Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Finance Business Analyst was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst - Finance
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 625 904 933
Rank change year-on-year +279 +29 -110
Permanent jobs requiring a Finance Business Analyst 127 115 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 113 93 193
Median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,250 £35,200 £41,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £75,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,625 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -14.47% +7.95% -12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 60,206 118,984 144,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.59% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48,901 96,291 117,046
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Finance Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Finance Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Finance Business Analyst in the UK

Finance Business Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance Business Analyst.

Salary trend for Finance Business Analyst in the UK

Finance Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance Business Analyst over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Finance Business Analyst in the UK

Finance Business Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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 +280 126 £75,000 +50.00% 9
London +250 106 £90,000 +46.94% 2
UK excluding London +180 20 £40,625 -14.47% 6
South East +126 9 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Midlands +95 6 £47,500 - 1
South West - 4 £39,163 -
West Midlands +75 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Work from Home -60 3 £40,375 -32.71%
East Midlands - 3 £38,750 -
North of England +83 1 £33,500 -33.00% 1
North East - 1 £33,500 -

Finance Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, Finance Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Finance Business Analyst in the job title.

1 127 (100.00%) Finance
2 61 (48.03%) Business Analysis
3 54 (42.52%) SQL
4 53 (41.73%) Front Office
4 53 (41.73%) Asset Management
4 53 (41.73%) Hedge funds
5 52 (40.94%) Web Services
6 51 (40.16%) Fixed Income
6 51 (40.16%) AWS
7 49 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (34.65%) Bloomberg
9 39 (30.71%) Wealth Management
10 38 (29.92%) Reference Data
11 37 (29.13%) Equities
12 34 (26.77%) Python
13 31 (24.41%) Back Office
14 30 (23.62%) Data Management
14 30 (23.62%) PolarLake
14 30 (23.62%) Eagle PACE
14 30 (23.62%) Enterprise Data Management
14 30 (23.62%) R
14 30 (23.62%) Markit EDM
15 26 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (18.90%) Project Delivery
17 22 (17.32%) Investment Management
18 19 (14.96%) Requirements Gathering
18 19 (14.96%) Banking
19 16 (12.60%) User Stories
19 16 (12.60%) Collaborative Working
20 15 (11.81%) Greenfield Project

Finance Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (1.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Appian
2 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Eagle PACE
1 30 (23.62%) Markit EDM
1 30 (23.62%) PolarLake
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.15%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.79%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.16%) AWS
2 6 (4.72%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) QlikView
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 127 (100.00%) Finance
2 53 (41.73%) Front Office
3 31 (24.41%) Back Office
4 19 (14.96%) Banking
5 8 (6.30%) Legal
6 5 (3.94%) Law
7 4 (3.15%) Retail
8 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) REST
2 1 (0.79%) RESTful
2 1 (0.79%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 53 (41.73%) Hedge funds
2 51 (40.16%) Fixed Income
3 38 (29.92%) Reference Data
4 37 (29.13%) Equities
5 15 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (11.02%) Derivative
7 7 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.57%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.79%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.03%) Business Analysis
2 53 (41.73%) Asset Management
3 49 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (30.71%) Wealth Management
5 30 (23.62%) Data Management
5 30 (23.62%) Enterprise Data Management
6 26 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (18.90%) Project Delivery
8 22 (17.32%) Investment Management
9 19 (14.96%) Requirements Gathering
10 16 (12.60%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (12.60%) User Stories
11 15 (11.81%) Project Management
12 14 (11.02%) Performance Attribution
12 14 (11.02%) Portfolio Management
12 14 (11.02%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (10.24%) Waterfall
14 12 (9.45%) Fintech
15 10 (7.87%) Acceptance Criteria
16 8 (6.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) SQL
2 34 (26.77%) Python
3 30 (23.62%) R
4 2 (1.57%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) ISEB
2 3 (2.36%) Degree
3 2 (1.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) IFRS
2 5 (3.94%) GDPR
3 4 (3.15%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 44 (34.65%) Bloomberg
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) Reuters
4 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.79%) Cognos
4 1 (0.79%) FNZ
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) SAP