Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 882 866
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 -25
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 302 346 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 240 299 362
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,437 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,150 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,600
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.02% -2.80%

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 43053 49751 60118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.06% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33093 39924 48041
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -15 291 £57,500 - 18
UK excluding London +56 163 £50,000 -4.76% 7
London -46 126 £66,250 +10.42% 12
North of England +26 47 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Midlands +44 42 £50,000 -28.57% 2
South East +33 41 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -5 32 £75,000 +39.53%
East Midlands +57 29 £50,000 -29.82%
East of England -15 16 £50,875 -7.50% 2
Yorkshire +36 13 £39,900 -6.12% 1
West Midlands +23 13 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South West -24 12 £68,750 +52.78% 1
Scotland -5 5 £68,750 +95.04% 1
North East - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 281 (93.05%) Finance
2 222 (73.51%) CIMA
3 136 (45.03%) Oracle
4 135 (44.70%) ERP
5 117 (38.74%) SAP
6 69 (22.85%) Dynamics AX
7 61 (20.20%) Microsoft
8 60 (19.87%) JD Edwards
9 53 (17.55%) Sage
10 49 (16.23%) Banking
11 48 (15.89%) Procure-to-Pay
12 46 (15.23%) Record to Report
13 44 (14.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 44 (14.57%) Degree
13 44 (14.57%) Oracle Financials
14 43 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (14.24%) Order to Cash
15 39 (12.91%) Project Management
16 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
16 38 (12.58%) Oracle Fusion
17 32 (10.60%) Advertising
18 31 (10.26%) SQL
19 29 (9.60%) Epicor
19 29 (9.60%) Infor
19 29 (9.60%) Dynamics 365
20 27 (8.94%) Unit4 Business World
20 27 (8.94%) Manufacturing
21 24 (7.95%) CISA
21 24 (7.95%) Presales
22 23 (7.62%) Cognos

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 2 (0.66%) SAS
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 69 (22.85%) Dynamics AX
2 44 (14.57%) Oracle Financials
2 44 (14.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 27 (8.94%) Unit4 Business World
4 22 (7.28%) SAP FI
5 20 (6.62%) Cognos Controller
5 20 (6.62%) NetSuite
6 18 (5.96%) SAP CO
6 18 (5.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (4.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 11 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (2.98%) HFM
9 9 (2.98%) SAP BPC
9 9 (2.98%) SAP FI-AP
9 9 (2.98%) SAP FI-AR
10 8 (2.65%) SAP PS
11 7 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (1.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.60%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (2.98%) FinancialForce
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.32%) Office 365
5 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) WAN
2 2 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (2.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.99%) Big Data
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.32%) Power BI
6 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.99%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.66%) DataStage
7 2 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.66%) QlikView
7 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 281 (93.05%) Finance
2 49 (16.23%) Banking
3 32 (10.60%) Advertising
4 27 (8.94%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.97%) Retail
6 14 (4.64%) Legal
7 12 (3.97%) General Ledger
8 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.65%) Billing
10 7 (2.32%) Law
11 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.99%) Marketing
13 2 (0.66%) Games
13 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.33%) Front Office
14 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (37.75%) Consultant
2 48 (15.89%) Accountant
3 41 (13.58%) Oracle Consultant
4 39 (12.91%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 34 (11.26%) Systems Accountant
6 31 (10.26%) Analyst
7 28 (9.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 21 (6.95%) Financial Analyst
9 18 (5.96%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (4.97%) ERP Consultant
11 14 (4.64%) Architect
11 14 (4.64%) Finance Manager
12 13 (4.30%) Business Consultant
13 10 (3.31%) Audit Manager
13 10 (3.31%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
14 9 (2.98%) IT Audit Manager
14 9 (2.98%) Management Accountant
15 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Consultant
15 8 (2.65%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.58%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.99%) iXBRL
3 1 (0.33%) Flash
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.99%) AS400
5 2 (0.66%) Fintech
5 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.66%) Robotics
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.33%) Equities
6 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.33%) iSeries
6 1 (0.33%) NHS
6 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.32%) Windows
1 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (44.70%) ERP
2 48 (15.89%) Procure-to-Pay
3 46 (15.23%) Record to Report
4 43 (14.24%) Order to Cash
5 39 (12.91%) Project Management
6 24 (7.95%) Presales
7 19 (6.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 19 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (6.29%) Risk Management
8 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.30%) Analytics
9 16 (5.30%) Financial Modelling
10 15 (4.97%) IT Audit
11 13 (4.30%) Change Management
12 12 (3.97%) Asset Management
12 12 (3.97%) PRINCE2
13 11 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.64%) Internal Audit
14 10 (3.31%) Performance Management
14 10 (3.31%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.26%) SQL
2 10 (3.31%) VBA
3 7 (2.32%) VB
4 2 (0.66%) X++
5 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 222 (73.51%) CIMA
2 44 (14.57%) Degree
3 24 (7.95%) CISA
4 19 (6.29%) AAT
5 9 (2.98%) CISSP
6 7 (2.32%) MBA
7 6 (1.99%) CCA
7 6 (1.99%) ICAEW
7 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.66%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.66%) PMP
9 4 (1.32%) CISM
9 4 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.32%) CPIM
9 4 (1.32%) ISEB
9 4 (1.32%) MCSA
9 4 (1.32%) MCSE
9 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) GAAP
2 7 (2.32%) IFRS
2 7 (2.32%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (45.03%) Oracle
2 117 (38.74%) SAP
3 61 (20.20%) Microsoft
4 60 (19.87%) JD Edwards
5 53 (17.55%) Sage
6 29 (9.60%) Epicor
6 29 (9.60%) Infor
7 23 (7.62%) Cognos
8 22 (7.28%) IBM
9 7 (2.32%) Cassiopae
9 7 (2.32%) NETSOL
9 7 (2.32%) White Clarke
9 7 (2.32%) Xero
10 6 (1.99%) Ariba
10 6 (1.99%) Tableau
11 5 (1.66%) Anaplan
11 5 (1.66%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.32%) CA
12 4 (1.32%) Tagetik
13 3 (0.99%) IFS