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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 846 797 860
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +63
Permanent jobs citing CFA 26 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.056% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.21% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 21
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £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 September 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 September 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 -62 18 £45,000 -35.71% 3
South East -8 8 £52,500 +16.66%
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (85.56%) Finance
2 57 (63.33%) Degree
3 51 (56.67%) SQL
4 48 (53.33%) Hedge funds
5 41 (45.56%) C#
6 33 (36.67%) Windows
7 31 (34.44%) Front Office
8 30 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 30 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 29 (32.22%) Bloomberg
10 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
10 28 (31.11%) VBA
10 28 (31.11%) Investment Management
11 24 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (24.44%) Economics
13 22 (24.44%) Back Office
14 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 21 (23.33%) Analytics
15 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
16 18 (20.00%) OO
17 17 (18.89%) .NET
18 16 (17.78%) Statistics
18 16 (17.78%) Italian Language
18 16 (17.78%) Spanish Language
18 16 (17.78%) Credit Risk
18 16 (17.78%) Financial Modelling
19 14 (15.56%) Performance Management
19 14 (15.56%) Java

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.44%) SAS
1 4 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (12.22%) SPSS
2 11 (12.22%) S-PLUS
2 11 (12.22%) Stata
3 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) PORTIA
1 4 (4.44%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
General
1 77 (85.56%) Finance
2 31 (34.44%) Front Office
3 22 (24.44%) Back Office
4 16 (17.78%) Italian Language
4 16 (17.78%) Spanish Language
5 6 (6.67%) Banking
6 5 (5.56%) Law
7 3 (3.33%) Legal
7 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.11%) Retail
9 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (63.33%) Developer
2 29 (32.22%) C# Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Product Specialist
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) WPF Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Services Director
10 2 (2.22%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Change Manager
10 2 (2.22%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) WSH
2 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.56%) WPF
4 4 (4.44%) jQuery
4 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 4 (4.44%) Ajax
5 3 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (53.33%) Hedge funds
2 30 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 22 (24.44%) Economics
4 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (17.78%) Credit Risk
5 16 (17.78%) Statistics
6 8 (8.89%) Fixed Income
7 7 (7.78%) Data Integration
8 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.44%) Derivative
9 1 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) UNIX
3 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000
3 7 (7.78%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 28 (31.11%) Investment Management
3 21 (23.33%) Analytics
4 18 (20.00%) OO
5 16 (17.78%) Financial Modelling
6 14 (15.56%) Performance Management
7 12 (13.33%) Equity Research
7 12 (13.33%) Project Management
7 12 (13.33%) Migration
8 11 (12.22%) Asset Management
8 11 (12.22%) Quantitative Analysis
8 11 (12.22%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.78%) CRM
10 7 (7.78%) Product Management
11 4 (4.44%) Risk Analytics
11 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.67%) SQL
2 41 (45.56%) C#
3 28 (31.11%) VBA
4 24 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 14 (15.56%) Java
6 12 (13.33%) Python
7 11 (12.22%) MATLAB
8 8 (8.89%) C++
9 7 (7.78%) VBScript
9 7 (7.78%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.78%) Perl
10 4 (4.44%) C
10 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (63.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) MBA
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) ACCA
4 1 (1.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Bloomberg
2 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) Sybase
4 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.78%) TOWER Software
4 7 (7.78%) Serena
4 7 (7.78%) BI-SAM
4 7 (7.78%) Siebel
5 6 (6.67%) FactSet
6 4 (4.44%) Advent
6 4 (4.44%) Fiserv
7 2 (2.22%) thinkFolio
8 1 (1.11%) Reuters
8 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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