Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IFRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IFRS over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1039 1149 1167
Rank change year-on-year +110 +18 +97
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 119 51 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.029% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 91 47 95
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,250 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -35.71% +108.96%

IFRS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,772 21,538 26,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.48% 12.22% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17,199 16,075 20,657
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +1.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IFRS over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IFRS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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 +90 104 £65,000 +3.17% 18
London +69 86 £65,000 +1.17% 6
UK excluding London +23 23 £45,000 - 15
East of England - 6 £43,500 - 1
Scotland -10 5 £45,000 +22.57% 3
Midlands +10 4 £67,500 +50.00% 3
South East +3 4 £66,250 +65.63% 3
North of England +37 3 £42,500 -33.33% 4
West Midlands +32 3 £90,000 +100.00% 2
North West +20 3 £42,500 -33.33% 2
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing IFRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for IFRS.

1 97 (81.51%) Finance
2 60 (50.42%) IFRS 9
3 38 (31.93%) Banking
4 32 (26.89%) ACCA
5 30 (25.21%) Solvency II
6 28 (23.53%) GAAP
6 28 (23.53%) CIMA
6 28 (23.53%) SQL
6 28 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 25 (21.01%) SAS
7 25 (21.01%) Degree
8 20 (16.81%) Oracle
8 20 (16.81%) Credit Risk
9 18 (15.13%) FATCA
9 18 (15.13%) GDPR
9 18 (15.13%) Financial Institution
10 15 (12.61%) Migration
10 15 (12.61%) Data Science
10 15 (12.61%) Big Data
11 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (11.76%) Hyperion
12 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling
12 13 (10.92%) Fund Management
12 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
12 13 (10.92%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (10.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
13 12 (10.08%) Analytics
13 12 (10.08%) Data Visualisation

IFRS
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 25 (21.01%) SAS
2 5 (4.20%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.84%) EViews
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.36%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.36%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.84%) HFM
4 1 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.84%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) Big Data
2 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.88%) QlikView
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.20%) Power BI
5 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.84%) DTS
6 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.84%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
General
1 97 (81.51%) Finance
2 38 (31.93%) Banking
3 18 (15.13%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.56%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.52%) German Language
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Analyst
2 29 (24.37%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) Consultant
3 18 (15.13%) Data Manager
4 17 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Finance Business Analyst
6 13 (10.92%) Business Finance Analyst
7 12 (10.08%) Data Migration Manager
7 12 (10.08%) Migration Manager
8 10 (8.40%) Risk Analyst
9 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.72%) Data Consultant
10 8 (6.72%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (5.04%) Accountant
12 6 (5.04%) Management Consultant
13 5 (4.20%) Data Business Analyst
13 5 (4.20%) Senior Risk Analyst
14 4 (3.36%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) XML
1 5 (4.20%) XSD
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Credit Risk
2 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.68%) Derivative
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.84%) Fintech
6 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.61%) Data Science
1 15 (12.61%) Migration
2 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
3 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling
3 13 (10.92%) Fund Management
4 12 (10.08%) Analytics
4 12 (10.08%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
5 11 (9.24%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 11 (9.24%) Financial Modelling
5 11 (9.24%) Stress Testing
6 10 (8.40%) Mathematics
7 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.56%) Data Management
7 9 (7.56%) Planning and Forecasting
7 9 (7.56%) Statistics
7 9 (7.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) R
3 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.68%) VBA
4 1 (0.84%) C#
4 1 (0.84%) C++
4 1 (0.84%) Python
4 1 (0.84%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) ACCA
2 28 (23.53%) CIMA
3 25 (21.01%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) AAT
4 3 (2.52%) PhD
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.84%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (50.42%) IFRS 9
2 30 (25.21%) Solvency II
3 28 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 28 (23.53%) GAAP
4 18 (15.13%) FATCA
4 18 (15.13%) GDPR
5 6 (5.04%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.52%) Basel II
6 3 (2.52%) Basel III
7 1 (0.84%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 9 (7.56%) Informatica
4 8 (6.72%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) Tableau
6 4 (3.36%) Ariba
6 4 (3.36%) hybris
7 3 (2.52%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.84%) Capita
9 1 (0.84%) Sage
9 1 (0.84%) Teradata