Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Functional Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Functional Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 1091 1089
Rank change year-on-year +55 -2 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 163 127 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 133 88 147
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +14.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% +9.38%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +47 130 £50,000 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London +54 105 £42,500 -15.00% 3
London +21 50 £55,000 -2.22%
North of England +14 31 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +51 28 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Scotland +15 22 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +43 21 £42,500 +41.67%
South East +42 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East +13 6 - -
East of England +11 4 £53,750 -2.27% 1
North West -14 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands +15 2 - -
Midlands +13 2 - -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Functional 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 Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 76 (46.63%) Finance
2 50 (30.67%) Oracle
3 43 (26.38%) Functional Testing
4 41 (25.15%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.70%) SAP
7 31 (19.02%) SQL
8 30 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (16.56%) Test Automation
10 26 (15.95%) Oracle EBS R12
10 26 (15.95%) Oracle 11i
10 26 (15.95%) ERP
11 24 (14.72%) Dynamics AX
11 24 (14.72%) Banking
12 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
12 23 (14.11%) Oracle HRMS
13 22 (13.50%) Oracle Payroll
14 18 (11.04%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (10.43%) Black-Box Testing
15 17 (10.43%) ISTQB
16 16 (9.82%) Cognizant
16 16 (9.82%) PL/SQL
17 14 (8.59%) Oracle Financials
17 14 (8.59%) QA
17 14 (8.59%) Software Testing
17 14 (8.59%) Scenario Testing
18 13 (7.98%) ITIL
18 13 (7.98%) Oracle Discoverer
18 13 (7.98%) SAP FI
19 12 (7.36%) Legal

Functional 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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 41 (25.15%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (15.95%) Oracle 11i
2 26 (15.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (14.72%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (14.11%) Oracle HRMS
5 22 (13.50%) Oracle Payroll
6 14 (8.59%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (7.98%) SAP FI
8 11 (6.75%) SAP CO
8 11 (6.75%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (4.91%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 8 (4.91%) Oracle FAH
10 5 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (2.45%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (1.84%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (1.84%) SAP HCM
12 3 (1.84%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (7.98%) Oracle Discoverer
3 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.91%) SAP BW
6 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.45%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Selenium
1 7 (4.29%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (3.07%) JIRA
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 76 (46.63%) Finance
2 24 (14.72%) Banking
3 12 (7.36%) Investment Banking
3 12 (7.36%) Legal
4 7 (4.29%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Law
6 4 (2.45%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.23%) Military
7 2 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) IDoc
2 2 (1.23%) Tapestry
3 1 (0.61%) cXML
3 1 (0.61%) J2EE
3 1 (0.61%) JMS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (0.61%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) XSD
3 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.29%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.68%) Equities
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) BYOD
4 4 (2.45%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) Fintech
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.45%) Android
1 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) Functional Testing
2 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (16.56%) Test Automation
5 26 (15.95%) ERP
6 17 (10.43%) Black-Box Testing
7 14 (8.59%) Scenario Testing
7 14 (8.59%) Software Testing
8 13 (7.98%) ITIL
9 11 (6.75%) Integration Testing
9 11 (6.75%) Regression Testing
9 11 (6.75%) System Testing
10 10 (6.13%) BDD
10 10 (6.13%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (6.13%) Process Improvement
10 10 (6.13%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (6.13%) TDD
11 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.52%) Change Management
11 9 (5.52%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.02%) SQL
2 16 (9.82%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.91%) ABAP
4 2 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) ISTQB
2 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) ISEB
4 8 (4.91%) Degree
5 7 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.45%) MBA
7 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 50 (30.67%) Oracle
2 37 (22.70%) SAP
3 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.82%) Cognizant
5 10 (6.13%) Ariba
6 4 (2.45%) Adobe
6 4 (2.45%) Apple
6 4 (2.45%) Siebel
7 3 (1.84%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.23%) Temenos
9 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.61%) Epicor
9 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.61%) Murex
9 1 (0.61%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.61%) Reuters
9 1 (0.61%) Sage
9 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow