Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 900 893
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 300 280 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.62% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 215 251 343
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £34,872 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,000 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,050
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.06% -3.90%

ACCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40,722 45,488 57,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.52% 25.69% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,591 36,151 46,307
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in the UK

ACCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ACCA in the UK

ACCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ACCA over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ACCA in the UK

ACCA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England +29 286 £60,000 -1.64% 73
UK excluding London +56 160 £57,500 +15.00% 49
London -20 130 £67,500 +8.00% 26
North of England +25 48 £55,000 +29.41% 8
South East +41 43 £42,500 -30.33% 18
Midlands +43 36 £57,500 +15.00% 10
North West +9 30 £75,000 +71.43% 5
West Midlands +33 23 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Yorkshire +16 17 £39,900 -6.12% 2
East of England +1 14 £57,500 +4.55% 2
East Midlands +33 13 £52,500 -10.64% 2
South West +1 11 £57,500 -11.54% 9
Scotland -31 8 £60,000 +70.21% 1
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ACCA.

1 285 (95.00%) Finance
2 244 (81.33%) CIMA
3 144 (48.00%) ERP
4 115 (38.33%) Oracle
5 114 (38.00%) SAP
6 99 (33.00%) Dynamics AX
7 92 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 72 (24.00%) Sage
9 65 (21.67%) JD Edwards
9 65 (21.67%) Advertising
10 51 (17.00%) Epicor
11 50 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 50 (16.67%) Infor
12 49 (16.33%) Dynamics 365
13 43 (14.33%) Project Management
14 41 (13.67%) Degree
15 40 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
16 38 (12.67%) Banking
17 36 (12.00%) Record to Report
18 35 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (11.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
19 33 (11.00%) Order to Cash
20 31 (10.33%) SQL
21 30 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
21 30 (10.00%) NetSuite
22 29 (9.67%) Logistics
23 24 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
23 24 (8.00%) Manufacturing
24 23 (7.67%) Dynamics NAV
24 23 (7.67%) Presales

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 99 (33.00%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (11.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 30 (10.00%) NetSuite
3 30 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (7.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (7.00%) SAP FI
6 17 (5.67%) SAP CO
6 17 (5.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (4.33%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (3.33%) SAP BPC
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (2.00%) Cognos Controller
11 6 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (1.67%) Lawson
12 5 (1.67%) SAP FI-AP
12 5 (1.67%) SAP FI-AR
13 4 (1.33%) SAP Business One
13 4 (1.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.33%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (3.33%) FinancialForce
3 6 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.67%) SaaS
5 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.00%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (2.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.00%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.67%) Power BI
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 285 (95.00%) Finance
2 65 (21.67%) Advertising
3 38 (12.67%) Banking
4 24 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 22 (7.33%) Retail
6 12 (4.00%) General Ledger
7 10 (3.33%) Law
8 7 (2.33%) Billing
8 7 (2.33%) Marketing
9 5 (1.67%) Games
9 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 125 (41.67%) Consultant
2 48 (16.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 40 (13.33%) Analyst
4 36 (12.00%) Accountant
5 33 (11.00%) Financial Analyst
5 33 (11.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 30 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 24 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (5.67%) Systems Accountant
9 13 (4.33%) Microsoft Consultant
9 13 (4.33%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (4.00%) ERP Consultant
10 12 (4.00%) Finance Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Management Accountant
11 11 (3.67%) SAP Consultant
12 9 (3.00%) Architect
12 9 (3.00%) Audit Manager
12 9 (3.00%) IT Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.33%) iXBRL
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.67%) AS400
5 3 (1.00%) BBC
5 3 (1.00%) Fintech
5 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.67%) Robotics
7 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (48.00%) ERP
2 43 (14.33%) Project Management
3 40 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 36 (12.00%) Record to Report
5 33 (11.00%) Order to Cash
6 29 (9.67%) Logistics
7 23 (7.67%) Presales
8 19 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (6.00%) Change Management
9 18 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 13 (4.33%) CRM
12 12 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 12 (4.00%) Revenue Recognition
13 11 (3.67%) Analytics
13 11 (3.67%) IT Audit
13 11 (3.67%) ITIL
13 11 (3.67%) Time Management
13 11 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.33%) SQL
2 11 (3.67%) VBA
3 4 (1.33%) X++
4 2 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 244 (81.33%) CIMA
2 41 (13.67%) Degree
3 19 (6.33%) CISA
4 17 (5.67%) AAT
5 12 (4.00%) ICAEW
6 10 (3.33%) CIPFA
7 9 (3.00%) PMP
8 8 (2.67%) CCAB
8 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.33%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.00%) MBA
11 5 (1.67%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.33%) CISSP
12 4 (1.33%) CPIM
12 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.00%) CISM
13 3 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.00%) CRISC
13 3 (1.00%) MCSA
13 3 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) GAAP
1 9 (3.00%) SLA
2 8 (2.67%) IFRS
3 2 (0.67%) PMO
3 2 (0.67%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 115 (38.33%) Oracle
2 114 (38.00%) SAP
3 92 (30.67%) Microsoft
4 72 (24.00%) Sage
5 65 (21.67%) JD Edwards
6 51 (17.00%) Epicor
7 50 (16.67%) Infor
8 8 (2.67%) Xero
9 7 (2.33%) Cassiopae
9 7 (2.33%) Cognos
9 7 (2.33%) IBM
9 7 (2.33%) NETSOL
9 7 (2.33%) White Clarke
10 5 (1.67%) Anaplan
10 5 (1.67%) IFS
11 4 (1.33%) Tagetik
12 3 (1.00%) Tableau
12 3 (1.00%) Workday
13 2 (0.67%) Alteryx
13 2 (0.67%) Blue Prism