Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 429 462 410
Rank change year-on-year +33 -52 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 1155 1087 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.61% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.63% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 919 964 1389
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +36 805 £55,000 +4.76% 21
South East +16 128 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North of England +40 89 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Yorkshire +61 59 £42,500 +30.77%
South West +45 57 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Midlands +32 41 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England -43 36 £45,000 -
North West -3 26 £41,250 +13.01% 2
West Midlands +16 21 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands +30 19 £35,000 -15.66% 1
North East +10 4 £45,000 +71.43%
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 1155 (100.00%) Finance
2 425 (36.80%) Banking
3 339 (29.35%) SQL
4 242 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
6 219 (18.96%) Business Analysis
7 215 (18.61%) QA
8 200 (17.32%) Degree
9 192 (16.62%) Legal
10 186 (16.10%) Asset Management
11 175 (15.15%) Project Management
12 165 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 147 (12.73%) Wealth Management
14 146 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 139 (12.03%) Retail Banking
16 123 (10.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 122 (10.56%) SQL Server
18 119 (10.30%) Microsoft Excel
19 118 (10.22%) Microsoft
20 115 (9.96%) Data Analysis
21 110 (9.52%) Programme Management
22 107 (9.26%) Windows
23 106 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
24 104 (9.00%) Marketing
25 99 (8.57%) Test Automation
26 97 (8.40%) Oracle
27 84 (7.27%) Change Management
28 80 (6.93%) Front Office
29 78 (6.75%) Private Banking
30 76 (6.58%) SAP

Financial Analyst 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (2.60%) IIS
2 27 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.16%) Apache
3 25 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.13%) SAS
5 11 (0.95%) Confluence
6 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.52%) CMS
8 5 (0.43%) Documentum
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.087%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 119 (10.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.43%) Stata
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.38%) Oracle Financials
3 37 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (2.25%) SAP CO
4 26 (2.25%) SAP FI
4 26 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 24 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 20 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
8 17 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 14 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (1.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 12 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
12 9 (0.78%) HFM
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle FAH
13 8 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 7 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.30%) SaaS
2 14 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.87%) BrowserStack
4 7 (0.61%) FinancialForce
4 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.087%) Force.com
6 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.087%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.34%) Firewall
2 16 (1.39%) DNS
3 15 (1.30%) Internet
4 14 (1.21%) Network Security
5 12 (1.04%) FTP
6 9 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (0.78%) Junos
6 9 (0.78%) LAN
6 9 (0.78%) VPN
7 7 (0.61%) WAN
8 6 (0.52%) DHCP
8 6 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.43%) MPLS
9 5 (0.43%) Multicast
9 5 (0.43%) Unicast
10 4 (0.35%) BGP
10 4 (0.35%) DSL
10 4 (0.35%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.35%) OSPF
10 4 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (3.72%) Power BI
4 40 (3.46%) QlikView
5 27 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (1.13%) SQLPlus
12 12 (1.04%) MS Access
13 10 (0.87%) Blockchain
13 10 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.69%) Squirro
15 7 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.52%) Essbase
17 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
18 4 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (3.81%) Selenium
2 35 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 34 (2.94%) JIRA
4 26 (2.25%) HP UFT
5 12 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.87%) LSMW
7 8 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.52%) ERwin
9 6 (0.52%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.43%) Hudson
10 5 (0.43%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.35%) JDeveloper
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.17%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (0.17%) SilkTest
General
1 1155 (100.00%) Finance
2 425 (36.80%) Banking
3 192 (16.62%) Legal
4 165 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 139 (12.03%) Retail Banking
6 104 (9.00%) Marketing
