Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Accountant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 1053 1155
Rank change year-on-year +10 +102 +89
Permanent jobs requiring an Accountant 109 116 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.069% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.072% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 74 103 96
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.91% +14.44%
10th Percentile £26,800 £38,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,125 £63,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 158,305 161,842 185,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.23% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 129,028 133,354 157,162
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 £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 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 +12 60 £52,500 -2.33% 5
South East -9 24 £42,000 -18.05%
East of England +13 9 £43,500 -24.35% 1
South West -9 8 £42,500 - 1
Midlands -31 5 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +15 3 £36,000 -24.21%
East Midlands -16 2 £52,500 +5.00%
North West +12 1 - -
North of England -2 1 - -
Accountant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 England region featuring Accountant in the job title.

1 105 (96.33%) Finance
2 49 (44.95%) CIMA
3 48 (44.04%) ACCA
4 40 (36.70%) ERP
4 40 (36.70%) Advertising
5 34 (31.19%) NetSuite
6 30 (27.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
8 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Excel
9 23 (21.10%) SQL
9 23 (21.10%) SAP
10 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.93%) AAT
10 13 (11.93%) Unit4 Business World
10 13 (11.93%) Retail
10 13 (11.93%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 11 (10.09%) Sage
11 11 (10.09%) Oracle
12 9 (8.26%) C
12 9 (8.26%) Billing
12 9 (8.26%) Back Office
13 8 (7.34%) VBA
13 8 (7.34%) CRM
13 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.34%) SAP Business One
14 7 (6.42%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (6.42%) Infor
14 7 (6.42%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
14 7 (6.42%) Epicor

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 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (31.19%) NetSuite
2 30 (27.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (11.93%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (7.34%) SAP Business One
5 7 (6.42%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (4.59%) SAP FI
7 4 (3.67%) Elite 3E
7 4 (3.67%) SAP BPC
8 3 (2.75%) HFM
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (2.75%) SAP CO
8 3 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (1.83%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (1.83%) Exchequer
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.83%) Sage 200
9 2 (1.83%) SAP FI-GL
10 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.83%) OLAP
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Essbase
4 1 (0.92%) Power BI
4 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.92%) QlikView
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 105 (96.33%) Finance
2 40 (36.70%) Advertising
3 13 (11.93%) Retail
4 9 (8.26%) Back Office
4 9 (8.26%) Billing
5 5 (4.59%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.59%) German Language
6 4 (3.67%) Law
6 4 (3.67%) Legal
7 3 (2.75%) Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.83%) Fintech
2 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.83%) NHS
2 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.92%) iPad
3 1 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) ERP
2 13 (11.93%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 8 (7.34%) CRM
3 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
5 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.59%) Migration
6 5 (4.59%) Project Management
6 5 (4.59%) System Testing
6 5 (4.59%) Wealth Management
7 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) Practice Management
7 4 (3.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (3.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.67%) Workflow
8 3 (2.75%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.75%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (2.75%) Logistics
8 3 (2.75%) Revenue Recognition
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) C
3 8 (7.34%) VBA
4 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (44.95%) CIMA
2 48 (44.04%) ACCA
3 13 (11.93%) AAT
4 5 (4.59%) Degree
5 4 (3.67%) CCAB
6 2 (1.83%) CIPFA
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) IFRS
2 5 (4.59%) GAAP
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.10%) SAP
3 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Sage
4 7 (6.42%) Epicor
4 7 (6.42%) Infor
4 7 (6.42%) Xero
5 5 (4.59%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.67%) Aderant
6 4 (3.67%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.75%) Cognos
8 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.92%) CA
9 1 (0.92%) CODA
9 1 (0.92%) Concur
9 1 (0.92%) Tableau