Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Risk Analyst was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1124 1151 1211
Rank change year-on-year +27 +60 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Risk Analyst 18 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 27
UK median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +36.36% +27.91%
10th Percentile £38,844 £45,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £47,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -30.53% +39.71% -9.33%

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 158,047 167,700 184,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,340 134,271 154,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Risk Analyst in the UK

Senior Risk Analyst
Top 4 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 19 October 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 +9 12 £75,000 -3.23% 5
London 0 12 £75,000 -10.45% 3
UK excluding London +26 3 £33,000 -30.53% 4
Scotland +2 3 £33,000 -26.67% 2

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) SAS
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Credit Risk
5 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Statistics
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) IFRS
6 4 (22.22%) IFRS 9
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) SPSS
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) 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 8 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.56%) Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Statistics
4 4 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) R
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) IFRS
1 4 (22.22%) IFRS 9
2 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Misys