Period
to 5 March 2021

The median annual salary for a Functional Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 786 954 1021
Rank change year-on-year +168 +67 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 24 69 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.058% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 87
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £41,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% +5.88%

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 71,513 118,056 145,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 95.45% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,947 95,659 117,865
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Functional Analyst.

Salary trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Functional Analyst over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Top 9 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 5 March 2021. 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 +144 22 £52,500 - 4
UK excluding London +135 13 £50,000 -11.11% 4
London +149 9 £56,250 +7.14%
South West +48 9 £50,000 +14.29%
Work from Home - 4 £60,000 -
North West +58 2 £60,000 +33.33%
North of England +57 2 £60,000 +23.08%
South East +129 1 - -
East of England - 1 £57,500 - 2

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, Functional Analyst 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 Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) SAP
3 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (33.33%) Order to Cash
4 8 (33.33%) ABAP
4 8 (33.33%) B2B
4 8 (33.33%) B2C
5 7 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) ERP
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (12.50%) Backlog Refinement
8 3 (12.50%) Product Backlog
8 3 (12.50%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.50%) Reinsurance
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.17%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (4.17%) Mathcad
2 1 (4.17%) Revit
2 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Reinsurance
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (33.33%) B2B
2 8 (33.33%) B2C
2 8 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 8 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (12.50%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 3 (12.50%) Backlog Refinement
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Product Backlog
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) ABAP
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (8.33%) OpenText
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
5 1 (4.17%) hybris