The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 321 302 318
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing CFA 5 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.041% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 10
Average salary £82,500 £63,750 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £110,250 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +46.15%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3021 2694 2993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.83% 22.48% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2485 2382 2732
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CFA
London

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 22 July 2014.

CFA Salary Histogram in the City of London

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
1 11 (61.11%) Asset Management
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Front Office
4 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Serena
5 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (33.33%) Hedge funds
5 6 (33.33%) BI-SAM
6 5 (27.78%) FactSet
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (27.78%) Business Development
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) PORTIA
7 4 (22.22%) Advent
7 4 (22.22%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (22.22%) SAS
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Fiserv

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) PORTIA
1 4 (22.22%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (5.56%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Front Office
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Asset Management
2 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (27.78%) Business Development
5 3 (16.67%) Product Management
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) MBA
3 1 (5.56%) CIMA
3 1 (5.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Serena
2 6 (33.33%) BI-SAM
3 5 (27.78%) FactSet
4 4 (22.22%) Advent
4 4 (22.22%) Fiserv
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Sybase
5 3 (16.67%) Siebel
5 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
6 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.56%) Charles River
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos