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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 840 819 840
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing CFA 26 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.044% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 21
Average salary £49,250 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.64% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - -
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 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 December 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 -3 14 £72,500 +3.57% 4
South East +17 10 £46,000 - 2
Yorkshire -25 1 £84,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (86.54%) Finance
2 29 (55.77%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Degree
4 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (34.62%) C#
6 17 (32.69%) Analytics
7 16 (30.77%) Windows
8 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
8 14 (26.92%) Hedge funds
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 12 (23.08%) VBA
9 12 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (21.15%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (21.15%) Project Management
11 10 (19.23%) Statistics
11 10 (19.23%) Front Office
12 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
12 9 (17.31%) .NET
12 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (17.31%) TOWER Software
12 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
13 8 (15.38%) Bloomberg
13 8 (15.38%) Asset Management
13 8 (15.38%) OO
13 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 8 (15.38%) Credit Risk
14 7 (13.46%) Economics
14 7 (13.46%) Back Office

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) SPSS
1 6 (11.54%) S-PLUS
1 6 (11.54%) Stata
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SDH
1 2 (3.85%) SONET
1 2 (3.85%) DWDM
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) ReSharper
General
1 45 (86.54%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Front Office
3 7 (13.46%) Back Office
4 5 (9.62%) Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Portfolio Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Excel Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) RAD Developer
5 5 (9.62%) WPF Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Change Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Product Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Report Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
1 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.62%) WPF
2 5 (9.62%) WinForms
2 5 (9.62%) Ajax
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) jQuery
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSD
4 1 (1.92%) XSL
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.92%) Hedge funds
3 10 (19.23%) Statistics
4 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.38%) Credit Risk
5 7 (13.46%) Economics
6 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Derivative
8 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience
8 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Analytics
2 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 12 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
6 8 (15.38%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.54%) Quantitative Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Equity Research
9 5 (9.62%) MVVM
9 5 (9.62%) RAD
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (7.69%) Web Development
11 3 (5.77%) Business Development
11 3 (5.77%) Workflow
12 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 12 (23.08%) VBA
4 6 (11.54%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CIMA
3 1 (1.92%) MBA
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ACCA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) TOWER Software
2 8 (15.38%) Bloomberg
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.92%) Reuters
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
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