The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Finance Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 153 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 2 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% 0.27% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.29% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 19
Median salary £53,500 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.58% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £33,250 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £39,250 £55,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +7 2 £53,500 +33.75% 1
Financial Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Case Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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