Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 132 130
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 9 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.13% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 23
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +21.62% -20.86%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,700 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,500 £50,700
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -15.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) International Banking
5 1 (11.11%) CIMA
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
1 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CIMA