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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 786 804 691
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 104 115 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.098% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 88 99 167
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,770 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +15 96 £50,000 +8.69% 50
London +38 60 £55,000 +6.79% 20
City of London +37 13 £51,250 -2.38% 12
West Midlands -13 10 £34,000 +78.94% 12
East Midlands - 8 £39,750 - 1
North West +12 7 £41,750 -12.10% 2
Yorkshire +7 6 £20,000 -46.66% 8
Birmingham -20 6 £34,000 +78.94% 4
Manchester +12 5 £41,750 +21.01% 1
West Yorkshire -1 4 £20,000 -42.85% 8
Northamptonshire - 4 £32,635 -
Bradford - 4 £20,000 -
Scotland +8 3 £70,000 +67.66% 2
Edinburgh +2 3 £70,000 +67.66% 2
Nottingham - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
South East +14 2 £31,500 -20.25% 5
South Yorkshire -1 2 £52,500 +40.00%
East of England -5 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sheffield -6 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
South Wales +3 1 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Canary Wharf 0 1 £55,000 +6.79%
Hampshire 0 1 £32,500 -17.72%
Reading -3 1 £30,500 -
Cardiff -3 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -7 1 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Wales -7 1 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire -8 1 £30,500 +29.78% 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 102 (48.57%) Finance
2 88 (41.90%) Risk Management
3 65 (30.95%) Credit Risk
4 50 (23.81%) Banking
5 45 (21.43%) Degree
5 45 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (20.48%) Risk Assessment
7 40 (19.05%) SAS
8 37 (17.62%) Information Security
8 37 (17.62%) SQL
9 26 (12.38%) Front Office
9 26 (12.38%) CISSP
9 26 (12.38%) Analytics
10 24 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (10.95%) Investment Banking
11 23 (10.95%) Derivative
12 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 19 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (7.14%) Fixed Income
15 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 15 (7.14%) MS Office
15 15 (7.14%) UNIX
16 14 (6.67%) Oracle
16 14 (6.67%) CISA
16 14 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (6.67%) Retail
16 14 (6.67%) Market Risk
16 14 (6.67%) QA

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (19.05%) SAS
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (7.14%) MS Office
4 4 (1.90%) SPSS
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.33%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.48%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
General
1 102 (48.57%) Finance
2 50 (23.81%) Banking
3 26 (12.38%) Front Office
4 23 (10.95%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.67%) Retail
6 10 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.33%) Private Banking
8 6 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.86%) Legal
9 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.95%) Law
12 1 (0.48%) Games
12 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.95%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) Scilab
2 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (30.95%) Credit Risk
2 45 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.95%) Derivative
4 15 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 14 (6.67%) Market Risk
6 12 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 11 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (4.76%) Reference Data
8 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.29%) Statistics
10 8 (3.81%) Equities
10 8 (3.81%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (2.38%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.90%) User Experience
13 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.95%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.14%) UNIX
2 13 (6.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.90%) Risk Management
2 43 (20.48%) Risk Assessment
3 37 (17.62%) Information Security
4 26 (12.38%) Analytics
5 24 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
6 19 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (6.67%) Stress Testing
9 12 (5.71%) Investment Management
9 12 (5.71%) ITIL
9 12 (5.71%) Validation
10 11 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (4.76%) Monte Carlo Method
11 10 (4.76%) Straight-Through Processing
12 9 (4.29%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (4.29%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 9 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.62%) SQL
2 6 (2.86%) Python
3 5 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 5 (2.38%) Perl
3 5 (2.38%) VBA
3 5 (2.38%) R
4 2 (0.95%) Java
4 2 (0.95%) C
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) C++
5 1 (0.48%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (21.43%) Degree
2 26 (12.38%) CISSP
3 14 (6.67%) CISA
4 12 (5.71%) CISM
5 6 (2.86%) CEH
5 6 (2.86%) CRISC
6 5 (2.38%) CHFI
6 5 (2.38%) CCNA
6 5 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.43%) MBA
8 2 (0.95%) QiCA
8 2 (0.95%) ACCA
8 2 (0.95%) EnCE
8 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) CFA
9 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.67%) QA
2 12 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.76%) COBIT
4 7 (3.33%) FINREP
5 6 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.90%) COSO
6 4 (1.90%) COREP
6 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.43%) Basel II
8 2 (0.95%) Basel III
9 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.48%) EMIR
9 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.67%) Oracle
3 10 (4.76%) Sybase
4 5 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.90%) Algorithmics
6 2 (0.95%) Mantas
6 2 (0.95%) Actimize
6 2 (0.95%) Norkom
7 1 (0.48%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Murex
7 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
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Salary: competitive
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East Midlands
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West Midlands
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