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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
Rank 823 867 943
Rank change year-on-year +44 +76  
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 37 89 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.086% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.65% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 15
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +39.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +100.00%  

IFRS 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 10193 13618 13349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8039 10773 10320
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
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%  

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Top 17 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 3 months to 26 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 +67 37 £60,000 -7.69% 10
London +55 25 £60,000 -4.00% 6
South East +57 7 £50,000 -23.07%
City of London +40 7 £65,000 +4.00% 4
North West -13 4 £73,750 +22.91%
Berkshire +30 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Manchester -18 3 £70,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £40,000 -
Worthing - 2 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 1 £82,500 -
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £82,500 -

IFRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing IFRS 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 IFRS.

1 73 (82.95%) Finance
2 58 (65.91%) IFRS 9
3 36 (40.91%) SAS
4 34 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (38.64%) Banking
4 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (30.68%) Credit Risk
6 26 (29.55%) SQL
7 25 (28.41%) ACCA
8 24 (27.27%) Analytics
9 22 (25.00%) Retail
10 19 (21.59%) CIMA
10 19 (21.59%) Oracle
10 19 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (20.45%) CIPFA
12 16 (18.18%) Financial Institution
13 14 (15.91%) Risk Analytics
14 13 (14.77%) Data Modelling
14 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (14.77%) Data Management
14 13 (14.77%) IAS 39
15 12 (13.64%) Risk Management
15 12 (13.64%) Degree
15 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
15 12 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
16 11 (12.50%) Change Management
16 11 (12.50%) MS Office
17 10 (11.36%) SPSS
17 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
18 9 (10.23%) Data Quality

IFRS
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 36 (40.91%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Office
2 10 (11.36%) SPSS
3 4 (4.55%) EViews
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (3.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.27%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.27%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.09%) Base SAS
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.68%) Big Data
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.41%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (3.41%) Power BI
5 3 (3.41%) SAS EBI
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) QlikView
General
1 73 (82.95%) Finance
2 34 (38.64%) Banking
3 22 (25.00%) Retail
4 16 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
6 6 (6.82%) General Ledger
6 6 (6.82%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 3 (3.41%) Front Office
8 2 (2.27%) Billing
8 2 (2.27%) Legal
8 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.27%) Marketing
8 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Consultant
3 22 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 22 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
4 19 (21.59%) Finance Business Analyst
5 18 (20.45%) Business Consultant
6 12 (13.64%) Developer
6 12 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) SAS Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Transformation Consultant
10 5 (5.68%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Finance Manager
10 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Risk Manager
11 4 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (30.68%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.55%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (27.27%) Analytics
3 14 (15.91%) Risk Analytics
4 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (14.77%) Data Management
4 13 (14.77%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
6 11 (12.50%) Change Management
7 8 (9.09%) ETL
7 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.09%) Scorecard
8 7 (7.95%) Credit Risk Modelling
8 7 (7.95%) Data Analytics
8 7 (7.95%) Fraud Detection
8 7 (7.95%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (7.95%) Process Improvement
8 7 (7.95%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) R
3 7 (7.95%) Python
4 4 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.41%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) ACCA
2 19 (21.59%) CIMA
3 18 (20.45%) CIPFA
4 12 (13.64%) Degree
5 6 (6.82%) CFA
6 4 (4.55%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (65.91%) IFRS 9
2 13 (14.77%) IAS 39
3 9 (10.23%) Data Quality
4 7 (7.95%) COREP
4 7 (7.95%) FINREP
5 6 (6.82%) Solvency II
6 4 (4.55%) Basel II
7 3 (3.41%) GAAP
8 2 (2.27%) Basel III
8 2 (2.27%) FATCA
8 2 (2.27%) QA
9 1 (1.14%) CRD IV
9 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (1.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) Teradata
4 3 (3.41%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Sage
5 2 (2.27%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.27%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.27%) Informatica
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) Tableau
5 2 (2.27%) Zuora
6 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
Shropshire
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Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £31,095 to £36,715 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Oldbury Howard Limited
Salary: bonus and benefits dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
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