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

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

Finance Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 50 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.37% 1.46% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 522 471 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.39% 97.92% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 431 407 395
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Watford

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in Watford

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the Watford region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) GWT
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) GWT
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL