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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
Rank 748 763 816
Rank change year-on-year +15 +53  
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 112 193 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 163 124
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +26.31%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20788 28689 29284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.76% 27.75% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16377 22981 22971
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,800 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ACCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ACCA in the UK

ACCA
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England +32 102 £57,000 -8.80% 31
London +19 38 £60,000 -7.69% 17
South East +51 14 £62,250 +24.50% 5
Berkshire +42 12 £63,750 +34.21% 1
North West -10 11 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands +43 10 £50,000 -25.92% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £50,000 +33.33%
City of London +26 8 £67,500 +8.00% 5
South West +25 6 £65,000 +48.57% 3
Yorkshire +11 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester -13 5 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Northamptonshire +22 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland +34 3 £44,250 -
Leeds +19 3 - -
West Yorkshire +19 3 - - 1
East of England -1 3 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Hull - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset +33 2 £58,750 +56.66%
Cheshire +6 2 £60,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £61,000 +10.90%
Hertfordshire +1 2 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Falkirk - 2 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £27,500 -
Hatfield - 2 £37,500 -
Reading - 2 £22,500 -
Northampton +24 1 £17,000 -54.66%

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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.

1 231 (94.29%) Finance
2 180 (73.47%) CIMA
3 92 (37.55%) SAP
4 69 (28.16%) ERP
5 68 (27.76%) SAP FI
6 64 (26.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 64 (26.12%) SAP CO
7 54 (22.04%) Banking
8 53 (21.63%) SAP FI-AP
8 53 (21.63%) SAP FI-AR
9 41 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (15.10%) Degree
11 35 (14.29%) SAP PS
11 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 35 (14.29%) Oracle
12 34 (13.88%) CCA
13 33 (13.47%) Manufacturing
14 31 (12.65%) MS Excel
15 28 (11.43%) Retail
16 26 (10.61%) Dynamics AX
17 25 (10.20%) SAP SD
17 25 (10.20%) Project Management
17 25 (10.20%) IFRS
18 24 (9.80%) SAP BPC
18 24 (9.80%) CIPFA
19 23 (9.39%) Procure-to-Pay
19 23 (9.39%) AAT
19 23 (9.39%) Process Improvement
20 21 (8.57%) Presales
20 21 (8.57%) SAP BW

ACCA
Top Related 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 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.16%) MS Office
3 9 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (27.76%) SAP FI
2 64 (26.12%) SAP CO
2 64 (26.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 53 (21.63%) SAP FI-AP
3 53 (21.63%) SAP FI-AR
4 35 (14.29%) SAP PS
5 26 (10.61%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (10.20%) SAP SD
7 24 (9.80%) SAP BPC
8 13 (5.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (4.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (3.67%) HFM
10 9 (3.67%) SAP PP
11 8 (3.27%) Cognos Controller
12 6 (2.45%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (2.45%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
13 5 (2.04%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.57%) SAP BW
2 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.04%) Essbase
4 4 (1.63%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (1.22%) Big Data
5 3 (1.22%) Power BI
5 3 (1.22%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
General
1 231 (94.29%) Finance
2 54 (22.04%) Banking
3 33 (13.47%) Manufacturing
4 28 (11.43%) Retail
5 21 (8.57%) German Language
6 17 (6.94%) General Ledger
7 14 (5.71%) Telecoms
8 13 (5.31%) Financial Institution
9 10 (4.08%) Advertising
10 7 (2.86%) Investment Banking
11 6 (2.45%) Back Office
11 6 (2.45%) Marketing
12 5 (2.04%) Legal
13 4 (1.63%) Billing
14 3 (1.22%) Local Government
14 3 (1.22%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.82%) Automotive
15 2 (0.82%) Law
16 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 130 (53.06%) Consultant
2 56 (22.86%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (22.45%) Analyst
4 49 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 49 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 49 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 39 (15.92%) Financial Analyst
6 34 (13.88%) Senior Consultant
7 30 (12.24%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 25 (10.20%) Business Analyst
9 24 (9.80%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
9 24 (9.80%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
9 24 (9.80%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 22 (8.98%) Finance Business Analyst
11 17 (6.94%) ERP Consultant
11 17 (6.94%) Implementation Consultant
12 16 (6.53%) Finance Manager
13 14 (5.71%) Accountant
14 12 (4.90%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 12 (4.90%) ERP Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) iXBRL
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.82%) Web Services
2 2 (0.82%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.45%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.04%) FMCG
5 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.22%) iSeries
6 3 (1.22%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.22%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.63%) Unix
2 3 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.16%) ERP
2 41 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (10.20%) Project Management
4 23 (9.39%) Process Improvement
4 23 (9.39%) Procure-to-Pay
5 21 (8.57%) Presales
6 20 (8.16%) Order to Cash
7 18 (7.35%) Record to Report
8 16 (6.53%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 15 (6.12%) Migration
10 14 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 14 (5.71%) Change Management
11 13 (5.31%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (4.90%) Performance Management
12 12 (4.90%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.49%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.67%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.57%) ABAP
2 13 (5.31%) SQL
3 3 (1.22%) VBA
4 2 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 180 (73.47%) CIMA
2 37 (15.10%) Degree
3 34 (13.88%) CCA
4 24 (9.80%) CIPFA
5 23 (9.39%) AAT
6 12 (4.90%) CISA
7 8 (3.27%) QiCA
8 6 (2.45%) CFA
8 6 (2.45%) ISEB
9 5 (2.04%) CISM
9 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.22%) CISSP
10 3 (1.22%) PMP
10 3 (1.22%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.82%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.82%) CRISC
11 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.41%) MBA
12 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.20%) IFRS
2 15 (6.12%) IFRS 9
3 8 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.45%) COREP
4 6 (2.45%) FINREP
5 3 (1.22%) QA
6 2 (0.82%) Basel III
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.82%) MiFID
6 2 (0.82%) PMO
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) UCITS
Vendors
1 92 (37.55%) SAP
2 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.29%) Oracle
3 13 (5.31%) Sage
4 12 (4.90%) Cognos
5 11 (4.49%) JD Edwards
6 9 (3.67%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.86%) IBM
7 7 (2.86%) IFS
8 6 (2.45%) Ariba
8 6 (2.45%) Infor
9 4 (1.63%) CODA
9 4 (1.63%) Epicor
9 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.22%) Citrix
10 3 (1.22%) Sun
11 2 (0.82%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.82%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.41%) Brio
12 1 (0.41%) Sophos
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