The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 22 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 89 95
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1156 1162 1314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.75% 95.87% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 717 665 822
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) PMO

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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft