The median annual salary for a Financial Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 207 198
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 12 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.61% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 18
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,700 £31,315
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +7 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Coventry - 2 £29,750 -
Solihull - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) ERP
4 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) Infor
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) JD Edwards
7 4 (17.39%) QAD
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) IIBA
8 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) SaaS
9 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Business Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) IIBA
3 1 (4.35%) ACCA
3 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Infor
3 4 (17.39%) JD Edwards
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) QAD
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Pegasus
5 1 (4.35%) Serena
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