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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 778 823 717
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -106
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 120 104 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 84 126
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,060
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.27%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +36 111 £55,000 +22.22% 38
London +43 70 £55,000 +6.79% 16
City of London +37 15 £55,000 - 6
East Midlands - 11 £50,000 -
South East +12 8 £38,750 +11.51% 7
West Midlands -5 8 £34,000 -16.04% 5
Nottinghamshire - 7 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -1 6 £20,000 -44.82% 4
Birmingham -6 6 £34,000 -20.00%
North West 0 5 £46,000 +2.22% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Scotland +4 4 £70,000 +67.66% 3
West Yorkshire 0 4 £20,000 -42.85% 4
Edinburgh -2 4 £70,000 +67.66% 3
Bradford - 4 £20,000 -
Manchester +8 3 £48,000 +12.94% 4
Berkshire +11 2 £45,000 +91.48%
East of England +4 2 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Sheffield +1 2 £52,500 +40.00%
South Yorkshire -1 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Leicestershire - 2 £27,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £32,635 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire +9 1 £32,500 -17.72%
Cheshire +8 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Wales 0 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Canary Wharf -2 1 £55,000 +6.79%
South Wales -3 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 111 (54.15%) Finance
2 84 (40.98%) Risk Management
3 64 (31.22%) Credit Risk
4 49 (23.90%) Banking
5 47 (22.93%) Degree
6 43 (20.98%) SQL
7 42 (20.49%) SAS
7 42 (20.49%) Risk Assessment
8 40 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (19.51%) CISSP
9 37 (18.05%) Information Security
10 28 (13.66%) Investment Banking
11 26 (12.68%) Derivative
12 25 (12.20%) Front Office
13 24 (11.71%) Analytics
14 22 (10.73%) Risk Analysis
15 21 (10.24%) MS Excel
16 18 (8.78%) MS Office
16 18 (8.78%) CISA
16 18 (8.78%) Fixed Income
16 18 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (7.80%) Retail
18 16 (7.80%) Oracle
18 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
19 15 (7.32%) UNIX
19 15 (7.32%) CISM
20 14 (6.83%) Equities

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (20.49%) SAS
2 1 (0.49%) IIS
2 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.78%) MS Office
2 18 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.95%) SPSS
4 1 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Primavera
2 2 (0.98%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.90%) Firewall
2 5 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.41%) Base SAS
5 5 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) QlikView
General
1 111 (54.15%) Finance
2 49 (23.90%) Banking
3 28 (13.66%) Investment Banking
4 25 (12.20%) Front Office
5 16 (7.80%) Retail
6 9 (4.39%) Private Banking
7 8 (3.90%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.44%) Automotive
9 4 (1.95%) Marketing
10 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.98%) Law
11 2 (0.98%) Legal
12 1 (0.49%) Games
12 1 (0.49%) Back Office
12 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.46%) XML
2 2 (0.98%) Velocity
3 1 (0.49%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 64 (31.22%) Credit Risk
2 40 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (12.68%) Derivative
4 18 (8.78%) Fixed Income
5 14 (6.83%) Equities
6 12 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (4.88%) Reference Data
8 9 (4.39%) Market Risk
9 8 (3.90%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.44%) Statistics
10 5 (2.44%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.95%) User Experience
11 4 (1.95%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.98%) EPoS
13 2 (0.98%) EFT
13 2 (0.98%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.32%) UNIX
2 8 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.98%) Risk Management
2 42 (20.49%) Risk Assessment
3 37 (18.05%) Information Security
4 24 (11.71%) Analytics
5 22 (10.73%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.83%) Monte Carlo Method
9 13 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (6.34%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (5.85%) Investment Management
10 12 (5.85%) SDLC
11 11 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (5.37%) Validation
12 10 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (4.88%) Straight-Through Processing
13 9 (4.39%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (4.39%) Stress Testing
13 9 (4.39%) ITIL
14 8 (3.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.98%) SQL
2 7 (3.41%) VBA
3 5 (2.44%) Python
3 5 (2.44%) MATLAB
3 5 (2.44%) Perl
3 5 (2.44%) R
4 3 (1.46%) C
5 2 (0.98%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (22.93%) Degree
2 40 (19.51%) CISSP
3 18 (8.78%) CISA
4 15 (7.32%) CISM
5 11 (5.37%) CEH
6 10 (4.88%) CCNA
6 10 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.88%) CHFI
7 7 (3.41%) CRISC
8 4 (1.95%) MBA
9 3 (1.46%) ACCA
9 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) EnCE
10 2 (0.98%) QiCA
11 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.49%) PhD
11 1 (0.49%) CFA
11 1 (0.49%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.83%) QA
3 10 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.39%) COBIT
5 8 (3.90%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.95%) COREP
6 4 (1.95%) FINREP
7 3 (1.46%) COSO
7 3 (1.46%) Basel II
8 2 (0.98%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.98%) Basel III
8 2 (0.98%) SLA
9 1 (0.49%) EMIR
9 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 16 (7.80%) Oracle
1 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.88%) Sybase
3 2 (0.98%) Mantas
3 2 (0.98%) Actimize
3 2 (0.98%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (0.98%) Norkom
3 2 (0.98%) VeriFone
3 2 (0.98%) Cognizant
3 2 (0.98%) DataCash
3 2 (0.98%) WorldPay
3 2 (0.98%) IBM
4 1 (0.49%) Teradata
4 1 (0.49%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (0.49%) SAP
4 1 (0.49%) Murex
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, incentives
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and More
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + competitive be
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Cash Allowance, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + 6,000 car
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago