The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 602 586 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing CFA 8 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.060% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 31
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £58,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £76,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - £40,000
CFA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11794 11064 11746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.10% 25.44% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9607 8877 9793
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +7 5 £82,500 +26.92% 3
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) VBA
2 8 (38.10%) Analytics
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
5 5 (23.81%) RAD
5 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Front Office
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) CIMA
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.52%) Derivative
8 2 (9.52%) Economics
8 2 (9.52%) Business Development
8 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) BI-SAM

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SDH
1 2 (9.52%) SONET
1 2 (9.52%) DWDM
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) French Language
5 1 (4.76%) German Language
5 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Excel Developer
3 5 (23.81%) RAD Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Change Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSD
1 1 (4.76%) XSL
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Economics
3 2 (9.52%) Derivative
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Physics
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) RAD
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
4 5 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Business Development
8 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) VBA
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CIMA
3 1 (4.76%) MBA
3 1 (4.76%) ACCA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) BI-SAM
2 1 (4.76%) SunGard
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago