The median annual salary for a Financial Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst - Financial
UK
Rank 737 778 756
Rank change year-on-year +41 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 123 178 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 106 171 179
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,150 £75,000 £74,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -21.73% +21.05%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Business Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business 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 Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +54 118 £55,000 -4.34% 11
London +68 61 £70,000 +21.73%
South East +35 19 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East of England +14 12 £61,250 -19.67% 1
City of London +42 10 £75,000 +36.36%
West Yorkshire +29 8 £42,500 +14.86% 2
South West +28 8 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +26 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds +23 8 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Yorkshire +18 8 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Surrey +43 6 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Birmingham +18 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire +14 5 £50,000 -26.47% 2
Essex +1 5 £70,000 -17.64%
West Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 4 £63,750 +20.05%
Wokingham -4 4 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Cardiff - 4 £40,000 -
Newport - 4 £40,000 -
Wales - 4 £40,000 -
South Wales - 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Watford 0 3 £52,500 -1.12%
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Brentwood +2 2 £75,000 -11.76%
North West -19 2 £30,400 -18.93% 2
Manchester -21 2 £30,400 -18.93% 2
Ipswich - 2 £30,400 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -

Financial Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Financial Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Finance
2 112 (53.08%) Business Analysis
3 80 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (17.54%) SDLC
6 34 (16.11%) Banking
7 29 (13.74%) ISEB
7 29 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (13.74%) Degree
7 29 (13.74%) Use Case
8 28 (13.27%) User Stories
9 26 (12.32%) Project Management
9 26 (12.32%) SQL
10 25 (11.85%) MS Excel
10 25 (11.85%) Scrum
10 25 (11.85%) Mentoring
11 23 (10.90%) MS Office
12 22 (10.43%) Waterfall
13 21 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (9.95%) Fintech
13 21 (9.95%) UML
14 20 (9.48%) Workflow
15 19 (9.00%) QA
16 17 (8.06%) Change Management
16 17 (8.06%) Retail
16 17 (8.06%) Asset Management
17 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
17 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
18 15 (7.11%) Oracle
19 13 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint

Financial Business 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 10 (4.74%) Confluence
2 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.90%) MS Office
3 13 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.47%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.47%) Sonata
7 1 (0.47%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) JIRA
2 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) RequisitePro
General
1 211 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (16.11%) Banking
3 17 (8.06%) Retail
4 10 (4.74%) Marketing
5 9 (4.27%) Advertising
5 9 (4.27%) Legal
6 8 (3.79%) Back Office
6 8 (3.79%) French Language
6 8 (3.79%) German Language
6 8 (3.79%) Spanish Language
7 7 (3.32%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Billing
10 2 (0.95%) Electronics
10 2 (0.95%) Front Office
10 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.74%) XML
2 9 (4.27%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (1.90%) .NET
3 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.42%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.95%) Fintech
3 11 (5.21%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.27%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.90%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) APACS
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Equities
8 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.47%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Linux
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (53.08%) Business Analysis
2 80 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (17.54%) SDLC
5 29 (13.74%) Use Case
6 28 (13.27%) User Stories
7 26 (12.32%) Project Management
8 25 (11.85%) Mentoring
8 25 (11.85%) Scrum
9 22 (10.43%) Waterfall
10 21 (9.95%) UML
10 21 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (9.48%) Workflow
12 17 (8.06%) Asset Management
12 17 (8.06%) Change Management
13 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.16%) BPMN
15 12 (5.69%) BDD
15 12 (5.69%) Software Delivery
15 12 (5.69%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.32%) SQL
2 6 (2.84%) C#
3 1 (0.47%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.47%) Python
3 1 (0.47%) R
3 1 (0.47%) VB
3 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Degree
1 29 (13.74%) ISEB
2 12 (5.69%) IIBA
3 7 (3.32%) CBAP
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) QA
2 11 (5.21%) MiFID
3 10 (4.74%) Basel III
4 3 (1.42%) PMO
4 3 (1.42%) SEPA
5 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.47%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.11%) Oracle
3 10 (4.74%) Reuters
4 8 (3.79%) IBM
5 7 (3.32%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.84%) Guidewire
6 6 (2.84%) SAP
7 4 (1.90%) Infor
7 4 (1.90%) QAD
8 3 (1.42%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.95%) Calypso
10 1 (0.47%) CA
10 1 (0.47%) Charles River
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