The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 783 760 690
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 102 136 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 118 159
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £25,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.79% +12.85%

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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Risk Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 within the UK.

Risk Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Risk 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 Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 -25 93 £55,000 +29.41% 47
London +28 46 £77,500 +47.61% 21
North West +19 22 £41,000 +17.14% 4
East of England +26 14 £42,250 -15.50%
Manchester +5 11 £41,000 +17.14% 2
City of London +3 10 £77,500 +47.61% 9
Cheshire - 10 £47,000 -
Bedfordshire +23 8 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -16 7 £33,750 -15.62% 7
Luton - 6 £39,500 -
Cardiff -4 5 £22,500 -4.25%
South Wales -7 5 £22,500 -4.25%
Wales -9 5 £22,500 -4.25%
Bury St Edmunds - 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Scotland +11 4 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Glasgow - 3 £41,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +11 1 £47,500 +58.33% 10
Edinburgh +6 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire +1 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Northampton -2 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 5
Birmingham -7 1 £34,000 -1.44% 2
South West -17 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Leeds -19 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire -20 1 - - 5
South East -29 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk 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 Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 88 (45.13%) Finance
2 85 (43.59%) Risk Management
3 53 (27.18%) Banking
4 48 (24.62%) Credit Risk
5 39 (20.00%) Information Security
6 37 (18.97%) Degree
7 36 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
8 35 (17.95%) SQL
9 33 (16.92%) Market Risk
10 31 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (13.33%) Analytics
12 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
12 23 (11.79%) SAS
12 23 (11.79%) Risk Analysis
13 22 (11.28%) QA
14 21 (10.77%) COBIT
15 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (9.23%) MS Office
16 18 (9.23%) Front Office
17 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 15 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 15 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
18 15 (7.69%) Management Information System
18 15 (7.69%) Legal
18 15 (7.69%) Business Analysis
19 14 (7.18%) IT Governance
19 14 (7.18%) Stress Testing
20 13 (6.67%) PCI DSS

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk 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 Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.79%) SAS
2 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.23%) MS Office
3 16 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
5 1 (0.51%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.03%) ICMP
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.54%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) QlikView
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
General
1 88 (45.13%) Finance
2 53 (27.18%) Banking
3 18 (9.23%) Front Office
4 15 (7.69%) Legal
5 12 (6.15%) Investment Banking
6 11 (5.64%) Financial Institution
6 11 (5.64%) Retail
7 6 (3.08%) Marketing
8 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.03%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) Spring
2 1 (0.51%) WPF
2 1 (0.51%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.62%) Credit Risk
2 33 (16.92%) Market Risk
3 31 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.67%) Hedge funds
6 12 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (5.64%) Mathematics
8 10 (5.13%) Derivative
9 8 (4.10%) Fixed Income
9 8 (4.10%) Economics
9 8 (4.10%) Statistics
10 6 (3.08%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.03%) Tandem
12 2 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.08%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.59%) Risk Management
2 39 (20.00%) Information Security
3 36 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
4 26 (13.33%) Analytics
5 23 (11.79%) Risk Analysis
6 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 15 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 14 (7.18%) IT Governance
8 14 (7.18%) Stress Testing
9 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (6.15%) Risk Analytics
10 11 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.62%) ITIL
12 9 (4.62%) Project Management
13 8 (4.10%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.10%) Asset Management
13 8 (4.10%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.95%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) VBA
3 5 (2.56%) Java
4 4 (2.05%) R
4 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
5 3 (1.54%) C
5 3 (1.54%) C#
5 3 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 37 (18.97%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) CRISC
3 10 (5.13%) CISSP
3 10 (5.13%) CISM
4 9 (4.62%) ISACA
5 4 (2.05%) CISA
6 2 (1.03%) CFA
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.51%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) QA
2 21 (10.77%) COBIT
3 16 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (4.10%) COSO
7 6 (3.08%) FINREP
8 5 (2.56%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.54%) COREP
10 1 (0.51%) EMIR
10 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.51%) Basel III
10 1 (0.51%) Basel II
10 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.10%) Algorithmics
3 5 (2.56%) Primavera
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle
4 4 (2.05%) Sybase
4 4 (2.05%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.51%) Teradata
6 1 (0.51%) Netezza
6 1 (0.51%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.51%) Murex
6 1 (0.51%) Calypso
6 1 (0.51%) Apple
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