7 80 (6.93%) Front Office
8 78 (6.75%) Private Banking
9 75 (6.49%) Corporate Banking
10 64 (5.54%) Back Office
11 45 (3.90%) Law
12 25 (2.16%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.65%) General Ledger
14 12 (1.04%) Billing
14 12 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.04%) Retail
15 6 (0.52%) Advertising
15 6 (0.52%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.43%) Games
16 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.19%) XML
2 38 (3.29%) .NET
3 29 (2.51%) REST
4 26 (2.25%) MSMQ
4 26 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
4 26 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (1.73%) RESTful
6 13 (1.13%) SOAP
7 7 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.61%) MDX
8 5 (0.43%) NumPy
9 4 (0.35%) COM
9 4 (0.35%) Middleware
10 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.17%) J2EE
10 2 (0.17%) JSON
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.17%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.087%) Kafka
11 1 (0.087%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 224 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.33%) Equities
3 39 (3.38%) Derivative
3 39 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.77%) Fintech
5 31 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 28 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.16%) User Experience
8 20 (1.73%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.47%) iPhone
10 16 (1.39%) iPad
11 14 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 11 (0.95%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.78%) Reinsurance
16 8 (0.69%) FMCG
16 8 (0.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.26%) Windows
2 53 (4.59%) Unix
3 29 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.42%) Linux
5 21 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 13 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.69%) Android
9 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.087%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (18.96%) Business Analysis
3 186 (16.10%) Asset Management
4 175 (15.15%) Project Management
5 147 (12.73%) Wealth Management
6 146 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 123 (10.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 115 (9.96%) Data Analysis
9 110 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 106 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
11 99 (8.57%) Test Automation
12 84 (7.27%) Change Management
13 76 (6.58%) User Stories
14 71 (6.15%) Test Scripting
15 69 (5.97%) Analytics
16 63 (5.45%) CRM
17 59 (5.11%) Regression Testing
17 59 (5.11%) SDLC
18 58 (5.02%) Scrum
18 58 (5.02%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 339 (29.35%) SQL
2 36 (3.12%) Python
3 35 (3.03%) C#
4 30 (2.60%) Java
5 24 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 23 (1.99%) PowerShell
6 23 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 20 (1.73%) VBA
8 19 (1.65%) C++
8 19 (1.65%) Perl
9 15 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.13%) Korn
11 12 (1.04%) Bourne shell
11 12 (1.04%) R
11 12 (1.04%) Ruby
12 10 (0.87%) ABAP
12 10 (0.87%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.61%) C
14 6 (0.52%) VBScript
15 5 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 200 (17.32%) Degree
2 53 (4.59%) ISEB
3 29 (2.51%) CISSP
4 23 (1.99%) CIMA
5 22 (1.90%) ACCA
6 12 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.87%) CCNA
8 10 (0.87%) CCNP
8 10 (0.87%) CCSA
8 10 (0.87%) CCSE
8 10 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (0.78%) JNCIS
10 8 (0.69%) CASP
10 8 (0.69%) CEH
10 8 (0.69%) CISM
10 8 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (18.61%) QA
2 31 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.82%) MiFID
3 21 (1.82%) PMO
4 20 (1.73%) GDPR
5 17 (1.47%) COBIT
6 13 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.69%) SLA
9 6 (0.52%) GAAP
10 2 (0.17%) Basel III
11 1 (0.087%) COSO
11 1 (0.087%) FATCA
11 1 (0.087%) PSD2
11 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) XenApp
3 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.087%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.087%) Docker
5 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.52%) Nagios
2 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.52%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) Ansible
4 3 (0.26%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.17%) Control-M
5 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.087%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.087%) Nessus
6 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.087%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.40%) Oracle
3 76 (6.58%) SAP
4 56 (4.85%) Tableau
5 26 (2.25%) Hyperion
6 25 (2.16%) Informatica
6 25 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (1.82%) Cognos
7 21 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.30%) Citrix
9 14 (1.21%) Bloomberg
9 14 (1.21%) Sage
10 12 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.04%) Cisco
10 12 (1.04%) Splunk
11 10 (0.87%) F5
11 10 (0.87%) Juniper
12 9 (0.78%) Adobe
12 9 (0.78%) Anaplan
12 9 (0.78%) VMware