Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 988 1100 1093
Rank change year-on-year +112 -7 +117
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 113 87 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.051% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 94 59 87
UK median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £101,250 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -11.50%

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 20,763 21,550 22,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.54% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,269 16,640 17,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Top 10 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 January 2019. 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 +107 113 £75,000 +27.66% 25
London +88 92 £75,000 +7.14% 16
UK excluding London +54 21 £62,500 +8.70% 10
South East +22 14 £66,250 -11.67% 2
Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
North of England +34 2 £42,000 -26.96% 2
South West +28 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £42,000 +12.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £90,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 108 (95.58%) Finance
2 66 (58.41%) Banking
3 52 (46.02%) Solvency II
4 45 (39.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 38 (33.63%) IFRS 9
6 32 (28.32%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 32 (28.32%) Data Management
7 31 (27.43%) Degree
8 24 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (19.47%) FATCA
10 21 (18.58%) GDPR
10 21 (18.58%) SQL
10 21 (18.58%) Financial Institution
10 21 (18.58%) Data Science
11 20 (17.70%) Oracle
11 20 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (17.70%) Big Data
11 20 (17.70%) Visualisation
12 19 (16.81%) Data Quality
12 19 (16.81%) ETL
12 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.81%) Migration
13 17 (15.04%) Coaching
13 17 (15.04%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (14.16%) Data Migration
14 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (13.27%) SAP
15 15 (13.27%) Validation
15 15 (13.27%) Data Architecture
15 15 (13.27%) Taxonomies

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 8 (7.08%) Documentum
1 8 (7.08%) FileNet
1 8 (7.08%) SAS
2 6 (5.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) SAP BPC
1 10 (8.85%) SAP FS
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 8 (7.08%) SAP Bank Analyzer
2 8 (7.08%) SAP MDM
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.65%) HFM
4 3 (2.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) Big Data
1 20 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (13.27%) Power BI
3 15 (13.27%) QlikView
4 10 (8.85%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (8.85%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.96%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.96%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.08%) SAP BW
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.65%) PowerPivot
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) RStudio
General
1 108 (95.58%) Finance
2 66 (58.41%) Banking
3 21 (18.58%) Financial Institution
4 13 (11.50%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.96%) Retail
6 8 (7.08%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Back Office
8 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Data Manager
2 15 (13.27%) Architect
3 13 (11.50%) Data Migration Manager
3 13 (11.50%) Migration Manager
4 12 (10.62%) Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Services Director
8 7 (6.19%) Data Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) ETL Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Business Finance Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Finance Business Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Management Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) Web Services
2 8 (7.08%) SAP PI
3 7 (6.19%) XML
4 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
4 6 (5.31%) RESTful
4 6 (5.31%) Spring
5 3 (2.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Taxonomies
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.77%) Robotics
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 32 (28.32%) Data Management
2 24 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (18.58%) Data Science
4 20 (17.70%) Visualisation
5 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.81%) ETL
5 19 (16.81%) Migration
6 17 (15.04%) Coaching
6 17 (15.04%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (14.16%) Data Migration
8 15 (13.27%) Data Architecture
8 15 (13.27%) Data Governance
8 15 (13.27%) Validation
9 14 (12.39%) Analytics
10 13 (11.50%) Project Management
11 10 (8.85%) Data Lineage
11 10 (8.85%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.85%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) R
3 8 (7.08%) Java
4 4 (3.54%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) ACCA
2 11 (9.73%) CIMA
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.65%) PhD
5 2 (1.77%) MBA
6 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (46.02%) Solvency II
2 45 (39.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 38 (33.63%) IFRS 9
4 22 (19.47%) FATCA
5 21 (18.58%) GDPR
6 19 (16.81%) Data Quality
7 11 (9.73%) GAAP
8 8 (7.08%) QA
9 3 (2.65%) Basel III
9 3 (2.65%) CRD IV
9 3 (2.65%) MiFID
10 2 (1.77%) PMO
10 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.88%) Basel II
11 1 (0.88%) EMIR
11 1 (0.88%) IAS 39
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Oracle
2 15 (13.27%) SAP
3 13 (11.50%) Informatica
4 12 (10.62%) Tableau
5 9 (7.96%) Hyperion
6 8 (7.08%) IBM
6 8 (7.08%) Teradata
7 7 (6.19%) GoldenSource
7 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.65%) Syncsort
8 3 (2.65%) Trillium
9 2 (1.77%) Google
9 2 (1.77%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.88%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.88%) Ariba
10 1 (0.88%) Cadence
10 1 (0.88%) Cognos
10 1 (0.88%) Jedox
10 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft