The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 820 791 838
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs citing CFA 51 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 37
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +130.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary - £46,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +42.30%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29671 27684 31075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23418 22529 26784
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CFA
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -50 47 £47,500 -38.70%
South East -13 4 - - 1
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (74.75%) Finance
2 59 (59.60%) Degree
3 49 (49.49%) SQL
4 48 (48.48%) Hedge funds
5 38 (38.38%) C#
6 37 (37.37%) Front Office
6 37 (37.37%) Investment Management
7 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
8 30 (30.30%) Windows
9 29 (29.29%) Risk Management
9 29 (29.29%) Bloomberg
10 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 26 (26.26%) VBA
12 23 (23.23%) Analytics
13 22 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (22.22%) Economics
13 22 (22.22%) Back Office
13 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
14 20 (20.20%) Business Analysis
14 20 (20.20%) Asset Management
15 19 (19.19%) Spreadsheet
16 18 (18.18%) Credit Risk
16 18 (18.18%) OO
17 17 (17.17%) Knowledge Management
18 16 (16.16%) Statistics
18 16 (16.16%) Italian Language
18 16 (16.16%) Spanish Language
19 15 (15.15%) UNIX
19 15 (15.15%) Java

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.04%) CMS
1 4 (4.04%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (11.11%) SPSS
2 11 (11.11%) S-PLUS
2 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.11%) Stata
3 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) PORTIA
1 4 (4.04%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (1.01%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (74.75%) Finance
2 37 (37.37%) Front Office
3 22 (22.22%) Back Office
4 16 (16.16%) Italian Language
4 16 (16.16%) Spanish Language
5 13 (13.13%) Banking
6 6 (6.06%) Law
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
7 3 (3.03%) Advertising
7 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Analyst
3 25 (25.25%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.18%) VBA Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Excel VBA Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Excel Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Product Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Services Director
9 2 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Consultant
10 1 (1.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 1 (1.01%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) WSH
3 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.04%) Ajax
3 4 (4.04%) jQuery
3 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.04%) CSS
3 4 (4.04%) HTML
3 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (4.04%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.48%) Hedge funds
2 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
3 22 (22.22%) Economics
4 18 (18.18%) Credit Risk
5 16 (16.16%) Statistics
6 10 (10.10%) Fixed Income
7 8 (8.08%) Data Integration
8 5 (5.05%) Derivative
9 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.01%) PMI
11 1 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (1.01%) Equities
11 1 (1.01%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Windows
2 15 (15.15%) UNIX
3 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 8 (8.08%) Windows 2000
3 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) Investment Management
2 29 (29.29%) Risk Management
3 23 (23.23%) Analytics
4 20 (20.20%) Business Analysis
4 20 (20.20%) Asset Management
5 18 (18.18%) OO
6 17 (17.17%) Knowledge Management
7 15 (15.15%) Financial Modelling
8 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.13%) Business Development
9 13 (13.13%) Programme Management
9 13 (13.13%) Performance Management
10 12 (12.12%) Equity Research
10 12 (12.12%) Migration
10 12 (12.12%) Project Management
11 11 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
11 11 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
12 8 (8.08%) CRM
12 8 (8.08%) Product Management
13 5 (5.05%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 26 (26.26%) VBA
4 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.15%) Java
6 12 (12.12%) Python
7 11 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 9 (9.09%) C++
9 8 (8.08%) VBScript
9 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
9 8 (8.08%) Perl
10 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.04%) C
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (59.60%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) MBA
3 3 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) CIMA
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Bloomberg
2 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) Sybase
4 8 (8.08%) Siebel
4 8 (8.08%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.07%) BI-SAM
5 7 (7.07%) Serena
6 6 (6.06%) FactSet
7 4 (4.04%) TOWER Software
7 4 (4.04%) Fiserv
7 4 (4.04%) Advent
8 3 (3.03%) thinkFolio
9 1 (1.01%) Charles River
9 1 (1.01%) Murex
9 1 (1.01%) Reuters
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% bonus, benefits
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