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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 304 310 313
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CFA 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.076% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £63,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - £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
2830 2518 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.23% 23.89% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2389 2129 2519
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) BI-SAM
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) CIMA
4 1 (14.29%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (14.29%) FTP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) BI-SAM
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago