Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Risk Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Senior Risk Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1138 1156 1234
Rank change year-on-year +18 +78 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Risk Analyst 28 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.030% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 35
UK median annual salary £45,000 £77,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.94% +29.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £41,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £115,000 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.80% +10.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 163,763 169,397 191,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,963 136,760 160,834
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Risk Analyst in the UK

Senior Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Risk Analyst in the UK

Senior Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Risk Analyst in the UK

Senior Risk Analyst
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Risk Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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 -14 20 £50,000 -42.86% 3
UK excluding London +29 13 £41,250 -8.33% 2
London +3 12 £67,500 -22.86% 2
South East - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland -5 5 £45,000 +2.86% 1
North of England +24 2 £42,500 -29.17%
North West 0 2 £42,500 -29.17%

Senior Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Senior Risk Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) SAS
2 18 (64.29%) Finance
3 17 (60.71%) Credit Risk
3 17 (60.71%) Analytics
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (32.14%) R
8 8 (28.57%) Banking
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) ETL
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.86%) Retail
10 5 (17.86%) Data Management
10 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
10 5 (17.86%) IFRS
10 5 (17.86%) IFRS 9
10 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Statistics
11 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
12 3 (10.71%) QA
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project

Senior Risk Analyst Skill Set
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 19 (67.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (10.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Credit Risk
2 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Analytics
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Data Management
4 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.29%) Statistics
5 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) R
3 3 (10.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
1 5 (17.86%) IFRS
1 5 (17.86%) IFRS 9
2 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 3 (10.71%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Misys