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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 788 765 661
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -104
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 85 154 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 73 131 181
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,989 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -19 80 £47,000 +2.17% 50
London +14 40 £60,000 +16.50% 20
North West +21 18 £41,000 -8.88% 2
City of London +21 14 £65,000 +23.80% 10
Manchester +27 9 £39,250 +18.04% 1
Cheshire +5 8 £44,750 -5.78%
West Midlands -3 7 £35,250 +85.52% 6
Yorkshire +12 6 £20,000 -36.50% 7
East Midlands +6 5 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Scotland +10 4 £41,000 -2.95% 3
West Yorkshire +10 4 £20,000 -36.50% 4
Northamptonshire - 4 £32,635 -
Bradford - 4 £20,000 -
Birmingham -24 3 £34,000 +78.94% 2
East of England +18 2 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Edinburgh +8 2 £34,000 -19.52% 3
South East -13 2 £31,500 -20.25% 7
South Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £41,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £52,500 - 1
Liverpool +10 1 £26,500 -22.05%
Berkshire +5 1 £30,500 -
Merseyside +5 1 £26,500 -22.05%
Hertfordshire +2 1 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wales 0 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
South Wales -3 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Canary Wharf -6 1 £55,000 +6.79%
Reading -8 1 £30,500 -
Hampshire -11 1 £32,500 -17.72%
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (43.17%) Finance
2 73 (39.89%) Risk Management
3 66 (36.07%) Credit Risk
4 41 (22.40%) Degree
4 41 (22.40%) Risk Assessment
5 39 (21.31%) SQL
6 36 (19.67%) Banking
7 35 (19.13%) SAS
8 32 (17.49%) Information Security
9 31 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (14.75%) Analytics
10 27 (14.75%) Market Risk
11 24 (13.11%) Front Office
12 23 (12.57%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (8.20%) Derivative
15 15 (8.20%) Retail
15 15 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (7.65%) QA
17 13 (7.10%) Mathematics
17 13 (7.10%) Stress Testing
17 13 (7.10%) Hedge funds
17 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
17 13 (7.10%) MS Office
17 13 (7.10%) UNIX
17 13 (7.10%) Windows
17 13 (7.10%) Investment Banking
18 12 (6.56%) Legal

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (19.13%) SAS
2 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.10%) MS Office
4 5 (2.73%) SPSS
5 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.55%) EViews
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.01%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.09%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) QlikView
General
1 79 (43.17%) Finance
2 36 (19.67%) Banking
3 24 (13.11%) Front Office
4 15 (8.20%) Retail
5 13 (7.10%) Investment Banking
6 12 (6.56%) Legal
7 6 (3.28%) Marketing
8 5 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.73%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.09%) Automotive
10 2 (1.09%) Law
11 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (0.55%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 66 (36.07%) Credit Risk
2 31 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (14.75%) Market Risk
4 15 (8.20%) Derivative
5 13 (7.10%) Mathematics
5 13 (7.10%) Hedge funds
6 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.46%) Reference Data
8 9 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (4.37%) Fixed Income
9 8 (4.37%) Statistics
10 6 (3.28%) Economics
11 5 (2.73%) Data Integration
12 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
14 2 (1.09%) Equities
14 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
14 2 (1.09%) Tandem
14 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.10%) UNIX
1 13 (7.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.89%) Risk Management
2 41 (22.40%) Risk Assessment
3 32 (17.49%) Information Security
4 27 (14.75%) Analytics
5 23 (12.57%) Risk Analysis
6 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (7.10%) Stress Testing
9 12 (6.56%) Validation
9 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (6.01%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.46%) Straight-Through Processing
11 10 (5.46%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (4.92%) ITIL
13 8 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.37%) Data Security
14 7 (3.83%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.28%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.31%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) VBA
3 6 (3.28%) R
3 6 (3.28%) Python
3 6 (3.28%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.73%) Perl
5 2 (1.09%) Java
5 2 (1.09%) C
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) CISSP
3 5 (2.73%) CRISC
4 4 (2.19%) CEH
4 4 (2.19%) CISA
4 4 (2.19%) CISM
5 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.64%) CCNA
5 3 (1.64%) CHFI
6 2 (1.09%) EnCE
6 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) CFA
6 2 (1.09%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.55%) QiCA
7 1 (0.55%) PhD
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) QA
2 12 (6.56%) COBIT
3 11 (6.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.83%) FINREP
5 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.73%) COSO
7 4 (2.19%) COREP
7 4 (2.19%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.64%) Basel III
9 2 (1.09%) Basel II
10 1 (0.55%) EMIR
10 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.01%) Oracle
3 10 (5.46%) Sybase
4 5 (2.73%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.19%) Algorithmics
6 2 (1.09%) Norkom
6 2 (1.09%) Mantas
6 2 (1.09%) Actimize
7 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) Murex
7 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.55%) Cyber-Ark
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