The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IAS 39 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IAS 39 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement
UK
Rank 856 941 946
Rank change year-on-year +85 +5  
Permanent jobs citing IAS 39 8 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.059% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 -
% change year-on-year +3.70% -  

IAS 39 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10240 13615 13571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.17% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8081 10764 10499
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

IAS 39
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IAS 39 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for IAS 39 in the UK

IAS 39
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IAS 39.

Salary trend for IAS 39 in the UK

IAS 39
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IAS 39 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IAS 39 in the UK

IAS 39
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 8 £60,000 -11.11%
London +77 5 £60,000 -17.24%
North West - 2 £73,750 -
Manchester - 2 £73,750 -
West Yorkshire +30 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Yorkshire +18 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -

IAS 39
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39.

1 12 (100.00%) SAS
1 12 (100.00%) IFRS
1 12 (100.00%) IFRS 9
2 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (75.00%) Analytics
2 9 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Teradata
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
4 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) R
7 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (16.67%) Tableau
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
7 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Modelling

IAS 39
Top Related 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 12 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) QlikView
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Impala
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Lead Developer
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Management
3 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Economics
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Operations Research
6 1 (8.33%) Scorecard
6 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) IFRS
1 12 (100.00%) IFRS 9
2 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (8.33%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) SAP