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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 794 695 722
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 102 187 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 128 144
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.64%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 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 17 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 -120 95 £42,500 -5.55% 51
London -96 36 £45,000 -30.76% 28
West Midlands +3 15 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Birmingham +7 13 £38,500 -4.93%
South East -13 11 £38,500 -2.53% 4
Yorkshire -27 11 £37,000 +26.49% 8
East of England -10 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West -12 10 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Hertfordshire +1 9 £55,000 +26.43% 1
Scotland -4 7 £32,500 - 2
Potters Bar - 7 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -8 6 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -31 6 £36,250 +23.93% 6
Surrey -7 5 £39,500 +1.93% 1
City of London -22 5 £41,000 -31.66% 9
Manchester +3 4 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire -11 4 £46,250 +20.12% 1
Leeds -28 4 £38,750 +84.52% 2
Knutsford -5 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire +9 2 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 +14.28% 1
South West -24 2 £40,500 - 3
Swindon - 2 £40,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 2 £37,500 - 1
York - 2 £36,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,500 -
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Reigate - 2 £42,250 - 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 176 (73.33%) Finance
2 86 (35.83%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (35.00%) Credit Risk
4 75 (31.25%) Degree
5 74 (30.83%) Risk Management
6 63 (26.25%) SAS
7 61 (25.42%) SQL
8 58 (24.17%) Banking
9 50 (20.83%) Information Security
10 45 (18.75%) Analytics
11 36 (15.00%) Retail
12 35 (14.58%) CISSP
13 32 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
14 30 (12.50%) Financial Institution
14 30 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
15 29 (12.08%) CISA
15 29 (12.08%) Base SAS
16 28 (11.67%) Mathematics
17 22 (9.17%) Microsoft
17 22 (9.17%) Data Analysis
17 22 (9.17%) Statistics
18 21 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
19 19 (7.92%) MS Excel
19 19 (7.92%) Business Analysis
19 19 (7.92%) CRISC
20 18 (7.50%) Derivative
21 17 (7.08%) VBA
22 15 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 15 (6.25%) Market Risk
23 14 (5.83%) MS Office

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 63 (26.25%) SAS
2 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) SPSS
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.17%) Network Security
2 4 (1.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) PPP
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.08%) Base SAS
2 9 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.50%) MS Access
4 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Toad
1 7 (2.92%) ERwin
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 176 (73.33%) Finance
2 58 (24.17%) Banking
3 36 (15.00%) Retail
4 30 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.50%) French Language
7 5 (2.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 4 (1.67%) Marketing
9 3 (1.25%) Automotive
9 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.83%) Front Office
10 2 (0.83%) Law
10 2 (0.83%) Military
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) XML
2 2 (0.83%) JSON
2 2 (0.83%) HTML
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) WCF
3 1 (0.42%) WF
3 1 (0.42%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 86 (35.83%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (35.00%) Credit Risk
3 28 (11.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (9.17%) Statistics
5 18 (7.50%) Derivative
6 15 (6.25%) Market Risk
7 9 (3.75%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.92%) Economics
8 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.50%) Equities
10 3 (1.25%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.25%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.83%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.42%) RMADS
12 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.08%) UNIX
1 5 (2.08%) Solaris
2 3 (1.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.83%) Risk Management
2 50 (20.83%) Information Security
3 45 (18.75%) Analytics
4 32 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 30 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
6 22 (9.17%) Data Analysis
7 21 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
8 19 (7.92%) Business Analysis
9 14 (5.83%) Stress Testing
9 14 (5.83%) Security Management
10 13 (5.42%) ITIL
11 12 (5.00%) Quality Management
11 12 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.58%) Statistical Analysis
12 11 (4.58%) Risk Analytics
13 9 (3.75%) Information Security Management
13 9 (3.75%) Project Management
14 8 (3.33%) Business Continuity
15 7 (2.92%) Data Modelling
15 7 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.42%) SQL
2 17 (7.08%) VBA
3 9 (3.75%) C#
4 6 (2.50%) C
5 5 (2.08%) SAS Macro
5 5 (2.08%) Python
6 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.83%) R
7 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) Java
8 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 75 (31.25%) Degree
2 35 (14.58%) CISSP
3 29 (12.08%) CISA
4 19 (7.92%) CRISC
5 14 (5.83%) CISM
6 13 (5.42%) CEH
6 13 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (5.42%) CCNA
6 13 (5.42%) CHFI
7 11 (4.58%) CGEIT
8 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.83%) ISACA
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.42%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.00%) QA
2 12 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.33%) Basel II
4 7 (2.92%) COBIT
5 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.67%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.67%) CRD IV
6 3 (1.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.83%) Basel III
8 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle
3 3 (1.25%) TSYS
4 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.42%) Reuters
5 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.42%) NCR
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Steria
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago