The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 187 251
Rank change year-on-year +12 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 57 83 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 1.16% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.22% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 63
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% +8.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Finance
2 51 (48.57%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 23 (21.90%) Banking
6 20 (19.05%) MS Office
6 20 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 19 (18.10%) IFRS
8 18 (17.14%) QA
9 17 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (15.24%) Fixed Income
11 14 (13.33%) Legal
11 14 (13.33%) Windows
11 14 (13.33%) IFRS 9
12 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
12 13 (12.38%) Oracle
12 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (11.43%) XML
13 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.48%) Degree
14 11 (10.48%) ACCA
14 11 (10.48%) C#
14 11 (10.48%) Law
14 11 (10.48%) Practice Management
14 11 (10.48%) Financial Institution
14 11 (10.48%) CIPFA
14 11 (10.48%) CIMA
14 11 (10.48%) SDLC
14 11 (10.48%) Target Operating Model

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 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.86%) SAS
3 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.95%) HFM
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.95%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) FTP
2 1 (0.95%) WebEx
2 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.81%) Power BI
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (5.71%) SilkTest
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.81%) Selenium
4 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
General
1 105 (100.00%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Banking
3 14 (13.33%) Legal
4 11 (10.48%) Financial Institution
4 11 (10.48%) Law
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) XML
2 8 (7.62%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) MDX
3 2 (1.90%) SOAP
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.95%) XSD
4 1 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.24%) Fixed Income
3 10 (9.52%) Fintech
4 8 (7.62%) Reference Data
5 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.71%) Derivative
7 5 (4.76%) Equities
7 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.76%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.90%) User Experience
9 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 17 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
4 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.48%) Practice Management
5 11 (10.48%) SDLC
5 11 (10.48%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.52%) Workflow
7 8 (7.62%) Project Management
7 8 (7.62%) Regression Testing
7 8 (7.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 7 (6.67%) Proprietary Trading
8 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.71%) R
5 3 (2.86%) Java
5 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.95%) Python
7 1 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) ACCA
1 11 (10.48%) CIMA
1 11 (10.48%) CIPFA
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) CISA
4 1 (0.95%) CISM
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.10%) IFRS
2 18 (17.14%) QA
3 14 (13.33%) IFRS 9
4 10 (9.52%) MiFID
5 5 (4.76%) PMO
6 3 (2.86%) Basel II
7 1 (0.95%) Basel III
7 1 (0.95%) EMIR
7 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) BEA
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.71%) Borland
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) Cognos
5 1 (0.95%) Concur
5 1 (0.95%) IFS
5 1 (0.95%) QAD
5 1 (0.95%) Workday
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