The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 439 403
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 532 703 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 467 627 725
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £62,500
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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
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 28 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 28 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 0 520 £50,000 +5.26% 55
London +27 340 £55,000 +10.00% 30
City of London +24 67 £62,500 +19.04% 8
South East -19 65 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire +27 37 £42,500 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire +37 35 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Leeds +35 33 £42,500 +27.81% 2
Surrey +49 21 £42,000 -1.17% 3
West Midlands +1 21 £36,750 -14.53% 6
Berkshire -8 18 £50,000 +12.99%
East of England -2 17 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -36 15 £52,500 +50.00% 4
East Midlands +11 13 £45,158 +20.42% 2
South West +21 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire +18 8 £40,000 -38.46%
Wales +7 8 £40,000 +29.03%
Leicestershire +4 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Manchester -29 8 £61,000 +52.50% 3
West Sussex +12 7 £45,000 +16.12% 2
South Wales +9 7 £40,000 +29.03%
Hertfordshire +6 7 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Cardiff +5 7 £40,000 +29.03%
East Sussex -1 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Newport - 7 £40,000 -
Wokingham +1 6 £50,000 -
Essex 0 6 £70,000 +5.66%
Birmingham -7 6 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire +17 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Shropshire +13 5 £32,500 +6.55%
Telford +6 5 £32,500 +6.55%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 945 (100.00%) Finance
2 315 (33.33%) SQL
3 244 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (25.82%) Banking
4 239 (25.29%) Business Analysis
5 153 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (15.24%) Degree
7 134 (14.18%) Oracle
8 125 (13.23%) Windows
9 122 (12.91%) Microsoft
10 118 (12.49%) Scrum
11 109 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
12 104 (11.01%) ISEB
12 104 (11.01%) SQL Server
13 102 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 96 (10.16%) Retail
15 83 (8.78%) Project Management
16 81 (8.57%) Legal
17 78 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
18 68 (7.20%) Back Office
19 66 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
20 65 (6.88%) SDLC
21 63 (6.67%) QA
22 62 (6.56%) Asset Management
23 61 (6.46%) ERP
24 60 (6.35%) Corporate Banking
25 57 (6.03%) C#
26 56 (5.93%) SAP
26 56 (5.93%) DevOps
27 54 (5.71%) 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 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.12%) IIS
2 20 (2.12%) SAS
3 19 (2.01%) Apache
4 18 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.63%) Confluence
7 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.42%) JBoss
9 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.21%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) CMS
11 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.59%) Stata
6 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.74%) EViews
8 5 (0.53%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 54 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (5.40%) Oracle Payables
3 50 (5.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 28 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 20 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
7 17 (1.80%) SAP FI
8 16 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (1.59%) SAP CO
9 15 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
12 11 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.95%) HFM
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
16 7 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
17 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
17 6 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (0.42%) 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 7 (0.74%) Multicast
1 7 (0.74%) Unicast
2 5 (0.53%) Intranet
2 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.42%) Firewall
3 4 (0.42%) LAN
3 4 (0.42%) LDAP
3 4 (0.42%) SAN
3 4 (0.42%) Telepresence
4 3 (0.32%) Network Security
4 3 (0.32%) VoIP
4 3 (0.32%) VPN
4 3 (0.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.21%) ADSL
5 2 (0.21%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) FTP
5 2 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.27%) QlikView
7 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.85%) Essbase
10 8 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (0.85%) Power BI
11 6 (0.63%) MS Access
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (3.28%) JIRA
2 30 (3.17%) Selenium
3 20 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.27%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.06%) JUnit
5 10 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.95%) NUnit
6 9 (0.95%) TestNG
7 8 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.74%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (0.74%) SilkTest
9 5 (0.53%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.42%) Grunt
10 4 (0.42%) gulp
10 4 (0.42%) jspm
10 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 945 (100.00%) Finance
2 244 (25.82%) Banking
3 96 (10.16%) Retail
4 81 (8.57%) Legal
5 68 (7.20%) Back Office
6 60 (6.35%) Corporate Banking
7 39 (4.13%) Law
8 35 (3.70%) Financial Institution
8 35 (3.70%) Front Office
8 35 (3.70%) Marketing
9 32 (3.39%) Investment Banking
10 31 (3.28%) Advertising
11 30 (3.17%) Private Banking
12 26 (2.75%) General Ledger
13 25 (2.65%) Billing
13 25 (2.65%) Retail Banking
14 24 (2.54%) Manufacturing
15 19 (2.01%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.74%) French Language
16 7 (0.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.71%) XML
2 36 (3.81%) .NET
3 21 (2.22%) XSD
4 18 (1.90%) XML Schema
5 17 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (1.80%) REST
6 15 (1.59%) HTML
7 13 (1.38%) Web Services
8 11 (1.16%) HTML5
9 10 (1.06%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.06%) CSS
10 9 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (0.95%) CSS3
11 6 (0.63%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.63%) WPF
12 5 (0.53%) jQuery
12 5 (0.53%) MDX
13 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.92%) Fixed Income
3 32 (3.39%) Fintech
3 32 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.54%) Derivative
6 22 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 21 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.80%) Equities
9 16 (1.69%) Online Banking
10 14 (1.48%) Reinsurance
11 11 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (0.95%) 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 (0.74%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.23%) Windows
2 53 (5.61%) Unix
3 41 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 39 (4.13%) Linux
5 19 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.63%) Solaris
7 5 (0.53%) AIX
7 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.32%) Android
9 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (25.29%) Business Analysis
3 153 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (12.49%) Scrum
5 83 (8.78%) Project Management
6 78 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 65 (6.88%) SDLC
8 62 (6.56%) Asset Management
9 61 (6.46%) ERP
10 56 (5.93%) DevOps
11 53 (5.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 52 (5.50%) UML
13 47 (4.97%) Analytics
13 47 (4.97%) Change Management
14 46 (4.87%) Data Analysis
15 45 (4.76%) Waterfall
16 44 (4.66%) Process Improvement
17 43 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (4.23%) BPMN
18 40 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 315 (33.33%) SQL
2 57 (6.03%) C#
3 43 (4.55%) Java
4 29 (3.07%) T-SQL
5 26 (2.75%) VBA
6 24 (2.54%) R
7 23 (2.43%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.33%) Python
9 18 (1.90%) C++
10 17 (1.80%) MATLAB
11 9 (0.95%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.74%) Tcl
14 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.63%) Perl
14 6 (0.63%) Ruby
15 5 (0.53%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.53%) Korn
15 5 (0.53%) VB
16 4 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 144 (15.24%) Degree
2 104 (11.01%) ISEB
3 35 (3.70%) ACCA
4 33 (3.49%) CIMA
5 19 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.59%) PhD
7 14 (1.48%) CISM
7 14 (1.48%) CISSP
8 13 (1.38%) IIBA
9 11 (1.16%) SANS
10 10 (1.06%) CIPFA
11 9 (0.95%) CBAP
11 9 (0.95%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.85%) CRISC
13 5 (0.53%) PMP
14 4 (0.42%) CISA
14 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.32%) AAT
15 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.67%) QA
2 37 (3.92%) PMO
3 31 (3.28%) MiFID
4 20 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 20 (2.12%) IFRS
5 15 (1.59%) IFRS 9
6 9 (0.95%) Basel II
6 9 (0.95%) COBIT
7 6 (0.63%) Basel III
8 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.42%) EMIR
9 4 (0.42%) SLA
10 3 (0.32%) SEPA
11 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) 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 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.42%) SCCM
2 3 (0.32%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 134 (14.18%) Oracle
2 122 (12.91%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.93%) SAP
4 36 (3.81%) Actimize
5 24 (2.54%) JD Edwards
6 21 (2.22%) Informatica
7 14 (1.48%) Tableau
8 13 (1.38%) Splunk
9 12 (1.27%) Citrix
9 12 (1.27%) Cognos
9 12 (1.27%) IBM
9 12 (1.27%) Infor
10 9 (0.95%) HP
10 9 (0.95%) Reuters
11 8 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 8 (0.85%) IFS
12 7 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.74%) BEA
12 7 (0.74%) Borland
12 7 (0.74%) CODA
Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £31000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago