Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 902 849
Rank change year-on-year +66 -53 -22
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 320 291 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 205 239 352
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,850 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £98,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +18.92%

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 39,491 43,532 51,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 24.50% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29,285 33,385 41,242
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ACCA in the UK

ACCA
Top 16 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 26 September 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 +52 309 £60,000 +4.35% 91
UK excluding London +45 173 £62,500 +25.00% 72
London +48 141 £54,000 -20.00% 29
North of England +33 50 £61,250 -15.52% 14
South East +10 42 £60,000 +41.18% 14
Midlands +19 37 £60,000 +20.00% 14
North West +14 33 £75,000 - 8
East of England +36 26 £70,000 +38.61% 11
West Midlands +38 21 £56,000 -20.00% 7
East Midlands -15 16 £70,000 +40.00% 7
South West +22 12 £70,000 +94.44% 9
Yorkshire +39 11 £50,000 +122.22% 5
North East -9 6 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Scotland -7 3 £65,000 +30.00% 9
Wales - 2 £42,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ACCA.

1 316 (98.75%) Finance
2 256 (80.00%) CIMA
3 124 (38.75%) ERP
4 111 (34.69%) Microsoft
5 95 (29.69%) SAP
6 93 (29.06%) Dynamics AX
7 84 (26.25%) Oracle
8 64 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
9 60 (18.75%) Advertising
10 50 (15.63%) Epicor
11 47 (14.69%) Sage
12 45 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
12 45 (14.06%) Degree
12 45 (14.06%) Infor
13 43 (13.44%) JD Edwards
14 35 (10.94%) GAAP
15 34 (10.63%) NetSuite
15 34 (10.63%) IFRS
16 32 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (9.69%) Retail
17 31 (9.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
18 30 (9.38%) Project Management
19 28 (8.75%) AAT
20 27 (8.44%) Order to Cash
20 27 (8.44%) Dynamics NAV
21 26 (8.13%) SQL
21 26 (8.13%) Procure-to-Pay
21 26 (8.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
22 25 (7.81%) Record to Report
22 25 (7.81%) CRM

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 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 93 (29.06%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (10.63%) NetSuite
3 27 (8.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 26 (8.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 25 (7.81%) Oracle Financials
5 25 (7.81%) SAP CO
6 24 (7.50%) SAP FI
6 24 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (5.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (4.38%) SAP Business One
9 11 (3.44%) SAP BPC
10 10 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (2.81%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (2.19%) Oracle Assets
14 5 (1.56%) Lawson
14 5 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
15 4 (1.25%) SAP MDM
16 3 (0.94%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (3.13%) SaaS
3 8 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.75%) SAP BW
3 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.50%) Power BI
5 7 (2.19%) QlikView
6 6 (1.88%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.94%) Essbase
8 3 (0.94%) MySQL
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.31%) Big Data
10 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 316 (98.75%) Finance
2 60 (18.75%) Advertising
3 31 (9.69%) Retail
4 25 (7.81%) General Ledger
5 16 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.06%) Banking
7 9 (2.81%) Legal
8 8 (2.50%) Billing
9 5 (1.56%) Marketing
9 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (41.88%) Consultant
2 68 (21.25%) Analyst
3 58 (18.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 44 (13.75%) Financial Analyst
5 36 (11.25%) Accountant
6 33 (10.31%) Finance Manager
7 29 (9.06%) Business Analyst
8 23 (7.19%) Oracle Consultant
8 23 (7.19%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 15 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
9 15 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (4.38%) Business Finance Analyst
10 14 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
11 13 (4.06%) Functional Consultant
11 13 (4.06%) SAP Analyst
12 11 (3.44%) SAP CO Consultant
12 11 (3.44%) SAP FI Consultant
12 11 (3.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 10 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.31%) iXBRL
2 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.44%) Fintech
3 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.88%) Derivative
6 5 (1.56%) Tandem
7 4 (1.25%) Equities
8 3 (0.94%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (38.75%) ERP
2 31 (9.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 30 (9.38%) Project Management
4 27 (8.44%) Order to Cash
5 26 (8.13%) Procure-to-Pay
6 25 (7.81%) CRM
6 25 (7.81%) Record to Report
7 23 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.31%) Financial Modelling
10 16 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.69%) Process Improvement
12 14 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.38%) Analytics
12 14 (4.38%) Fund Management
12 14 (4.38%) Planning and Forecasting
12 14 (4.38%) Presales
13 12 (3.75%) Business Analysis
13 12 (3.75%) Mathematics
13 12 (3.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.13%) SQL
2 9 (2.81%) C
3 8 (2.50%) X++
4 6 (1.88%) ABAP
5 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.63%) VB
6 2 (0.63%) VBA
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.31%) Jython
7 1 (0.31%) Python
7 1 (0.31%) R
7 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 256 (80.00%) CIMA
2 45 (14.06%) Degree
3 32 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.75%) AAT
5 7 (2.19%) ICAEW
6 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.56%) PMP
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.63%) CBAP
9 2 (0.63%) CISA
9 2 (0.63%) IIBA
9 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CFA
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) MBA
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.94%) GAAP
2 34 (10.63%) IFRS
3 5 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.63%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.63%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) Basel II
6 1 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 111 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 95 (29.69%) SAP
3 84 (26.25%) Oracle
4 50 (15.63%) Epicor
5 47 (14.69%) Sage
6 45 (14.06%) Infor
7 43 (13.44%) JD Edwards
8 23 (7.19%) Hyperion
9 13 (4.06%) Tableau
10 10 (3.13%) Xero
11 7 (2.19%) Sun
12 6 (1.88%) Cognos
13 5 (1.56%) Adaptive Insights
14 3 (0.94%) IFS
14 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.63%) CA
15 2 (0.63%) CODA
15 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.63%) IBM
15 2 (0.63%) Pegasus