Period
to 21 May 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1034 1125 1111
Rank change year-on-year +91 -14 +27
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 64 81 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 53
UK median annual salary £75,000 £66,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +10.42% -7.69%
10th Percentile £49,625 £41,375 £42,700
90th Percentile £95,125 £92,500 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -28.57%

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 20,015 22,013 20,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.88% 12.82% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,521 16,973 15,882
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 May 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 May 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 +87 62 £75,000 +7.14% 17
London +90 50 £85,000 +23.64% 13
UK excluding London +64 13 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South East +32 7 £47,500 -36.67% 2
North of England +30 2 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Midlands +26 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Scotland +4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 55 (85.94%) Finance
2 38 (59.38%) Banking
3 27 (42.19%) Solvency II
4 25 (39.06%) Degree
5 22 (34.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 20 (31.25%) Data Management
7 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 17 (26.56%) IFRS 9
9 16 (25.00%) Analytics
10 15 (23.44%) Java
11 14 (21.88%) Data Architecture
11 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (21.88%) SAS
12 12 (18.75%) ETL
12 12 (18.75%) VBA
12 12 (18.75%) Back Office
12 12 (18.75%) Stress Testing
12 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
12 12 (18.75%) Data Quality
13 11 (17.19%) Big Data
13 11 (17.19%) GDPR
13 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
13 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (15.63%) .NET
14 10 (15.63%) C++
14 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
14 10 (15.63%) Physics
14 10 (15.63%) Credit Risk
14 10 (15.63%) Retail

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 14 (21.88%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP FS
2 2 (3.13%) HFM
2 2 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Power Platform
3 5 (7.81%) SaaS
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Big Data
2 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.94%) Power BI
4 6 (9.38%) QlikView
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.13%) SAS EBI
9 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 55 (85.94%) Finance
2 38 (59.38%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Back Office
4 10 (15.63%) Retail
5 8 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Data Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Banking Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Credit Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Qualitative Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Quantitative Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Risk Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Data Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Data Governance Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Finance Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Governance Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.69%) RESTful
3 3 (4.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Credit Risk
2 9 (14.06%) Derivative
3 8 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Robotics
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 20 (31.25%) Data Management
3 16 (25.00%) Analytics
4 14 (21.88%) Data Architecture
5 12 (18.75%) ETL
5 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 12 (18.75%) Stress Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
6 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.63%) Computational Finance
7 10 (15.63%) Data Governance
7 10 (15.63%) Physics
7 10 (15.63%) Statistics
8 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Coaching
9 8 (12.50%) Data Lineage
10 7 (10.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 7 (10.94%) Business Development
10 7 (10.94%) Data Science
10 7 (10.94%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) Java
3 12 (18.75%) VBA
4 10 (15.63%) C++
4 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
5 9 (14.06%) C
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 4 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) CFA
2 9 (14.06%) PhD
3 7 (10.94%) ACCA
3 7 (10.94%) CIMA
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.69%) MBA
5 2 (3.13%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.19%) Solvency II
2 18 (28.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (26.56%) IFRS 9
4 12 (18.75%) Data Quality
5 11 (17.19%) GDPR
6 8 (12.50%) FATCA
7 5 (7.81%) Basel III
7 5 (7.81%) GAAP
7 5 (7.81%) MiFID
8 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 4 (6.25%) GoldenSource
3 4 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.25%) Tableau
4 3 (4.69%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.69%) Informatica
5 2 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.56%) Tagetik