Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 906 975 1074
Rank change year-on-year +69 +99 +2
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 67 109 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.078% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 91 59
England median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £45,000 £48,600
90th Percentile £85,500 £87,500 £101,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -16.67% +27.66% -6.00%

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 14,451 19,622 20,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.61% 14.00% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,206 14,506 16,122
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,302 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% - +5.26%

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IFRS in England

IFRS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IFRS in England

IFRS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IFRS in England over the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 January 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 +26 42 £70,000 -6.67% 19
Midlands +51 12 £35,750 -20.56% 2
West Midlands +53 11 £34,000 -62.22% 2
South East +37 11 £65,000 -1.89% 3
North of England +47 2 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire +36 2 £40,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +31 1 £55,000 +22.22%
IFRS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 60 (89.55%) Finance
2 31 (46.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (32.84%) IFRS 9
4 22 (32.84%) Banking
5 21 (31.34%) SAS
6 18 (26.87%) SQL
6 18 (26.87%) Credit Risk
7 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (25.37%) Oracle
7 17 (25.37%) SAP
7 17 (25.37%) ERP
8 15 (22.39%) Linux
8 15 (22.39%) Unix
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle ERP
8 15 (22.39%) Scrum
8 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (22.39%) QA
8 15 (22.39%) Kanban
8 15 (22.39%) Critical Thinking
9 14 (20.90%) R
9 14 (20.90%) Python
10 13 (19.40%) Degree
10 13 (19.40%) Economics
10 13 (19.40%) Data Science
10 13 (19.40%) Statistical Modelling
11 12 (17.91%) C#

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 21 (31.34%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SPSS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (13.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
3 6 (8.96%) SAP FI
3 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.99%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.99%) Essbase
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 60 (89.55%) Finance
2 22 (32.84%) Banking
3 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.46%) General Ledger
5 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Consultant
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Risk Consultant
3 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) SAP CO Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) SAP FI Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 5 (7.46%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Informatica Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Risk Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Graduate
8 3 (4.48%) Graduate Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Junior
9 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (26.87%) Credit Risk
3 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
1 15 (22.39%) Unix
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) ERP
3 15 (22.39%) Critical Thinking
3 15 (22.39%) Kanban
3 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
3 15 (22.39%) Scrum
3 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.40%) Data Science
4 13 (19.40%) Economics
4 13 (19.40%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
5 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (16.42%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (16.42%) Quantitative Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.96%) Data Management
7 6 (8.96%) Project Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Python
2 14 (20.90%) R
3 12 (17.91%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) Java
4 11 (16.42%) C
4 11 (16.42%) C++
4 11 (16.42%) Scala
5 10 (14.93%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ACCA
2 2 (2.99%) CIMA
2 2 (2.99%) PMP
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) IFRS 9
2 15 (22.39%) QA
3 12 (17.91%) GAAP
4 11 (16.42%) Basel II
5 6 (8.96%) Data Quality
6 3 (4.48%) Solvency II
7 2 (2.99%) Basel III
8 1 (1.49%) MiFID
8 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
1 17 (25.37%) SAP
2 10 (14.93%) Informatica
3 5 (7.46%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Anaplan