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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 856 809 850
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +41
Permanent jobs citing CFA 21 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.050% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.19% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 16
Average salary £52,500 £72,500 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,800 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 - -
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
29439 27640 29641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.52% 26.74% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23715 22496 24965
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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
London -47 13 £73,750 +1.72% 2
South East -10 7 £46,000 - 2
Yorkshire -35 1 £84,500 -
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 57 (90.48%) Finance
2 36 (57.14%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) Degree
4 25 (39.68%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (38.10%) Hedge funds
6 22 (34.92%) Analytics
6 22 (34.92%) C#
7 20 (31.75%) Windows
8 19 (30.16%) VBA
9 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
9 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
10 16 (25.40%) Financial Modelling
11 15 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
11 15 (23.81%) Statistics
11 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 15 (23.81%) Front Office
11 15 (23.81%) Project Management
11 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
11 15 (23.81%) OO
12 14 (22.22%) Economics
13 13 (20.63%) Investment Management
13 13 (20.63%) Bloomberg
14 11 (17.46%) Back Office
14 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (17.46%) Equity Research
15 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
15 10 (15.87%) Quantitative Analysis
15 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
15 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
15 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.35%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) SPSS
1 10 (15.87%) S-PLUS
1 10 (15.87%) Stata
2 9 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) PORTIA
1 1 (1.59%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) SDH
1 2 (3.17%) SONET
1 2 (3.17%) DWDM
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (90.48%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Front Office
3 11 (17.46%) Back Office
4 9 (14.29%) Italian Language
4 9 (14.29%) Spanish Language
5 4 (6.35%) Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Excel Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Product Specialist
7 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Manager
7 5 (7.94%) RAD Developer
7 5 (7.94%) WPF Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.76%) Change Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Data Centre Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
1 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.94%) WPF
2 5 (7.94%) WinForms
2 5 (7.94%) Ajax
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) jQuery
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.35%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XSD
4 1 (1.59%) XSL
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (38.10%) Hedge funds
3 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 15 (23.81%) Statistics
4 14 (22.22%) Economics
5 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
6 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.17%) Derivative
7 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Analytics
2 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
3 16 (25.40%) Financial Modelling
4 15 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (23.81%) Project Management
4 15 (23.81%) OO
5 13 (20.63%) Investment Management
6 11 (17.46%) Equity Research
7 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
7 10 (15.87%) Quantitative Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.94%) RAD
8 5 (7.94%) MVVM
9 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.35%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.76%) Business Development
10 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 22 (34.92%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) VBA
4 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.87%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) MATLAB
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) Java
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) CIMA
3 1 (1.59%) MBA
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ACCA
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Bloomberg
2 9 (14.29%) TOWER Software
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) FactSet
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) Reuters
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Serena
5 1 (1.59%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.59%) Advent
5 1 (1.59%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.59%) BI-SAM
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Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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