The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 825 832 826
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing CFA 12 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.022% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.080% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 27
Average salary £46,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - -
CFA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26711 26365 29295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.49% 27.12% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21542 20977 24759
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CFA
Salary Trend in England

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

CFA Salary Trend in England

CFA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFA across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

CFA Salary Histogram in England

CFA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -16 7 £46,000 - 1
London -19 4 £72,500 -3.33% 3
East of England - 1 - -
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) VBA
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
5 8 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
7 6 (17.65%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) ReSharper
8 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.71%) WPF
8 5 (14.71%) MVVM
8 5 (14.71%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (14.71%) RAD
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) TOWER Software
8 5 (14.71%) WinForms
8 5 (14.71%) Front Office
9 4 (11.76%) Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
10 3 (8.82%) Business Development
10 3 (8.82%) Telecoms

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SDH
1 2 (5.88%) SONET
1 2 (5.88%) DWDM
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Front Office
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Portfolio Manager
3 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Excel Developer
4 5 (14.71%) RAD Developer
4 5 (14.71%) WPF Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Report Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) WinForms
1 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
1 5 (14.71%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSD
2 1 (2.94%) XSL
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Economics
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.65%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) RAD
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) MVVM
4 5 (14.71%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) VBA
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CIMA
3 1 (2.94%) MBA
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) TOWER Software
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago