Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Finance Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 423 412
Rank change year-on-year -26 -11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 92 131 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 96 242
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,650 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,725 £58,125 £68,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,862 28,180 36,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.72% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,949 23,582 30,521
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley +35 54 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Berkshire +9 35 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey -36 15 £46,250 -
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +4 8 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Hampshire -17 8 £42,500 +21.43% 5
West Sussex +3 6 £44,250 -26.25% 1
East Sussex -38 5 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Kent - 3 £32,500 -
Middlesex +9 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Financial Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 92 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.39%) Degree
5 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
7 14 (15.22%) Project Management
7 14 (15.22%) Change Management
8 13 (14.13%) Oracle
9 12 (13.04%) SAP
9 12 (13.04%) ERP
10 10 (10.87%) QA
10 10 (10.87%) Time Management
10 10 (10.87%) Process Improvement
10 10 (10.87%) ACCA
10 10 (10.87%) Process Management
11 9 (9.78%) CIMA
11 9 (9.78%) Data Security
11 9 (9.78%) Sage
11 9 (9.78%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (9.78%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (9.78%) Banking
11 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.78%) Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
13 7 (7.61%) B2B
13 7 (7.61%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (3.26%) Confluence
1 3 (3.26%) IIS
1 3 (3.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (6.52%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (2.17%) HFM
4 2 (2.17%) Lawson
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.09%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.09%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.09%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.17%) Essbase
4 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) JUnit
3 1 (1.09%) NUnit
3 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 92 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 4 (4.35%) General Ledger
5 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Retail
6 3 (3.26%) Front Office
6 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
8 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) EDI
3 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Derivative
2 3 (3.26%) Fintech
2 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.26%) Pricing Data
2 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
2 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.22%) Change Management
3 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
3 14 (15.22%) Project Management
4 12 (13.04%) ERP
5 10 (10.87%) Process Improvement
5 10 (10.87%) Process Management
5 10 (10.87%) Time Management
6 9 (9.78%) Data Security
6 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.78%) Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (7.61%) B2B
8 7 (7.61%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 6 (6.52%) Analytics
9 6 (6.52%) Record to Report
10 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) Java
3 4 (4.35%) VBA
4 3 (3.26%) C#
4 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.26%) VB
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) ACCA
3 9 (9.78%) CIMA
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) ICAEW
6 1 (1.09%) CBAP
6 1 (1.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.17%) PMO
4 1 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) SAP
3 9 (9.78%) Sage
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.26%) Capita
5 3 (3.26%) Charles River
5 3 (3.26%) IFS
6 2 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.09%) Epicor
7 1 (1.09%) Xero