4 10 (5.56%) Legal
5 8 (4.44%) Marketing
6 7 (3.89%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.89%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.78%) German Language
8 4 (2.22%) Billing
8 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) SOAP
2 2 (1.11%) .NET
2 2 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.22%) E-Learning
3 3 (1.67%) Data Conversion
3 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.56%) FMCG
4 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.22%) UNIX
2 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.67%) Android
2 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.44%) ERP
2 38 (21.11%) Test Scripting
3 37 (20.56%) Functional Testing
3 37 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.89%) Project Management
6 15 (8.33%) Workflow
7 11 (6.11%) Migration
7 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.11%) CRM
8 10 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 9 (5.00%) Use Case
9 9 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.89%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.89%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.89%) Change Management
10 7 (3.89%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.33%) BPR
11 6 (3.33%) Cash Management
12 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.56%) SQL
2 27 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (22.78%) Degree
2 13 (7.22%) ISEB
3 8 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) SLA
2 9 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (47.22%) Oracle
2 25 (13.89%) SAP
3 22 (12.22%) Pegasus
4 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.11%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (3.33%) Siebel
7 3 (1.67%) Cognos
7 3 (1.67%) HP
7 3 (1.67%) CA
7 3 (1.67%) Apple
7 3 (1.67%) ATG
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.56%) Saba
9 1 (0.56%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.56%) Endeca
9 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) Primavera
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