Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst - Financial
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1021 991 850
Rank change year-on-year -30 -141 +141
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 161 235 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 142 226 445
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,400 £70,625 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Financial Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Financial Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -61 149 £57,500 +8.49% 9
UK excluding London -4 83 £45,000 -4.76% 2
London -29 78 £65,000 +9.70% 8
North of England +12 27 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +38 20 £50,000 +29.03%
South East +2 17 £51,250 -6.82%
South West +8 16 £60,000 +38.73% 1
Midlands +34 8 £42,500 +2.41%
West Midlands +6 7 £42,500 +2.41%
Wales +14 6 £40,000 -
North West -20 6 £43,750 +19.86%
Scotland - 6 £57,500 - 1
East of England -15 3 £50,000 +11.11%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Financial Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Finance
2 64 (39.75%) Business Analysis
3 57 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (25.47%) Banking
5 37 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (21.74%) Project Management
7 29 (18.01%) Change Management
8 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (15.53%) SQL
10 24 (14.91%) ISEB
10 24 (14.91%) SDLC
10 24 (14.91%) Use Case
11 22 (13.66%) User Stories
12 19 (11.80%) Degree
13 18 (11.18%) Marketing
14 17 (10.56%) Data Analysis
15 15 (9.32%) Fintech
15 15 (9.32%) Scrum
16 14 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
16 14 (8.70%) UML
16 14 (8.70%) Waterfall
17 13 (8.07%) XML
18 12 (7.45%) MS Visio
18 12 (7.45%) Wealth Management
18 12 (7.45%) Time Management
19 11 (6.83%) Analytics
19 11 (6.83%) FTP
19 11 (6.83%) Strategic Thinking
20 10 (6.21%) Data Management
20 10 (6.21%) Financial Institution

Financial Business 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 5 (3.11%) CMS
2 3 (1.86%) Confluence
3 2 (1.24%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.62%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) HFM
4 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) FTP
2 2 (1.24%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.24%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.62%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.62%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) YouTrack
General
1 161 (100.00%) Finance
2 41 (25.47%) Banking
3 18 (11.18%) Marketing
4 10 (6.21%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.59%) Back Office
6 6 (3.73%) Advertising
7 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.86%) Front Office
8 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.86%) Legal
9 2 (1.24%) Electronics
9 2 (1.24%) French Language
9 2 (1.24%) German Language
9 2 (1.24%) Hungarian Language
9 2 (1.24%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.24%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (1.24%) Polish Language
9 2 (1.24%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.24%) Retail
9 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) XML
2 7 (4.35%) REST
3 4 (2.48%) .NET
4 2 (1.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.32%) Fintech
3 9 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.73%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.73%) User Experience
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.48%) Derivative
6 4 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.86%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.24%) Equities
8 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.62%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.62%) Linux
2 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.75%) Business Analysis
2 57 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (21.74%) Project Management
5 29 (18.01%) Change Management
6 24 (14.91%) SDLC
6 24 (14.91%) Use Case
7 22 (13.66%) User Stories
8 17 (10.56%) Data Analysis
9 15 (9.32%) Scrum
10 14 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (8.70%) UML
10 14 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.45%) Time Management
11 12 (7.45%) Wealth Management
12 11 (6.83%) Analytics
12 11 (6.83%) Strategic Thinking
13 10 (6.21%) Data Management
13 10 (6.21%) Project Planning
13 10 (6.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.24%) VBA
3 1 (0.62%) C#
3 1 (0.62%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) ISEB
2 19 (11.80%) Degree
3 6 (3.73%) CBAP
3 6 (3.73%) IIBA
4 1 (0.62%) MOS
4 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) GDPR
1 2 (1.24%) PMO
1 2 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) GAAP
2 1 (0.62%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.86%) Hyperion
3 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.86%) SAP
4 2 (1.24%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.24%) Informatica
5 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.62%) Citrix
5 1 (0.62%) HP
5 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.62%) Planview