Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Financial Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Analysis over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1119 1201
Rank change year-on-year +65 +82 -40
Permanent jobs citing Financial Analysis 135 100 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.053% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.060% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 94
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +26.51%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £94,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Financial Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Financial Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Financial Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Financial Analysis.

Salary trend for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analysis over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +100 133 £60,000 +20.00% 8
London +63 99 £70,000 +3.70% 8
UK excluding London +1 34 £45,000 - 1
South East +43 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Midlands +13 12 £36,250 -59.72%
East Midlands +34 9 £37,500 -
North of England +8 6 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands +1 3 £32,500 -63.89%
North West -12 3 - -
Yorkshire +10 2 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 - 1
North East -2 1 £72,500 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Financial Analysis 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 Financial Analysis.

1 135 (100.00%) Finance
2 69 (51.11%) Degree
3 56 (41.48%) SharePoint
4 51 (37.78%) Asset Management
5 48 (35.56%) Banking
6 46 (34.07%) Investment Banking
6 46 (34.07%) PMO
7 45 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 45 (33.33%) Business Forecasting
7 45 (33.33%) Flash
7 45 (33.33%) Retail Banking
7 45 (33.33%) Wealth Management
8 31 (22.96%) SQL
9 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
11 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (12.59%) Marketing
14 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
15 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
15 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (9.63%) Python
16 13 (9.63%) Oracle
16 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
18 11 (8.15%) CIMA
18 11 (8.15%) SAP
18 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling

Financial Analysis
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 56 (41.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (5.93%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.96%) Maple
5 4 (2.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.96%) ReMetrica
3 2 (1.48%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.48%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.74%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) PaaS
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) WAN
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) DWDM
4 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.74%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.48%) DB2
3 2 (1.48%) MS Access
3 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) GIS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.74%) Power BI
4 1 (0.74%) QlikView
General
1 135 (100.00%) Finance
2 48 (35.56%) Banking
3 46 (34.07%) Investment Banking
4 45 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 17 (12.59%) Marketing
6 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
7 9 (6.67%) Retail
8 8 (5.93%) Law
8 8 (5.93%) Legal
9 7 (5.19%) Advertising
9 7 (5.19%) Financial Institution
10 6 (4.44%) Back Office
11 5 (3.70%) Front Office
12 2 (1.48%) Electronics
12 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Business Manager
2 36 (26.67%) Analyst
3 19 (14.07%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.41%) Consultant
4 10 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) SEO Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Developer
8 5 (3.70%) EPoS Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Qualitative Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Retail Business Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Managing Consultant
9 4 (2.96%) Product Manager
9 4 (2.96%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) Flash
2 8 (5.93%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) JMS
3 2 (1.48%) JSON
3 2 (1.48%) JSP
3 2 (1.48%) Servlets
3 2 (1.48%) Web Services
3 2 (1.48%) XML
3 2 (1.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.70%) EPoS
3 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.96%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.78%) Asset Management
2 45 (33.33%) Business Forecasting
2 45 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 45 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
7 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
9 10 (7.41%) ERP
9 10 (7.41%) Line Management
10 9 (6.67%) Statistics
11 8 (5.93%) BPMN
11 8 (5.93%) Coaching
11 8 (5.93%) SDLC
11 8 (5.93%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.93%) Time Management
11 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) SQL
2 13 (9.63%) Python
3 9 (6.67%) Java
3 9 (6.67%) R
4 7 (5.19%) C++
4 7 (5.19%) MATLAB
5 4 (2.96%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) Fortran
5 4 (2.96%) PHP
6 3 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.48%) Perl
7 2 (1.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (51.11%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) CIMA
3 6 (4.44%) ACCA
4 5 (3.70%) CFA
5 4 (2.96%) PhD
6 2 (1.48%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.48%) RHCE
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) CCAB
7 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (34.07%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) IFRS
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (1.48%) Suricata
Vendors
1 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 11 (8.15%) SAP
4 7 (5.19%) Ariba
5 6 (4.44%) Tableau
6 4 (2.96%) Minitab
7 3 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco
8 2 (1.48%) Infor
8 2 (1.48%) Qualys
8 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Epicor
9 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.74%) Sage
9 1 (0.74%) Sony
9 1 (0.74%) VMware