The median annual salary for a Senior Financial Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Finance Analyst
UK
Rank 821 852 907
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Financial Analyst 36 96 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.093% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.097% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 35 95 49
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Financial Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Financial Analyst in the UK

Senior Financial Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Financial Analyst.

Salary trend for Senior Financial Analyst in the UK

Senior Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Financial Analyst over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Financial Analyst in the UK

Senior Financial Analyst
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +41 35 £53,750 +7.50% 8
London +55 16 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Yorkshire +20 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Leeds - 11 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
City of London +51 5 £65,000 +23.80% 2
South East +24 4 £46,000 -8.00% 3
East of England +20 3 £62,500 +11.11%
Essex +16 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Surrey - 2 £48,500 - 1
Hampshire +25 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 £62,500 +17.70%
East Sussex 0 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hove -2 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Watford -9 1 £62,500 +17.70%
North West -18 1 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Manchester -21 1 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Beckenham - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £42,000 -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £37,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,000 -

Senior Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Financial Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) Process Improvement
3 24 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 14 (17.95%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.67%) Banking
6 13 (16.67%) Oracle
6 13 (16.67%) ISEB
7 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
8 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
9 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
9 9 (11.54%) SDLC
9 9 (11.54%) Software Delivery
10 8 (10.26%) Data Structures
10 8 (10.26%) Financial Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) Degree
10 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.26%) Project Management
10 8 (10.26%) Java
10 8 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (10.26%) XML
10 8 (10.26%) Windows
10 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.26%) Law
11 7 (8.97%) Retail
11 7 (8.97%) Unix

Senior Financial Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (3.85%) JBoss
1 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) HFM
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.13%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.56%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.85%) Essbase
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Selenium
1 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Law
4 7 (8.97%) Retail
5 6 (7.69%) Marketing
6 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
7 4 (5.13%) Legal
8 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.28%) Back Office
9 1 (1.28%) Billing
9 1 (1.28%) Electronics
9 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.28%) Front Office
9 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 4 (5.13%) SOAP
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) Ajax
3 3 (3.85%) GWT
3 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.85%) Java EE
3 3 (3.85%) REST
3 3 (3.85%) Spring
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) HTML5
5 1 (1.28%) J2SE
5 1 (1.28%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.28%) WCF
5 1 (1.28%) WPF
5 1 (1.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.13%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.85%) Fintech
6 2 (2.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Unix
3 4 (5.13%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 24 (30.77%) Process Improvement
3 14 (17.95%) Scrum
4 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
5 9 (11.54%) SDLC
5 9 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.26%) Financial Analysis
6 8 (10.26%) Project Management
7 7 (8.97%) Coaching
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.69%) UML
9 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.41%) VBA
4 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) ISEB
2 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) ACCA
4 4 (5.13%) CIMA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) IFRS
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
1 1 (1.28%) SCSM
1 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Charles River
3 5 (6.41%) HP
3 5 (6.41%) Hyperion
3 5 (6.41%) Reuters
4 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Solace
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
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