Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 331 308
Rank change year-on-year -18 -23 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 25 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 45
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.88% -4.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,375 £51,900
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the North West 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
Cheshire -30 9 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Manchester -19 8 £35,000 -2.10%
Merseyside +15 5 £24,250 -52.91%
Lancashire - 3 £41,000 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) QA
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (12.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (4.00%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (8.00%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (8.00%) QlikView
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ACCA
2 2 (8.00%) CIMA
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) GCFA
3 1 (4.00%) GCIH
3 1 (4.00%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) Sage
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) VocaLink