The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 303 334 322
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs citing CFA 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £87,500 £86,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +32.69%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - -
CFA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2627 2788 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 23.53% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2367 2669
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CFA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the City of London region.

CFA Salary Trend in the City of London

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CFA.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Derivative
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) ACCA
4 1 (25.00%) CIMA
4 1 (25.00%) MBA
4 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ACCA
2 1 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus/Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago