Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Accountant was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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

Accountant
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 270 318 358
Rank change year-on-year +48 +40 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Accountant 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.058% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.068% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
East of England median annual salary £33,750 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.41% -8.42% -1.55%
10th Percentile £30,375 £41,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £52,600 £57,500
England median annual salary £43,250 £45,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.46% -8.50% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 6,585 10,271 11,363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 96.82% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,776 7,815 9,347
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Accountant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Accountant in the East of England

Accountant
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Accountant in the East of England.

Salary trend for Accountant in the East of England

Accountant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Accountant in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Accountant in the East of England

Accountant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Accountant within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +58 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Cambridgeshire +41 1 £32,500 -25.29% 1
Essex - 1 £30,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Accountant
England

Accountant Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Accountant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Accountant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) AAT
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Validation

Accountant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Proactive Management
1 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AAT
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sage