Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 341 288
Rank change year-on-year +34 -53 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 792 686 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.90% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.94% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 641 603 918
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £74,750
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in London

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in London

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in London

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +48 170 £51,000 -11.30% 9
West London +8 16 £50,000 +8.11%
South London -24 7 £58,750 +23.68%
East London -1 3 £21,500 -63.25%
Financial Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 792 (100.00%) Finance
2 381 (48.11%) Banking
3 264 (33.33%) SQL
4 183 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 174 (21.97%) Degree
7 173 (21.84%) Business Analysis
8 171 (21.59%) QA
9 166 (20.96%) Legal
10 164 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
11 159 (20.08%) Investment Banking
12 151 (19.07%) Project Management
13 133 (16.79%) Retail Banking
14 118 (14.90%) Wealth Management
15 108 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 103 (13.01%) Programme Management
17 102 (12.88%) Windows
18 97 (12.25%) Microsoft
19 88 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
20 86 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 86 (10.86%) Marketing
21 84 (10.61%) Data Analysis
21 84 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
22 79 (9.97%) Front Office
23 78 (9.85%) Private Banking
24 77 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
25 73 (9.22%) Corporate Banking
26 69 (8.71%) Test Automation
27 63 (7.95%) Change Management
28 60 (7.58%) Back Office

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.79%) IIS
2 24 (3.03%) Apache
3 23 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.01%) SAS
6 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.76%) Confluence
8 5 (0.63%) Documentum
9 4 (0.51%) CMS
10 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.51%) Stata
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (1.14%) HFM
4 9 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
4 9 (1.14%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.63%) Primavera
8 4 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.51%) SAP FI-AP
9 3 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (1.64%) SaaS
2 10 (1.26%) BrowserStack
3 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) FinancialForce
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.27%) Firewall
2 16 (2.02%) DNS
3 15 (1.89%) Internet
4 9 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (1.14%) Junos
4 9 (1.14%) LAN
4 9 (1.14%) Network Security
4 9 (1.14%) VPN
5 7 (0.88%) WAN
6 6 (0.76%) DHCP
6 6 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.63%) MPLS
8 4 (0.51%) BGP
8 4 (0.51%) DSL
8 4 (0.51%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.51%) OSPF
8 4 (0.51%) SAN
8 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.51%) VPLS
8 4 (0.51%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (5.30%) Power BI
4 36 (4.55%) QlikView
5 22 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.26%) Blockchain
9 10 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.01%) Squirro
11 7 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.76%) Essbase
13 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
15 2 (0.25%) MS Access
15 2 (0.25%) OLAP
15 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (4.92%) Selenium
2 31 (3.91%) SoapUI
3 26 (3.28%) HP UFT
4 25 (3.16%) JIRA
5 11 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 7 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.63%) Hudson
9 5 (0.63%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.51%) ERwin
11 2 (0.25%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.25%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.25%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.13%) MSTest
General
1 792 (100.00%) Finance
2 381 (48.11%) Banking
3 166 (20.96%) Legal
4 159 (20.08%) Investment Banking
5 133 (16.79%) Retail Banking
6 86 (10.86%) Marketing
7 79 (9.97%) Front Office
8 78 (9.85%) Private Banking
9 73 (9.22%) Corporate Banking
10 60 (7.58%) Back Office
11 42 (5.30%) Law
12 22 (2.78%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.52%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.63%) Games
14 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.51%) Advertising
15 4 (0.51%) International Banking
15 4 (0.51%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.42%) .NET
2 32 (4.04%) XML
3 28 (3.54%) REST
4 26 (3.28%) MSMQ
4 26 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
4 26 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (2.53%) RESTful
6 12 (1.52%) SOAP
7 6 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.76%) MDX
8 4 (0.51%) COM
8 4 (0.51%) NumPy
9 3 (0.38%) Middleware
10 2 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.25%) J2EE
10 2 (0.25%) JSON
11 1 (0.13%) Mason
11 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 164 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.43%) Equities
3 31 (3.91%) Derivative
4 27 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.16%) Fixed Income
6 22 (2.78%) User Experience
7 19 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.27%) Fintech
9 17 (2.15%) iPhone
10 16 (2.02%) iPad
11 14 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.52%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.26%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (1.01%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 102 (12.88%) Windows
2 48 (6.06%) Unix
3 26 (3.28%) Linux
3 26 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 13 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.01%) Android
8 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 173 (21.84%) Business Analysis
4 151 (19.07%) Project Management
5 118 (14.90%) Wealth Management
6 103 (13.01%) Programme Management
7 88 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 86 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 84 (10.61%) Data Analysis
9 84 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (8.71%) Test Automation
11 63 (7.95%) Change Management
12 54 (6.82%) Analytics
12 54 (6.82%) User Stories
12 54 (6.82%) Visualisation
13 48 (6.06%) Data Management
14 46 (5.81%) CRM
15 43 (5.43%) ETL
15 43 (5.43%) Target Operating Model
16 42 (5.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 264 (33.33%) SQL
2 32 (4.04%) C#
2 32 (4.04%) Python
3 24 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 20 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 19 (2.40%) VBA
6 17 (2.15%) C++
6 17 (2.15%) Java
6 17 (2.15%) Perl
7 14 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.52%) Korn
9 11 (1.39%) Bourne shell
9 11 (1.39%) Ruby
10 9 (1.14%) R
11 8 (1.01%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.51%) Tcl
15 2 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 174 (21.97%) Degree
2 24 (3.03%) CISSP
3 10 (1.26%) CCNA
3 10 (1.26%) CCNP
3 10 (1.26%) CCSA
3 10 (1.26%) CCSE
3 10 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.26%) ISEB
4 9 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
4 9 (1.14%) JNCIS
5 8 (1.01%) CASP
5 8 (1.01%) CEH
5 8 (1.01%) CISM
5 8 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (0.88%) CIMA
6 7 (0.88%) CRISC
6 7 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (21.59%) QA
2 24 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.65%) MiFID
4 20 (2.53%) GDPR
5 17 (2.15%) COBIT
6 13 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (1.64%) PMO
7 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.25%) Basel III
9 1 (0.13%) COSO
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.13%) PSD2
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) XenApp
3 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.76%) Nagios
2 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.76%) Puppet
3 5 (0.63%) Ansible
4 3 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.13%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.13%) Nessus
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.19%) Tableau
3 39 (4.92%) Oracle
4 28 (3.54%) SAP
5 25 (3.16%) Informatica
6 20 (2.53%) Hyperion
7 19 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.02%) Cognos
9 12 (1.52%) Bloomberg
9 12 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.52%) Cisco
10 11 (1.39%) Citrix
10 11 (1.39%) Splunk
11 10 (1.26%) F5
11 10 (1.26%) Juniper
12 9 (1.14%) Adobe
12 9 (1.14%) Anaplan
12 9 (1.14%) VMware
13 6 (0.76%) Reuters
13 6 (0.76%) Sybase