The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 455 349
Rank change year-on-year +49 -106  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 606 581 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.60% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.62% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 496 512 899
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +53 592 £50,000 +5.26% 57
London +50 399 £57,500 +14.42% 33
City of London +70 90 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South East +30 67 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire +29 35 £42,500 +30.76% 3
West Midlands +15 33 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Surrey +35 29 £47,500 +21.21% 3
West Yorkshire +22 26 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Leeds +17 25 £42,500 +23.18% 1
North West -32 19 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East Sussex +9 15 £40,000 -20.00%
South West +3 14 £39,250 -9.77% 3
East Midlands +29 13 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Brighton +8 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -15 12 £56,750 +31.97% 1
Coventry - 12 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 10 £44,000 -2.22%
East of England -16 10 £44,000 -18.13%
Wales +12 9 £40,000 +31.14%
Berkshire +5 9 £47,500 -6.86% 2
South Wales +22 8 £40,000 +31.14%
Cardiff +13 8 £40,000 +29.03%
Birmingham -4 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Newport - 8 £40,000 -
Telford - 8 £32,500 -
Hampshire +18 7 £31,500 -16.00%
South Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £27,500 -
Bristol -22 5 £42,250 -2.87% 3

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1112 (100.00%) Finance
2 384 (34.53%) SQL
3 302 (27.16%) Banking
4 297 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (22.30%) Business Analysis
6 175 (15.74%) Degree
7 154 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
7 154 (13.85%) SQL Server
8 147 (13.22%) Retail
9 143 (12.86%) Oracle
10 139 (12.50%) Windows
11 134 (12.05%) Legal
12 132 (11.87%) Scrum
13 130 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 128 (11.51%) Microsoft
15 125 (11.24%) Project Management
16 122 (10.97%) Asset Management
17 110 (9.89%) ISEB
17 110 (9.89%) QA
18 108 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
19 98 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
20 86 (7.73%) Investment Banking
21 78 (7.01%) Back Office
21 78 (7.01%) Corporate Banking
22 77 (6.92%) Retail Banking
22 77 (6.92%) Wealth Management
23 74 (6.65%) Unix
24 69 (6.21%) C#
24 69 (6.21%) Oracle EBS
24 69 (6.21%) Test Automation

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 28 (2.52%) IIS
2 27 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.16%) Apache
5 18 (1.62%) SAS
6 10 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.54%) Confluence
9 4 (0.36%) Documentum
9 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.18%) CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 108 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.98%) Stata
5 8 (0.72%) Open Workbench
6 7 (0.63%) EViews
7 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 69 (6.21%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (5.67%) Oracle Payables
2 63 (5.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 35 (3.15%) Actimize
4 29 (2.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 29 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (2.52%) Oracle Assets
5 28 (2.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 25 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
8 19 (1.71%) SAP FI
9 18 (1.62%) SAP CO
9 18 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (1.26%) Dynamics GP
11 14 (1.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 11 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (0.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (0.45%) SaaS
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.27%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.17%) Multicast
1 13 (1.17%) Unicast
2 11 (0.99%) DNS
3 10 (0.90%) Firewall
4 9 (0.81%) VPN
5 8 (0.72%) Network Security
6 7 (0.63%) Internet
6 7 (0.63%) LAN
7 6 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (0.54%) Junos
7 6 (0.54%) WAN
8 5 (0.45%) MPLS
8 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.36%) BGP
9 4 (0.36%) DSL
9 4 (0.36%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.36%) OSPF
9 4 (0.36%) SAN
9 4 (0.36%) Telepresence
9 4 (0.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
4 24 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 23 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (1.89%) Power BI
7 19 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 15 (1.35%) QlikView
11 14 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.63%) SQLPlus
15 6 (0.54%) MS Access
16 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (3.51%) JIRA
2 28 (2.52%) Selenium
3 20 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
3 20 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.44%) SoapUI
5 13 (1.17%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.08%) JDeveloper
7 11 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.63%) JUnit
8 7 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (0.63%) SilkTest
9 5 (0.45%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.36%) NUnit
