Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 908 886
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 274 290 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 191 249 350
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £76,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
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% -

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Analyst in England

Risk 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 Risk Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 +7 204 £60,000 -4.00% 24
North of England +22 40 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North West -5 24 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +31 19 £42,500 +5.59% 2
Yorkshire +21 16 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Midlands 0 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £26,500 -33.75% 1
East of England -10 3 £44,000 -21.78% 2
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Risk Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Risk 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 Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 170 (62.04%) Finance
2 121 (44.16%) Banking
3 114 (41.61%) Credit Risk
4 90 (32.85%) SQL
5 84 (30.66%) Analytics
6 83 (30.29%) Risk Management
7 82 (29.93%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (26.28%) Asset Management
8 72 (26.28%) Investment Banking
8 72 (26.28%) Business Analysis
9 67 (24.45%) Microsoft Excel
9 67 (24.45%) Project Management
10 65 (23.72%) Derivative
11 64 (23.36%) Equities
11 64 (23.36%) Information Security
12 60 (21.90%) Wealth Management
13 57 (20.80%) JIRA
14 56 (20.44%) Retail Banking
14 56 (20.44%) Risk Analytics
15 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
16 53 (19.34%) OTC Derivatives
17 52 (18.98%) Credit Risk Analytics
18 51 (18.61%) SDLC
18 51 (18.61%) CISSP
18 51 (18.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 50 (18.25%) Basel III
20 38 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
21 32 (11.68%) SAS
21 32 (11.68%) PCI DSS
22 29 (10.58%) Degree

Risk 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 32 (11.68%) SAS
2 3 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 67 (24.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.46%) Stata
6 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.36%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (0.73%) Primavera
2 1 (0.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) Firewall
2 4 (1.46%) Network Security
3 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.38%) Base SAS
2 10 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.82%) QlikView
5 4 (1.46%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (1.09%) Power BI
6 3 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) DataStage
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.73%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.73%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (20.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
2 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
General
1 170 (62.04%) Finance
2 121 (44.16%) Banking
3 72 (26.28%) Investment Banking
4 56 (20.44%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Front Office
5 10 (3.65%) Legal
6 8 (2.92%) Private Banking
7 7 (2.55%) Law
8 6 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.19%) Games
9 4 (1.46%) International Banking
9 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.46%) Retail
10 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.46%) NumPy
2 1 (0.36%) XML
2 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 114 (41.61%) Credit Risk
2 82 (29.93%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (23.72%) Derivative
4 64 (23.36%) Equities
5 53 (19.34%) OTC Derivatives
6 51 (18.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (6.93%) Management Information System
8 18 (6.57%) Market Risk
9 13 (4.74%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.55%) Fintech
11 5 (1.82%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.46%) Equity Risk
12 4 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
15 1 (0.36%) iPad
15 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.66%) Analytics
2 83 (30.29%) Risk Management
3 72 (26.28%) Asset Management
3 72 (26.28%) Business Analysis
4 67 (24.45%) Project Management
5 64 (23.36%) Information Security
6 60 (21.90%) Wealth Management
7 56 (20.44%) Risk Analytics
8 52 (18.98%) Credit Risk Analytics
9 51 (18.61%) SDLC
10 38 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (9.49%) Risk Analysis
11 26 (9.49%) Risk Assessment
12 25 (9.12%) Incident Management
13 21 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (7.66%) Data Analysis
14 19 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (6.93%) IT Audit
15 17 (6.20%) ITIL
16 16 (5.84%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 90 (32.85%) SQL
2 11 (4.01%) Python
3 7 (2.55%) MATLAB
3 7 (2.55%) R
4 6 (2.19%) VBA
5 5 (1.82%) C++
6 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.73%) C#
7 2 (0.73%) Java
7 2 (0.73%) Scala
8 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (18.61%) CISSP
2 29 (10.58%) Degree
3 27 (9.85%) CISM
4 25 (9.12%) CISA
5 21 (7.66%) CRISC
6 9 (3.28%) SANS
7 4 (1.46%) SAS Certification
8 3 (1.09%) PhD
9 2 (0.73%) ACCA
9 2 (0.73%) CIMA
9 2 (0.73%) GIAC
9 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) CISMP
10 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (18.25%) Basel III
2 32 (11.68%) PCI DSS
3 24 (8.76%) COBIT
4 23 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (8.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (5.84%) GDPR
7 13 (4.74%) ISO 9001
8 7 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (2.19%) PMO
10 4 (1.46%) IFRS
10 4 (1.46%) IFRS 9
10 4 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.73%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.36%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.36%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.82%) Tableau
3 4 (1.46%) Oracle
4 3 (1.09%) SAP
5 2 (0.73%) CA
5 2 (0.73%) Cognos
5 2 (0.73%) IBM
5 2 (0.73%) Informatica
5 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.73%) Murex
5 2 (0.73%) Teradata
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.36%) Charles River
6 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.36%) Tripwire