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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 864 960
Rank change year-on-year +34 +96  
Permanent jobs citing IFRS 35 86 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.083% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.64% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 76 16
Median salary £60,000 £66,250 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% +38.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,750 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £69,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -34.78% +105.97%  

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 10309 13543 14110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.98% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 10750 10944
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
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 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IFRS in the UK

IFRS
Top 15 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 27 April 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 +54 33 £60,000 -4.00% 11
London +55 26 £60,000 -4.00% 6
City of London +34 11 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South East +72 4 £45,000 - 2
Scotland +1 2 £36,715 -51.04% 2
North West -27 2 £73,750 +18.00% 1
Manchester -35 2 £73,750 +18.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £36,715 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +25 1 £45,000 -5.26%
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Worthing - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 62 (88.57%) Finance
2 45 (64.29%) IFRS 9
3 33 (47.14%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (42.86%) SAS
5 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (31.43%) Banking
7 21 (30.00%) SQL
7 21 (30.00%) Credit Risk
8 15 (21.43%) ACCA
8 15 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (21.43%) Analytics
9 13 (18.57%) Retail
9 13 (18.57%) Financial Institution
9 13 (18.57%) Risk Analytics
10 12 (17.14%) CIMA
10 12 (17.14%) Data Management
11 10 (14.29%) CIPFA
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (14.29%) IAS 39
11 10 (14.29%) Data Strategy
12 9 (12.86%) Scorecard
12 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.86%) Target Operating Model
12 9 (12.86%) Stress Testing
12 9 (12.86%) Base SAS
12 9 (12.86%) Degree
12 9 (12.86%) Oracle
13 8 (11.43%) Benchmarking
13 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
13 8 (11.43%) 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 30 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.71%) EViews
2 4 (5.71%) SPSS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.86%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.86%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.86%) Base SAS
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (4.29%) Power BI
3 3 (4.29%) SAS EBI
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
General
1 62 (88.57%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Banking
3 13 (18.57%) Financial Institution
3 13 (18.57%) Retail
4 6 (8.57%) Advertising
4 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.86%) Billing
6 2 (2.86%) Front Office
6 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 20 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Business Analyst
4 15 (21.43%) Finance Business Analyst
5 14 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
6 12 (17.14%) Developer
7 11 (15.71%) Consultant
8 9 (12.86%) SAS Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Business Consultant
9 8 (11.43%) Credit Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 7 (10.00%) Risk Manager
11 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
12 5 (7.14%) Accountant
12 5 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 5 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (7.14%) Senior Financial Analyst
12 5 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.14%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.29%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (21.43%) Analytics
3 13 (18.57%) Risk Analytics
4 12 (17.14%) Data Management
5 10 (14.29%) Data Strategy
6 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.86%) Scorecard
6 9 (12.86%) Stress Testing
6 9 (12.86%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (11.43%) Benchmarking
7 8 (11.43%) Fraud Detection
7 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
7 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.00%) Change Management
8 7 (10.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
8 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Coaching
9 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
9 6 (8.57%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) R
3 5 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) ACCA
2 12 (17.14%) CIMA
3 10 (14.29%) CIPFA
4 9 (12.86%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) Postgraduate
6 3 (4.29%) CFA
7 2 (2.86%) CCAB
8 1 (1.43%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (64.29%) IFRS 9
2 10 (14.29%) IAS 39
3 8 (11.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (10.00%) Basel II
5 4 (5.71%) COREP
5 4 (5.71%) FINREP
6 3 (4.29%) GAAP
7 2 (2.86%) FATCA
7 2 (2.86%) Solvency II
8 1 (1.43%) CRD IV
8 1 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (1.43%) MiFID
8 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Teradata
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Sage
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.86%) Zuora
5 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Earls Colne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago