Period
to 29 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Financial Controller was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

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

Financial Controller
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1008 1115 1185
Rank change year-on-year +107 +70 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Controller 1 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
UK median annual salary £92,500 £28,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +224.56% -50.43% +15.00%
10th Percentile £88,750 £27,750 £52,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £29,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £92,500 £28,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +224.56% -50.43% -

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 116,647 145,045 169,813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.94% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 93,434 116,144 139,441
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Financial Controller
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Controller in the UK

Financial Controller
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Financial Controller in the UK

Financial Controller
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Controller within the UK over the 6 months to 29 February 2020. 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
UK excluding London +115 1 £92,500 +224.56% 2
England +103 1 £92,500 +224.56% 6
East Midlands - 1 £92,500 -
Midlands - 1 £92,500 -

Financial Controller Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, Financial Controller job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Financial Controller in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV

Financial Controller 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft