Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Financial Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Modelling over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Modelling
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 937 933
Rank change year-on-year +58 -4 +48
Permanent jobs citing Financial Modelling 317 285 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 221 161 299
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,250 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Financial Modelling is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Financial Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Financial Modelling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Modelling in the UK

Financial Modelling
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Financial Modelling in the UK

Financial Modelling
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Modelling over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Modelling in the UK

Financial Modelling
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 Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +77 313 £60,000 +4.35% 23
UK excluding London +42 170 £58,500 +17.00% 9
London +21 146 £62,500 +8.70% 15
East of England +27 72 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North of England +21 39 £60,000 -11.11% 2
North West +8 37 £60,000 +17.07%
South East +22 21 £60,000 +23.71% 3
South West +4 17 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Midlands +4 17 £50,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +4 15 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Wales +13 5 - - 1
Scotland -18 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +28 2 £40,000 -51.52%
Yorkshire +3 2 £92,500 +37.04% 1
Northern Ireland -28 1 £52,500 +31.25%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Financial Modelling also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Financial Modelling.

1 317 (100.00%) Finance
2 93 (29.34%) C#
3 92 (29.02%) Mathematics
4 89 (28.08%) Degree
5 79 (24.92%) Statistics
6 78 (24.61%) Microsoft
7 77 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (21.77%) Analytics
9 66 (20.82%) Microsoft Excel
10 64 (20.19%) SQL
11 63 (19.87%) Software Engineering
12 60 (18.93%) Algorithms
13 59 (18.61%) Risk Management
14 58 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (17.67%) Performance Management
16 55 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (16.72%) Computer Science
18 52 (16.40%) Collaborative Working
19 51 (16.09%) Service Delivery
19 51 (16.09%) C++
20 49 (15.46%) Contract Management
21 48 (15.14%) Service Design
21 48 (15.14%) Cadence
22 47 (14.83%) ITIL
23 45 (14.20%) .NET
24 43 (13.56%) Banking
25 42 (13.25%) Validation
26 40 (12.62%) NUnit
26 40 (12.62%) WPF
27 39 (12.30%) SLA

Financial Modelling
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 9 (2.84%) SAS
2 6 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.26%) IIS
4 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 66 (20.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (7.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (1.89%) Primavera
3 4 (1.26%) HFM
3 4 (1.26%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.68%) SaaS
3 6 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.31%) WAN
2 19 (5.99%) SMS
3 17 (5.36%) LAN
4 13 (4.10%) InfiniBand
4 13 (4.10%) Internet
5 12 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.79%) MPLS
5 12 (3.79%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.63%) FTP
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.62%) Big Data
3 11 (3.47%) Power BI
4 7 (2.21%) Blockchain
5 6 (1.89%) Essbase
6 5 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.95%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.95%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (12.62%) NUnit
2 18 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.15%) JIRA
3 10 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.89%) Maven
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 317 (100.00%) Finance
2 43 (13.56%) Banking
3 24 (7.57%) Front Office
3 24 (7.57%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Retail
5 10 (3.15%) Marketing
6 9 (2.84%) Advertising
6 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.52%) Legal
8 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.89%) Law
9 4 (1.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) International Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (21.14%) Developer
2 61 (19.24%) Analyst
3 45 (14.20%) Architect
4 41 (12.93%) C# Developer
5 34 (10.73%) Software Engineer
6 29 (9.15%) Qualitative Analyst
6 29 (9.15%) Quantitative Analyst
7 25 (7.89%) Service Manager
8 24 (7.57%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (6.94%) Software Developer
10 20 (6.31%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (5.99%) Delivery Manager
11 19 (5.99%) Services Delivery Manager
12 18 (5.68%) .NET Developer
12 18 (5.68%) Consultant
12 18 (5.68%) Financial Analyst
13 17 (5.36%) Developer in Test
14 16 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (5.05%) Finance Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.20%) .NET
2 40 (12.62%) WPF
3 20 (6.31%) Flash
3 20 (6.31%) WinForms
4 16 (5.05%) Middleware
5 15 (4.73%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.42%) Velocity
7 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.79%) WCF
8 10 (3.15%) J2SE
8 10 (3.15%) Java SE
9 8 (2.52%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (2.52%) Web Services
10 7 (2.21%) Spring
11 5 (1.58%) HTML
12 4 (1.26%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.26%) CSS
13 3 (0.95%) HTML5
13 3 (0.95%) jQuery
13 3 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.93%) Algorithms
2 55 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (16.72%) Computer Science
4 35 (11.04%) Fintech
5 24 (7.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (7.26%) Data Centre
6 23 (7.26%) Data Structures
7 20 (6.31%) Equities
8 19 (5.99%) Management Information System
9 17 (5.36%) Credit Risk
9 17 (5.36%) Virtual Team
10 13 (4.10%) Device Driver
10 13 (4.10%) Market Risk
11 12 (3.79%) Derivative
12 9 (2.84%) Hedge funds
13 7 (2.21%) Fixed Income
14 5 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.58%) NHS
14 5 (1.58%) Reinsurance
15 3 (0.95%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.42%) Linux
2 5 (1.58%) Windows
3 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.02%) Mathematics
2 79 (24.92%) Statistics
3 77 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (21.77%) Analytics
5 63 (19.87%) Software Engineering
6 59 (18.61%) Risk Management
7 58 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (17.67%) Performance Management
9 52 (16.40%) Collaborative Working
10 51 (16.09%) Service Delivery
11 49 (15.46%) Contract Management
12 48 (15.14%) Service Design
13 47 (14.83%) ITIL
14 42 (13.25%) Validation
15 39 (12.30%) Presales
15 39 (12.30%) Test Automation
16 38 (11.99%) Critical Success Factor
16 38 (11.99%) Mentoring
16 38 (11.99%) Physics
17 37 (11.67%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (29.34%) C#
2 64 (20.19%) SQL
3 51 (16.09%) C++
4 37 (11.67%) Java
5 35 (11.04%) R
6 28 (8.83%) MATLAB
7 20 (6.31%) VBA
8 19 (5.99%) Python
9 16 (5.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.52%) Scala
11 4 (1.26%) VB
12 3 (0.95%) C
12 3 (0.95%) F#
12 3 (0.95%) Haskell
12 3 (0.95%) Perl
12 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Erlang
13 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.32%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 89 (28.08%) Degree
2 25 (7.89%) ISEB
3 24 (7.57%) PhD
4 16 (5.05%) ACCA
5 12 (3.79%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (3.47%) CIMA
6 11 (3.47%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.26%) MBA
9 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.32%) AAT
11 1 (0.32%) CFA
11 1 (0.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.30%) SLA
2 11 (3.47%) MiFID
3 9 (2.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (2.84%) EMIR
4 7 (2.21%) QA
5 2 (0.63%) Basel III
5 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.14%) Cadence
3 19 (5.99%) Oracle
4 12 (3.79%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.47%) TOWER Software
6 10 (3.15%) Anaplan
6 10 (3.15%) Cognos
6 10 (3.15%) Hyperion
6 10 (3.15%) SAP
7 7 (2.21%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.89%) Adaptive Insights
8 6 (1.89%) IBM
9 5 (1.58%) Citrix
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
10 3 (0.95%) VMware
11 1 (0.32%) Tableau