Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Accountant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

Accountant
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1068 1105 1190
Rank change year-on-year +37 +85 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Accountant 86 77 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.044% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.046% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 68 75 66
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £30,500 £35,400 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160046 167509 194952
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.54% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 129877 140985 164185
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,123
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.27% +0.27%

Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Accountant in England

Accountant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Accountant in England

Accountant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Accountant in England over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Accountant in England

Accountant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Accountant within the England region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -15 28 £53,750 +10.26% 2
Midlands +59 26 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +27 18 £50,000 -6.98%
South East +29 15 £37,500 -28.57% 7
West Midlands +8 8 £35,000 -26.32% 1
East of England +20 7 £45,000 +10.43%
South West +23 6 £80,000 +100.00% 2
North of England +8 4 £42,000 -20.00% 1
North West -8 2 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Accountant
UK

Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Accountant 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 England region featuring Accountant in the job title.

1 78 (90.70%) Finance
2 40 (46.51%) ACCA
3 38 (44.19%) CIMA
4 37 (43.02%) ERP
5 33 (38.37%) SAP
6 22 (25.58%) Oracle
7 21 (24.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
9 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (18.60%) Sage
10 16 (18.60%) Advertising
11 15 (17.44%) Cognos
12 14 (16.28%) Cognos Controller
13 13 (15.12%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (15.12%) IBM
13 13 (15.12%) JD Edwards
14 12 (13.95%) SQL
15 11 (12.79%) NetSuite
16 9 (10.47%) Retail
17 7 (8.14%) Logistics
17 7 (8.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
18 6 (6.98%) Billing
18 6 (6.98%) CRM
19 5 (5.81%) VBA
19 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
19 5 (5.81%) Oracle Financials
19 5 (5.81%) CODA
19 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
19 5 (5.81%) Legal

Accountant Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 18 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (16.28%) Cognos Controller
4 13 (15.12%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (12.79%) NetSuite
6 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (5.81%) Infor SunSystems
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (5.81%) Sage X3
7 4 (4.65%) SAP BPC
7 4 (4.65%) SAP CO
7 4 (4.65%) SAP FI
7 4 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (3.49%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (3.49%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (2.33%) HFM
9 2 (2.33%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (2.33%) Sage 200
9 2 (2.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) LAN
1 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SAP BW
General
1 78 (90.70%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Advertising
3 9 (10.47%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Billing
5 5 (5.81%) Legal
6 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.49%) Games
7 3 (3.49%) General Ledger
8 2 (2.33%) Banking
8 2 (2.33%) Law
8 2 (2.33%) Marketing
8 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) BBC
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) ERP
2 7 (8.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 7 (8.14%) Logistics
3 6 (6.98%) CRM
4 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.81%) E-business
5 4 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
6 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.49%) People Management
6 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.33%) Migration
7 2 (2.33%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (1.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) VBA
3 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) ACCA
2 38 (44.19%) CIMA
3 4 (4.65%) AAT
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) GAAP
1 1 (1.16%) IFRS
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) SAP
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.60%) Sage
5 15 (17.44%) Cognos
6 13 (15.12%) IBM
6 13 (15.12%) JD Edwards
7 5 (5.81%) CODA
8 3 (3.49%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.33%) Xero
10 1 (1.16%) Cassiopae
10 1 (1.16%) Epicor
10 1 (1.16%) Infor
10 1 (1.16%) NETSOL
10 1 (1.16%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.16%) White Clarke