The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
UK
Rank 431 397 416
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 507 760 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 437 698 616
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £65,000
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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -27 497 £50,000 - 59
London +8 318 £57,500 +9.52% 31
South East -43 60 £50,000 +17.64% 12
City of London +21 54 £62,500 +19.04% 10
Yorkshire +31 41 £42,500 +11.84% 3
West Yorkshire +39 37 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Leeds +31 35 £42,500 +34.92% 2
East of England -2 27 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +28 22 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Berkshire +1 20 £50,000 - 4
South West +23 14 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West -26 14 £31,450 -16.13% 5
West Midlands +3 12 £40,000 -8.04% 2
Hertfordshire +1 11 £33,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +8 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Sussex +8 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Essex +7 9 £70,000 -9.67%
Manchester -24 8 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire +5 7 £40,000 -38.46%
Birmingham +2 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Leicestershire -3 7 £35,000 - 1
Crawley +4 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Wokingham -3 6 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Leicester -12 5 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £37,500 -
South Wales +13 4 £40,000 +32.23%
Cardiff +11 4 £40,000 +32.23%
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £40,000 -5.88%
South Yorkshire +8 4 £42,500 +13.33%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 957 (100.00%) Finance
2 300 (31.35%) SQL
3 250 (26.12%) Banking
4 245 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (24.45%) Business Analysis
6 153 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (15.36%) Degree
8 127 (13.27%) Oracle
8 127 (13.27%) Windows
8 127 (13.27%) Microsoft
9 107 (11.18%) Scrum
10 104 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 102 (10.66%) MS Excel
12 101 (10.55%) ISEB
13 96 (10.03%) SQL Server
14 84 (8.78%) Retail
15 81 (8.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 74 (7.73%) Project Management
17 72 (7.52%) Legal
17 72 (7.52%) MS Office
17 72 (7.52%) SDLC
18 69 (7.21%) Asset Management
19 67 (7.00%) QA
20 61 (6.37%) Back Office
21 59 (6.17%) C#
22 56 (5.85%) SAP
23 55 (5.75%) Unix
24 50 (5.22%) Mathematics
24 50 (5.22%) Waterfall
25 49 (5.12%) DevOps

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 26 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.99%) SAS
3 15 (1.57%) IIS
4 14 (1.46%) Apache
4 14 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.15%) Confluence
5 11 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.63%) JBoss
8 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 72 (7.52%) MS Office
3 17 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.46%) MS Project
5 13 (1.36%) Stata
6 6 (0.63%) EViews
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.87%) Oracle Payables
3 36 (3.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 24 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (1.88%) SAP FI
7 16 (1.67%) SAP CO
7 16 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
9 10 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (0.73%) HFM
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 6 (0.63%) CODA-Financials
12 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) G Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.10%) Slack
5 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.04%) Intranet
2 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.52%) Firewall
4 4 (0.42%) LDAP
4 4 (0.42%) Telepresence
5 3 (0.31%) CTI
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.31%) HTTP
5 3 (0.31%) Multicast
5 3 (0.31%) Network Security
5 3 (0.31%) Unicast
5 3 (0.31%) VPN
6 2 (0.21%) ADSL
6 2 (0.21%) FTP
6 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.21%) Internet
6 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (1.57%) QlikView
7 14 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.15%) MS Access
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.73%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.73%) Power BI
13 6 (0.63%) Essbase
13 6 (0.63%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (3.45%) JIRA
2 27 (2.82%) Selenium
3 17 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.36%) SoapUI
4 13 (1.36%) SpecFlow
5 12 (1.25%) JUnit
6 9 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.94%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.94%) NUnit
6 9 (0.94%) TestNG
7 6 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
7 6 (0.63%) SilkTest
8 4 (0.42%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.42%) Grunt
8 4 (0.42%) gulp
8 4 (0.42%) jspm
8 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
General
1 957 (100.00%) Finance
2 250 (26.12%) Banking
3 84 (8.78%) Retail
4 72 (7.52%) Legal
5 61 (6.37%) Back Office
6 48 (5.02%) Corporate Banking
7 43 (4.49%) Marketing
8 41 (4.28%) Financial Institution
9 38 (3.97%) Investment Banking
10 37 (3.87%) Front Office
11 30 (3.13%) Law
12 26 (2.72%) Advertising
12 26 (2.72%) Private Banking
13 23 (2.40%) Manufacturing
13 23 (2.40%) Telecoms
14 20 (2.09%) General Ledger
14 20 (2.09%) Retail Banking
15 15 (1.57%) Billing
16 14 (1.46%) French Language
16 14 (1.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.91%) XML
2 38 (3.97%) .NET
3 18 (1.88%) REST
3 18 (1.88%) Web Services
4 16 (1.67%) HTML
4 16 (1.67%) XSD
5 14 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (1.36%) XML Schema
7 12 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.04%) HTML5
9 9 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (0.94%) CSS
9 9 (0.94%) CSS3
10 6 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.63%) SOAP
10 6 (0.63%) WPF
11 5 (0.52%) jQuery
12 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.42%) Entity Framework
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 31 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.93%) Fintech
5 23 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.40%) Online Banking
6 22 (2.30%) Derivative
7 21 (2.19%) Equities
8 19 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.88%) Credit Risk
10 14 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.04%) Reinsurance
12 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.94%) PMI
12 9 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
14 6 (0.63%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.27%) Windows
2 55 (5.75%) Unix
3 43 (4.49%) Linux
4 35 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.94%) Solaris
7 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.52%) AIX
8 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.31%) Android
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (24.45%) Business Analysis
3 153 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (11.18%) Scrum
5 81 (8.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 74 (7.73%) Project Management
7 72 (7.52%) SDLC
8 69 (7.21%) Asset Management
9 50 (5.22%) Mathematics
9 50 (5.22%) Waterfall
10 49 (5.12%) DevOps
10 49 (5.12%) ERP
10 49 (5.12%) UML
11 46 (4.81%) Analytics
11 46 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (4.81%) Process Improvement
12 44 (4.60%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 42 (4.39%) Change Management
13 42 (4.39%) Data Analysis
13 42 (4.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 300 (31.35%) SQL
2 59 (6.17%) C#
3 35 (3.66%) Java
4 29 (3.03%) VBA
5 25 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 23 (2.40%) R
7 20 (2.09%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.67%) MATLAB
9 14 (1.46%) Python
10 12 (1.25%) C++
11 9 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.52%) VB
15 3 (0.31%) Tcl
15 3 (0.31%) XPath
16 2 (0.21%) ABAP
17 1 (0.10%) C
17 1 (0.10%) Perl
17 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (15.36%) Degree
2 101 (10.55%) ISEB
3 41 (4.28%) ACCA
3 41 (4.28%) CIMA
4 26 (2.72%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.99%) CISM
5 19 (1.99%) CISSP
6 16 (1.67%) SANS
7 15 (1.57%) CIPFA
8 14 (1.46%) PhD
9 12 (1.25%) CRISC
9 12 (1.25%) IIBA
10 11 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.84%) CBAP
12 6 (0.63%) PMP
13 4 (0.42%) CISA
13 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.00%) QA
2 37 (3.87%) PMO
3 24 (2.51%) MiFID
4 22 (2.30%) IFRS
5 18 (1.88%) IFRS 9
6 16 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 13 (1.36%) COBIT
8 8 (0.84%) Basel III
9 7 (0.73%) Basel II
10 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.31%) EMIR
11 3 (0.31%) SEPA
11 3 (0.31%) SLA
12 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) RACF
3 2 (0.21%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.94%) RSA Archer
2 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.31%) SCCM
4 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.10%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.10%) SCSM
5 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 127 (13.27%) Microsoft
1 127 (13.27%) Oracle
2 56 (5.85%) SAP
3 31 (3.24%) Actimize
4 20 (2.09%) Informatica
4 20 (2.09%) JD Edwards
5 18 (1.88%) Tableau
6 17 (1.78%) Reuters
7 16 (1.67%) IBM
8 11 (1.15%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.15%) CODA
8 11 (1.15%) Cognos
8 11 (1.15%) HP
8 11 (1.15%) Hyperion
9 10 (1.04%) Charles River
10 8 (0.84%) Splunk
11 7 (0.73%) BEA
11 7 (0.73%) Citrix
12 6 (0.63%) Borland
12 6 (0.63%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago