Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Finance Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 228 213
Rank change year-on-year +46 -15 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 153 123 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.09% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 120 187
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +6.48% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £39,900 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £74,750
Central London median annual salary £52,250 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year -9.13% +6.48% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Financial Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the City of London

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Financial Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) Finance
2 52 (33.99%) SQL
3 47 (30.72%) Microsoft
4 37 (24.18%) Business Analysis
5 36 (23.53%) Legal
6 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (19.61%) Law
8 28 (18.30%) Windows
9 27 (17.65%) Banking
10 26 (16.99%) CRM
11 25 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (16.34%) Asset Management
12 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (14.38%) Dynamics CRM
14 22 (14.38%) SQL Server
14 22 (14.38%) Workflow
14 22 (14.38%) User Stories
14 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
15 20 (13.07%) Non-Functional Testing
15 20 (13.07%) Business Process Modelling
15 20 (13.07%) Data Analysis
15 20 (13.07%) Data Management
15 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (13.07%) QA
16 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (12.42%) Acceptance Criteria
17 18 (11.76%) ATDD
17 18 (11.76%) Validation
17 18 (11.76%) Content Management

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Documentum
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) FinancialForce
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) DHCP
1 5 (3.27%) DNS
2 4 (2.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (1.31%) LAN
4 2 (1.31%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (14.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.23%) Power BI
5 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) JIRA
2 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.61%) ERwin
4 2 (1.31%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.31%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.65%) MSTest
5 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.65%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.65%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 153 (100.00%) Finance
2 36 (23.53%) Legal
3 30 (19.61%) Law
4 27 (17.65%) Banking
5 4 (2.61%) International Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.31%) French Language
7 2 (1.31%) Front Office
7 2 (1.31%) German Language
7 2 (1.31%) Hungarian Language
7 2 (1.31%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.31%) Norwegian Language
7 2 (1.31%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.31%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.31%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.31%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.31%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) MDX
2 5 (3.27%) .NET
3 4 (2.61%) XML
4 3 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.31%) COM
5 2 (1.31%) JSON
5 2 (1.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.65%) Mason
6 1 (0.65%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.65%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (10.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.19%) User Experience
3 10 (6.54%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.23%) iPhone
5 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.27%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.27%) iPad
7 4 (2.61%) Fintech
7 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.96%) Equities
8 3 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.31%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.31%) Derivative
9 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.31%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.31%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.50%) Windows 8
4 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.88%) Linux
5 9 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.23%) Android
7 6 (3.92%) Unix
8 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Business Analysis
2 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.99%) CRM
4 25 (16.34%) Asset Management
4 25 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.38%) User Stories
6 22 (14.38%) Workflow
7 20 (13.07%) Business Process Modelling
7 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (13.07%) Data Analysis
7 20 (13.07%) Data Management
7 20 (13.07%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (12.42%) Acceptance Criteria
8 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (11.76%) Content Management
9 18 (11.76%) Document Management
9 18 (11.76%) TDD
9 18 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.99%) SQL
2 9 (5.88%) C#
3 8 (5.23%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.58%) Java
4 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.58%) Python
5 5 (3.27%) C++
6 4 (2.61%) VBA
7 3 (1.96%) C
7 3 (1.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.31%) Lua
8 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.31%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) CISSP
3 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.31%) ACCA
4 2 (1.31%) CIMA
4 2 (1.31%) CISM
4 2 (1.31%) CRISC
4 2 (1.31%) ISEB
4 2 (1.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.07%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) PMO
3 4 (2.61%) GDPR
4 2 (1.31%) Basel III
4 2 (1.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) FATCA
5 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) XenApp
2 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.31%) Nagios
2 2 (1.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.23%) Citrix
3 5 (3.27%) Apple
3 5 (3.27%) CODA
3 5 (3.27%) Cognos
3 5 (3.27%) VMware
4 4 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.61%) Tableau
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) Sun
5 3 (1.96%) Sybase
5 3 (1.96%) Wyse
6 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) FactSet
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Pardot
7 1 (0.65%) Planview
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds