The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 443 432 414
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 512 710 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 448 638 728
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median 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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 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 -18 500 £50,000 +5.26% 69
London +15 331 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South East -21 64 £47,500 +11.76% 8
City of London +37 63 £62,500 +19.04% 12
Yorkshire +26 34 £42,500 +23.18% 6
West Yorkshire +36 33 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Leeds +37 31 £42,500 +28.78% 4
Surrey +47 21 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Berkshire -6 18 £50,000 +14.94%
East of England -7 18 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +3 16 £36,000 -15.29% 7
North West -28 14 £50,500 +39.31% 6
East Midlands +10 12 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South West +28 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +13 8 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Gloucestershire +13 8 £40,000 -38.46%
Leicestershire +1 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Wales +9 7 £40,000 +29.03% 1
West Sussex +7 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Manchester -30 7 £56,750 +46.45% 4
South Wales +10 6 £40,000 +29.03% 1
East Sussex +7 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cardiff +3 6 £40,000 +29.03%
Essex +1 6 £70,000 -
Wokingham 0 6 £50,000 -
Newport - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +19 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Birmingham +9 5 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Leicester -7 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Maidenhead - 5 £50,000 -

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 939 (100.00%) Finance
2 308 (32.80%) SQL
3 244 (25.99%) Banking
4 240 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (25.45%) Business Analysis
6 153 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 143 (15.23%) Degree
8 132 (14.06%) Oracle
9 126 (13.42%) Windows
10 124 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 114 (12.14%) Scrum
12 105 (11.18%) SQL Server
13 104 (11.08%) ISEB
14 103 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
15 101 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
16 94 (10.01%) Retail
17 81 (8.63%) Legal
18 80 (8.52%) Project Management
19 76 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 68 (7.24%) Back Office
21 67 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
22 65 (6.92%) SDLC
23 64 (6.82%) QA
24 60 (6.39%) Asset Management
25 58 (6.18%) Corporate Banking
25 58 (6.18%) C#
26 57 (6.07%) ERP
27 55 (5.86%) DevOps
28 53 (5.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
28 53 (5.64%) XML

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 23 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.24%) SAS
3 19 (2.02%) IIS
4 18 (1.92%) Apache
5 17 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.75%) Confluence
8 6 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.43%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.49%) Stata
5 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.75%) EViews
7 3 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 53 (5.64%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (5.22%) Oracle Payables
3 48 (5.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 28 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (1.60%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (1.60%) SAP FI
9 13 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (1.38%) SAP CO
9 13 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
11 11 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.96%) HFM
12 9 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
13 7 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
14 6 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.64%) Intranet
1 6 (0.64%) Multicast
1 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
1 6 (0.64%) Unicast
2 4 (0.43%) Firewall
2 4 (0.43%) LDAP
2 4 (0.43%) SAN
2 4 (0.43%) Telepresence
3 3 (0.32%) LAN
3 3 (0.32%) Network Security
3 3 (0.32%) VPN
4 2 (0.21%) ADSL
4 2 (0.21%) DNS
4 2 (0.21%) FTP
4 2 (0.21%) SMS
4 2 (0.21%) VoIP
4 2 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.11%) HTTP
5 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.28%) QlikView
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.85%) Essbase
10 7 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (0.75%) Power BI
11 6 (0.64%) MS Access
12 5 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (3.30%) JIRA
2 29 (3.09%) Selenium
3 20 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.06%) JUnit
5 10 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.96%) NUnit
6 9 (0.96%) TestNG
7 7 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.75%) SilkPerformer
7 7 (0.75%) SilkTest
8 5 (0.53%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.43%) Grunt
