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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 816 797 863
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +66
Permanent jobs citing CFA 43 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.055% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.20% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 30
Average salary £45,000 £61,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.53% +48.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £87,000 £86,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +38.46%
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
29503 27653 31862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.05% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23092 22653 27345
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014. 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
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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
London -8 37 £45,000 -33.33% 2
South East -8 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 75 (80.65%) Finance
2 58 (62.37%) Degree
3 50 (53.76%) SQL
4 49 (52.69%) Hedge funds
5 40 (43.01%) C#
6 33 (35.48%) Front Office
7 32 (34.41%) Windows
7 32 (34.41%) Investment Management
8 31 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 30 (32.26%) Bloomberg
10 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
11 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
12 27 (29.03%) VBA
13 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (23.66%) Economics
14 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
14 22 (23.66%) Back Office
14 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
14 22 (23.66%) Analytics
15 18 (19.35%) Spreadsheet
15 18 (19.35%) OO
16 17 (18.28%) Credit Risk
17 16 (17.20%) Statistics
17 16 (17.20%) Italian Language
17 16 (17.20%) Spanish Language
17 16 (17.20%) .NET
17 16 (17.20%) Financial Modelling
18 15 (16.13%) Java
18 15 (16.13%) UNIX
18 15 (16.13%) Asset Management

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 4 (4.30%) CMS
1 4 (4.30%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (11.83%) SPSS
2 11 (11.83%) S-PLUS
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) Stata
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Advent Geneva
1 4 (4.30%) PORTIA
2 1 (1.08%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
General
1 75 (80.65%) Finance
2 33 (35.48%) Front Office
3 22 (23.66%) Back Office
4 16 (17.20%) Italian Language
4 16 (17.20%) Spanish Language
5 9 (9.68%) Banking
6 6 (6.45%) Law
7 3 (3.23%) Legal
7 3 (3.23%) Advertising
7 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Retail
8 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 24 (25.81%) Analyst
4 18 (19.35%) Excel Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Excel VBA Developer
4 18 (19.35%) VBA Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Product Specialist
7 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Services Director
10 2 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Performance Analyst
11 1 (1.08%) C# Programmer
11 1 (1.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.08%) WPF Developer
11 1 (1.08%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) WSH
3 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.30%) jQuery
4 4 (4.30%) Ajax
4 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.23%) WPF
6 1 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (52.69%) Hedge funds
2 31 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 22 (23.66%) Economics
4 17 (18.28%) Credit Risk
5 16 (17.20%) Statistics
6 9 (9.68%) Fixed Income
7 8 (8.60%) Data Integration
8 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.30%) Derivative
9 1 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) UNIX
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 8 (8.60%) Windows 2000
3 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Investment Management
2 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
3 22 (23.66%) Analytics
4 18 (19.35%) OO
5 16 (17.20%) Financial Modelling
6 15 (16.13%) Asset Management
7 14 (15.05%) Performance Management
8 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
9 12 (12.90%) Migration
9 12 (12.90%) Project Management
9 12 (12.90%) Equity Research
10 11 (11.83%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (11.83%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (11.83%) Quantitative Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) CRM
11 8 (8.60%) Product Management
12 7 (7.53%) Business Development
12 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) SQL
2 40 (43.01%) C#
3 27 (29.03%) VBA
4 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
5 15 (16.13%) Java
6 12 (12.90%) Python
7 11 (11.83%) MATLAB
8 9 (9.68%) C++
9 8 (8.60%) Perl
9 8 (8.60%) VBScript
9 8 (8.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.30%) C
11 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (62.37%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) MBA
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ACCA
4 1 (1.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Bloomberg
2 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 8 (8.60%) Sybase
4 8 (8.60%) Siebel
4 8 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.53%) BI-SAM
5 7 (7.53%) Serena
6 6 (6.45%) FactSet
7 5 (5.38%) TOWER Software
8 4 (4.30%) Advent
8 4 (4.30%) Fiserv
9 3 (3.23%) thinkFolio
10 1 (1.08%) Cognos
10 1 (1.08%) Charles River
10 1 (1.08%) Reuters
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dollar Financial UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum pension, healthcare, life assurance
Posted: 14 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum pension, healthcare, life assurance
Posted: 15 days ago