Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 909 834
Rank change year-on-year +103 -75 +23
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 345 267 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 225 225 354
England median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.61% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £95,000 £74,925
UK median annual salary £56,000 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -0.88% -1.74% +4.55%

ACCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37,540 40,556 49,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.79% 24.48% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28,060 31,347 40,648
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in England

ACCA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ACCA in England

ACCA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ACCA in England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ACCA in England

ACCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the England region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
London +60 155 £53,500 -20.74% 16
North of England +65 55 £60,000 -20.00% 5
South East +5 47 £60,000 +23.08% 7
Midlands -7 41 £56,000 +12.00% 5
North West +33 37 £75,000 - 4
East of England +41 26 £70,000 +38.61% 4
West Midlands +38 23 £50,000 - 3
South West +20 21 £45,000 -8.63% 4
East Midlands -22 18 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Yorkshire +47 12 £50,000 - 1
North East -13 6 £60,000 +4.35%
ACCA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 341 (98.84%) Finance
2 281 (81.45%) CIMA
3 148 (42.90%) ERP
4 132 (38.26%) Microsoft
5 107 (31.01%) Dynamics AX
6 103 (29.86%) SAP
7 91 (26.38%) Advertising
8 87 (25.22%) Oracle
9 82 (23.77%) Dynamics 365
10 58 (16.81%) Epicor
11 55 (15.94%) Sage
12 53 (15.36%) Infor
13 50 (14.49%) NetSuite
14 46 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
15 42 (12.17%) JD Edwards
15 42 (12.17%) Degree
16 38 (11.01%) Budgeting and Forecasting
17 33 (9.57%) Retail
18 32 (9.28%) IFRS
18 32 (9.28%) Dynamics NAV
18 32 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (8.99%) GAAP
19 31 (8.99%) CRM
20 30 (8.70%) Project Management
21 29 (8.41%) Order to Cash
22 28 (8.12%) Procure-to-Pay
22 28 (8.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
22 28 (8.12%) Oracle Financials
22 28 (8.12%) SQL
23 27 (7.83%) Oracle Fusion

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 107 (31.01%) Dynamics AX
2 50 (14.49%) NetSuite
3 32 (9.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (8.12%) Oracle Financials
4 28 (8.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 25 (7.25%) SAP CO
6 24 (6.96%) SAP FI
6 24 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 21 (6.09%) SAP Business One
8 17 (4.93%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (3.48%) SAP BPC
10 9 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (2.61%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (2.32%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (1.74%) Lawson
12 6 (1.74%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
14 4 (1.16%) HFM
15 3 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
15 3 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 82 (23.77%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (2.90%) SaaS
3 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.48%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.32%) Power BI
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.74%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.16%) Essbase
6 4 (1.16%) QlikView
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Smart View
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL
9 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 341 (98.84%) Finance
2 91 (26.38%) Advertising
3 33 (9.57%) Retail
4 26 (7.54%) General Ledger
5 15 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.90%) Banking
7 9 (2.61%) Billing
7 9 (2.61%) Legal
8 6 (1.74%) Marketing
9 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 147 (42.61%) Consultant
2 71 (20.58%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 56 (16.23%) Analyst
4 49 (14.20%) Accountant
5 34 (9.86%) Financial Analyst
6 33 (9.57%) Finance Manager
7 25 (7.25%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.96%) Oracle Consultant
8 24 (6.96%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 22 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
10 15 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
11 14 (4.06%) Management Accountant
11 14 (4.06%) SAP CO Consultant
11 14 (4.06%) SAP FI Consultant
11 14 (4.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 14 (4.06%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (3.77%) Business Finance Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) Finance Business Analyst
13 10 (2.90%) ERP Manager
13 10 (2.90%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.29%) iXBRL
2 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.19%) Fintech
3 8 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.74%) Derivative
5 5 (1.45%) Tandem
6 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.16%) Equities
7 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.29%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (42.90%) ERP
2 38 (11.01%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 31 (8.99%) CRM
4 30 (8.70%) Project Management
5 29 (8.41%) Order to Cash
6 28 (8.12%) Procure-to-Pay
7 27 (7.83%) Record to Report
8 23 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.22%) Financial Modelling
11 17 (4.93%) Process Improvement
12 15 (4.35%) Analytics
12 15 (4.35%) Decision-Making
13 14 (4.06%) Planning and Forecasting
13 14 (4.06%) Presales
14 13 (3.77%) Fund Management
14 13 (3.77%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.48%) Business Analysis
16 11 (3.19%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.12%) SQL
2 13 (3.77%) C
3 8 (2.32%) X++
4 6 (1.74%) ABAP
5 3 (0.87%) VBA
6 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) Jython
7 1 (0.29%) Python
7 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 281 (81.45%) CIMA
2 42 (12.17%) Degree
3 32 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (7.83%) AAT
5 7 (2.03%) ICAEW
6 5 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.45%) PMP
7 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) CBAP
8 2 (0.58%) CISA
8 2 (0.58%) IIBA
8 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.28%) IFRS
2 31 (8.99%) GAAP
3 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.29%) Basel II
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 132 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 103 (29.86%) SAP
3 87 (25.22%) Oracle
4 58 (16.81%) Epicor
5 55 (15.94%) Sage
6 53 (15.36%) Infor
7 42 (12.17%) JD Edwards
8 22 (6.38%) Hyperion
9 17 (4.93%) Xero
10 12 (3.48%) Tableau
11 7 (2.03%) Sun
12 4 (1.16%) Adaptive Insights
12 4 (1.16%) Cognos
13 3 (0.87%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.87%) Anaplan
13 3 (0.87%) IBM
13 3 (0.87%) IFS
13 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.58%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.58%) Pegasus