9 4 (0.43%) gulp
9 4 (0.43%) jspm
9 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.21%) JDeveloper
General
1 939 (100.00%) Finance
2 244 (25.99%) Banking
3 94 (10.01%) Retail
4 81 (8.63%) Legal
5 68 (7.24%) Back Office
6 58 (6.18%) Corporate Banking
7 40 (4.26%) Law
8 36 (3.83%) Marketing
9 34 (3.62%) Financial Institution
9 34 (3.62%) Front Office
10 32 (3.41%) Investment Banking
11 31 (3.30%) Advertising
12 29 (3.09%) Private Banking
13 24 (2.56%) Retail Banking
14 23 (2.45%) Billing
14 23 (2.45%) General Ledger
14 23 (2.45%) Manufacturing
15 20 (2.13%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.85%) French Language
16 8 (0.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.64%) XML
2 38 (4.05%) .NET
3 20 (2.13%) XSD
4 17 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (1.81%) REST
4 17 (1.81%) XML Schema
5 15 (1.60%) HTML
5 15 (1.60%) Web Services
6 11 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.17%) HTML5
7 10 (1.06%) CSS
8 9 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (0.96%) CSS3
9 6 (0.64%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.64%) WPF
10 5 (0.53%) jQuery
11 4 (0.43%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.43%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.43%) MDX
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.94%) Fixed Income
3 33 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.41%) Fintech
5 27 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.34%) Derivative
7 21 (2.24%) Credit Risk
8 20 (2.13%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.81%) Online Banking
10 16 (1.70%) Equities
11 13 (1.38%) Reinsurance
12 12 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (0.85%) PMI
14 8 (0.85%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.85%) User Experience
15 7 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 126 (13.42%) Windows
2 53 (5.64%) Unix
3 40 (4.26%) Linux
3 40 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.75%) Solaris
6 5 (0.53%) AIX
6 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.32%) Android
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (25.45%) Business Analysis
3 153 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (12.14%) Scrum
5 80 (8.52%) Project Management
6 76 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 65 (6.92%) SDLC
8 60 (6.39%) Asset Management
9 57 (6.07%) ERP
10 55 (5.86%) DevOps
11 53 (5.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 51 (5.43%) UML
13 47 (5.01%) Analytics
14 45 (4.79%) Data Analysis
14 45 (4.79%) Process Improvement
15 44 (4.69%) Change Management
15 44 (4.69%) Waterfall
16 42 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (4.37%) Workflow
18 39 (4.15%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 308 (32.80%) SQL
2 58 (6.18%) C#
3 41 (4.37%) Java
4 28 (2.98%) T-SQL
5 23 (2.45%) PL/SQL
5 23 (2.45%) R
5 23 (2.45%) VBA
6 18 (1.92%) Python
7 16 (1.70%) C++
7 16 (1.70%) MATLAB
8 10 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.64%) Tcl
11 5 (0.53%) Perl
11 5 (0.53%) VB
12 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.43%) Ruby
12 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.32%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 143 (15.23%) Degree
2 104 (11.08%) ISEB
3 37 (3.94%) ACCA
4 35 (3.73%) CIMA
5 19 (2.02%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.60%) PhD
7 14 (1.49%) CISM
7 14 (1.49%) CISSP
8 13 (1.38%) IIBA
9 11 (1.17%) CIPFA
9 11 (1.17%) SANS
10 9 (0.96%) CBAP
10 9 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.85%) CRISC
12 5 (0.53%) PMP
13 4 (0.43%) CISA
13 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.32%) AAT
14 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.82%) QA
2 37 (3.94%) PMO
3 31 (3.30%) MiFID
4 21 (2.24%) IFRS
5 19 (2.02%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.70%) IFRS 9
7 9 (0.96%) Basel II
7 9 (0.96%) COBIT
8 7 (0.75%) Basel III
9 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.43%) EMIR
10 4 (0.43%) SLA
11 3 (0.32%) SEPA
12 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) RACF
3 2 (0.21%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) Docker
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.43%) RSA Archer
2 4 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (14.06%) Oracle
2 124 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.54%) SAP
4 35 (3.73%) Actimize
5 24 (2.56%) JD Edwards
6 19 (2.02%) Informatica
7 13 (1.38%) IBM
7 13 (1.38%) Tableau
8 12 (1.28%) Citrix
9 11 (1.17%) Infor
9 11 (1.17%) Reuters
9 11 (1.17%) Splunk
10 10 (1.06%) Cognos
11 8 (0.85%) HP
11 8 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 8 (0.85%) IFS
12 7 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.75%) BEA
12 7 (0.75%) Borland
13 6 (0.64%) Sage
Reigate, Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Montash
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time, PMI
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 + £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £28000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago