Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Accountant was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Accountant
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Accountant 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.095% 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
West Sussex median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
South East median annual salary £42,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% +36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,073 2,105 2,496
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.53% 97.68% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 1,934 2,308
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,775 £27,500 £24,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Accountant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Accountant in West Sussex

Accountant
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Accountant in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Accountant in West Sussex

Accountant Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Accountant 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Accountant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Exchequer
1 2 (100.00%) CIPFA
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
1 2 (100.00%) CCAB
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) General Ledger

Accountant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Exchequer
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) General Ledger
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCAB
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
1 2 (100.00%) CIPFA