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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 883 917 899
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Permanent jobs citing CFA 26 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.044% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 12
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,900 £52,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £83,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £46,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.97% -
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +27 24 £35,000 -54.83% 3
South East +11 1 £40,000 -13.04% 1
West Midlands - 1 £23,500 -
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (90.91%) Finance
2 38 (69.09%) Degree
3 32 (58.18%) SQL
4 27 (49.09%) Front Office
5 23 (41.82%) C#
6 22 (40.00%) VBA
6 22 (40.00%) Intranet
6 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 22 (40.00%) AIFMD
7 21 (38.18%) Equities
8 19 (34.55%) Hedge funds
9 9 (16.36%) Python
10 8 (14.55%) MBA
10 8 (14.55%) Banking
10 8 (14.55%) Analytics
11 7 (12.73%) Eurex
11 7 (12.73%) Patsystems
11 7 (12.73%) GL TRADE
11 7 (12.73%) Fedora
11 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
11 7 (12.73%) Greeks
11 7 (12.73%) Black-Scholes
11 7 (12.73%) CentOS
11 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
11 7 (12.73%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (12.73%) SUSE
11 7 (12.73%) Debian
11 7 (12.73%) Linux
11 7 (12.73%) PhD

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Informix
3 1 (1.82%) QlikView
3 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
General
1 50 (90.91%) Finance
2 27 (49.09%) Front Office
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Marketing
5 4 (7.27%) Arabic Language
5 4 (7.27%) French Language
5 4 (7.27%) German Language
5 4 (7.27%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
5 4 (7.27%) Swahili Language
6 3 (5.45%) Back Office
7 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
1 24 (43.64%) Graduate
2 22 (40.00%) Junior
2 22 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 19 (34.55%) Graduate Developer
4 14 (25.45%) Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Electronic Trading Support
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Support
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Support
6 6 (10.91%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Portfolio Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (38.18%) Equities
3 19 (34.55%) Hedge funds
4 7 (12.73%) Eurex
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Economics
6 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) CentOS
1 7 (12.73%) Debian
1 7 (12.73%) Fedora
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
1 7 (12.73%) SUSE
1 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Analytics
2 7 (12.73%) Black-Scholes
2 7 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (12.73%) Greeks
3 6 (10.91%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Business Development
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.45%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.64%) Campaign Management
6 2 (3.64%) Data Management
6 2 (3.64%) Fund Management
6 2 (3.64%) Presales
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.64%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) C#
3 22 (40.00%) VBA
4 9 (16.36%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.73%) C++
5 7 (12.73%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) Perl
5 7 (12.73%) Tcl
6 6 (10.91%) C
7 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) R
8 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) MBA
3 7 (12.73%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) ACCA
4 1 (1.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.82%) Basel II
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Bloomberg
1 7 (12.73%) Fidessa
1 7 (12.73%) GL TRADE
1 7 (12.73%) NYFIX
1 7 (12.73%) Patsystems
1 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
1 7 (12.73%) Reuters
2 6 (10.91%) CQG
3 4 (7.27%) SunGard
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) Calypso
5 1 (1.82%) EasyScreen
5 1 (1.82%) EccoWare
5 1 (1.82%) FNZ
5 1 (1.82%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
FCA
Salary: Approximately £46,000 to £75,000 depending on skills and experience
Posted: 24 days ago