The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Finance Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 212 210
Rank change year-on-year +71 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 93 52 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 0.81% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.85% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 84 50 108
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.29% +2.35%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Finance
2 82 (55.41%) SQL
3 46 (31.08%) SQL Server
4 38 (25.68%) Law
5 37 (25.00%) Legal
6 33 (22.30%) Banking
7 29 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
8 28 (18.92%) Test Automation
9 27 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
10 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
10 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (13.51%) Practice Management
11 20 (13.51%) QA
12 19 (12.84%) Fixed Income
13 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
13 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (11.49%) Windows
14 17 (11.49%) Oracle
14 17 (11.49%) Regression Testing
15 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
15 16 (10.81%) Power BI
16 15 (10.14%) User Experience
16 15 (10.14%) Test Strategy
16 15 (10.14%) Workflow
17 14 (9.46%) XML
17 14 (9.46%) MDX
17 14 (9.46%) JIRA

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 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.38%) Documentum
2 5 (3.38%) SAS
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (3.38%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.35%) HFM
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.68%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Firewall
1 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
2 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.81%) Power BI
4 13 (8.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) JIRA
1 14 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.08%) Selenium
3 7 (4.73%) SilkPerformer
3 7 (4.73%) SilkTest
4 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.35%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (25.68%) Law
3 37 (25.00%) Legal
4 33 (22.30%) Banking
5 12 (8.11%) Billing
6 6 (4.05%) Advertising
7 4 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.35%) International Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.35%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.68%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.68%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) MDX
1 14 (9.46%) XML
2 8 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.35%) SOAP
4 2 (1.35%) XSD
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) FpML
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) JSON
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.84%) Fixed Income
3 15 (10.14%) User Experience
4 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.08%) Fintech
6 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.05%) Derivative
7 6 (4.05%) Equities
7 6 (4.05%) Reinsurance
8 5 (3.38%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.35%) iPad
10 2 (1.35%) iPhone
11 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.49%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Linux
2 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.05%) Unix
4 4 (2.70%) Android
4 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
2 28 (18.92%) Test Automation
3 27 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) Practice Management
6 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.49%) Regression Testing
8 15 (10.14%) Test Strategy
8 15 (10.14%) Workflow
9 12 (8.11%) User Stories
10 11 (7.43%) Asset Management
10 11 (7.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (7.43%) Scrum
10 11 (7.43%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.76%) Process Improvement
11 10 (6.76%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.76%) Validation
12 9 (6.08%) CRM
12 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) SQL
2 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.43%) C#
4 6 (4.05%) Java
4 6 (4.05%) R
5 3 (2.03%) C++
5 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) Lua
7 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
7 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) ISEB
3 3 (2.03%) CISM
3 3 (2.03%) CISSP
4 2 (1.35%) ACCA
4 2 (1.35%) CIMA
4 2 (1.35%) CRISC
4 2 (1.35%) SANS
5 1 (0.68%) CISA
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) QA
2 10 (6.76%) IFRS
3 8 (5.41%) MiFID
4 5 (3.38%) Basel II
4 5 (3.38%) IFRS 9
5 4 (2.70%) PMO
6 2 (1.35%) COBIT
6 2 (1.35%) GDPR
6 2 (1.35%) SLA
7 1 (0.68%) Basel III
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) XenApp
2 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.49%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.73%) Borland
4 6 (4.05%) BEA
5 5 (3.38%) CODA
5 5 (3.38%) Cognos
6 3 (2.03%) Citrix
6 3 (2.03%) Reuters
7 2 (1.35%) Apple
7 2 (1.35%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.35%) IFS
7 2 (1.35%) Murex
7 2 (1.35%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) Workday
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