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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 798 784 676
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 92 149 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 65 125 189
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £64,000 £76,250
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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -41 86 £50,000 +17.64% 66
London +2 41 £67,500 +31.06% 16
North West +29 22 £41,000 +18.84% 5
Manchester +17 13 £41,000 +20.58% 2
City of London +16 12 £67,500 +35.00% 8
East of England +24 9 £42,250 +5.62%
West Midlands -25 9 £35,250 +85.52% 10
Cheshire +17 8 £44,750 -5.78%
Bedfordshire +29 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland +20 5 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Luton - 3 £39,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £41,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 - -
East Midlands +19 2 £37,135 -7.16% 13
Edinburgh +13 2 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -6 2 £30,500 - 2
Reading -7 2 £30,500 - 2
South East -20 2 £30,500 -22.78% 5
Cardiff -5 1 £40,000 +70.21%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Wales -6 1 £40,000 +56.86%
South Wales -10 1 £40,000 +56.86%
Birmingham -18 1 £34,000 +78.94% 4
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £31,770 - 5
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
Watford - 1 £30,000 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (42.64%) Risk Management
1 84 (42.64%) Finance
2 57 (28.93%) Credit Risk
3 52 (26.40%) Banking
4 40 (20.30%) Risk Assessment
5 38 (19.29%) SQL
6 36 (18.27%) Information Security
7 35 (17.77%) Degree
8 33 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (15.74%) Market Risk
10 30 (15.23%) SAS
11 26 (13.20%) Analytics
12 23 (11.68%) Front Office
12 23 (11.68%) MS Excel
12 23 (11.68%) QA
12 23 (11.68%) Risk Analysis
13 22 (11.17%) COBIT
13 22 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (9.64%) MS Office
15 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
15 17 (8.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 17 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (8.12%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (7.61%) Legal
18 14 (7.11%) Investment Banking
18 14 (7.11%) Stress Testing
18 14 (7.11%) CRISC
19 13 (6.60%) Hedge funds
19 13 (6.60%) Retail
19 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (15.23%) SAS
2 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.64%) MS Office
3 17 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) SPSS
6 1 (0.51%) EViews
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) ICMP
2 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.52%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
General
1 84 (42.64%) Finance
2 52 (26.40%) Banking
3 23 (11.68%) Front Office
4 15 (7.61%) Legal
5 14 (7.11%) Investment Banking
6 13 (6.60%) Retail
7 9 (4.57%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.05%) Marketing
9 5 (2.54%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.02%) Automotive
11 2 (1.02%) Law
12 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.52%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) WPF
2 1 (0.51%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.93%) Credit Risk
2 33 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (15.74%) Market Risk
4 13 (6.60%) Hedge funds
5 12 (6.09%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.09%) Derivative
6 11 (5.58%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.06%) Statistics
8 7 (3.55%) Reference Data
8 7 (3.55%) Fixed Income
9 6 (3.05%) Economics
10 5 (2.54%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.02%) Equities
11 2 (1.02%) Tandem
11 2 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.09%) Windows
2 10 (5.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) Risk Management
2 40 (20.30%) Risk Assessment
3 36 (18.27%) Information Security
4 26 (13.20%) Analytics
5 23 (11.68%) Risk Analysis
6 22 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.12%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (7.11%) Stress Testing
9 13 (6.60%) IT Governance
9 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (5.08%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.57%) Validation
12 9 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.57%) ITIL
13 8 (4.06%) Project Management
13 8 (4.06%) Data Security
13 8 (4.06%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.29%) SQL
2 7 (3.55%) VBA
3 6 (3.05%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.54%) R
5 3 (1.52%) Python
5 3 (1.52%) C
6 2 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (1.02%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) VBScript
7 1 (0.51%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 35 (17.77%) Degree
2 14 (7.11%) CRISC
3 9 (4.57%) ISACA
3 9 (4.57%) CISSP
4 8 (4.06%) CISM
5 4 (2.03%) CISA
6 2 (1.02%) EnCE
6 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) CFA
7 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.51%) MBA
7 1 (0.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) QA
2 22 (11.17%) COBIT
3 17 (8.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (3.55%) COSO
5 7 (3.55%) FINREP
6 6 (3.05%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.03%) COREP
7 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.51%) Basel III
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.51%) Basel II
8 1 (0.51%) EMIR
8 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.06%) Sybase
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.05%) Algorithmics
5 4 (2.03%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.51%) Teradata
7 1 (0.51%) Netezza
7 1 (0.51%) Murex
7 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
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