Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1075 1078 1185
Rank change year-on-year +3 +107 +99
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 97 94 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 92
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +34.41%
10th Percentile £48,000 £47,500 £40,700
90th Percentile £103,125 £102,500 £76,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% -

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 22,602 21,763 27,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 12.39% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17,634 17,226 21,611
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Top 9 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 24 February 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 +4 92 £65,000 +4.00% 15
London +3 67 £71,000 +13.60% 12
UK excluding London -14 23 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East +7 11 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Scotland - 10 £57,500 - 2
North of England -10 9 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West +4 8 £57,500 -23.94%
Yorkshire +3 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 79 (81.44%) Finance
2 55 (56.70%) IFRS 9
3 38 (39.18%) Banking
4 30 (30.93%) SAP
5 29 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (28.87%) SAS
7 26 (26.80%) Degree
8 20 (20.62%) Financial Institution
8 20 (20.62%) Retail Banking
8 20 (20.62%) Credit Risk
8 20 (20.62%) SAP S/4HANA
9 18 (18.56%) Investment Banking
10 17 (17.53%) Asset Management
10 17 (17.53%) SAP BPC
11 16 (16.49%) Wealth Management
11 16 (16.49%) Analytics
11 16 (16.49%) Project Management
12 15 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (15.46%) SAP BW
12 15 (15.46%) Data Structures
12 15 (15.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 13 (13.40%) SQL
14 12 (12.37%) Python
14 12 (12.37%) GAAP
15 11 (11.34%) MATLAB
15 11 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
15 11 (11.34%) Credit Risk Analytics
15 11 (11.34%) Solvency II
15 11 (11.34%) R

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 28 (28.87%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (20.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (17.53%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.09%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.06%) HFM
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.06%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (1.03%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SAP BW
2 11 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (10.31%) Big Data
4 3 (3.09%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 79 (81.44%) Finance
2 38 (39.18%) Banking
3 20 (20.62%) Financial Institution
3 20 (20.62%) Retail Banking
4 18 (18.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Consultant
2 25 (25.77%) Analyst
3 17 (17.53%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (15.46%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 14 (14.43%) Business Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Credit Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Credit Risk Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Data Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Management Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Risk Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Risk Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Data Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Data Migration Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) Flash
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.62%) Credit Risk
3 15 (15.46%) Data Structures
4 10 (10.31%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Fintech
6 2 (2.06%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.03%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) Asset Management
2 16 (16.49%) Analytics
2 16 (16.49%) Project Management
2 16 (16.49%) Wealth Management
3 15 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.34%) Credit Risk Analytics
4 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
4 11 (11.34%) Risk Analytics
5 10 (10.31%) Scorecard
5 10 (10.31%) SDLC
5 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.31%) Validation
6 9 (9.28%) Data Science
7 8 (8.25%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
7 8 (8.25%) Data Management
8 7 (7.22%) Data Governance
8 7 (7.22%) Internal Audit
8 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.19%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) Python
3 11 (11.34%) MATLAB
3 11 (11.34%) R
4 10 (10.31%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) ACCA
3 6 (6.19%) CIMA
4 3 (3.09%) MBA
5 2 (2.06%) PhD
6 1 (1.03%) CIPFA
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (56.70%) IFRS 9
2 12 (12.37%) GAAP
3 11 (11.34%) FATCA
3 11 (11.34%) Solvency II
4 10 (10.31%) GDPR
5 9 (9.28%) Basel III
5 9 (9.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.06%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (2.06%) MiFID
6 2 (2.06%) QA
6 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) SAP
2 4 (4.12%) Cognos
2 4 (4.12%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) Anaplan
4 2 (2.06%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.06%) Informatica
4 2 (2.06%) Intel
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) Tagetik