Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IFRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IFRS over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 926 651 974
Rank change year-on-year -275 +323 +72
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 63 26 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.059% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 51
10th Percentile £49,400 £40,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £38,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -7.14%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £84,375
90th Percentile £89,250 £81,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.66% +1.92% -7.14%

IFRS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,275 5,461 17,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.87% 12.41% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10,446 4,357 13,467
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,200
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £54,337 £53,725 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.14% +7.45% -

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IFRS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IFRS in England

IFRS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IFRS in England.

Salary trend for IFRS in England

IFRS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IFRS in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IFRS in England

IFRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IFRS within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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 -216 46 £72,500 -3.33% 20
South East -156 10 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Midlands -111 5 £65,000 -3.70% 1
East Midlands -76 3 £54,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -107 2 £75,000 +7.14% 1
East of England -112 1 - -
IFRS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing IFRS 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 IFRS.

1 62 (98.41%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Solvency II
3 15 (23.81%) KYC
4 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) ACCA
5 12 (19.05%) Migration
6 11 (17.46%) IFRS 9
6 11 (17.46%) Credit Risk
7 10 (15.87%) CIMA
8 9 (14.29%) Legal
8 9 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Analytics
9 8 (12.70%) GDPR
9 8 (12.70%) System Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Banking
9 8 (12.70%) SAP
9 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (11.11%) SAS
10 7 (11.11%) Degree
10 7 (11.11%) Project Delivery
10 7 (11.11%) Social Skills
11 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
11 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (9.52%) Validation
12 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.94%) Internet
12 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking

IFRS
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 7 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) NetSuite
1 3 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (3.17%) SAP BRIM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Boomi
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) AWS
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.59%) Azure
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.76%) QlikView
3 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.17%) Metadata
3 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
General
1 62 (98.41%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Legal
3 8 (12.70%) Banking
4 7 (11.11%) Social Skills
5 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
8 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.59%) Billing
9 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.59%) Local Government
9 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Product Owner
5 8 (12.70%) Business Change Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Product Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Product Business Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Risk Business Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) KYC
3 12 (19.05%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Analytics
4 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.70%) System Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 6 (9.52%) Validation
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (4.76%) Data Management
10 3 (4.76%) Decision-Making
10 3 (4.76%) Information Security
10 3 (4.76%) ITSM
10 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (1.59%) ABAP
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ACCA
2 10 (15.87%) CIMA
3 7 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) CISA
4 3 (4.76%) CISM
4 3 (4.76%) CISSP
4 3 (4.76%) CRISC
4 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.76%) SSCP
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) CCAB
6 1 (1.59%) CIPFA
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.10%) Solvency II
2 11 (17.46%) IFRS 9
3 9 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (12.70%) GDPR
5 4 (6.35%) MiFID
6 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (3.17%) GAAP
8 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.59%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) SAP
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.59%) Concur
4 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.59%) Progress
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata