Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Finance Analyst
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 438 459 402
Rank change year-on-year +21 -57 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 1189 1315 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1209 1552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Financial Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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 +8 1162 £50,000 - 60
London +50 810 £57,500 +15.00% 30
UK excluding London -35 377 £42,500 - 35
South East -10 131 £45,000 - 13
North of England +12 98 £42,500 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire +25 65 £42,500 +26.87% 4
Midlands +21 65 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands +26 44 £42,500 -
South West +13 31 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West -35 31 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East of England -32 27 £44,000 -7.37%
East Midlands +30 21 £46,000 +19.48% 2
Wales +7 15 £40,000 +34.45%
Scotland +1 8 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North East +22 2 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £33,750 - 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Financial Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 1189 (100.00%) Finance
2 413 (34.74%) SQL
3 367 (30.87%) Banking
4 298 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (20.19%) Business Analysis
6 234 (19.68%) Degree
7 206 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
8 181 (15.22%) Asset Management
9 180 (15.14%) Project Management
10 171 (14.38%) Legal
10 171 (14.38%) Retail
11 160 (13.46%) QA
12 156 (13.12%) SQL Server
13 136 (11.44%) Windows
14 134 (11.27%) Oracle
15 131 (11.02%) Investment Banking
15 131 (11.02%) Wealth Management
16 130 (10.93%) Microsoft
17 126 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 124 (10.43%) Scrum
19 121 (10.18%) Retail Banking
20 111 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
21 110 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
22 92 (7.74%) ISEB
23 85 (7.15%) Programme Management
24 84 (7.06%) Data Analysis
25 82 (6.90%) Change Management
26 79 (6.64%) User Stories
27 78 (6.56%) Unix
28 73 (6.14%) Corporate Banking

Financial 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 31 (2.61%) IIS
2 27 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.10%) Apache
4 18 (1.51%) SAS
5 11 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.59%) Confluence
7 6 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.42%) Documentum
9 4 (0.34%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
11 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.084%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.084%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.084%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 110 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.85%) Stata
5 21 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.67%) Open Workbench
7 7 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.59%) EViews
7 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (4.12%) Oracle Payables
2 49 (4.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 30 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
5 27 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 27 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
6 25 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.93%) Actimize
7 23 (1.93%) SAP FI
8 22 (1.85%) SAP CO
8 22 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
9 20 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
10 18 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (1.26%) Dynamics GP
11 15 (1.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 10 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
13 9 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.67%) SaaS
3 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.25%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.084%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.26%) DNS
2 14 (1.18%) Firewall
3 13 (1.09%) Multicast
3 13 (1.09%) Unicast
4 12 (1.01%) Internet
4 12 (1.01%) LAN
5 11 (0.93%) Network Security
5 11 (0.93%) VPN
6 9 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (0.76%) Junos
6 9 (0.76%) WAN
7 6 (0.50%) FTP
7 6 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.42%) MPLS
9 4 (0.34%) BGP
9 4 (0.34%) DSL
9 4 (0.34%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.34%) OSPF
9 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.34%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (2.52%) Power BI
4 28 (2.35%) QlikView
5 27 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 13 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.67%) Essbase
13 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.59%) SQLPlus
15 5 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (3.87%) JIRA
2 30 (2.52%) Selenium
3 22 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 12 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.01%) JDeveloper
7 10 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.59%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (0.59%) SilkTest
8 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.42%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.42%) Hudson
9 5 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.25%) JUnit
10 3 (0.25%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 1189 (100.00%) Finance
2 367 (30.87%) Banking
3 171 (14.38%) Legal
3 171 (14.38%) Retail
4 131 (11.02%) Investment Banking
5 121 (10.18%) Retail Banking
6 73 (6.14%) Corporate Banking
7 65 (5.47%) Back Office
8 58 (4.88%) Law
9 57 (4.79%) Private Banking
10 52 (4.37%) Front Office
11 48 (4.04%) Marketing
12 39 (3.28%) General Ledger
13 37 (3.11%) Advertising
14 32 (2.69%) Billing
15 26 (2.19%) Financial Institution
16 19 (1.60%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.50%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.34%) International Banking
18 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.97%) XML
2 53 (4.46%) .NET
3 23 (1.93%) REST
4 19 (1.60%) XSD
5 15 (1.26%) MDX
5 15 (1.26%) XML Schema
6 11 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (0.76%) Web Services
8 8 (0.67%) HTML
8 8 (0.67%) NumPy
8 8 (0.67%) SOAP
9 7 (0.59%) HTML5
10 6 (0.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.50%) CSS
10 6 (0.50%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (0.42%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 206 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.63%) Equities
3 52 (4.37%) Derivative
4 50 (4.21%) Fixed Income
5 39 (3.28%) Fintech
5 39 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 26 (2.19%) Reinsurance
8 26 (2.19%) User Experience
9 18 (1.51%) iPhone
10 16 (1.35%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.35%) iPad
11 15 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.93%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.84%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.84%) Online Banking
16 9 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 136 (11.44%) Windows
2 78 (6.56%) Unix
3 45 (3.78%) Linux
4 44 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.59%) Android
8 7 (0.59%) Solaris
9 5 (0.42%) AIX
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (20.19%) Business Analysis
3 181 (15.22%) Asset Management
4 180 (15.14%) Project Management
5 131 (11.02%) Wealth Management
6 126 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (10.43%) Scrum
8 111 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 85 (7.15%) Programme Management
10 84 (7.06%) Data Analysis
11 82 (6.90%) Change Management
12 79 (6.64%) User Stories
13 73 (6.14%) Test Automation
14 68 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (5.47%) Analytics
16 58 (4.88%) Test Scripting
17 56 (4.71%) SDLC
18 54 (4.54%) Use Case
19 50 (4.21%) ERP
19 50 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 413 (34.74%) SQL
2 63 (5.30%) C#
3 56 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 51 (4.29%) Python
5 50 (4.21%) Java
6 38 (3.20%) PL/SQL
7 31 (2.61%) VBA
8 30 (2.52%) R
9 29 (2.44%) C++
10 25 (2.10%) Perl
11 24 (2.02%) MATLAB
12 20 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.51%) Korn
13 18 (1.51%) Ruby
14 17 (1.43%) Bourne shell
15 14 (1.18%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.09%) Tcl
17 5 (0.42%) C
18 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 234 (19.68%) Degree
2 92 (7.74%) ISEB
3 25 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.43%) IIBA
7 15 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.18%) CBAP
8 14 (1.18%) CISSP
8 14 (1.18%) PhD
9 13 (1.09%) ACCA
9 13 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.01%) CIMA
10 12 (1.01%) CISM
11 11 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.84%) CCNA
12 10 (0.84%) CCNP
13 9 (0.76%) CCSA
13 9 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (13.46%) QA
2 40 (3.36%) PMO
3 35 (2.94%) MiFID
4 25 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.84%) IFRS
6 10 (0.84%) SLA
7 9 (0.76%) COBIT
8 8 (0.67%) GDPR
9 6 (0.50%) Basel II
10 5 (0.42%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.25%) Basel III
13 2 (0.17%) EMIR
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.084%) FATCA
14 1 (0.084%) ISO 15022
14 1 (0.084%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) XenApp
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.084%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.59%) Puppet
3 6 (0.50%) Nagios
4 5 (0.42%) Ansible
4 5 (0.42%) SCCM
5 4 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.084%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.084%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.084%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 134 (11.27%) Oracle
2 130 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 66 (5.55%) SAP
4 37 (3.11%) Tableau
5 25 (2.10%) Informatica
6 23 (1.93%) Cognos
7 22 (1.85%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.51%) Splunk
9 16 (1.35%) Citrix
9 16 (1.35%) IBM
10 14 (1.18%) Hyperion
10 14 (1.18%) JD Edwards
11 13 (1.09%) Cisco
12 11 (0.93%) CheckPoint
12 11 (0.93%) CODA
12 11 (0.93%) Infor
12 11 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.84%) Juniper
14 9 (0.76%) F5
14 9 (0.76%) Sun
Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + 25% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Free onsite parrking
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Lavendon Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Nakama
Salary: From £52,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago