Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 736 1037 1052
Rank change year-on-year +301 +15 +84
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 19 36 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.027% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.20% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 77
Median annual salary £65,000 £87,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +34.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,200 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £94,000 £84,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £86,250 £61,523
% change year-on-year -24.64% +40.19% -1.56%

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 7,366 17,791 21,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.30% 13.48% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,659 13,222 16,047
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,138 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +199 11 £65,250 -25.43% 14
South East +177 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Midlands +113 2 £67,500 +98.53% 1
East of England - 2 £27,500 -
North of England +167 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +117 1 - - 1
West Midlands +97 1 - - 1
East Midlands +84 1 £67,500 +22.73%
IFRS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) SAS
2 7 (36.84%) IFRS 9
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) GDPR
4 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
4 4 (21.05%) R
5 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) CIMA
6 2 (10.53%) ACCA
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (10.53%) GAAP
6 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
6 2 (10.53%) Informatica
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis

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 (36.84%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Boomi
2 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Accountant
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Finance Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Accountant
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scorecard
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Economics
5 1 (5.26%) Insurtech
5 1 (5.26%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
1 4 (21.05%) R
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) AAT
2 2 (10.53%) ACCA
2 2 (10.53%) CIMA
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) IFRS 9
2 4 (21.05%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) GAAP
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COREP
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
1 2 (10.53%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Tagetik
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata