The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 156 149
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 2 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.074% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £47,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £77,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 2547 2773 2964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.99% 96.55% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1602 1881
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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
Glasgow -3 1 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Edinburgh -10 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Financial Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
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%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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