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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 683 713
Rank change year-on-year -45 +30  
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 144 245 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.95% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 122 198 202
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £65,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +20.87%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -52 134 £55,000 - 42
London +1 68 £72,500 +20.83% 14
East Midlands +40 26 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South East +31 16 £40,000 -20.00% 11
City of London +10 12 £57,500 -6.12% 2
Northamptonshire +15 11 £50,000 +20.48%
Berkshire +21 9 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Scotland +21 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North West -54 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Reading +23 6 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Manchester -27 6 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Falkirk +6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -31 5 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Midlands +15 4 £55,000 - 2
Birmingham +10 4 £55,000 -
South West -2 4 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Hertfordshire -38 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Glasgow - 4 £36,715 - 1
Northampton +13 3 £70,000 +68.67%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
Wimborne - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Surrey +26 2 - - 5
North East +13 2 £57,500 +27.77%
West Sussex +8 2 £58,500 +46.25%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £45,000 -67.85% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Reigate - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear +18 1 £77,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 1 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 244 (94.57%) Finance
2 179 (69.38%) CIMA
3 88 (34.11%) Oracle
3 88 (34.11%) ERP
4 85 (32.95%) SAP
5 55 (21.32%) Microsoft
6 52 (20.16%) Banking
7 39 (15.12%) Degree
7 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
8 38 (14.73%) Dynamics AX
8 38 (14.73%) Procure-to-Pay
9 36 (13.95%) JD Edwards
9 36 (13.95%) Order to Cash
10 34 (13.18%) Record to Report
10 34 (13.18%) Unit4 Business World
11 33 (12.79%) Oracle Financials
12 30 (11.63%) Manufacturing
13 29 (11.24%) SAP FI
13 29 (11.24%) Cognos
13 29 (11.24%) SAP CO
13 29 (11.24%) SAP FI/CO
14 28 (10.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 27 (10.47%) Cognos Controller
15 27 (10.47%) IBM
15 27 (10.47%) Project Management
16 26 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (9.30%) SAP FI-AP
17 24 (9.30%) SAP FI-AR
18 23 (8.91%) Oracle Fusion
18 23 (8.91%) Retail

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 (0.78%) SAS
1 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (14.73%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (13.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 33 (12.79%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (11.24%) SAP CO
4 29 (11.24%) SAP FI
4 29 (11.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 28 (10.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 27 (10.47%) Cognos Controller
7 24 (9.30%) SAP FI-AP
7 24 (9.30%) SAP FI-AR
8 15 (5.81%) SAP BPC
9 12 (4.65%) HFM
10 11 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (3.49%) SAP PS
12 8 (3.10%) SAP SD
13 7 (2.71%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (2.71%) SAP PP
14 6 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
14 6 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (1.55%) SaaS
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) Broadband
2 2 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.10%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.55%) Big Data
4 4 (1.55%) Essbase
4 4 (1.55%) Power BI
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (1.16%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.39%) DataStage
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 244 (94.57%) Finance
2 52 (20.16%) Banking
3 30 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 23 (8.91%) Retail
5 19 (7.36%) General Ledger
6 16 (6.20%) Advertising
7 13 (5.04%) Legal
7 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.10%) German Language
9 7 (2.71%) Back Office
10 5 (1.94%) Local Government
11 4 (1.55%) Law
11 4 (1.55%) Private Banking
12 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.16%) French Language
12 3 (1.16%) Front Office
13 2 (0.78%) Automotive
13 2 (0.78%) Billing
13 2 (0.78%) Marketing
14 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (40.31%) Consultant
2 44 (17.05%) Accountant
3 37 (14.34%) Systems Accountant
4 30 (11.63%) Analyst
5 26 (10.08%) SAP Consultant
6 25 (9.69%) SAP CO Consultant
6 25 (9.69%) SAP FI Consultant
6 25 (9.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 24 (9.30%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 23 (8.91%) Oracle Consultant
8 23 (8.91%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 23 (8.91%) Senior Consultant
9 17 (6.59%) Financial Analyst
10 15 (5.81%) Finance Manager
10 15 (5.81%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 14 (5.43%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
11 14 (5.43%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
11 14 (5.43%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 11 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (3.49%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.55%) iXBRL
3 1 (0.39%) Flash
3 1 (0.39%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.55%) iSeries
4 4 (1.55%) NHS
5 3 (1.16%) Derivative
5 3 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.78%) Equities
6 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.78%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.55%) Linux
1 4 (1.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.11%) ERP
2 38 (14.73%) Procure-to-Pay
3 36 (13.95%) Order to Cash
4 34 (13.18%) Record to Report
5 27 (10.47%) Project Management
6 23 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.75%) Financial Modelling
7 20 (7.75%) Presales
8 19 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.20%) Process Improvement
10 15 (5.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 14 (5.43%) IT Audit
12 12 (4.65%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.65%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.65%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.49%) Analytics
13 9 (3.49%) Internal Audit
14 8 (3.10%) IT Strategy
14 8 (3.10%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.14%) SQL
2 13 (5.04%) VBA
3 12 (4.65%) VB
4 7 (2.71%) ABAP
5 2 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (69.38%) CIMA
2 39 (15.12%) Degree
3 16 (6.20%) AAT
4 15 (5.81%) CISA
5 9 (3.49%) CCA
6 8 (3.10%) CIPFA
6 8 (3.10%) CISM
7 7 (2.71%) QiCA
8 5 (1.94%) ISEB
9 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.78%) CISSP
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.78%) ICAEW
10 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.78%) PMP
10 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) CRISC
11 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.16%) IFRS
2 3 (1.16%) PMO
2 3 (1.16%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) GAAP
3 2 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) FATCA
4 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.39%) UCITS
Vendors
1 88 (34.11%) Oracle
2 85 (32.95%) SAP
3 55 (21.32%) Microsoft
4 36 (13.95%) JD Edwards
5 29 (11.24%) Cognos
6 27 (10.47%) IBM
7 21 (8.14%) Sage
8 11 (4.26%) Infor
9 9 (3.49%) Hyperion
9 9 (3.49%) IFS
10 8 (3.10%) Epicor
11 6 (2.33%) CODA
12 5 (1.94%) Pegasus
12 5 (1.94%) Sun
12 5 (1.94%) Tableau
13 4 (1.55%) Citrix
13 4 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.16%) CA
14 3 (1.16%) Tagetik
15 2 (0.78%) Anaplan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belvedere, Kent
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Washington Frank
Salary: £41000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £55,000 - 75,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-t
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £96,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago