The first table below looks at the demand for CFA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 25 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 598 555 617
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +62
Permanent jobs citing CFA 48 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 16
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,750 £108,750
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +46.15%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12212 11157 12685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.26% 25.18% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9021 11082
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CFA
England

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CFA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the London region.

CFA Salary Trend in London

CFA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFA across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

CFA Salary Histogram in London

CFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -19 5 £82,500 +20.00% 1
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 69 (73.40%) Finance
2 54 (57.45%) Degree
3 47 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 44 (46.81%) SQL
5 36 (38.30%) Front Office
5 36 (38.30%) Investment Management
6 33 (35.11%) C#
7 29 (30.85%) Windows
8 28 (29.79%) Risk Management
8 28 (29.79%) Bloomberg
9 27 (28.72%) Computer Science
10 26 (27.66%) VBA
11 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
12 21 (22.34%) Back Office
12 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (21.28%) Asset Management
13 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
14 19 (20.21%) Spreadsheet
14 19 (20.21%) T-SQL
14 19 (20.21%) Analytics
15 18 (19.15%) OO
15 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
15 18 (19.15%) Credit Risk
15 18 (19.15%) Economics
16 16 (17.02%) Italian Language
16 16 (17.02%) Spanish Language
17 15 (15.96%) Java
17 15 (15.96%) UNIX
18 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
19 13 (13.83%) Business Development

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.26%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.70%) SPSS
2 11 (11.70%) S-PLUS
2 11 (11.70%) Stata
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) PORTIA
1 4 (4.26%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (1.06%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (73.40%) Finance
2 36 (38.30%) Front Office
3 21 (22.34%) Back Office
4 16 (17.02%) Italian Language
4 16 (17.02%) Spanish Language
5 13 (13.83%) Banking
6 6 (6.38%) Law
7 3 (3.19%) Legal
7 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.13%) Retail
9 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Analyst
3 24 (25.53%) C# Developer
4 18 (19.15%) VBA Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Excel Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Excel VBA Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Product Specialist
7 3 (3.19%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Services Director
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Consultant
9 1 (1.06%) Programmer
9 1 (1.06%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.06%) Murex Business Analyst
9 1 (1.06%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) WSH
3 2 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 27 (28.72%) Computer Science
3 18 (19.15%) Credit Risk
3 18 (19.15%) Economics
4 12 (12.77%) Statistics
5 10 (10.64%) Fixed Income
6 8 (8.51%) Data Integration
7 5 (5.32%) Derivative
8 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.06%) Ontologies
9 1 (1.06%) Equities
9 1 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.06%) PMI
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 15 (15.96%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows 2000
3 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) Investment Management
2 28 (29.79%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.28%) Asset Management
3 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
4 19 (20.21%) Analytics
5 18 (19.15%) OO
6 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.83%) Knowledge Management
7 13 (13.83%) Business Development
7 13 (13.83%) Programme Management
8 12 (12.77%) Migration
8 12 (12.77%) Project Management
8 12 (12.77%) Performance Management
8 12 (12.77%) Equity Research
9 11 (11.70%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (11.70%) Quantitative Analysis
9 11 (11.70%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (8.51%) Product Management
10 8 (8.51%) CRM
11 5 (5.32%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) SQL
2 33 (35.11%) C#
3 26 (27.66%) VBA
4 19 (20.21%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.96%) Java
6 12 (12.77%) Python
7 11 (11.70%) MATLAB
8 9 (9.57%) C++
9 8 (8.51%) Perl
9 8 (8.51%) VBScript
9 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.26%) C
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (57.45%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) MBA
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ACCA
4 1 (1.06%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Bloomberg
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) Sybase
4 8 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.51%) Siebel
5 7 (7.45%) BI-SAM
5 7 (7.45%) Serena
6 6 (6.38%) FactSet
7 4 (4.26%) Advent
7 4 (4.26%) Fiserv
8 3 (3.19%) thinkFolio
9 1 (1.06%) Reuters
9 1 (1.06%) Charles River
9 1 (1.06%) Cognos
9 1 (1.06%) Murex
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