Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 917 874 843
Rank change year-on-year -43 -31 -25
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 269 380 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 217 326 372
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% +1.65%

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 42181 49999 59880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.20% 26.36% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32384 40149 47790
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -56 257 £57,500 - 18
UK excluding London -5 141 £50,000 -9.09% 11
London -51 114 £67,500 +12.50% 8
Midlands +55 42 £50,000 -28.57% 3
South East +48 38 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North of England +10 35 £75,000 +50.00% 4
East Midlands +59 29 £50,000 -28.57%
North West -3 29 £75,000 +36.36% 1
East of England -29 14 £50,500 -8.18% 1
West Midlands +23 13 £62,500 +33.69% 3
South West -7 6 £35,500 -21.11% 1
Scotland -14 6 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £22,500 -55.00% 3
North East +16 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 252 (93.68%) Finance
2 186 (69.14%) CIMA
3 117 (43.49%) Oracle
4 106 (39.41%) ERP
5 93 (34.57%) SAP
6 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
7 56 (20.82%) Banking
8 51 (18.96%) Dynamics AX
9 48 (17.84%) JD Edwards
10 47 (17.47%) Procure-to-Pay
10 47 (17.47%) Record to Report
11 45 (16.73%) Oracle Financials
12 44 (16.36%) Order to Cash
13 43 (15.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 41 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (15.24%) Degree
15 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Excel
15 40 (14.87%) Sage
15 40 (14.87%) Oracle Fusion
16 34 (12.64%) SQL
17 30 (11.15%) Project Management
18 29 (10.78%) Unit4 Business World
19 25 (9.29%) Advertising
20 24 (8.92%) Cognos
21 23 (8.55%) IBM
21 23 (8.55%) Manufacturing
22 21 (7.81%) Cognos Controller
22 21 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (7.81%) Dynamics 365
23 20 (7.43%) SAP FI

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 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (18.96%) Dynamics AX
2 45 (16.73%) Oracle Financials
3 43 (15.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 29 (10.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 21 (7.81%) Cognos Controller
6 20 (7.43%) SAP FI
7 16 (5.95%) SAP CO
7 16 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (4.09%) SAP S/4HANA
10 10 (3.72%) NetSuite
10 10 (3.72%) SAP FI-AP
10 10 (3.72%) SAP FI-AR
11 9 (3.35%) HFM
11 9 (3.35%) SAP BPC
12 8 (2.97%) SAP PS
13 5 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (1.86%) SAP Business One
13 5 (1.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.81%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.60%) FinancialForce
4 4 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) WAN
2 2 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.23%) Big Data
2 6 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.49%) Power BI
5 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.12%) QlikView
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.12%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.74%) DataStage
6 2 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) SAS EBI
6 2 (0.74%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 252 (93.68%) Finance
2 56 (20.82%) Banking
3 25 (9.29%) Advertising
4 23 (8.55%) Manufacturing
5 15 (5.58%) Legal
6 11 (4.09%) Retail
7 10 (3.72%) General Ledger
8 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.86%) Law
10 4 (1.49%) Billing
10 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.12%) Front Office
12 2 (0.74%) Back Office
12 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.74%) Marketing
12 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (39.41%) Consultant
2 40 (14.87%) Accountant
2 40 (14.87%) Oracle Consultant
2 40 (14.87%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 32 (11.90%) Systems Accountant
4 25 (9.29%) Analyst
5 23 (8.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 17 (6.32%) Finance Manager
7 16 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
8 14 (5.20%) Financial Analyst
9 13 (4.83%) Business Consultant
10 11 (4.09%) ERP Consultant
10 11 (4.09%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (3.72%) Architect
12 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Consultant
13 7 (2.60%) Administrator
13 7 (2.60%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.60%) Finance Modeller
13 7 (2.60%) Software Consultant
13 7 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.49%) iXBRL
3 1 (0.37%) Flash
3 1 (0.37%) Middleware
3 1 (0.37%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.74%) Derivative
5 2 (0.74%) Equities
5 2 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.74%) Robotics
5 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.37%) Fintech
6 1 (0.37%) iSeries
6 1 (0.37%) NHS
6 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Windows
1 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (39.41%) ERP
2 47 (17.47%) Procure-to-Pay
2 47 (17.47%) Record to Report
3 44 (16.36%) Order to Cash
4 30 (11.15%) Project Management
5 21 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.69%) Financial Modelling
6 18 (6.69%) Presales
6 18 (6.69%) Risk Management
7 16 (5.95%) Analytics
7 16 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (5.58%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 13 (4.83%) Change Management
10 12 (4.46%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.09%) Internal Audit
12 10 (3.72%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.72%) ITIL
12 10 (3.72%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.64%) SQL
2 12 (4.46%) VBA
3 10 (3.72%) VB
4 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 186 (69.14%) CIMA
2 41 (15.24%) Degree
3 19 (7.06%) AAT
4 16 (5.95%) CISA
5 9 (3.35%) CISSP
6 6 (2.23%) CCA
6 6 (2.23%) CISM
6 6 (2.23%) MBA
6 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.86%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (1.49%) CPIM
8 4 (1.49%) ISEB
8 4 (1.49%) MCSA
8 4 (1.49%) MCSE
8 4 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (1.12%) CRISC
9 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) GAAP
2 6 (2.23%) QA
3 5 (1.86%) IFRS
4 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (43.49%) Oracle
2 93 (34.57%) SAP
3 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
4 48 (17.84%) JD Edwards
5 40 (14.87%) Sage
6 24 (8.92%) Cognos
7 23 (8.55%) IBM
8 18 (6.69%) Infor
9 17 (6.32%) Epicor
10 7 (2.60%) Cassiopae
10 7 (2.60%) NETSOL
10 7 (2.60%) Tableau
10 7 (2.60%) White Clarke
10 7 (2.60%) Xero
11 6 (2.23%) Ariba
12 5 (1.86%) Anaplan
12 5 (1.86%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.49%) CA
13 4 (1.49%) Tagetik
14 2 (0.74%) Informatica