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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 311 328 317
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing CFA 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.10% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.43% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,500 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £96,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,000
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
2745 3027 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.85% 23.97% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2309 2578 2542
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,750
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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CFA Salary Histogram in the City of London

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) BI-SAM
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) ACCA
3 1 (16.67%) CIMA
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) MBA
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ACCA
2 1 (16.67%) CIMA
2 1 (16.67%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BI-SAM
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus plus package
Posted: 5 days ago