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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 300 330 315
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing CFA 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £53,800 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £82,500 £144,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £46,250
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
2498 3083 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.97% 24.90% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2136 2529 2371
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
4 5 (38.46%) VBA
4 5 (38.46%) AIFMD
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Front Office
5 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Economics
6 3 (23.08%) Equities
6 3 (23.08%) Intranet
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Back Office
7 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Derivative
7 2 (15.38%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (15.38%) BI-SAM
7 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
8 1 (7.69%) Data Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Integration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Economics
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) AIFMD
2 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) BI-SAM
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) webMethods
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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