10 4 (0.36%) TestNG
11 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.27%) Hudson
11 3 (0.27%) RequisitePro
General
1 1112 (100.00%) Finance
2 302 (27.16%) Banking
3 147 (13.22%) Retail
4 134 (12.05%) Legal
5 86 (7.73%) Investment Banking
6 78 (7.01%) Back Office
6 78 (7.01%) Corporate Banking
7 77 (6.92%) Retail Banking
8 61 (5.49%) Law
9 46 (4.14%) Front Office
9 46 (4.14%) Private Banking
10 38 (3.42%) Marketing
11 37 (3.33%) Advertising
11 37 (3.33%) General Ledger
12 32 (2.88%) Billing
13 26 (2.34%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.89%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.99%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
17 2 (0.18%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.94%) XML
2 53 (4.77%) .NET
3 22 (1.98%) XSD
4 18 (1.62%) XML Schema
5 17 (1.53%) REST
6 15 (1.35%) MDX
7 13 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (1.08%) Web Services
9 8 (0.72%) HTML
9 8 (0.72%) NumPy
9 8 (0.72%) SOAP
10 7 (0.63%) HTML5
11 6 (0.54%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.54%) CSS
12 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.45%) CSS3
12 5 (0.45%) jQuery
12 5 (0.45%) MSMQ
12 5 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 154 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.94%) Equities
3 52 (4.68%) Derivative
4 50 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 41 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.88%) Fintech
7 30 (2.70%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.98%) Reinsurance
8 22 (1.98%) User Experience
9 16 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.99%) iPhone
11 11 (0.99%) Market Risk
12 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.81%) iPad
13 9 (0.81%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.72%) Equity Risk
14 8 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 139 (12.50%) Windows
2 74 (6.65%) Unix
3 52 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 36 (3.24%) Linux
5 22 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.54%) Android
7 6 (0.54%) Solaris
7 6 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.45%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (22.30%) Business Analysis
3 132 (11.87%) Scrum
4 130 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (11.24%) Project Management
6 122 (10.97%) Asset Management
7 98 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 77 (6.92%) Wealth Management
9 69 (6.21%) Test Automation
10 65 (5.85%) Change Management
11 63 (5.67%) User Stories
12 62 (5.58%) SDLC
13 58 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (5.22%) Data Analysis
14 56 (5.04%) UML
15 55 (4.95%) ERP
15 55 (4.95%) Use Case
16 54 (4.86%) Waterfall
17 52 (4.68%) Analytics
18 51 (4.59%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 384 (34.53%) SQL
2 69 (6.21%) C#
3 60 (5.40%) T-SQL
4 49 (4.41%) Java
5 41 (3.69%) Python
6 32 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 30 (2.70%) R
8 28 (2.52%) C++
8 28 (2.52%) VBA
9 24 (2.16%) MATLAB
10 18 (1.62%) Perl
11 16 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.17%) Ruby
13 13 (1.17%) Tcl
14 12 (1.08%) Bourne shell
14 12 (1.08%) Korn
15 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 175 (15.74%) Degree
2 110 (9.89%) ISEB
3 24 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.53%) ACCA
5 17 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.44%) CIMA
6 16 (1.44%) IIBA
6 16 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 15 (1.35%) PhD
8 13 (1.17%) CBAP
9 10 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.81%) CISSP
10 9 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.72%) CISM
12 7 (0.63%) CCNA
12 7 (0.63%) CCNP
13 6 (0.54%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (0.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.89%) QA
2 37 (3.33%) PMO
3 36 (3.24%) MiFID
4 24 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.99%) IFRS
6 10 (0.90%) SLA
7 6 (0.54%) Basel II
7 6 (0.54%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.45%) COBIT
9 4 (0.36%) GDPR
9 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.27%) Basel III
11 2 (0.18%) EMIR
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.18%) SEPA
12 1 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.090%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 26 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.27%) XenApp
3 2 (0.18%) RACF
4 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.45%) Puppet
2 5 (0.45%) SCCM
3 4 (0.36%) Control-M
4 3 (0.27%) Ansible
4 3 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 143 (12.86%) Oracle
2 128 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.40%) SAP
4 26 (2.34%) Informatica
5 23 (2.07%) Bloomberg
6 22 (1.98%) Tableau
7 20 (1.80%) JD Edwards
8 17 (1.53%) Citrix
8 17 (1.53%) Splunk
9 16 (1.44%) Cognos
10 14 (1.26%) IBM
11 12 (1.08%) Infor
12 11 (0.99%) CODA
13 9 (0.81%) Cisco
13 9 (0.81%) IFS
13 9 (0.81%) Reuters
14 8 (0.72%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.72%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.63%) QAD
15 7 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum bonus, pension, healthcare, life cov
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £600000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 25% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago