The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
England / London
Rank 305 311 334
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 313 406 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 274 369 311
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31842 39729 39956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.76% 96.09% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26901 34261 33541
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 53 £62,500 +13.63% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £37,500 -
West End of London +12 2 £51,500 - 1
Beckenham - 2 £65,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £35,000 -
Heathrow -5 1 - -
Canary Wharf -14 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 598 (100.00%) Finance
2 226 (37.79%) SQL
3 224 (37.46%) Banking
4 133 (22.24%) Business Analysis
5 127 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (18.23%) Windows
8 107 (17.89%) Degree
9 90 (15.05%) Microsoft
10 78 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 68 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
12 66 (11.04%) MS Excel
13 63 (10.54%) Oracle
14 60 (10.03%) Legal
15 58 (9.70%) Scrum
16 56 (9.36%) MS Office
17 53 (8.86%) Asset Management
18 49 (8.19%) Back Office
19 48 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
20 47 (7.86%) Mathematics
21 46 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
21 46 (7.69%) C#
22 42 (7.02%) Project Management
22 42 (7.02%) Unix
23 41 (6.86%) Retail
24 40 (6.69%) DevOps
25 38 (6.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
25 38 (6.35%) Analytics
25 38 (6.35%) Investment Banking
25 38 (6.35%) Fixed Income

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.68%) IIS
2 16 (2.68%) SAS
3 15 (2.51%) Apache
3 15 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.50%) JBoss
5 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 66 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.36%) MS Office
3 14 (2.34%) MS Project
4 13 (2.17%) Stata
5 11 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.00%) EViews
Business Applications
1 20 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.34%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.17%) SAP CO
3 13 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.67%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.50%) HFM
8 3 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.50%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.50%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) G Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.67%) Intranet
2 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.84%) Firewall
4 4 (0.67%) LDAP
4 4 (0.67%) Telepresence
5 3 (0.50%) CTI
5 3 (0.50%) DNS
5 3 (0.50%) Network Security
5 3 (0.50%) VPN
6 2 (0.33%) ADSL
6 2 (0.33%) FTP
6 2 (0.33%) Internet
6 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.33%) Multicast
6 2 (0.33%) SAN
6 2 (0.33%) SMS
6 2 (0.33%) Unicast
7 1 (0.17%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (2.17%) QlikView
7 11 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.17%) Power BI
12 6 (1.00%) MS Access
13 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.67%) Big Data
14 4 (0.67%) Essbase
14 4 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
15 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.68%) JIRA
2 15 (2.51%) Selenium
3 13 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.01%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.17%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.84%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.84%) SilkPerformer
6 5 (0.84%) SilkTest
7 4 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.67%) Grunt
7 4 (0.67%) gulp
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.67%) jspm
7 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.17%) JUnit
9 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 598 (100.00%) Finance
2 224 (37.46%) Banking
3 60 (10.03%) Legal
4 49 (8.19%) Back Office
5 46 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
6 41 (6.86%) Retail
7 38 (6.35%) Investment Banking
8 37 (6.19%) Financial Institution
8 37 (6.19%) Front Office
9 30 (5.02%) Law
10 28 (4.68%) Marketing
11 27 (4.52%) Private Banking
12 16 (2.68%) Retail Banking
13 15 (2.51%) Advertising
14 14 (2.34%) French Language
14 14 (2.34%) German Language
15 11 (1.84%) General Ledger
16 10 (1.67%) Spanish Language
17 9 (1.51%) Billing
17 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.19%) .NET
2 29 (4.85%) XML
3 15 (2.51%) HTML
4 14 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (2.34%) XSD
5 12 (2.01%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.01%) Web Services
6 11 (1.84%) XML Schema
7 10 (1.67%) HTML5
8 9 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (1.51%) CSS
8 9 (1.51%) CSS3
8 9 (1.51%) REST
9 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.00%) WPF
10 5 (0.84%) jQuery
11 4 (0.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.67%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.50%) EDI
12 3 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.35%) Fixed Income
3 27 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.01%) Online Banking
5 21 (3.51%) Derivative
5 21 (3.51%) Equities
6 19 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.51%) Credit Risk
8 15 (2.51%) Fintech
9 14 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.51%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.51%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (1.00%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.84%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.23%) Windows
2 42 (7.02%) Unix
3 30 (5.02%) Linux
4 28 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.84%) AIX
7 5 (0.84%) Solaris
7 5 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (22.24%) Business Analysis
2 127 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (9.70%) Scrum
5 53 (8.86%) Asset Management
6 48 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (7.86%) Mathematics
8 42 (7.02%) Project Management
9 40 (6.69%) DevOps
10 38 (6.35%) Analytics
10 38 (6.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 37 (6.19%) Target Operating Model
12 36 (6.02%) ITIL
13 34 (5.69%) SDLC
14 28 (4.68%) Change Management
15 25 (4.18%) Data Analysis
15 25 (4.18%) Investment Management
15 25 (4.18%) Process Improvement
15 25 (4.18%) User Stories
16 24 (4.01%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 226 (37.79%) SQL
2 46 (7.69%) C#
3 21 (3.51%) R
4 20 (3.34%) VBA
5 19 (3.18%) Java
6 17 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.68%) MATLAB
8 11 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.67%) Python
10 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.17%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.67%) C++
13 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.50%) VB
13 3 (0.50%) XPath
14 2 (0.33%) Tcl
15 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.17%) C
15 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 107 (17.89%) Degree
2 28 (4.68%) ACCA
3 26 (4.35%) CIMA
4 25 (4.18%) ISEB
5 18 (3.01%) CISM
5 18 (3.01%) CISSP
6 16 (2.68%) CIPFA
7 15 (2.51%) SANS
8 14 (2.34%) PhD
9 13 (2.17%) CRISC
10 11 (1.84%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.00%) PMP
12 4 (0.67%) CISA
13 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (0.33%) CCSP
14 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.17%) CBAP
15 1 (0.17%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.52%) QA
2 32 (5.35%) PMO
3 23 (3.85%) IFRS
3 23 (3.85%) MiFID
4 19 (3.18%) IFRS 9
5 15 (2.51%) Data Quality
6 14 (2.34%) COBIT
7 8 (1.34%) Basel III
8 7 (1.17%) Basel II
9 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.50%) EMIR
10 3 (0.50%) SEPA
11 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.67%) RACF
3 2 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.51%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.54%) Oracle
3 29 (4.85%) Actimize
3 29 (4.85%) SAP
4 21 (3.51%) Informatica
5 17 (2.84%) Reuters
5 17 (2.84%) Tableau
6 14 (2.34%) IBM
7 11 (1.84%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.67%) Charles River
9 9 (1.51%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.17%) BEA
10 7 (1.17%) Citrix
10 7 (1.17%) Cognos
10 7 (1.17%) HP
11 6 (1.00%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.84%) Borland
13 4 (0.67%) FXall
13 4 (0.67%) Novell
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
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